Spanish politicians trying to cushion the blows of austerity plan to seize foreclosed homes to house the needy, discouraging foreign investment and threatening to violate terms of the European bailout of the country’s banks.
Technology and life sciences law firm Fenwick & West LLP elected Richard L. Dickson as chairman effective Jan. 1. He succeeds Gordon Davidson, who has held the post for 18 years and will continue his corporate practice.
Dubai International Capital LLC hired five executives from Deloitte & Touche LLP as the private equity firm seeks to increase the value of its investments in companies including Mauser AG and Doncasters Group Ltd.
In little more than a decade, Promontory Financial Group LLC has evolved into a new kind of Washington player tapped by banks including Morgan Stanley and Citigroup Inc. to resolve regulatory disputes behind the scenes.