European Cities Vie for London Court Cases Post-Brexit

  • United Kingdom
  • 11/07/2017
  • Bloomberg Law
  • For decades, London has been the go-to jurisdiction for big commercial disputes in Europe, but Brexit has emboldened European cities including Dublin, Paris, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, and Brussels to vie to lure those cases to their own courts. The Law Society, which represents solicitors in England and Wales, is urging the British government to negotiate a Brexit deal that would protect the status of U.K. courts. (Bloomberg Businessweek)
  • Munger Tolles & Olson LLP announced it hired Department of Justice attorney Elaine J. Goldenberg, continuing its hiring streak and firming up its place as a U.S. Supreme Court powerhouse. (BLB) Gibson Dunn also recently added to its Supreme Court practice. And other moves. (BLB)
  • The Supreme Court refused to re-insert itself into the smart-phone patent battles, leaving intact a $120 million award Apple Inc. won from rival Samsung Electronics Co. over features that include slide-to-unlock. (Bloomberg)
  • Kirkland & Ellis and other law firms are handling litigation for the powerful National Rifle Association in the aftermath of a tide of mass shootings in the United States. (National Law Journal)