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Clifford Chance's Simon Davis slams FCA pension leak in report

11-Dec-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Clifford Chance partner Simon Davis has branded the Financial Conduct Authority “seriously inadequate” in his published report into the leak on a FCA life insurance industry probe earlier this year. 


Travers Smith appoints Kirkland partner Biggs in first lateral hire since 2011

17-Nov-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Travers Smith has hired Kirkland & Ellis financial services partner Stephanie Biggs - the firm’s first lateral partner hire in nearly four years.

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Bird & Bird replaced by Fladgate on £4bn RBS shareholder case after fees row

17-Nov-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Bird & Bird has been replaced by Fladgate on the £4bn battle between the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and shareholders over a 2008 £12bn rights issue amid disagreements over fees.


CVC swaps Perris to Credit Partners, promotes legal director

13-Nov-2014 | By Natasha Bernal

CVC Capital Partners general counsel Richard Perris is swapping roles to head the legal department at sister company CVC Credit Partners.

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RPC’s Charlotte Taggart joins Cabot Credit Management as GC

13-Nov-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Consumer debt company Cabot Credit Management has appointed RPC commercial insurance partner Charlotte Taggart as its general counsel.


Former Barclays lawyer Edwards takes on group general counsel role at Worldpay

3-Nov-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Payment processing company Worldpay has hired former Barclays Bank lawyer Mark Edwards as its new group general counsel.

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MiFID2: ESMA publishes first technical advice download subscription

Dentons 24-Dec-2014

ESMA follow-up papers address aspects of delegated legislation and technical standards to be made under MiFID 2 and MiFIR.

Amendments to Russian de-offshorisation law download subscription

GRATA Law Firm 24-Dec-2014

New amendments to the Russian Tax Code regarding de-offshorisation will enter into force on 1 January 2015.

Memery Crystal comments on the 2014 Autumn Statement and the Draft Finance Bill 2015 download subscription

Memery Crystal 23-Dec-2014

Memery Crystal’s Tim Crosley and Naomi Lawton give their views on the 2014 Autumn Statement and the Draft Finance Bill 2015 clauses for PLCs

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15-Sep-2014 | By Natasha Bernal

Which firms are cutting it in this era of slimline rosters, and who are the GC new brooms making clean sweeps? The Lawyer can reveal all


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? 


The Lawyer Awards 2014 Shortlist: Finance Team of the Year

9-Jun-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

A flair for innovation sets apart the banking and finance teams on this year’s shortlist for top honours at The Lawyer Awards 

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