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    Bench strengths – Sizing up the City’s top dispute teams

    Bench strengths – Sizing up the City’s top dispute teams

    The best dispute lawyers often have something of the diva or rockstar about them – argumentative, uncompromising and brash. Michael Davison, head of Hogan Lovells’ litigation, arbitration and employment group, describes Neal Katyal, who runs the firm’s Washington DC disputes team, as such a figure. It is easy to see why: at the age of …

    Global disputes hubs jostle for position – Where in the world?

    Global disputes hubs jostle for position – Where in the world?

    For large companies and ultra-high-net-worth individuals, disputes are an inevitable feature of doing business. According to the Litigation Trends Annual Survey, published by Norton Rose Fulbright, US companies now spend $1.2m on disputes per $1bn of annual revenue. Add in the growth of non-US companies involved in disputes and tens of billions of dollars are …

    Market Report: White-Collar Crime – Closing the net on corruption

    Market Report: White-Collar Crime – Closing the net on corruption

    With deferred prosecution agreements proving a success and the scale of investigations increasing, things have never been busier for corporate crime firms. Anna Cole-Bailey discusses The consensus among white-collar crime partners is that financial misconduct cases are not going away any time soon. With many investigations historic, they leave deep footprints over time.

    Market Report: Tax Litigation – Out of the shadows

    Market Report: Tax Litigation – Out of the shadows

    Political pressure to crack down on evasion and Bribery Act-style powers are pushing tax disputes onto boardroom agendas, writes Dominic Carman Tax investigations and disputes historically rarely made the headlines, except for the occasional world-class footballer or rows over globe-trotting firms slashing their tax bills.

    Market Report: Competition Litigation – Healthy competition

    Market Report: Competition Litigation – Healthy competition

    With the trickle of follow-on damages claims after high-profile competition investigations threatening to become a flood, Dominic Carman examines how firms are preparing their clients for battle ‘We have talked about competition litigation emerging as a work stream in civil litigation for a long period of time, but we have seen a real boom in …