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Pekin & Bayar Law Firm becomes Pekin Bayar Mizrahi and Celebrates Firm's 75th Anniversary
Pekin Bayar Mizrahi, February 2021
Turkey

As we celebrate our 75th year, we are delighted to announce that our current partner, Ergin Mizrahi (LL.M.), has become a name partner at Pekin & Bayar Law Firm, which has now become Pekin Bayar Mizrahi. Mr...

Dinsmore Partners with Greater Cincinnati African American Chamber of Commerce to Offer Legal Services to Minority-Owned Businesses
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, February 2021
Kentucky, United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP is pleased to announce it has partnered with the Greater Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky African American Chamber of Commerce (AACC), the largest such chamber in Ohio...

Simonsen Vogt Wiig achieves good rankings in this year’s Chambers and Partners Global
Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS, February 2021
Norway

The Chambers Global Guide ranks law firms and lawyers in more than 200 jurisdictions in selected disciplines. All subject areas are part of Chambers Europe being published in March. SVW is ranked within Banking and Finance, Corporate M&A, Oil and Gas, Dispute Resolution and International & Cross Border Capabilities...

Three Bradley Attorneys selected for Leadership Council on Legal Diversity 2021 Fellows and Pathfinder Programs
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, February 2021
Alabama, United States of America

[!Bradley is pleased to announce that Robert Ford, a partner in the firm’s Houston office, has been selected as a 2021 Fellow of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD)...

Heuking Advises 4basebio on Cross-Border Spin-Off of its Genomics and DNA Business and IPO in London
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, February 2021
Germany

A team led by Dr. Thorsten Kuthe, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, advised 4basebio AG (in the future 2invest AG) on the spin-off of its genomics and DNA manufacturing business to 4basebio SE and the subsequent relocation of its headquarters to Cambridge (England). The new 4basebio SE was subsequently listed on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) on the London Stock Exchange...

FCR Immobilien AG Moves to Regulated Market with Heuking and Issues Capital Increase
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, February 2021
Germany

A team led by Dr. Thorsten Kuthe, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Cologne office, legally advised FCR Immobilien AG on a segment change from Scale to Frankfurt Stock Exchange’s Regulated Market (General Standard). The Heuking team also assisted FCR Immobilien AG in a related cash capital increase with subscription rights for existing shareholders and a public offering...

The Grounds Real Estate Development AG Places Convertible Bond with Heuking
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, February 2021
Germany

A team led by capital markets expert Dr. Thorsten Kuthe legally advised The Grounds Real Estate Development AG on successfully placing its first convertible bond in the amount of EUR 12 million with significant oversubscription. The listed company’s shareholders were granted subscription rights. The transaction was accompanied by Quirin Privatbank AG...

Acquisition of Parts of German Oil Production by RDG from Wintershall Dea Deutschland Completed
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, February 2021
Germany

A team led by Dr. Katharina Prasuhn advised energy company RDG GmbH & Co. KG (RDG) on the acquisition of oil production operations from Wintershall Dea GmbH. After all relevant authorities had approved the acquisition, the transaction was closed on February 5, 2021...

Chrysostomides ranked in Band 1 for General Business Law by Chambers Global 2021
Chrysostomides Advocates and Legal Consultants, February 2021
Cyprus

We are most proud to announce that Chrysostomides Advocates & Legal Consultants has been ranked Leading Firm for General Business Law in Cyprus by the newly released Chambers Global Guide 2021. Co-Managing Partners Chryso Pitsilli-Dekatris and George Mountis are listed among the country’s leading lawyers for general business law and dispute resolution, respectively...

Bradley Partner Bruce Ely Quoted in Birmingham Business Journal on New Alabama Law that Could Draw Businesses to the State
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, February 2021
Alabama, United States of America

[!Bradley attorney Bruce Ely was quoted in the Birmingham Business Journal on a new law that exempts Alabama taxpayers from being taxed on a variety of benefits provided through the CARES Act and implements other business tax reform measures, and could potentially help draw more businesses to the

Dinsmore Earns Win for Auto Dealers and Florida Businesses in Florida Supreme Court Ruling
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, February 2021
Kentucky, United States of America

Dinsmore’s Robert Sickles and Yesica Liposky successfully argued a case all the way to the Florida Supreme Court on behalf of their client, a Florida automobile dealer...

Health Care Acquisition Creates All-Inclusive Platform
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, February 2021
Kentucky, United States of America

trustaff Management, Inc., a long-time Dinsmore client and leading provider of travel nurse and health care staffing services, has successfully completed a multimillion-dollar sale to Cornell Capital and Trilantic North America...

