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Around the house: SCAN Group hires Crowell & Moring partner for CLO, Sonnedix taps Smiths Group for new GC

This week’s roundup of top in-house moves also includes appointments at PROG Holdings, Sesame Workshop, LegalSifter and Go1

The Global Legal Post launches international comparative guide to Family Asset Protection

Edited by Marcus Dearle, online resource explores how key jurisdictions approach divorce, finance and the media

Singapore partner succeeds London investigations specialist at helm of Baker McKenzie’s financial institutions group

Annual practice and sector group leadership refresh also ushers in new tax, IP and tech chiefs

Two Australian jurists join London sets as door tenants

A former senior judge joins Atkin Chambers, while a leading international lawyer signs up with 3 Verulam Buildings

‘Every reason for optimism’ – new Law Over Borders guide charts arbitration’s growing popularity across the world

Practical online comparative Global Legal Post guide is co-edited by Three Crowns partners Carmen Martinez Lopez and Liz Snodgrass

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‘Will globalisation continue, or recede?’ New foreign direct investment guide explores impact of Covid-19 and geopolitical upheaval

Practical online comparative Global Legal Post guide for businesses and their advisers features contributions from array of top firms

Ashurst announces another record partner promotions round – but proportion of women dips

Twenty-five strong cohort matches last year as percentage of women falls from 48% to 32%

HSF announces new antitrust leadership

Kyriakos Fountoukakos to serve as managing partner of global competition and trade team

Latham, Davis Polk advise on L’Oréal’s $2.5bn acquisition of luxury beauty brand Aēsop

Legal team led by top GC Alexandre Menais oversees brand's largest-ever M&A deal

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Amazon removed six million counterfeit products in 2022 in fight against fakes

Retail giant reports progress in anti-counterfeiting drive as it bolsters seller verification process and expands brand protection programmes

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Around the house: Dentsply Sinora shakes up legal team; former Revlon GC joins New York consultancy Accordion

This week’s roundup of top in-house hires also includes appointments at Zingeroo, Indara, Numeracle and McCalla Raymer

Allen & Overy flags eco-credentials as it signs deal to move Sydney team to landmark 33 Alfred Street Tower

UK firm to lease 2,500 sq metres of historic tower from 2025 following eco-friendly refurbishment

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Securities class action settlements grew 142% globally in 2022

Settlement recovery opportunities topped $7.4bn last year according to new report from Broadridge as market rebounded after Covid-19 pandemic

HSF disputes partner elected as president of the Law Society of Western Australia

Ante Golem underscores focus on diversity & inclusion, wellbeing and pro bono initiatives during his tenure

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Hogan Lovells to close Perth office

Firm reveals decision to focus on ‘consolidated base in Sydney’ as mining head departs for Allen & Overy

Allen & Overy adds Hogan Lovells partner in Perth to co-lead global mining practice

Corporate partner Matthew Johnson joins to head practice alongside Johannesburg managing partner Gerhard Rudolph

Gender balance at Australia’s top court tips in favour of women for first time

Major landmark welcomed; but men make up 75% of latest New South Wales Senior Counsel appointments

HFW continues Australia growth with shipping partner hire from local boutique in Perth

Australia is UK firm’s third-largest market globally after London and Hong Kong

Jones Day partner named as Western Australia's first Aboriginal Supreme Court judge

Global firm praises Michael Lundberg's 'outstanding legal acumen and personal integrity' ahead of 'historic move'