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DORDA advised Lernsieg Mobile Media GmbH on the Relaunch of the App "Lernsieg"
DORDA, April 2020
Austria

DORDA IP/IT and data protection experts Axel Anderl, Nino Tlapak and Alona Klammer supported Lernsieg Mobile Media GmbH in the relaunch of the mobile app "Lernsieg", which was previously taken offline after a short time following massive counter-campaigns in autumn 2019...

Heuking Reinforces the Blockchain Technology Sector while Reorganizing its Zurich Office
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, April 2020
Germany

As of April 1, 2020, Marcel Hostettler has joined Heuking’s Zurich office as a new Partner. Marcel Hostettler comes to the law firm from MME. He is accompanied by Associate Eric Baumgartner (Capital Markets and Tax). Dr. Anna Wehrmüller (Regulatory and Compliance) and Dr. Peter Märkl (Banking and Finance) will join the team on May 1, 2020...

Beccar Varela names new partners in litigation and white-collar & corporate crime practices.
Beccar Varela, April 2020
Argentina

Buenos Aires, March 31st, 2020. On March 26th, Beccar Varela promoted Federico Sosa and Francisco Zavalía to partner, in recognition of their talent and of the great contribution they have made to the firm in the areas of litigation and white collar & corporate crime respectively. Federico Sosa joined the firm in 2002...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Obtains Protective Shields for ESPRIT and Accompanies the Restructuring of the Group
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, March 2020
Germany

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek is providing legal support to the Esprit Group in an ongoing restructuring process with the objective of maintaining operations during the corona crisis, strengthening the group's liquidity and securing the future of the Esprit brand. The project is being supported by lawyers in particular from Dusseldorf and Munich, with Heuking partners Prof. Dr. Georg Streit and Dr...

Morgan & Morgan Advised the Shareholders of Unity Group in a Corporate Restructuring and Subsequent Sale of its Business to Willis Europe B.V.
Morgan & Morgan, March 2020
Panama

Morgan & Morgan advised the shareholders of Unity Group, a holding company with subsidiaries engaged in insurance brokerage in Central America with operations in six countries (Panama, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua), in a corporate restructuring and subsequent sale of its business to Willis Europe B.V...

Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co Represents Israel Football Association in Labor Court Arbitration and Referee Pensions Case
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co., March 2020
Israel

Representation of the Israel Football Association – Preference for Arbitration over the Labor Court Our firm represented the Israel Football Association (the “IFA“) at the Regional Labor Court in Jerusalem on the issue of the status of the IFA’s internal judicial bodies...

Lavery Facilitates a Partnership Between Soccer Québec and the Montreal Impact
Lavery Lawyers, March 2020
Canada

In January, Soccer Québec and the Montreal Impact announced a partnership to boost the popularity and quality of Quebec soccer. Lavery had the opportunity to support Soccer Québec in reaching this agreement, which is the first in Canada between a professional soccer club and a provincial sporting federation...

Durham Jones & Pinegar Represents Align Financial Holdings, LLC In Its Acquisition of National Lloyds Corporation
Durham Jones & Pinegar, March 2020
United States of America

Durham Jones and Pinegar Shareholder Joshua E...

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP Secures Case-Ending Win for Medical Device Manufacturer in Anti-Diversion Trademark Case
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP, March 2020
United States of America

On March 24, 2020, Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP secured a case-ending victory for our client, a medical device manufacturer, in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York...

Hunton Advises on Florida Power & Light Company $1.1 Billion First Mortgage Bond Offering
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, March 2020
United States of America

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP advised the underwriters on an SEC-registered offering by Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) of $1.1 billion aggregate principal amount of First Mortgage Bonds, 2.85% Series due April 1, 2025...

Afridi & Angell Advises Thomas Cook India Group on AED149 Million Acquisition of 51% of Digiphoto Entertainment Imaging
Afridi & Angell, March 2020
United Arab Emirates

Afridi & Angell recently advised Thomas Cook India Group (TCI), a leading global integrated travel services player, on a fast paced AED149 million (USD40.6 million) acquisition of 51 per cent stake in Digiphoto Entertainment Imaging (DEI), a UAE headquartered imaging solutions and service provider...

DORDA advises sportsWorld on cooperation with F1 and EON
DORDA, March 2020
Austria

DORDA IP/IT and data protection experts Axel Anderl and Dominik Schelling support sportsWorld in a cooperation with Formula 1 in connection with the pop-up exhibition "Bond in Motion". Vienna, 26 March 2020 – DORDA advised sportsWorld Operations GmbH on several contracts with Formula 1...

