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Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advises Odewald KMU II on the acquisition of Langer & Laumann Ingenieurbüro GmbH
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, January 2018
Germany

A team led by Dr. Pär Johansson from Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Cologne office advised German investment firm Odewald KMU II, which specializes in medium-sized businesses, on the acquisition of Langer & Laumann Ingenieurbüro GmbH from Nordwalde. Langer & Laumann Ingenieurbüro GmbH specializes in installing and modernizing door drives for elevators and safety doors on or in machinery...

Morgan & Morgan holds a seminar on Panama´s minimum salary for 2018-19
Morgan & Morgan, January 2018
Panama

Panama, January 4, 2018. The Executive Organ approved at the end of December, a 6.5% minimum salary adjustment for large companies, which became law of the Republic of Panama and applies from January 1st, 2018 to December 31st, 2019...

Saxon Higher Administrative Court: Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek successful on behalf of the Saxon State Institute for Private Broadcasting and New Media
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, January 2018
Germany

Michael Schmittmann, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Düsseldorf office and renowned media lawyer, successfully represented the Saxon State Institute for Private Broadcasting and New Media (SLM) against the Free State of Saxony...

Haynes and Boone Advises Agent for $2 Billion Credit Facility in Out-of-Court Workout
Haynes and Boone, LLP, January 2018
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP represented The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd, as Administrative Agent ("Agent") to a large group of international commodity finance banks in their successful recovery of more than $2 billion in debt owed by Noble Americas Corp. ("Noble Americas") - a full recovery of all amounts owed to the bank syndicate under the company's U.S. borrowing base facility. On Jan...

Nine Haynes and Boone Lawyers Elevated to Counsel
Haynes and Boone, LLP, January 2018
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP proudly announces the promotion to counsel of nine firm associates, representing six practice areas from our Chicago, Dallas, London, New York and San Antonio offices. The new group of counsel comprises Fiona Cain, Jamie Carter, Teena Grewal, Sarah Jacobson, Cesar Ramirez, Aaron Taggart, Lauren White, Jason Whitney and Helen Conybeare Williams...

Karanović & Nikolić Shortlisted To Win Another Law Firm Of The Year Award
Karanovic & Nikolic, January 2018
Serbia

After winning the Law Firm of the Year awards in 2014 and 2017, Karanović & Nikolić is once again a finalist for this prestigious recognition. The awards, now in their ninth year, are organised by The Lawyer, a prestigious British weekly magazine for lawyers and in house counsel. According to the organisers, this year's contest is particularly fierce...

Morgan & Morgan advised Grupo Eleta in the sale of a minority stake in the Pearl Island Project to the Grivalia Group
Morgan & Morgan, January 2018
Panama

Morgan & Morgan acted as Panamanian counsel to Grupo Eleta in the sale of a minority stake in the Pear Island Project to the Grivalia Group, a global real estate investment company. Pedro Gonzalez Island (Pearl Island) is located at Archipelago Las Perlas, Pacific Ocean...

No “pension Bosman”: Mainz 05 and Heuking obtain a landmark ruling for temporary player contracts in team sports
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, January 2018
Germany

Victory for 1. FSV Mainz 05 e. V. (Mainz 05), the Bundesliga soccer league, and all teams in professional team sports: On January 16, 2018, the Federal Labor Court ruled for the first time that time limits are effective for players in team sports, specifically in Bundesliga soccer (Case: 7 AZR 312/16). Employment lawyer Dr...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advises on debt-to-equity swap of bond issued by Laurèl GmbH
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, January 2018
Germany

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised Aschheim-based Munich Brand Hub AG on converting receivables from a bond issued by Laurèl GmbH into shares in Munich Brand Hub AG (“debt-to-equity swap”). The company was also advised on listing the shares on the Munich Stock Exchange...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advises The Grounds Real Estate Development AG on reverse IPO and capital increase
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, January 2018
Germany

With a team led by Dr. Thorsten Kuthe, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised The Grounds Real Estate Development AG on a reverse IPO by contributing The Grounds Real Estate AG to a shell company. Subsequently, a private placement in Germany was successfully completed with the subscription of 2.2 million shares...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advises on the sale of thinXXS Microtechnology AG
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, January 2018
Germany

With a team led by Dr. Michael Dröge, Partner at the Hamburg office, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised the shareholders of thinXXS Microtechnology AG, including majority shareholder PRICAP Venture Partners AG, on the sale of their shares to a subsidiary of IDEX Corporation...

Carey in the largest M&A transactions of 2017 in Chile
Carey, January 2018
Chile

In the last months of 2017, the four largest transactions of the year were closed in Chile, and Carey was involved acting as advisor to one of the parties in each one. Banking, health insurance, infrastructure services and energy were the main industries involved in those deals, which all together totaled approx. USD6.7 billion...

