Europe

How VW's In-House Lawyers Screwed Up a Litigation Hold

The obstruction of justice charge filed against Volkswagen AG pertains not only to lies by employees to federal regulators, but also to actions by VW's in-house legal team, according to statements attached to the plea agreement.

Firms

  • Europe

    KWM 2.0 Takes Shape

    By Anna Ward

    King & Wood Mallesons has not lost its foothold in Europe—yet. As the legacy SJ Berwin business heads towards administration, the firm has carved out a deal to retain 30-40 lawyers across Europe. But will the new business regain client trust?

  • Europe

    Olswang's Management Pay Drops Nearly 40 Percent as CMS U.K. Partners See Profits for Distribution Fall

    By Anna Ward

    Olswang’s management team saw its combined pay fall by more than a third in 2015-16, as its merger partner CMS Cameron McKenna saw profit available for division among members plunge 18 percent in the same period, according to the firms’ latest filings with Companies House.

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People

  • Asian Lawyer

    Sullivan & Cromwell Adds Asia Projects Practice in Hong Kong

    By Anna Zhang

    Sullivan & Cromwell has relocated Jamieson Logie, the former head of projects for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, from London to Hong Kong to head up the practice for Asia.

  • Asian Lawyer

    Last Singapore Resident Partner Leaves O'Melveny

    By Anna Zhang

    Nathan Bush has joined DLA Piper as Asia head of antitrust and Asia head of investigations after leaving O'Melveny & Myers, where he spent the past 16 years.

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