Europe

  • OBITUARY

    Long before MeToo there was Moya Quinlan

    Pioneer Moya Quinlan was buried today in Dublin, a 'beloved icon' and first woman president of Law Society of Ireland, who died aged 98.

  • LAWTECH

    UK & EMEA gets a big hand

    BigHand, a technology support partner to law firms, announces formation of newly expanded account management teams.

  • MONEY LAUNDERING

    European Commission expands dirty money list

    Enhanced list of third countries with weak anti-money laundering and terrorist financing regimes include Saudi Arabia, Nigeria and Panama.

  • FAMILY LAW

    'Common law' marriage a hit and 'myth' affair

    Law society sends a Valentine day message to avoid the popular 'common law' marriage myth and suggests giving the gift of security.

  • LABOUR DISCRIMINATION

    Oracle in a watchdog fight

    Oracle accuses government labour watchdog of 'secret' pact with plaintiffs' attorneys, and says existing claims 'doomed to fail.'

  • DIVORCE

    More 'poorer' than 'richer' divorce settlements

    A 13% rise in court disputes over money between divorcing couples in the last year is offset by less money being dished out, says law firm.

  • GENDER

    Court extends Linklaters gag

    Director threatening to speak out about 'ongoing struggle' with women in the magic circle was absent from court as gag order extended.

  • TREATY LAW

    Treaty half-way to helping 'dangerous profession'

    Spain is latest country to accede to IMO Cape Town Agreement on fishing vessel safety, helping a dangerous profession but more needed.

  • MERGER

    From Detroit to Dublin

    American-Irish merger announced as Clark Hill merges with O'Gradys Solicitors in softly-softly approach to the European market.

  • PUBLIC OFFERING

    DWF heads for LSE Pre-Brexit listing

    Law firm DWF is heading for a pre-Brexit March £75m listing on the London Stock Exchange, but partners face five-year lock-up period.


 

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European Commission expands dirty money list

Enhanced list of third countries with weak anti-money laundering and terrorist financing regimes include Saudi Arabia, Nigeria and Panama.