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Paul Hastings takes nine-strong team from Ashurst for US structured finance build-up

3-Jul-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

Paul Hastings has hired a nine-strong team in New York and Washington, DC, led by Ashurst co-head of securities and derivatives Scott Faga and US managing partner Eugene Ferrer, to build its structured finance capability.

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Raft of top US firms advise as BP settles Deepwater Horizon claims for £12bn

3-Jul-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Oil giant BP has agreed to pay $18.7bn (£12bn) to settle claims arising from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the biggest environmental penalty in history.

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Sullivan and Wachtell take the lead on Ace's $28.3bn purchase of insurer Chubb

2-Jul-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Sullivan & Cromwell and Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz have advised on insurance company Ace’s $28.3bn (£18.1bn) acquisition of rival Chubb Corporation. 

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Weil hires partner from Freshfields as China head leaves

2-Jul-2015 | By Yun Kriegler

Weil Gotshal & Manges has hired corporate partner Charles Ching from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, following the departure of China head Steven Xiang.

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Kirkland picks up Latham Munich founder Kirchner

2-Jul-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Kirkland & Ellis has recruited Latham & Watkins’ Munich founding partner Jörg Kirchner in a continuation of high-profile partner hires by US firms in Europe.

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Skadden reigns again in worldwide M&A deal rankings after losing out to Weil last year

2-Jul-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom has topped worldwide deal rankings for the first half of 2015, while European and UK leader Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer is the only magic circle firm to feature in the table.

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KWM breaks even with PE partner loss to Goodwin Procter and partner hire from Fried Frank

1-Jul-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) has lost London-based private equity partner Simon Fulbrook to Goodwin Procter, while simultaneously adding private equity partner Laura Brunnen to its London office from Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson.

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Clifford Chance and Linklaters advise as General Electric continues $100bn asset sell-off

1-Jul-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Clifford Chance and Linklaters are the latest firms to have won mandates as General Electric (GE) stays on track to sell $100bn (£63.6bn) worth of assets by the end of the year. 

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Incoming Freshfields' management talk lockstep, innovation and collaboration

1-Jul-2015 | By Tabby Kinder

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s new managing and senior partner have said the next five years will be “crucial” for the firm to capitalise on new opportunities and international clients and increase efficiency and innovation.

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Widespread adoption of data and analytics among businesses, yet many challenged to derive value from the data download subscription

KPMG 3-Jul-2015

A KPMG report highlights a growing gap between how businesses currently use D&A and their ability to apply it to untapped areas of rich opportunity.

New Rules of the Superior Courts deal with changes introduced by the Companies Act 2014 download subscription

LK Shields Solicitors 3-Jul-2015

This article provides some examples of the changes to the Rules of the Superior Courts.

Chancellor urged to back small firms download subscription

B P Collins 3-Jul-2015

George Osborne is being urged to improve the landscape for small businesses, ahead of the Budget.

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Ashurst, BLP and Shoosmiths act as Ferrero snaps up Thorntons for £112m

29-Jun-2015

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Ireland’s lawyers tell a tale of two economies

15-Jun-2015

The country’s domestic economy is now in steady recovery.

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The thrill of the float: overseeing IPOs

8-Jun-2015 | By Margaret Taylor

Overseeing an IPO is a logistical headache for most general counsel. It can also be the most exhilarating type of deal to work on. Four in-house lawyers reveal the secrets of going public

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Hot 100 alumni: Tim Emmerson, Sullivan & Cromwell

1-Jun-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

In 2008, Tim Emmerson was a senior partner in Sullivan & Cromwell’s M&A team in London. Two years later, he became head of European M&A, tasked with building the firm’s corporate transactions practice in the UK and Europe.

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KWM exits mount as regulatory partner Beechey exits for Fried Frank

3-Jul-2015 | By Natasha Bernal

King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) regulatory partner Gregg Beechey has become the latest lawyer to exit the firm this week, set to join Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson in London.

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Harneys picks up funds team from Appleby Cayman

26-Jun-2015 | By Joanne Harris

Offshore firm Harneys has hired a three-strong funds team from rival Appleby in the Cayman Islands, including former funds head Ian Gobin.

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Fried Frank poised for major UK funds boost with K&E partner trio

27-May-2015 | By Rachel Moloney

Kirkland & Ellis is understood to have lost three private funds partners to Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson, less than a year after the firm’s London head Graham White made the same move.

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