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Deacons recognised in Lexology Client Choice Awards 2021
Deacons, October 2021
Hong Kong, China

<p>We are proud to share that our Construction practice Partner Joseph Chung has been named by Lexology as the exclusive Client Choice Awards winner in Hong Kong’s construction category for 2021.</p> <p>The Client Choice Awards single out law firms and partners around the world that stand apart for the excellent client service and quality they provide...

Stephanie Gaston Interviewed by Fox 26 Houston on State and Federal Vaccine Mandate Rules
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, October 2021
Alabama, United States of America

[!Bradley attorney Stephanie Gaston was interviewed by Fox 26 Houston on Texas businesses caught between state and federal vaccine mandate rules. “This is confusing for employers, and I might add, it’s frustrating...

Tom Trent Recognized with Client Choice Award and Named to ACMA Board
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, October 2021
Alabama, United States of America

[!Bradley is pleased to announce that Tom Trent, a partner in the firm’s Nashville office, has been recognized for the second consecutive year with a 2021 Client Choice Award presented by Lexology. Mr...

Robert Maddox Elected as Governing Committee Member of CCFL
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, October 2021
Alabama, United States of America

[!Bradley is pleased to announce that Robert Maddox, a partner in the firm’s Birmingham office, has been elected as a member of the Governing Committee of the Conference on Consumer Finance Law (CCFL)...

Alé Dalton Quoted in McKnight’s Business Daily Discussing Senior Living Virtual Assistant Policies
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, October 2021
Alabama, United States of America

[!Bradley attorney Alé Dalton was quoted in McKnight’s Business Daily discussing the challenges senior living and care operators are facing developing policies for virtual assistants that are consistent with federal and

Bradley Names Yvonne Sexton as Chief Information Officer
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, October 2021
Alabama, United States of America

[!Bradley is pleased to announce that Yvonne Sexton has joined the firm as its new chief information officer...

Dykema Wins New Sentencing and Parole for Michigan Juvenile Lifer
Dykema, October 2021
Illinois, United States of America

Sentenced to life without the possibility of parole as an adolescent, Victor Lee Polk has been released from prison today after a decades-long fight for review of his case...

Hanson Bridgett Receives National Diversity Award
Hanson Bridgett LLP, October 2021
California, United States of America

October 12, 2021 (San Francisco, CA) – Hanson Bridgett LLP, an AmLaw 200 law firm for all of California, has been selected as Minority Corporate Counsel Association's (MCCA) 2021 George B. Vashon Award (Vashon Award) winner...

Dinsmore Attorneys Named 2021 Massachusetts Super Lawyers
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, October 2021
Kentucky, United States of America

Three attorneys from the Boston office of Dinsmore & Shohl LLP have been named to the Massachusetts Super Lawyers and Rising Stars list for 2021. Attorneys selected for Super Lawyers have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement...

Shoosmiths continues Belfast growth strategy with corporate hire
Shoosmiths LLP, October 2021
England

Leading UK law firm Shoosmiths continues its ambitious growth plans in Northern Ireland, appointing corporate lawyer Andrew Jennings as partner.Andrew is dual qualified in Northern Ireland and England and Wales, with a strong reputation for venture capital and private equity work...

Technology sector offers economic and employment opportunity for Bermuda
Carey Olsen, October 2021
Bermuda

Steven, who is chairing a virtual breakout session, 'Living, Employed and Deployed in Tech Central', at this week's

Energy Transition Zone Appointed as Legal Adviser to Energy Transition Zone
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, October 2021
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn has been appointed by Energy Transition Zone (ETZ Ltd) to support its plans to reposition the north east of Scotland as a globally recognised integrated energy cluster, creating sustainable jobs while playing a crucial role in meeting the net zero ambitions set out by local, Scottish and UK governments...

Expo Real in Munich: Heuking on Site with Some 30 experts
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, October 2021
Germany

From October 11 to 13, 2021, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek will be exhibiting at Expo Real in Munich, the international trade show for real estate and investments...

JP¦Politikens Hus Group Acquires a Majority Stake in Frommes Versicherungsmonitor
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, October 2021
Germany

JP│Politikens Hus Group acquires a majority stake in Frommes Versicherungsmonitor With a team led by Dr. Martin Imhof and Dr...

