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Eric Schultz Joins Asters office in Washington D.C. as Senior Policy Advisor
Asters, April 2019
Ukraine

Asters is delighted to announce that Eric Schultz has joined the Firm's office in Washington D.C. as Senior Policy Advisor. Mr. Schultz will provide government and public relations services to Asters and its clients, focusing especially on the U.S. Government. Ambassador Schultz is a former senior American diplomat with decades of experience in the CIS and southern Africa...

Asters Opens the Brussels office
Asters, April 2019
Ukraine

Following the largest merger ever between two leading Ukrainian law firms, Asters is pleased to announce the launch of its representative office in Brussels in November 2018...

Asters Opens the London office
Asters, April 2019
Ukraine

Asters, the largest Ukrainian law firm, is expanding its international reach by setting up a new representative office in London in March 2019. This launch follows recent additions of Washington DC and Brussels offices and will foster existing ties with London-based clients, as well as develop new contacts and opportunities...

20 Asters Lawyers Esteemed in Chambers Europe 2019
Asters, April 2019
Ukraine

Chambers Europe, an influential annual review of the European legal market, in its 2019 guide recognizes 20 Asters lawyers – the largest number of the renowned practitioners in a single Ukrainian law firm...

GAR 100 2019 Ranks Asters Among World’s Arbitration Elite
Asters, April 2019
Ukraine

Asters has been listed among the world’s top international arbitration law firms by the recently published Global Arbitration Review – The GAR 100 (12th Edition), one of the most authoritative global independent researches of the best law firms specializing in international arbitration...

Asters Tops All Practices in The Legal 500 EMEA 2019 Guide's Ukraine Chapter
Asters, April 2019
Ukraine

Asters is the only Ukrainian law firm included in Tier 1 ranking in all 11 practices analyzed by The Legal 500: Europe, Middle East and Africa 2019 Guide: Banking, finance and capital markets; Commercial, corporate and M&A; Competition; Dispute resolution; Employment; Energy; Intellectual property; Private client; Real estate and construction; Tax; and White-collar crime...

Aresus Pharma Acquires Rights to Veregen® Drug and Stocks of the Active Ingredient
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, April 2019
Germany

A team led by Fabian G. Gaffron, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, advised pharmaceutical company Aresus Pharma GmbH on the acquisition of the rights to the dermatological drug Veregen® and the stocks of the active pharmaceutical ingredient from Medigene AG...

Award at Germany’s Largest Electric Bus Project with Team Jasper/Westen - Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Supports ESWE Verkehr in Wiesbaden
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, April 2019
Germany

Following a complex award procedure, EvoBus GmbH has been awarded the contract for 56 and an optional additional 64 electric buses for ESWE Verkehr in Wiesbaden. EvoBus, a member of Daimler Group, will also be responsible for establishing and availability of the charging infrastructure and the depot management system. The project is the largest procurement of electric buses in Germany...

WirtschaftsWoche: Dr. André-M. Szesny Again Among the Top Lawyers for Compliance
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, April 2019
Germany

WirtschaftsWoche recognizes Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek as a top law firm and its Partner Dr. André-M. Szesny, LL.M., again as a top lawyer in Compliance. Handelsblatt Research Institute (HRI) asked 775 White Collar and Compliance lawyers in 118 law firms about their most renowned peers...

Dr. Martin Imhof Among the 100 Best India Specialists Worldwide
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, April 2019
Germany

India Business Law Journal has researched the top international lawyers for India-related transactions and matters, resulting in an exclusive “A-List” consisting of the elite 100 India-focused legal experts around the world. The Indian industry magazine also included Dr. Martin Imhof, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek and Head of the India Desk, in this A-List...

Beccar Varela and Bomchil Advise on the Reorganization of Bodega del Fin del Mundo
Beccar Varela, April 2019
Argentina

Buenos Aires, 15 April 2019. Beccar Varela rendered legal advice to the Viola family, while Bomchil to Grupo Corporación América, on the restructuring of Bodega del Fin del Mundo (BDFM), founded by Julio Viola. They were partners as from the year 2009...

