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Sports Direct and FRC set for Supreme Court clash over privilege

Sports Direct and the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) are both seeking permission to appeal to the Supreme Court after judgment was handed down in a dispute over privilege. This case, which featured on The Lawyer’s Top 15 appeals for 2020, was the latest regulatory challenge on privilege and the first-ever proceedings brought by the FRC […]

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Host of international firms act on Alstom’s €7.5bn rail purchase

Five international law firms have acted on the €7.5bn sale of Bombardier’s rail business to French company Alstom, one of the biggest European deals of the year so far. Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton was the lead legal adviser to Alstom on the acquisition with a cross-Atlantic team, while Norton Rose Fulbright counseled the seller […]