NORTH AMERICA TOP STORIES
Kirkland & Ellis has opened a Houston office with the hire of M&A partner Andrew Calder from Simpson Thacher & Bartlett.
23 Apr 2014 | 03:41 |
US banking giant Citigroup's legal spend rose by 33% in the first quarter of 2014.
15 Apr 2014 | 00:48 |
Carl Bernstein will join leading general counsel at the inaugural Legal Week Global Corporate Counsel Forum
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 |
A three-year round-up of the top UK M&A transactions advised on by US firms, featuring mandates for Weil Gotshal & Manges, Linklaters and Davis Polk & Wardwell
28 Mar 2014 | 00:00 |
"They take our work and our partners and now they want our associates" – is how one senior partner at a leading City firm recently described the continued efforts by US law firms to make their mark in the London legal market
27 Mar 2014 | 11:40 |
Katten's Joshua Rubenstein on how lawyers are responding to the growth of cross-border Americas private client work
27 Mar 2014 | 11:25 |
An alliance quickly loses its purpose when one party feels its ambitions are being blocked. So news this week that Willkie Farr & Gallagher is considering a push into UK private equity work in London may suggest that the US firm has designs beyond its...
13 Mar 2014 | 12:30 |
Expectations were high when DLA Piper brought in former Linklaters managing partner Tony Angel in late 2011. With a reputation as someone unafraid of making difficult and unpopular decisions, and tasked with reinventing DLA's UK practice and better in...
13 Feb 2014 | 09:10 |
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 |
One can't, so the old saying goes, choose one's family. Friends, on the other hand, are a different matter. The maxim has clearly resonated over the years with Slaughter and May. When it comes to its foreign policy, the City's most profitable – n...
06 Feb 2014 | 10:00 |
The acquisition of American pork producer Smithfield Foods by Hong Kong-based meat manufacturer Shuanghui International Holdings came at a good time for Hong Kong's corporate lawyers. Last year's $7.1bn (£4.2bn) deal was the largest ever takeover...
31 Jan 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 |
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