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General Counsel Need to Seek Flat Fees More, Research Finds

In the first key finding of its GC Thought Leaders Experiment, AdvanceLaw assesses whether flat fees generate better or worse law firm performance on legal matters than do hourly fees.       

Date: 24 May 2018

Will Law Firms Bow to Pressure to End Mandatory Arbitration?

More and more voices are calling for big law firms to abandon mandatory arbitration and nondisclosure agreements for their own lawyers. Should the firms listen?       

Date: 24 May 2018

Broker XP

We believe this firm has been providing financial services or products in the UK without our authorisation. Find out why to be especially wary of dealing with this unauthorised firm and how to protect yourself from scammers.

Date: 24 May 2018

Cyrus Daftary joins KPMG in the US

Cyrus Daftary has joined KPMG’s financial services global banking practice as principal of the group’s information reporting and withholding tax practice.

Date: 24 May 2018

Harassment rife in chambers and courts, barristers' group says

Behind the Gown initiative launched to help exploited lawyers fight abuse of powerBarristers’ chambers and courts are plagued with sexual harassment, bullying and abuse of power, according to a group dedicated to delivering justice to exploited lawyers.The inaugural meeting of Behind...

Date: 24 May 2018

Boerum Holdings

We believe this firm has been providing financial services or products in the UK without our authorisation. Find out why to be especially wary of dealing with this unauthorised firm and how to protect yourself from scammers.

Date: 24 May 2018

Forex Grand

We believe this firm has been providing financial services or products in the UK without our authorisation. Find out why to be especially wary of dealing with this unauthorised firm and how to protect yourself from scammers.

Date: 24 May 2018

What happens if Ireland votes no to abortion? Views from both sides | Katherine Zappone, John Bruton and others

The referendum on repealing Ireland’s eighth amendment takes place tomorrow. Our panellists have their say Related: The Guardian view on the abortion referendum: Ireland’s choice will have a global impact | Editorial Related: The UK ignored the Irish abortion question for too...

Date: 24 May 2018

Menden Hall Law Office

We believe this firm has been providing financial services or products in the UK without our authorisation. Find out why to be especially wary of dealing with this unauthorised firm and how to protect yourself from scammers.

Date: 24 May 2018

Share your views about sexual consent apps and the law

Sexual consent laws in Sweden are changing and there has been a rise in the use of consent apps – we would like to hear your viewsSweden has passed new legislation that recognises sex without explicit consent is rape. Related: Sweden plans change in law to require explicit consent...

Date: 24 May 2018

Conyers advises MAPS 2018-1 Limited on Merx Aviation’s US$506.5m asset-backed securitisation

Conyers acted for the issuer, MAPS 2018-1 Limited, in respect of Merx Aviation’s inaugural aviation asset backed securitisation (“ABS”) comprising of US$506.5 million in three tranches of notes secured on a portfolio of 25 aircraft. The proceeds from the notes will...

Date: 24 May 2018

Conyers advises China Xinhua Education Group on HK$1.476m IPO

Conyers Dill & Pearman provided British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands legal advice to China Xinhua Education Group Limited (the “Company”) in connection with its HK$1.476 million initial public offering of 400,000,000 Shares on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange...

Date: 24 May 2018

GCC Investing

We believe this firm has been providing financial services or products in the UK without our authorisation. Find out why to be especially wary of dealing with this unauthorised firm and how to protect yourself from scammers.

Date: 24 May 2018

The Finance Corporation Ltd

We believe this firm has been providing financial services or products in the UK without our authorisation. Find out why to be especially wary of dealing with this unauthorised firm and how to protect yourself from scammers.

Date: 24 May 2018

Technology and global ties: turning the tide on financial crime

Speech by Christopher Woolard, Executive Director of Strategy and Competition at the FCA, delivered at the Anti-Money Laundering TechSprint, London.

Date: 24 May 2018

Knight Finance (clone)

Fraudsters are using the details of firms we authorise to try to convince people that they work for a genuine, authorised firm. Find out more about this ‘clone firm’. 

Date: 24 May 2018

Zola Ltd trading as BinaryOnline

We believe this firm has been providing financial services or products in the UK without our authorisation. Find out why to be especially wary of dealing with this unauthorised firm and how to protect yourself from scammers.

Date: 24 May 2018

'It’s wrong to stink up other people’s lives': fighting the manure lagoons of North Carolina

Pigs outstripped people in Duplin county long ago - but now the residents are fighting backTwo poles that once hoisted a clothes line stand rusting and unused in Elsie Herring’s back garden in eastern North Carolina. Herring lives next door to a field where pig manure is sprayed...

Date: 24 May 2018

Big data will make or break use of the cloud for tax reporting

Implementing digital tax compliance tools is inevitable for corporations as real-time tax reporting gains momentum. But using cloud reporting or may expose some tax teams to data risks.

Date: 24 May 2018

Malaysia scrapping GST is bad news for tax departments, as are potential replacements

Companies must prepare for another rise in tax compliance costs with Malaysia poised to abolish the goods and services tax (GST) after just three years. Analysts warn that tax directors may have to also reassess their accounting, IT and pricing strategies.

Date: 24 May 2018

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