Haynes and Boone Negotiates LNG Carrier Contracts for TMS Cardiff Gas
Haynes and Boone, LLP, January 2018
Texas, United States of America

Partner Andreas Silcher in Haynes and Boone's London office represented TMS Cardiff Gas in its contract with Hyundai Heavy Industries of Korea (HHI) for the construction of one 174,000 cubic meter LNG carrier with XDF propulsion, plus an option for a second vessel...

Haynes and Boone Represents Alliqua in $29 Million Transaction
Haynes and Boone, LLP, January 2018
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP represented Alliqua BioMedical, Inc. in a $29 million asset purchase agreement with Celularity, Inc., a transaction announced Jan. 5. New York-based Partners Rick Werner and Greg Kramer and Associate Patrick Horan represented Alliqua, a regenerative technologies company with locations in Yardley, Pennsylvania, Langhorne, Pennsylvania and Eden Prairie, Minnesota...

ALRUD in Merger Market rating
ALRUD Law Firm, January 2018
Russia

January 4th, reputable global information and analytical agency Merger Market published 2017-year report with the rating of the most successful law firms in M&A field. The rating includes firms that showed best results in 2017 by deal count and by deal value...

Dykema Appoints Reed R. Heimbecher as Minneapolis Office Managing Member
Dykema, January 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced that Reed R Heimbecher has been appointed as Office Managing Member of its Minneapolis office. Heimbecher also serves as Leader of the firm’s Intellectual Property Transactional Group...

Total Eren, KfW, DEG, FMO and KfW Ipex agree on non-recourse project financing for the wind energy project “Vientos Los Hércules.
Beccar Varela, January 2018
Argentina

Buenos Aires, January 4th, 2018. On December 18th, the French renewable energy group Total Eren announced the closing of an agreement with the international banks KfW, DEG and FMO for the financing of the "Vientos Los Hércules" wind project, worth up to US$166,999,544.44. Vientos Los Hércules S.A. was awarded a Power Purchase Agreement under the Argentine official RenovAr Program (Round 1)...

Morgan & Morgan advised Banco General, S.A. and Banistmo, S.A. in the structuring of an issuance of corporate bonds for an amount of up to US$320,000,000 carried out by Alternegy, S.A.
Morgan & Morgan, January 2018
Panama

Morgan & Morgan advised Banco General, S.A. and Banistmo, S.A. in the structuring of an issuance of corporate bonds for an amount of up to US$320,000,000 carried out by Alternegy, S.A. The bonds were issued by Alternegy, and Banco General and Banistmo acted as joint arrangers and underwriters of the bonds...

North America 2017 Award Winners
World Services Group, January 2018
United States of America

World Services Group (WSG), the leading multi-disciplinary network of independent firms is pleased to highlight the achievements of the North America member firm award winners for 2017...

Latin America 2017 Award Winners
World Services Group, January 2018
United States of America

World Services Group (WSG), the leading multi-disciplinary network of independent firms is pleased to highlight the achievements of the Latin America member firm award winners for 2017. Basham Ringe y Correa Firm of the Year: Mexico - Who's Who Legal

Morgan & Morgan advised a local company in the sale of its distribution and commercialization of soft drinks and bottled water
Morgan & Morgan, January 2018
Panama

Morgan & Morgan acted as Panamanian legal counsel of a group of shareholders of a company dedicated to the business of distribution and sale of beverages of various brands and categories, based in Panama, in connection with the sale in different stages of 100% of the shares of the company. Partner Francisco Arias G. and senior associate Roberto Vidal, participated in this transaction...

Karanović & Nikolić Promotes New Senior Partner and Six Partners
Karanovic & Nikolic, January 2018
Serbia

Karanović & Nikolić is pleased to welcome Marko Ketler as its new Senior Partner, as well as Ivan Nonković, Goran Radošević, Ivana Dišović, Katarina Gudurić, Jaka Simončič and Petar Mitrović who have been named Partner...

Waller Recruits Leading Alcoholic Beverage Law Team to Bolster Retail and Hospitality Depth
Waller, January 2018
Tennessee, United States of America

Adding a veteran team of attorneys to support its roster of hospitality and retail clients, Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP announced today that William T. Cheek III, Robert D. Pinson, Olatayo O. “Tayo” Atanda, and Kimberly Faye have joined the firm’s Nashville office...

Jason Bloom Advocates Simpler Process for Copyright Plaintiffs
Haynes and Boone, LLP, January 2018
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner Jason Bloom is helping advocate for a legal standard that lets copyright owners avoid delay when having to sue infringers...

Haynes and Boone Announces 2018 Class of New Partners
Haynes and Boone, LLP, January 2018
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP is proud to announce the promotion to partnership of nine lawyers from the firm's Dallas, Mexico City and Richardson offices. The new partners are Troy Christensen, Erin England, Cory Feldman, Charlie Jones, Patricia Mastropierro, Timothy Newman, Michael Parsons, Blaine Statham and Clint Wilkins...

