Macfarlanes makes up nine in record promos round

7-Apr-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Macfarlanes has made up nine lawyers to partner in its largest-ever round of promotions, across a range of practice areas including corporate, funds and financial services.


Baker & McKenzie hires former RPC regulatory head

19-Mar-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Baker & McKenzie is to be joined in its London financial services group by RPC’s former head of financial services and regulatory Steven Francis. 


DWF continues London growth with Lawrence Graham trio

17-Mar-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

DWF has scooped three finance partners from Lawrence Graham in a bid to boost its London office.

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HSF refills financial regulatory practice with Deutsche Bank compliance chief

5-Mar-2014 | By Lucy Burton

Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) has added Deutsche Bank’s compliance, government & regulatory affairs chief Andrew Procter to its financial services regulatory practice.

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Slaughters shakes up management with practice stream overhaul

5-Mar-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Slaughter and May has announced a re-jig of its practice stream heads following a partner vote.


Osborne Clarke wins back place on Nomura's revamped EMEA panel

16-Dec-2013 | By Lucy Burton

Investment bank Nomura has wrapped up a review of its panel firms in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), reappointing Osborne Clarke to its existing list of legal advisers. 

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High anxiety: how the new financial regulatory regime will affect lawyers

15-Apr-2013 | By Jonathan Ames

Nerves are mounting over the ‘twin peaks’ financial regulation regime which could see accountants grabbing top-end advice work

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Pay-off lines

9 April 2012

Everyone needs a pension, but the issues surrounding the development of pensions legislation are varied and complex

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Saving case

9 May 2011

Raquel Agnello QC and Thomas Robinson report on the implications of a ruling that helps to clarify the relationship between the Upper Tribunal and the Pensions Regulator

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Small change


?Stephanie Biggs and Lisa Cawley ask whether the proposed shake-up of financial regulation in the UK is really as dramatic as it seems

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Financial services & Pensions Special Report: AIM dropping

11 May 2009

Many companies have been tempted to ease their financial woes by delisting from AIM. But this is not a decision to be taken lightly, say Claire Clarke and Stephen Hamilton

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Financial Services Opinion


EU rules: regulatory arbitrage?


AIFMD’s plans for alternative investment funds could create an unfair advantage in the market

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Unfair relationships — what does the future hold? download subscription

Eversheds 17-Apr-2014

The ‘unfair relationship’ concept in respect of credit agreements was introduced into the Consumer Credit Act 1974 on 6 April 2007.

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