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9 SyCipLaw Lawyers Recognized in Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2018
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, August 2018
Philippines

Nine of SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan's lawyers are included in the Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2018. The list features the leading lawyers in 18 practice areas in 24 jurisdictions in the Asia-Pacific region. Results are based on an extensive survey of in-house counsel and private practitioners. The SyCipLaw lawyers featured in the list are: - Hector M. De Leon, Jr...

Morgan & Morgan advised Cirsa Gaming Corporation, S.A. in connection with the offering of senior secured notes and floating rate senior secured notes
Morgan & Morgan, August 2018
Panama

Morgan & Morgan acted as counsel to Cirsa Gaming Corporation, S.A. (Cirsa) in connection with the offering of �663,000,000 6.250% senior secured notes due 2023, �425,000,000 floating rate senior secured notes due 2023, U.S. $550,000,000 7.875% senior secured notes due 2023, issued by LHMC Finco S.a.r.l. (Issuer), and to be guaranteed by the Issuer and, among others, Gaming & Services de Panama, S...

Shoosmiths Manchester Advises Allied London on Milestone Pre-Let to E-Commerce Giant Booking.com
Shoosmiths LLP, August 2018
England

The real estate team at the Manchester office of leading national law firm Shoosmiths has advised Allied London on one of the biggest office pre-lets in the city in almost 20 years. Shoosmiths acted for Allied London on the pre-let of 222,000 sqft of space at Manchester Goods Yard, which forms part of Allied London's Enterprise City tech campus. Booking...

Recent WSG M&A Award Winning Members
World Services Group, August 2018
United States of America

World Services Group is proud to present the winning members from two recent awards ceremonies; M&A Advisor's 10th Annual International M&A Awards and Global M&A Network's 10th Annual Global Markets M&A Atlas Awards.

Shearn Delamore & Co. Won the Energy & Natural Resources Malaysia Law Firm of the Year Award - Global Law Experts
Shearn Delamore & Co., August 2018
Malaysia

We are proud to announce that Shearn Delamore & Co. has won the Energy & Natural Resources Malaysia Law Firm of the Year award. The award was presented by Global Law Experts (www.globallawexperts.com), one of the world�s leading online resources for locating specialist legal advisers for the services required by businesses, investors and individuals...

Beccar Varela advises Banco de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires and others on guaranteed financing to a local vehicle company regarding a project worth US$38 million.
Beccar Varela, August 2018
Argentina

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Shoosmiths Manchester marks year of growth with nine hires
Shoosmiths LLP, August 2018
England

The Manchester office of leading national law firm, Shoosmiths has reported strong growth for its conveyancing team against challenging market conditions. Just 15 months after launching, with the appointment of partner, Lisa Gibbs, the Manchester conveyancing team has grown to incorporate nine specialists...

Kharla Aizpurua Olmos, member of the boards of foundations WIP Panama and Dona Felicidad
Morgan & Morgan, August 2018
Panama

For the second consecutive year, Ms. Kharla Aizpurua Olmos, Senior Associate of Morgan & Morgan, has been appointed as member of the Board of Directors of Fundacion WIP Panama. She has also been designated as member of the Board of Directors of Fundacion Dona Felicidad...

Foreigners with nationalities that require an entry visa may enter Panama with visas from Korea, Japan or Singapore
Morgan & Morgan, August 2018
Panama

As of August 8th, 2018, foreigners of nationalities that require a visa to enter the Republic of Panama may enter with a Schengen Visa or current Residency from Korea, Japan or Singapore. Comments: By means of Executive Decree No...

Current WSG Member, COBALT, Expands Membership as the Exclusive Legal Member for Belarus
World Services Group, August 2018
United States of America

World Services Group (WSG) is pleased to announce that COBALT has expanded the global member network by adding Belarus as the exclusive legal services member for that region. COBALT is a closely integrated alliance of top-tier law offices across the Baltics and Belarus, comprising more than 180 lawyers...

NNDKP boosts its Employment Practice team with the addition of Gabriela Dinu as Managing Associate
Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen, August 2018
Romania

NNDKP announces the expansion of its Employment Practice with the addition of Gabriela Dinu as Managing Associate NNDKP is pleased to announce that Gabriela Dinu joined its Employment Practice as Managing Associate. With an extensive professional experience of over 15 years, Gabriela specializes in employment legislation and employment relations...

Beccar Varela strengthens its Compliance Department with new appointment.
Beccar Varela, August 2018
Argentina

Buenos Aires, August 9th, 2018. Beccar Varela has incorporated Dr. Virginia Frangella, specialist in ethics and compliance, risk management and internal controls...