Disruptive Technology in the Legal Sector, World Services Group (WSG) Sponsored Survey Results Show General Counsel Leaders in Europe are Positive
World Services Group, April 2019
United States of America

Houston, TX (April 16, 2019) – World Services Group (WSG), in partnership with GC magazine recently published new survey results that provide insights on trending in-house legal sector technologies and how general counsel are adapting to the changes in Europe...

Floissac Fleming & Associates Joins WSG as the Exclusive Legal Member for Saint Lucia
World Services Group, April 2019
United States of America

World Services Group (WSG) is pleased to announce that Floissac Fleming & Associates has joined the WSG network as the exclusive legal member for Saint Lucia. With almost 60 years of experience, Floissac Fleming & Associates is one of the oldest and most reputable full-service firms in this jurisdiction...

Shoosmiths Reveals Expansion Plans for Trainee Solicitor Programme
Shoosmiths LLP, April 2019
England

Shoosmiths is expanding its trainee solicitor programme with an increase in trainee and NQ recruits, expansion into the London office, and two trainee intakes annually. Shoosmiths’ previous trainee solicitor programme invited 22 graduates to join the firm each year for a two-year programme...

Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen Announces the Official Formation of the Center for Excellency in Fiscal Disputes (NNDKP CELF)
Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen, April 2019
Romania

Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen announces the official formation of the ”Center for Excellency in Fiscal Disputes” (in Romanian NNDKP CELF), an NNDKP initiative that is the reflection of the intensive professional and scientific collaboration of over 10 years between the company’s dispute resolution and tax advisory teams...

DATAGROUP SE Acquires UBL Informationssysteme GmbH
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, April 2019
Germany

With a team led by Dr. Rainer Herschlein and Benedikt Raisch, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised DATAGROUP on the acquisition of all shares in UBL Informationssysteme GmbH. The parties agreed not to disclose the purchase price...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Represents German Association of Medium-Sized Security Companies in Collective Bargaining Dispute
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, April 2019
Germany

Dr. Johan-Michel Menke and Timo Trefzger from Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Hamburg office represent Bundesverband mittelständischer Sicherheitsunternehmen e.V. (BVMS) [Association of Medium-Sized Security Companies] based in Frankfurt am Main in a collective bargaining dispute...

Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners named Law Firm of the Year at the 2019 IFLR Awards
Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners, April 2019
Italy

London, April 5th, 2019 – International law firm Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners wins “Most innnovative law firm of the year” for Italy at the 2019 IFLR Awards organized by IFLR - International Financial Law Review...

Morgan & Morgan Advised IDB Invest in Connection with a Loan Facility to Global Bank Corporation
Morgan & Morgan, April 2019
Panama

Morgan & Morgan advised IDB Invest, a worldwide financial institution with presence in Latin America and the Caribbean region, in connection with a loan facility granted to Global Bank Corporation for an amount of up to US$60,000,000.00 (with an option for further supplements)...

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP Joins WSG as the New Exclusive Member for Ohio
World Services Group, April 2019
United States of America

World Services Group (WSG) is pleased to announce Dinsmore & Shohl LLP (Dinsmore) has added exclusive representation for the network in Ohio after having joined representing Kentucky in 2018...

Dr. Adesegun Akin-Olugbade Joins the AELEX Team as International Counsel
AELEX, April 2019
Nigeria

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Adesegun Akin-Olugbade has joined AELEX as International Counsel. He joins the firm after more than 30 years of working in the legal profession and financial services sector. Previously, Dr...

Outstanding Participation of Morgan & Morgan at Panama Maritime Conference and Exhibition 2019
Morgan & Morgan, April 2019
Panama

More than 500 local and international companies and individuals from the maritime industry gathered in the Republic of Panama for the fourteenth edition of Panama Maritime Conference & Exhibition, the largest maritime event in Panama, which took place from March 17th to March 19th, 2019, at the Megapolis Convention Center...