Deacons recognised in MIP IP STARS 2021
Deacons, October 2021
Hong Kong, China

We are pleased to announce that for the second consecutive year, our Intellectual Property Senior Associates Barbie Ho and Tracy Li have been named “Rising Stars” in Hong Kong SAR by Managing IP IP STARS 2021. The distinction recognises the best up-and-coming intellectual property practitioners in private practice who contributed to the success of their firms and clients...

Hanson Bridgett's CDEIO Selected as One of the Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business
Hanson Bridgett LLP, October 2021
California, United States of America

October 8, 2021 (San Francisco, CA) – Hanson Bridgett LLP, an AmLaw 200 law firm for all of California, is pleased to announce that Jennifer Martinez, the firm's first Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer, has been selected by the San Francisco Business Times as one

Kainga Ora partners with leading banks for new shared ownership scheme for first home buyers
MinterEllisonRuddWatts, October 2021
New Zealand

With the support of two leading banks, Kāinga Ora has announced a new path to homeownership in New Zealand via a shared ownership scheme. As the country’s house prices continue to skyrocket, and homeownership for many is pushed further out of reach, the new shared ownership scheme has been designed to help lower income families into homes where they cannot save a deposit...

Mary Catherine Tuckwiller Brings West Virginia Education Policy Experience to Dinsmore
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, October 2021
Kentucky, United States of America

After seven years of dedicated service to the West Virginia Board of Education and West Virginia Department of Education, Mary Catherine “MC” Tuckwiller has rejoined Dinsmore’s education law group in Lewisburg, WV...

Shoosmiths advises on French Connection takeover bid
Shoosmiths LLP, October 2021
England

Leading UK law firm Shoosmiths has advised MIP Holdings on a £29 million recommended offer for French Connection Group PLC, in a major milestone deal set to take the fashion retailer private.The Shoosmiths’ team was led by partner Richard Millington working alongside fellow corporate partner Andrew Millar and banking partner Tim McNamara...

Costa Rica: The involvement of special agents in the Development Banking System (SBD)
Consortium Legal - El Salvador, October 2021
El Salvador

The Development Banking System (SBD) was created in 2008 by Law N ° 8634, reformed in 2014 by Law N ° 9274...

Guatemala: Reforms to the Free Zone Law
Consortium Legal - El Salvador, October 2021
El Salvador

On May 12, 2021, the Congress of the Republic approved 3 amendments to Decree 65-89 regulating the Law of Free Zones in Guatemala through Decree 6-21. In accordance with this amendment, the following was modified in bold type: 1...

Consortium Legal – Guatemala appoints new partner in the Corporate Law practice area
Consortium Legal - El Salvador, October 2021
El Salvador

Consortium Legal – Guatemala, as part of the growth and development it has in each of its areas of practice, announces the appointment of Ms. Ana Sofia Escribá Barnoya, as a partner in the Corporate Law practice area. Sofía has more than 12 years of experience in corporate law, specializing in mergers and acquisitions...

Carey Olsen shortlisted for Association of Real Estate Funds Awards
Carey Olsen, October 2021
Bermuda

The awards, which are now in their tenth year, recognise achievement and contribution within the real estate funds industry...

Guernsey Open and Local Markets on course for record amount of yearly activity
Carey Olsen, October 2021
Bermuda

For the nine months to the end of September 2021, the 91 Open Market transactions recorded in the f

Buchalter’s Dylan Wiseman Named Among California’s 2021 Top Trade Secrets Lawyers by the Daily Journal
Buchalter, October 2021
California, United States of America

Buchalter is pleased to announce Shareholder Dylan W. Wiseman has been named among California’s 2021 Top Trade Secrets Lawyers by the Daily Journal. For twenty-six years, Dylan W...

Daniel Ray Selected for Inaugural Class of San Antonio Notley Fellows
Dykema, October 2021
Illinois, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that Daniel Ray, San Antonio-based attorney in the firm’s Commercial Litigation practice group, was selected for the Inaugural Class of San Antonio Notley Fellows for a two-year program. The Notley Fellowship convenes rising leaders across industries in programming and projects dedicated to social impact...

San Antonio Business Journal to Honor Pat Ryan with 2021 Veterans in Business Award for Pro Bono Work Supporting Veterans and Active-Duty Military
Dykema, October 2021
Illinois, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, is proud to announce that J. Patrick (“Pat”) Ryan, a member in the firm’s business services department, will receive a 2021 Veterans in Business award from the San Antonio Business Journal...

