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Latham and Wachtell Lead on $8.5 Billion Fashion Mega Merger

Law news - Fri, 08/11/2023 - 12:49

The deal brings luxury brands Versace, Jimmy Choo, Michael Kors, Coach and Kate Spade under the same ownership.

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Jones Day Adds Veteran Baker McKenzie Partner in Munich

Law news - Fri, 08/11/2023 - 00:30

Michael Bartosch brings almost two decades of experience to the firm.

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Generative AI Harvey Lures 4 More Top Law Firms

Law news - Thu, 08/10/2023 - 13:59

Interest in the platform has intensified since Allen & Overy integrated Harvey into its global practice earlier this year.

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Mishcon de Reya Adds Non-Lawyer Incentives Expert to Partnership

Law news - Thu, 08/10/2023 - 13:25

The firm operates as an alternative business structure which enables it to include non-lawyers in its partnership.

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Latest Biden Order is Another Spanner in the Works for Sino-U.S. Trade, Lawyers Say

Law news - Thu, 08/10/2023 - 13:11

Senior legal practitioners are reacting to the latest move by the Biden administration, which sets stage for more restrictions not just on investments into China by American companies but in time, also from China into the US.

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Quinn Emanuel, Hogan Lovells Face Off in Greensill Lawsuit

Law news - Wed, 08/09/2023 - 13:49

The UK-based company collapsed in 2021 after failing to secure new insurance for its assets.

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Israel's Legal Community Braces for Impact of Government's Judicial Overhaul

Law news - Wed, 08/09/2023 - 00:00

While not all in the greater Israeli legal community believe that the judicial changes will fundamentally alter Israel's democratic system, the uncertainty about stability—normally a bedrock belief about the country—is already causing ripples of worry in business.

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Will Dentons' China Breakup Trigger a Domino Effect?

Law news - Tue, 08/08/2023 - 13:39

The country's heightened national security focus, among other geopolitical issues, could prompt the mass withdrawal of international law firms.

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Mishcon Partner Exits for CMS in London

Law news - Tue, 08/08/2023 - 12:59

Mishcon hired two partners from Withers Hong Kong in June.

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CMS Sees Slowdown in Global Revenue Growth

Law news - Tue, 08/08/2023 - 11:40

The firm has promoted a record number of partners globally over the past year.

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Dentons Ends Dacheng Combination

Law news - Tue, 08/08/2023 - 04:52

The breakup is due to an evolving regulatory environment for Chinese law firms in China including new mandates and requirements relating to data privacy, cybersecurity, capital control and governance.

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Dentons Head of Innovation on Why and How the Firm Built Its Own Gen AI Chatbot

Law news - Mon, 08/07/2023 - 22:35

Joe Cohen, UKIME head of innovation at Dentons, disusses fleetAI, the firm's newly released proprietary version of ChatGPT for the firm's United Kingdom, Ireland and Middle East offices.

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Stephenson Harwood Pays Tribute as Partner of 50 Years Dies

Law news - Mon, 08/07/2023 - 18:00

At one time, John Fordham was for more than 25 years the head of the firm's commercial litigation practice.

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Cyber Leaks, Greenwashing and Changing Regulations Keep Australian GCs Awake

Law news - Mon, 08/07/2023 - 17:44

Regulators are getting more vigilant, general counsel said at the GC Summit in Sydney, Australia.

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Baker McKenzie Promotes London Partner to EMEA Chair

Law news - Mon, 08/07/2023 - 14:41

The firm has also appointed its Stockholm managing partner to its executive committee

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Cravath Leader Acts Alongside Top Firms on $500M Hasbro Deal

Law news - Mon, 08/07/2023 - 14:31

Mayer Brown and several Canadian firms acted opposite a Cravath team that included two lawyers on secondment from the firm's referral friends Slaughter and May and Bredin Prat.

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Pinsent Masons Advises Spanish Company on New Partnership to Promote Decarbonization

Law news - Mon, 08/07/2023 - 14:30

Técnicas Reunidas signs Memorandum of Understanding with International Finance Corporation to accelerate decarbonization across 15 Eastern European countries.

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One in One Out at MoFo as London Hiring Market Hots Up

Law news - Mon, 08/07/2023 - 13:30

The latest moves follow a wash of partner activity that signifies growing confidence in London's hiring market.

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Reed Smith Frankfurt Founding Partner Moves to Deloitte

Law news - Mon, 08/07/2023 - 12:15

Simon Grieser joins the Big Four giant as a partner next month.

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GC's Approach and Personality Pivotal to Resolving Regulatory Issues, Says Australia's Financial Regulator

Law news - Mon, 08/07/2023 - 12:13

ASIC deputy chair Sarah Court likes to deal directly with general counsel.

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