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Press04 December 2013
Commenting in a Financial News article, Owen Watkins discusses the news that whilst a number of large financial institutions are planning to settle over the alleged rigging of Euribor lending rates, a few have refused.
Press29 October 2013
In an article for Managing Partner, Miguel Pereira considers the differences between LLP and limited company structures in restricting the liability of owners.
Press28 May 2013
Fergus Payne, Joint Head of our Partnerships and LLP team, recently spoke at the APP (Association of Partnership Practitioners) AGM. A synopsis of his pre-dinner speech was included in the most recent APP newsletter and is available to read in this article.
Press18 December 2012
Owen Watkins discusses the idea that criminal prosecution of investment banks is too difficult to take on in an article for the International Business Times.
Press04 December 2012
Corporate Partner Paul Rajput is leading the Lewis Silkin team supporting London Advertising, whose competition has attracted interest from over 1,500 people in 60 countries.
Press21 August 2012
Owen Watkins comments in the Bloomberg article about the annonymous British Bankers’ Association’s Foreign Exchange and Money Markets Committee.
Press04 July 2012
Owen Watkins comments on Bloomberg's article regarding Barclays losing three top executives, $5 billion of market value, sparking a government inquiry and saving itself £25.5 million in fines by being the first to settle a probe over the rigging of global interest rates.
Press21 June 2012
Owen Watkins comments on the International Business Times article regarding the US, UK and European regulation chiefs pledge to crackdown on risk management within derivatives trading, and tighter cross-border trading regulations in order to prevent a repeat of JP Morgan's major "London Whale" event loss, but which could inadvertently cause regulatory arbitrage.
Press23 May 2012
A state subpoena issued to Morgan Stanley, the lead underwriter on the Facebook IPO, and a class-action lawsuit filed against Morgan Stanley, its IPO banking team, the Nasdaq OMX Group and Facebook itself could land certain investors and analysts in deeper legal difficultly, Owen Watkins told the IBTimes UK.
Press08 May 2012
Fergus Payne discusses the last 10 years of the limitied liability partnerships (LLPs) which were introduced in April 2001, in his article for the Law Society Gazette.
Press27 January 2012
Investors are constantly trying to identify the next country that will offer access to world-class, untapped, mining opportunities. Often this means operating in challenging conflict or post-conflict environments.
Press04 January 2012
Abandoned by the venture capital industry in the era of cheap debt and easy returns, early-stage finance is making a comeback. GrowthBusiness talks to investors active in the space, and some of the exciting ventures that have succeeded in raising funds. The full article can be read on growthbusiness.co.uk
Press03 November 2011
City law firm Lewis Silkin LLP today announced that Graham Reid has joined as partner in the firm’s corporate practice as of 31 October.
Press13 September 2011
Nadim Khan is one of the lead coordinators with a UK trade mission representing the financial and mining sectors, which began their weeklong visit programme to Pakistan today.
Press09 February 2009
Initial public offerings are not the only way to raise money in London writes Nadim Khan in the Mining Journal article.