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The Global Legal Post

12 October 2012

Bounty Hunters


Paying large amounts of money to whistleblowers is commonplace in the US, but should other countries follow suit?

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The Global Legal Post

28 September 2012

Healing the tiger


When the going gets tough, the tough get going. Ireland’s financial woes have not stopped it wooing global business, while law firms are playing their part in the country’s international roadshow

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The Global Legal Post

14 September 2012

All at sea


Law firms are adept at fishing for new business, but can be less keen on delighting those already in the net. Robert Gogel discusses this conundrum

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The Global Legal Post

31 August 2012

Taxing times


With governments across the world eager to sniff out missing tax revenues and the wealth management sector evolving rapidly, specialist lawyers need to take a world view, suggest Marnin Michaels and Marie-Therese Yates

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The Global Legal Post

20 July 2012

Hoist by their rigging


Details of the Libor scandal make most people’s heads spin – but one thing is assumed: bankers as a breed are borderline crooks. Stephen Gilchrist looks at whether any will do time for massaging interest rates

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The Global Legal Post

6 July 2012

Who let the dogs out?


Hounded daily at a public inquiry into its ethics, this is not a terrific time to be a British newspaper. But, writes Amber Melville-Brown, the UK government is about to chuck the press a juicy bone of comfort that could make an impact around the world

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The Global Legal Post

22 June 2012

On the march


Reforms to the French legal profession started under the Sarkozy regime are not likely to be jettisoned by his successor. But, argues Antoine Tchekhoff, business lawyers and their clients should still keep a wary eye on President François Hollande

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The Global Legal Post

8 June 2012

Chasing the dragon


Chinese law firms are gradually beginning to flex their muscles in the international business law arena. Michael Hatchwell looks at the implications for existing global players in an already crowded market

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The Global Legal Post

25 May 2012

Political football


A furore over human rights in Ukraine is gathering pace in the run-up to the kick-off to Europe's showpiece football competition. But, says Wolfram Rehbock, the campaigners should let the players get on with their job and leave the political debate to a more appropriate forum

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The Global Legal Post

11 May 2012

Survival instinct


The eurozone may be in crisis, but that doesn't mean the continent's business law firms will drown en masse. Alison Hook argues that routes to success still exist

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The Global Legal Post

27 APRIL 2012

Connect and survive


Social media is not just a place for people to share their holiday snaps or keep up with celebrity gossip, says Chrissie Lightfoot. Business lawyers need to get chatting and tweeting or risk extinction

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The Global Legal Post

13 APRIL 2012

Private lives


The British government has made a mess of its proposals to snoop on social network and internet use. And, warns Guy Wilmot, UK ministers could be setting dangerous precedents for democracies around the world

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The Global Legal Post

30 MARCH 2012

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16 MARCH 2012

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