NORTH AMERICA TOP STORIES
US heavyweights Kirkland & Ellis and Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz are among the law firms to have taken roles on Burger King's $11bn acquisition of coffee-and-doughnut chain Tim Hortons....
27 Aug 2014 | 00:05 |
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom has taken the lead role representing Bank of America (BoA) in its historic $16.6bn (£10bn) settl...
22 Aug 2014 | 12:23 |
Carl Bernstein will join leading general counsel at the inaugural Legal Week Global Corporate Counsel Forum
ANALYSIS, OPINION AND INTERVIEWS
Partners can be a fickle bunch. Just look at Ashurst: the firm's desire to secure a US merger dates back so far that it's hard to think of a UK firm - legacy SJ Berwin or Norton Rose aside - more frequently linked with potential partners across the At...
24 Jul 2014 | 10:40 |
When the first group of foreign law firms rushed to set up shop in South Korea in 2011 and 2012, the move was met with a degree of scepticism.
10 Jul 2014 | 16:17 |
Market conditions for the UK's big four international law firms haven't looked this good since before the credit crisis.
04 Jul 2014 | 00:02 |
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has dominated the European and UK M&A rankings by deal value and volume for the first half of 2014, amid a 56% year-on-year uptick in global deal-making.
03 Jul 2014 | 18:05 |
On 25 June the New York Attorney General, Eric Schneiderman, filed a lawsuit against Barclays, alleging a "systematic pattern of fraud and deceit" within its so-called 'dark pool' trading operations.
03 Jul 2014 | 10:26 |
With a handful of former US DoJ prosecutors moving to London law firms, Caroline Thorpe finds out how their colourful careers give them an advantage in the UK market.
03 Jul 2014 | 00:09 |
Norton Rose's landmark merger with Texas' Fulbright & Jaworski celebrated its first anniversary earlier this month.
19 Jun 2014 | 11:22 |
With the candle on Dentons' one year post-merger birthday cake now blown out, senior management at the firm are focusing squarely on the next priority: the US.
13 Jun 2014 | 07:15 |
As the post-recession associate lateral market in the City seems to be heating up, competition for the best young legal talent is growing.
13 Jun 2014 | 00:05 |
Law firm chief information officers (CIOs) know that keeping their information systems secure is an increasingly difficult task.
23 May 2014 | 00:00 |