Shearn Delamore Recognised in the Chambers Global Guide 2021
Shearn Delamore & Co., February 2021
Malaysia

Dear valued clients, colleagues and friends, We are pleased to announce that Shearn Delamore & Co. has been highly ranked in the Chambers Global Guide 2021...

Shearn Delamore recognised in the 2021 Edition of WTR 1000: The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals
Shearn Delamore & Co., February 2021
Malaysia

Dear valued clients, colleagues and friends,We are pleased to announce that Shearn Delamore & Co. has been rated as Gold Tier in the Intellectual Property practice by the World Trademark Review 1000: The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals...

DFDL Shortlisted in Multiple Categories for the IFLR Asia-Pacific Awards 2021
DFDL, February 2021
Cambodia

DFDL is delighted to announce that DFDL has been shortlisted in 4 categories for the 2021 IFLR Asia-Pacific Awards: Most Innovative National Firm of the Year – Cambodia Project Finance Deal of the Year: Cleantech Solar Rooftop Photovoltaic Project Project Finance Deal of the Y

Marion Carles-Salmon Participates in ELA Podcast on Vietnamese Labor Code 2019
DFDL, February 2021
Cambodia

On 12 February 2021, Marion Carles-Salmon (DFDL Head of Regional Employment & Labor Practice and Regional Senior Legal Adviser) participated in the latest Employment Law Alliance (“ELA”) podcast on the Vietnamese Labor Code 2019 and its effects on employers...

AIBIM Leads the Development of Malaysian Schedule for ISDA/IIFM Tahawwut Master Agreement
Shearn Delamore & Co., February 2021
Malaysia

Dear valued clients, colleagues and friends, Our partners, Mr. Rabindra Nathan and Ms. Christina Kow, participated in a refresher course organised by the Association of Islamic Banking and Financial Institutions Malaysia (AIBIM) for its member banks...

Bradley Partner David Joffe Quoted in PlanSponsor on Long-Term Value of Stock Options for Employers
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, February 2021
Alabama, United States of America

[!Bradley attorney David Joffe was quoted in PlanSponsor on the long-term value of stock options for employers. While equity compensation has not traditionally been used for retirement savings, there are ways to incorporate it into employees’ long-term financial plans...

Chrysostomides ranked top firm by WTR 1000 2021
Chrysostomides Advocates and Legal Consultants, February 2021
Cyprus

We are delighted to announce that our firm has been ranked in the top tier by WTR 1000 (2021 edition) for its trademark work. The World Trademark Review (WTR) 1000 is considered to be the definitive ‘go-to’ resource for those seeking world-class legal trademark expertise...

NNDKP attorneys obtain landmark decision on the requirements imposed on tenderers in a public tender procedure regarding the modernization of a Romanian railway line
Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen, February 2021
Romania

NNDKP has successfully assisted and represented a private company in a dispute resolved by the Bucharest Court of Appeals, concerning the requirements imposed on tenderers in a public tender procedure organized for the modernization of a Romanian railway line...

WEBINAR - Online intellectual property threats and best practices amid Covid-19 in the Asia Pacific region
Shearn Delamore & Co., February 2021
Malaysia

Dear valued clients, colleagues and business partners, You are invited to join a remarkable panel of speakers who will discuss some of the latest trends in online infringement related to Covid-19 pandemic and best practices for developing a sound brand protection strategy for your intellectual property...

Bradley Partner Aron Beezley Quoted in Law360 on Effect of Cost-Focused Contract Limits on Bid Protests
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, February 2021
Alabama, United States of America

[!Bradley attorney Aron Beezley was quoted in Law360 on a new Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council rule clamping down on federal agencies' use of price-focused contracts that could prompt fresh bid protests with uncertainty over definitions and other restrictions that could be interpreted in multiple ways...

Bradley Partner Bruce Ely Quoted in Tax Notes on Alabama Bill Exempting COVID-19 Relief from State Taxes
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, February 2021
Alabama, United States of America

[!Bradley attorney Bruce Ely was quoted in Tax Notes on Alabama HB 170, which was signed into law by Gov. Kay Ivey on February 12 to exempt from state tax the economic impact payments, advance refunds, grants, and small business loans forgiven under the PPP, CARES Act, and federal Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021...

Bradley Partner Jonathan Kolodziej Quoted in Inside Mortgage Finance on the Effective Date of the New QM Rule
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, February 2021
Alabama, United States of America

[!Bradley attorney Jonathan Kolodziej was quoted in Inside Mortgage Finance on when the new qualified-mortgage (QM) standards will go into effect. In December, the CFPB issued two final rules for QMs that are scheduled to go into effect on March 1...

