Linklaters, Allen & Overy and Cravath called in for Deutsche Börse’s €3.9bn SimCorp acquisition

Covington & Burling also acts on German stock exchange operator's biggest acquisition to date alongside Germany's Hengeler Mueller and Danish firms Plesner and Kromann Reumert

  • 11mos

Littler launches in Copenhagen with team hire from local boutique

US employment giant debuts in 13th European country with hire of four-strong team from Skau Reipurth

And the award for 'corrupt actor of the year' goes to….

Not Hollywood but to Danske Bank's leaders and lawyers, first company to be named 'corrupt actor of the year' by crime reporting group.

Danish Lawyer wins international maritime prize

Birgit Sølling Olsen, formerly of the Danish Maritime Authority, to receive the annual International Maritime Prize in London on Thursday.

  • 5yrs

Brexit and environment on the agenda in busy week for maritime lawyers

European Maritime lawyers meet in London Brexit, hot on the heels of IMO approving GHG programme and rejecting US last minute pitch.

  • 5yrs

The UK & Europe cryptocurrency race is on

Race is on but compariable regulatory extensions suggests UK regulation of the cryptocurrency market would take two years, says legal director.

  • 5yrs

ICOs not working as expected say regulators

EU financial markets regulator to examines ICOs to determine road aged for regulation.

  • 5yrs

ACC Europe elects new president

Hans Albers of Juniper Networks is to lead the European in-house network, aims for growth.

Balancing competitiveness and environment tops the maritime agenda

Global Legal Post is at the Malta Maritime Summit 2018, officially opened by the Malta transport minister, who also held tripartite meeting.

  • 5yrs

As Danske Bank looks for new CEO fingers are pointed at general counsel

Investigation into Europe's biggest-ever money laundering scandal highlights defiiciencies in Danish bank's general cousel department.

CJEU takes the biscuit!

Following a CJEU order, the EU intellectual property office (EUIPO) needs to revisit a 16-year-old decision on the shape of KitKat bars.

  • 5yrs

Digital age copyright reform stalls as MEPs vote down changes

Despite celebrity endorsement, reform of EU copyright reform voted down giving campaigning internet companies a big win.

  • 5yrs

EU asked for GDPR exemptions by regulators

Regulators are concerned cross-border investigations could be placed in jeopardy by GDPR requirements.

  • 5yrs

EC to remove 'unwarranted' regulatory barriers for SBBS

The European Commission (EC) is proposing new rules to remove regulatory barriers and offer market-led solutions for sovereign bond-backed securities (SBBS).

  • 5yrs

Denmark drops 334-year-old blasphemy law

Denmark has repealed a 334-year-old blasphemy law that forbids publicly insulting a religion, such as the burning of holy books.

  • 6yrs

RPC advises Zebra on acquisition of Tiger's UK stores

City-headquartered law firm RPC has advised Zebra A/S, the Copenhagen-based parent company of Danish homewares retailer Flying Tiger Copenhagen, on its acquisition of UK stores.

  • 7yrs

Top lawyer under fire in Longleat Estate trustee row

One of the UK's most esteemed family lawyers, Richard Parry, may be forced by a High Court judge to step down from his trusteeship of the Longleat Estate.

  • 8yrs

Kennedys merges with Danish firm as part of Scandinavian expansion

UK-based insurance specialist Kennedys is merging with a Danish law firm on 1 January, the same date on which it enters into association agreements with practices in Norway and Sweden.

  • 8yrs

Gunman kills lawyer in Danish court shooting

The incident which a judges association has been warning about - the use of a firearm in a courthouse - has now happened, leaving a client wounded and the lawyer dead.

  • 9yrs

New chief for Nordic firm Magnusson

An ex-Eversheds partner takes over the helm at Magnusson.

  • 10yrs