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Asters is Law Firm of the Year in Competition/Antitrust and Corporate according to The Best Lawyers 2019
Asters, June 2018
Ukraine

The Best Lawyers International, one of the most respected global peer-review surveys, released its 2019 edition pursuant to which Asters is the Law Firm of the Year in Ukraine in Competition/Antitrust and Corporate Law...

Client Demand Leads to Construction Team Expansion for Shoosmiths Manchester
Shoosmiths LLP, June 2018
England

The Manchester office of national law firm, Shoosmiths is growing its construction team, with the appointment of five legal advisors, all previously with Weightmans...

Shepherd and Wedderburn appoints Head of Immigration to lead new department
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, June 2018
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP has appointed Jacqueline Moore to lead a new immigration department to support clients in the run-up to Brexit and beyond. Jacqueline will advise businesses and individuals in the UK and overseas on matters ranging from right to work, sponsor licenses, family and personal visas and British citizenship applications...

Dykema's Van Lindberg Listed in 2018 Edition of IAM Strategy 300
Dykema, June 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that Van Lindberg, San Antonio-based member in the firm's Intellectual Property Group, was recognized as one of the world's pre-eminent IP practitioners in the 2018 edition of the IAM Strategy 300 � The World's Leading IP Strategists...

Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners wins at the 2018 Legalcommunity Corporate Awards
Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners, June 2018
Italy

Milan, June 14, 2018 - The international law firm Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners was a winner at the 2018 Legalcommunity Corporate Awards. Senior Partner Francesco Gianni took home most prestigious individual award of the evening: �Lawyer of the Year�...

WSG Welcomes Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, as Exclusive Member for Kentucky
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, June 2018
United States of America

World Services Group (WSG) is pleased to announce that Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has joined the WSG network as the exclusive law firm member for Kentucky. Since being founded in 1908, Dinsmore has worked hard to stay ahead in an ever-evolving business, legal and regulatory climate focusing on anticipating legal developments and industry challenges before they impact clients...

Eight Dykema Attorneys Named as 2018 Southern California Rising Stars by Super Lawyers
Dykema, June 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that eight of its Los Angeles-based attorneys have been named 2018 Rising Stars in the Southern California edition of Super Lawyers. The Rising Star list is the result of an exhaustive, multi-phase selection process that mirrors the patented methodology used to assemble the Super Lawyers list...

Karanović & Nikolić at the 2018 Balkans M&A and Private Equity Forum
Karanovic & Nikolic, June 2018
Serbia

​Rastko Petaković, managing partner at Karanović & Nikolić, held a presentation of the latest private equity trends CEE region on the 2018 Balkans M&A and Private Equity Forum. Organized by Mergermarket, a leading media company that provides specialist news, research, analysis and data on financial markets, this is the second year this conference was held in Belgrade...

Karanović & Nikolić Wins the 2017 Deal of the Year Award
Karanovic & Nikolic, June 2018
Serbia

We are pleased to announce that Karanović & Nikolić has won the 2017 Deal of the Year Award for Serbia for the EBRD and IFC financing of Vetrolektrane Balkana - Čibuk 1 Windfarm...

Law firm launches elite advisory for sports and entertainment stars
Shoosmiths LLP, June 2018
England

One of the UK�s leading law firms has launched a new private client advisory service to manage the affairs of professionals and entrepreneurs in sport, media and entertainment. National law firm Shoosmiths has appointed the former Head of Player Liaison at Manchester City, Haydn Roberts, to lead the company�s new Elite Advisory team...

COBALT advised DiDi Chuxing in relation with an investment round of Taxify
COBALT Estonia, June 2018
Estonia

Taxify, a ride-hailing startup born in Estonia closed $175 million in new funding that takes it valuation to the $1 billion mark. Daimler, the German automotive giant which owns Mercedes-Benz among other things, led the round. COBALT Estonia advised Taxify&s shareholder, the world’s leading ride-hailing platform DiDi Chuxing in relation with an investment round of Taxify led by Daimler...

Managing Intellectual Property Names Four Dykema Attorneys 2018 IP STARS, Lists Dykema as a Recommended Firm
Dykema, June 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that four of the firm�s Intellectual Property group attorneys were listed as 2018 IP STARS by Managing Intellectual Property (Managing IP). In addition, Dykema�s entire IP practice was named a recommended firm in Michigan all three ranked categories; Patent Contentious, Patent Prosecution and Trade Mark...

The American Law Institute Inducts Dykema's Nicholas J. Wittner as a Life Member
Dykema, June 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that Nicholas Wittner was inducted as a Life Member of the American Law Institute (ALI). He is Of Counsel to the firm and is located in its Bloomfield Hills office. ALI bestows the honor on members who have devoted 25 years of service, contributing to ALI�s pivotal projects that have shaped the law...

