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Linklaters to face legal action from Rolls Royce-owned client

Europrop, an aerospace joint venture between Rolls Royce and several European companies, is suing its former adviser Linklaters in the French courts for an alleged breach of duty.

23 Jul 2014 | 12:50 | secure

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Cleary Gottlieb advises on Icelandic bank creditor negotiations

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton is advising Iceland's government in its negotiations with the creditors of the country's largest b...

15 Jul 2014 | 00:30 | secure

Slaughters and Bakers secure roles as Rolls-Royce forms JV with European defence company

The terms of the deal will see each company own 50% of the business, which will be headquartered in France with further operations ...

09 Jul 2014 | 12:05 | secure

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Let the right ones in – what impact will Switzerland's new immigration rules have on the country's legal profession?

"Wonderful news for national sovereignty and freedom lovers throughout Europe."

17 Jun 2014 | 13:09 | secure

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Dealmaker: Leah Dunlop

Hogan Lovells' Italy corporate head on saving a press party from disaster, amusing language translations and a football-related moral dilemma

04 Jun 2014 | 09:53 | secure

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Strength to strength – the law firms benefitting from Ireland's recovering economy

A report from Forbes magazine in December placed Ireland at the top of its 'The Best Countries for Business 2013' list after finishing sixth the previous year

22 May 2014 | 13:45 | secure

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The Italian job – why Snam's legal department is embarking on a 'cultural transformation'

In 2012 Italy's domestic natural gas market leader, Snam, became a public company independent from Eni, its parent company.

09 May 2014 | 00:00 | secure

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The deep freeze – how are the Russia and Ukraine sanctions affecting offshore law firms?

Risk, uncertainty and more than a whiff of political sensitivities – hardly the stuff of lawyers' dreams.

25 Apr 2014 | 11:00 | secure

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The Crimean crisis – is it still business as usual for Russia?

As the EU and US threaten tougher sanctions and Russia remains defiant, trading conditions are still secure – for now

04 Apr 2014 | 00:10 | secure

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With KWM set to close in Berlin, is German strategy still a sticking point for global firms?

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 | secure

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Making sense of the next move in banking reform

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 | secure

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Why the future of Russia's most progressive court system is hanging in the balance

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 | secure

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TTIP of the iceberg – what the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership means for lawyers on both sides of the Pond

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 | secure

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