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CORPORATE COUNSEL | DIVERSITY

InsideCounsel launches gender initiative

A programme designed to promote gender equality in the corporate legal environment has been launched to identify women in the US legal profession read....

COMMENTARY | LUXURY

Anti-extravagance meets luxury brands in China

China's crusade against corruption is impacting on a variety of sectors. Charlotte Mullen looks at what it means for the luxury market.....

GLOBAL VIEW | DEALS

Dealmakers

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

CORPORATE COUNSEL | BENCHMARKING REPORT

Fraud-related hotline incidents at all-time high

A new benchmarking report has found hotline incident reports for corporate fraud to be significantly on the rise, with a steady but solid increase rec....

CORPORATE COUNSEL | CORPORATE FRAUD

Women less likely to commit fraud

Women are far less involved in committing corporate fraud than their male counterparts, and are less likely to steal money, a new study published in t....

CORPORATE COUNSEL | IN-HOUSE MOVES

Around the house

A weekly round-up of in-house legal moves from around the globe.....

GLOBAL VIEW | MOVES

In and out

A weekly round-up of who's moving up, down or out in global legal practice.....

BIG STORIES | HUMAN RIGHTS

Marikana Massacre investigation stalls

Lack of funding has seen legal proceedings stall in the investigation into the Marikana Massacre in South Africa a year after the disaster.....

GLOBAL VIEW | DOING THE DEALS

Dealmakers

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

BIG STORIES | BARRISTERS

'Barrister Hottie' launches female list

21 male London barristers are shamelessly ranked on their appearances in a Tumblr site by two American women, with their female counterparts now subje....

CORPORATE COUNSEL | LEGAL SPEND

Law firms reap most of Brazil legal spend

Brazilian corporate legal departments are spending more with external counsel in sharp contrast with Europe, according to new research.....

BIG STORIES | WHISTLEBLOWING

Devising whistleblowing strategies

PricewaterhouseCoopers is launching new guidelines to encourage businesses to devise more robust strategies on whistleblowing.....

CORPORATE COUNSEL | NETWORKING

Australian female in-house lawyers create networking website

Female in-house lawyers have a new networking opportunity thanks to a group of six Australian lawyers who set up a website aiming to unite women i....

BIG STORIES | CYBERSECURITY

King & Spalding bans personal emails

US law firm King & Spalding has banned its employees from accessing their personal email accounts on the firm's computer system and laptops.....

BIG STORIES | BANKING SCANDAL

US prosecutors close to JP Morgan London Whale decision

JP Morgan Chase could hear this week if any of its former employees will be charged over allegations that they tried to conceal losses of over $6 bill....

MANAGEMENT SPEAK | IT

Cuatrecasas launches app

Spanish law firm Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira has upped its cool factor with the launch of a new legal App.....

GLOBAL VIEW | JOINT VENTURE

US's Jacoby & Meyers plans global consumer offering

America's largest consumer law firm is to link up with a UK law firm in a bid to become the largest privately-owned, full service consumer leg....

BIG STORIES | UNITED NATIONS

Portuguese jurist is new UN legal chief

A new UN legal chief was appointed on Wednesday as Ireland's Patricia O'Brien bows out.....

BIG STORIES | FRAUD

Former Baker & McKenzie partner jailed

A former Baker & McKenzie lawyer who last year pleaded guilty to money laundering and involvement in a $55 million securities fraud has been sente....

GLOBAL VIEW | MOVES

In and out

A weekly round-up of who's moving up, down or out in global legal practice.....

BIG STORIES | LAW FIRMS

McKenna Long heads for Shanghai

International US law firm McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP (MLA) is to open its second Asian office in Shanghai.....

BIG STORIES | AFRICA

Women lawyers condemn Uganda judge re-appointment

A row has broken out over the re-appointment of a judge to the Uganda Supreme Court.....

GLOBAL VIEW | PROFITS

Havel Holasek reports rosy profits

The largest law firm in the Czech Republic has seen its net profit more than triple the figures of the previous year.....

BIG STORIES | DIVORCE

White & Case partner in 'financial suicide' divorce

A US law firm partner and his doctor wife spent £850,000, almost one quarter of their combined wealth, on legal bills during their divorce in Lo....

GLOBAL VIEW | REGULATORY

Johnson & Johnson falls foul of Chinese anti-monopoly law

Chinese regulators have stepped up their activities as another global company is accused of misconduct.....

BIG STORIES | WOMEN

US law firms attacked for 'unacceptable' lack of female equity

The President of the American Bar Association has slammed large US law firms for their failure to promote women to equity partnership and the disparit....

GLOBAL VIEW | DOING THE DEALS

Dealmakers

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

BIG STORIES | COURT CASE

JK Rowling wins damages against Russells

Harry Potter author JK Rowling has won a court case against the law firm which disclosed the identity behind her pseudonym for the author's new no....

