Clifford Chance has boosted its ability to meet the expanding client demand for restructuring and insolvency advice by hiring a recognised market leader, Nicholas Frome, from Lovells. The slowdown in the global economy has provoked concern among many financial institutions in the UK that another recession is on the way and has led to escalating demand for advice, particularly in the context of complex cross-border situations.
A report by broking group Marsh examines the repercussions from the administration of the South Korean company, which filed for bankruptcy protection at the end of August.
Global research by C2FO suggests that smaller businesses are less concerned with the repercussions of Brexit and the upcoming US presidential election.
A squeeze on skilled talent means it now takes an average of seven weeks to fill open permanent roles in finance in the UK according to new research from financial services recruitment firm Robert Half.
Early-stage merger and acquisition deals in Asia-Pacific show nearly 10% year-on-year growth in recent months.