Archive for August, 2016

JONES DAY #1 IN M&A

Jones Day ranks first in M&A for 44th quarter in a row Jones Day ranked #1 globally in M&A league tables for the third quarter of 2011, maintaining a position it has held for 44 consecutive quarters.Jones Day led all law firms for number of completed deals worldwide in the Q3 2011 M&A rankings released this month by Thomson Reuters. The Firm received credit from Thomson for 314 completed deals worldwide, ...

31 Oct 11:22 AM 0 Read More...

SEN. WEBB WON

Although the National Criminal Justice Commission Act was shot down earlier this month by the U.S. Congress, Sen. Jim Webb (D-VA) said on Friday (Oct 28) that he is not giving up.  “I think this is one of the most vital issues in terms of how our society works,” said Webb, who re-introduced the bill in February. “We’re going to keep at it as long as we have the potential to get this done....

31 Oct 11:08 AM 0 Read More...

CHARLES RUSSELL ADVISES MEREDITH CORP.

Charles Russell advises Meredith Corp. on its strategic investment in iris Nation Worldwide   Charles Russell has advised NYSE-listed Meredith Corp. (the leading media and marketing company serving American women) on its strategic investment in iris Nation Worldwide Limited (an award-winning independent, global creative agency, headquartered in London, that delivers marketing campaigns for clients like Adidas, S...

31 Oct 10:58 AM 0 Read More...

BAR COUNCIL

Bar Chairman – Slashing and burning legal aid will increase costs   The Bar Council, which represents barristers in England and Wales, has warned the Government of the serious consequences of pursuing far reaching cuts to legal aid, as the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill reaches Report Stage in the House of Commons.   The Bar Council has continuously voiced its concerns about th...

31 Oct 10:23 AM 0 Read More...

FAST SUPPORTS RULING FOR BT BLOCK

FAST backs court ruling for BT to block access to Newzbin 2 The Federation Against Software Theft (FAST) has welcomed the latest High Court Ruling which has given BT 14 days to block access to file-sharing website, Newzbin 2. Newzbin 2 is a members-only site, which aggregates a large amount of the illegally copied material found on Usenet discussion forums. An original entity named Newzbin was closed down after a Hi...

31 Oct 9:59 AM 0 Read More...