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Friday, October 18, 2019
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The Lawyer News

  1. “The burden is on Dechert and Gerrard”: SFO refutes US firm’s stance over ENRC damages, October 18, 2019
  2. Kirkland lures another Linklaters partner to the Gherkin, October 18, 2019
  3. HSF guides WHSmith to $400m US acquisition, October 18, 2019
  4. Pinsents and BCLP secure sale for Ebbsfleet Garden City vision, October 18, 2019
  5. DWF recruits from accountancy firms for new consulting venture, October 17, 2019
Legal Week

  1. Cleary London Debt Heavyweight Leaves After 22 Years, October 18, 2019
  2. In Pictures: Deloitte Legal Ups the Ante With Key Hire as DWF Bolsters Dubai Arm, October 18, 2019
  3. Top 50 Firm Lands £2.5M Government Transport Contract, October 18, 2019
  4. Latham & Watkins Unveils Foreign Direct Investment App as New Regulations Pile Up, October 18, 2019
  5. McDermott Looks to Dentons and Baker McKenzie to Boost Global Employment Team, October 18, 2019
  6. Paul Hastings Guides Brazil's PagSeguro Through $653M NYSE Offering, October 18, 2019
  7. Clyde & Co Hires Maritime Partner and Master Mariner in Australia, October 18, 2019
  8. Clifford Chance Will Help Challenge Anti-LGBTQ Laws, October 18, 2019
  9. Dentons' Leader Fires Back at Greenberg's 'Parochial and Condescending' Criticisms, October 18, 2019
  10. Barclays Europe Litigation Head to Join Boies Schiller, October 18, 2019
  11. KPMG Legal Arm Expands Eastern European Offering With Tech Firm Tie-up, October 18, 2019
  12. AIM-Listed Gateley Locks Partners In For a Further Five Years, October 18, 2019
  13. DWF Launches Regulatory Consulting Business With Two Accountancy Hires, October 18, 2019
  14. PwC Legal Arm Partners With Legaltech Startup, October 18, 2019
  15. Paul Weiss, Baker McKenzie Handle $2B Chinese Retail Deal, October 18, 2019
  16. Andersen Global Reinforces India Ties With New Member Firm, October 18, 2019
  17. Sharia-Compliant Arbitration Training Program Launched in Dubai, October 18, 2019
UK Law Society Gazette

  1. Court grants relief from sanctions over £300 ‘missed’ payment, October 17, 2019



Other Large UK Firms

  1. NorthEdge Capital's Acquisition Of Catalis Group - Global Legal Chronicle, (Eversheds), October 18, 2019
  2. McDermott Adds Senior Private Equity & Corporate Partner In London - Yahoo Finance, (Hogan Lovells), October 17, 2019
  3. Nassau Financial Group to Acquire Foresters Life Insurance and Annuity Company from Foresters - Yahoo Finance, (Eversheds), October 17, 2019
US Firms in London

  1. Basalt to Acquire Natural Gas Transmission Business from Third Coast Midstream - Business Wire, (Orrick), October 18, 2019
  2. Acino's $200 Million Acquisition of Takeda Pharmaceuticals - Global Legal Chronicle, (Latham & Watkins), October 18, 2019
  3. The Law Firm Disrupted: The Big Four Are Keeping Their Powder Dry, Newswire, October 18, 2019
  4. Co-Defendants Plead Not Guilty in Alleged Campaign Finance Scheme Linked to Giuliani Associates, Newswire, October 18, 2019
  5. How Vendor Data Breaches Are Putting Law Firms at Risk, Newswire, October 18, 2019
  6. Trump Urges 2nd Circuit to Grant Stay for Benefit of 'Presidency Itself' in Reply Brief, Newswire, October 18, 2019
  7. 'Jurors Want to Punish': Why a Jury Verdict Goes 'Nuclear', Newswire, October 18, 2019
  8. Conn. Legal Experts Weigh In on Wis. Jury Verdict Secured for Sandy Hook Parent, Newswire, October 18, 2019
  9. Higher Law: 'Uncharted Territory' of Marijuana Recall: A Lawyer's Perspective | Impeachment and Pot | Hemp Lobbying | Who Got the Work, Newswire, October 18, 2019
  10. Amid Partner Losses, Pierce Says 'Not Everyone' Can Be a SEAL, Newswire, October 18, 2019
  11. Bird's Chief Legal Officer is Leaving to Join Robotics Firm Nuro, Newswire, October 18, 2019
  12. 'Nancy Pelosi Does Not and Cannot Stand Alone,' Loretta Lynch Says, Newswire, October 18, 2019
  13. Gun Safety Group Sues to Reveal Gun Lobbyists' Communications With US Government, Newswire, October 18, 2019
  14. Florida Appeals Court Rules Against Middle School Student Accused of Posting Threatening Content Online, Newswire, October 18, 2019
  15. DC and 41 States Share $116M Pelvic Mesh Settlement, Newswire, October 18, 2019
  16. Lawyers Win Contingency Fee Fight Against Estate of Blues Icon's Son, Newswire, October 18, 2019
  17. In Defamation Suit Against Elon Musk, Buzzfeed Reporter Likely to Face Limited Deposition, Newswire, October 18, 2019
  18. Clifford Chance Will Help Challenge Anti-LGBTQ Laws, Newswire, October 18, 2019
  19. Dentons' Leader Fires Back at Greenberg's 'Parochial and Condescending' Criticisms, Newswire, October 18, 2019
  20. 'Moral Clarity and Political Courage': How Elijah Cummings Is Being Remembered, Newswire, October 18, 2019
  21. How I Made Partner: Goodwin Procter's Lily Wound, Newswire, October 18, 2019
  22. Former Catalyst CEO Launches New Open Source Push for Legal Tech, Newswire, October 18, 2019
  23. Jones Day's 'Endemic Culture' of Inappropriateness, Ramping Up SCOTUS Security, 'Nuclear' Verdicts Giving GCs Pause: The Morning Minute, Newswire, October 18, 2019
  24. House Judiciary Just Added an Impeachment Scholar as Trump Inquiry Ramps Up, Newswire, October 18, 2019
  25. Labor of Law: Pam Karlan's Bias Petition Catches SCOTUS Attention | L&E Names on 'Demand Justice' High-Court Wish List | New DOL Whistleblower Ruling | Who Got the Work, Newswire, October 18, 2019



