Legal news

Slater & Gordon points finger at embattled UK arm

Slater & Gordon points finger at embattled UK arm

The listed Australian firm has blamed 'poorer than expected UK performance' for its mammoth 2015/16 loss.

Editor's picks

LAWSUITS

Snoop Dogg headed to court over Pabst Brewing sale

Snoop Dogg headed to court over Pabst Brewing sale

The rap legend claims he was shortchanged for his endorsement of Blast, one of Pabst Brewing Company's Colt 45 malt liquor brands.

TAX

Ireland could have the last laugh over Apple tax

Ireland could have the last laugh over Apple tax

Ireland could have the last laugh following the EU's decision to force Apple to pay £11 billion in back taxes, says Tom Wesel of tax consultancy Milestone.

WEALTH

Lugano to host Swiss Wealth Forum

Lugano to host Swiss Wealth Forum

Is Switzerland still a safe haven for wealth? The Swiss Wealth Forum in Lugano will bring together an array of experts to assess how suitable the country is for risk-free investments and asset protection.

CASES

Kim Dotcom calls for livestream of extradition appeal

Kim Dotcom calls for livestream of extradition appeal

Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom wants to livestream his legal battle against the US on YouTube.

Blogs

INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENTS

Insurance Act 2015: levelling the playing field?

Insurance Act 2015: levelling the playing field?

Tatyana Talyanskaya and Jayesh Patel of law firm Bryan Cave look at the key changes brought about by the Insurance Act 2015.

INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENTS

The glorious twelfth: underwriters and the Insurance Act 2015

The glorious twelfth: underwriters and the Insurance Act 2015

David Kendall of Cooley considers the main issues for underwriters regarding the most radical change to UK insurance contract law for more than a century.

Management speak

MARKETING SUMMIT

Law firm marketing departments 'should be seen as profit centres'

Law firm marketing departments 'should be seen as profit centres'

Marketing departments should see themselves as profit centres and have the KPIs to prove it, delegates will hear at the inaugural Law Firm Marketing Summit in London on 5 October.

Corporate counsel

TAXATION

Apple hit with record-breaking £11bn EU tax bill

Apple hit with record-breaking £11bn EU tax bill

The European Commission is ordering Apple to pay back years' worth of tax and interest in Ireland, sending Apple, Ireland and US authorities into uproar.

Business sector round up

STATE AID

European Commission rules on Italian state aid case

European Commission rules on Italian state aid case

In an important decision on state aid, the Commission cleared public financing for Italian ground handler Airport Handling and found no economic continuity with SEA Handling.

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.

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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Slater & Gordon points finger at embattled UK arm

The listed Australian firm has blamed 'poorer than expected UK performance' for its mammoth 2015/16 loss.