YKVN Advised Masan Group Corporation’s Acquisition of Vingroup’s Retail and Agriculture Units
YKVN LLC, March 2020
Vietnam

YKVN advised Masan Group Corporation (HOSE: MSN) as sole counsel in relation to its acquisition of the Vingroup’s retail and agriculture units – VinCommerce and VinEco through share swap. The Vingroup’s retail and agriculture units – VinCommerce and VinEco are transferred to MSN and together with MSN’s subsidiary – Masan Consumer Holdings will be the country’s biggest retail group...

Beccar Varela and Bruchou advised on Vista Oil & Gas issue.
Beccar Varela, March 2020
Argentina

On February 21, Vista Oil & Gas SAU issued Class III Negotiable Obligations for a nominal value of US $ 50,000,000, in an emblematic transaction that included the integration of the securities in Pesos and their repayment in United States Dollars in an account abroad...

Beccar Varela Advises Italgas in Acquisition of Raízen Gas
Beccar Varela, March 2020
Argentina

On January 31, 2020, Raízen Gas SA, a company dedicated to the business of fractionation, commercialization and distribution of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), advised by Marval O´Farrel Mairalfue acquired by Italgas SA The value of the operation is confidential. The transaction makes Italgas, advised by Beccar Varela, one of the main players in the commercialization and distribution of LPG...

Carey advises Brookfield in Sale of 33% Stake of Toll Roads Autopista Vespucio Norte and Túnel San Cristóbal
Carey, March 2020
Chile

Chilean fund manager CMB and French investment company Ardian purchased a minority stake in two toll roads in Santiago. The seller, U.S. asset management company Brookfield Infrastructure Partners relied on Carey for the deal, which closed on 6 February, 2020. The value of the deal remains confidential...

Asters advises Regal Petroleum on acquisition of Arkona Gas-Energy
Asters, March 2020
Ukraine

Asters acted as a legal counsel to Regal Petroleum, a British oil and gas company, on its up to USD 8.63 million acquisition of Arkona Gas-Energy, a Ukrainian company holding the license to explore, develop and produce hydrocarbons in Svystunkivsko-Chervonolutske field located in Poltava region...

Elena Manachimova promoted to Senior Associate at DORDA
DORDA, March 2020
Austria

Elena Manachimova (36) joined DORDA in 2011 and has long-standing experience in advising international clients in the fields of immigration and tax law as well as private foundations and cross-border succession planning. Now, Elena Manachimova, who completed full scale legal studies both in Austria and the Russian Federation, has been admitted to the Austrian Bar...

MinterEllison Advises on $1 Billion Fund for Delivering Green Build-to-Rent Housing
MinterEllison, March 2020
Australia

MinterEllison has acted for Qualitas on the establishment of the A$1billion Qualitas Build-to-Rent Impact Fund (the Fund) which will finance the construction and management of energy efficient, low emissions build-to-rent residential buildings in Australia...

DORDA Supported Warburg-HIH Invest in the Sale of an Office
DORDA, March 2020
Austria

DORDA's real estate law experts supported Warburg-HIH Invest Real Estate (Warburg-HIH Invest) in the sale of a multi-storey office building in Vienna-Simmering, with a floor area of around 14,000 square metres, to a Luxembourg real estate fund...

Heuking Advises ARWE Group on Restructuring Under own Administration
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, March 2020
Germany

On March 16, 2020, several ARWE Group companies filed for insolvency. On March 17, 2020, Augsburg Local Court ordered provisional self-administration for ARWE Holding GmbH, arwe Automotive Service GmbH, arwe CarRental Service GmbH, and arwe Mobility Service GmbH in accordance with the application and appointed lawyer Dr. Paul Abel, anchor Rechtsanwälte, as provisional administrator. Dr...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Advises on Sale of Moderne Befestigungselemente GmbH to Publicly Listed SFS Group AG
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, March 2020
Germany

With a team led by Dr. Oliver Böttcher from its Cologne office, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised the shareholders of Moderne Befestigungselemente GmbH on the sale of the company to SFS Group AG. The sale served to secure corporate succession. MBE is a leading provider of painted fasteners for high-quality building facades...

Shepherd and Wedderburn establishes dedicated COVID-19 Advisory Group
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, March 2020
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn has established a COVID-19 Advisory Group, which draws relevant, specialist expertise from across the firm to support clients with informed, pragmatic legal advice on the unprecedented challenges posed by the global pandemic...

Client Update - COVID 19
Carey, March 2020
Chile

To safeguard the health and well-being of our team and clients, and in accordance with the recommendations made by the Government of Chile in the face of the evolution of the coronavirus pandemic in our country, Carey has intensified its response to this situation. As of this week, most of our firm members are working remotely...

