Employment Law Winners in the UK: Bindmans LLP

According to the CFI.co judging panel, Bindmans are the rising stars of employment law in the United Kingdom and the winners of the award for 2013. The firm, founded by Sir Geoffrey Bindman QC, is high profile with focused and

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CFI.co Corporate Governance Winner, Germany, 2013

BASF wins Best Corporate Governance, Germany, 2013.  The overall standard of corporate governance in Germany is outstanding and the judges commented that almost all of the short listed candidates would have have been winners had they been located in other

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Gide Loyrette Nouel: Best Banking & Finance Team, France

The judging panel has drawn attention to the outstanding negotiation skills of this firm’s banking and finance group, and Gide Loyrette Nouel is our 2013 winner in France. Founded in 1920, the firm now has 600 lawyers operating throughout the

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Arntzen de Besche’s Energy Team Wins 2013 Legal Award

This outstanding Norwegian law firm offers a wide range of services across corporate law and is well known for its first class energy work.   Last year, Arntzen de Besche represented Tullow Oil in the acquisition of spring Energy Norway

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Julius Baer: Best Private Bank, Switzerland

Assets under management amounted to CHF 187 billion at the end of October 2012 (up 10 per cent from the end of 2011) while total assets grew to CHF 274 billion (up 9 per cent). Julius Baer prides itself in

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Three Principles and Strong Corporate Leadership win Award for Mitsubishi

Mitsubishi Corporation – the multinational conglomerate – refers to itself more humbly as a ‘community of independent companies’. The independents are tied together by their wholehearted acceptance of the ‘Three Principles’, namely corporate social responsibility; integrity and fairness; and global

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Well in the Lead 2012: Credit Suisse Prime Brokerage

The outstanding performance of Credit Suisse in Prime Brokerage during 2011 saw client assets increase by over 25 percent. The judging panel agreed that Credit Suisse is the definite front runner in European brokerage at this time.

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Lukoil Russia: Obvious Choice as Corporate Leader, 2012

According the CFI judging panel, LUKOIL, Russia is a model of transparency and good governance and an obvious choice as a Corporate Leader in Europe. LUKOIL generates a mass of favourable statistics. It ranks as the 40th largest company in

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Children’s Rights Concerns of Award Winner Norges

Norway’s Central Bank has decided on children’s rights and child labour as a strategic area for corporate concern. In 2009, Magdalena Kettis, head of Social & Corporate Governance at the Bank produced a paper: ‘Children’s Rights – A Concern For

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London Stock Exchange Takes 2012 Award in Europe

London is the home of the largest stock exchange in Europe and ranks fourth globally. There are around 3000 listed companies from 60 countries around the world and the judging panel noted that London is particularly strong in emerging markets

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