Carey names new partner
Carey, June 2018
Chile

Carey has appointed Juan Carlos Riesco as a new partner to lead the litigation and arbitration practice along with partners Gonzalo Fern�ndez, Ricardo Reveco and Aldo Molinari. Carey now has 32 partners, six counsels, two directors of tax and audit and more than 250 associates. Mr...

Second largest cash-based M&A deal in Chile
Carey, June 2018
Chile

Carey advised Tianqi Lithium Corporation (Tianqi) on the agreement to acquire a 24% stake of Sociedad Qu�mica y Minera de Chile (SQM) for approximately USD4.07 billion. Tianqi agreed to buy approximately 62.6 million Class A shares in SQM for USD65 each payable in cash. Closing is subject to regulatory and other customary authorizations in this type of transactions...

Recent WSG European Member Award Winners & Nominees
World Services Group, June 2018
United States of America

World Services Group is proud to present the award winners and nominees of our European members from the following awards ceremonies taking place earlier this year: Legal Business Awards 2018 The Legal Business Awards cover lea

World Services Group and Bloomberg Law to Host 2nd Annual Cross-Border Deals Forum on June 6 in New York City
World Services Group, June 2018
United States of America

World Services Group, the international referral network of leading law firms, accounting firms and investment banks, will host with Bloomberg Law the 2nd Annual Cross-Border Deals Forum on June 6 at Bloomberg L.P.'s offices located at 120 Park Avenue in New York...

Haynes and Boone Bolsters Energy Practice With Office in The Woodlands
Haynes and Boone, LLP, June 2018
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP is opening an office in The Woodlands, a fast-growing corporate hub near Houston. The new office, the firm's 16th worldwide, will allow Haynes and Boone to better serve its clients, including those with offices in The Woodlands, which is home to many major energy and oilfield services companies...

Haynes and Boone CDG Participates in 2018 London Legal Walk
Haynes and Boone, LLP, May 2018
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP CDG lawyers and staff took part in the May 21 London Legal Walk, an event that drew thousands of participants to raise funds for legal aid groups...

Seven Dykema Attorneys Recognized Within Three Practices by Legal 500 United States 2018
Dykema, May 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that the firm�s Automotive Litigation, Automotive Product Liability Litigation and Immigration practices have been ranked by the Legal 500 United States 2018 (The Legal 500)...

International Tax Review- 2018 Asia Tax Awards
World Services Group, May 2018
United States of America

World Services Group would like to congratulate our Asia-Pacific member firms that were nominated and awarded at the 2018 International Tax Review: Asia Tax Awards...

Haynes and Boone Hosts "Mocktail" Reception for Pinkston Students
Haynes and Boone, LLP, May 2018
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP hosted 10th graders from L.G. Pinkston's Collegiate Academy for a "mocktail" reception to help the students hone important skills needed to get jobs in the business world...

Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek advises Satellite Solutions Worldwide on acquisition of Sat Internet Services
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, May 2018
Germany

A team led by Dr. Stefan Duhnkrack, Partner at the Hamburg office of law firm Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, advised Satellite Solutions Worldwide Group plc - now named BigBlu Broadband PLC - on the acquisition of Sat Internet Services GmbH (including its Portuguese subsidiary and Italian-based OpenSky S.r.l.). The acquisition required shareholder approval...

Shepherd and Wedderburn acts for FanDuel in sale to Paddy Power Betfair
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, May 2018
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn has acted as lead UK adviser to FanDuel on its sale to the global online sports betting and gaming group, Paddy Power Betfair. Corporate finance partner Stephen Trombala and associate John Morrison advised on the UK aspects of the transaction, supporting Todd Cleary and Ethan Lutske of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati - FanDuel's lead advisers in the United States...

Mogosoaia Palace Remains The Property Of The Bucharest Municipality. A New Resounding Success for NNDKP
Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen, May 2018
Romania

After more than 8 years of litigation in court, the judge confirmed: Mogoșoaia Palace remains the property of the Bucharest Municipality. Pursuant to the decision rendered on May 22, 2018, the Bucharest Court dismissed as inadmissible the motion filed for the retrocession of the Mogosoaia Palace...

NBA Legend Bill Walton to Speak at Dykema's 5th Annual Definitive Conference for Dental Service Organizations
Dykema, May 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a national law firm and the leading law firm in dental services, is proud to announce that Basketball Hall of Famer, NBA Champion and Broadcasting Legend Bill Walton has committed to speak at Dykema�s 5th Annual Definitive Conference for Dental Service Organizations, which is set to take place at The Omni Dallas Hotel from July 18-20, 2018...

