Asset management and funds boutique MJ Hudson has launched in Hong Kong, creating the firm’s third office alongside London and Jersey.
Stephenson Harwood and Travers Smith took key roles on the launch and flotation of peer-to-peer (P2P) loans business P2P Global Investments (P2PGI) on the London Stock Exchange’s main market.
Chicago-based law firm Katten Muchin Rosenman has created a dedicated City-based asset management group with the hire of two new partners.
The liquidators of Bernard L. Madoff feeder fund Fairfield Sentry, represented by British Virgin Islands (BVI) firm Forbes Hare and Macfarlanes, have lost two key points before the Privy Council in an important judgment.
Field Fisher Waterhouse has further bulked up its finance group with the hire of Simmons & Simmons partner Philip Abbott.
Offshore firm Ogier has sold its fiduciary business in a management buy-out backed by private equity company Electra Partners, which values the business at £180m.
Investment management company CBRE Global Investors has promoted its deputy EMEA general counsel Anja Ijlstra to the position of general counsel for the EMEA region.
Cayman Islands boutiques Travers Thorp Alberga and Paget-Brown are merging in early 2014, just a year after the former enticed ex-Maples and Calder managing partner Anthony Travers back to practice.
Global Financial Markets Insight — the case for a better-functioning securitisation market; the cost of holding ABS; and more subscription
DLA Piper has released the latest version (issue 4, Q3 2014) of its Global Financial Markets Insight publication.
Middle East: Jordanian PPP law update download subscription
Amendments to the recently passed draft PPP law have been approved by Jordan’s Lower House Investment Committee.
Fixed overheads under Capital Requirements Regulation clarified: impact on AIFMs and UCITS managers download subscription
The European Commission has published a draft regulatory technical standard on own-funds requirements for firms based on fixed overheads under article 97 of the CRR.
Addleshaw Goddard private equity partner Ben Rodham has quit the firm for Shearman & Sterling, less than two years after joining from Linklaters.
Freshfields has continued its dramatic US hiring spree, adding Shearman & Sterling M&A lawyer Peter Lyons as co-head of its public M&A group.
Linklaters has named London litigation head Michael Bennett as its new global litigation head and put him in charge of a new standalone litigation team, condensing two executive committee roles into one.
Italian M&A activity has hit a rough patch, forcing law firms to look for alternative sources of revenue
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Entries for this year’s Lawyer Awards Funds Team of the Year saw innovative structures and many firsts for good causes