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Manchester United plan New York Stock Exchange launch

5th July 2012

Two New York-headquartered law firms have been given major roles in helping with the planned flotation of Manchester United Football Club on the city’s stock exchange. The decision to become a public company in…

Yahoo! general counsel resigns after 13 years

4th July 2012

Yahoo! is looking to appoint a new general counsel after the internet giant’s legal chief Mike Callahan stepped down following 13 years of service with the company, almost ten of which were as legal chief. The…

Multiple actions launched after mis-selling scandal

3rd July 2012

Numerous solicitors holding specialist litigation legal jobs have been instructed to represent both sides involved in the latest scandal to hit UK banks. The Financial Services Authority (FSA) recently confirmed that…

Prospect of Supreme Court battle in Stringfellows dancer case

2nd July 2012

A long-running dispute between a dancer and London’s Stringfellows nightclub could go all the way to the Supreme Court after the claimant’s representative predicted that neither side would back down. The…

Litigation storm expected after interest rate debacle

29th June 2012

It is being widely predicted that a wave of commercial litigation cases will be contested following recent revelations surrounding the manipulation of interest rates by Barclays bank. The coming months are expected to…

OFT investigate Mercedes-Benz competition claims

28th June 2012

The automotive manufacturers Mercedes-Benz are receiving advice from a London-headquartered commercial law firm in relation to claims that the subsidiary of Daimler AG breached competition law regulations between 2007…

Insurance company not liable for black cab victims

27th June 2012

A Bristol-based commercial law firm has secured victory for an insurance company which claimed it was not liable for injuries sustained by the victims of a black cab driver who has been convicted of sexual assaults on…

F&C Asset Management avoid indemnity costs

27th June 2012

A High Court judgement which ordered the investment group F&C Asset Management to pay indemnity costs following a bitter legal dispute has been overturned by the Court of Appeal (CoA). F&C were involved in a…