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Carey in the largest M&A transactions of 2017 in Chile
Carey, January 2018
Chile

In the last months of 2017, the four largest transactions of the year were closed in Chile, and Carey was involved acting as advisor to one of the parties in each one. Banking, health insurance, infrastructure services and energy were the main industries involved in those deals, which all together totaled approx. USD6.7 billion...

ALRUD in Merger Market rating
ALRUD Law Firm, January 2018
Russia

January 4th, reputable global information and analytical agency Merger Market published 2017-year report with the rating of the most successful law firms in M&A field. The rating includes firms that showed best results in 2017 by deal count and by deal value...

Dykema Appoints Reed R. Heimbecher as Minneapolis Office Managing Member
Dykema, January 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced that Reed R Heimbecher has been appointed as Office Managing Member of its Minneapolis office. Heimbecher also serves as Leader of the firm’s Intellectual Property Transactional Group...

Total Eren, KfW, DEG, FMO and KfW Ipex agree on non-recourse project financing for the wind energy project “Vientos Los Hércules.
Beccar Varela, January 2018
Argentina

Buenos Aires, January 4th, 2018. On December 18th, the French renewable energy group Total Eren announced the closing of an agreement with the international banks KfW, DEG and FMO for the financing of the "Vientos Los Hércules" wind project, worth up to US$166,999,544.44. Vientos Los Hércules S.A. was awarded a Power Purchase Agreement under the Argentine official RenovAr Program (Round 1)...

Morgan & Morgan advised Banco General, S.A. and Banistmo, S.A. in the structuring of an issuance of corporate bonds for an amount of up to US$320,000,000 carried out by Alternegy, S.A.
Morgan & Morgan, January 2018
Panama

Morgan & Morgan advised Banco General, S.A. and Banistmo, S.A. in the structuring of an issuance of corporate bonds for an amount of up to US$320,000,000 carried out by Alternegy, S.A. The bonds were issued by Alternegy, and Banco General and Banistmo acted as joint arrangers and underwriters of the bonds...

North America 2017 Award Winners
World Services Group, January 2018
United States of America

World Services Group (WSG), the leading multi-disciplinary network of independent firms is pleased to highlight the achievements of the North America member firm award winners for 2017...

Latin America 2017 Award Winners
World Services Group, January 2018
United States of America

World Services Group (WSG), the leading multi-disciplinary network of independent firms is pleased to highlight the achievements of the Latin America member firm award winners for 2017. Basham Ringe y Correa Firm of the Year: Mexico - Who's Who Legal

Morgan & Morgan advised a local company in the sale of its distribution and commercialization of soft drinks and bottled water
Morgan & Morgan, January 2018
Panama

Morgan & Morgan acted as Panamanian legal counsel of a group of shareholders of a company dedicated to the business of distribution and sale of beverages of various brands and categories, based in Panama, in connection with the sale in different stages of 100% of the shares of the company. Partner Francisco Arias G. and senior associate Roberto Vidal, participated in this transaction...

Karanović & Nikolić Promotes New Senior Partner and Six Partners
Karanovic & Nikolic, January 2018
Serbia

Karanović & Nikolić is pleased to welcome Marko Ketler as its new Senior Partner, as well as Ivan Nonković, Goran Radošević, Ivana Dišović, Katarina Gudurić, Jaka Simončič and Petar Mitrović who have been named Partner...

Waller Recruits Leading Alcoholic Beverage Law Team to Bolster Retail and Hospitality Depth
Waller, January 2018
Tennessee, United States of America

Adding a veteran team of attorneys to support its roster of hospitality and retail clients, Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP announced today that William T. Cheek III, Robert D. Pinson, Olatayo O. “Tayo” Atanda, and Kimberly Faye have joined the firm’s Nashville office...

Morgan & Morgan provided legal advise to Panama Ports Company, S.A. (a subsidiary of Hutchison Ports Holdings) and HSBC for the acquisition of port cranes
Morgan & Morgan, December 2017
Panama

With legal basis in local Panama laws, Panama Ports Company, S.A. (PPC), as Purchaser, and Far East Leasing, S.A...

2017 WSG European Award Winners
World Services Group, December 2017
United States of America

World Services Group (WSG), the leading multi-disciplinary network of independent firms is pleased to highlight the achievements of the European member firm award winners for 2017...

SyCipLaw is Philippines Firm of the Year at the 1st asialaw Asia-Pacific Legal Practice Awards
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, December 2017
Philippines

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan (SyCipLaw) was recognized as the Philippines Firm of the Year at the Asialaw Asia-Pacific Legal Practice Awards 2017. SyCipLaw partner Leslie C. Dy received the award on the firm's behalf. The asialaw Asia-Pacific Legal Practice Awards are based on extensive research conducted on the 2018 edition of Asialaw Profiles...

