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Written by White & Case LLP Bonds on blockchain: distributed ledger technology and fintech

How are fintech developments being deployed in capital markets, and how might this affect the role of lawyers?

Written by Weil, Gotshal & Manges (London) LLP An introduction to leveraged buyouts

How do leveraged buyouts combine private equity and debt finance to provide an attractive way to finance transactions?

Written by Womble Bond Dickinson What's it all about, Nestlé? The Kitkat fight is over for now

Following the Court of Justice of the European Union’s ruling that the Kitkat bar is not distinctive enough to trademark, where next for the IP wars between confectionary giants Nestlé and Mondelez?

Written by Womble Bond Dickinson Artificial intelligence versus regulation: friends or foes?

How can regulators protect consumers without stifling the development of automated technologies?