Viessmann takes over insolvent wibutler with assistance by Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, May 2018
Germany

A team led by Hamburg-based partner Dr. Johan Schneider advised Viessmann Group on the acquisition of insolvent wibutler GmbH in Munster, a manufacturer of smart home solutions. The acquisition complements Viessmann�s product range in the smart home sector...

Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek advises UGISense AG on investment round
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, May 2018
Germany

Dr. Mathias Schroder, Partner at Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek�s Munich office, advised UGISense AG on another investment round, carried out by means of a cash capital increase in which existing and new investors participated. UGISense AG is a young and innovative company based in Dortmund and is active in the research and development of medicinal products and basic research...

Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek develops VOV data protection insurance
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, May 2018
Germany

Right at the time when the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is applicable, Cologne-based VOV insurance company is offering a data protection policy for small and medium-sized enterprises. Dr. Stefan Joster and Dr. Lutz Keppeler, both lawyers at the firm's Cologne office, developed the policy together with VOV insurance company...

2018 Chambers Women in Law Awards: Latin America
World Services Group, May 2018
United States of America

World Services Group, is pleased to highlight the achievements of member firms and individuals in the recent Chambers Women in Law Awards: Latin America 2018, recognizing and supporting outstanding women in the practice of law. WINNERSMs...

MinterEllison wins prestigious AustCham Westpac Australia China Business Award for second consecutive year
MinterEllison, May 2018
Australia

Announced at a gala dinner in Shanghai on Thursday, 17 May 2018, MinterEllison was awarded the AustCham Westpac Australia China Business Award (ACBA) in the Professional and Business Services Category for the second consecutive year. For 25 years, the AustCham Westpac ACBA's have been recognising Australian and Chinese companies working together in the Greater China region...

Haynes and Boone Advises SunTx Capital Partners on Sale of Carolina Beverage
Haynes and Boone, LLP, May 2018
United States of America

A Haynes and Boone, LLP team led by Tom Harris and Brandon McCoy represented SunTx Capital Partners, a Dallas-based private equity firm, in the sale of Carolina Beverage Group to Cold Spring Brewing Company, a portfolio company of Brynwood Partners. The transaction was announced May 16; financial terms were not disclosed...

Shoosmiths acts on major first for investment company BGF
Shoosmiths LLP, May 2018
England

National law firm Shoosmiths has advised on the first merger of two BGF-backed businesses, in a deal which also saw the company invest £5.5 million. The merger of Nationwide Window Cleaning (NWC) and High Access Maintenance – with a combined revenue of £30 million – has created one of the largest independent facilities management services companies in the UK...

Samuel A. Peppers, III Elected to the Columbus Bar Association’s Board of Governors
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, May 2018
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP’s Samuel A. Peppers, III has been elected president of the Columbus Bar Association’s board of governors by its members. He will be sworn in at the annual meeting on June 14 and will serve a one year term. Among other duties, the 14 member board sets association policy, directs the programming and oversees committees...

Premiere Law Firm DFDL Expands WSG Network to Represent Bangladesh
World Services Group, May 2018
United States of America

World Services Group (WSG) is pleased to announce that DFDL has recently broadened the WSG network by adding Bangladesh, and now is the exclusive legal member for this region...

NNDKP successful in an emergency arbitrator proceeding before The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania
Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen, May 2018
Romania

In this proceeding, the plaintiff - a company active in the field of production of alternative energy sources - asked the Emergency Arbitrator to grant provisional measures consisting in the suspension of the plaintiff's payment obligations arising out of a leasing agreement...

Ellex: First Choice for Baltic Business Leaders by Prospera 2018 Review
Ellex Valiunas, May 2018
Lithuania

For the third year running, Ellex has been named the top law firm in the Baltics by Kantar Sifo Prospera. The Swedish market research company interviewed 301 Baltic based organisations to identify the best law firms in the region. Ellex was top ranked in legal competences (Best Legal Competence - All Practice Areas) and overall satisfaction of clients (Overall Performance)...

ARM Energy Holdings LLC Announces Completion of Sale of Kingfisher Midstream to Silver Run Acquisition Corporation II for Consideration of Up to $1.55 Billion
Durham Jones & Pinegar, May 2018
Utah, United States of America

Kingfisher provides midstream energy services, including crude oil and gas gathering, processing and marketing to producers in Oklahoma’s STACK play. ARM Energy formed Kingfisher in September 2015 in partnership with HPS Investment Partners...

