Assets family firms can leverage to make successful acquisitions
12 March 2015
Richard L Narva
This is the first blog post in a series by Richard L Narva, Narva & Company LLC, on family firms. The new Globe Law and Business title, Family Enterprises: How to Build Growth, Family Control and Family Harmony, is publishing later this month.
An unhappy New Year for the UK shale revolution
04 February 2015
After a tumultuous few weeks for shale, energy policy researcher Joseph Dutton from the University of Exeter talks about where the industry now stands.
Will plunging oil prices increase energy M&A?
13 January 2015
Nicholas Antonas and Hannah Marshall at Akin Gump blog on the shocking fall in oil prices and the implications for energy M&A.
Norwegian bonds: a welcome liquidity source for E&P companies
09 January 2015
Ashurst partner Huw Thomas explores the Norwegian bond market as an additional source of financing for E&P companies in the oil and gas industry.
Actavis v Eli Lilly: a commentary
22 December 2014
Paul England, a specialist in life science patent litigation at Taylor Wessing, provides commentary on the landmark win for Actavis paving the way for cross-border declarations of patent non-infringement.
How well does your conflicts system work?
12 December 2014
Contributor to Risk Management in Law Firms, Frank Maher, explores the common pitfalls responsible when conflicts issues go wrong.
BestWater: is it legal to embed videos online?
14 November 2014
Iona Silverman provides commentary on the recent European Court of Justice (ECJ) decision in the BestWater (Case C-348/13) and where this leaves case law regarding linking, framing and embedding content on the Internet.
Saving time and costs in arbitration proceedings - Risse's Rules v Rees's Rules
07 November 2014
The issue of saving time and costs is a topic dear to stakeholders in the business of international arbitration. Institutions are constantly reviewing their rules and procedures in pursuit of this objective. Ben Ko and Anjuli Patel pitted opposing time- and cost-saving proposals against one another to open discussion to the floor.
Shaping the Future of International Dispute Resolution
31 October 2014
Inspired by the 1976 Pound Conference, commonly credited as the catalyst for encouraging wider use of mediation, a uniquely interactive convention was used to propose a series of Global Pound Conferences in 2015, to run concurrently in 20 or more cities internationally.
New LCIA Arbitration Rules 2014 - what are the key changes?
02 October 2014
Ed Poulton and Steve Abraham brief readers on the new arbitration rules of the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), that entered into force on October 1 2014.