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Makarim & Taira S. Wins In-House Community Firm of the Year Award 2018
Makarim & Taira S., December 2018
Indonesia

The Asian-mena Counsel has just announced the In-House Community Firms of the Year 2018, and we are proud to have been recognized as Firm of the Year for our Restructuring and Insolvency practice. We have also been given an Honourable Mention recognition for International Arbitration...

Chambers Global Practice Guides: Public Procurement and Government Contracts
Makarim & Taira S., December 2018
Indonesia

Our Partners Lia Alizia and Heru Mardijarto wrote the Indonesia chapter in the Chambers Global Practice Guides: Public Procurement and Government Contracts 2019. http://www.makarim.com/uploads/131515_INDONESIA%20-%20Public%20Procurement%20&%20Government%20Contracts...

Deutsche Raiffeisen-Warenzentrale sells JOY sportswear with Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, December 2018
Germany

A team led by Munich-based partners Dr. Helge-Torsten Wöhlert and Dr. Markus Rabe advised Deutsche Raiffeisen-Warenzentrale GmbH (DRWZ) on the sale of sports and leisurewear manufacturer JOY sportswear GmbH. The buyer is Bremen-headquartered C. Melchers GmbH & Co. KG, which operates more than 50 subsidiaries in 23 countries...

Makarim & Taira S. Discusses Corporate Criminal Liability with ALSA UNPAD Students
Makarim & Taira S., December 2018
Indonesia

Last 1 December 2018, our associates Hendrik Alfian Pasaribu and Arsa Mufti Yogyandi were invited as speakers by the law students of Universitas Padjajaran (UNPAD), who are also members of the Asian Law Students’ Association (ALSA)...

Morgan & Morgan Advised The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. in the Negotiation of a Security Purchase Agreement with McDermott International, Inc.
Morgan & Morgan, December 2018
Panama

Panama, December 7, 2018. Morgan & Morgan represented certain investment funds managed by the Merchant Banking Division of The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (“Goldman Sachs”) in the negotiation of a Security Purchase Agreement pursuant to which Goldman Sachs acquired for US$300 Million, 12% Redeemable Preferred Stock of McDermott International, Inc...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Partner named Future Leader by Who’s Who Legal for Second Year Running
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, December 2018
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn Partner Claire Stockford has been named as a future leader of the arbitration profession for the second consecutive year by the international research organisation Who’s Who Legal. The prestigious Future Leaders 2019 Guide for Arbitration identifies pre-eminent lawyers aged 45 or under who are regarded as the rising stars of the profession...

Ellex Valiunas: A New Partner and a New Team of Leaders
Ellex Valiunas, December 2018
Lithuania

A new partner Ieva Dosinaitė is joining the firm as of 10 December 2018. Ieva Dosinaitė, who is commended for excellent negotiation and analytical skills in financial transactions, acted as a trusted legal advisor for many international financial institutions, next-generation financial institutions, banks and Lithuania's largest business groups...

Maria Sagrado and Frederick Simanjuntak Speak at the APLMA Indonesia Loan Market Conference
Makarim & Taira S., December 2018
Indonesia

Held last 29 November 2018 at the Fairmont Jakarta Hotel, our Partners Maria Sagrado and Frederick Simanjuntak were invited to speak in the Indonesia Loan Market Conference organized by Asia Pacific Loan Market Association (APLMA)...

Ellex Wins Prestigious Mergermarket M&A Award for the Baltics
Ellex Valiunas, December 2018
Lithuania

Ellex was awarded Baltic M&A Legal Adviser of the Year at Mergermarket’s prestigious European M&A Awards 2018 ceremony in London on Thursday, 6 December. Our Corporate/M&A partners Sven Papp, Raimonds Slaidins and Paulius Gruodis accepted the award on Ellex´s behalf at the ceremony. The award is Ellex’s fourth notable recognition received in 2018...

