Troutman Pepper, Locke Lord in merger talks to create $1.6bn firm

Combination would create top 30 US firm with more than 1,700 lawyers

Reed Smith, Shoosmiths lead on Concord's £1.1bn Hipgnosis takeover

DLA Piper and Latham also called in for deal to save embattled song fund

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UK sets high standards on financial regulation but better global benchmarks needed, study finds

UK business secretary Kemi Badenoch also says regulatory burden is too high during TheCityUK conference speech

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Norton Rose Fulbright grows revenue 8.3% to $2.26bn

PEP soars by 32.7% as equity partner ranks shrink by more than 100 lawyers

Orthofix names CLO replacement following trio of executive dismissals last year


Andres Cedron joins from Stryker Corporation, replacing ousted legal chief Patrick Keran

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Orthofix names CLO replacement following trio of executive dismissals last year


Andres Cedron joins from Stryker Corporation, replacing ousted legal chief Patrick Keran

BT Group offers automatic panel spot to firm that makes best use of AI

Latest roster reduced from 15 to 11 firms; carrot of free place for most tech-savvy firm offered for next review

The Global Legal Post launches international comparative guide to cryptoassets

Edited by Brown Rudnick partners Jane Colston and Jessica Lee, online resource outlines emerging legal frameworks for cryptoassets

Paul Hastings, Weil called in for sale of majority stake in Edinburgh Airport

Paul Hastings acts for buyer Vinci in £1.27bn deal as Weil counsels seller Global Infrastructure Partners

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South Korea’s legal profession lags on gender equality, IBA report finds

Just 29% of all lawyers in South Korea are female, with women making up only 13% of senior positions at law firms

Clyde & Co elevates 19 to partner in latest promotions round

Women account for 47% of cohort, the highest in four years, though overall promotions fall by more than a quarter

The end of an era as HSF’s arbitration head Paula Hodges bows out

After 16 years at the helm, Hodges will hand reins to new practice co-heads, reports Ben Rigby

Macau’s proactive data protection rights for luxury brands

Local lawyer Bruno Nunes explains that luxury brands operating in Macau often overlook crucial data privacy regulations, which can result in significant fines

Freshfields beats gender target for fourth year in a row in latest partner promotion round

Magic Circle firm elevates 23 to partner, with women accounting for more than half of promotions

Fieldfisher raids SKW Schwarz to boost media and entertainment practice in Germany

UK firm recruits 11 lawyers, seven from SKW Schwarz, as part of plans to build out a pan-European media and entertainment practice

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Macau’s proactive data protection rights for luxury brands

Local lawyer Bruno Nunes explains that luxury brands operating in Macau often overlook crucial data privacy regulations, which can result in significant fines

Is enforcement of foreign arbitral awards safe against fraud?

A recent case raises the question of whether the English civil court procedure is robust enough to protect an innocent party against fraud, writes Signature Litigation arbitration partner Neil Newing

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‘Every day that I work with Ferretti, I say wow’: GC Niccoló Pallesi

Luxury yacht executive discusses his career path, ringing the bell at the Boursa Italiana, the value of respect and two great private client events

Pay frequency litigation in New York; avoiding an unfashionable trend for luxury retailers

Morrison Cohen lawyers Keith A. Markel and Alana R. Mildner Smolow discuss the increase in pay frequency lawsuits in New York, and offer guidance with state and federal cases

‘Doing the right thing isn’t just morally imperative; it’s become a competitive necessity’: Belmond GC Abbi Hunt

Luxury Law London Summit Chair talks about building community, the role of in-house luxury counsel, supporting women at work and her biggest luxury

Quality and authenticity at issue in high-profile Chanel and WGACA case

Stobbs’ Harriet Berridge breaks down the issues and confirms that the burden is on resale platforms to ensure the goods they are selling are genuine

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