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September 2018 articles

Russian billionaire Vitaly Orlov has lost an attempt to keep a $350m (£270m) worldwide freezing order (WFO) against him secret [...]

19 September

Ten UK-based law firms paid their partners an average of £1m or above last year as the sector boomed on the back of strong deal [...]

19 September

City law firm Rosenblatt launched a £2m litigation fund today as it announced its maiden results to the stock market. [...]

18 September

A top City lawyer has been ordered by a tribunal to pay £18,000 to his former nanny after firing her after she told his wife [...]

17 September

The chairman of PricewaterhouseCoopers UK said the Big Four accountant has learnt from its mistakes and improved processes, after [...]

17 September

Big businesses are increasingly being asked to hand over information for investigations to the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) without [...]

17 September

"The likes of Cazenove were great UK banks, seemingly unassailable on the world stage, but slowly and surely every single one [...]

16 September

The ringleader in a £2.8m boiler room scam was sentenced to 13 years in Jail yesterday after he was found guilty of co-ordinating [...]

15 September

Ukraine and Russia are set to go head-to-head in a full public trial over a $3bn loan dispute set against the backdrop of a [...]

14 September

Playboy has been told it can sue BNP Paribas's Italian subsidiary for deceit over unpaid cheques by a gambler who vanished after [...]

13 September

The global chief executive of EY has hit back at criticism of the Big Four financial services firms, which have been slammed [...]

13 September

The former head of the Serious Fraud Office, David Green, has confirmed his move to magic circle firm Slaughter and May after [...]

11 September

Litigation funder Vannin Capital said today it is planning to list in London next month in a float that market sources say could [...]

10 September

The clock is ticking for Andy Reynolds Smith, chief executive of the industrial conglomerate Smiths Group. [...]

7 September

City watchdog chairman Charles Randell launched a withering attack on the Big Four accountancy firms today, calling for the [...]

6 September