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Bring back Criminal Bankruptcy to combat fraud, says insolvency profession

13th February 2015
Criminal bankruptcy should be re-introduced to help return money from fraudsters to their victims, according to a new report published by R3, the insolvency trade body. Insolvency practitioners say that Criminal Bankruptcy Orders would allow the retrieval of funds from defendants more effectively than is possible under the current system of confiscation or criminal orders. […]
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Latham & Watkins Advises on Tencent’s US$2 billion Bond Offering

12th February 2015
Tencent, a leading integrated internet services company in China, has raised US$2 billion from a two-tranche senior notes under the company’s existing US$5 billion Global Medium Term Note program. The bond issuance comprised US$1.1 billion senior notes with 2.875% annual interest rate maturing in 2020, and US$900 million senior notes with 3.8% annual interest rate […]
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BT to buy EE

5th February 2015
Telecoms giant is set to acquire EE in a £12.5 billion deal, which will make BT the biggest communications company in Britain. BT said in a statement: "The combination of EE and BT will provide customers with innovative, seamless services that combine the power of fibre broadband with wi-fi and advanced mobile capabilities." The company […]
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Arthur Cox Strengthens its Funds Practice in London with partner hire of Adrian Mulryan from Source

4th February 2015
Arthur Cox Strengthens its Funds Practice in London London & Dublin 4th February 2015: Arthur Cox, the Dublin based, international law firm, is pleased to announce the appointment of leading funds lawyer Adrian Mulryan as a partner in the law firm. Based in Arthur Cox's London office, Adrian joins its Asset Management and Investment Funds […]
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Enterprise Legal Management Industry Leaders, Datacert and TyMetrix, are now “ELM Solutions”

2nd February 2015
The recently-merged Enterprise Legal Management industry leaders, Datacert and TyMetrix, announced today that the new name for the combined business is “ELM Solutions.” The merging of Datacert and TyMetrix, both pioneers of the ELM industry, brought together the most comprehensive set of ELM software and services in the market. With these combined resources, ELM Solutions, […]
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George Terwilliger, Elite White-Collar Litigator and former Top DoJ Official, Joins McGuireWoods in D.C.

30th January 2015
Accomplished Litigators Robert Bittman and Todd Steggerda Join Him; Terwilliger to Co-Chair White-Collar Practice, Lead New Risk & Crisis Group WASHINGTON - George J. Terwilliger III, a leading Washington lawyer who served in an array of top Justice Department posts, and two new partners are joining McGuireWoods, where Terwilliger will co-chair the firm's white-collar practice. […]
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