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.
If Berwin Leighton Paisner is to halt the stream of senior partner departures, it needs to make up its mind about its true focus and channel resources accordingly. By Kate Beioley
Addleshaws is bracing itself for what could be a tough fight for the senior partner job
Thousands of lawyers descended on Dublin last week for the annual International Bar Association conference. Of course, The Lawyer was there too, to bring you the inside knowledge
Peter Kalis, longstanding chairman of ever-expanding US firm K&L Gates, has just signed up for yet another four-year term in the job. Does the man never fancy a break? Lucy Burton finds out
On the face of it Field Fisher Waterhouse has the most to gain from a possible merger with Osborne Clarke, but given their differences it’s a long shot
Marathon Olympics gives Freshfields chance to sprint ahead
Twenty-two down, 167 to go - the ABS revolution is coming, but with more of a rumble than a big bang
Regulatory and Compliance Briefings
Pension Risk — market update: July 2014 download subscription
This year is expected to be a bumper year for pension risk transfer in the UK.
Bermuda introduces unprecedented changes to legislation on settlor reserved powers download subscription
The Trusts (Special Provisions) Amendment Act 2014 provides certainty regarding how far settlors can go without calling the validity of the trust structure into question.
Squatters’ rights — does crime pay? download subscription
The High Court has recently held that an adverse possession claim can be based on criminal trespass.
Regulatory and Compliance Analysis
The year will be remembered for redundancies and consolidation, as firms looked to cut costs and reduce overheads.
A tough Middle East market means setting up an outpost there requires an alternative approach
As the US firm turns 40 in London, its strategy of expanding slowly is paying off
Regulatory and Compliance Opinion
Earlier this year South East European firm Karanovic & Nikolic carried out a survey of in-house counsel in its region.
A few weeks ago I asked why Leeds seemed to have fallen off the pace compared to other regional cities’ legal offerings.
Partner remuneration should contribute to a positive culture and transparent business practices, not be fixated on PEP