In Memoriam: Andres G. Gatmaitan
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, August 2018
Philippines

SyCipLaw mourns the passing of Andres G. Gatmaitan, a name partner and a former managing partner of the firm. He died at the age of 78. Andy Gatmaitan obtained his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of the Philippines, where he distinguished himself as a scholar, campus journalist, and student leader. He was the editor-in-chief of the Philippine Collegian, the chairman of the U...

Carey advised The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) on the acquisition of a majority stake and control of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, Chile (BBVA Chile) for USD2.2 billion
Carey, August 2018
Chile

Carey advised The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) on the acquisition of a majority stake and control of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, Chile (BBVA Chile) for USD2.2 billion from Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.A., and on the mandatory tender offer process for up to 100% of the shares of BBVA Chile in connection thereto. Through this acquisition, BNS became the owner of approx. 68...

Transaction: ForFarmers and Tasomix
Wardynski & Partners, August 2018
Poland

Wardyński & Partners has advised ForFarmers in the acquisition of a majority stake in Tasomix companies and creation of a joint venture with the existing shareholders...

Transaction: HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA and Inter-Team sp. z o.o.
Wardynski & Partners, August 2018
Poland

Wardyński & Partners has advised HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA, in the process of divestment of its Danish and Polish wholesale companies. Transaction encompassed Danish FTZ Autodele & Verktoj A/S and Polish Inter-Team sp. z o.o. HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA, one of the world's leading automotive suppliers for lighting and electronics, sold them to the Swedish wholesaler, Mekonomen AB...

Shoosmiths advises holiday park developer Coppergreen on two major hotel and leisure sites
Shoosmiths LLP, August 2018
England

The corporate team from national law firm Shoosmiths has advised its client Coppergreen, a major UK holiday park developer, on the purchase of two new properties � an existing park in Lincolnshire and a brand-new development in Nottinghamshire...

A Busy Second Quarter for Dykema's M&A Practice
Dykema, July 2018
Michigan, United States of America

During the second quarter, Dykema closed nine transactions with an average deal size of $40,500,000, representing the buyer in six of these transactions and representing the seller in three of them. Two of these transactions were cross-border in nature. The industries involved included energy, automotive, retail, death care, dental service organizations, technology and insurance...

Morgan & Morgan advised Alta Cordillera in connection with a credit facility agreement
Morgan & Morgan, July 2018
Panama

Morgan & Morgan acted as special Panamanian counsel to Alta Cordillera, S.A., in connection with a credit facility granted by PDS Gaming-International, LLC, M&G Illiquid Credit Opportunities Fund Limited and M&G Illiquid Credit Opportunities Fund II Limited, as lenders, to Alta Cordillera and Codere Newco, S.A.U., as borrowers...

Morgan & Morgan recognized in Chambers Global Guide-2018
Morgan & Morgan, July 2018
Panama

Morgan & Morgan�s Panama office, and fifteen attorneys of the firm were recognized in the Chambers Global 2018, guide of the best lawyers and law firms across 190 jurisdictions in the world. The firm has been ranked in the first Bands within the areas of Corporate/Commercial, Banking & Finance, Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, Offshore, Shipping and Shipping Litigation...

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Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, July 2018
Ohio, United States of America

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WSG Member Firms Recognized at 2018 IFLR Americas Awards
World Services Group, July 2018
United States of America

The International Financial Law Review (IFLR) Awards celebrate legally innovative teams and deals across the globe...

Pellerano & Herrera Assisted Underwriters in Sovereign Bond Offering
Pellerano & Herrera, July 2018
Dominican Republic

Pellerano & Herrera acted as local counsel to J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, underwriter in a US$1.3 billion bond offering by Dominican State. The transaction was closed on July 12, 2018. The Dominican Republic intends to use the net proceeds from the sale of the bonds for general purposes of the government...

Sale of Leumi Card - July 2018
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co., July 2018
Israel

On July 28, 2018, Bank Leumi Le-Israel and the Azrieli Group signed an agreement with the Warburg Pincus private equity funds for the sale of Leumi Card, one of Israel’s principal credit card companies, for NIS 2.5 billion...

Dykema Wins Major Victory in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
Dykema, July 2018
California, United States of America

On behalf of its client, Kia Motors America, Dykema today won a major victory in the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, which granted Dykema's petition for en banc review of the court's three-judge panel decision throwing out a $210 million nationwide class-action settlement for certain vehicle owners...

Dan Webster to Receive San Antonio Bar Association's Joe Frazier Brown, Sr. Award of Excellence
Dykema, July 2018
Texas, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, is proud to announce that Dan Webster, senior counsel in the firm�s San Antonio office, was selected by the San Antonio Bar Association (SABA) as the 2018 recipient of its highest honor, the Joe Frazier Brown, Sr. Award of Excellence...

