The view from New York

Sign in or register to continue reading.

Gain access to the latest news from The Lawyer.com, our jobs board, career insight and much 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

Register now

Having problems?

Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3723 | email: customerservices@thelawyer.com

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

Related briefings

Gowling advises Cairngorm Capital on acquisition of MJ Wilson Group

International law firm Gowling WLG has advised client Cairngorm Capital Partners LLP (Cairngorm Capital) on the acquisition of M J Wilson Group Limited (MJ Wilson), the leading independent UK distributor of process instrumentation and control products. The transaction was led by Corporate, Finance and Tax partner Ian Piggin, Jade MacDonald and Stephen Bowman with support […]

Tikit enhances UK sales team

To deal with growing client demand Tikit expands its sales team with the appointment of former IT Lab employee Craig Dootson.  Craig has vast experience of the IT industry having worked across multiple areas including licensing, thin client technology, cloud hosting and Office 365.

Cedarlake acquires majority share of BMF

Cedarlake Private Equity Fund I, advised by Rantum Capital, has acquired from Argos Soditic Funds the majority of BMF Group AG, the world’s third-largest ropeway manufacturer with more than 320 employees in Switzerland. Vischer advised Cedarlake and Rantum. The team led by partner Dr. Robert Bernet comprised Dr. Peter Kühn, Sebastian Flückiger, Ruben Masar, Aron […]

Pensions in 30 Podcasts, episode 27: Termination of employment and pension losses

By Ian Chapman-Curry Key Points Calculating pension loss can be complex, especially where the employee was in a defined benefit pension scheme. The Employment Tribunal service published a 2003 guidance note which suggested two methods for approximating pension loss without the need for actuarial advice, but this guidance has now been withdrawn. During April and […]

Ogier in Luxembourg advises Echo Energy on £20m bond issue

Ogier has provided Luxembourg advice to Echo Energy plc (Echo Energy) on the raising of £20m through an issue of bonds listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange Euro MTF Market. Echo Energy plc is a London listed Latin American focused mid-cap oil and gas company pursuing a high value piped onshore gas strategy across South […]

Recommended

UK law firms emerge as private equity frontrunners with £1.2bn fee windfall

UK law firms made an estimated £1.2bn from the private equity sector last year, according to new figures released by the British Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (BVCA). A number of high-profile takeovers were completed in 2007, including the Kohlberg Kravis Roberts-backed management buyout of Alliance Boots – the first time a FTSE100 company […]

1

Weil doubles profit as US firms excel in London

Weil Gotshal & Manges ‘ London office has thrown down the gauntlet to its rivals by reporting a doubling of its profit in what looks set to be a record year for US firms. Weil doubled average profit per equity partner (PEP) from £700,000 in 2006 to £1.35m in 2007. Despite market volatility during the […]

Oath-taking causes some oath-making

No silk round would be complete without some kind of cock-up, and this time it’s the arrangements for taking the oath. No silk round would be complete without some kind of cock-up, and this time it’s the arrangements for taking the oath. In an unusual move, there are to be two ceremonies, which the anointed […]

A&O management elections: the runners and riders

The race for Allen & Overy‘s (A&O) future management is on, as a total of four candidates have stepped forward to take over the top two roles at the firm. Belgian managing partner and co-head of corporate Wim Dejonghe will be running against London finance partner and management board member Boyan Wells in the fight […]

Fountain Court raids Old Sq for clerk director

Litigation and banking set Fountain Court has poached Old Square Chambers senior clerk John Taylor for the newly created role of director of clerking. His appointment comes just weeks after Fountain Court’s joint senior clerk Michael Couling defected to 11 Stone Buildings to become its first chambers director (The Lawyer, 3 December 2007). Taylor, who […]

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

Register now

Having problems?

Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3723 | email: customerservices@thelawyer.com

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