Who’s Who Legal spoke to Rich English, in-house legal at Barclays. Based in Singapore, English began work at the bank in January 2012. Prior to this role, he spent nine years working on finance transactions at a magic circle law firm spending time in their London, Dubai and Singapore offices. English provides an insight into his role at Barclays, shares his recent experiences of moving to an in-house role and discusses the importance of finding the right counsel to help guide the bank through their transactions.
The International Who’s Who of Banking Lawyers has brought together four of the leading banking lawyers in the world to discuss refinancing and restructuring in the market, regulatory developments, competition in the legal marketplace and geographical banking hotspots.
Unlike those established in many other jurisdictions, Italian companies are subject to specific rules on negative equity and quasi-negative equity. These rules have become quite a hot topic for investors in a pre-restructuring or a pre-insolvency scenario. Riccardo Sallustio of Bonelli Erede Pappalardo LLP explores the treatment of net loss under the Italian Civil Code.
The International Who’s Who of Banking Lawyers has brought together three of the leading practitioners in the world to discuss key issues facing lawyers today.
On 11 November 2010, during their summit meeting in Seoul, South Korea, the Group of Twenty Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors (known as the “G-20”) formally endorsed the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision’s proposals for capital and liquidity requirements for banking institutions. The Basel Committee had announced an agreement on these higher capital standards on 12 September 2010.
With the benefit of over 10 years research and thousands of votes from clients and private practitioners, Who’s Who Legal takes a closer look at developing trends in the banking legal marketplace worldwide. This year we identify the shifts in activity relating to restructuring and refinancing, the decline of bank lending and the impact of the Dodd-Frank Act and Basel III provisions.
In this section we analyse the findings of our research in greater depth to identify the firms and practitioners who stand out worldwide. Allen & Overy LLP features heavily for its international expertise in this field, as do Clifford Chance LLP. Linklaters LLP and Sullivan & Cromwell LLP also perform exceptionally well this year.
In this section we analyse the findings of our research in greater depth to identify the firms and practitioners who stand out worldwide.
With the benefit of over 10 years of research and thousands of votes from clients and private practitioners, Who’s Who Legal takes a closer look at developing trends in the banking legal marketplace worldwide.
With the benefit of over ten years of research and thousands of votes from clients and private practitioners, Who’s Who Legal takes a closer look at developing trends in the banking legal marketplace worldwide.
Our research selects 440 individuals deemed world class by the clients and peers we canvassed, taken from 65 countries worldwide. Several firms stand out in terms of the number of partners selected for inclusion and the breadth of the expertise they can command.
We identify 57 of the leading banking and finance lawyers in nine jurisdictions in the following chapter, with Russia, Belarus and Ukraine the best-represented nations.
This is the largest edition of our banking book to date, with 442 experts selected from 63 countries. Several firms stand out for the large number of leading practitioners they field, as well as the geographical breadth of their international expertise.
Tom Barnes takes a closer look at the issues affecting banking lawyers.
Our research has uncovered 20 leading banking lawyers from 15 law firms.
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Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.