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Research Trends and Conclusions: Corporate Governance 2010

Richard Woolley - Who's Who Legal

In February 2009, the same month as the last edition of this publication was released, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) published a damning report entitled “the Corporate Governance Lessons from the Financial Crisis”, in which it stated “The financial crisis can be to an important extent attributed to failures and weaknesses in corporate governance arrangements.”

Most Highly Regarded Firms: Insurance & Reinsurance 2010

Who's Who Legal is delighted to publish The International Who's Who of Insurance & Reinsurance Lawyers 2010. Our research has revealed 360 experts in 38 jurisdictions who can truly be considered leaders in the feild.

Research Trends and Conclusions: Insurance & Reinsurance 2010

Tom Barnes - Editor, Who's Who Legal

In contrast to most of the rest of the financial world, the insurance industry has experienced a profitable past two years. The storm seasons in the US have been relatively benign, and overall there have been few (widely insured) catastrophes, either natural or man-made.

Most Highly Regarded Firms: Patents 2010

Our research has revealed 555 patent law experts in 54 jurisdictions who can truly be considered leaders in the field.

Research Trends and Conclusions: Patents 2010

Richard Noakes

Unlike many other sectors, the patent market has demonstrated its resilience in the face of the global recession. This can largely be put down to the nature and importance of patents themselves in protecting clients’ market share.

Most Highly Regarded Firms: Construction 2010

Our research has revealed 417 construction law experts in 37 jurisdictions who can truly be considered leaders in the field.

Research Trends and Conclusions: Construction 2010

Emma Notfors - Who's Who Legal

Most of the lawyers we interviewed for this publication said they had seen fewer major insolvencies in the construction industry than they had expected at the outset of the economic downturn.

Most Highly Regarded Firms: Corporate Immigration 2010

Our research identifies 403 outstanding lawyers from 31 jurisdictions. Several firms stood out as pre-eminent in our findings.

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