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Shoosmiths Further Expands National Family Offering with Leeds Partner Hire
Shoosmiths LLP, April 2017
England

National law firm Shoosmiths has appointed Peter Morris to head up the Leeds family team having launched in the city in December 2016. Shoosmiths has an ambitious strategy and it has been growing its family offering with high profile partner hires across the UK, the latest new joiners including Juliette Peters and Jay Patel in London...

Symposium on Emerging Issues in International Arbitration
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, April 2017
Philippines

SyCipLaw Partner, Ricardo Ma. P.G. Ongkiko led a panel discussion on Emergency Arbitration at the Symposium on Emerging Issues in International Arbitration held on March 23, 2017...

Rehabilitation of the Line Border – Curtici – Simeria Railway, Section 3 – NNDKP Obtains a Final Ruling in Favor of the Joint Venture Created by FCC CONSTRUCCION – ASTALDI – CONTRATAS Y VENTAS S.A.
Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen, April 2017
Romania

NNDKP successfully represented the joint venture created by FCC CONSTRUCCION SA - ASTALDI SPA - CONTRATAS Y VENTAS, S.A...

Conveyancing, Banking and Real Estate Boost for Shoosmiths
Shoosmiths LLP, April 2017
England

The firm has appointed conveyancing partner Lisa Gibbs into the Manchester office signalling the launch of the Northern Shoosmiths’ conveyancing offering...

Delphi Advises AM Ventures Investment in Exmet AB
Delphi, April 2017
Sweden

Delphi has advised the German company AM Ventures in the investment in the Swedish company Exmet AB and their patented solution for additive manufacturing (also known as 3D printing or free form fabrication) of amorphous metals. The investment aims to shorten the time to market for new functional products. Exmet develops technology for additive manufacturing (AM) of amorphous metal alloys...

TOM TAILOR Holding AG: Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advises on SE transformation
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, April 2017
Germany

TOM TAILOR Holding AG was transformed from a national stock corporation to a European company (Societas Europea) by merging with its Austrian subsidiary, TOM TAILOR Wien AG. A team led by Dr. Michael Sörgel advised TOM TAILOR comprehensively on all aspects of corporate and employment law upon the transformation into an SE...

Another Coup for ENSafrica As It Attracts Leading Mining, Employment and Finance Regulatory Specialists
ENSafrica, April 2017
South Africa

In the latest in a string of senior appointments, ENSafrica has scored a major coup by attracting respected mining law expert Ntsiki Adonisi-Kgame, employment law litigator Joe Mothibi and financial specialist Ina Meiring to the firm’s ranks in South Africa...

Major Boost for ENSafrica As It Attracts Five Top Ugandan Lawyers
ENSafrica, April 2017
South Africa

ENSafrica, Africa’s largest law firm, has significantly bolstered its offering in Uganda through several senior appointments. This ground-breaking shift has seen five of Uganda’s respected legal practitioners joining the firm in the past four months, bringing the combined years of experience of the firm’s Kampala office, ENSafrica Advocates, to over 150...

Seasoned Specialist Joins ENSafrica’s Mining Practice
ENSafrica, April 2017
South Africa

Leading African law firm ENSafrica has appointed seasoned mining law expert Ntsiki Adonisi-Kgame as a director in its mining practice, with effect from 1 April 2017. Adonisi-Kgame will join Otsile Matlou and Lloyd Christie, who together with the rest of the mining department will constitute ENSafrica’s mining offering...

Top International Rankings Confirm ENSafrica as a Responsive, Resourceful and Reliable Partner in Africa
ENSafrica, April 2017
South Africa

Renowned international ratings agency Chambers and Partners has recognised ENSafrica for its Africa-wide expertise and client service in several practice areas, including corporate/M&A, banking and finance and projects and energy...

A Two-year Dispute Between FAS Russia and Google Ends with the Conclusion of the Settlement Agreement
ALRUD Law Firm, April 2017
Russia

On April 17, 2017 Arbitrazh Court of the Moscow District approved the settlement agreement concluded between the Federal Anti-monopoly Service (hereinafter – “FAS Russia”) and Google, which ended two-year dispute between anti-monopoly authority and Google Corp...

