Profile: Richard Price, Anglo American

Feature

Shortly before Richard Price went in-house as group general counsel and company secretary at Anglo American, the legal team’s headcount was cut in half. This was not coupled with a reduced workload, however. Expectations remained the same.

Foreign investment in Israel

Legal Briefing

Israel has been, and continues to be, a highly desired market for foreigners to invest in. 2017 saw total Israeli exit transactions of approximately $23 billion, including Mobileye for $15.3bn. Though this is down in terms of volume, it is up in terms of value. This is perhaps an indicator that the Israeli market is …

“Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience.”

Legal Briefing

Perhaps there are no better words than those above of Paulo Coelho, Brazilian author, to describe how to approach Latin America when exploring investment in the region for the first time. There has been a notable shift in traditional international investment to more exotic locations, where new opportunities meet new challenges. The term Latin America …

Developments in merger control rules in Vietnam | Frasers Law Company

Legal Briefing

Vietnam is a wonderful country, full of wonderful people, with a rapidly developing economy that persistently grows at world-leading rates. Vietnam is also a fascinating, challenging, and rewarding legal jurisdiction for M&A lawyers. There are many things for which Vietnam has made itself noteworthy as a jurisdiction during the last 20 years, but sophisticated competition …

Code of Conduct | Safelink

Legal Briefing

To understand the importance of digital trust, particularly in the legal world, one doesn’t have to look far. Recent history is littered with examples of what can go wrong if that trust is misplaced. The most famous being the massive data breaches suffered by the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca and the offshore firm Appleby, …

Start-up snapshots

The In-House Lawyer profiles some of the start-ups bringing a fresh perspective to the legal tech industry     Daniel van Binsbergen, Lexoo, LB282, May 2018 Daniel van Binsbergen, Lexoo Apperio Founded: 2012 (as Legal Tender) Team size: 17 Investment raised: £3.4m Leaders: Chief executive Nicholas d’Adhemar Key clients: Dentons, Network Rail, Deliveroo, Octopus Investments …