Lexology GTDT: Market Intelligence provides a unique perspective on evolving legal and regulatory landscapes in major jurisdictions around the world. Through engaging, easily comparable interviews, the series provides the legal profession's thought leaders with a platform for sharing their views on current market conditions and developments in the law.
Market Intelligence offers readers a highly accessible take on the crucial issues of the day and an opportunity to discover more about the people behind the most interesting cases and deals.
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett leads the global interview panel
During the first half of 2020, global M&A deal volume and value measured in dollars experienced a significant reduction from 2019 levels, with less cross-border M&A activity in large part due to the direct and indirect business impacts of, and market uncertainty stemming from, the covid-19 pandemic.
Global interview panel led by Lee Tiedrich of Covington & Burling
Artificial intelligence research and adoption continues to expand across many geographical regions and industries, including healthcare, financial services, mobility, energy, transportation and logistics.
Miller & Chevalier Chartered lead the global interview panel
International anti-corruption efforts continue to attract attention from companies, investors and governments of both exporting and host countries, and, in many places, populations in general.
Global interview panel led by Kevin Cooper of MFB Solicitors
Although, at the time of writing, it is only a few months since covid-19 caught global attention, the impact on the shipping and insurance industries has already been significant.
Global panel led by Jason Chipman and Benjamin Powell of WilmerHale
Cybersecurity continues to represent a growing risk for companies around the world, with cyberthreats posed by nation states, commercial competitors, company insiders, transnational organised crime and ‘hacktivists’ continuing to grow on a global basis.
Global interview panel led by Simon Bushell of Seladore Legal
For us, in the UK at least (and I suspect in many parts of the EU), Brexit has been a major talking point for over four years.
Global interview panel led by Dr. Hans-Jörg Niemeyer of Hengeler Mueller
Hengeler Mueller leads a global interview panel analysing key economies and private damages actions.
Global interview panel led by Aled Davies and Alexander Borisoff of Milbank LLP
Although 2019 got off to a sluggish start, activity did pick up over the year and the slight decrease in overall deal volume compared to 2018 was offset by the total value of deals in 2019 amounting to over US$350 billion (up from US$328.7 billion in 2018).
Global interview panel led by Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
Across the globe, businesses from a wide variety of industries have commenced insolvency proceedings in response to company specific factors or local economic trends.
Global interview panel led by Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
The first nine months of 2019 have been a boom to some areas of M&A activity and have been verging on a bust for other areas.
Global interview panel led by DLA Piper
A common theme throughout 2019 has been an expansion of efforts to protect employees, freelancers and independent contractors from unsafe or inappropriate workplace conditions and to promote a more respectful, inclusive and positive workplace environment.
Global panel led by Thomas Janssens, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
Global M&A activity reached record levels in 2018, but did so against a backdrop of political turmoil and added regulatory hurdles, leaving the rate for failing deals at the highest that it has been since the 2008 financial crisis.