North America

LAW FIRM M&A

US law firm combos explode

Record-shattering quarter for US law firm combinations as 38 deals announced in third quarter.

EXPANSION

JAMS in double celebration

ADR provider celebrates expansion of Century City resolution center hub, and JAMS Foundation welcomes twelve global fellows.

CORPORATE CRIME

US corporate crime yields $100 billion

Report on bipartisan corporate crime-fighting by US states has yielded over $100 billion in company payouts, with bankers topping the list.

DEPARTURES

San Francisco: licence cancelled

Clydes loses insurance team

Another team walks at Clydes as eight partners set their heart on own practice in San Francisco.

LUXURY LAW

Michael Kors takes on the flea markets

Brand goes after flea market which has become a “safe haven” for counterfeit sales according to lawsuit, while luxury lawyers prepare to focus on counterfeiting at NY summit.