Haydn Richards and Bob Niemi Quoted in MBA NewsLink on New MBA Licensing Flexibility Campaign
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, February 2021
Alabama, United States of America

[!Haydn Richards and Bob Niemi were quoted in MBA NewsLink on the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) new licensing flexibility campaign...

New Dinsmore Partnership Creates Government Relations Business, Roebling Solutions, In Kentucky
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, February 2021
Kentucky, United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP is pleased to announce it is launching a new ancillary business, Roebling Solutions, with political strategist Shane Noem, based in the firm’s Covington, Kentucky off

Medical Malpractice Partner Jessica Davis Joins Dinsmore’s Growing National Litigation Group
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, February 2021
Kentucky, United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP is pleased to welcome partner Jessica Davis to its Columbus office. She will practice with the firm’s national commercial litigation group, which has added 25 partners across the country already in 2021, including 15 in its

Bradley Partner Bruce Ely Quoted in Financial Planning on SALT Cap Workarounds Sparking Larger Tax Bills
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, February 2021
Alabama, United States of America

[!Bradley attorney Bruce Ely was quoted in Financial Planning on SALT cap workarounds that can actually leave taxpayers owing more tax. Some workarounds provide legal ways for business owners to sidestep the $10,000 cap on state and local tax deductions and preserve the full amounts, including property taxes...

QIL+4 Abogados has been recognized for its Pro Bono work with the Vance Center initiative “Keep families together.”
QIL+4 ABOGADOS, February 2021
Guatemala

On January 19, 2021, the Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice recognized QIL+4 Abogados for its strong commitment to assisting families separated by U.S. immigration practices with the initiative Keep Families Together. Keep Families Together was launched by the Vance Center in September 2018 in response to the U.S...

Cotecna and Coview: The system that streamlines Inspection processes in Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala
QIL+4 ABOGADOS, February 2021
Guatemala

On December 15, 2020, the “Non-Intrusive Inspection Project ” began operations, which will provide the Quetzal Port Company with cutting-edge technological tools that will speed up inspection processes and increase security levels in the logistics infrastructure of Guatemala. The “Non-Intrusive Inspection Project” will be in charge of the entity Cotecna Inspection de Guatemala, S.A...

Nishant Choudhary Participates in KIIT Event on Evolving Opportunities in the Legal Profession
DFDL, February 2021
Cambodia

On 13 February 2021, Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (“KIIT”) School of Law, Odisha, India organized its first KWEETTALK on the topic “Evolving Opportunities in the Legal Profession...

World Trademark Review 1000 2021 Ranks Dykema and IP Attorneys Fingerhut, Fraser and Gentner
Dykema, February 2021
D.C., United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that the firm and Washington, D.C.-based attorneys Eric Fingerhut, Jennifer Fraser and Marsha Gentner, all from the firm's Intellectual Property Practice Group, were each ranked in World Trademark Review 1000 (WTR 1000 2021) in the United States: DC Metro Area category...

Bradley Partner Bruce Ely Quoted in Bloomberg Law on Alabama's Federal COVID-19 Tax Measures
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, February 2021
Alabama, United States of America

[!Bradley attorney Bruce Ely was quoted in Bloomberg Law on a tax overhaul bill in Alabama that syncs the state to most tax features of last year's federal pandemic relief laws and offers businesses additional tax benefits to spur the economy...

Bradley Attorney Bruce Ely Quoted in Law360 on Alabama Bills Offering Virus Aid Tax Break and Credit Renewal
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, February 2021
Alabama, United States of America

[!Bradley attorney Bruce Ely was quoted in Law360 on Alabama HB 170, which exempts federal aid for the coronavirus pandemic from state income taxes, and HB 192, which reinstates an expired tax credit for cash contributions to local economic development organizations...

BALTIC M&A MONITOR 2021: Baltic M&A Market Demonstrates Resilience in the Face of COVID-19 Pandemic
Ellex Klavins, February 2021
Latvia

Despite the impact of COVID-19, the Baltic region in 2020 recorded 70 M&A deals worth a publicly-announced total of almost €1.2bn – a level of activity consistent, or even slightly above, the previous year, according to a new report published by Ellex in association with Mergermarket...

BALTIC M&A MONITOR 2021: Baltic M&A Market Demonstrates Resilience in the Face of COVID-19 Pandemic
Ellex Valiunas, February 2021
Lithuania

Despite the impact of COVID-19, the Baltic region in 2020 recorded 70 M&A deals worth a publicly-announced total of almost €1.2bn – a level of activity consistent, or even slightly above, the previous year, according to a new report published by Ellex in association with Mergermarket...