GLOBAL VIEW | HACKING SCANDAL

Pressure intensifies for law firms to be named

Around 20 law firms in the UK could soon be named as users of private investigators in the latest instalment of the hacking scandal.....

CORPORATE COUNSEL | NEW SOFTWARE

Credit Suisse upgrades data software for legal and compliance

Global financial services giant Credit Suisse has implemented a new software to improve the efficiency and management of its legal and compliance serv....

CORPORATE COUNSEL | MOVES

Around the house

A weekly round-up of in-house legal moves from around the globe.....

GLOBAL VIEW | MYANMAR

Myanmar signs central bank autonomy law

Myanmar has taken big steps towards further economic and political reform after the country's president Thein Sein reportedly signed a law that wi....

BIG STORIES | BANKRUPTCY

Law firm acts over Dewey's 'unfinished business'

Law firms which hired former Dewey & LeBoeuf partners may receive a subpoena as the firm representing the bankrupt firm looks to boost payouts to ....

GLOBAL VIEW | MOVES

In and out

A weekly round-up of who's moving up, down or out in global legal practice.....

BIG STORIES | ABS

Law firms look to make changes as ABS makes impact

Alternative Business Structures (ABSs) have forced law firms to review their level of client service and increase marketing spend, according to a new ....

GLOBAL VIEW | LAW FIRMS

Noerr's Kiev partners in split

German law firm Noerr's Ukraine office goes solo from this week, operating independently from Noerr under the new name 'Nobles'.....

GLOBAL VIEW | IRELAND

AIB set to drop 150 local firms in cost-slashing

Allied Irish Banks (AIB) has delivered a blow to Ireland's small practices after 200 local firms whose services AIB traditionally employ for local....

BIG STORIES | IRELAND

OECD says Ireland's not a tax haven

After recent accusations from US and UK parliamentary committees, the head of the tax division of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Develo....

GLOBAL VIEW | DOING THE DEALS

Dealmakers

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

CORPORATE COUNSEL | PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

Goldman's International GC to head up Fried Frank

Goldman Sachs international general counsel David Greenwald is leaving the bank to join Fried Frank Harris, Shriver & Jacobson as co-chair of ....

CORPORATE COUNSEL | BUSINESS RISK

Corporate counsel stress over growth versus risk

Expanding across borders can create a never ending stream of business risk, according to new research today.....

GLOBAL VIEW | LAW FIRM PRACTICE

Diamond McCarthy pursue former Howrey partners

The ramifications of the Howrey dissolution is ongoing as the bankruptcy trustee continues on the trail of creditor protection.....

CORPORATE COUNSEL | LAW FIRM PANEL

Credit Agricole in law firm panel revamp

France's largest retail banking group Credit Agricole is reshuffling its global panel.....

CORPORATE COUNSEL | SURVEILLANCE LEAKS

US intelligence GC defends data policies

The general counsel for the Director of National Intelligence has defended the National Security Agency's controversial data-gathering progra....

CORPORATE COUNSEL | MOVES

Around the house

A weekly round-up of in-house legal moves from around the globe.....

GLOBAL VIEW | LAW FIRMS

Patton Boggs in compensation revamp

International law firm and lobbyist Patton Boggs is preparing to make changes to its partner compensation following a series of exits from the firm.....

CORPORATE COUNSEL | LAW FIRMS

Pentair replicates Tyco Eversheds deal

Pentair Flow Control has appointed international law firm Eversheds as its legal adviser on a two-year multimillion-pound contract oversee its....

BIG STORIES | LAW FIRMS

Parisian walkways for Osborne Clarke

UK law firm Osborne Clarke has opened a new office in Paris.....

GLOBAL VIEW | MOVES

In and out

A weekly round-up of who's moving up, down or out in global legal practice.....

BIG STORIES | LITIGATION

US government given green light to sue S&P

US financial services company Standard & Poor finds itself facing a $5 billion civil fraud lawsuit after the US government was given the go-ah....

BIG STORIES | LLPS

UK government reviews LLP structures

UK lawyers have just three weeks to respond to a UK government review which may see major changes to the tax advantages of limited liability partnersh....

BIG STORIES | LUXURY LAW SUMMIT

Fashion giant buys 80 per cent stake in Loro Piana

Italian luxury retailer Loro Piana, which has more than 130 boutiques worldwide, has just sold an 80 per cent stake for $2.6 billion.....

GLOBAL VIEW | DEALS

Dealmakers

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

GLOBAL VIEW | CORRUPTION ALLEGATIONS

GSK sends investigative team to China

Pharma company GlaxoSmithKline is sending lawyers out to China as part of a team to get to the bottom of the corruption allegations made by the Chines....