Renewable Incentives in Serbia Remain Unchanged in 2019
Karanovic & Nikolic, December 2018
Serbia

The Government of the Republic of Serbia extended the validity of the Decree on Incentive Measures for the Production of Electric Energy from Renewable Energy Sources and High-efficiency Cogeneration of Electric Energy and Thermal Energy (Decree) until the end of 2019. It was initially valid until the end of 2018...

Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt Joins WSG as New Exclusive Member for Oregon, Washington and Alaska
World Services Group, December 2018
United States of America

World Services Group continues to expand its North American network with the addition of Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt, one of the largest law firms in the Pacific Northwest with offices in Oregon, Washington, California and Alaska...

Awards Season
Carey, December 2018
Chile

This was a very good month for our firm. Our Senior Partner, Jorge Carey, was elected for the fourth consecutive year, as the most influential lawyer in Chile, based on a survey of 400 national leaders that was conducted by La Tercera newspaper and CADEM, a prestigious Chilean pollster company...

Makarim & Taira S. Ranked in Chambers Asia Pacific 2019
Makarim & Taira S., December 2018
Indonesia

Makarim & Taira S. is proud to have been included once again in the Chambers Asia Pacific 2019 Guide for the following practice areas: Banking & Finance, Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution, Employment, Projects & Energy, and Real Estate. A big congratulations as well to our Partners who made it to the Leading Individuals list: Lia Alizia, Rahayu Ningsih Hoed, and Vincent Ariesta Lie...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Advises PREMIUM Equity Partners on Sale of Antennentechnik ABB Bad Blankenburg to Huizhou Desay SV Automotive
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, December 2018
Germany

Funds advised by PREMIUM Equity Partners sold 100 percent of the shares in ANTEBB Holding GmbH, the sole shareholder of Antennentechnik ABB Bad Blankenburg GmbH, to Huizhou Desay SV Automotive Co., Ltd. Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised PREMIUM Equity Partners GmbH on the sale with a team led by Hamburg-based Partner Dr. Stefan Duhnkrack...

Seven Internal Partner Appointments at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, December 2018
Germany

Effective January 1, 2019, two female and five male Salaried Partners of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek will be admitted in the equity partnership. Astrid Reich (Berlin) is a lawyer, Certified Specialist Lawyer in Employment Law, and a member of the Employment Law Practice Group...

Dykema and Loss, Judge & Ward Announce Combination
Dykema, December 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, and Loss, Judge & Ward, LLP, a Chambers-ranked Washington, D.C., firm, today announced their strategic combination. The combination takes effect on January 1, 2019, and will double each firm’s Washington, D.C., presence...

Heidi Naasko Named Pro Bono Attorney of the Year by United Community Housing Coalition
Dykema, December 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, is proud to announce that its National Pro Bono and Diversity Counsel, Heidi A. Naasko, was selected to receive the 2018 Pro Bono Attorney of the Year Award by the United Community Housing Coalition (UCHC). She was recognized at the UCHC annual meeting in November...

Former Japanese Financial Regulatory Chief Nobuchika Mori Joins Atsumi & Sakai as an Adviser
Atsumi & Sakai, December 2018
Japan

Atsumi & Sakai, the member firm for Japan, welcomes Mr. Nobuchika Mori, former Commissioner of the Financial Services Agency of Japan (the “JFSA”), as an adviser to the Firm. Mr...

Iron County Attorney Scott F. Garrett Joining Durham Jones & Pinegar in January
Durham Jones & Pinegar, November 2018
Utah, United States of America

Durham Jones & Pinegar is pleased to announce that Scott F. Garrett will be joining the firm’s St. George office in January 2019 upon completion of his current term as Iron County Attorney. “We are excited to have Scott Garrett join the DJP team in St. George,” said Rick Guerisoli, Managing shareholder of the firm’s St. George office...