Boxing Legend Sugar Ray Leonard to Serve as Keynote Speaker at Dykema’s 6th Annual Definitive Conference for Dental Service Organizations
Dykema, April 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a national law firm and the leading law firm in dental services, is proud to announce that Boxing Hall of Famer, Olympic Champion and bestselling author Sugar Ray Leonard will serve as the keynote speaker at Dykema’s 6thAnnual Definitive Conference for Dental Service Organizations, which is set to take place at The Omni Dallas Hotel from July 10-12, 2019...

Segment Change: Philion Stock now Listed on the Regulated Market of Düsseldorf Stock Exchange
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, April 2019
Germany

A team led by Boris Dürr and Dr. Thorsten Kuthe, both Partners at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, advised mobile service provider Philion SE in its move from OTC trading to the regulated market at Düsseldorf Stock Exchange. Munich-headquartered Small & Mid Cap Investmentbank AG (SMC) is the applicant bank...

Sale of Antennentechnik ABB Bad Blankenburg by PREMIUM Equity Partners to Huizhou Desay SV Automotive Closed
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, April 2019
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...

Springboard Corporate Finance Advised the Shareholders of Powell Gee & Co Limited on the Sale of the Company to Tibbetts Group Ltd
Springboard Corporate Finance, April 2019
England

Springboard Corporate Finance is delighted to announce that it has advised the shareholders of Powell Gee & Co Limited ('Powell Gee') on the sale of the company to Tibbetts Group Ltd ('Tibbetts') Since being founded in 1949 by Harold Powell, Powell Gee has been in family ownership, a legacy that will continue under the stewardship of family owned T

Joint Venture Founded: Jungheinrich Invests in Lithium-Ion Technology
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, April 2019
Germany

Jungheinrich AG and Triathlon Holding GmbH established joint venture JT ENERGY Systems GmbH to development, produce, and reprocess lithium-ion battery systems. A team led by Dr. Stefan Duhnkrack, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, advised Jungheinrich comprehensively on establishing the joint venture in Glauchau, Saxony...

M&T x ISDI Partnership Program
Makarim & Taira S., April 2019
Indonesia

Since October 2018, we have been working with Center of Hope ISDI (Ikatan Sindroma Down Indonesia) in providing a training opportunity for their students. We have since opened our doors to seven ISDI students, and we will be working with more throughout the year...

Carey Advised The Walt Disney Company (TWDC) on the Mandatory Merger Control Procedure before the National Economic Prosecutor (FNE) Regarding the Global Acquisition of Twenty-First Century Fox (21CF) for USD71.3 Billion
Carey, April 2019
Chile

Carey advised The Walt Disney Company (TWDC) on the mandatory merger control procedure before the National Economic Prosecutor (FNE) regarding the global acquisition of Twenty-First Century Fox (21CF) for USD71.3 billion, including film and television studios and international cable and television businesses, which closed subject to behavioral remedies...

Thomas H. Hutchinson Joins Dykema’s Litigation Department in Los Angeles
Dykema, April 2019
California, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Thomas H. Hutchinson to its Litigation Department as a senior counsel in the firm’s Los Angeles office. Hutchinson, who previously practiced with Dykema, rejoins the firm from Veatch Carlson, LLP...

Rordorf Appointed Of Counsel GOP
Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners, April 2019
Italy

Milan, March 7, 2019 – Mr. Renato Rordorf has been appointed Of Counsel at the international law firm Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners where he will support GOP professionals in corporate matters and strategic issues in the field of extraordinary transactions, with particular focus on aspects of restructuring and litigation. Qualifying as a Magistrate in 1970, Mr...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Accompanies Project Financing for City Outlet Center Marlet
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, April 2019
Germany

A team led by Dr. Mirko Sickinger, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, advised FFIRE Immobilienverwaltung AG on concluding a structured real estate financing transaction of EUR 16 million. The advice included, among other things, drafting and negotiating the loan agreement and the collateral agreements...

