Shearman’s Yukos: the epic pay day

29-Jul-2014

Big days don’t come much bigger than the one Shearman & Sterling enjoyed late last week, when the firm triumphed in its decade-long, $50bn arbitration battle for Yukos shareholders against the Russian state.

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PwC targets Australasia with legal services launch

19-Aug-2014

Accountancy giant PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has set its sights on the Australian and Asia Pacific legal markets with the launch of a local legal arm

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Taking the Eurozone crisis to court

24-Jul-2014

Last year Cypriot investors were horrified to learn that their government had agreed to a “haircut” on bank savings in order to bail the country out of the economic crisis it found itself in

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Pay more, perform better

14-Aug-2014

This week there’s more on the rumbling marketing pay row. In case you missed our news story about the £477,000 marketing directors – and the opinion article from Pinsent Masons’ director of communications ...

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This week’s top 15 legal briefings - 17 August 2014

17-Aug-2014

Lawyers on sharp end of judicial tongue for submitting verbose witness statements; MPs call for whistle-blowers to receive tougher statutory protection; and a US football team finds itself in trademark trouble over an increasingly troublesome name

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The many approaches to panel reviews

21-Aug-2014

No two panel reviews are the same. And a couple of in-house teams that have unveiled new panels over the past week demonstrate this fact all too well.

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Skadden, Baker Botts and two very different types of energy deals

18-Aug-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Last week was one of fancy footwork in the global M&A market, with a couple of mega-deals from across the pond hogging the limelight

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A summer of settlements ends Clydes, Lehman battles

20-Aug-2014

You wait all year for a big case to settle then two come at once.

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