Morgan & Morgan provided legal advise to Panama Ports Company, S.A. (a subsidiary of Hutchison Ports Holdings) and HSBC for the acquisition of port cranes
Morgan & Morgan, December 2017
Panama

With legal basis in local Panama laws, Panama Ports Company, S.A. (PPC), as Purchaser, and Far East Leasing, S.A...

2017 WSG European Award Winners
World Services Group, December 2017
United States of America

World Services Group (WSG), the leading multi-disciplinary network of independent firms is pleased to highlight the achievements of the European member firm award winners for 2017...

SyCipLaw is Philippines Firm of the Year at the 1st asialaw Asia-Pacific Legal Practice Awards
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, December 2017
Philippines

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan (SyCipLaw) was recognized as the Philippines Firm of the Year at the Asialaw Asia-Pacific Legal Practice Awards 2017. SyCipLaw partner Leslie C. Dy received the award on the firm's behalf. The asialaw Asia-Pacific Legal Practice Awards are based on extensive research conducted on the 2018 edition of Asialaw Profiles...

Joint Trade Asian Insurance Regulatory Conference 2017
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, December 2017
Philippines

SyCipLaw partner Hiyasmin H. Lapitan was a panelist on “Critical Regulatory Issues and Update from Jurisdictional Insurance Regulatory Lawyers” at the Joint Trade Asian Insurance Regulatory Conference 2017 last October 20 at the Marina Bay Sands Singapore. Ms...

SyCipLaw is listed in the Asialaw Profiles 2018
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, December 2017
Philippines

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan (SyCipLaw) is listed in various rankings in the Asialaw Profiles 2018. The firm is outstanding in Banking & Finance; Capital Markets, Construction & Real Estate; Corporate/M&A; Dispute Resolution & Litigation; Energy & Natural Resources; Intellectual Property; IT, Telco & Media; Labour & Employment; and Taxation...

SyCipLaw is Managing IP's Philippines Firm of the Year 2017
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, December 2017
Philippines

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan (SyCipLaw) is named the 2017 Philippines Firm of the Year by Managing Intellectual Property (IP). The firm is also ranked in Patent, and Trademark and Copyright listings. SyCipLaw is Tier 1 in Trade Mark Prosecution, Trade Mark Contentious, and Patent. It is recommended in Copyright...

Patterson Belknap Scores Win in Suit Against Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP, December 2017
United States of America

On December 22, 2017, Patterson Belknap secured a significant victory for Maine Secretary of State Matt Dunlap when a federal judge ruled that Secretary Dunlap cannot be excluded from participating in the work of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity (PACEI) on which he serves as a member. Together with American Oversight, Patterson Belknap filed the lawsuit in November...

Pellerano & Herrera wins three of the most important international legal awards
Pellerano & Herrera, December 2017
Dominican Republic

For the first time, a Dominican law firm is awarded with three of the most important global awards in the legal industry. Pellerano & Herrera was selected as "Firm of the Year of the Dominican Republic 2017" by Who's Who Legal, International Financial Review (IFLR) and Chambers and Partners...

Societe Generale Acquires Jubanka’s Credit Portfolio
Karanovic & Nikolic, December 2017
Serbia

Karanović & Nikolić advised on Societe Generale Srbija's acquisition of a part of Jubanka's credit portfolio – which included housing and cash credits, credit cards, as well as credits for small and medium-sized enterprises. Societe Generale Srbija is now the third largest bank in Serbia in terms of credit volume...

Karanović & Nikolić Advises On The Sale Of Tikkurila’s Balkan Subsidiaries
Karanovic & Nikolic, December 2017
Serbia

Karanović & Nikolić, in cooperation with local lawyers, advised Tikkurila Oyj, the Finnish paints and coatings maker, on the sale of the entire share capital of its subsidiaries in Serbia and Macedonia to the local management. According to the signed sales agreement, the transaction – subject to the fulfilment of agreed conditions, will be closed in the first quarter of 2018...

Haynes and Boone Files ACC Amicus Brief on In-House Counsel Privilege
Haynes and Boone, LLP, December 2017
Texas, United States of America

In an amicus brief for the Association of Corporate Counsel in a patent infringement case, lawyers from Haynes and Boone, LLP argued that in-house counsel should receive the same confidentiality protections as outside counsel for their attorney-client communications. The brief, written by Haynes and Boone Partner M.C. Sungaila and Associate Marco Pulido, was filed Dec. 11 with the U.S...

Ellex Valiunas Makes Another Step Forward
Ellex Valiunas, December 2017
Lithuania

This has been a special year for Ellex Valiunas. We celebrated our 25th Anniversary and introduced numerous changes...

