The Lawyer Default Issue
Alex Kelham, Farisha Constable
Lawyers go undercover in Cannes and tell us what’s happening at Mipim. Who’s there this year and who’s stayed away? Where are the yachts? And what did Boris say on the London stand?
In a further sign of the central London property market recovering, Addleshaw Goddard’s London headquarters at Milton Gate could be sold at a 6.25 per cent yield, just six months after it was acquired by a joint venture.
All the companies featured in this section have been hit with hefty fines by regulators on both sides of the Atlantic, but there is another thing that unites them: all have overhauled their legal and compliance functions in recent years
Browne Jacobson has promoted seven new partners, bringing the total number of partners at the Midlands-based firm to a record total of 67.
As perhaps should be expected in such a fast-moving industry, it has been a tumultuous year for mobile telecoms. Take mobile termination rates.
When Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg declared in January 2010 that privacy was no longer a social norm he was articulating a profound shift in attitude over information.
This section can be summarised by one question: how do companies get finance when bank lending remains stagnant?
Eversheds has hired Hammonds pension star Jay Doraisamy to bulk up its London pensions practice.
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The genesis of our In-house Thought Leaders project can be traced back to our annual summit for in-house lawyers last year, when we eavesdropped on conversations among delegates. Whatever sector those lawyers were operating in we found that a consistent set of non-industry-specific topics animated them, from workplace issues or reputation to regulation or data protection, and they were relishing the opportunity to learn from their peers’ experiences.
Protecting brands is one of the biggest challenges facing general counsel today.
When I broke the news to friends and family that I was moving to Uruguay for work, the reaction of most people was “Uruwhere”? Some of the enlightened few could muster two words: “Punta” and “Este”; others were speechless.
Tanzania is a stunning and vibrant country and it has the advantage of political stability coupled with excellent economic opportunities as an emerging market.
The financial crisis has had a wide-ranging effect on many facets of life. For financial services businesses, one of the most significant and lasting impacts will be on the way they are regulated.
Relocating a head office can be both controversial and complex. Yet a steady stream of companies continue to quit the UK - and, anecdotally at least, it appears that many more are considering a move.
Some of the brightest stars of the industry were at The Grosvenor House Hotel last Tuesday (23 July) for The Lawyer Awards 2009. Eleven hundred solicitors, barristers and in-house lawyers were present to see the industry’s most prestigious awards handed out.
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The cream of the in-house community are in Barcelona sharing experiences. We report on the buzz.
In an environment where redundancies have become more common, employment law has been thrown into sharper focus than ever before.