The Lawyer Asia Pacific 150 is the only research report to provide a ranking of the top 100 independent local firms and top 50 global firms in the region. The report offers critical review of some of the fastest growing firms and their strategies, a country-by-country guide to leading legal advisers and legal services market trends, plus exclusive insight into the current business development opportunities in the Asia Pacific. Read more
This year, The Lawyer’s annual ranking of the largest UK law firms by turnover is available as an interactive, digital benchmarking tool. For the first time this will allow you to manipulate each data set against the metrics of your choice.
White-collar crime has never been such a big issue. The recent establishment of the Serious Organised Crime Agency (Soca) - sometimes described as the UK's answer to the FBI - means that the authorities have a powerful new weapon to target white-collar criminals and the profits made through organised crime.
But can Soca succeed? The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) also has considerable crime-fighting powers, but has suffered a series of embarrassing and high-profile setbacks. In this White-Collar Crime Special Report The Lawyer examines the most recent - the collapse of the TransTec case.
Investigators into white-collar crime now have more tools at their disposal. Electronic evidence, which was an important part of the recent Enron trial in the US, can be a useful weapon. The problem is how to deal with it; and this week we look at the best strategies for attacking a computer packed with evidence.