Shoosmiths Lender Review: a smarter way to recover the cost of bad professional advice
Shoosmiths LLP, October 2021
England

Businesses seeking professional advice understandably expect it to be correct. When the advice given is wrong, the resulting financial fallout can be extremely serious...

Rectification of defects in the arbitration clause and leaving the lawsuit without consideration, in the interest of Sklostroj Turnov CZ, s.r.o.
ALRUD Law Firm, October 2021
Russia

ALRUD’s lawyers successfully represented a longstanding Czech client: the glass equipment manufacturer Sklostroj Turnov CZ, s.r.o., in a dispute amounting up to 43 million euros, under a complex supply contract, in the Russian Arbitrazh Court...

ALRUD advised a global provider of engineering and construction solutions to the energy industry in the investigation into the top management of the Russian department of the company
ALRUD Law Firm, October 2021
Russia

ALRUD Law Firm, participating as the part of the international team of lawyers and investigation experts, provided support to the Client, a global provider of engineering and construction solutions to the energy industry, in a major anticorruption investigation into its top managers of its Russian operation...

ALRUD advised one of the biggest global online retail platforms, for the sale of health supplements and food additives, in the matter of blockage of the Client’s mobile app and website
ALRUD Law Firm, October 2021
Russia

Our Client faced blockage of its app, due to the distribution of unregistered dietary supplements. ALRUD was engaged for the matter following the coming into force of the court judgment, on the blocking of the mobile app...

Buchalter Represents Abington Emerson Investments in Several Significant Real Estate Transactions
Buchalter, October 2021
California, United States of America

October 05, 2021. Buchalter is pleased to announce that it recently provided counsel on a number of high-profile real estate transactions for client Abington Emerson Investments, LLC (“AEI”). The transactions were located throughout Southern California where Buchalter has established a significant presence in the booming real estate market...

Savills Relocates Bradley Dallas Office to Fountain Place
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, October 2021
Alabama, United States of America

[!Global real estate advisory firm Savills executed a long-term lease transaction on behalf of law firm Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP. Bradley expanded and relocated from the Renaissance Tower to a 32,928-square-foot space at Fountain Place located at 1445 Ross Avenue in Dallas, Texas...

Morgan & Morgan Legal advised Seven Seas Water and a group of its subsidiaries, in a US$205 million financing, which would be used to refinance a US$163 credit facility obtained by the company.
Morgan & Morgan, October 2021
Panama

Morgan & Morgan Legal represented Seven Seas Water (“Seven Seas”) and a group of its subsidiaries, in a US$203,000,000.00 financing with Deutsche Bank AG and Investec Bank, PLC, as lenders, which would be used to refinance a credit facility obtained by Seven Seas in June 2020, for US$163,000,000.00...

Charles A. “Chuck” Stewart III Inducted as Fellow of American College of Trial Lawyers
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, October 2021
Alabama, United States of America

[!Bradley is pleased to announce that Charles A. “Chuck” Stewart III has been inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. The induction ceremony was held at the Annual Meeting of the College in Chicago...

Dykema Earns Two Legal Marketing Association Southwest Your Honor Awards
Dykema, October 2021
Illinois, United States of America

Dykema is proud to announce that the Legal Marketing Association (LMA) has once again recognized the firm’s Business Development and Marketing Department in multiple categories during the LMA Southwest Region’s 2021 Your Honor Awards. Winners were announced during a live virtual presentation...

ALRUD Experts Have Formed a Compliance System for a Russian Charity Foundation
ALRUD Law Firm, October 2021
Russia

Over a period of several years, ALRUD has participated in an integrated project on forming a comprehensive compliance system for the largest Russian private charity foundation, from a Code of Business Conduct to instructions on working with certain documents...

ALRUD’s team advised MasterCard on the launch of new products in the Russian market
ALRUD Law Firm, October 2021
Russia

For many years, ALRUD’s tax specialists have been advising Mastercard Europe SA and its Russian subsidiaries of the international financial corporation MasterCard on Russian tax and currency regulation...

