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The LCIA: New rules and new frontiers

19-Mar-2014 | By Kate Beioley

The LCIA is changing, but is it moving quickly enough?


Too much, too soon? Linder Myers' acquisitive path to administration

13-Feb-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

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.

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Jeremy Gauntlett: Meet Mandela's man

10-Feb-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Kate Beioley talks Mandela, democracy and the rule of law with Brick Court Chambers’ latest recruit, Jeremy Gauntlett.


What next for Dundas and CMS?

16-Dec-2013 | By Kate Beioley

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.

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Regulatory and Compliance Briefings

InCredit — Immigration Act 2014 regulations; gross mortgage lending up five per cent; and more download subscription

Addleshaw Goddard 26-Nov-2014

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

Wildgen 26-Nov-2014

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

Shoosmiths 26-Nov-2014

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

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Demystifying e-discovery: the art of the possible


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.

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Olswang at the crossroads as turnover lags peer group

3-Nov-2014 | By Matt Byrne

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?


Review of the year: month by month


The year will be remembered for redundancies and consolidation, as firms looked to cut costs and reduce overheads. 

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Regulatory and Compliance Opinion

Andrew Durant

FIFA's investigations own goal


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.

Catriona Munro

CMA must rethink online hotel pricing


A ground-breaking challenge brought by online travel company Skyscanner means the Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) must reconsider whether to accept legally binding promises.

Vara Shailesh

Why India should open up its legal market


Justice Minister Shailesh Vara MP on why now is the right time for the Indian legal market to finally open up.

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