EUROPE TOP STORIES
King & Spalding has hired Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton partner Werner Meier to head the firm's European restructuring practice.
15 Apr 2014 | 13:30 |
Olswang has made up two new partners in its smallest promotions round since 2010.
10 Apr 2014 | 00:00 |
Paul Weller's recent claim against Associated Newspapers raised interesting privacy law questions...
ANALYSIS, OPINION AND INTERVIEWS
As the EU and US threaten tougher sanctions and Russia remains defiant, trading conditions are still secure – for now
04 Apr 2014 | 00:10 |
On 14 March King & Wood Mallesons SJ Berwin (KWM) announced that it is to close its Berlin office by May, following a strategic review of its presence in Germany.
20 Mar 2014 | 13:25 |
In-house counsel sitting in financial institutions across the City could not be blamed for thinking that trying to make sense of the banking reform agenda at the moment is like trying to solve the Rubik's Cube in the dark. With competing priorities...
10 Mar 2014 | 15:30 |
In December 2013 the Russian Constitution celebrated its 20th anniversary. However, for lawyers, this anniversary was overshadowed by another event. On 7 October 2013 the President of the Russian Federation submitted to the State Duma (the lower house...
14 Feb 2014 | 00:00 |
It has been billed as the largest free trade agreement in history, yet many trade lawyers are still in the dark when it comes to the details of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) deal. TTIP, which was announced last summer a...
12 Feb 2014 | 10:00 |
The manner in which the EU Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) is playing out has all the appearance of a high-stakes poker game. The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), national regulators, EU managers, EU domiciles a...
07 Feb 2014 | 00:00 |
Late last year London's largest financial institutions stress-tested their cyber security resilience with a series of 'war games' co-ordinated by financial regulators and Government officials. Bank staff had to respond to several simulated cyber incid...
29 Jan 2014 | 11:25 |
After almost five years of negotiations, Canada and the European Union (EU) announced last October the signature of an agreement in principle of a new generation of economic partnership known as the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). ...
23 Jan 2014 | 10:00 |
Magnusson senior partner Per Magnusson on the firm’s strategy and recent British Legal Awards win.
06 Jan 2014 | 17:17 |
You don't need to be a sociologist to have spotted that the pace of social change has been rapid in recent years. Informal cohabitation without marriage, including starting a family together, has become common in many parts of the world. It is a ph...
06 Dec 2013 | 00:00 |
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