Dr. Søren Pietzcker Elected Member of GALA’s Executive Committee
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, November 2018
Germany

Hamburg-based Partner Dr. Søren Pietzcker has been elected member of the Executive Committee of the Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA). As of 2019, he will hold the office of President EMEA and will be responsible for supporting the members in the EMEA region (Europe - Middle East - Africa)...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Advises Shareholders of Digital Specialist Diconium on Sale of 49 Percent Stake to Volkswagen
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, November 2018
Germany

A team comprised of members of several offices led by Stuttgart-based Partner Dr. Peter Ladwig comprehensively advised diconium group GmbH and its managing shareholders on the sale of a 49% stake in diconium digital GmbH to Volkswagen AG and accompanied the transaction. The relevant agreements were signed on November 21, 2018. The sale is subject to approval by the antitrust authorities...

Karanovic & Partners Joins Lus Laboris
Karanovic & Nikolic, November 2018
Serbia

We are proud to announce that Karanovic & Partners has joined Ius Laboris, the world's premier global network of human resources law firms. The Employment practice of Karanovic & Partners in Serbia joined this prestigious organisation to reinforce its international HR advisory services for domestic and international companies...

Karanovic & Partners: The 13th Traditional Conference on Competition Law and Data Protection
Karanovic & Nikolic, November 2018
Serbia

Karanovic & Partners, together with the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom, held the Competition and Data Protection conference at the Hilton Belgrade hotel...

Shoosmiths Accelerates Growth with Senior Appointment
Shoosmiths LLP, November 2018
England

National law firm Shoosmiths has appointed Gemma Napper, head of legal UK & Sweden at Opel Vauxhall Finance, to partner in its national financial services team. This strategic appointment will bolster Shoosmiths’ market-leading financial services capability, further building on the firm’s national growth ambition in this area...

2018 ALB Law Awards: Hong Kong, Korea and the Philippines
World Services Group, November 2018
Texas, 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 Hong Kong, Korea, and the Philippines...

Triton Acquires NORRES Group Assisted by Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, November 2018
Germany

Triton Smaller Mid-Cap Fund (TSM), a fund focusing on medium-sized companies advised by Triton, acquired a majority stake in NORRES Group. With a team led by Dr. Pär Johansson, Partner at the firm’s Cologne office, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised Triton on the legal aspects of the acquisition. The partnership aims at promoting NORRES Group’s expansion strategy...

Pellerano & Herrera Lawyers are Recognized in Revista Mercado’s 40 Under 40 Ranking
Pellerano & Herrera, November 2018
Dominican Republic

Carolina León and Alessandra Di Carlo, senior lawyers of Pellerano & Herrera were selected in Revista Mercado’s 40 Under 40 Ranking. Carolina was selected among the top business talents under 40 years and Alessandra was recognized among the "Supers to Watch"...

Lance Boldrey Earns Pioneer Award From State Bar of Michigan Marijuana Law Section
Dykema, November 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema is proud to announce that Lance Boldrey, Lansing-based leader of Dykema’s Cannabis Law practice and member of the firm’s Government Policy practice, was presented with the Pioneer Award by the Marijuana Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan...

Richard Cheng Named a Cannabis Law Leader
Dykema, November 2018
Texas, United States of America

Dykema is proud to announce that Richard Y. Cheng, Dallas-based member of Dykema's Cannabis Law Practice Group and the firm’s Health Care Practice Group, was included in DataBird Research Journal’s list of 250 Cannabis Law Leaders. For more information about the publication, please click here...

Beccar Varela and PAGBA in Tarjeta Naranja Issuance.
Beccar Varela, November 2018
Argentina

Buenos Aires, 20 November 2018. Beccar Varela advised Tarjeta Naranja S.A. and Banco de Galicia y Buenos Aires S.A.U. in Tarjeta Naranja’s Class XLI notes issuance, carried out in two series under the company’s global program for the issuance of short, medium and long-term notes for a maximum nominal value of up to US$1,000 million (or its equivalent in other currencies)...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Expands Management
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, November 2018
Germany

The law firm of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek elected a new management board at its general partners’ meeting on November 17. In addition to various committees, an election for the management team is also held every three years. The current management board, which has been leading the firm for six years now, and in a slightly changed constellation for nine years, has been expanded by two partners...

