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Navigating an IPO would be a daunting prospect for any in-house lawyer. So, no wonder they’re prepared to dig deep in order to ensure their external counsel is up to the job
What a week it’s been for payday loans company Wonga, which has once again locked horns with the Financial Conduct Authority. It’s the second time in less than four months that the pair have clashed, following the revelation that Wonga sent out debt collection letters from fake law firms earlier this year.
After months of to-ing and fro-ing, the UK’s largest roadside assistance group RAC has finally settled on a course of action. And it’s not an IPO, like the company had previously proposed.
Corporate lawyers will tell you that the global M&A market has been cranking up in recent months. And the latest preliminary figures from Thomson Reuters confirm that it is very much back to business.
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Linklaters has continued its push on diversity by launching a new ally programme aimed at support lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) colleagues.
A raft of firms including Allen & Overy, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Pinsent Masons and Hogan Lovells has advised on the £1bn sale of three of Heathrow’s airports to a consortium formed by Ferrovial and Macquarie.
Information is key in M&A negotiations but the amount of data available is rocketing as a result of social media. Our expert panel give their advice
Freshfields is taking on corporate America as part of a wider mission – to become a leading player not in the magic circle but in the ‘international elite’
Magic circle player splashes out as it aims for the New York corporate heights