Morning Briefing 9/9/2014

Morning Briefing 9/9/2014

Good morning. Here’s the news roundup.

  1. Chris Grayling used ‘bluff and bully’ tactics to push legal aid cuts, court told (via The Guardian)
  2. Carlyle Deal Concludes a Lawsuit Against Private Equity (via NYT DealBook)
  3. Scottish independence: Pro-Union parties back Scotland powers timetable (via BBC News)
  4. British Football ‘Vulnerable’ To Match Fixing (via Sky News)
  5. EU rejects Google’s antitrust deal again (via The FT)
  6. Alan Blacker, the ‘Harry Potter’ solicitor, investigated over ‘fake CV claims’ (via The Independent)
  7. Ex-SAC Fund Manager Martoma Sentenced to Nine Years in Prison (via Bloomberg)
  8. UK shift to ‘graduate economy’ leaves doubts over skills (via BBC News)
  9. Irwin Mitchell and HowardKennedyFsi replaced on Saudi Prince Supreme Court fight (via The Lawyer)
  10. Gambia passes bill imposing life sentences for some homosexual acts (via The Guardian)
  11. Bingham in Morgan Lewis merger talks, London office mulls split (via LegalWeek)

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