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The Legal Questions For Donald Trump The Mueller Report Did Not Answer | The 11th Hour | MSNBC

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Date: 20 April 2019

Mueller: Trump Team And Russians Pursued Relationship Of Mutual Benefit | The Last Word | MSNBC

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Date: 20 April 2019

Barristers, solicitors and paralegals urged to join single trade union

Top lawyers including Michael Mansfield say move would help all ranks of the professionBarristers, solicitors, paralegals and all who work in the law are being urged to join a single trade union aimed at unifying the notoriously individualistic profession.Following the failure of...

Date: 20 April 2019


Trump Aide Confronted With Mueller’s Evidence About Russian Spy | The Beat With Ari Melber | MSNBC

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Date: 20 April 2019

See Mueller’s Damning Criminal Obstruction Evidence Against Trump | The Beat With Ari Melber | MSNBC

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Date: 20 April 2019

Elizabeth Warren Calls On House To Begin Impeachment Proceedings Against Trump | Hardball | MSNBC

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Date: 20 April 2019


Has Anyone Changed Their Mind About Donald Trump Since 2016? | MTP Daily | MSNBC

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Date: 20 April 2019

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WEIRD THAT DON MCGAHN TURNS OUT TO HAVE A BACKBONE: Don McGahn comes off well in the Mueller report. Too bad he only did it for Kavanaugh. ABOVE THE KARDASHIAN: You realize we're going to keep publishing this stuff as long as you all keep clicking, right? THAT ENDED QUICKLY: MoFo's...

Date: 19 April 2019

Strategic Growth Propels Spencer Fane Into Big Law's Big Leagues

The strategy launched by managing partner Patrick Whalen six years ago has the Kansas City-based firm's revenue hitting $111 million in 2018.       

Date: 19 April 2019


So, How Much Money Can You Really Expect To Make At A Small Law Firm?

Well, it's not as much as Biglaw...

Date: 19 April 2019

Beyoncé’s ‘Homecoming’ Netflix Special And Coachella Performance Exemplify The Mantra ‘Keep Going, No Matter What’

What can lawyers and law students learn from Beyoncé's latest creation?

Date: 19 April 2019

Are Lawyers Just Luddites? Upcoming Webinar Explores This Question To Which The Answer Is ‘Yes.’

Join us for a webchat on May 2!

Date: 19 April 2019


Who Executed President Donald Trump’s Directives And Who Didn’t | Velshi & Ruhle | MSNBC

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Date: 19 April 2019

Where President Donald Trump’s Kids Could Still Face Legal Danger | Velshi & Ruhle | MSNBC

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N1U0TBIG0Ps The post Where President Donald Trump’s Kids Could Still Face Legal Danger | Velshi & Ruhle | MSNBC appeared first on Lawyer firms NEWS.

Date: 19 April 2019

Dallas Mavericks Fail To Get Trademark For Its Star Player’s Nickname

Too many matadors.

Date: 19 April 2019


One Year In

Lessons learned after writing a column about career services at ATL for a year.

Date: 19 April 2019

Partner Whose Behavior Features Prominently In Jones Day Gender Discrimination Lawsuit Is Out At The Firm

We still don't know exactly why he left...

Date: 19 April 2019

House Subpoenas Full Mueller Report Instead Of Doing Something Useful

The Dems are delaying because they don't actually want to deal with Impeachment.

Date: 19 April 2019


The Legal Talent Market Faces Tectonic Jolts

As competition grows, law firms are facing more pressure than ever in the talent wars.       

Date: 19 April 2019

Above The Law’s 11th Annual Law Revue Video Contest

Send us your submissions by THURSDAY, APRIL 25, at 5:00 P.M. (Eastern time).

Date: 19 April 2019

The Best Part Of The Mueller Report Is Definitely Don McGahn’s ‘Notegate’

Trump's not a fan of notes.

