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Volatility and uncertainty are the new norm. With events like Brexit in the UK and the new administration in the US just two examples of recent geopolitical upheaval, we need to be able to help our clients navigate a constantly changing and challenging market. And it requires a new type of thinking and a different mindset.

We call it The New Lawyer. 

Lawyers who collaborate unusually well across borders, markets and industries around the globe. Lawyers who embrace new ideas and emerging technologies to give businesses confidence in these uncertain times.

We are The New Lawyers. 
We are Baker McKenzie.

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Brexit's implications: the nine key questions businesses need to answer

In the wake of the UK's vote to leave the EU, many companies are struggling to understand whether they will benefit or be at risk. This checklist aims to outline the core questions that any organisation should be asking itself in order to understand the implications of Brexit.

Law Firm: Baker McKenzie | Published: 23 May 2017 | Practice Area: Projects

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Global Transactions Forecast: an analysis of the prospects for M&A markets around the world

After the events of the past year, forecasting the next 12 months - let alone the next three years - is not an easy task. However, this joint Oxford Economics and Baker McKenzie report provides insight into how transactional markets across the world will play out in the years to come.

Law Firm: Baker McKenzie | Published: 16 May 2017 | Practice Area: Corporate

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The Global Privacy Handbook 2017: key developments in 58 jurisdictions across the globe

This Global Privacy Handbook offers a glimpse of notable privacy developments and emerging privacy issues and trends in 58 jurisdictions across the globe, covering key issues such as the EU-US Privacy Shield and the EU General Data Protection Regulation.

Law Firm: Baker McKenzie | Published: 09 May 2017 | Practice Area: Data Protection and Privacy

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The art of the modern carve-out: six steps to greater value

Many corporates are withdrawing from activities where their businesses are least profitable or where there is no longer a strategic fit. Carve-outs can unlock value from these non-core enterprises. This guide sets out the steps that can be taken to create the right circumstances for success.

Law Firm: Baker McKenzie | Published: 05 May 2017 | Practice Area: Corporate

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Business transformation: CEOs and GCs on the key challenges and how to make it work

This Baker & McKenzie report - which is based on a survey of 350 CEOs, GCs and other C-suite officers - investigates the corporate appetite for business transformations, and assesses how companies can overcome the increasingly challenging legal, regulatory and tax barriers to such changes.

Law Firm: Baker McKenzie | Published: 16 January 2015 | Practice Area: Corporate Governance

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Social climbing: how are global businesses now using social media?

For this report, Baker & McKenzie conducted a global survey to build a better picture of its clients' use of social media. The report looks at the types of business that are using social media, the key reasons for its use, and the ways in which organisations are tackling the associated risks.

Law Firm: Baker McKenzie | Published: 07 January 2015 | Practice Area: E-Commerce

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Structured capital markets: everything you need to know on the latest developments

This Bakers briefing provides an update on the key legal, regulatory and market developments affecting UK and European structured capital markets transactions, including a feature on the European Central Bank's detailed eligibility criteria for the new ABS and covered bond purchase programmes.

Law Firm: Baker McKenzie | Published: 15 December 2014 | Practice Area: Mortgages and Security

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The consequences of failure to file a statement of costs on time - an important case

The High Court has confirmed that when considering the effect of a late statement of costs, the guidance which applies is Macdonald v Taree Holdings, and not, as one might expect, the principles in Denton. In this briefing, Baker & McKenzie takes a look at the case of Kingsley v Orban.

Law Firm: Baker McKenzie | Published: 11 December 2014 | Practice Area: Remedies and Enforcement

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New Ukraine law makes medicines registration and importation easier

This October, Ukraine amended its laws on medicines, improving medicine registration rules and streamlining state control over the quality of products imported into Ukraine. In this briefing, Baker & McKenzie assesses the implications for importers and customers.

Law Firm: Baker McKenzie | Published: 02 December 2014 | Practice Area: Advertising and Marketing

Squeezing out minority shareholders of public companies: Turkey revamps rules after just four months

Just four months after issuing a comprehensive set of rules on squeezing out minority shareholders of public companies, the Turkish Capital Markets Board has unexpectedly reversed course with an entirely new set of rules. This Baker & McKenzie briefing explains the latest developments.

Law Firm: Baker McKenzie | Published: 01 December 2014 | Practice Area: Stock Exchange Listing

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