Irina Anyukhina Prepares Review of Russian Employment Legislation for “The Employment Law Review”
ALRUD Law Firm, April 2017
Russia

British publishing house Law Business Research has released the 8th edition of annual guide, “The Employment Law Review”, devoted to overview of international employment legislation and changes in employment legislation in 48 countries. Among the authors of the guide are leading lawyers from all over the globe...

New York’s Cybersecurity Regulations for Financial Institutions & Health Care
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP, April 2017
New York, United States of America

“Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP recently authored the mini-treatise, “New York’s Cybersecurity Regulation for Financial Institutions, A New Age of Cybersecurity Regulation: Raising the Bar and Demanding Leadership Accountability”...

Philippine Competition Act Briefing for PLDT and Smart
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, April 2017
Philippines

SyCipLaw partners Emmanuel M. Lombos, Arlene M. Maneja and Franco Aristotle G. Larcina conducted a briefing regarding the Philippine Competition Act for PLDT Inc., and its subsidiary, Smart Communications, Inc. on March 24, 2017. The briefing was attended by members of PLDT’s and Smart’s marketing, sales, finance, legal, regulatory and supply chain management teams...

Lavery Appoints Anik Trudel as Chief Executive Officer
Lavery, de Billy, April 2017
Quebec, Canada

Lavery is proud to announce that Ms. Anik Trudel has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the firm, effective immediately. Ms. Trudel has 30 years of experience in the professional services industry, including twenty as a lawyer in a prominent Canadian law firm and ten in public relations for major international firms...

Plesner Named "Denmark Law Firm of the Year 2017"
Plesner, April 2017
Denmark

The leading international rating agency Chambers and Partners has named Plesner "Denmark Law Firm of the Year 2017". Plesner is named "Denmark Law Firm of the Year" based on interviews with clients and law firms. The award is a tribute to the high quality service and legal advice consistently provided by Plesner. "We are honoured to be recognised as the leading law firm in Denmark...

Estudio Beccar Varela Advises Tarjeta Naranja on International Notes Issuance
Estudio Beccar Varela, April 2017
Argentina

Estudio Beccar Varela advised Tarjeta Naranja S.A. on the international issuance of notes Class XXXVII, issued under the company’s Global Program for short, medium and long-term notes for a maximum nominal value of up to US$ 650 million (or its equivalent in other currencies). The notes were issued on April 11th, for nominal value of US$ 250 million...

MMM Represents WRS, Inc. in Successful Acquisition of Underground Atlanta
Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP, April 2017
Georgia, United States of America

The real estate team of Morris, Manning & Martin helped close one of the most prominent real estate deals in Atlanta recently when it successfully represented WRS, Inc. in acquiring Underground Atlanta from the City of Atlanta...

Pellerano & Herrera Creates First Alumni Program in Dominican Republic
Pellerano & Herrera, April 2017
Dominican Republic

Pellerano & Herrera announced the creation of the P&H Alumni Circle, which will be formally launched on May 10, during an inauguration event in the auditorium of the Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre & Maestra...

WSG Congratulates Member Winners of the 2017 Chambers Europe Awards
World Services Group, April 2017
United States of America

World Services Group congratulates 14 nominated member firms and 8 winners at the 2017 Chambers Europe Awards. Chambers recognizes a law firm’s pre-eminence in key countries in the region and reflects notable achievements over the past 12 months including outstanding work, impressive strategic growth and excellence in client service...