Date: 19 April 2019


Fmr. Gov. Bill Weld: Donald Trump Wants People Loyal To Him, Not The Law | Velshi & Ruhle | MSNBC

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g7Dk4mhsUrk The post Fmr. Gov. Bill Weld: Donald Trump Wants People Loyal To Him, Not The Law | Velshi & Ruhle | MSNBC appeared first on Lawyer firms NEWS.

Date: 19 April 2019

‘I’m More Likely To Support Trump Today:’ Voters React To Mueller Report | Velshi & Ruhle | MSNBC

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HQFhF42wYeM The post ‘I’m More Likely To Support Trump Today:’ Voters React To Mueller Report | Velshi & Ruhle | MSNBC appeared first on Lawyer firms NEWS.

Date: 19 April 2019

Benefits claimant 'disgusted' by DWP after 'lying bitch' comment

Woman forced to appeal against incorrect PIP decisions three times in five yearsA woman called a “lying bitch” in official tribunal papers by welfare officials has criticised her “disgusting” treatment at the hands of the Department for Work and Pensions.The woman, who wants...

Date: 19 April 2019


Tribunal restores benefit payments to acid attack victim

Woman had been told by DWP that she was fit to work despite being bed-bound and in constant painThe victim of an acid attack who suffered 50% burns to her face and body has overturned an attempt to strip her of a disability benefit after being told she was fit for work.The woman,...

Date: 19 April 2019

Cerberus Closes USD5.1bn of commitments for Global NPL Strategy

Cerberus Capital Management has closed approximately USD5.1 billion of commitments for its global non-performing loan (NPL) strategy. 

Date: 19 April 2019

Ridgemont Equity Partners teams with The Speech Pathology Group

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Date: 19 April 2019


Colony Capital completes acquisition of Abraaj Group’s Latin American private equity platform

Colony Capital (Colony) has closed its acquisition of Abraaj Group’s private equity platform in Latin America. The transaction was first announced on 23 January, 2019. 

Date: 19 April 2019

Activa Capital acquires Medisys

Activa Capital has acquired a majority position in Medisys, together with Turenne Santé, the entrepreneur and new CEO Guillaume Bouillot and the management team. Bernard Chevalier, founder, is supporting the operation and remains a shareholder.

Date: 19 April 2019

McCarthy Tétrault hires Raj Juneja in Toronto

McCarthy Tétrault has hired Raj Juneja as an equity partner to its transactional and tax advisory practice in Toronto.

Date: 19 April 2019


Blockchain case study: a way to speed up Mexico’s tax refunds

Mexico’s tax authorities could have avoided legal action from businesses looking for compensation over slow tax refunds by replacing legacy reporting systems with blockchain technology, say tax experts.

Date: 19 April 2019

Judge Puts an Early End to Morrison & Foerster's Sanction Request in Gender Bias Lawsuit

The firm claimed that Sanford Heisler Sharp brought claims on behalf of a former associate that were "knowingly baseless" since she signed a release upon her termination from the firm. U.S. Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Scott Corley found that the plaintiff had sufficiently alleged...

Date: 19 April 2019

Venable Posts Financial Gains After Fitzpatrick Deal

The firm continued its run of growth in revenue and partner profits amid a merger with 100-lawyer New York firm Fitzpatrick Cella.       

Date: 19 April 2019


Blank Rome Adds New CMO, Joining Big Law Marketing Merry-Go-Round

D.C.-based Jim Stapleton joined as chief business development and marketing officer from Dickinson Wright.       

Date: 18 April 2019

Jones Day Partner Tagged in Gender Bias Suit Exits Firm

Two named plaintiffs in a $200 million proposed class action against Jones Day described allegedly sexist conduct by California securities litigator Eric Landau.       

Date: 18 April 2019

Sheppard Mullin Closes in Beijing as Am Law 100 Continues to Slim Down in China

The L.A.-based firm has shuttered the eight-year-old office to focus resources in Shanghai.       

