Around the house: BP lines up legal chief replacement, Baker Hughes promotes division GC to vacant CLO role

This week’s roundup of top in-house moves also includes appointments at Volvo, Gallup, Grammarly and Aptia

White & Case announces 42-lawyer partner promotion class

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

CMS expands in Scandinavia through tie-up with top 10 Swedish firm

International firm adds 150-lawyer Wistrand to network two years after joining forces with Norway’s Kluge

Around the house: Swedish steelmaker lands new legal chief, Dollar Tree reveals interim GC

This week’s roundup of top in-house moves also includes appointments at Workbox, Korro Bio, Invariant and Cordance

‘A time of significant transition' – The Global Legal Post launches international guide to ESG laws and regulations

Practical tool for businesses and their advisers is edited by Debevoise’s Ulysses Smith and features contributions from array of top firms

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Cederquist and Mannheimer Swartling called in for $1.7bn Swedish logistics merger

Unicorn Instabox set to combine with rival last-mile delivery startup Budbee

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DLA Piper, Roschier advise Philip Morris on $16bn cash offer for Swedish Match

Global firm fielded lawyers from more than 20 offices; Mannheimer Swartling and KANTER advise target

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Ericsson hires Veon's ex-general counsel as next legal head

Scott Dresser joins telecoms giant amid ongoing tussle with DoJ over alleged corrupt payments in Iraq

Houthoff ditches Kremlin as client over ‘acts of war by the Russian Federation in Ukraine’

Instructions have included award-winning work on $50bn Yukos arbitration and cases relating to annexation of Crimea

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Mannheimer Swartling withdraws Swedish lawyers from Moscow office and plots 'orderly exit'

Operations in Russia suspended 'with immediate effect' as firm concedes international trade has not ensured peace

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Linklaters expands D&I scholarship scheme across seven European offices

Roll out of programme designed to lower barriers to legal careers follows pilot at London headquarters

Magnusson co-founder leaves firm to launch advisory business

After seeing his firm grow into a major regional practice, Per Magnusson starts afresh

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Sweden introduces “beer contract”

Failing to meet a friend for a beer will cost $50 for breach of contract, which is still marginally cheaper than buying a round of beers for your friends in Sweden - perfect story to end the week!

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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.

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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.

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ICOs not working as expected say regulators

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

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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.

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Muslim who refused to shake the boss's hand wins court damages

Swedish court awards damages to Muslim who refused to shake the boss's hand.

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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.

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