Hunton & Williams and Andrews Kurth Kenyon Vote to Combine Firms
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, July 2018
United States of America

Hunton & Williams LLP and Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP combined on April 2, 2018, to become Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP. Both firms’ partnerships voted overwhelmingly to approve the combination, which will create a 1,000-lawyer firm operating through 15 domestic and five international locations, making it one of the top 50 US legal practices by headcount and anticipated combined revenue...

Michael C. Toth Joins Dykema's Austin Office
Dykema, July 2018
Texas, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Michael C. Toth to its Commercial Litigation practice group as senior counsel in the firm�s Austin office. Toth joins Dykema after serving as Special Counsel to the First Assistant Attorney General in the Texas Office of Attorney General in Austin...

Morgan & Morgan advised Hidrotenencias, S.A., with respect to the sale of its hydroelectric generation business to EnfraGen Spain, S.A.
Morgan & Morgan, July 2018
Panama

Morgan & Morgan acted as Panamanian counsel to the shareholders of Hidrotenencias, S.A., a company that owns and operates three run-of-the-river hydropower plants located in the province of Chiriqui, in connection with the sale of their stake in the company to EnfranGen Spain, S.A...

Boardroom to join forces with Symphony House Subsidiaries, strengthening regional network as the largest share registry and corporate services provider in Malaysia
BoardRoom Limited, July 2018
Singapore

Boardroom Limited has entered into a conditional share sale agreement with Symphony House Sdn Bhd on 13 July 2018 for the proposed acquisition of (i) Symphony Corporatehouse Sdn Bhd, and its subsidiary Sky Corporate Services Sdn Bhd, (ii) Symphony Share Registrars Sdn Bhd, and (iii) Malaysian Issuing House Sdn Bhd Boardroom Limited, together with the Symphony House Subsidiaries, will command an

WSG Member Firms Recognized at 2018 IFLR Asia & Europe Awards
World Services Group, July 2018
United States of America

The International Financial Law Review (IFLR) Awards celebrate legal innovation and financial deals across the globe. The IFLR conducts an exhaustive review of hundreds of law firms working to identify and recognize those organizations providing exemplary service and counsel involving sophisticated international corporate and financial transactions...

DFDL Receives Another FT Innovative Lawyers Award in 2018
DFDL, July 2018
Cambodia

DFDL is tremendously proud to announce that we have won yet another FT Innovative Lawyers Award for Innovation in Accessing New Markets and Capital in the Asia-Pacific region. The award is a fantastic achievement for DFDL, and for our Bangladesh unit in particular, Dhaka-based Partner Shahwar Nizam led the team advising CIMB on the Evergreen IPO...

Nishant Choudhary Recently Quoted in Myanmar Times
DFDL, July 2018
Cambodia

Nishant Choudhary, DFDL Myanmar Deputy Managing Director was recently quoted in a Myanmar Times article on reforms taking place in the retail and wholesale sector. The ministry is now considering limiting the scope of foreign investors and/or JVs by imposing additional restrictions...

Guillaume Massin Recently Featured in an Interview by the Japanese magazine Cambodian Business Partners
DFDL, July 2018
Cambodia

Guillaume Massin, Managing Director of DFDL Cambodia, was recently featured in an interview by the Japanese magazine Cambodian Business Partners where he shares his experience of living and doing business in Cambodia...

Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners launches new Luxembourg Desk
Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners, July 2018
Italy

Rome, July 12, 2018 � International law firm Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners announces the launch of a new Luxembourg desk. The desk strengthens the firm�s already formidable capability to assist clients in their transactions involving Luxembourg...

Shoosmiths adds partner with extensive residential development and commercial property skills to growing team
Shoosmiths LLP, July 2018
England

National law firm Shoosmiths LLP has strengthened its real estate offering by appointing commercial property and residential development specialist, Paul Murray, as partner. Paul, who is based at the firm�s Reading office, has extensive experience in handling commercial property transactions, but for the last 16 years has specialised in acting for housebuilders and their funders...

Jason Grinnell Appointed to Executive Committee for the California Lawyers Association's Real Property Law Section
Dykema, July 2018
California, United States of America

Dykema is proud to announce that Jason Grinnell, Los Angeles-based senior counsel in Dykema's Real Estate practice group, was recently appointed to serve on the Executive Committee for the California Lawyers Association's (CLA) Real Property Law Section. The Section's Executive Committee is responsible for planning CLE programs and networking opportunities for its Members...