Cinthia Motley and Rosa Tumialán Honored in Crain’s 2018 Chicago’s Notable Minority Lawyers List
Dykema, November 2018
Illinois, United States of America

Dykema is proud to announce that Chicago-based Members Cinthia Granados Motley and Rosa M. Tumialán were recognized on the Crain’s Chicago Business special report, “2018 Chicago’s Notable Minority Lawyers.” According to Crain’s, the list celebrates “58 men and women who are leading the legal profession, in Illinois and beyond...

Morgan & Morgan is Internationally Recognized for its Community Legal Assistance Program
Morgan & Morgan, November 2018
Panama

Panama, November 14, 2018. We are proud to announce that Morgan & Morgan, through the work carried out by its Community Legal Assistance Program, received the international recognition “Regional Best Practices Award for Sustainable Development in Latin America and the Caribbean” for the work the organization has been doing on the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) # 5: Gender Equality...

Dykema's M&A Deal Momentum Continues in the Third Quarter
Dykema, November 2018
Michigan, United States of America

In the third quarter, Dykema closed eight transactions, totaling $145 million in deal volume. Year-to-date, that puts us at 31 closed deals for more than $805 million in deal volume. The fourth quarter is normally our strongest quarter for deal closings, so we expect this momentum to continue...

Springboard Advise on Sale of Geerings Digital to Automated Systems Group
Springboard Corporate Finance, November 2018
England

Geerings Digital (“Geerings”), a leading player in the managed print services industry, has been sold by Springboard Corporate Finance to Cambridge based Automotive Systems Limited (“ASL”) for an undisclosed sum. Geerings, which is based in Ashford, Kent, supplies and services print management solutions to commercial and education sectors across Kent, Essex, London, Sussex and Surrey...

Fredrikson & Byron is the First Private Law Firm to Receive the Sam Dalton Capital Defense Advocacy Award
Fredrikson & Byron, P.A., November 2018
Minnesota, United States of America

Fredrikson & Byron has been recognized by the Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (LACDL) as a recipient of the 2018 Sam Dalton Capital Defense Advocacy Award for the firm’s pro bono work relating to four death penalty cases in Louisiana. Fredrikson & Byron is the first private law firm to receive this award. Honorees will be recognized at the Justice Albert Tate, Jr...

Robert A. Boonin Chosen for Board of Editors of Bloomberg BNA Treatise “The Fair Labor Standards Act”
Dykema, November 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today Detroit- and Ann Arbor-based member in the firm’s Labor & Employment Practice Group, was selected to serve on the Board of Editors for the Bloomberg BNA treatise “The Fair Labor Standards Act...

Makarim & Taira S. Receives Top Tier Ranking in IFLR1000 2019 Edition
Makarim & Taira S., November 2018
Indonesia

The IFLR1000 has released its 2019 rankings and Makarim & Taira S. has been recognized once again as a Top Tier firm...

FUNKE MEDIENGRUPPE and SIGNA Holding Establish Partnership for Stake in “Krone” and “Kurier” Newspapers
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, November 2018
Germany

FUNKE MEDIENGRUPPE and SIGNA Holding agreed on a partnership: SIGNA will take over a 49% stake in WAZ Ausland Holding GmbH from FUNKE MEDIENGRUPPE, which in turn holds shares in the “Kronen Zeitung” and “Kurier” newspapers. For the first time, SIGNA is therefore investing not only in real estate and retailing, but also in the media sector...