NNDKP Ranked Tier 1 in 12 out of 13 Practice Areas Researched in Romania by Legal 500; Six Partners of the Firm named "Leading Lawyers"
Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen, April 2017
Romania

Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen (NNDKP) scores 12 Tier 1 rankings out of the 13 areas of practice researched in Romania by Legal 500 - EMEA, a benchmark publication on the international legal market. Based on these results, NNDKP is again the best positioned law firm active in Romania, with all its practice areas being acknowledged as Tier 1...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Advises DATAGROUP SE on Capital Increase
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, April 2017
Germany

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised DATAGROUP SE on a capital increase against cash contributions with exclusion of subscription rights. The company has generated proceeds of some EUR 21.7 million from the transaction. 759,000 new shares were placed with institutional investors as part of the capital increase...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Advises on Sale of CARO Autovermietung GmbH to Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, April 2017
Germany

A team led by Dr. Katharina Prasuhn from the Hamburg office advised the sellers on the sale of rental car company CARO Autovermietung ("CARO") to Enterprise Rent-A-Car Deutschland ("Enterprise"). The acquisition of CARO by Enterprise establishes one of Germany's largest car rental companies. CARO was founded by Stefan Peters in 1998 and operates in the corporate and replacement sectors...

Haynes and Boone Represents Endeavor Energy in $300 Million “DrillCo” Drilling Partnership
Haynes and Boone, LLP, April 2017
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP helped client Endeavor Energy Resources strike a $300 million agreement with a Houston company to develop properties located within the Midland Basin in Texas...

Deacons advises on GEM IPO of Asia Grocery Distribution
Deacons, April 2017
China

Deacons has advised Asia Grocery Distribution Limited in relation to its listing on the Growth Enterprise Market (GEM) on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange by way of share offer, seeking to raise up to HK$81.2 million (subject to the offer size adjustment option)...

SyCipLaw Ranked Band 1 by Chambers Global 2017
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, April 2017
Philippines

Chambers Global 2017 has again ranked SyCipLaw as a Band 1 firm in Corporate & Finance and Projects, Infrastructure & Energy. SyCipLaw lawyers ranked in the publication are: - Hector M. de Leon, Jr. - Band 1 in Projects - Rocky Alejandro L. Reyes - Band 3 in Corporate & Finance, and Recognised Practitioner in Projects - Vicente D. Gerochi IV - Band 2 in Corporate & Finance - Andres G...

SyCipLaw Wins 2017 Chambers Asia-Pacific Awards Philippine Law Firm of the Year
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, April 2017
Philippines

SyCipLaw won Philippine Law Firm of the Year at the 2017 Chambers Asia-Pacific Awards held last March 24 in Singapore. Managing Partner Hector M. de Leon, Jr. represented the firm at the awards ceremony. The awards are based on the Chambers Asia-Pacific 2017 research and reflect a law firm’s pre-eminence in key countries in the region...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advises DATAGROUP SE on capital increase
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, April 2017
Germany

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised DATAGROUP SE on a capital increase against cash contributions with exclusion of subscription rights. The company has generated proceeds of some EUR 21.7 million from the transaction. 759,000 new shares were placed with institutional investors as part of the capital increase...

Ellex Receives the Chambers Europe Client Service Award 2017
Ellex Valiunas, April 2017
Lithuania

At the Chambers Europe Awards ceremony held in London on April 7, the Ellex circle of leading Baltic law firms was named Baltic-Wide Client Service Law Firm of the Year 2017. This award recognises our continued commitment to providing our clients with the highest quality of legal services on a consistent basis...

Financing for Amaysim’s Acquisition of Online Energy Retailer Click Energy
MinterEllison, April 2017
Australia

Mobile service reseller, ASX-listed amaysim Australia Limited, has announced a binding agreement to acquire Australia's first online energy retailer Click Energy for A$120 million. The consideration will comprise A$80 million cash and A$40 million of scrip...

Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen named for the Fourth Time Law Firm of the Year in Romania, A First on The Local Business Law Market
Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen, April 2017
Romania

Chambers and Partners, one of the most reputed international guides organized the Chambers Europe Awards Gala on Friday night in London. Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen (NNDKP) has been recognized as the “Law Firm of the Year in Romania” for the fourth time in the eight years since this distinction started being awarded to Romanian law firms...

