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Mayer Brown draws in five-strong Asia trade team from Bryan Cave

Mayer Brown draws in five-strong Asia trade team from Bryan Cave

Cecil Leong and four of his international trade team are moving from the Singapore office of Bryan Cave to Mayer Brown.

Editor's picks

BLOG: TAKEOVER LAW

Overview of significant changes to French takeover rules

Overview of significant changes to French takeover rules

French takeover rules have been significantly changed by a new law known as 'Loi Florange'. Alexandre Omaggio discusses the implications for companies.

BLOG: MARKETING

Google's latest Panda update could banish your website from their search results

Google's latest Panda update could banish your website from their search results

If you have found your website rankings and traffic slowing down, it might be that your site was hit by Google's recent Panda 4.0 update. mmadigital's Matt Rycroft has some tips to help you duck and cover.

BLOG: C-DISCOVERY

Emerging trends in contract management

Emerging trends in contract management

Contract discovery or C-discovery, as it is now known, is helping boards get a handle on the legal, compliance and risk management elements of overseeing contracts. Jeff Catanzaro of Huron discusses how new technologies are helping.

BLOG: PRIVACY

Does the Internet respect the concept of privacy?

Does the Internet respect the concept of privacy?

The media is prone to expressing outrage and bewilderment that any information at all should be withheld by the Courts or the Government of the day. But, asks media lawyer Paul Tweed, surely this overlooks the actual reason for such secrecy?

Blogs

LITIGATION FUNDING

What about litigation funding, Lord Woolf?

What about litigation funding, Lord Woolf?

Why has litigation funding been left out of the debate on suing the banks, asks Nick Rowles-Davies of Burford Capital.

LITIGATION

How commercial disputes are won

How commercial disputes are won

General counsel are adopting a risk-adverse approach to litigation today but, says Evershed's head of international arbitration, Stuart Dutson, the majority of disputes end up in court.

Management speak

DATA

Managing corporate information leaks

Managing corporate information leaks

Data leakage can happen in any organisation and lead to damaging consequences. Stephanie Lhomme and Ramin Tabatabai of Control Risks provide practical solutions for dealing with information breaches.

Corporate counsel

EARNINGS

Brackett Denniston tops GC earner list

Brackett Denniston tops GC earner list

General counsel earnings are up by over six per cent with banking and finance leading the way, a Corporate Counsel survey reports.

Business sector round up

INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION

International arbitration Africa style

International arbitration Africa style

Arbitration is fast becoming the dispute mechanism of choice in Africa, say Dr Stuart Dutson, Lucy Webster and Timothy Smyth of Eversheds.

TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Mexico issues in a new era for telecoms

Mexico issues in a new era for telecoms

Mexico has seen some activities in its telecom market as the new law awaits approval by the Mexican Congress. Federico Hernandez Arroyo details the changes.

Who did the deals

DEALS

Dealmakers

Dealmakers

A round-up of recent global deals and the lawyers who made them happen.

Bookshelf

BLOG: WEALTH MANAGEMENT

Devising personal risk management strategies

Devising personal risk management strategies

A new book 'Wealth Exposed' provides practical risk management and insurance advice for high networth individuals.

 
 

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