Out of the shadows

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According to Sandy Bhogal, co-chair of Gibson Dunn’s global tax practice, ‘General counsel will probably be more involved in tax affairs now than they’ve ever been’. With this in mind, he identifies three major trends in corporate tax that will keep lawyers busy for the foreseeable future: the knock on impact of the pandemic to …

Validity in the opposition

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A cursory glance at The Legal 500’s IP coverage – which was recently split into a distinct patents table alongside a trade marks, copyright and design table – makes for a head-scratching read. In a legal discipline that attracts sophisticated, technical expertise, fortune favours the innovative as much as the who’s who of the City …

What to watch – top trends and risks in banking litigation | Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton

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Following 18 months dominated by the Covid-19 pandemic, banks like other businesses might have hoped for some respite. Instead, as we come out of the pandemic banks continue to face a wide and growing range of risks which may well result in the busiest period for banking litigation since the financial crisis. This will likely …

Caught offside

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It was the football story of the year – eclipsing even Lionel Messi’s move to PSG and football not quite coming home – almost beyond belief in its audacity. On Sunday 18 April, The Times broke a story that 12 leading clubs from England, Spain and Italy had agreed to break away from UEFA’s Champions …

Banking on battles

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The In-House Lawyer (IHL): What has been keeping you busy in banking litigation over the past 12 months?

Norwich Pharmacal Orders against service providers in Cyprus in aid of execution of a judgment issued abroad – recent court judgment provides guidance | Karamanolis & Karamanolis LLC

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In recent years it has become more and more common for service providers in Cyprus, acting either as nominee directors, nominee shareholders or trustees of clients, to be the recipients of applications for the issue of disclosure orders against them in aid of foreign proceedings that are pending or will be initiated in the future …