BIG STORIES | US APPEAL

AIJA calls for Guantanamo closure

The International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA) has this week written to US President Barack Obama in an appeal for the closure of Guantanamo Ba....

BIG STORIES | ALLIANCE

Broseta targets South American law firm alliance

Spanish law firm Broseta has announced plans to form and head a strategic alliance with law firms in South America.....

GLOBAL VIEW | CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

Eversheds slams proposed bill punishing directors

International law firm Eversheds has been quick to denounce a proposed UK law to punish directors of failed businesses under a new law that would see ....

GLOBAL VIEW | LAW FIRMS

Spanish firm team in major defection to Baker & McKenzie

Global law firm Baker & McKenzie is set to bolster its Spanish practice in Madrid by hiring a team of lawyers from Spanish law firm Ramón y Cajal.....

GLOBAL VIEW | LAW FIRMS

Akin Gump revamps partnership capital structure

International law firm Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is set to restructure its partnership to become an all-capital partner system.....

BIG STORIES | INSURANCE

Direct Line Insurance sets up a UK law firm

Insurance company Direct Line Group is to enter the legal world, taking advantage of the alternative business structure arrangements in the UK.....

CORPORATE COUNSEL | BILLING SURVEY

Legal fees are top dollar in New York

New York law firms are the highest billers in the US whilst real estate rates lawyers enjoyed the biggest pay increases, according to billing informat....

GLOBAL VIEW | MOVES

In and out

A weekly round-up of who's moving up, down or out in global legal practice.....

BIG STORIES | LUXURY LAW SUMMIT

Germany and France change counterfeit laws

Germany is upping the stakes on piracy whilst France has changed direction.....

BIG STORIES | FAMILY LAW

Belarus Bar signs agreement with Italy

Lawyers from Belarus and Italy are co-operating on family law and individual rights under an agreement signed by the National Bar Association of B....

GLOBAL VIEW | INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Germany queries 'patent box' scheme

The allegations and debates surrounding corporate tax avoidance have flared up once more in the light of German finance minister Wolfgang Schäuble'....

GLOBAL VIEW | DEALS

Dealmakers

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

GLOBAL VIEW | LAW FIRM PRACTICE

Gide Moscow defection to Morgan Lewis

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius has taken eight transactional lawyers from French firm Gide Loyrette Nouel in a boost its Moscow office.....

GLOBAL VIEW | LAW FIRM PRACTICE

Schiff Hardin acquires New York firm

New York firm Schiff Hardin is continuing on its acquisition trail with the takeover of New York firm Mazur Carp & Rubin.....

GLOBAL VIEW | MOVES

In and out

A weekly round-up of who's moving up, down or out in global legal practice.....

GLOBAL VIEW | MERGER

Field Fisher ties Chinese knot

Field Fisher Waterhouse has tied the knot with a 14 lawyer Chinese law firm.....

GLOBAL VIEW | ITALY

Italian lawyers plan strike

Italian lawyers are set to go on strike next week to block a move by the government to fast-track civil trials.....

GLOBAL VIEW | LEGAL PROFESSION

Oz lawyer slams 'global' law firms

Global law firms have come under fire from Corrs Chambers Westgarth partner Philip Kapp at a video panel discussion on the 'Globalisation of the P....

BIG STORIES | LAW FIRMS

Legal Aid changes may force small firms to merge

High street law firms have been urged to merge to cope with legal aid cuts by the UK government.....

BIG STORIES | LAW SOCIETY

Law Society to guide firms through tricky insurance market

The Law Society of England and Wales has taken steps to help small law firms finding difficulty getting professional indemnity insurance (PII).....

BIG STORIES | FRAUD

Peter Madoff derails liquidator's lawsuit

The case against Bernard Madoff has hit a brick wall after Peter Madoff, younger brother of the jailed Ponzi scheme fraudster, refused multiple questi....

BIG STORIES | HEALTH

Lawyers take aim at NHS complaint procedures

NHS guidance for investigating complaints from patients has been declared 'confusing' and 'unlawful' by campaigners and their lawyers,....

BIG STORIES | DATA SECURITY

Oz report considers offshore data security

Australia may need to reconsider its policies on data sovereignity, a recent report by law firm Baker & McKenzie and the University of New South W....

BIG STORIES | US

Covington kicked off 3M lawsuit

A dispute over a conflict of interest in a high-profile lawsuit against 3M has resulted in Washington DC-based law firm Covington & Burlin....

GLOBAL VIEW | MOVES

In and out

A weekly round-up of who's moving up, down or out in global legal practice....

BIG STORIES | CYBERCRIME

UK companies found lacking in battle against cybercrime

A new survey has revealed that just 21 per cent of FTSE 350 company secretaries have taken action to protect against the risk of cybercrime.....

 

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