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Cash-funded merger and acquisition deals are on the rise as global corporations look to distribute some of the excess cash on their balance sheets. According to new M&A research, cash transactions make up 68% of all current deal volume -...

Earlier this week it was reported that an AM Law 100 firm who handles litigation for Goldman Sachs and Bank of America/ Merrill Lynch, accidentally released unredacted versions of critical files that they had been fighting for years to keep sealed.

Recent technology developments and trends, most notably cloud computing and the emergence of mobile devices in the workforce, is raising the expectations from end users for new levels of service from enterprise IT. The ‘consumerization’ of IT has led to users...

Not all cloud-based document sharing is the same. Specialized document sharing solutions address a fundamentally different set of business problems than a generic document sharing solution does.  So where do generic document sharing solutions end and specialized document sharing solutions begin? Generic...

A new survey by Clifford Chance has found that there is increasing appetite for cross-border deals, as businesses seek growth outside their home markets. The multi-regional report surveyed nearly 400 companies, each with revenues of more than $1 billion. Respondents were...

April proved to be a big month for M&A activity in the Life Sciences industry as companies announced more than $29 billion in agreed upon transactions, the bulk of which occurred during the final week. This stood in stark contrast to...

Disappointing results from a recent inspection report by the Canadian Public Accountability Board (CPAB) are driving audit firms to find new solutions that challenge the traditional audit process. The CPAB, which oversees the work of Canadian audit firms, said it was “disappointed”...

Identifying a recent trend in Client Services, Management Centre Europe is now offering workshops on leading and implementing Integrated Client Service teams.

In our 2012 M&A market outlook we predicted a positive recovery for M&A, based largely on 2H 2011 deal flow. Much of this activity is currently being generated in Canada, while the rest of the market seems to be slowing. According to...

Companies, since 2001, are getting better at M&A, according to a report by Bain & Company. This is characterized by higher overall returns on acquisition and lower overall underperforming mergers. One thing that remains unchanged though, is the impact that poor...