Carey Visas Alert - Update Measures in Chile due to COVID19 - 18/03/2020
Carey, March 2020
Chile

Dear Business Partners, Given the current situation Chile is facing, due to the COVID-19 outbreak, both the Immigration Department as well as International Police have suspended their services to the public until next April 7. On the other hand, the Civil Registrar’s Office will only assist foreigners having requested a previous appointment...

World Services Group (WSG) Launches Global COVID-19 Legal Task Force & Resource Center
World Services Group, March 2020
United States of America

Houston, TX (March 26th, 2020) - World Services Group (WSG) has launched a global COVID-19 Legal Task Force and Resource Center that provides the latest global legal news and analysis on the many conditions impacting businesses during this critical and changing time...

Two Dinsmore San Diego Attorneys Earn 2020 Top Lawyer Honors
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, March 2020
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP San Diego-based attorneys Mikel Bistrow and Christopher Celentino have been named two of The Top Lawyers of 2020. The list is based on peer reviews conducted by Martindale-Hubbell®. More than 1,700 attorneys across hundreds of practice areas are featured on this year’s list...

NNDKP set up COVID-19 Legal & Tax Resource Center
Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen, March 2020
Romania

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread across the globe, disrupting lives, communities and businesses, and putting countries under considerable strain, Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen (NNDKP) has set up the COVID-19 – Legal & Tax Resource Center...

Delphi Once Again Highly Ranked by Chambers Europe 2020
Delphi, March 2020
Sweden

The ranking institute Chambers & Partners has published the yearly ranking of the leading law firms and lawyers in Europe. Delphi is ranked as leading (band 1) within TMT: Information Technology and ranked in band 2 within Intellectual Property. We also continue to be highly ranked within Competition/European Law, Corporate/M&A, Employment, Environment, Private Equity and Dispute Resolution...

ALG Advises on Seventh Wind Farm Acquisition for Greencoat
A&L Goodbody, March 2020
Ireland

Our Belfast office recently advised Greencoat UK Wind on its acquisition of the Slieve Divena II wind farm from SSE Renewables – the seventh wind farm we have purchased for Greencoat in the last six years...

Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners Launches Task Force Dedicated to COVID-19
Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners, March 2020
Italy

Rome, March 10, 2020 – International law firm Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners has set up an in-house Covid Task Force to address client needs and concerns on the evolving legal issues stemming from the Coronavirus outbreak...

VERIANOS Issues Corporate Bond with Heuking
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, March 2020
Germany

A team led by Dr. Anne de Boer advised VERIANOS Real Estate Aktiengesellschaft on the private placement of the first tranche of its new corporate bond with a term of 5 years. The placement was directed at a defined group of investors with a minimum subscription of EUR 100,000. The bond has been listed on Frankfurt Stock Exchange’s Open Market since March 5, 2020...

Verrill Signs Pledge in Support of Advancing Diversity & Inclusion in Connecticut Legal Community
Verrill, March 2020
Maine, United States of Ame

(March 10, 2020) – Verrill has officially joined the Connecticut Bar Association in its ongoing commitment to advancing diversity and inclusion in the region’s legal community by signing “The Connecticut Legal Community’s Diversity & Inclusion Pledge...

Dinsmore Chairman and Managing Partner George Vincent Wins Charles P. Taft Civic Gumption Award
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, March 2020
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP Chairman and Managing Partner George H. Vincent is the recipient of the 20th Charles P. Taft Civic Gumption Award. The honor was created to recognize people who work tirelessly for the good of Cincinnati and its citizens...

i Live Group Sells Apartment Project to HanseMerkur
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, March 2020
Germany

A team led by Dr. Frank Baßler, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, advised i Live Group, one of the largest providers of lifestyle micro-living in Germany, on the sale of a serviced apartment project in Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen to HanseMerkur Grundvermögen...

Dinsmore’s Denver Office Recruits Two Associates
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, March 2020
United States of America

Two associates have joined Dinsmore & Shohl LLP in Denver, bringing the office total to eight attorneys. Dinsmore’s Denver office opened in 2014 in a merger with Peck Shaffer & Williams LLP. The office focused on public finance and has recently expanded the services to include litigation and IP...

Vectron Systems AG Places Capital Increase with Heuking
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, March 2020
Germany

A team led by Dr. Thorsten Kuthe advised Vectron Systems AG on a capital increase of about 10 percent of its share capital. By making partial use of the authorized capital and excluding shareholders’ subscription rights, the company was able to generate gross proceeds of some EUR 11 million. The new shares were allocated at a placement price of EUR 15.10 per new share in accelerated bookbuilding...