Date: 18 April 2019


Keeping Equity Tiers in Check, New York's Top Firms Record New Profit Highs

Equity partnerships at the richest firms guarded their exclusivity or even contracted, while ALM counted nonequity partners for the first time at Simpson Thacher and Willkie Farr.       

Date: 18 April 2019

Excerpts From: Making Sense of Legal Tech: AI, Analytics and What It Means for Your Practice.

The impact of AI and analytics tools on the business and practice of law is undoubted. Gaining a deeper understanding of the important trends in legal technology is critical, as is separating hype from reality.       

Date: 18 April 2019

How not to deliver nasty tax surprises to your boss

Nobody likes to receive bad news, and worrying about giving it can be just as unpleasant. But warning the board of threats and potential bad news is a crucial part of the role of the contemporary in-house tax advisor.

Date: 18 April 2019


Accent Markets Group Inc

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: 18 April 2019

Blackstone restructures as corporation after TCJA

Following US tax reform, Blackstone has decided to give up its complex partnership structure to reduce its tax compliance burden and make its stock more attractive to investors. However, it will likely cost the company more in taxes.

Date: 18 April 2019

Women Describe Their Experiences in Big Law—and It's Not Pretty

The lawsuit against Jones Day is just the tip of the iceberg, new research from ALM Intelligence and the American Bar Association shows.       

Date: 18 April 2019


Pinterest IPO advisers to pick up $2m in legal fees

Date: 18 April 2019

Ashurst usurps Norton Rose Fulbright as McLaren’s key adviser

Date: 18 April 2019

O’Melveny down to six partners in London after lawyer exit

Date: 18 April 2019


Clydes laments poor gender record in latest promotions

Date: 18 April 2019

NPM Capital acquires 35 per cent stake in Ohpen

Amerborgh has sold a part of its stake in fintech company Ohpen to NPM Capital to finance ongoing and future projects, including the arts and culture centre "het HEM" in Zaandam.

Date: 18 April 2019

Imandra completes USD5m seed round led by AlbionVC, IQ Capital and LiveOak Venture Partners

Imandra Inc – creator of the Imandra cloud-native automated reasoning engine – has completed a USD5 million seed investment led by AlbionVC, IQ Capital and LiveOak Venture Partners. 

Date: 18 April 2019


FCA data show 5% drop in complaints in the second half of 2018

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today published the complaints figures for regulated firms for the second half of 2018.

Date: 18 April 2019

Healthcare private equity deal values surge to almost USD63.1bn in 2018

Healthcare private equity outperformed other asset classes in 2018, with disclosed deal values surging almost 50 per cent to USD63.1 billion, topping last year's level of USD42.6 billion, and deal count rising to 316 in 2018 from 265 in 2017.

Date: 18 April 2019

Carey Olsen advises Marsh & McLennan Companies on Jardine Lloyd Thompson acquisition

A cross-jurisdictional Carey Olsen team has advised Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC) on its acquisition of Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group plc for USD5.6 billion in fully diluted equity value.

Date: 18 April 2019


Hg purchases Cinven stake in Visma

Hg Saturn and its investors have agreed to a further circa EUR640 million equity investment in Visma, a provider of business-critical software to private and public enterprises in the Nordic, Benelux and Baltic regions.

Date: 18 April 2019

Private tech growth companies significantly outperform key equity benchmarks in Q4 2018

Late-stage, venture-backed tech companies significantly outperformed the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Technology Index in the fourth quarter of 2018, according to the SharesPost US Private Growth Index. 

Date: 18 April 2019

VGC Partners appoints Investment Director

London-based growth capital investor, VGC Partners, has appointed Andrew Lister as Investment and Portfolio Director as the firm looks to invest from its GBP50 million Fund II in high-growth consumer, media and technology businesses.

