Contents A transatlantic future The US influence on the European market The rise of the non-bank lenders The patchwork of Europe The political impact Case Study: Financing Bain’s Acquisition of Kantar from WPP Team structure Conclusion: what next? Key takeaways The convergence of documentary terms, investors and commercial approaches across the European and US loan […]
The European Commission has issued a recent update on the Fifth Anti-Money Laundering Directive (MLD5). We examine what the MLD5 entails and outline the next steps to be taken.
In this webinar, Karen Killalea discusses the key considerations for employers as they look to re-open, and re-invent their workplaces for the new normal.
Watch Claire Burrows (Regulatory) and Charlotte Smith (Employment) present a webinar on ‘The Future World of Work: Life After Lockdown’.
The compensation order regime Compensation orders aim to make directors financially accountable for the consequences of their unfit conduct. They were introduced in October 2015 by the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 which amended the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986 (CDDA). Under the new regime, the Insolvency Service can apply to court (on […]
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A group of barristers across the country and a number of City firms have signed up to assist individuals arrested at Black Lives Matter protests, which emerged this week following the death of George Floyd. In the midst of a pandemic, the US has found itself at the epicentre of a race row after a […]
The general counsel of GE Power has left the company after almost two decades in the in-house legal team of its European division.
Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) is anticipating a long-term switch to virtual meetings, with the firm’s new CEO expecting online sessions to form a large part of the firm’s ‘new normal’. Justin D’Agostino, who replaced Mark Rigotti in May, has told The Lawyer that he expects all the firm’s leadership teams to continue with virtual working […]
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan has failed in its attempt to secure pre-action disclosure on behalf of Carillion, as it looks to bring a claim against its former auditors at KPMG. During a judgment handed down on Wednesday, Mr Justice Jacobs deemed it inappropriate for the court to order pre-action disclosure, stating that the “efficient […]
A top Scottish silk has joined 4 Pump Court, as he expands his practice to include matters in England and Wales. Axiom Chambers’ Roddy Dunlop QC is joining 4 Pump Court but will continue to practice in Scotland through Axiom Chambers. Dunlop was instructed by the UK Government last year, in a judicial review over […]
Dechert has started the process of opening some of its offices in Europe, while also giving its staff globally an extra day of annual leave. The extra day off has been billed by the firm as a “day to thrive”, with many firms and businesses impressing it upon their staff to use up holiday now […]