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The first in-person Africa awards dinner was held on Thursday evening in Johannesburg and welcomed legal practitioners from across the continent
The Americas region research cycle has commenced. Do not miss this opportunity to nominate your work!
M&A
Although the potential acquisition is unlikely to hamper competition, it will receive backlash from regulators and potentially generate legal work
ESG
ESG
M&A
M&A
ESG
ESG
M&A
M&A

Introducing IFLR+'s Talent Tracker

IFLR+ has launched the Talent Tracker, an interactive database that collates reported partner moves across the financial legal market

What Corporates Want: reputation

Survey results of over 28,000 in-house lawyers reveal that American in-house counsel place a higher value on the reputation of external advisers than their peers elsewhere
Andrew Karp’s mix of government service and in-house experience helps bolster the firm’s bank regulation offering, an area that is ‘pervasive, complex and occasionally opaque’
IFLR’s latest primer takes a look at the digital assets taxonomy put forward by the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Global Markets Advisory Committee
Alison Hashmall will bolster the US bench, advising clients on areas such as bank mergers as well as prudential regulation and supervision
As the crypto community grapples with a challenging fundraising environment, startups with strong internal governance will stand to gain
M&A
Energy lawyers reveal the essence of winning deals from the green energy transition, including having deep sector knowledge and understanding clients' business intricacies
M&A
James Hu adds to the firm’s domestic and cross-border M&A practice, a key area of strategic growth as clients navigate more intense regulatory scrutiny in deals
M&A
Despite AI's presence in M&A deals, the billable hour isn't going down without a fight
M&A
ESG regulations and sector-specific M&A are fuelling the demand for specialised expertise within law firms
While SPACs have gone quiet in the US due to tightened regulation, the appeal of listing in offshore jurisdictions is beginning to increase
To address structural changes in the global marketplace, derivatives regulations across different jurisdictions must align
The EU Securitisation Regulation stipulates that sponsors and originators must provide detailed information on underlying exposures and investor reports
The first of five global awards took place on Wednesday evening in Hong Kong to celebrate legal innovation across the Asia-Pacific region
ESG
New York-based Tim Wilkins of Freshfields tells IFLR that the firm's 20-year ESG commitment gives it a competitive edge in the legal market
ESG
Firms transitioning to sustainable office spaces are safeguarding their future by shaping a greener path for the legal industry
ESG
ESG director Nicole Bigby unveiled the firm's strategy, emphasising its alignment with internal objectives and client expectations
ESG
The Empowering Consumers Directive and impending Green Claims Directive could spur a rise in competition litigation
The finalists for the Americas awards 2024 are revealed - winners will be presented in New York on May 15
The finalists for the 25th annual Europe awards are revealed - winners will be presented in London on April 24
The full list of finalists has been revealed and the winners will be presented in South Africa on 11 April
The full list of finalists for the IFLR Asia-Pacific Awards 2024
IFLR’s latest primer takes a look at the digital assets taxonomy put forward by the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Global Markets Advisory Committee
IFLR’s latest primer takes a look at the Hong Kong Monetary Authority’s lastest report on the implementation of loss-absorbing capacity requirements
While North American markets are ahead of the UK and EU in implementing T+1, lawyers in Europe are busy preparing clients for a shortened settlement cycle on the horizon
Lawyers are helping firms prepare for one of the biggest shifts in European transparency rules
ESG
In-house counsel should proactively gear up for impending shifts in how enforcers scrutinise environmental claims for products in the EU
The final piece of the far-reaching Basel III package is complex, expensive to implement and comes with significant divergence issues between the EU, UK and US
Uncertain timelines, the sheer volume of changes, and post-Brexit divergence continue to create challenges for market participants
The EU's groundbreaking law shines a harsh spotlight on businesses with weak deforestation and timber policies
Touted as a potential game changer for the UK's digital market space, the DMCC has landed after a long period of anticipation
The European Commission’s proposal will provide belt and braces for human rights and environmental due diligence in Europe
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