Fried Frank axes Hong Kong and Shanghai offices in Asia shutdown

20-Jan-2015

Fried Frank’s Asian ambition shuddered to a halt this week as the firm closed its operations in Hong Kong and Shanghai after seven years in the region.

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China’s Dacheng part of world’s largest firm thanks to Dentons deal

27-Jan-2015

PRC firm Dacheng has come a long way since it was founded in 1992.

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European M&A rockets – but European firms miss out on the big mandates

8-Jan-2015

The annual M&A league tables are coming out and it’s good news. Globally, M&A activity was back to pre-crisis levels in 2014

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Hot 100 reveals management excellence

29-Jan-2015 | By Matt Byrne

If you were still looking for a way to get your year started properly yesterday then you could have done a lot worse than attend the party to launch the Hot 100 2015. A stellar turnout saw a jamboree of lawyers from every corner of the legal market rub shoulders over a glass or two at a jam-packed Royal Exchange.

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In-house storms The Lawyer’s Hot 100

28-Jan-2015

Last year The Lawyer significantly upped its focus on in-house legal teams, shining a light on the symbiosis between law and commercial strategy.

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Vedder Price gains currency with bitcoin deal

26-Jan-2015 | By Natalie Stanton

Bitcoin is still somewhat of a mystery to many. But one firm has helped the electronic currency to become a little more transparent.

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Mammoth court battles top The Lawyer’s must-watch list in 2015

21-Jan-2015

This year’s top 20 cases demonstrate how much the English High Court has become a global litigation centre, with litigants from all over the world to battle cases in London.

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