City lawyers have voiced their concerns as today (29 March) prime minister Theresa May has started the process of triggering article 50, launching a complex two-year negotiation before Britain leaves the EU in 2019.
News of Tesco's Deferred Prosecution Agreement promises me another day combing through meticulously negotiated documents to see if in-house, or outside, lawyers were involved in the latest corporate scandal.
While the transatlantic firm has repeatedly stated its aim to bulk out its corporate weight, Hogan Lovells is expected to land a veteran team of former Dewey & LeBoeuf partners to its Silicon Valley office following a partnership vote.
Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett and Latham & Watkins have taken lead roles as Aston Martin has launched a new high-yield bond for £530m equivalent, as the car manufacturer moves to expand its range of vehicles in order to boost profitability.
As general counsel continue to face pressure over costs, Pinsent Masons has acquired a 20% stake in New Law outsourcing business Yuzu, which was founded in January by former Colt group general counsel Robin Saphra.