Regulatory and Compliance News
The LCIA is changing, but is it moving quickly enough?
Manchester-based Linder Myers has spent the last few years acquiring distressed assets. Now the firm is on the hunt for a rescue-merger to pull it back from the brink.
Kate Beioley talks Mandela, democracy and the rule of law with Brick Court Chambers’ latest recruit, Jeremy Gauntlett.
CMS Cameron McKenna and Dundas & Wilson partners have said yes to a £277m-tie-up that will go live in May 2014. Here Kate Beioley looks at what the future holds for the combined entity.
Regulatory and Compliance Briefings
InCredit — Immigration Act 2014 regulations; gross mortgage lending up five per cent; and more download subscription
Addleshaw Goddard has released the 25 November 2014 edition of its InCredit publication.
Payment accounts: enhanced consumer rights through adoption of Directive 2014/92/EU download subscription
Directive 2014/92/EU (the ‘Payment Accounts Directive’) has been adopted with the aim of improving the consumer rights of EU citizens.
Protecting your business from equal-pay claims download subscription
Equal-pay claims are often viewed as the preserve of the public sector, but in light of the current class action against Asda this perception is being challenged.
Regulatory and Compliance Analysis
Given the growth in the amount of data businesses create and store, it’s a good point in time to determine how companies and law firms are working with eDiscovery and computer forensics.
UK 200 figures show that Olswang has lagged behind its TMT competitors over time, and it will shortly have to cope with the arrival of Cooley in London. With CEO David Stewart now out the door, does the firm have a plan?
The year will be remembered for redundancies and consolidation, as firms looked to cut costs and reduce overheads.
Regulatory and Compliance Opinion
The growing conflagration over the investigation by world football governing body FIFA into the awarding of hosting rights for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups increasingly looks like a textbook case of how not to conduct an ethics probe.
A ground-breaking challenge brought by online travel company Skyscanner means the Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) must reconsider whether to accept legally binding promises.
Justice Minister Shailesh Vara MP on why now is the right time for the Indian legal market to finally open up.