A series of emergency measures have aimed to mitigate the impact of the pandemic and facilitate the restructuring of companies that are struggling.
Sustainability considerations under Swiss financial market laws gain in importance.
On 1 January 2020, the new Swiss Financial Services Act (FinSA) and the Financial Services Ordinance (FinSO) will enter into force
Our Technology & Digital Team, and Partner Sally Mewies held a webinar discussion with Senior Associate Luke Jackson covering blockchain technologies and all the potential they have in the financial services sector and supply chain.
The recent Energy White Paper re-states the government’s intention to phase out the sale of new petrol and diesel cars and vans by 2030.
By Mehar Patel If we take the traditional management of a block of flats as an example: you might have one person collecting rent, feeding that information into an accounts system, chasing unpaid rent, deciding whether to escalate unpaid rents, paying the money to the owner, paying money to the bank. You might then have […]
Unlike in England, pre-trial disclosure against a third party is generally not available in Guernsey. However, there are exceptions to this rule. The main exceptions are:
In its recent decision denying certification under the Alberta Class Proceedings Act (“CPA”), the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench (the “Court”) reinvigorated its role as a gatekeeper providing more serious scrutiny of the evidence of loss at this early stage in a potential class proceeding.
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A recent welter of City office moves and lease renegotiations limited Slaughters’ options.
Strategic merger opportunities lie in the lower echelons of the UK Top 200.
Which organisation has had most lawyers featured in the Hot 100 over the 20 years?
Revived interest in Japan from certain law firms may have something to do with the Rugby World Cup.
Kirkland & Ellis and Simpson Thacher are expected to deliver another strong set of results in coming weeks.
Boutiques are now looking like a particularly attractive option.
The chief marketing officer and executive board member of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer is leaving the firm after 12 years. The departure of Lucy Murphy, chief marketing and business development officer at the magic circle firm, was announced internally in an email, sources told The Lawyer. Murphy had been in her role since 2015. Sitting on […]
UK firm Penningtons Manches Cooper has made its first partner hire in Singapore following its 2019 merger, in what is also its first steps towards building an Asian corporate practice. As part of its strategic expansion in Asia, Penningtons has hired corporate partner Nick Dingemans in Singapore from UK rival Watson Farley Williams, where he […]
Linklaters has retained 47 of 50 trainees in its spring 2021 cohort, giving it a 94 per cent retention score. The firm follows Allen & Overy in releasing its qualification figures for March. Due to personal reasons one of the 47 is on a fixed-term contract. Nevertheless, the retention figure is the magic circle firm’s […]
From tech to managing people, general counsel are at the forefront of transformation within their companies. To explore these issues, DWF partner Hilary Ross talked to The Lawyer. Three of the biggest topics for GCs have always been: finding time; what good leadership looks like in-house; and diversity and fairness. In 2020 GCs had to […]
Allen & Overy has decided to shut down its two-staff satellite office in Barcelona, and focus the growth of its Spain practice from Madrid. The magic circle firm launched the Barcelona office in February 2014, with the hire of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer corporate partner Antoni Valverde. However, the office remained a small outpost with a single-fee […]
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer is advising Debenhams’ administrator FRP Advisory as Boohoo snaps up the department store’s brand. The deal does not include any of Debenhams’ remaining 118 High Street stores or its workforce, meaning that up to 12,000 jobs at the department store chain are set to go. Freshfields global restructuring and insolvency head Ken Baird […]