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Thursday, December 6, 2018
Vol. 18, No. 243
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The Lawyer News

  1. Ted Baker calls in City firm for investigation into founder, December 6, 2018
  2. Hogan Lovells client sees freezing order slashed after “serious non-disclosure” issues, December 6, 2018
  3. McCann Fitzgerald re-elects chairman for a second term, December 6, 2018
  4. Slaughters leads Arsenal in UK’s first battery powered stadium, December 6, 2018
  5. Lloyds Bank gears up for New Year panel review, December 5, 2018
  6. Dechert puts white-collar at heart of City promotions round, December 5, 2018
  7. Ashfords set to jump up UK rankings with £60m Boyes Turner merger, December 5, 2018
  8. Shoosmiths appoints new Chief Executive Officer, December 5, 2018
  9. No5 Barristers’ Chambers prosecutes Samantha Eastwood murder, December 5, 2018
  10. Loyens & Loeff advises Oi S.A. in debt restructuring, December 5, 2018
  11. Gowling WLG appoints a new lawyer in its indigenous law team in Montréal, December 5, 2018
  12. Deliveroo in the clear as High Court throws out employment claim, December 5, 2018
  13. Critical tasks for managing a cyber attack from Eversheds’ Jake McQuitty, December 5, 2018
  14. TfL kicks off first panel review in six years, December 5, 2018
UK Law Society Gazette

  1. AI systems must have a human in the loop, December 6, 2018
  2. Chambers seeks to tackle bar's diversity problem, December 5, 2018
  3. Bar wars: Cadbury fails in bid to alter purple trade mark, December 5, 2018



US Firms in London

  1. Lawyer Decried as 'Serial Objector' Hits Back at Edelson With Lawsuit, American Lawyer, December 6, 2018
  2. M&A wrap: Luminate, Hollie Moore Haynes, ParkerGale, Pizza Hut, Yum!, KFC - Mergers & Acquisitions, (Latham & Watkins; Fried Frank), December 6, 2018
  3. WorleyParsons' $3.3 Billion Acquisition of Jacobs Energy, Chemicals, and Resources Business - Global Legal Chronicle (press release), (Fried Frank), December 5, 2018
  4. Stracon SA acquisition of 60% interest Dumas Holdings Inc. - Global Legal Chronicle (press release), (Baker & McKenzie), December 5, 2018
  5. Resolution Life's AUS$3.3 Billion Acquisition of AMP Life - Global Legal Chronicle (press release), (Debevoise & Plimpton), December 5, 2018



Magic Circle - Press Releases

  1. Clifford Chance advises mobile gaming company iDreamSky on Hong Kong IPO, Clifford Chance, December 6, 2018
  2. Clifford Chance advises abcfinance on the acquisition of G.R. Factoring, Clifford Chance, December 6, 2018
  3. Linklaters advises on the first implementation of the Scaling Solar initiative in Senegal, Linklaters, December 5, 2018
Large Law Firm - Press Releases

  1. Pinsent Masons appoints leading Structured Finance specialist, Ian Falconer, Pinsents, December 6, 2018
  2. Gowling WLG professionals achieve strong result in Legal 500 Canada 2019, Gowling WLG (Wragge Lawrence Graham), December 5, 2018
  3. DLA Piper advises ResMed in acquisition of Propeller Health, DLA Piper, December 5, 2018
  4. Jason Harmon joins DLA Piper's Corporate practice in Baltimore, DLA Piper, December 5, 2018
  5. Fonda Duvanel joins DLA Piper's Real Estate practice in New York, DLA Piper, December 5, 2018
  6. WFW advises ThreeSixty Brands on FAO Schwarz contract, Watson Farley, December 5, 2018
  7. Ashurst advises the lenders on the financing of a captive PV project in Jordan, Ashurst, December 5, 2018
  8. Gowling WLG to launch the Brian A. Crane/Gowling WLG Indigenous Law Student Scholarship, Gowling WLG (Wragge Lawrence Graham), December 5, 2018
  9. Gowling WLG recognized in Latinvex Top Law Firms 2019, Gowling WLG (Wragge Lawrence Graham), December 5, 2018
  10. Patents: scope of protection of a patent claim when assessing infringement, Bird & Bird, December 5, 2018
  11. Trade marks: infringement by search engine programme, Bird & Bird, December 5, 2018
  12. Patents: FRAND licensing in a global context, Bird & Bird, December 5, 2018
  13. EDPB guidelines on territorial scope of the GDPR, Bird & Bird, December 5, 2018



Legal Vendors

  1. XDD Acquires Leading AI Automation Software Company, Esquify, Further Optimizing the Company’s Managed Review Service Offering, Xact Data Discovery, December 5, 2018


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