Baker & McKenzie, Mayer Brown, Olswang and Slaughter and May have all won spots on Unilever’s inaugural panel.
Four years ago, in July 2010, Simpson Thacher lost an up-and-coming high yield counsel to Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, having passed him by for partnership.
Clifford Chance is understood to be losing four private equity associates to join partners at firms including Latham & Watkins and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, underlining the vulnerability of magic circle firms to headhunters acting for US firms in London.
Squire Patton Boggs has chosen legacy Patton Boggs’ Saudi associate firm Khalid Al-Thebity as its local representative, leaving legacy Squire Sanders’ affiliate to pursue independence.
Baltic firms Borenius and Lawin have taken the lead roles on the acquisition of social media site Ask.fm by questions and answers site Ask.com.
Former King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) partners Tony O’Malley and Tim Blue, who set up a Sydney boutique earlier this year, have joined accounting giant PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) to launch an Australian legal services arm.
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom and Jones Day are among the firms advising the Coca-Cola Company on its partnership deal with energy drink business Monster.
Clifford Chance’s new managing partner and corporate head are turning around the firm’s conservative reputation by taking an axe to the leadership team and getting tough on partners’ remits.
Withers has advised on the establishment of new industry body Innovate Finance, which supports the growth of cutting-edge technologies in the UK’s financial sector.
Cloud Standardisation Guidelines published by the European Commission download subscription
The guidelines give EU businesses more certainty around what cloud service providers and cloud services consumers are responsible for when entering into contractual agreements.
Court upholds contract terms — a bad bargain, however clearly drafted, will remain a bad bargain download subscription
The recent case of Fujitsu Services Ltd v IBM United Kingdom Ltd is about one party’s efforts to defeat a clearly worded exclusion clause.
What’s in a name? Nothing, if there’s a number — what if the name and the BIC/account number don’t match? download subscription
Since 2007, all the major UK clearing banks have processed and routed electronic payments on the basis of sort code (or bank identifier code — BIC) and account number.
Last week was one of fancy footwork in the global M&A market, with a couple of mega-deals from across the pond hogging the limelight
Entries for this year’s Lawyer Awards Funds Team of the Year saw innovative structures and many firsts for good causes
The Cayman Islands dominates the offshore world, but can it maintain its leading position?
The latest offshore deals comprise a few firsts, including a groundbreaking hybrid mutual in Bermuda and the largest ever catastrophe bond issuance