Commercial

Frenemies or business partners? Law firms, ALSPs and the Big Four

There’s plenty of scope for growth if firms prove their cross-border worth and work on pricing and service delivery, explains Jim Leason

NatWest faces landmark FCA prosecution for ML breaches

The FCA is prosecuting NatWest for money laundering breaches, causing shockwaves across the financial community.

17 Mar 2021 | Commercial

Covid-19 stifles law firm M&A activity

Mergers have dropped to a nine-year low, reflecting caution in the covid-19 environment, according to accountancy firm Hazlewoods

SME bank disputes

The Independent Business Banking Resolution Service (BBRS) has nowopened for business. The BBRS is a dispute resolution service set up to resolve complaint

11 Mar 2021 | Commercial

A greener strategy: Broadening the horizon

The unique role of law firms puts us at the heart of the sustainability drive, says Maria Connolly

Reform of non-compete laws could ‘disincentivise investment’

Critics say law reform could “disincentivise" business investment 

26 Feb 2021 | Commercial

Completion of Deloitte Legal and Kemp Little acquisition

Deloitte Legal announces 29 new partners following completion of “landmark” acquisition 

01 Feb 2021 | Commercial

Freedom of information

Individuals and organisations outside of the UK can make requests for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) and litigate it in the U

29 Jan 2021 | Commercial

Separation of powers and profits

Howard Hackney sets out guiding principles for profit sharing, firm ownership and capital structures 

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