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Banks have over the past week used or are considering using market disruption provisions in their loan agreements to pass on their increased cost of funding to their customers. The background to this is that the cost to
This time its Allen & Overy and Shearman & Sterling that are doing the elaborate mating ritual that is the mega law firm merger- at least according to media reports...
The San Francisco law firm Heller Ehrman will formally vote Friday to dissolve, ending a legal partnership that survived the 1906 earthquake, a depression, wars and social upheavals but was, in the final analysis, unable
Former legal assistant Penny Myslichuk, 36, has been sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison for stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from a prominent Calgary law firm, Bennett Jones, where she worked. The single
A lawyer accused of defaming Long Island law firm Galasso, Langione, Catterson & LoFrumento during his defense of its bookkeeper has failed to win dismissal of the lawsuit against him. Palmieri ruled that the law firm
Following the departure of a third name partner, Thelen Reid Brown Raysman & Steiner announced today that it will rename itself "Thelen." The news followed word earlier today that Jeffrey Steiner and seven corporate
Property and legal firms have slashed their graduate intake by up to 80 per cent as the credit crisis bites. The slowdown is also affecting graduate entry jobs in construction and management consultancy, and could
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A federal judge in New York City has allowed sex discrimination claims to proceed against Cohen Pontani Lieberman & Pavane, an intellectual property law firm that fired an associate two days after she complained in an
What do you do when a company you have sued hires a law firm which has won a court battle against you before? Well, that is the situation confronting apple at the moment. Apple recently filed a law suit against Psystar
Alston & Bird has secured its much-anticipated merger with west coast firm Weston Benshoof Rochefort Rubalcava & MacCuish. The firm has also hired a group of 12 IP lawyers, including three partners, from Akin Gump
US law firm Covington & Burling has launched its first office in Asia, with its former management chair Stuart Stock heading the team in Beijing. The news comes just days after Linklaters has announced that Swedish
Law firms Smith Moore LLP and Leatherwood Walker Todd & Mann PC will merge Aug. 1 under the banner Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP.
Hildebrandt International says in its Q2 merger report that law firm merger activity continued at a steady pace with a total of 14 completed law firm mergers and acquisitions involving U.S. law firms. Globally, there