Alison Walker

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Star legal writers: banking

Gowling WLG: Fraud update: Economic crime; TalkTalk’s cyber attack; the SFO By Andy Petherbridge By Sean O’Toole Crime of failure to prevent economic crime According to the justice minister, the Ministry of Justice has decided against introducing a new criminal offence of failing to prevent an economic crime. He stressed that the principle of corporate criminal liability […]

Walker Morris food and drink team sponsors FDF dinner

The Walker Morris Food and Drink Team were joint sponsors at the Food and Drink Federation annual dinner last night which called on businesses in the industry to unite in the face of shared challenges and trumpet successes. At the FDF Food and Drink Industry Dinner at the Hilton Park Lane, London, over 500 guests […]

Star legal writers: intellectual property

IP rows involving rock band Radiohead, Lego and the Happy Birthday tune, and charity domain name developments are just some of the subjects discussed by our expert briefings writers.

Gowling WLG client LDC delivers on £17m buy-out of Panther

The private equity team at Gowling WLG has advised leading mid-market private equity firm LDC on its £17m buy-out of Panther Logistics. Northampton-headquartered Panther specialises in two-man and one-man assisted delivery services for major brands and retailers, including Dunelm, Silent Night and Bosch Siemens. Gowling WLG advised LDC on its investment, the terms of Panther’s […]

Khaitan & Co advises Nippon Life Insurance on acquisition of stake

Khaitan & Co has advised Nippon Life Insurance Company (NLI) in relation to acquisition of an additional 23 per cent stake in Reliance Life Insurance Company Ltd (RLIC) from Reliance Capital Ltd (RCAP) for $341m taking its aggregate stake in RLIC to 49 per cent (and its aggregate investment in RLIC to INR 5,327 crore ($819m). […]