News, Comment & Analysis results for Legal

30 May 2023

The ESG Phenomenon: Insurers Continue Quitting Net Zero Pact – Reports

A cluster of insurance firms, convened by the United Nations and which has operated since 2021, has...

20 March 2023

JP Morgan To Depose Former Executive Over Epstein Relationship – Media

The former bank executive has been caught up in legal action concerning the nature of his...

People Moves
16 March 2023

ZEDRA Appoints New Global Head Of Legal

With nearly two decades of experience gained working internationally in a variety of legal, risk,...

7 March 2023

A High-Performing Legal Team - Schellenberg Wittmer


17 November 2022

When Philanthropists' Children Fall Out – Lessons From The Paul Newman Story

We talk to a US advisor about some of the lessons from legal action pitting two daughters of late...

11 November 2022

Eight-Year-Old Legal Case Still Weighs On Credit Suisse – Report

To underline the importance of the case, the bank's new legal counsel has attended Department of...

New Products
8 September 2022

What's New In Investments, Funds? – Lazard Asset Management, Legal & General

The latest news on investment offerings, financial products and other services relevant to wealth...

Client Affairs
1 August 2022

Prominent Businessman Faces Possible Jail Over Divorce Payments – Reactions

Wealth managers react after Sir Frederick Barclay was handed a suspended sentence this week for not...

M and A
8 June 2022

Italian Advisor, Law Firm Create Joint Venture

Belluzzo International Partners, an Italian multinational advisory group, has joined forces with...

Financial Results
20 April 2022

Credit Suisse Predicts Q1 Loss, Legal Provisions Grow

The increase in legal provisions stem from a ruling by a Bermuda court over damages awarded to a...

Comment & Analysis results for Legal

12 April 2017

GUEST ARTICLE: Notification Orders - A Less Nuclear Option In Legal Cases?

In cases of contested assets, it is unpleasant to be on the end of a freezing order application,...

Banking Crisis
15 December 2015

GUEST ARTICLE: Europe's Solvency II Regime - A Legal Perspective

The heavy-weight set of European insurance regulations known as Solvency II will soon be active....

12 November 2015

GUEST ARTICLE: Getting The Truth On Assets In Divorce Cases - Ruling Could Show "Tip Of An Iceberg"

A recent ruling in the English legal system may point to a number of cases arising where a former...

25 January 2013

Interview: The Rise Of Transnational Marriages (And Divorces) Set To Continue


6 October 2011

The Meaning Of "Gift": A Canadian Ruling - Baker & McKenzie Commentary

The definition in law of a "gift" is crucial in determining the tax and legal treatment of...

8 August 2008

UBS Court Victory to Protect Business May Carry Heavy Cost

UBS won a notable court victory against UK startup wealth firm Vestra in preventing the new firm...

Client Affairs
26 July 2005

American Expatriates Warned on Tax & Legal Pitfalls

The costly legal and financial mistakes that Americans can make when relocating to live or work in...

6 April 2005

UK Budget Changes - Civil Partnerships and Gift Aid

The Civil Partnership Act 2004 creates an entirely new legal status of civil partner, which...

26 February 2002

Implications of the Merrill-Unilever case for wealth managers: the L just got bigger

Of the factors that affect the wealth management industry over the last few years the importance of...

30 April 2001

The Lessons to be Learnt from Abacha

At a recent conference at the Institute for Advanced Legal Studies in London, delegates speculated...