Two Samsung execs stand down amid a corruption scandal that led to boss Jay Y. Lee’s arrest

Two senior Samsung executives have offered to resign, taking responsibility for the mobile phone giant’s involvement in a scandal involving South Korean President Park Geun-hye. According to a report ... Read More

An investment management business in UK claimed £15m in damages but awarded £2 compensation

An investment management business which claimed £15m in damages for stolen data from departing staff has ended up with just £2 compensation after a High Court judge ruled that ... Read More

Libor trader sues FCA over lifetime ban

Former UBS trader Tom Hayes is to sue the Financial Conduct Authority over the lifetime ban it placed on him after he was jailed for 11 years over his ... Read More
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Two leading global law firms to merge

Combination brings together two leading global law firms US practice will have approximately 1,000 lawyers New York office will rank among the city’s 25 largest with more than 300 ... Read More

Malta’s new draft law raises concerns over internet freedom

Several thousand people took to the streets of Malta on Sunday (19 February) to protest against a new bill that is expected to force online news sites to register ... Read More

Transatlantic Legal Awards launch

The spotlight is on transatlantic deals, cases and law firm strategy with the launch of the 2017 Transatlantic Legal Awards, which are hosted by Legal Week and The American ... Read More

Paul Weiss, Linklaters and Freshfields alumni lock horns as Kraft Heinz drops $143bn deal for Unilever

In what would have been the second largest M&A deal in history, Unilever has rejected a $143bn takeover approach from Kraft Heinz as Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison ... Read More
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Samsung head arrested for corruption scandal involving South Korea president

Samsung‘s would be head Lee Jae-yong (Jay Y Lee) was arrested in Seoul on Friday on charges of bribery and undue influence in connection with a scandal ... Read More
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Supreme Court on the hunt for new Justices

Three seats are up grabs in the Supreme Court – including that of the President. This is the first time that so many vacancies have occurred simultaneously on the ... Read More
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A Seoul court has officially declared former shipping giant Hanjin bankrupt

Embattled South Korean shipping giant Hanjin has finally been declared bankrupt. A South Korean court made the decision today that Hanjin Shipping, formerly the world’s seventh-largest container shipper, was ... Read More
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