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EY Hires Bank of America General Counsel

Legal Week rss Feed - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 23:34
Sajid Hussein succeeds EY GC Hervé Labaude, who is retiring after 25 years with the firm.

Lululemon Sues Ross Stores Over 'Lowest-Quality' Counterfeit Yoga Pants Ever

Legal Week rss Feed - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 23:30
Canada-based Lululemon has hit Ross Stores Inc. and one of its suppliers with a lawsuit claiming that the discount retailer has been selling shabby knockoffs of the company's high-end leggings in stores in California.

Tully Rinckey Names New CEO as Founders Set Sights Abroad

Legal Week rss Feed - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 22:56
The midsize New York firm is focusing its attention on global expansion, starting this summer.

Reynolds Porter Chamberlain is in Growth Mode in Asia

Legal Week rss Feed - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 21:57
The U.K. firm's growth in Hong Kong and Singapore is led by its new Asia managing partner—Antony Sassi.

Walmart Agrees to Pay $282M and Hire Louis Freeh as Monitor in FCPA Settlement

Legal Week rss Feed - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 19:35
In the criminal part of the settlement, the company signed a nonprosecution agreement with the DOJ in which it agreed to pay a $138 million penalty to settle violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. The SEC announced that the company also agreed to pay another $144 million to settle related claims.

Seyfarth Shaw's Zuckerman, Trump Ambassador Nominee, Testifies at Senate Hearing

Legal Week rss Feed - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 19:18
Adrian Zuckerman pledged to fight corruption in Romania if confirmed as U.S. ambassador to the country. Senators didn't question Zuckerman about claims of harassment by a legal secretary that he settled while at a prior firm.

Norton Rose Fulbright Moves Financial Services Partner From London to Sydney   

Legal Week rss Feed - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 18:20
Charlotte Henry is making the move in the wake of an investigation that found gross misconduct and dishonesty in many parts of the financial sector, including in Australia’s major banks.

IMF Bentham Launches $500M Non-US Fund

Legal Week rss Feed - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 17:28
The fund is the Australian litigation funder's second focused on disputes outside the U.S.

Capital Finances

FCA - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 15:47
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.

Fieldfisher enjoys PEP and revenue growth

Law Gazette News - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 15:23
The international firm announced a 17% rise in annual revenue and a 7% rise in partner profits.

Fieldfisher Records Third Successive Year of Double-Digit Revenue Growth

Legal Week rss Feed - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 14:13
Revenue at the firm has grown 17% in the financial year 2018-19 but marks an overall slowdown in growth since last year.

'A Giant In So Many Ways' - City Reacts to Untimely Death of Corporate Heavyweight Juan Picon

Legal Week rss Feed - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 12:37
Picón had been managing partner of Latham & Watkins' Madrid office since 2017 and was formerly senior partner at DLA Piper.

Arms sales to Saudi Arabia ruled unlawful

Law Gazette News - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 12:30
UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia have been ruled unlawful by the Court of Appeal following a challenge by pressure group Campaign Against Arms Trade.

Charity for solicitors appoints new chief to drive 'positive change'

Law Gazette News - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 12:23
Nick Gallagher has led three legal charities before, including LawWorks.

Bad Credit Site (clone of authorised firm)

FCA - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 12:07
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’. 

City firm owed £167k thwarted in bid to make debtor bankrupt

Law Gazette News - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 10:46
High Court agrees adjournment after hearing that other creditors want to give financial adviser more time to pay.

FXCM Germany (clone of authorised firm)

FCA - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 10:25
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’. 

Cadwyn Capital (clone of authorised firm)

FCA - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 10:20
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’. 

Independent reviews of Interest Rate Hedging Products and the Connaught Income Fund Series 1

FCA - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 10:01
The FCA has appointed Independent Reviewers for the lessons learned reviews commissioned by the FCA’s Board. One review will cover the redress scheme for Interest Rate Hedging Products and the other will cover the regulation of firms involved with the Connaught Income Fund Series 1.

Lord chancellor backs professional bodies' gender equality pledge

Law Gazette News - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 09:26
Law Society, Bar Council and Chartered Institute of Legal Executives unite to help women in law.

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