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Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Vol. 17, No. 12
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The Lawyer News

  1. Goodwin Procter doubles office space after mass KWM hires, January 18, 2017
  2. KYC product update, January 18, 2017
  3. New IP partner for Gowling WLG in Paris, January 18, 2017
  4. Leading FTSE GCs set up network to promote rule of law in business, January 17, 2017
  5. Pension Protection Fund GC: three years to bring all asset management in-house, January 17, 2017
  6. DLA Piper hires innovation director for EMEA and Asia Pacific boost, January 17, 2017
  7. Simmons hires A&O capital markets veteran, January 17, 2017
  8. King & Wood Mallesons LLP shuts down as administrators take control, January 17, 2017
  9. A&O grows US base with two-partner hire from Cadwalader, January 17, 2017
  10. Shoosmiths advises on investment in Phlexglobal, January 17, 2017
  11. Austria: Miriam Simsa becomes contract partner, January 17, 2017
  12. Dr Roland Böhi joins Prager Dreifuss as partner, January 17, 2017
  13. Ogier team named among top global private wealth and trust lawyers, January 17, 2017
  14. Rolls Royce to pay £670m to SFO to end bribery probe in biggest ever DPA, January 17, 2017
  15. Kinstellar advises Prologis on acquisition of M0 Central Business Park, January 17, 2017
  16. Bär & Karrer advises Priora on acquisition of Galenica stake, January 17, 2017
  17. Webinar: Your Firm 2020, January 17, 2017
Legal Week

  1. KWM China to keep six European bases after collapse of legacy SJ Berwin business, January 17, 2017
  2. Weil Gotshal and Jones Day join HSF and Cravath on BAT's $49bn Reynolds American acquisition, January 17, 2017
  3. 'I am very sorry that it has finally come to this' - KWM managing partner confirms administration to staff, January 17, 2017
  4. King & Wood Mallesons' European arm to file for administration today, January 17, 2017
  5. Norton Rose Fulbright to launch trade treaty practice in response to Brexit vote, January 17, 2017
  6. Slaughters and Debevoise advise as Rolls-Royce agrees £671m settlement in bribery case, January 17, 2017
UK Law Society Gazette

  1. Brexit means ditching the CJEU, May makes clear, January 17, 2017
  2. Parliamentarians call for unpaid internship ban, January 17, 2017
  3. Libya torture cases must go before UK court, Supreme Court rules, January 17, 2017



Magic Circle Firms

  1. CC, Latham advise on Chinese bank's $390 mln IPO - Legal Business Online, (Clifford Chance), January 18, 2017
  2. A&O loses four lawyer team to Gibson Dunn in Paris - The Global Legal Post, (Allen & Overy), January 17, 2017
  3. Allen & Overy nabs two new Washington DC partners from Cadwalader - The Global Legal Post, (Allen & Overy), January 17, 2017
  4. Wake Up Call: Cadwalader Shutters Houston Office - Bloomberg Big Law Business, (Allen & Overy), January 17, 2017
  5. HSF to open Malaysia office after receiving QFLF license - Legal Business Online, (Herbert Smith), January 17, 2017
Other Large UK Firms

  1. Olswang launches new TMT public policy practice in Singapore - The Global Legal Post, (Olswang), January 18, 2017
  2. DLA Piper focuses on Asia-Pac innovation with new hire from Ashurst - Australasian Lawyer, (Ashurst), January 18, 2017
  3. Partner returns to Pinsents as competition head - CDR News Magazine, (Pinsent Masons), January 18, 2017
  4. Osborne Clarke adds UK litigators and German arbitration lawyer - CDR News Magazine, (Eversheds; Osborne Clarke), January 18, 2017
  5. Norton Rose Fulbright launches new Brexit-era trade treaty practice ... - The Global Legal Post, (Norton Rose), January 18, 2017
  6. Breaking: King & Wood Mallesons is calling in administrators - The Global Legal Post, (SJ Berwin), January 17, 2017
  7. O'Melveny Hires Sports Dealmaker - Bloomberg Big Law Business, (DLA Piper), January 17, 2017
US Firms in London

  1. O'Melveny Hires Sports Dealmaker | Big Law Business - Bloomberg Big Law Business, (O'Melveny & Myers; Skadden Arps), January 18, 2017
  2. Latham & Watkins Adds Two Leading Energy Regulatory Partners - PR Newswire (press release), (Latham & Watkins), January 18, 2017
  3. Former Weil litigation chief moves to boutique - Reuters, (Weil Gotshal), January 17, 2017
  4. Wake Up Call: Cadwalader Shutters Houston Office - Bloomberg Big Law Business, (Weil Gotshal), January 17, 2017



Magic Circle - Press Releases

  1. Clifford Chance advises Nebras Power on 35.5% acquisition of Indonesia's largest Independent Power Provider, Clifford Chance, January 17, 2017
Large Law Firm - Press Releases

  1. King & Wood Mallesons’ plans for UK, Europe and the Middle East, King & Wood Mallesons (SJ Berwin), January 18, 2017
  2. A PROD to update your processes and agreements - Implementing the MiFID II Product Governance and Distributor Governance Rules, Eversheds, January 17, 2017
  3. Theresa May Brexit speech: legal impact, DLA Piper, January 17, 2017
  4. WFW advises HSH Nordbank on rolling stock financing, Watson Farley, January 17, 2017
  5. 2017 infrastructure planning preview: key upcoming trends, Nabarro Nathanson, January 17, 2017
  6. New UK fund vehicle survives Brexit, Nabarro Nathanson, January 17, 2017
  7. European Account Preservation Orders ("EAPOs"): what will they mean for you?, Bird & Bird, January 17, 2017
  8. Appleby to attend leading corporate jet event, Appleby, January 17, 2017



Legal Vendors

  1. Video: BMO Financial’s Carla Goldstein on Using Client-Driven Metrics, Legal Executive Institute, January 17, 2017
  2. Nuix Insight Adaptive Security Brings Context V..., Nuix, January 17, 2017
  3. Legal Tech Link Newsletter, Winter 2017: Bill Henderson, Fin(Legal)Tech, and UK and European Focus, Legal Executive Institute, January 17, 2017
  4. Brown Rudnick Becomes Latest AmLaw 200 Firm to Make Move to Aderant Expert, Aderant: Media Releases, January 17, 2017
  5. What skills should tech professionals develop to ensure a successful future in legal? December 2016, Tikit: Press Releases, January 17, 2017
  6. ILTA educational webinar: The device mesh evolution in legal – way beyond mobile, Tikit: Press Releases, January 17, 2017
Local General Counsel Moves

  1. Assurant Evolves Legal Department Roles - Yahoo Finance, January 17, 2017


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