Weerawong C&P Represented TPI Polene Power Public Company Limited in the Spin-Off and Offering of Shares on The Stock Exchange of Thailand and International Offering Under Regulation S of the US Securities Act
Weerawong, Chinnavat & Partners Ltd., April 2017
Thailand

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Weerawong C&P represented PTT Public Company Limited in the buy-back of its Senior Notes Issued Under Regulation S/Rule 144A, Hong Kong Stock Exchange and Singapore Exchange
Weerawong, Chinnavat & Partners Ltd., April 2017
Thailand

Weerawong, Chinnavat & Partners Ltd. (Weerawong C&P) represented PTT Public Company Limited in the offer to purchase (buy-back) of its USD 350,000,000 Senior Notes due 2035 and USD 600,000,000 Senior Notes due 2042 issued under Regulation S/Rule 144A and listed on The Hong Kong Stock Exchange and The Singapore Exchange. The completion date was 5 April 2017...

Delphi Advises when B&B TOOLS Invest AB Acquires all Shares in Arbesko-Gruppen Aktiebolag
Delphi, April 2017
Sweden

Delphi has advised B&B TOOLS Invest AB, a wholly-owned subsidiary of B&B TOOLS AB (publ) listed on NASDAQ Stockholm Mid Cap, in the acquisition of all shares in Arbesko-Gruppen Aktiebolag and nine (9) of its subsidiaries (“Arbesko-Gruppen”)...

Delphi Advises in Oversubscribed Share Issue and Listing of Unibap AB (publ) on Nasdaq First North
Delphi, April 2017
Sweden

Delphi has assisted Unibap AB (publ) in connection with the share issue of SEK 23 million and listing on Nasdaq First North. The subscription in the rights issue have been received for a total of SEK 355 million, equivalent to 1543 per cent of the offer...

Delphi has Advised PURetail Sweden AB on the Divestment of a Retail Portfolio in Linköping
Delphi, April 2017
Sweden

Delphi has advised PURetail Sweden AB in connection with a divestment of three retail properties in central Linköping. The properties consist of 8,647 sqm lettable area. PURetail Sweden AB is owned by the fund Luxemburg FCP-SIF PURetail managed by av LA Francaise Real Estate Partners International and Aberdeen Asset Management...

Four WSG Member Firms Recognized at the 2017 Chambers Asia Pacific Awards 2017
World Services Group, April 2017
United States of America

World Services Group proudly applauds the four member firms that were winners at the 2017 Chambers and Partners Asia Pacific Awards in Singapore. The annual awards are based on their research for the 2017 edition of Chambers Asia-Pacific and reflect a law firm’s pre-eminence in key practice areas...

The Former Director of SOIT's Department of Patents Inventions and Innovation Support Joins NNDKP's IP Team
Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen, April 2017
Romania

Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen Intellectual Property Counseling announced today that Anca Deaconu joined its Intellectual Property practice as Senior Patent Attorney specialized in patents - electrical engineering IT&C...

Morgan & Morgan Hosts Conference on Women Diversity
Morgan & Morgan, April 2017
Panama

On occasion of the International Women’s Day, in Panama City was held a forum on “Women leadership for business competitiveness”, with the participation of Maria Perdomo and Andrea de la Piedra, co-founders of Aequales and creators of The Gender Equality Ranking which is implemented across different organizations...

Morgan & Morgan Advised IAMSA in the Sale of Their Shareholding Stake in VivaColombia
Morgan & Morgan, April 2017
Panama

Morgan & Morgan acted as Panamanian counsel to Mexican group IAMSA, in the sale of their shareholding stake in Colombian airline VivaColombia, by Irelandia Aviation. The firm was required to review the contracts based on Panamanian law and make the necessary corporate changes required to complete the operation...

NETTO ApS Establishes Joint Venture in Food Retailing Sector Assisted by Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, April 2017
Germany

NETTO ApS formed the "RTG Retail Trade Group" joint venture with real,-, Bartels-Langness, Bünting, Klaas & Kock, and Georg Jos. Kaes effective April 3, 2017. Dr. Christoph Froning, LL.M. and Dr. Stefan Bretthauer from Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Hamburg office comprehensively advised NETTO ApS throughout the process...

