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Clifford Chance votes to rejig and reduce management committee

24-Jul-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Clifford Chance has cut its practice group representation on its management committee from six to three in a comprehensive overhaul.

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Edwards Wildman corporate head quits for Morgan Lewis

24-Jul-2014 | By Matt Byrne

Morgan Lewis has swooped on Edwards Wildman’s London office hiring corporate head David Ramm, in a move that will raise further questions about the future of the group.


Freshfields and HSF advise on Liberty Global’s £481m stake in ITV

21-Jul-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Herbert Smith Freehills have advised on the sale of British Sky Broadcasting’s (BSkyB) minority stake in ITV to Liberty Global.


Hogan Lovells and Addleshaws advise on £620m sale of Co-op Pharmacy

21-Jul-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Hogan Lovells and Addleshaw Goddard are among the firms to win key roles on Bestway’s acquisition of The Co-operative Group’s 774-branch pharmacy chain.

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Clifford Chance London corporate chief names Jonny Myers as PE head

18-Jul-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Clifford Chance’s new corporate chief has named private equity dealmaker Jonny Myers as private equity co-head alongside Oliver Felsenstein.

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The power behind Jones Day’s mid-market M&A knock-out

16-Jul-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

It’s no wonder that Jones Day’s London office has been on a corporate associate shopping spree over the past year, hand-picking eight new associates to handle its increased workload.


Linklaters names new global corporate and client sector heads

14-Jul-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Linklaters has appointed current Asian corporate head Matthew Middleditch as its new global corporate head to replace outgoing chief Jeremy Parr.

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French corporate boutique BDGS picks up Linklaters M&A team

14-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

French corporate boutique BDGS Associés has made its first lateral hire since setting up 18 months ago, appointing Linklaters M&A partner Marc Loy.


Kirkland duo McDaid and Dean quit to kickstart Willkie Farr’s City PE practice

14-Jul-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Willkie Farr has hired Kirkland & Ellis private equity partner duo Claire McDaid and Matthew Dean to launch its private equity offering in London.

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Bribe and prejudice — Supreme Court decision on bribes or secret commissions received by fiduciaries download subscription

Dentons 24-Jul-2014

The Supreme Court’s recent judgment clarifies the treatment of bribes or secret commissions received by agents or those in fiduciary positions.

Do cyber attacks affect share price? download subscription

Schillings 24-Jul-2014

It’s often suggested that a cyber breach can devastate share price. But is this right?

Court upholds LMAA tribunal’s jurisdiction to rule on costs weblink subscription

Ince & Co 24-Jul-2014

In an LMAA charterparty dispute between Sun United and Kasteli, owners’ claims had been secured by money paid into an escrow account in the name of charterers’ solicitors.

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Freshfields takes the lead as Liberty Global continues telecoms charge

21-Jul-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

What with the IPO market taking flight, and a couple of massive pharma deals hogging the spotlight, it’d be easy to forget that for many companies it’s business as usual

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Special report: Offshore - The Cayman Islands

21-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

The Cayman Islands dominates the offshore world, but can it maintain its leading position? 


Offshore: Deals and cases Q2 2014


The latest offshore deals comprise a few firsts, including a groundbreaking hybrid mutual in Bermuda and the largest ever catastrophe bond issuance


Whatever happened to M&A fees?

7-Jul-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

UK public M&A work is down, as are fees. But as the deals markets shows signs of life, it’s not just the M&A titans that are winning

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Stephenson Harwood and Travers Smith advise on P2PGI IPO

9-Jun-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Stephenson Harwood and Travers Smith took key roles on the launch and flotation of peer-to-peer (P2P) loans business P2P Global Investments (P2PGI) on the London Stock Exchange’s main market.

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