Banking and finance

Juan Guaidó

Court sides with Guaidó in Bank of England’s Venezuelan dispute

The High Court has ruled Venezuela cannot access $1bn of gold held at the Bank of England, finding that the UK recognises opposition leader Juan Guaidó as its current president. Mr Justice Teare found today that it is the British Government’s prerogative to decide on whom it views as Venezuela’s legitimate head of state. The […]

Linklaters

Linklaters brings back partner after five years at Kirkland

A Hong Kong partner at Kirkland & Ellis has rejoined his previous firm, Linklaters, after five years. David Irvine, a specialist in the London banking practice, has worked for a long stint in the US firm’s Hong Kong practice. He had first joined the magic circle firm in 2001 as an associate. In 2008, he […]

Private acquisitions in Switzerland: market analysis overview

Q&A guide to private acquisitions market practice in Switzerland. The Q&A gives a high level overview of key issues including current major trends, private M&A activity, structuring and documentation in transactions, governing law and arbitration, and reform and future market trends. Following record highs in 2018, the Swiss M&A market remained very busy in 2019, […]