(thanks to Coindesk)Baker & McKenzie is always at the forefront of law firms. Its founder, Russell Baker, set the firm up in Chicago in 1949 as the world’s first global law firm. It has hewed to this vision ever since. Those of you who know my work with Peter Lederer, a former senior partner of the firm, will be aware he helped establish the Zurich office in the 1960s. One legal device that