Raúl Bermúdez is elected director to the British Chamber of Commerce of Panama
Morgan & Morgan, December 2017
Panama

We are pleased to announce that Mr. Raul Bermudez, lawyer of MMG Trust, Fiduciary Unit of Morgan & Morgan Group has been elected to the Board of Directors of the British Chamber of Commerce of Panama for the 2018-19 term...

German state of Berlin successfully awards contract for public lighting with Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, December 2017
Germany

The Senate Administration of the state of Berlin successfully concluded a new contract for the operation of public lighting systems. The contract valued in the multi-million euro range was awarded after a call for competition and negotiations with several companies in December 2017...

2017 WSG Africa & Middle East Award Winners
World Services Group, December 2017
United States of America

World Services Group (WSG), the leading multi-disciplinary network of independent firms is pleased to highlight the achievements of the Africa & Middle East member firm award winners for 2017...

Haynes and Boone Helps HALL Structured Finance on Hyatt Resort Deal
Haynes and Boone, LLP, December 2017
Texas, United States of America

A Haynes and Boone, LLP team led by Partner Keenan Kolendo assisted client HALL Structured Finance in closing a $55 million loan to finance construction of a Hyatt resort hotel and retail project in Palm Springs, California. The 150-room Hyatt Andaz hotel and retail project, which is being developed by Rael Development Corp., is expected to open by January 2019 in downtown Palm Springs...

Haynes and Boone Teams with PracticePro to Train Diverse Law Students
Haynes and Boone, LLP, December 2017
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP is partnering with PracticePro, a San Francisco-based legal education startup, to recruit diverse law students for a training and coaching program designed to help them succeed in school and legal practice...

Shoosmiths proudly supports Ethical Reading initiative
Shoosmiths LLP, December 2017
England

National law firm Shoosmiths is an official partner of the new Ethical Reading social enterprise initiative, which has its formal launch on 24th January 2018. Ethical Reading is a not-for-profit business set up with the aim of making Reading a better place to live and work by encouraging organisations and those who work within them to become more ethical in their behaviour...

Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis LLP Ranked Top Health Law Firm in the South by the American Bar Associations Health Law Section
Waller, December 2017
Tennessee, United States of America

Waller Lansden Dortch and Davis, LLP, one of the nation’s leading law firms serving the healthcare industry, was recognized by The American Bar Association’s (ABA) Health Law Section and Becker’s Hospital Review, as the #1 law firm in the South in their Annual Regional Law Firm Recognition List...

Jill Wheaton and Alexis Schostak Included in Crain’s Inaugural List of Notable Women Lawyers in Michigan
Dykema, December 2017
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, is proud to announce that Jill Wheaton and Alexis Schostak were both recognized on the Crain’s Detroit Business inaugural special report on Notable Women Lawyers in Michigan. According to Crain’s, the most Notable Women Lawyers in Michigan set legal precedent, navigate the complexities of mergers and acquisitions and manage high-profile cases...

2017 WSG Asia Pacific Award Winners
World Services Group, December 2017
United States of America

World Services Group (WSG), the leading multi-disciplinary network of independent firms is pleased to highlight the achievements of the Asia Pacific member firm & individual award winners for 2017...

Haynes and Boone Helps The HC Companies, Inc. Win Summary Judgment
Haynes and Boone, LLP, December 2017
Texas, United States of America

Delaware's Vice Chancellor Joseph Slights III granted a partial summary judgment for The HC Companies, Inc., ("HC"), ruling on Dec. 5 that Myers Industries, Inc. owes HC $8.6 million in escrow funds. The decision highlights the Delaware Chancery Court’s commitment to enforcing the terms of agreements negotiated by sophisticated parties...

Haynes and Boone Boosts Holiday Cheer Through Angel Tree
Haynes and Boone, LLP, December 2017
Texas, United States of America

On Dec. 5, Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers and staff helped load The Salvation Army DFW's antique fire engine and waiting trucks with hundreds of bags of Christmas gifts donated for Angel Tree recipients...

Haynes and Boone Represents Endeavor in Senior Notes Offering and Tender Offers
Haynes and Boone, LLP, December 2017
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP has successfully represented Endeavor Energy Resources, L.P. as issuer's counsel in its private offering of $500 million of 5.500 percent senior notes due 2026 and $500 million of 5.750 percent senior notes due 2028. The offering closed on Dec. 7, 2017...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek successfully advises DOMICIL Real Estate Group on the acquisition of the LivING portfolio in Ingolstadt
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, December 2017
Germany

Advised by Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, Munich-based DOMICIL Real Estate Group acquired the LivING residential real estate portfolio in Ingolstadt. The portfolio consists of 21 buildings comprising 508 residential units and 236 parking spaces. It was sold by the open-ended public AIF Wertgrund WohnSelect D as part of a structured bidding process in which DOMICIL prevailed...

 

 


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