Premier Law Firm, BLP, Joins WSG as New Member for Costa Rica
World Services Group, July 2018
United States of America

World Services Group is pleased to announce that BLP, has joined the WSG network as the exclusive legal member for Costa Rica. Consistently ranked as one of the top law firms in Central America, BLP maintains focus on its law firm’s culture of client service, as well as work quality...

Dykema's Growing Dallas Office Adds Walter J. Dunn
Dykema, July 2018
Texas, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Walter J. Dunn to its Corporate Finance practice group as a member in the firm�s growing Dallas office, which has now added 14 attorneys in the past 13 months...

Asters defends interests of PrivatBank before the Supreme Court of Ukraine in disputes worth over UAH 5 billion
Asters, July 2018
Ukraine

Asters has successfully defended the interests of JSC CB PrivatBank, the largest bank in Ukraine by assets, before the Cassation Commercial Court within the Supreme Court of Ukraine in disputes with LLC Agroterminal Logistic and PJSC Pivdenmedbiosintez Design and Search Institute. The disputes concerned the demands of PrivatBank's property guarantors to terminate mortgage contracts worth UAH 5...

Shepherd and Wedderburn reports record revenue and profits on its 250th anniversary
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, July 2018
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn has reported record revenues and profits on the day it celebrates its 250th anniversary. The firm's revenues rose 6% to GBP53.5 million in its financial year to 30 April 2018, and profits before partner distributions increased 10% to GBP22 million over the same period...

Timothy Kelly Recognized in Minnesota Super Lawyers 2018
Dykema, July 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that Timothy D. Kelly, from the firm�s Minneapolis office, has been named 2018 Super Lawyers by Minnesota Super Lawyers Magazine. The Super Lawyers designation, conferred upon the most respected legal practitioners in the state, is based upon peer recognition and professional achievement...

Norwegian government finally presents white paper to the Parliament for implementing PSD2 into Norwegian law
Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS, July 2018
Norway

On 22 June, the Norwegian government presented to the parliament a proposal for implementation into Norwegian law of the public law provisions of the second payment services directive ((EU) 2015/2366 – PSD2).PSD2 came into force on 18 January this year...

Marty Dunn Among 2018’s Most Influential Black Lawyers
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, July 2018
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP is pleased to announce Savoy Magazine has recognized partner Marty Dunn in its summer issue, which features top attorneys from national law firms and Fortune 1000 corporate and general counsel...

Dinsmore Enhances Parental Leave Policy
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, July 2018
United States of America

Dinsmore and Shohl LLP has increased its paid leave offerings for attorneys who are new parents, underscoring a core commitment to work-life balance. In a benefits expansion that significantly exceeds industry averages, the firm offers birth mothers up to 18 weeks in paid leave, while non-birth and adoptive parents are eligible for up to eight weeks...

Five Dykema Attorneys Honored on Crain's Chicago's Notable Women Lawyers 2018 List: Firm Represented by Maximum Amount of Honorees Possible
Dykema, July 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema is extremely proud to announce that five of the Firm�s Chicago-based attorneys, Elizabeth Darke, Cinthia Motley, Cynde Munzer, Diana Tsai and Rosa Tumial�n, were recognized on the Crain�s Chicago Business special report, �Chicago�s Notable Women Lawyers 2018.� Dykema�s five attorneys represent 3 percent of the entire list, the maximum amount possible for one firm...

2018 ALB Law Awards: Malaysia, China, SE Asia, Japan
World Services Group, July 2018
United States of America

World Services Group is proud to announce the recent member firm award winners and finalists recognized by the Asian Legal Business 2018 Law Awards from the regions of Malaysia, China, South East Asia and Japan...

Dinsmore Ranked Top 100 in NLJ 500
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, June 2018
United States of America

The National Law Journal recently ranked Dinsmore & Shohl LLP as the 82nd largest law firm in the nation in its annual survey, the NLJ 500.  Dinsmore also ranked 70th out of the 350 firms eligible on the Women’s Scorecard...

Dinsmore Continues Chicago Office Growth
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, June 2018
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has continued the pattern of rapid growth in its Chicago office, adding associates  Luke S. Curran and Sara Suleiman to the firm’s IP trademark practice group. Curran and Suleiman are the fifth and sixth attorneys to join Dinsmore’s Chicago office in the last two months...

Young-Eun Park Joins Dinsmore’s Louisville Office
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, June 2018
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has added Young-Eun Park as an associate to the firm’s Louisville office. Park will practice out of the commercial litigation practice group. Park joins Dinsmore from Bingham Greenebaum Doll, where she focused her practice on business, employment, tort, bankruptcy, immigration, and estate disputes...

 

 


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