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Jones Day

Jones Day is a truly global and full service law firm with more than 2,500 lawyers across 44 locations worldwide, and vast transactional and disputes experience at the forefront of globalisation and the advancement of the rule of law. Its strengths in London reflect those of the Firm: its 200 London lawyers have a sophisticated understanding of risk and draw on insights and skills from other Jones Day lawyers across the globe to guide clients through their toughest challenges.

The firm: Jones Day has built a global law firm with a singular tradition of client service and engagement with its clients. Based on a mutual commitment of, and seamless collaboration by, a true partnership, all clients are clients of the Firm, not individual lawyers, offices, or practices. Comprehensive solutions are delivered by formidable talent across specialties and jurisdictions around the world. Shared professional values focused on client needs put institutional goals ahead of individual interests. Jones Day is a single partnership, not a verein, franchise or referral system – and among the most integrated law firms, serving clients as One Firm Worldwide.

Jones Day is also among the largest litigation firms in the world, handling disputes in a variety of worldwide venues. With global transactional capabilities the firm has been ranked #1 for number of deals worldwide in both the Thomson Reuters and Bloomberg M&A league tables for each quarter since 2000. It is a longstanding trusted advisor to around half of the Fortune 500, the Fortune Global 500 and the FT Global 500.

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Types of work undertaken: In London's critical financial centre, Jones Day's lawyers are perfectly placed to address the most demanding and complex global matters, including cross-border M&A; real estate and finance transactions (including banking, capital markets, investment funds, private equity and structured finance); English law disputes; and regulatory matters involving the UK, US and other authorities. Additional specialist areas include business restructuring; competition/antitrust; corporate tax planning; intellectual property and investigations & white-collar crime.

Other offices: Amsterdam, Atlanta, Beijing, Boston, Brisbane, Brussels, Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, Dallas, Detroit, Dubai, Düsseldorf , Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Houston, Irvine, Los Angeles, Madrid, Mexico City, Miami, Milan, Minneapolis, Moscow, Munich, New York, Paris, Perth, Pittsburgh, San Diego, San Francisco, São  Paulo, Saudi Arabia, Shanghai, Silicon Valley, Singapore, Sydney, Taipei, Tokyo, Washington.

  • Number of partners: 60
  • Number of other fee-earners: 140

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  • US rules regarding offshore accounts

    The Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act 2010, enacted on 18 March 2010, imposes a new US withholding tax and reporting regime, known as the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). The FATCA regime applies generally to payments made after 31 December 2012, except on obligations (to be defined in future guidance) outstanding on 18 March 2012. Substantial effort is required by foreign entities to bring their worldwide operations and policies into compliance with the FATCA rules as of the effective date.

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