Strategic Research Partner of the American Bar Association's Section of International LawThe Queen's Award for Enterpise 2012

Features RSS

Country Review - Australia


Philip Colman of MST Lawyers takes an in depth look at the franchising sector in Australia: "On the whole, the franchise sector has coped well with the Franchising Code. Certain flaws have been recognised over time and it is expected that by the commencement of 2015, many of those flaws will be addressed."


Who’s Who Legal brings together Bethany Appleby of Wiggin and Dana, Peter Buberis of Kelly Hazell Quill, Richard Rosen of The Richard L  Rosen Law Firm and Michael Malloy of DLA Piper discuss the adoption of franchising in emerging markets, the changing nature of the franchisor and franchisee relationship, levels of financing, and changes to agreements in their jurisdiction.

Third-Party Funding Of Litigation: A Perspective On The International Landscape

Photo 3

Jonathan Wood and Daniel Hemming, Reynolds Porter Chamberlain

Swiss Government Proposes Sweeping Reforms In Financial Disputes – Will Switzerland Soon Be A Plaintiff’s Paradise?

Photo 2

Martin Bernet, Schellenberg Wittmer, Zurich and Geneva

After The International Financial Crisis – The Litigator’s Role In A Normal World

Photo 1

Liam Kennedy, A&L Goodbody


Who’s Who Legal brings together four of the leading practitioners in the world to discuss key issues facing litigators today.


Who’s Who Legal brings together Michael Schler of Cravath Swaine & Moore, Michael Honiball of Webber Wentzel, Jennifer Fuller of Fenwick & West and Jean-Blaise Eckert of Lenz & Staehelin to discuss the impact of increasing inter state collaboration on tax avoidance, competition from accountacy firms, and the continued emphasis of governments on tax disclosure and transparency on their practices.

The Future of Tax Planning


Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi of TozziniFreire Advogados explores the future of tax planning in light of the increasing focus on tax transparency by governments around the world: "Tax has always been on government agendas, but the current debate is about more than what taxes will be created or changed. What’s now being discussed is the fundamentals of each tax system, and how limits might be established for companies to have less flexibility to decide where and how to operate."

Back to top

News & Features

Community News



Pro Bono

Corporate Counsel

Women in Law

Business and Human Rights

The UK Bar

Practice Areas


The Who's Who Legal 100


Special Reports



About Us

It is not possible to buy entry into any Who's Who Legal publication

Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.

Copyright © 2014 Law Business Research Ltd. All rights reserved. |

87 Lancaster Road, London, W11 1QQ, UK | Tel: +44 20 7908 1180 / Fax: +44 207 229 6910 |

Law Business Research Ltd

87 Lancaster Road, London
W11 1QQ, UK