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Three Haldanes partners to launch boutique in HK

Jul 9, 2014 Haldanes is losing three partners in Hong Kong as Christopher Morley, Anita Chow and Eric Seto leave the firm to set their own boutique under the name Morley Chow Seto. The trio will be followed by two additional lawyers…

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Criminal law barristers under pressure in the UK

Apr 21, 2011 Interesting article here from the Guardian, which takes a look at compensation for criminal barristers. The article points out that only a tiny proportion of criminal law barristers are earning top salaries, and that…

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Two disbarred lawyers convicted in diet pill case

Apr 6, 2009 Two lawyers were convicted on Friday of defrauding their clients of almost US $ 100 million related to the settlement of a products liability case brought by users of the diet medication "Fen-Phen." The lawyers had been…

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Madoff to remain jailed pending sentencing

Mar 23, 2009 A three-judge US appeals court panel upheld US District Judge Denny Chin's ruling that Bernard Madoff should be held in US custody pending his sentencing. The panel agreed with the district judge's determination that…

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2d Circuit hears arguments in Madoff bail appeal

Mar 20, 2009 The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit is considering Bernard Madoff's appeal against a district judge's order remanding Madoff to jail pending his sentencing for financial crimes. Following his…

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Madoff to appeal bail determination to 2d Circuit

Mar 16, 2009 Disgraced financier Bernard Madoff's lawyers filed a request on Friday in the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit to stay US District Judge Denny Chin's order that Madoff be held without bail pending sentencing on…

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