Trust Disputes – The Myth of Trust

Trust Disputes – The Myth of Trust

Trust disputes can offer advisers a lucrative caseload and longer-term institutional and corporate relationships. Legal Business looks at the key players in a competitive market. Wealthy business owners tend to have colourful lifestyles, families and ways of protecting their wealth, and these ingredients can often come together to form an explosive cocktail. Take Stanley Ho, …

Risk and resilience – a booming insurance industry in Latin America

Risk and resilience – a booming insurance industry in Latin America

Bristol-based DAC Beachcroft insurance partner David Pollitt is a regular visitor to Miami. But while tourists may be lured by the tropical climate and art deco architecture, his frequent trips from West Country to East Coast are all about his practice. The emergence of Miami as an operational and service centre for Latin America means …

Scale-up nation – chasing Israel’s high growth clients

Scale-up nation – chasing Israel’s high growth clients

Barry Levenfeld is a regular visitor to Silicon Valley. The technology and life sciences specialist at Israeli firm Yigal Arnon & Co has to fly from Tel Aviv to San Francisco, via New Jersey or Los Angeles. Currently the journey takes around 20 hours. However, he hopes that an online petition to establish a direct …

How the dust settles – Germany’s profession is forever changed but singular still

How the dust settles – Germany’s profession is forever changed but singular still

More than a decade after international law firms reshaped the market, Germany’s singular economy and culture is still refusing to simply conform to foreign notions. Legal Business reports. Over the last 15 years, the German legal profession has obtained the dubious honour of being one of the most fractious major markets in the world. Today, …