Banking/finance

M&A

US M&A deals top $1.5 trillion

US domestic deals weather geopolitical storms to drive the market says new report by White & Case and Mergermarket.

PUBLIC OFFERING

DWF heads for LSE Pre-Brexit listing

Law firm DWF is heading for a pre-Brexit March £75m listing on the London Stock Exchange, but partners face five-year lock-up period.

EXPANSION

New kids on the block

Fieldfisher has launched Cummings Fisher as a specialist hedge fund, derivative and alternative investment management-focused law firm.

M&A

M&A trends to watch for in 2019

Morrison & Foerster M&A forecast flags strong growth and tech trends, but warns on US and China deal-making and shareholder acitivism.

BLOCKCHAIN

HSBC a $250 billion blockchain buster

Bank reveals FX deals volume in blockchain over last year, breaking down barriers in the finance sector but regulatory concerns remain.