As law firm revenues and profits continue to reach new heights so do the buildings which house their industrious lawyers, most especially in London. The scope and scale of this vaulting ambition can be measured by the architectural majesty of their newly opened offices, or those which they soon plan to occupy. In a competitive […]
It is thirty years since my first visit to Singapore. At the time, I had no idea that within a decade I would be managing a legal publishing and conference business based in Hong Kong that covered the Asia Pacific region. From a satellite office in Singapore, the company also published the Law Gazette, the […]
There are some words that law firms love to use when describing what they do. Deploying a well-thumbed lexicon, albeit with a somewhat limited vocabulary, legal marketing teams invariably turn to: innovation, technology, service, expertise, experience, complexity, team, client, challenges, culture, global, international, cross-border, seamless, bespoke, relationships, tools, solutions. And so on.
Way too many reports are warning the financial community on the volatility and, possibly, decline of the bond market. Goldman Sachs recently warned investors on the risks of long-term positions, while Bill Gross, who manages the $1.5 billion Janus Global Unconstrained Bond Fund, a couple of weeks ago effectively noted how “credit based oxygen is […]