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Skadden brokers historic $16.5bn Bank of America deal with US DoJ

22-Aug-2014 | By Natasha Bernal

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom has brokered a record-breaking $16.6bn (£10bn) settlement with the US Department of Justice (DoJ) for client Bank of America to resolve allegations of fraudulent mortgage handling.

cars

General Motors' legal team under investigation over concealed evidence

22-Aug-2014 | By Natasha Bernal

A decade-long lawsuit against General Motors, involving faulty components, whistleblowers and an investigation by US prosecutors, has reignited with an investigation into the company’s in-house legal team.

money

Quindell reports H1 turnover of £180m from legal portfolio

22-Aug-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Listed alternative business structure (ABS) Quindell has generated £180m of revenue from legal services at the half-year according to its interim statement to the London Stock Exchange.

Unilever picks Mayer Brown, Olswang, Slaughters off shelf for panel

22-Aug-2014

Unilever has been shopping for an inaugural legal panel and put Mayer Brown, Slaughter and May, Olswang and Baker & McKenzie in its trolley.

The Financial Report — Fed study questions new money market rules; Singapore updates audit committee guidebook; and more weblink subscription

DLA Piper 22-Aug-2014

DLA Piper has released the latest version (Volume 3, No.16) of The Financial Report, featuring news and analysis from across the financial sector.

National Bank of Ukraine introduced mandatory sale of 100 per cent foreign currency proceeds download subscription

DLA Piper 22-Aug-2014

The National Bank of Ukraine has toughened requirements for the mandatory sale of international currency proceeds that was temporarily introduced in November 2012. 

Financial services update: crypto-currencies in Australia — specifically bitcoin download subscription

DLA Piper 22-Aug-2014

While the use of crypto-currencies such as bitcoin have increased in popularity in Australia, there has been little clarification in relation to its legal status.

Tax Update: Australian tax and GST treatment of bitcoin and other crypto-currencies download subscription

DLA Piper 21-Aug-2014

The ATO has released its long-awaited public guidance on the Australian tax and GST treatment of bitcoin and other crypto-currencies.

Don’t forget the 23 September 2014 deadline to ensure your business associate agreements comply with the Omnibus Final Rule download subscription

DLA Piper 19-Aug-2014

Covered entities with business associate agreements that were entered on or before 25 January 2013 must revise their BAAs by 23 September 2014.

cars

General Motors' legal team under investigation over concealed evidence

22-Aug-2014 4:21 pm | By Natasha Bernal

A decade-long lawsuit against General Motors, involving faulty components, whistleblowers and an investigation by US prosecutors, has reignited with an investigation into the company’s in-house legal team.

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Skadden brokers historic $16.5bn Bank of America deal with US DoJ

22-Aug-2014 5:53 pm | By Natasha Bernal

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom has brokered a record-breaking $16.6bn (£10bn) settlement with the US Department of Justice (DoJ) for client Bank of America to resolve allegations of fraudulent mortgage handling.

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Baker & McKenzie, Mayer Brown, Olswang and Slaughters win Unilever panel places

22-Aug-2014 0:03 am | By Kate Beioley

Baker & McKenzie, Mayer Brown, Olswang and Slaughter and May have all won spots on Unilever’s inaugural panel.

money

Quindell reports H1 turnover of £180m from legal portfolio

22-Aug-2014 2:45 pm | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Listed alternative business structure (ABS) Quindell has generated £180m of revenue from legal services at the half-year according to its interim statement to the London Stock Exchange.

DWF

DWF drops ULaw as LPC provider in favour of BPP

22-Aug-2014 11:02 am | By Richard Simmons

DWF has appointed BPP as its new LPC training provider after three years with the University of Law (ULaw).

Guy Hinchley

Mills & Reeve’s Guy Hinchley: We’re on the hunt in Leeds

22-Aug-2014 0:03 am | By Richard Simmons

“It’s been a good year at the office,” says Mills & Reeve managing partner Guy Hinchley.

Lloyd's of London

BLM sets sights on £100m turnover for current financial year

22-Aug-2014 0:02 am | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

BLM will be nudging the £100m turnover mark at the financial year-end, according to a “conservative” estimate by managing partner Mike Brown.

London

Slaughters and Wragges lead host of firms on Legal & General property sell-off

22-Aug-2014 0:01 am | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Slaughter and May and Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co have taken key roles among a large group of UK and Irish firms advising on Legal & General’s (L&G) sale of eight properties from its Hyperion portfolio to separate purchasers.

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Bates Wells Braithwaite mourns former senior partner Stephen Lloyd

21-Aug-2014 6:33 pm | By Joanne Harris

Bates Wells Braithwaite has announced the “untimely” death of former senior partner Stephen Lloyd, who was killed on Wednesday (20 August) in a boating accident while on holiday in Wales.

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In-house interview: CPA Global GC Ruth Daniels

4-Aug-2014 | By Jonathan Ames

As you might expect from a legal outsourcer, value and efficiency are compulsory for CPA Global’s GC Ruth Daniels 

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In-house interview: Karen Kerrigan, Seedrs

28-Jul-2014 | By Margaret Taylor

When she found herself off work with back problems Simmons & Simmons associate Karen Kerrigan hatched a plan: she would leave the law and set up a community forum for people experiencing the same kind of pain as her.

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Service is the name of the game for Steven Webb, GC at IT distributor Premier Farnell

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Skadden brokers historic $16.5bn Bank of America deal with US DoJ

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom has brokered a record-breaking $16.6bn (£10bn) settlement with the US Department of Justice (DoJ) for client Bank of America to resolve allegations of fraudulent mortgage handling.

cars

General Motors' legal team under investigation over concealed evidence

A decade-long lawsuit against General Motors, involving faulty components, whistleblowers and an investigation by US prosecutors, has reignited with an investigation into the company’s in-house legal team.

London

Slaughters and Wragges lead host of firms on Legal & General property sell-off

Slaughter and May and Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co have taken key roles among a large group of UK and Irish firms advising on Legal & General’s (L&G) sale of eight properties from its Hyperion portfolio to separate purchasers.

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Mosaic promotes associate GC to top role as former legal chief becomes CFO

Fortune 500 fertiliser producer Mosaic has promoted associate general counsel Mark Isaacson, three months after former general counsel Richard Mack became the company’s chief financial officer (CFO).

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