Paul Hastings absorbs 12-lawyer litigation team in Paris from local boutique

Top flight white collar and investigations partner Antonin Lévy takes entire team from Antonin Lévy & Associés to US firm

Skadden and Cleary advise French giants LVMH and Accor on deal to revive Orient Express brand

US law firms step in as French groups team up on relaunch of historic brand that will operate luxury train routes, cruises and hotels

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Xiaomi hit by FRAND lawsuits in France and India

Patent holding company Sun Patent Trust is asking the Paris Judicial Court to determine a global FRAND rate, while India will examine infringement

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HFW hits Eversheds Sutherland for international arbitration team in Paris

Partners Julien Fouret and Gaëlle Le Quillec join alongside a senior associate

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

McDermott hires two senior Shearman tax specialists in Paris

Longstanding partner Niels Dejean is switching firms ahead of A&O Shearman merger with counsel Anne-Sophie Maes

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Jones Day adds government regulation team in Paris from White & Case

Hire follows Jones Day adding government regulation team in Paris last October from NRF

Landmark EU corporate sustainability legislation on hold after U-turn by Germany

European Council fails to approve Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive over bureaucracy fears

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Gateley and Fidal target African disputes with senior arbitration hires

Perenami Momodu joins Gateley from Aelex Legal, while Manuel Tomas joins Fidal from Foley Hoag

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Hogan Lovells secures five-strong disputes team from White & Case in Paris

Former senior government lawyer Jean-Pierre Picca joins alongside fellow partner Jean-Lou Salha and three more lawyers

Veteran Paris arbitration partner departs Orrick to set up boutique

Michael Bühler, former co-chair of international arbitration, cites desire for fewer conflicts

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Signature signs up former Dechert arbitration partner in Paris

Philip Dunham was a member of the 13-strong arbitration team which quit Dechert last month

ESG in 2024: getting to grips with the new paradigm

Due diligence, stock exchange requirements, carbon markets and nature will be on next year's ESG agenda, write HSF’s Silke Goldberg, Ernst Muller and Tihomir Svilanovic

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Norton Rose Fulbright unveils 49-strong partner class

Canada and US arms account for lion’s share of promotions with seven made up in London

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Dechert’s Paris international arbitration team to spin out as local boutique

Departure of 13-strong team is being put down to a strategy shift by Dechert

European invasion – firms flood into the EU’s legal markets

US and UK firms have been seeking to expand their European footprints post-Brexit, writes Buchanan Law’s James Lavan

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White & Case announces 42-lawyer partner promotion class

Cohort edges down from 46 last year with proportion of women slipping from 52% to 36%

IBA 2023: ‘It is very noble to defend victims but the noblest accomplishment of our profession is to defend the accused’

IBA panel discusses challenges facing legal profession including acting for difficult clients in an increasingly binary era

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IBA 2023: ‘Men shouldn’t be the reference point for what success looks like’

A panel of female law firm leaders discussed what makes good leadership and how to sustain progress made on diversity and inclusion at the IBA annual conference in Paris

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IBA 2023: IBA and World Bank to forge closer ties to boost development goals

World Bank GC highlights the role lawyers can play in supporting governments and institutions with practical help, writes John Malpas

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