Joint Trade Asian Insurance Regulatory Conference 2017
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, December 2017
Philippines

SyCipLaw partner Hiyasmin H. Lapitan was a panelist on “Critical Regulatory Issues and Update from Jurisdictional Insurance Regulatory Lawyers” at the Joint Trade Asian Insurance Regulatory Conference 2017 last October 20 at the Marina Bay Sands Singapore. Ms...

SyCipLaw is listed in the Asialaw Profiles 2018
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, December 2017
Philippines

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan (SyCipLaw) is listed in various rankings in the Asialaw Profiles 2018. The firm is outstanding in Banking & Finance; Capital Markets, Construction & Real Estate; Corporate/M&A; Dispute Resolution & Litigation; Energy & Natural Resources; Intellectual Property; IT, Telco & Media; Labour & Employment; and Taxation...

SyCipLaw is Managing IP's Philippines Firm of the Year 2017
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, December 2017
Philippines

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan (SyCipLaw) is named the 2017 Philippines Firm of the Year by Managing Intellectual Property (IP). The firm is also ranked in Patent, and Trademark and Copyright listings. SyCipLaw is Tier 1 in Trade Mark Prosecution, Trade Mark Contentious, and Patent. It is recommended in Copyright...

Patterson Belknap Scores Win in Suit Against Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP, December 2017
United States of America

On December 22, 2017, Patterson Belknap secured a significant victory for Maine Secretary of State Matt Dunlap when a federal judge ruled that Secretary Dunlap cannot be excluded from participating in the work of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity (PACEI) on which he serves as a member. Together with American Oversight, Patterson Belknap filed the lawsuit in November...

Pellerano & Herrera wins three of the most important international legal awards
Pellerano & Herrera, December 2017
Dominican Republic

For the first time, a Dominican law firm is awarded with three of the most important global awards in the legal industry. Pellerano & Herrera was selected as "Firm of the Year of the Dominican Republic 2017" by Who's Who Legal, International Financial Review (IFLR) and Chambers and Partners...

Societe Generale Acquires Jubanka’s Credit Portfolio
Karanovic & Nikolic, December 2017
Serbia

Karanović & Nikolić advised on Societe Generale Srbija's acquisition of a part of Jubanka's credit portfolio – which included housing and cash credits, credit cards, as well as credits for small and medium-sized enterprises. Societe Generale Srbija is now the third largest bank in Serbia in terms of credit volume...

Karanović & Nikolić Advises On The Sale Of Tikkurila’s Balkan Subsidiaries
Karanovic & Nikolic, December 2017
Serbia

Karanović & Nikolić, in cooperation with local lawyers, advised Tikkurila Oyj, the Finnish paints and coatings maker, on the sale of the entire share capital of its subsidiaries in Serbia and Macedonia to the local management. According to the signed sales agreement, the transaction – subject to the fulfilment of agreed conditions, will be closed in the first quarter of 2018...

Ellex Valiunas Makes Another Step Forward
Ellex Valiunas, December 2017
Lithuania

This has been a special year for Ellex Valiunas. We celebrated our 25th Anniversary and introduced numerous changes...

Raúl Bermúdez is elected director to the British Chamber of Commerce of Panama
Morgan & Morgan, December 2017
Panama

We are pleased to announce that Mr. Raul Bermudez, lawyer of MMG Trust, Fiduciary Unit of Morgan & Morgan Group has been elected to the Board of Directors of the British Chamber of Commerce of Panama for the 2018-19 term...

German state of Berlin successfully awards contract for public lighting with Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, December 2017
Germany

The Senate Administration of the state of Berlin successfully concluded a new contract for the operation of public lighting systems. The contract valued in the multi-million euro range was awarded after a call for competition and negotiations with several companies in December 2017...

2017 WSG Africa & Middle East Award Winners
World Services Group, December 2017
United States of America

World Services Group (WSG), the leading multi-disciplinary network of independent firms is pleased to highlight the achievements of the Africa & Middle East member firm award winners for 2017...

Haynes and Boone Helps HALL Structured Finance on Hyatt Resort Deal
Haynes and Boone, LLP, December 2017
Texas, United States of America

A Haynes and Boone, LLP team led by Partner Keenan Kolendo assisted client HALL Structured Finance in closing a $55 million loan to finance construction of a Hyatt resort hotel and retail project in Palm Springs, California. The 150-room Hyatt Andaz hotel and retail project, which is being developed by Rael Development Corp., is expected to open by January 2019 in downtown Palm Springs...

