Cooley opens first non-US outpost in Shanghai

Premium content

This article is only available to Premium subscribers of The Lawyer. Premium subscribers benefit from accessing all of our award-winning online content including interviews, commentary, analysis and in-depth research.

View our subscription options

Register now to The Lawyer to access our latest news stories, read selected briefings from key firms and gain essential careers insight to help you make the most of your current and future roles.

Contact Us: if you have any questions regarding your subscription, call us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 or email us at customerservices@thelawyer.com

View our subscription options

Having problems?

Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 | email: customerservices@thelawyer.com

If you are looking for our Jobs site, please click here 

Latest Briefings

Brexit and supply chain

By Sam Tecle, While much of British employment law derives from Europe, some areas are purely UK provisions. So to what extent would existing laws be affected by Brexit and what wider implications might we expect? Here, we address some of the initial issues businesses will need to consider and look at how best to […]

New tax change in Luxembourg on advanced rulings granted before 1 January 2015

By William Jean-Baptiste, Eléonore Galleron The Draft Budget Law for the year 2020 was submitted on 14 October 2019 by the Luxembourg Government to the Parliament. The most significant measure (insertion of a paragraph 29b in the general tax law amended on 22 May 1931) seeks to amend the validity rules of certain advance tax […]

Brexit and employment

By Jonathan Chamberlain, David Lowe, Bernardine Adkins, Ursula Johnston, Kieran Laird, Michael J Luckman While much of British employment law derives from Europe, some areas are purely UK provisions. So to what extent would existing laws be affected by Brexit and what wider implications might we expect? Here, we address some of the initial issues businesses will need to consider and […]

Welcome clarity on the FCP-RAIF regime

By Benoît Rose, Virginie Gonella The law of 16 July 2019 (the New Law) implementing in the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg the Regulations on EuVECA, EuSEF, MMF, ELTIF and EU Securitisation, and amending the law of 23 July 2016 on Reserved Alternative Investment Funds (the RAIF Law), provided the opportunity for the legislator to further increase […]

Guernsey foundations update

By Gavin Ferguson, Alice Bricogne, Chris Hards Since the Foundations (Guernsey) Law, 2012 (the Foundations Law) came into force in 2013, 107 foundations have been registered in Guernsey and we are witnessing a steady increase in the demand for legal advice in relation to both the creation and ongoing administration of foundations.  This briefing note […]

Recommended

16

DWF bolsters nascent Newcastle practice with Dickie Dees hire

DWF has bulked up its burgeoning Newcastle practice with banking partner from Dickinson Dees. Deborah Kirtley, who was head of banking at Dickinson Dees, will be tasked with growing DWF’s banking and finance practice in the North East. Kirtley acts for both banks and borrowers and has particular expertise advising on the funding of property […]

SJ Berwin adds GTM partner to City energy team

SJ Berwin has moved to bolster its energy practice with the hire of a senior City lawyer from Greenberg Traurig Maher (GTM) as part of the recruitment of four partners across Europe. GTM’s Neil Upton is set to join the firm in London to co-head the energy and infrastructure team alongside Elaine Gibson-Bolton. Upton joined […]

Kim Suyong

Analysis: OFT slated over tobacco fines

After a series of failed appeals, the role of the competition regulator needs redefining  The OFT is in hangover mode after a year blighted by the Competition ­Appeal Tribunal (CAT). Any hope it had of restoring its reputation faded in December after its price-­fixing case against tobacco manufacturers and retailers fell apart. In March […]

Ian Kernohan

Opinion: Life and hard times

There’s no quick fix for the New Year economic hangover I know that in writing an economic outlook piece for the year ahead in the middle of yet another ’Last chance to save the euro’ summit, is not without risk: by the time the time of publication my thoughts may look horribly out of date. […]

A&O’s waste of space

What price togetherness? For Allen & Overy, a cool £25m. That’s how much the magic circle firm had to shell out to bring its Canary Wharf lawyers back to the London HQ at Bishop’s Square in 2010 (see story). The thing is, the move was mid-way through the lease on the satellite office. The firm […]

Recruit legal talent

Get your role in front of over 300,000 legal professionals when you advertise with The Lawyer. Our team of experts provide bespoke solutions to help solve all your recruitment challenges.

Find out more

Register now to The Lawyer to access our latest news stories, read selected briefings from key firms and gain essential careers insight to help you make the most of your current and future roles.

Contact Us: if you have any questions regarding your subscription, call us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 or email us at customerservices@thelawyer.com

View our subscription options

Having problems?

Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 | email: customerservices@thelawyer.com

If you are looking for our Jobs site, please click here