ALRUD's Tax Practice advised NHL Enterprises, Inc., as part of conclusion of an agreement with Yandex, for the broadcast of NHL matches.
ALRUD Law Firm, October 2021
Russia

Specialists of ALRUD Tax Practice advised NHL Enterprises, Inc., which represents one of the first and most-prestigious professional hockey leagues in the world – NHL, in the course of coordinating an agreement with the Russian media giant, Yandex, to broadcast three seasons of NHL games...

DFDL Lao PDR and Myanmar Both Named ‘Firm of the Year 2021’ by Asialaw
DFDL, October 2021
Cambodia

DFDL is pleased to announce that our offices in the Lao PDR and Myanmar have both been named ‘Firm of Year 2021’ by Asialaw...

Jason Mehta Quoted in Health Care Compliance Association Newsletter on a Medicare Compliance Case
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, October 2021
Alabama, United States of America

[!Bradley partner Jason Mehta was quoted in a Health Care Compliance Association newsletter discussing false claims allegations in a recently settled matter. In the case, the U.S...

Mike Gordon Quoted in Bloomberg Law After Senate Confirms Chopra as CFPB Director
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, October 2021
Alabama, United States of America

[!Bradley partner Mike Gordon was quoted in Bloomberg Law discussing the U.S. Senate’s recent confirmation of Rohit Chopra as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Chopra, an agency veteran and former FTC official, has a reputation as an aggressive regulator...

Shepherd and Wedderburn invests in new Aberdeen office as part of three-year strategic growth plan
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, October 2021
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn is continuing its investment in Aberdeen by moving into flexible Grade A office accommodation, which offers capacity to double the firm’s headcount in the city as it anticipates sustained growth in the region...

Shepherd and Wedderburn advised Morton Club Together in its acquisition of a majority shareholding stake in Greenock Morton Football Club Limited
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, October 2021
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn has supported Morton Club Together in its acquisition of a majority shareholding stake in Greenock Morton Football Club Limited, meaning the football club is now entirely owned by its fans. Morton Club Together is a community-owned, volunteer-run organisation that aims to ensure Greenock Morton football club is run in a sustainable way...

SyCipLaw's M&A, Tax Department Heads Discuss Investing in the Philippines in a Podcast Series
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, October 2021
Philippines

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan (SyCipLaw) partners -- Rocky Alejandro L. Reyes and Carina C. Laforteza -- are resource speakers in four episodes of the podcast series “In the Heart of the Matter - A Podcast on Legal Developments from Around the World”, by Conventus Law. They discussed key legal developments on investing in the Philippines...

Shoosmiths’ Legal Technology Team of the Year win shows ‘pioneering and ambitious’ spirit
Shoosmiths LLP, October 2021
England

Leading UK law firm Shoosmiths has scooped Legal Technology Team of the Year at the Legal Business Awards at The Grosvenor, London on 30 September.Feedback from independent judges said the firm had won because of successfully “combining a number of tools into its New How initiative”...

Sberbank and AFK Sistema have acquired Nearmedic Group of Companies
ALRUD Law Firm, September 2021
Russia

ALRUD Law Firm acted as a legal counsel of Sberbank in relation to the acquisition of 50% of shares minus 1 share in JSC New Investment Holding, from AFK Sistema. This is a joint venture established to acquire

Charles Amar Discusses Hazardous Construction Materials in Cambodia
DFDL, September 2021
Cambodia

On 27 September 2021, Charles Amar (DFDL Cambodia Head of Real Estate and Construction Practice) participated in EuroCham Cambodia’s Real Estate September final session on “The Impacts of Hazardous Construction Materials” in association with Union A

Dick Sayles Recognized as a “Top 100 Trial Lawyer” by Benchmark Litigation
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, September 2021
Alabama, United States of America

[!Bradley is pleased to announce that Richard A. Sayles, managing partner of the firm’s Dallas office, was recognized by Benchmark Litigation as among the “Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America” in the publication’s 2022 edition...

Blue-chip law network DNA expands with the addition of Martinez Vergara Gonzalez & Serrano (MVGS)
Shearn Delamore & Co., September 2021
Malaysia

Drew Network Asia (DNA), a network of premium legal firms, expanded on 1 October 2021 with the addition of prominent Philippine law firm Martinez Vergara Gonzalez & Serrano (MVGS). Formed in March 2020, DNA is an alliance of some of the most influential and well-established South East Asian law firms, namely Shearn Delamore & Co...

 

 


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