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HSBC seek advice from Magic Circle firm over record fine

13th December 2012

The financial services group HSBC have enlisted the help of one of London's biggest law firms, to advise them over the handling of their recently imposed record fine of $1. 921 billion (£1. 19 billion) for money…

FSA chief joins Barclays in-house team as part of restructure

13th December 2012

The former CEO of the Financial Services Authority (FSA), Hector Sants, has joined Barclays as the head of their compliance function, in what marks the start of a small scale restructuring of their in-house team. Sants…

GCSE English marking judicial review begins at High Court

12th December 2012

A judicial review into this summer's GCSE English exam marking fiasco has just begun, with barristers from one London chamber set to square off against each other. The Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL)…

Raft of law firms advise on Delta acquisition of Virgin Atlantic stake

12th December 2012

A raft of multinational legal firms, including private practices holding some of the most senior corporate solicitor jobs in London, have advised on the acquisition by Delta Air Lines of a sizeable stake in Virgin…

Newly listed MegaFon acquire stake in mobile retailer

11th December 2012

MegaFon, one of the largest telecom operators in Russia, have confirmed that they will be indirectly acquiring a 50 per cent stake in the mobile retailers Euroset, who also hail from Russia, with the help of three of the…

UK and US firms reach settlement over Standard Chartered fine

11th December 2012

Two of the most prominent legal firms in the world, one based in the UK and one in the US, have helped the beleaguered Standard Chartered Bank finally come to a settlement over multiple allegations of money laundering…

Al Fayed recommends London firm as Clifford vows to clear name

10th December 2012

Former Harrods owner Mohammed Al Fayed has recommended a firm of solicitors with London legal jobs to represent Max Clifford as the well known publicist attempts to clear his name over allegations of sexual offences. …

Microsoft win Xbox case against Motorola

10th December 2012

Motorola have lost a case against Microsoft with which they were trying to ban the sale of their Xbox games console system in the US and Germany. The case, which was heard in the Seattle US District Court by Judge James…