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Squire Patton Boggs Discussed Merger With U.K.'s Addleshaws

Law news - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 17:17

After merger talks late last year, discussions between the firms are not currently ongoing.

       
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Global Firms Rethink Their Eastern Europe Strategy

Law news - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 10:00

Law firms are reassessing their approach to the former Soviet Bloc, once a boom region in the wake of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

       
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O'Melveny and Allen & Overy's Name Game Exposes Insecurities Among Competition

Law news - Thu, 03/14/2019 - 15:12

A decade ago, a Magic Circle firm talking merger with a U.S. firm outside of the white-shoes would have raised eyebrows. Not anymore.

       
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How the Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner Merger Fell Apart in Asia

Law news - Wed, 03/13/2019 - 05:00

Less than a year into the transatlantic merger, the firm has lost every single team member from the legacy Bryan Cave's Asia team. Here's how it happened.

       
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A Meeting With This Lawyer Could Be a Death Sentence

Law news - Fri, 03/08/2019 - 06:13

On International Women's Day, Reed Smith's pro bono counsel reflects on the harsh realities of her work with female refugees. And how a day for women carries little meaning to them.

       
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European Data Protection Supervisor Says GDPR Still 'Legal Puzzle' for Companies

Law news - Wed, 02/27/2019 - 22:18

The 2018 European Data Protection Supervisor report shows that the number of data privacy complaints increased by 111 percent from 2017 to 2018.

       
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More Countries Seek GDPR Adequacy Decisions from the EU, But What About the US?

Law news - Tue, 02/26/2019 - 23:32

A U.S. data privacy law would open the door for a U.S.-EU adequacy decision under the GDPR. But such a law appears to be a tough sell at the moment.

       
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Dentons Makes Brexit Move with Trade Group Launch

Law news - Tue, 02/26/2019 - 11:51

The new group aims to help Dentons win national and cross-border investigation work ahead of Brexit

       
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What Does the Big 4's Legal Tech Push Mean for Law Firms?

Law news - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 15:00

As the Big 4 accounting companies are starting to invest more heavily in legal tech, will law firms need to stay on their toes to remain relevant?

       
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Slaughters and Cravath Team Up for First Time to Offer Blockchain Guidance

Law news - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 10:13

Despite having a well-known and long-standing relationship, the two firms had previously never published research together.

       
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Crowell & Moring Poaches 4 Partners From Squire Patton Boggs in London

Law news - Fri, 02/22/2019 - 10:02

The quartet's move comes a month after Squire's London managing partner, Robert Weekes, also left to join Crowell & Moring.

       
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Baker Botts Nabs Norton Rose International Arbitration Partner in London

Law news - Thu, 02/21/2019 - 21:40

Poupak Anjomshoaa said client conflicts at her old firm prompted her to move to Baker Botts.

       
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Three-Way Merger Creates New Spanish Law Firm

Law news - Wed, 02/20/2019 - 12:28

The new firm has eight partners and has offices in Madrid, Seville and Zaragoza.

       
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From Law to Legaltech The Lawyers Who Got Out of the Partnership Rat Race

Law news - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 23:30

Legaltech founders discuss their startup success and the moment they realized law firm life wasn't for them.

       
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ACC Opens Brussels Office to Attract European Members

Law news - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 22:50

The office's manager, Giuseppe Marletta, said he's aiming for a 10 percent increase in ACC Europe membership by the end of the year.

       
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Hogan Lovells' Employment Leader Jumps to Herbert Smith Freehills

Law news - Tue, 02/19/2019 - 16:00

Barbara Roth, who has led the Hogan Lovells employment practice for nearly a decade, now plans to build Herbert Smith Freehills' employment practice in the U.S.

       
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Linklaters Settles 'Ongoing Struggle With Women' Claim

Law news - Mon, 02/18/2019 - 12:45

The former CMO has agreed to destroy copies of confidential documents, as the high-profile case ends.

       
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Allen & Overy Expands Consulting Arm, Launches Client News Service

Law news - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 11:53

The Magic Circle firm has developed a new tech tool for clients and is rolling out its consulting business in Australia.

       
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The Case Against KPMG: When Does a Team Hire Become a Crime?

Law news - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 09:36

A disagreement about a break clause agreement is likely to be at the center of a dispute between KPMG and French firm Fidal over a 144-lawyer raid

       
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Brexit Sparks Visa Concern Among EU Trainees

Law news - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 09:30

The issue relates to the status of EU nationals hoping to work in the U.K.

       
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