Wagner Fernmeldebau Holding GmbH Acquires Majority Stake in Benzina Kommunikation GmbH
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, February 2021
Germany

With a team led by Partner Dr. Rainer Herschlein, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised Wagner Fernmeldebau Holding GmbH on the acquisition of a majority stake in Benzina Kommunikation GmbH of Freiburg. The seller’s sole shareholder and general manager is M. Benzina who will remain with the company even after closing of the transaction. The company name will also remain unchanged...

Happy Year of the Ox from DFDL
DFDL, February 2021
Cambodia

DFDL wishes you a Happy Year of the Ox 2021!

Bradley Partner and Director of Inclusion and Diversity George Medlock Named a Leader in Diversity by the BBJ
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, February 2021
Alabama, United States of America

[!Bradley partner and director of inclusion and diversity George Medlock was named among the Birmingham Business Journal's 2021 Leaders in Diversity...

Complex Litigation in the Field of Infrastructure in Relation to Claims Amounting to 150 Million Lei, Successfully Finalized by the NNDKP Lawyers
Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen, February 2021
Romania

NNDKP successfully assisted and represented one of the largest Italian entrepreneurs operating in Romania in infrastructure projects against the company that manages the national railway network...

Bradley Pro Bono Counsel Tiffany Graves Featured as Jackson Free Press' 'Person of the Day'
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, February 2021
Alabama, United States of America

[!Bradley pro bono counsel Tiffany M. Graves was featured in Jackson Free Press as the "Person of the Day." The article discusses what led Tiffany to law school, her path to Bradley and her passion for helping disadvantaged Mississippians through pro-bono work...

Matthew Agnew Joins Bradley's Healthcare Practice Group in Dallas
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, February 2021
Alabama, United States of America

[!Bradley is pleased to announce that Matthew J. Agnew has joined the firm’s Dallas office as a senior attorney in the Healthcare Practice Group...

2020 Asia IP Awards: Shearn Delamore Awarded Copyright Firm of the Year in Malaysia
Shearn Delamore & Co., February 2021
Malaysia

Dear valued clients, colleagues and friends, We are pleased to announce that Shearn Delamore & Co. was awarded the Copyright Firm of the Year in Malaysia by Asia IP Awards 2020. The awards named top trademarks, patents and copyright practices as determined by in-house counsel from Asia, Europe and the Americas...

Dinsmore Adds United States Attorney to Litigation Group, Names New Lexington Office Managing Partner
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, February 2021
Kentucky, United States of America

Dinsmore and Shohl’s growth, both nationally and locally, continues with the addition of its newest partner, Robert M. (Rob) Duncan, Jr., who joins the firm’s commercial litigation group after serving as United States attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky. The firm also named Grahmn Morgan as the new Lexington office managing partner...

Bradley Partners Margaret Cupples and Jason Fortenberry Elected to Capital Area Bar Association Board
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, February 2021
Alabama, United States of America

[!Bradley is pleased to announce that Margaret Oertling Cupples and Jason Fortenberry, attorneys in the firm’s Jackson office, have been elected to the board of the Capital Area Bar Associati

Heuking Advises on the Sale of all ECOROLL Shares to PINOVA
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, February 2021
Germany

A team led by Dr. Peter Christian Schmidt, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Hamburg office, legally advised the majority shareholder of ECOROLL AG on the sale of all shares to PINOVA. The seller’s shareholders are a North German family office and the management of ECOROLL AG. ECOROLL AG is a leading supplier of tools and machines for mechanical surface finishing of metal components...

World Services Group Honors Member Winners of China Business Law Journal – Deals of the Year 2020
World Services Group, February 2021
United States of America

World Services Group is honored to recognize member winners of the China Business Law Journal’s Deals of the Year 2020 Awards. The winning deals are selected based on significance, complexity and innovativeness, along with deal volume...

Bradley Partner Chris Lam Elected American Bar Foundation Fellow
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, February 2021
Alabama, United States of America

[!Bradley is pleased to announce that Christopher C. Lam, managing partner of the firm’s Charlotte office, has been elected as a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation (ABF)...

Eugene Ho Named “Go To Business Lawyer” by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly List
Verrill, February 2021
Maine, United States of America

(February 8, 2021) – Verrill attorney Eugene Ho was honored as a “Go To Business Lawyer” by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly. The inaugural list, which is part of the publication’s new “Massachusetts Go To Lawyers” feature, showcases leaders in the Massachusetts legal community who practice business law...

DFDL Tax Team Participates in Tax Treaty Shopping Rules Before & After BEPS Seminar
DFDL, February 2021
Cambodia

On Thursday 4 February 2021, DFDL’s Regional Tax Team was delighted to participate in an international tax seminar on ‘Tax Treaty Shopping Rules Before and After BEPS’ presented by Christos Theophilou...

 

 


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