26 November 2007

The Rock wishes upon a star

30-Nov-07The Rock wishes upon a starIf one strategy of crisis management involves throwing names at a problem until it goes away, then you’ve got to admire Northern Rock for trying. If one strategy of crisis management involves throwing names at a problem until it goes away, then you’ve got to admire Northern Rock for trying. […]

The Rock wishes upon a star

30-Nov-07The Rock wishes upon a starIf one strategy of crisis management involves throwing names at a problem until it goes away, then you’ve got to admire Northern Rock for trying. If one strategy of crisis management involves throwing names at a problem until it goes away, then you’ve got to admire Northern Rock for trying. […]

Northern Rock signs up Laurie Adams

Northern Rock has brought in ABN Amro’s former legal head as a non-executive director to steady the beleagured mortgage lender through its next difficult chapter. Laurie Adams, who was global head of legal and compliance for the investment banking wholesale division of ABN Amro, will sit on Northern Rock’s board. He will not be giving […]

Northern Rock signs up Laurie Adams

Northern Rock has brought in ABN Amro’s former legal head as a non-executive director to steady the beleagured mortgage lender through its next difficult chapter. Laurie Adams, who was global head of legal and compliance for the investment banking wholesale division of ABN Amro, will sit on Northern Rock’s board. He will not be giving […]

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Banks claim victory in NatWest Three case

Jones Day, Travers Smith and White & Case clients Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and Royal Bank of Canada have landed a victory in the NatWest Three case, after the former bankers pleaded guilty to fraud. David Bermingham, Giles Darby and Gary Mulgrew entered guilty pleas to a charge of wire fraud in connection with […]

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Banks claim victory in NatWest Three case

Jones Day, Travers Smith and White & Case clients Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and Royal Bank of Canada have landed a victory in the NatWest Three case, after the former bankers pleaded guilty to fraud. David Bermingham, Giles Darby and Gary Mulgrew entered guilty pleas to a charge of wire fraud in connection with […]

World’s first listed law firm makes triple acquisition

Slater & Gordon has continued its aggressive acquisition drive and acquired three regional firms taking its total number of offices to 24. The firm took on NSW-based Crane Butcher McKinnon in Coffs Harbour and Nagle & McGuire in Nowra and Edwin Abdo & Associates in Bunbury, Western Australia. “We specifically targeted these three regions as […]

World’s first listed law firm makes triple acquisition

Slater & Gordon has continued its aggressive acquisition drive and acquired three regional firms taking its total number of offices to 24. The firm took on NSW-based Crane Butcher McKinnon in Coffs Harbour and Nagle & McGuire in Nowra and Edwin Abdo & Associates in Bunbury, Western Australia. “We specifically targeted these three regions as […]

Danoptra scoops Halliwells gambling head

UK gaming and amusement machine operator Danoptra Holdings has snared Halliwells head of gambling law Nick Hawkins to take the newly created role of director of legal services. Danoptra, the parent company of Gamestec Leisure and Bell-Fruit Group, created the role to ensure that the group meets all statutory requirements and is compliant with gambling […]

Danoptra scoops Halliwells gambling head

UK gaming and amusement machine operator Danoptra Holdings has snared Halliwells head of gambling law Nick Hawkins to take the newly created role of director of legal services. Danoptra, the parent company of Gamestec Leisure and Bell-Fruit Group, created the role to ensure that the group meets all statutory requirements and is compliant with gambling […]

Weil restructuring chief joins Dewey

Dewey & LeBoeuf in New York has hired a Weil Gotshal & Manges restructuring team headed by partner Martin Bienenstock. The hire of such a significant team from one of the world’s leading restructuring firms is a real coup for Dewey & LeBoeuf at a time when a wave of insolvencies are expected as the […]

Weil restructuring chief joins Dewey

Dewey & LeBoeuf in New York has hired a Weil Gotshal & Manges restructuring team headed by partner Martin Bienenstock. The hire of such a significant team from one of the world’s leading restructuring firms is a real coup for Dewey & LeBoeuf at a time when a wave of insolvencies are expected as the […]

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