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PwC settles $3 billion lawsuit in New York

PwC settles $3 billion lawsuit in New York

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has settled a $3 billion negligence lawsuit over its alleged responsibility for the 2011 collapse of MF Global Holdings.

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LPO

Integreon appoints Gogel as Chair of the Board

Integreon appoints Gogel as Chair of the Board

The global outsourcing company has made a raft of changes following a recent injection of private equity from NewQuest Capital Partners which acquired Integreon at the end of last year.

LUXURY LAW AWARDS

Last week to enter the Luxury Law Awards

Last week to enter the Luxury Law Awards

Do you know of a general counsel in the luxury law sector who deserves to be acknowledged for their contribution to the company's success or are you part of a legal department which has excelled? If so, why not enter for the Luxury Law Awards.

BLOG: ANALYSIS

How will the recent ECJ decision impact the purchase of mortgage loan portfolios?

How will the recent ECJ decision impact the purchase of mortgage loan portfolios?

The recent judgement of the European Court of Justice of 21 December 2016 is generating considerable controversy and uncertainty, writes Pérez-Llorca lawyer Pedro Marques da Gama.

LUXURY LAW SUMMIT

Companies face a sustainability nightmare down the track

Companies face a sustainability nightmare down the track

Companies are having to take a renewed interest in sustainability as the pace of regulation increases and social trends change.

Blogs

PRIVILEGE

English High Court decision causes concern over privilege for internal investigations

English High Court decision causes concern over privilege for internal investigations

The decision of Mr Justice Hildyard in the long-running RBS Rights Issue litigation emphasises the care that needs to be taken in appreciating the English courts rather different approach to privilege from the approach taken in US jurisdictions.

ECJ

ECJ judgment wake-up call for mortgage investors

ECJ judgment wake-up call for mortgage investors

How will a recent ECJ judgment on the purchase of mortgage loan portfolios impact consumers, asks corporate lawyer Pedro Marques de Gama of Pérez-Llorca.

Management speak

GC FUTURES SUMMIT 2016

Law firms feel the heat from legal outsourcers

Law firms feel the heat from legal outsourcers

Not only do law firms have to compete with other law firms for legal work, LPOs are now a force to be reckoned with as demonstrated by VMware's work with QuisLex.

Corporate counsel

CYBERSECURITY

Women still severely underrepresented in cybersecurity industry, study finds

Women still severely underrepresented in cybersecurity industry, study finds

As the demand for cybersecurity support accelerates among companies, service providers might be overlooking a key talent pool.

Business sector round up

SOFTWARE

LexisNexis launch legal research and drafting tool, available 'anywhere, anytime'

LexisNexis launch legal research and drafting tool, available 'anywhere, anytime'

LexisNexis has announced the integration of its Lexis for Microsoft Office legal drafting and review solution with Microsoft Office 365 , creating a new cloud-based version that is accessible anywhere, anytime on any device directly within Microsoft

APPOINTMENTS

Dillon Eustace appoints new banking partner

Dillon Eustace appoints new banking partner

The Dublin law firm says it is expanding its banking and capital markets group.

Who did the deals

DIVESTMENT

PRK Partners advises on SABMiller divestment

PRK Partners advises on SABMiller divestment

The Czech law firm is advising on the Czech and Slovak issues of the deal which sees SABMiller sell off its CEE businesses to complete its merger with Anheuser-Busch.

Bookshelf

THE FUTURE OF LAW

Book Review: Tomorrow's Naked Lawyer

Book Review: Tomorrow's Naked Lawyer

A glimpse into the future and some legal reinvigoration is what is on offer to the reader of 'Tomorrow's Naked Lawyer', says law firm guru George Beaton of Beaton Capital.

 
 

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PwC settles $3 billion lawsuit in New York

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has settled a $3 billion negligence lawsuit over its alleged responsibility for the 2011 collapse of MF Global Holdings.