Arlene Switzer Steinfield Recognized in The Dallas 500 for Third Consecutive Year
Dykema, November 2018
Texas, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced that Arlene Switzer Steinfield, Dallas-based Senior Counsel in the firm’s Labor and Employment Practice, was recognized in the D CEO special edition publication The Dallas 500 for the third consecutive year. The Dallas 500 is a special print edition of D CEO that celebrates the most influential and powerful business leaders in North Texas...

Arlene Switzer Steinfield Elected as Treasurer of The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers
Dykema, November 2018
Texas, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced that Arlene Switzer Steinfield, Dallas-based Senior Counsel in the firm’s Labor and Employment Practice, was recently elected to serve as the Treasurer of The College of Labor & Employment Lawyers. Her term will commence January 1, 2019. The appointment puts Steinfield in line to become President of the College in 2022...

Beccar Varela Advises FCA Compañía Financiera in Class XVI Notes Issuance.
Beccar Varela, November 2018
Argentina

Buenos Aires, 13 November 2018. Beccar Varela advised FCA Compañía Financiera S.A. on its Class XVI notes issuance, carried out under the company’s Global Program for the issuance of short, medium and long-term notes, for a maximum amount of up to US$200 million...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Advises Kolle Rebbe Shareholders on Sale to Accenture Interactive
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, November 2018
Germany

Consulting firm Accenture has reached an agreement with the shareholders of Kolle Rebbe to take over their advertising agency. A team led by Dr. Peter Christian Schmidt, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Hamburg office, advised the Kolle Rebbe shareholders on the sale...

Warburg-HIH Invest Acquires Freight Halls in Altona from Aurelis with Assistance from Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, November 2018
Germany

Warburg-HIH Invest Real Estate (Warburg-HIH Invest) acquired the “Güterhallen” freight halls in Altona from Aurelis Real Estate. A team led by Dr. Sönke Görgens, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Hamburg office, advised the investment manager on the acquisition...

Dykema’s Steven C. Liedel Will Serve as General Counsel to Michigan Governor-elect Whitmer’s Transition Team
Dykema, November 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, is proud to announce that Steven C. Liedel, Managing Member of the firm’s Lansing office and Member of its Government Policy & Practice group, will serve as general counsel to Michigan Governor-elect Gretchen Whitmer’s transition team...

Rasul M. Raheem Joins Dykema’s Detroit Office
Dykema, November 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Rasul M. Raheem to its Financial Services Litigation Practice Group as a Senior Counsel in the firm’s Detroit office...

Makarim & Taira S. Recognized as Trusted Partner by British School Jakarta
Makarim & Taira S., November 2018
Indonesia

On 8 November 2018, the British School Jakarta (BSJ) held its Trusted Partner Awards 2018. This is an event aimed to recognize the valuable contribution of organizations that contributed to the continued success of the school. Makarim & Taira S...

Alexandra Gerungan Speaks at the 7th Annual International Arbitration, Regulatory & Competition Law Summit
Makarim & Taira S., November 2018
Indonesia

General counsels, in-house counsels, and heads of compliance and risk officials gathered last 24 October 2018 in South Korea for the 7th Annual International Arbitration, Regulatory & Competition Law Global Summit...

Passing of Juan Manuel Pellerano Gomez, Founder of Pellerano & Herrera
Pellerano & Herrera, November 2018
Dominican Republic

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our founder, Juan Manuel Pellerano Gómez, this past Saturday, November 3rd, 2018 at age 91, due to natural causes, in the peace of his home surrounded by his family, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Dr...

Significant Precedents from the DIFC Courts
Afridi & Angell, November 2018
United Arab Emirates

DUBAI – Monday 5 November 2018 – On 31 October 2018 Afridi & Angell obtained three favorable orders in CFI-015-2018 ((1) ED&F Man Capital Markets MENA Limited (2) ED&F Man Capital Markets Limited v (1) Sayyed Hussain (2) RJ O’Brien MENA Capital Limited (3) Stephen Ghallami) after successfully defending an anti-suit injunction, an application to exclude evidence and obtaining a document production

 

 


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