Magic Circle - Press Releases

  1. Clifford Chance advises on Paraguay's first PPP project with novel financing for the Rutas 2 and 7 toll road, Clifford Chance, October 17, 2019
  2. Linklaters advises the Joint Lead Managers on Europe’s first ever general purpose SDG linked bond, Linklaters, October 17, 2019
Large Law Firm - Press Releases

  1. DLA Piper advises Suncorp Group on the sale of SMART Group and ACM Parts, DLA Piper, October 18, 2019
  2. Ashurst congratulates Brighte on A$15.5m capital raising, Ashurst, October 17, 2019
  3. Taxation of loyalty payments - HMRC vs Hargreaves Lansdown Asset Management, Burges Salmon, October 17, 2019
  4. CMS advises ICC on ground-breaking digital content partnership with Facebook, CMS, October 17, 2019
  5. Ashurst advises on the world's first sustainability performance linked fund financing, Ashurst, October 17, 2019
  6. Ashurst advises on Growthpoint's recommended partial offer for and proposed share subscription in Capital & Regional, Ashurst, October 17, 2019
  7. Competition-related takeaways from Vestager's European Parliament Hearing, Bird & Bird, October 17, 2019
  8. Strong Customer Authentication (SCA): EBA opinion allows for 15-month migration period, Bird & Bird, October 17, 2019
  9. Bird & Bird advises Liberum on the €81.3 million (approx. £70.2 million) acquisition by AIM-listed SigmaRoc of Carrières du Hainaut, the Belgian aggregates business, Bird & Bird, October 17, 2019
  10. Passenger compensation for denied boarding: the limits to standard compensation, and an airline's obligations when re-routing under Regulation 261, Bird & Bird, October 17, 2019



Legal Vendors

  1. Why Attend ACC Annual (Or Any Legal Conference)?, Mitratech: Press Releases, October 18, 2019
  2. New Technology Acquisitions: When the Perfect is the Enemy of the Good Enough, Legal Executive Institute: Blog, October 17, 2019
  3. Thomson Reuters and OpenLaw combine blockchain-driven smart contracts with document automation technology - Thomson Reuters, Thomson Reuters: Press Releases (Legal), October 17, 2019
Local General Counsel Moves

  1. Attorney Pedro Romano Fragoso Pires Joins Foley & Lardner's Miami Office - Lawfuel, October 18, 2019
  2. Trump confirms Rick Perry to step down as Energy secretary | TheHill - The Hill, October 18, 2019
  3. Vulcan Materials Company Names D. Franklin Senior Vice President and General Counsel - PRNewswire, October 17, 2019
  4. Meet the lawyer behind the House's impeachment inquiry - CNN, October 17, 2019
  5. Smarsh Expands Executive Leadership Team - Business Wire, October 17, 2019
  6. NBCUniversal Won't Conduct New Matt Lauer Investigation - Hollywood Reporter, October 17, 2019
  7. Greentown Labs Expands Leadership Team, Appoints Ryan Dings as Executive Vice President and General Counsel - PRNewswire, October 17, 2019
  8. Genesco recruits new general counsel - Corporate Secretary, October 17, 2019
  9. Gilead promotes Andrew Dickinson to CFO, increased M&A expected - PMLiVE, October 17, 2019
  10. Wake Up Call: Report Alleges 'Sexual Inappropriateness' at Jones Day Office - Bloomberg Big Law Business, October 17, 2019
  11. POLITICS: Perry 'needs to set the record clear' on Ukraine - E&E News, October 17, 2019
  12. Perry: Trump sent me to Giuliani on Ukraine - Politico, October 17, 2019


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