Chambers Recognizes 42 Waller Attorneys Spotlights Healthcare and Alcoholic Beverage Practices
Waller, March 2020
Tennessee, United States of America

Forty-two Waller attorneys across 14 practice areas are being recognized in the 2020 edition of Chambers USA, an annual publication that ranks law firms and lawyers through independent interviews with clients and members of the legal community at outside law firms. Chambers released the preliminary list this month while the final list including band designations will be published in mid-April...

New Partner Sarah diFrancesca Brings Life Science Offerings to Dinsmore’s Growing Health Care Practice
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, March 2020
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP is continuing to expand its talented bench of health care attorneys with the arrival of Sarah K. diFrancesca, who brings a depth of experience in life sciences to the firm...

Pellerano & Herrera Counsels Underwriters in €2.8 Billion Altice Bond Offering
Pellerano & Herrera, March 2020
Dominican Republic

Pellerano & Herrera acted as local counsel to the underwriters in a €2.8 billion bond offering of Altice Financing, S.A.. The legal team was led by partner Carolina León and senior associate María Montero...

Morgan & Morgan Advised Empresas Galindo in the Buy-Out of Minorities Shareholders of Several Companies of its Corporate Group
Morgan & Morgan, March 2020
Panama

Morgan & Morgan acted as legal counsel of Empresas Galindo, a group of companies dedicated to the production, commercialization and distribution of corrugated packages and similar products, with respect to the buy-out of minorities shareholders in certain group entities. This was a cross border transaction involving entities from Guatemala and Panama...

Local Transport Authority Verkehrsverbund Mittelsachsen Acquires Eleven Innovative Battery-Operated Trains
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, March 2020
Germany

A team comprised of members from several offices led by Ulf Christiani and Dr. Isabel Langenbach legally advised Verkehrsverbund Mittelsachsen (VMS) comprehensively on the procurement and financing of eleven battery-operated Coradia Continental trains from Alstom. The electric trains will be able to operate the Chemnitz to Leipzig route, although the tracks have not yet been electrified...

Dinsmore’s Sam Brinker Named Top LGBTQ+ Lawyer Under 40
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, March 2020
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP’s Sam G. Brinker has been named a National LGBT Bar Association 2020 Best LGBTQ+ Lawyer Under 40. The 40 young professionals awarded are distinguished in their field and have demonstrated a profound commitment to LGBTQ+ equality. The honorees will be recognized at the annual Lavender Law Conference in August...

Nationally Awarded Commercial Litigator and Diversity Leader Richik Sarkar Joins Dinsmore
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, March 2020
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP is pleased to welcome new litigation partner Richik Sarkar to the firm’s Cleveland office...

ENSafrica’s Tax Team Grows with the Appointment of Two New Specialists
ENSafrica, March 2020
South Africa

ENSafrica, Africa’s largest law firm, has made two key executive appointments in its tax department, further fortifying the firm’s tax capability. Kazi Mbangeleli and Mark Badenhorst have joined ENSafrica’s team of some 50-strong tax specialists, including 18 tax executives...

Springboard has Advised Livingbridge Portfolio Company Brainlabs on the Acquisition of International Agency Distilled
Springboard Corporate Finance, March 2020
England

Springboard has advised Livingbridge portfolio company Brainlabs on the acquisition of international agency Distilled. Distilled is an SEO agency with offices in London, Seattle and New York. It is made up of industry leaders who speak at conferences around the globe...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Again Increases Revenue by Double Digits
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, March 2020
Germany

Fiscal 2019 saw business law firm Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek once again significantly increase its revenue. 2019 annual revenue amounted to EUR 194.7 million, an increase of EUR 17.7 million over the previous year. With 2018 revenue standing at EUR 177 million, growth of exactly ten percent was recorded...

Promotions at NNDKP - Class of 2020
Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen, March 2020
Romania

Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen (NNDKP) announced today the 2020 class of promotions...

Latin Lawyer Recognized Jaime Carey as “Law Firm Leader of the Year”
Carey, March 2020
Chile

We are very proud to announce that our partner, Jaime Carey, has been recognized as “Law Firm Leader of the Year” by the international publication, Latin Lawyer. “Jaime Carey leads the Chilean powerhouse that has dominated the Chilean legal market for decades...

UBM Development Takes Over the Development of FAZ Headquarters in Frankfurt’s Europaviertel Assisted by Heuking
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, March 2020
Germany

A team led by Dr. Sönke Görgens, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, advised UBM Development Deutschland GmbH on the acquisition of the FAZ Tower project development company...

 

 


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