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Building that pipeline

There is a lot of talk these days about pipeline, about targets for female partners, directors and the like. In my own firm, Hogan Lovells, globally women comprise 23 per cent of partners and 53 per cent of associates and other lawyers. In finance women comprise 14 per cent of partners. We have a...

The Momentive Decision: Payment of Non-Consenting Chapter 11 Secured Claims Over Time


Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code permits a debtor to "cram down" a chapter 11 plan on a secured creditor who votes against the plan, as long as the creditor receives the "present value" of its claim over time.1 Traditional thinking assumed the "present value" requirement...

Rising Stars: The research and the methodology

Welcome to the inaugural edition of Legal Media Group’s Rising Stars 2015.

When published in 1994, the Expert Guides were the first-ever guides dedicated to leading individuals in the legal industry. Since then we have continued to focus on individuals considered by peers and clients to be the best...


US Tax Overview

Reasonable Cause Defense Waives Privilege?

In the pending Eaton transfer pricing advance pricing agreement (APA) case the court ordered that Eaton waived privilege and work product protections needed to withhold documents as a consequence of the company asserting the reasonable cause defense. The...

Q&A with Nicholas Molan

How is the change in the regulatory framework affecting your industry?

Continued liberalization of the Chinese energy market, in particular the ongoing opening of LNG and natural gas receiving and distribution facilities to private companies, is delivering a more mature and efficient market which...

Q&A with Lisa Tomas

What are the most valuable features of your firm's career development programme and how does it help you in your professional growth?

There are two elements of Arnold & Porter's approach that stand out for me: .

First, A&P associates are encouraged to work on a variety of cases including both...