A quartet of US and offshore firms have taken the lead roles on the dual listing of Russian hypermarket giant Lenta on the London and Moscow Stock Exchanges, creating the world’s largest publicly listed British Virgin Islands (BVI) company.
Offshore firm Harneys is bolstering its Asian presence with a Singapore office, relocating two Hong Kong partners to the jurisdiction to lead the venture.
Slaughter and May has increased its lead in the rankings of total stock market clients, after closest competitor Pinsent Masons saw its total drop from 96 to 93.
The offshore legal market had a solid 2013, with several firms reporting double-digit increases in turnover and a pronounced pick-up in activity levels.
Offshore M&A seems to be returning to steady growth, and as Appleby chair Frances Woo points out, the lack of dramatic movement is a good thing.
Pinsent Masons , Memery Crystal and Carey Olsen retained their podium places at the top of the overall Aim rankings as the market experienced a significant uptick ...
Ogier and Carey Olsen climb the charts due to a new ranking method but Maples and Calder still hits top spot
After the activity lull last year, offshore firms have regrouped and come out fighting with state-of-the-art technology that takes client service to a new level
A round-up of some of the most prominent corporate and litigation work that has been keeping offshore lawyers busy
Jersey is promoting its links with the UK while shaping a stronger international role
Rulefinder Marketing Restrictions hits 50th jurisdiction milestone and enhances content download subscription
RMR provides detailed information on the restrictions applicable where an OFI markets or sells a range of financial products and services on a cross-border basis.
A public directory of beneficial ownership would be an attack on the freedom of privacy to achieve nothing
In this year’s offshore survey The Lawyer excluded firms’ fiduciary lawyers and partners to get a better reflection of what’s happening with the legal side of their businesses (see story).
Appleby enters Guernsey and Conyers Dill & Pearman follows. It’s a classic follow the leader situation right?