Clifford Chance – Events over the past 18 months have put trade at the centre of international economic diplomacy and may potentially lead to dramatic shifts in the global trade order. On the one hand, significant developments have occurred that suggest that barriers will now emerge where trade has flowed freely. For example, the United […]
Skadden has been selected as one of six finalists in The American Lawyer’s biennial Litigation Department of the Year competition. We also were named Litigation Department of the Year in the Regulatory/White Collar breakout category.
Skadden secured a favorable settlement for China-based iDreamSky Technologies Limited in a putative class action arising from its $116 million initial public offering of American depository shares. The plaintiffs filed several lawsuits in state and federal court, alleging that the defendants misled investors about the anticipated timing of a new mobile game release. Skadden successfully […]
Toby George* Blockchain, THE Blockchain, BlockTech, even, whatever you want to call it, blockchain will alter the way lawyers go about their business in a way that may be as significant as the Internet itself. And those jumping on the ‘chain’ first are likely to score a win over others who struggle to understand what’s […]
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Cantabrians will be consulted on what they want to see in the terms of reference for the independent inquiry into EQC, Minister Megan Woods has announced. “The Government is working hard to establish an independent inquiry into EQC and the experience of Cantabrians after the earthquakes. Officials have provided advice on what should be in […]