NORTH AMERICA TOP STORIES
Specialist litigation firm Boies Schiller & Flexner is set to open an office in London this summer, in a move that will gift the elite US firm its first base outside of its home country....
24 May 2013 | 00:00
King & Spalding has launched a trade and customs practice in the City with the hire of Bird & Bird practice group head Iain MacVay....
20 May 2013 | 00:00
Singapore's legal market is liberalising and, with it, the competition keeps flying in, as Elizabeth Broomhall reports...
ANALYSIS, OPINION AND INTERVIEWS
The Davis Polk & Wardwell City partner on hard work, skinny jeans and Slaughters' pencil and biscuit offering
24 May 2013 | 00:00 |
As the number of firms announcing redundancy consultations this week continued to rise – with news of widespread cuts at Berwin Leighton Paisner – new research from Legal Week has found a surprising degree of business confidence among partners in ...
17 May 2013 | 00:00 | | 3 comments
A comprehensive overview of the best deals from April, featuring mandates for Linklaters, Eversheds and Allen & Overy
10 May 2013 | 00:02 |
2013 has been another year of change in the law student body. The number of law students wanting to become solicitors has fallen again for the third year in a row. Now just 60% of law students want to pursue a career as a solicitor, compared to 80% in...
10 May 2013 | 00:00 |
Jon Levene rounds up an action-packed three months since the beginning of 2013 with an overview of the best of Legal Week Law
26 Apr 2013 | 00:00 |
Cyber security is grabbing the headlines, and it is easy to see why. The figures are startling. Reports indicate that cyber crime costs the UK economy up to £27bn each year, with the worldwide annual cost reaching around $388bn (£253bn). As mobile d...
19 Apr 2013 | 00:00 |
The top M&A deals by region from the past three months of 2013, featuring Davis Polk & Wardwell, DLA Piper and Latham & Watkins
12 Apr 2013 | 00:00 |
Anyone seeking reassurance about the state of the deal markets following a spate of mega-mergers earlier this year should probably avoid looking at the latest rankings from mergermarket, which make for depressing reading. Not only was Q1 2013 down ...
12 Apr 2013 | 00:00 |
A panel of local lawyers at Legal Week's recent Private Client Forum Americas discusses the challenges with wealth management across a very diverse region
28 Mar 2013 | 00:00 |
As the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) becomes the third bank to reach a settlement on Libor, a key battle is being fought behind closed doors as both the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) and the US Department of Justice (DoJ) pursue former employees of UBS fo...
08 Mar 2013 | 00:00 |
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