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Clifford Chance scopes the field for China suitor

Clifford Chance scopes the field for China suitor

The firm is reportedly ramping up its search for a merger partner in China.

Editor's picks

DEBT

Slater & Gordon clinches new deal with lenders

Slater & Gordon clinches new deal with lenders

Embattled Australian firm Slater & Gordon has been thrown a lifeline by its banks.

PARTNER PROMOTIONS

Norton Rose Fulbright concentrates on US in smaller promotions round

Norton Rose Fulbright concentrates on US in smaller promotions round

Norton Rose Fulbright has made up 39 new partners globally, the firm's smallest promotions round since its US merger in 2013.

LUXURY LAW SUMMIT 2016

TMT Law Practice advises Indian fashion start-up

TMT Law Practice advises Indian fashion start-up

TMT Law Practice has advised India-based Relevant E-Solutions, which runs the fast-growing fashion-focused social network Roposo, on raising $5m from Bertelsmann India Investments.

LAWS

China passes law restricting foreign NGO activity

China passes law restricting foreign NGO activity

A new law handed down in China will require foreign non-governmental organisations to submit to Chinese police supervision, and may affect businesses.

Blogs

CORPORATION TAX

Tax and the universe: the other side of the argument

Tax and the universe: the other side of the argument

Corporate lawyer Michael Hatchwell of Gordon Dadds considers how to approach the thorny issue of corporate taxation in the wake of the Mossack Fonseca scandal.

DISPUTES

Report identifies the leading causes of post-M&A disputes

Report identifies the leading causes of post-M&A disputes

Heiko Ziehms, Erik van Duijvenvoorde and Edmond Richards of financial advisory firm Accuracy introduce the findings of a report examining the major causes of post-M&A disputes.

Management speak

LEGAL IT

HP sells iManage to its founders

HP sells iManage to its founders

The software company provides document management services to many of the top players in the legal marketplace.

Corporate counsel

SKILL SET

In-house innovation not all it's cracked up to be, say company directors

In-house innovation not all it's cracked up to be, say company directors

A recent survey asked directors and officers at publicly traded US companies to report on which attributes will be most desirable in GCs by 2020 - and the results may surprise you.

Business sector round up

LITIGATION

Pavia & Ansaldo win Uber ban

Pavia & Ansaldo win Uber ban

An Italian court has banned unlicensed car-sharing services such as those offered by Uber throughout the country, in another setback for the fast-growing US car service.

EXPANSION

Very Cooley

Very Cooley

Cooley has arrived in London much later than other US firms but with no less ambitions. CEO Joe Conroy talks to Des Cahill about the firm's plans.

Who did the deals

M&A

De Brauw Blackstone acts for Caldic

De Brauw Blackstone acts for Caldic

The Dutch law firm advised on the acquisition of the Ingredient Company in Canada.

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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Tweeting jurors may face fines in California

California legislators are considering taking the battle against social media use during trial proceedings to the next level.