15 February 2010

Canton ease

With the laws governing Switzerland’s various cantons set to be made less distinct, James Swift looks at the possibilities for local, national and global firms

People moves

David Evans has joined Edwin Coe as a partner from White & Case, where he was a senior associate in the London ­employment and benefits group.

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Clear for take-off?

The Government is sticking to its guns with the Financial Services Bill. Dan Preddy and Martin Langley highlight the concerns of those it affects

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Secret agenda

Switzerland’s banking secrecy is coming under increased pressure as US and European countries target tax evaders to plug deficits in their economies. James Swift asks: is the country’s resistance futile?

Tulkinghorn: Cry Emirates

Football fans often ask themselves what price they’d pay to help their team climb the league table. For Clifford Chance’s ­resident Gooner David ­Bickerton the answer, apparently, is his transport home.

The Lawyer HR Awards 2010

The Lawyer’s third annual HR Awards brought together the cream of UK talent at the premier event for HR professionals in the legal industry

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A “legitimate question” for Cherie Booth?

Cherie Booth QC, sitting as a judge, has been criticised severely by the media and the blogosphere for her reported remarks about a defendant’s religious beliefs when sentencing him for actual bodily harm. 

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