Haynes and Boone Teams with PracticePro to Train Diverse Law Students
Haynes and Boone, LLP, December 2017
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP is partnering with PracticePro, a San Francisco-based legal education startup, to recruit diverse law students for a training and coaching program designed to help them succeed in school and legal practice...

Shoosmiths proudly supports Ethical Reading initiative
Shoosmiths LLP, December 2017
England

National law firm Shoosmiths is an official partner of the new Ethical Reading social enterprise initiative, which has its formal launch on 24th January 2018. Ethical Reading is a not-for-profit business set up with the aim of making Reading a better place to live and work by encouraging organisations and those who work within them to become more ethical in their behaviour...

Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis LLP Ranked Top Health Law Firm in the South by the American Bar Associations Health Law Section
Waller, December 2017
Tennessee, United States of America

Waller Lansden Dortch and Davis, LLP, one of the nation’s leading law firms serving the healthcare industry, was recognized by The American Bar Association’s (ABA) Health Law Section and Becker’s Hospital Review, as the #1 law firm in the South in their Annual Regional Law Firm Recognition List...

Jill Wheaton and Alexis Schostak Included in Crain’s Inaugural List of Notable Women Lawyers in Michigan
Dykema, December 2017
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, is proud to announce that Jill Wheaton and Alexis Schostak were both recognized on the Crain’s Detroit Business inaugural special report on Notable Women Lawyers in Michigan. According to Crain’s, the most Notable Women Lawyers in Michigan set legal precedent, navigate the complexities of mergers and acquisitions and manage high-profile cases...

2017 WSG Asia Pacific Award Winners
World Services Group, December 2017
United States of America

World Services Group (WSG), the leading multi-disciplinary network of independent firms is pleased to highlight the achievements of the Asia Pacific member firm & individual award winners for 2017...

Haynes and Boone Helps The HC Companies, Inc. Win Summary Judgment
Haynes and Boone, LLP, December 2017
Texas, United States of America

Delaware's Vice Chancellor Joseph Slights III granted a partial summary judgment for The HC Companies, Inc., ("HC"), ruling on Dec. 5 that Myers Industries, Inc. owes HC $8.6 million in escrow funds. The decision highlights the Delaware Chancery Court’s commitment to enforcing the terms of agreements negotiated by sophisticated parties...

Haynes and Boone Boosts Holiday Cheer Through Angel Tree
Haynes and Boone, LLP, December 2017
Texas, United States of America

On Dec. 5, Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers and staff helped load The Salvation Army DFW's antique fire engine and waiting trucks with hundreds of bags of Christmas gifts donated for Angel Tree recipients...

Haynes and Boone Represents Endeavor in Senior Notes Offering and Tender Offers
Haynes and Boone, LLP, December 2017
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP has successfully represented Endeavor Energy Resources, L.P. as issuer's counsel in its private offering of $500 million of 5.500 percent senior notes due 2026 and $500 million of 5.750 percent senior notes due 2028. The offering closed on Dec. 7, 2017...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek successfully advises DOMICIL Real Estate Group on the acquisition of the LivING portfolio in Ingolstadt
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, December 2017
Germany

Advised by Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, Munich-based DOMICIL Real Estate Group acquired the LivING residential real estate portfolio in Ingolstadt. The portfolio consists of 21 buildings comprising 508 residential units and 236 parking spaces. It was sold by the open-ended public AIF Wertgrund WohnSelect D as part of a structured bidding process in which DOMICIL prevailed...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advises Balluff on the acquisition of two digitization companies
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, December 2017
Germany

A team of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek led by Dr. Peter Ladwig advised sensor and automation specialist Balluff GmbH on the acquisition of software company iss innovative software services GmbH and of machine vision pioneer Matrix Vision GmbH Bildverarbeitung...

Shearn Delamore & Co. - Malaysia Firm of the Year and Tax Firm of the Year
Shearn Delamore & Co., December 2017
Malaysia

We are delighted to announce that Shearn Delamore & Co. has won the coveted award of Malaysia Firm of the Year at the inaugural Asialaw Asia Pacific Legal Practice Awards 2017 held in Hong Kong on 28th November 2017...

Shoosmiths helps leading automotive innovator step up a gear with MBO
Shoosmiths LLP, December 2017
England

A TEAM led by Manchester-based corporate partner Tim Jackson-Smith has advised on a major private equity investment deal at one of the UK’s leading automotive technology firms...

SyCipLaw is largest Philippine firm in 2017 ALB survey
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, December 2017
Philippines

In its November 2017 cover story on the 2017 Asia Top 50, ALB lists SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan as the largest law firm in the Philippines. ALB's Asia Top 50 is an annual list of Asia's largest law firms by headcount. Read the rest of the article at the SyCipLaw website: http://syciplaw.com/news/articles/fa/272#.WidIddKWbIU...

