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    PwC Legal’s Luxembourg Managing Partner: ‘We’re Not a Threat’

    For the last three years, PwC Legal Luxembourg has focused on integrating into the accounting giant’s network, following the tie-up that saw independent firm MNKS join PwC at the end of 2018. The pandemic made that introductory phase last longer than expected, but now that the world is slowly returning to normality the firm is ready to show the Luxembourg market what it stands for, according to managing partner Catherine Baflast. To put it in Baflast’s words, they want to be seen “as first-rate advisers and not just pure legal technicians”. She added: “The point is to convince and to  

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    Kyle Rittenhouse’s Defense Is a Threat to the Rule of Law

    Photo: Sean Krajacic-Pool/Getty Images In August 2020, Kyle Rittenhouse brought an AR-15 to downtown Kenosha, Wisconsin, in the name of law and order. As protests and riots raged in the wake of the police shooting of Jacob Blake, the 17-year-old Blue Lives Matter enthusiast felt called to serve as an amateur armed guard for a Kenosha car dealership. He ended up shooting two unarmed protesters dead and blowing off another’s right bicep. Now, a Wisconsin jury is deliberating over whether Rittenhouse’s shooting spree constituted a crime. And many legal observers believe it did not, or at least that the  

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