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Eversheds takes part in World Food Day 2013

Eversheds has announced that colleagues from a number of its offices donated to World Food Day on 16 October.  More than 1,500 food items were donated, with the Singapore office generously donating more than 16 items per person (315 items in total). The Leeds office in the UK donated the most items — 399. The Paris office collected […]

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Oil giant Total hires new general counsel as Peter Herbel prepares for retirement

The long-standing general counsel of French oil giant Total SA, Peter Herbel, is to retire in December with oilfield services heavyweight Maarten Scholten stepping into the role. Herbel is standing down after nine years as senior vice president and general counsel of Total SA, parent company to Total, the fifth largest oil and gas group in the […]

The Financial Report — Volume 2, No. 19

DLA Piper has released the latest version (Volume 2, No. 19) of The Financial Report. Contents Discussion and analysis News from the Americas News from Asia and the Pacific News from Europe Global regulators US Securities and Exchange Commission developments US Commodity Futures Trading Commission developments US banking agency developments US exchanges and self-regulatory organisations […]


Clifford Chance comes under fire from Singapore government for ‘misleading clients’

Clifford Chance has come under fire in Singapore after the domestic government criticised the firm for misleading clients over its operations in the city-state.  Singapore law minister K Shanmugam said the magic circle firm had played a “clever word game” in publicising itself as “the first full-service, integrated law practice in Singapore” after the firm […]

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