Date: 18 April 2019


IMDDA names first Chartered Due Diligence Analysts

The Investment Management Due Diligence Association (IMDDA) has named the first-ever group of people to achieve the new Chartered Due Diligence Analyst (CDDA) designation after sitting for and passing an intensive examination. 

Date: 18 April 2019

Squires poised for move into RBS’s former HQ

Date: 18 April 2019

Hot 100 career quiz: Morton Fraser chair Maggie Moodie

Date: 18 April 2019


Tech report 2019: The vendors profiting from a splurge in innovation investment

Date: 18 April 2019

Israel Folau hearing could turn on point of NSW law, expert says

Wallabies star faces a code of conduct tribunal after Easter‘Religious discrimination’ may not hold as potential defenceIsrael Folau’s potential challenge to his sacking could turn on whether his conduct occurred in New South Wales, a legal expert has said.On Wednesday, the...

Date: 18 April 2019

CLO manager not entitled to incentive fee on optional redemption

Date: 18 April 2019


Greenberg Traurig Immune in Stanford Ponzi Scheme Class Action, 5th Circuit Rules

Investors had sought to hold Greenberg responsible for Loumiet's work as primary outside counsel for Stanford.       

Date: 18 April 2019

Feds Bust Phony Lawyer Whose Website Cribbed From Cravath

Prosecutors say John Lambert, whose website borrowed from the profiles of real Cravath lawyers, bilked thousands of dollars from people and businesses by impersonating a high-powered New York attorney.       

Date: 17 April 2019

Goodwin Names New Chair, Managing Partner

David Hashmall will be stepping down as chair at the end of his term on Oct. 1.       

Date: 17 April 2019


Quinn Emanuel's Daniel Cunningham, Finance Pro Who Helped Take on Wall Street, Dies at 69

Once a leading corporate partner at Cravath and Allen & Overy, Cunningham joined Quinn Emanuel a decade ago to help the litigation powerhouse understand how big banks contributed to the financial crisis.       

Date: 17 April 2019

As Blockchain Booms, Law Firm Recruiting Tries to Keep Up

Don't be fooled by the cryptocurrency crash—legal recruiters say there's still huge demand for blockchain expertise, as well as lawyers who understand data privacy.       

Date: 17 April 2019

What Do Women Want? Law Firms Are Clueless.

Flexible working arrangements, along with women's networking groups and mentoring programs, actually could be cutting against women's advancement.       

Date: 17 April 2019


Buttigieg Worked With Jenner, and Warren Went With Perkins Coie: Disclosures

The early wave of campaign disclosures from Democratic presidential contenders shows ties to Big Law.       

Date: 17 April 2019

Equity and Nonequity Partners Are on Divergent Paths

Nonequity partner pay is staying flat while equity partners are seeing profit growth.       

Date: 17 April 2019

DLA Piper granted chance to appeal in landmark case over Brexit frustration

Date: 17 April 2019


Brazil affirms tax benefit for sales to the free trade zone of Manaus

Brazil has affirmed that sales to the Amazonian free trade zone of Manaus must be equal to export transactions. Machado Associados' Ricardo M. Debatin da Silveira and Rogério Gaspari Coelho discuss the implications for exporters over the last five years.

Date: 17 April 2019

Austria proposes new, permanent digital tax

Austria has proposed a new digital services tax (DST), motivated by a desire to level the playing field for domestic media companies, which it says it would not repeal even if the OECD reaches consensus on digital tax measures.

Date: 17 April 2019

Tax liabilities to fluctuate under alternative rates after Libor is phased out

Tax professionals are concerned about a rising tax burden from adjusting profit and loss (P&L) statements after regulators axe the London inter-bank offered rate (Libor), mainly from trying to re-negotiate legacy inter-company loan contracts.

Date: 17 April 2019


Brazil addresses the establishment of joint and several tax liability

Brazil's tax authorities may now establish liability of third parties before court judgement. Mattos Filho's Ana Paula S. Lui Barreto and Leonardo Fernandes Rebello discuss the impact to third parties and their defence.

