Commentary

LAW FIRM MARKETING SUMMIT

Understanding the directories

From research to rankings, Reign Lee talks to the top directory teams about demystifying the process.

IRAN

Iran gets ready for business

Iran is back in the media again but this time it is for promoting business and attracting and welcoming foreign investors, says Shahrzad Atai who heads up Child & Child's Middle East practice.

DIVORCE

Fraud unravels all

The recent Supreme Court judgement leaves nowhere to hide for spouses who fail to disclose their assets, says Ed Floyd of Penningtons Manches.

LUXURY LAW SUMMIT 2015

Luxury is on the move - aspirationally

The $450 billion luxury industry may be in a state of flux with mixed messages from China, but there was plenty of optimism at the Luxury Law Summit in London, reports Jonathan Ames.

RECOVERY OF ASSETS

Piercing the veil

Shareholders of the now-defunct oil giant Yukos are owed more than $50 billion in the largest compensation ever awarded. But they are unlikely to see it anytime soon, say Daniel Hall and Michael Redman.

CAREER PATHS

Take the road less travelled

With limitless opportunities for graduates who want to work hard and make a name for themselves, Integreon CEO Bob Gogel advises them to consider less traditional careers.

COSTS MANAGEMENT

Costs management needs to be reviewed

A leading judge has expressed his “deep unease about the desert of applications” to vary costs budgets - with practitioners responding that they are positively avoiding doing so.