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  • Catching the Next 'London Whale': New Rules Could Push Derivatives Markets East

    21 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.

  • Clearing the funding bar

    15 June 2012

    The bar to securing Homes and Communites Agency affordable homes grant is unusually high, writes Rupert Wilson for Inside Housing.

  • Lewis Silkin advises Havas on acquisition of Creative Lynx, top digital health and wellness communications agency

    15 June 2012

    Lewis Silkin has advised leading global advertising and communications services group Havas on the acquisition of a majority stake in the leading European digital health and wellness communications agency, Creative Lynx.

  • Think BR: Inadvertent advertorial?

    30 May 2012

    Failing to properly identify marketing communications can prove costly, writes Lewis Silkin in Brand Republic.

  • Insider Trading Risk Surrounds Facebook Stock Debut as Morgan Stanley Hits Back at Subpoena

    23 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.

  • Champions City must now live within their means

    13 May 2012

    Lewis Silkin's Karish Andrews offers some comments on the UEFA Financial Fair Play Regulations that will affect Manchester City on the article by Yahoo! Sport.

  • LLPs 10 years on

    08 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.

  • Leading film and TV lawyer Phil Rymer joins Lewis Silkin

    25 April 2012

    City law firm Lewis Silkin LLP today announces the appointment of Phil Rymer as a partner in the Media, Brands & Technology (MBT) team. Phil joins the firm from serving as Principal of his own firm, Rymer Media Law, which he established in 2009.

  • Financial liabilities for LLP members: how limited?

    12 April 2012

    In Accountancy Age's article, Miguel Pereira discusses the financial liabilities and risks for limited liability partnerships (LLPs) members, which whilst very low, there are still some areas where there are risks which members of LLPs may be unaware of.

  • OFR: the first stumbling block?

    11 April 2012

    In Fergus Payne and Clive Greenwood's article for the Law Society Gazette they see where are we after six months of operating under outcomes-focused regulation (OFR).

  • Lewis Silkin appoints Colin Leckey to its Employment, Reward and Immigration team

    04 April 2012

    City law firm Lewis Silkin LLP has today announced the appointment of Colin Leckey as a partner in the firm’s renowned Employment, Reward and Immigration (ERI) team. Colin joins the firm from Baker & McKenzie, where he was a senior associate in the Employment Department.

  • The current legal landscape

    19 March 2012

    Fergus Payne talks about the current legal landscape in his recent article for the Law Society Gazette. To describe the current legal landscape as interesting would be a real understatement. You could say that a perfect storm is brewing.

  • London Calling

    14 March 2012

    Chinese companies expanding in the UK or anywhere abroad must carefully follow local employment law, says James Davies and Sarah McWhinney of law firm Lewis Silkin in London. Both are members of a member of Ius Laboris, a human resources law firm alliance. Download the full news article.

  • Lewis Silkin named top law firm in latest Sunday Times 100 ‘Best Companies to Work For’

    05 March 2012

    City law firm Lewis Silkin LLP has once again been recognised as one of Britain’s best employers by the Sunday Times’ esteemed 100 Best Companies to Work For survey.  Marking the fourth successive year it has been included, the firm jumped twenty-four places from its 2011 position to find itself once again inside the Top 20 and is now the most highly ranked law firm in the entire list. The firm is one of only six law firms to feature in the list.

  • Think BR: Social media matters

    14 February 2012

    Being transparent on social media does not have to come at the expense of creativity, writes Philip Hughes, associate in the media, brands and technology department, Lewis Silkin LLP.

  • Handling CFO departures

    09 February 2012

    Christopher Hitchins, partner in the employment law team at law firm Lewis Silkin, looks at CFO resignations and their implications. The full article can be read on growthbusiness.co.uk

  • Supreme Court Extends Ability of Employees Working Overseas to Bring Claims in the UK

    09 February 2012

    The Supreme Court has handed down a significant ruling on the ability of an employee who worked overseas to make a claim for unfair dismissal in the UK, in the case of Ravat v Halliburton Manufacturing and Services Ltd. The full article can be read on the Global Employment Law blog

  • Is it time to legislate on caste?

    07 February 2012

    Katherine Shaw weighs up whether the government needs to amend the Equality Act to make clear that it prohibits caste discrimination.

  • Multiple attraction

    03 February 2012

    Sara Cohen considers the single contract multiple completion route in relation to private company share buybacks.

  • News Focus: LinkedIn

    03 February 2012

    HR debate rages over a case for constructive dismissal arising from a breach of social media policy. The full article can be read on peoplemanagement.co.uk

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