Dinsmore’s Growth, Performance Lead to Am Law 200 Climb
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, May 2018
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has advanced six spots in the 2018 Am Law 200, ranking 123 among America’s top revenue-grossing law firms. The Am Law 200 list, compiled by ALM Intelligence, reflects financial, headcount and diversity information gathered through outreach to approximately 400 law firms across the country...

Dinsmore's growth, performance lead to Am Law 200 climb
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, May 2018
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has advanced six spots in the 2018 Am Law 200, ranking 123 among America's top revenue-grossing law firms. The Am Law 200 list, compiled by ALM Intelligence, reflects financial, headcount and diversity information gathered through outreach to approximately 400 law firms across the country...

DFDL advised Alibaba on Daraz Acquisition in Bangladesh and Myanmar
DFDL, May 2018
Myanmar

Alibaba has acquired Daraz Group, a leading e-commerce enterprise operating in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, and Nepal. On Tuesday May 8th, Daraz Group announced that it was taken over by Alibaba. As a result of this acquisition, it has now become a fully-fledged member of the Alibaba Group...

Haynes and Boone Represents Commercial Metals Co. in Acquisition Financing
Haynes and Boone, LLP, May 2018
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP successfully represented Commercial Metals Co. as issuer's counsel in the acquisition financing for the Company's previously announced acquisition of certain assets of the business, and certain outstanding common stock, belonging directly or indirectly to GNA Financing, Inc., a Delaware corporation, or certain of its subsidiaries and affiliates (the "Acquisition")...

D CEO Names Dickies Sale a Deal-of-the-Year Finalist
Haynes and Boone, LLP, May 2018
Texas, United States of America

D CEO magazine and the Association for Corporate Growth recognized VF Corporation's 2017 acquisition of Fort Worth-based Williamson-Dickie Mfg. Co., an $820 million transaction, among the biggest deals of the past year...

Dinsmore Attorneys Named 2018 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, May 2018
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP is pleased to announce eight of its attorneys have been named to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars list for 2018. Attorneys selected for the Super Lawyers list have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement...

Domicil Real Estate acquires residential portfolio in Hanover assisted by Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, May 2018
Germany

A team led by Dr. Peter Vocke advised Domicil Real Estate Group on the acquisition of nine building complexes with 210 residential units in Hanover in an asset deal. Quantum Immobilien Kapitalverwaltungsgesellschaft mbH is the seller of the BEECHWOOD portfolio north-east of Hanover city center...

Verrill Dana Partner One of First in Maine Named to Arctic Economic Council Working Group
Verrill Dana, LLP, May 2018
Maine, United States of America

(May 18, 2018) – Verrill Dana maritime attorney Benjamin Ford has been selected to join the Arctic Economic Council (AEC) Maritime Transportation Working Group. Ford was nominated by The Maine North Atlantic Development Office (MENADO), the first AEC member from the United States’ lower 48, due to his breadth of experience in both maritime and Arctic law...

Hoet Pelaez Castillo & Duque Abogados Announces Change of Corporate Identity
LEGA Abogados, May 2018
Venezuela

We are pleased to announce that from 8 March 2018, we at Hoet Pelaez Castillo & Duque Abogados will continue our operations under the name of Leĝa Abogados, a leading Venezuelan law firm committed to providing a new and innovative approach to the local and global challenges of a changing market...

Verrill Dana Attorney James Goggin Recognized for Superior Client Service
Verrill Dana, LLP, May 2018
Maine, United States of America

(May 17, 2018) – Verrill Dana Intellectual Property litigation attorney James G. Goggin has been recognized for his superior client service in BTI Client Service All-Stars 2018. Goggin was one of fewer than 330 individual attorneys from 149 law firms nationwide to be identified by corporate counsel as a “Client Service All-Star...

Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek advises Spanish AERTEC Solutions S.L. on acquisition in Germany
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, May 2018
Germany

Supported by a team led by Hamburg-based partner Dr. Lothar Ende, AERTEC Solutions S.L. has acquired 100% of the shares in aviation supplier and service provider QualityPark AviationCenter GmbH...

Dykema Ranked in Top 20 Percent of Law Firms in BTI Brand Elite 2018: Client Perceptions of the Best-Branded Law Firms
Dykema, May 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema is pleased to announce that it was included in the report, BTI Brand Elite 2018: Client Perceptions of the Best-Branded Law Firms, revealing that Dykema is ranked among the top law firms in the nation in regards to the best brand standing among GCs and legal decision makers. In the report, Dykema was ranked as a top-100 law firm, improving its 2017 ranking by nearly 20 percent...

 

 


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