Legal news

EY launches white collar prosecution team

EY launches white collar prosecution team

The Big Four accountancy giant has set up a 20-strong team to work alongside law firms in the private prosecution of fraud cases for businesses.

Editor's picks

DISPUTE RESOLUTION

Dispute resolution in Guernsey

Dispute resolution in Guernsey

After a decade at the helm of dispute resolution in Guernsey, Simon Davies and Mathew Newman discuss the main trends of the past ten years in the field of litigation.

DIVERSITY

Top marks go to 89 firms on LGBT treatment

Top marks go to 89 firms on LGBT treatment

Akin Gump, Baker & McKenzie, Morgan Lewis & Bockius and Dentons US are among the firms receiving perfect scores this year from the US's Human Rights Campaign Foundation.

BLOG: LITIGATION

Litigation funding: A US perspective

Litigation funding: A US perspective

The US Chamber of Commerce is on the attack over litigation funding. Chris Smith of Vannin Capital responds.

PANEL REVIEW

JP Morgan launches panel review

JP Morgan launches panel review

The bank is demanding a cut in fees from existing law firms before they get to the next stage.

Blogs

CAMERAS IN COURT

Cameras in Courts: Justice must be seen to be done

Cameras in Courts: Justice must be seen to be done

Cameras in courts are to be encouraged, says Paul Tweed who believes that greater transparency will lead to better justice.

LITIGATION

A case in point

A case in point

Tort reformers cite a range of cases as frivolous litigation. But, says Reuben Guttman, many of these lawsuits raise fundamental issues.

Management speak

TAX

US law firms face onerous tax changes

US law firms face onerous tax changes

The American Bar Association has criticised the proposals which would impact firms with $10m or more annual gross receipts.

Corporate counsel

APPOINTMENTS

Around the house

Around the house

A weekly round-up of moves around the world.

Business sector round up

REGULATORY

Listed law firm loses broker

Listed law firm loses broker

Quindell, the law firm listed on the London AIM market, has lost its broker and now faces calls for an investigation for not disclosing that fact.

COMPETITION LAW

Brand owners beware

Brand owners beware

Preserving brand image in Europe via price guidance and internet sales limitations is getting increasingly challenging for brand owners by Miranda Cole, Partner, and Laurie-Anne Grelier, Associate, at the Global Branded Goods Practice, Covington & Burling LLP

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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EY launches white collar prosecution team

The Big Four accountancy giant has set up a 20-strong team to work alongside law firms in the private prosecution of fraud cases for businesses.