Date: 17 April 2019

Shame on the Home Office for using the tax form to target migrants | Dick Taverne

Immigration law is being grossly misused, to the point that skilled migrants are being denied justice for trivial offencesAs today’s devastating exposé in the Guardian makes clear, something has gone fundamentally wrong with the Home Office’s treatment of skilled migrants.Under...

Date: 17 April 2019

Kezia Dugdale wins case against accusation of defamation

Blogger Stuart Campbell took Lothian MSP to court after she accused him of homophobiaA pro-independence blogger who accused the former Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale of defamation has lost his legal action against her.The £25,000 claim was brought by Stuart Campbell, who runs...

Date: 17 April 2019


Perkins Coie Names DC Leader Malley as New Managing Partner

William Malley succeeds John Devaney, who presided over explosive growth in the Seattle-based firm's Washington, D.C., office.       

Date: 17 April 2019

Ex-supreme court justice defends those who break assisted dying law

‘No moral obligation to obey law,’ says Jonathan Sumption in opening Reith Lectures speechA former supreme court justice has defended people who break the law on assisted dying but urged them to face up to the consequences of their actions.Delivering the opening speech of this...

Date: 17 April 2019

Freshfields partner on indefinite leave ahead of SDT appearance

Date: 17 April 2019


Shore Capital Partners closes third healthcare fund and inaugural food and beverage fund

Private equity firm Shore Capital Partners has held the and final closings of its third institutional healthcare private equity fund, Shore Capital Healthcare Partners Fund III (HC Fund III), and its inaugural food and beverage fund, Shore Capital Food & Beverage Partners Fund...

Date: 17 April 2019

Estera supports Hipgnosis fundraising

Estera, a global provider of funds, corporate and trust services, has supported Hipgnosis Songs Fund with its first fundraise – significantly exceeding its target in the process.

Date: 17 April 2019

Bryan, Garnier & Co acquires Beringer Finance

Bryan, Garnier & Co has acquired Beringer Finance, a Nordic-focused boutique investment bank with offices in Stockholm, Oslo, Reykjavik and Palo Alto. 

Date: 17 April 2019


Alsid raises EUR13 million to finance market expansion plans

Alsid, an active directory protection solution provider announces a Series A funding record of EUR13 million (USD15 million) in investment led by Idinvest Partners, a European capital-investment company. 

Date: 17 April 2019

A&L Goodbody appoints second female chair

Date: 17 April 2019

Unseen Kafka works may soon be revealed after Kafkaesque trial

Zurich court rules safe-deposit boxes can be opened and shipped to Israel libraryA long-hidden trove of unpublished works by Franz Kafka could soon be revealed after a decade-long battle over his literary estate that has drawn comparisons to some of his surreal tales.A district court...

Date: 17 April 2019


Cytora secures GBP25 million in funding round led by EQT Ventures

Cytora, a provider of AI-powered solutions for the commercial insurance industry, has secured GBP25 million in Series B funding round led by the EQT Ventures.

Date: 17 April 2019

Blufolio Blockchain Venture Capital Fund invests in YAPEAL

Blufolio, a Swiss blockchain investment firm and manager of the Luxembourg-registered blufolio venture capital fund, has made its first investment in YAPEAL, a Zurich-based digital banking start-up founded by an experienced team of finance and technology professionals. 

Date: 17 April 2019

Swiss fintech launches alternative investments platform

Swiss fintech company Stableton Financial has launched an alternative investments platform designed to cater to financial intermediaries who wish to make the benefits of alternative investments accessible to their clients. 

Date: 17 April 2019


Ping An Global Infrastructure Funds close with USD758m

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Date: 17 April 2019

Freeths enters Bristol with 13th office launch and pledge to grow

Date: 17 April 2019

Aragon Loans

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Date: 17 April 2019