Banking/finance

EXPANSION

HFW culls team from Locke Lord

Firm continues its Greater China transactional expansion with major team hire following recent hire of Locke Lord's Hong Kong managing partner and two other lawyers.

M&A

M&A still likes big MACs

Exciting times as material adverse change clauses remain a vital piece of M&A agreements, according to Nixon Peabody's 17th MAC Survey.

APPOINTMENTS

High calibre team

A quartet of financial regulation and enforcement partners joins Baker McKenzie.

BANKING REGULATION

Big banking data warning

Law firm publishes 'Global Bank Review: The Data Game' warning of the legal, regulatory and political pitfalls of big data.

M&A

Toughing out M&A hangover

Baker McKenzie report reveals M&A to drop 25 percent in 2020 in the face of an uncertainty, with North America the outlier.

FINTECH

And the winners areā€¦

Simmons & Simmons announces winning businesses making up the fourth cohort to receive support from the firm's fintech fund.