Haynes and Boone Again Scores High in BTI Client Service A-Team Survey
Haynes and Boone, LLP, December 2017
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone was recognized across the board for client service in the BTI Consulting Group's Client Service A-Team ranking for 2018. The firm was named to BTI's "Client Service Honor Roll" in all 17 of the 17 activities that clients consider the drivers of superior client relationships...

Shoosmiths advises ComponentSource on relocation to new Reading premises
Shoosmiths LLP, December 2017
England

National law firm Shoosmiths has advised leading software component provider ComponentSource Limited on its move to new premises in Reading. ComponentSource will take up a new 10 year lease from 1 January 2018 at the innovative office development, The White Building, Reading...

OTP Bank Buys Vojvođanska Banka
Karanovic & Nikolic, December 2017
Serbia

Hungary's OTP Bank bought Vojvođanska Banka, as well as NGB Leasing and the National Bank of Greece's corporate loan portfolio in Serbia. This is one of the biggest recent banking transactions in the region and it was closed on Friday, the 1st of December in Belgrade...

Dykema’s Chicago Office Adds Tax Attorney Richard L. Lieberman
Dykema, December 2017
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Richard L. Lieberman to its Taxation Practice Group as senior counsel in the firm’s Chicago office. Lieberman joins Dykema after spending more than eight years as a partner with Burke, Warren, MacKay & Serritella, P.C., where he served as Chair of the firm’s Tax and Employee Benefits practice...

Lowenstein Represents Altair Engineering in $156 Million IPO
Lowenstein Sandler LLP, December 2017
United States of America

Lowenstein represented Altair Engineering, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALTR) in its $156 million initial public offering of Class A common stock. The shares began trading on NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol "ALTR" on November 1, 2017. J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, RBC Capital Markets, LLC and Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. acted as bookrunners for the offering. William Blair & Company, L.L.C...

AELEX Arbitration Practice Group to provide updates on Nigeria for the International Law Office (ILO) Arbitration & ADR Newsletters
AELEX, December 2017
Nigeria

AELEX Arbitration Practice Group is delighted to have been awarded the exclusive right to provide updates on Nigeria for the International Law Office (ILO) Arbitration & ADR Newsletters. ILO delivers expert legal commentary, in the form of concise weekly newsletter emails to senior corporate counsel and law firm partners worldwide...

Awards success for Shoosmiths' Asset Finance team
Shoosmiths LLP, December 2017
England

National law firm Shoosmiths is celebrating after being named 'Asset Finance Legal Provider of the Year' at the European Leasing Life Awards last night...

Pellerano & Herrera and The Legal 500 host General Counsel reception in the Dominican Republic
Pellerano & Herrera, December 2017
Dominican Republic

Pellerano & Herrera and The Legal 500, internationally recognized British publisher, hosted in Santo Domingo the third reception for corporate counsels and legal teams of renowned Dominican companies...

Haynes and Boone Recognized by Diversity Law Institute
Haynes and Boone, LLP, December 2017
Texas, United States of America

The Diversity Law Institute, a nonprofit international association committed to inclusion in the legal professional and justice systems in the United States and Canada, honored Haynes and Boone, LLP for the firm's "excellence, involvement and efforts" to further diversity within the legal profession...

Haynes and Boone Secures Win in Barnett Shale Natural Gas Well Patent Dispute
Haynes and Boone, LLP, November 2017
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers secured a summary judgment of noninfringement for client BlueStone Natural Resources II, LLC in an Eastern District of Texas patent-infringement case. Effective Exploration LLC claimed that natural gas wells BlueStone operates in the Barnett Shale infringed a patent for a system of drilling multiple wells from a single drilling pad...

Karanović & Nikolić Hosts The Empowering Students To Enter The Workplace Conference
Karanovic & Nikolic, November 2017
Serbia

Karanović & Nikolić hosted the "Empowering Students to Enter the Workplace" HR conference, held on the 30th of November in Belgrade, Serbia. The event was organised in cooperation with Stanton Chase, one of the top 10 global retained executive search firms, and the guests and panellists included leading professionals in the field of human resources, as well as employment law experts...

Shoosmiths Leeds sets sights on 2018 after successful first year
Shoosmiths LLP, November 2017
England

Shoosmiths Leeds marked its 12 month anniversary on 1 December, with a full complement of disciplines in place, having opened its office back in 2016 with fewer than 10 people on board. Since launch, the office has pursued a carefully-planned growth strategy, attracting some of the region’s leading legal talent from a raft of competitor law firms...

 

 


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