Weekly Brief: Avis and ZipCar Tie The Knot

Jan. 3 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia runs through the legal news for the week. Rental car companies Zipcar and Avis kicked off the first big transaction in 2013 by agreeing to merge. Also, Law School Transparency has filed a complaint with the ABA over Rutgers School of Law - Camden's representation of its alumni employment data. Finally, a first of its kind report from Asian Lawyer Magazine lists the 50 largest law firms in the Asia-Pacific region.

BP Profit Tumbles on Prices, Weak Refining Margins
42:34 - BP Plc saw second-quarter earnings fall by 45 percent due to a combination of continued lower oil and gas prices and weak refining margins. Bloomberg's Javier Blas reports on "Bloomberg Surveillance." (Source: Bloomberg)
  • Sheets: A Test of Divergence in Global Bond Markets
  • Analyzing the Price Rally in Oil
  • Covestro CEO: World Growth Looking ‘Remarkably Strong’