Delphi Advises Rejlers AB in Connection with an Oversubscribed Rights Issue
Delphi, April 2017
Sweden

Delphi has assisted Rejlers when they conducted a rights issue for which the subscription period ended on March 31, 2017. Rejlers will receive proceeds amounting to approximately SEK 200 million. Rejlers is one of the largest engineering consultancy firms in the Nordic region with 2,000 experts work with projects in the areas of Building and property, Energy, Industry and Infrastructure...

TP Aerospace Sold to Danish Private Equity Fund CataCap
Plesner, April 2017
Denmark

The two founders and owners of the Danish aviation service company TP Aerospace have just sold a majority share of the company to the Danish private equity fund CataCap. Plesner assisted the sellers with the transaction. TP Aerospace repairs, leases and sells wheels and brakes to airlines across the globe...

[ALB Insights] SyCipLaw’s New MP: “We Need To Leave A Collective Legacy”
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, April 2017
Philippines

The March 2017 issue of the Asian Legal Business (ALB) Asia Edition includes an interview of SyCipLaw Managing Partner Hector M. de Leon, Jr. about the firm’s growth strategy. The interview is found on pages 6-7. Read the interview online or download a copy of the full ALB March 2017 issue for free at https://asianlegalbusiness.uberflip.com/i/796752-alb-march-2017...

New Advisory Partner in Estudio Beccar Varela
Estudio Beccar Varela, April 2017
Argentina

Estudio Beccar Varela has reincorporated María Benson to its team, appointing her advisory partner. Benson has over twenty years of experience working in law firms. She focuses her practice on corporate law, mergers & acquisitions, project finance and debt restructuring. María Benson started her career at Estudio Beccar Varela in 1997...

SyCipLaw’s Anthony W. Dee Elected IBP Makati President
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, April 2017
Philippines

SyCipLaw Partner Anthony W. Dee was elected president of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) Makati Chapter for a two-year term beginning April 1, 2017. Mr. Dee previously served as vice president of the chapter. Mr. Dee has represented numerous clients in all court levels and has extensive experience in the practice areas of litigation and arbitration...

Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners Strengthens its Brussels Office with the Hire of Francesco Maria Salerno
Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners, April 2017
Italy

The international law firm Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners announces the hire of Partner Francesco Maria Salerno who will join the Brussels office starting April 3rd. Francesco Maria has extensive experience in EU law dealing directly with matters engaged by the EU Commission and courts of Luxembourg...

SyCipLaw is MIP 2017 Philippine Intellectual Property Firm
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, March 2017
Philippines

SyCipLaw was again recognized as 2017 Philippine Intellectual Property Firm at the Managing IP (MIP) 2017 Global Awards. MIP’s Annual Global IP Awards recognize the outstanding achievements in the past 12 months. Researcher analysts looked for distinctive work highlights, especially significant client matters, and other notable achievements or activities including business growth...

Asters Counsel Dmytro Shemelin Elected Deputy Head of the Arbitration Committee on Financial Restructuring
Asters, March 2017
Ukraine

On 30 March 2017 the Arbitration Committee established in compliance with the requirements of the new Law - "On Financial Restructuring" - for dispute resolution within financial restructuring procedures in Ukraine, was announced to begin operating. The members of the Supervisory Board elected Dmytro Shemelin, Counsel at Asters law firm, Deputy Head of the Arbitration Committee...

Tiwi MakBan Geothermal Financing and Light Rail Transit 1 Project Win IJGlobal Awards 2016 APAC Deals of the Year
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, March 2017
Philippines

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan advised on two deals that were awarded “Deal of the Year” at IJ Global 2016 award ceremonies celebrating work across the Asia Pacific region. The Tiwi MakBan Geothermal financing won Asia Pacific Project Bond Deal of the Year, while the Light Rail Transit 1 project won Asia Pacific Rail Deal of the Year...

 

 


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