Insurance Lawyer Julia Kathrin Degen Reinforces Cologne Insurance Team
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, April 2019
Germany

Effective April 1, 2019, Julia Kathrin Degen (39) will join Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Insurance Law Practice Group. She will be a member of the liability and insurance law department led by Rüdiger Schnug, Partner at the firm’s Cologne office. Julia Degen has many years of experience in insurance and liability law...

De Rosa of GOP elected Vice President of the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and Macao
Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners, March 2019
Italy

Rome, March 28, 2019 – International Law firm Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners’ Hong Kong Partner, Davide De Rosa was elected Vice President of the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and Macao for the two-year period 2019-2020...

Dykema Earns Perfect Score in 2019 Corporate Equality Index, Marking Six Consecutive 100 Percent Ratings
Dykema, March 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, proudly announced that it received a perfect score of 100 on the 2019 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), the nation’s premier benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation. Dykema joins the ranks of more than 560 major U.S...

Sodexo Pass International Represented by Simmons & Simmons and Szecskay Attorneys at Law Claim Victory in EUR 73 Million International Arbitration
Szecskay Attorneys at Law, March 2019
Hungary

Szecskay Attorneys at Law secured a EUR 73 million, high-profile victory at an ICSID tribunal on behalf of French food services company, Sodexo Pass International...

Karanovic & Partners Wins the Law Firm of the Year Award
Karanovic & Partners, March 2019
Serbia

This is the third time that Karanovic & Partners is selected among some of the best law firms in Europe to take home this renowned accolade, awarded by The Lawyer Magazine. The Lawyer European awards showcase the impressive achievements of Europe’s finest law firms, and this year marks their 10th anniversary...

Pellerano & Herrera Assisted in US$1.2 Billion Acquisition in Fuel Industry
Pellerano & Herrera, March 2019
Dominican Republic

Pellerano & Herrera assisted Parkland Fuel Corporation, one of North America's fastest growing independent marketers of fuel and petroleum products, in the acquisition of 75% of Sol Investment Limited’s shares, an owner of Esso gas stations in the Dominican Republic, for global amount of US$1.21 billion. Sol is the largest oil company in the Caribbean, operating in 23 countries...

Business Leaders Outline Blueprint for Scotland’s Future Economic Success
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, March 2019
Scotland

Scotland must address eight core issues in order to seize export opportunities and build an economy fit for the future, according to a landmark study by the Fraser of Allander Institute...

Morgan & Morgan Advised Banco La Hipotecaria, S.A. in the Registration of Mortgage Loans Notes for an Amount of up to US$40 Million
Morgan & Morgan, March 2019
Panama

Banco La Hipotecaria, S.A., acting as trustee of the Fifteenth Mortgage-Backed Notes Trust (an issuer trust constituted under the laws of Panama), registered Mortgage Loans Notes in three tranches for an amount of up to US$40,000,000 with the Superintendency of Capital Markets of Panama, which notes were successfully placed through the Panama Stock Exchange...

Morgan & Morgan Advised Banco La Hipotecaria, S.A. in the Registration of Mortgage Loans Notes for an Amount of up to US$60 Million
Morgan & Morgan, March 2019
Panama

Banco La Hipotecaria, S.A., acting as trustee of the Fourteenth Mortgage-Backed Notes Trust (an issuer trust constituted under the laws of Panama), registered Mortgage Loans Notes in three tranches for an amount of up to US$60,000,000 with the Superintendency of Capital Markets of Panama, which notes were successfully placed through the Panama Stock Exchange...

Morgan & Morgan represented Electron Investment, S.A. in an arbitration process filed by Constructora Seli Panamá, S.A. before the International Chamber of Commerce
Morgan & Morgan, March 2019
Panama

Panama, February 18, 2019. Morgan & Morgan was part of the team of lawyers that represented Electron Investment, S.A. (“EISA”), in an arbitration process filed by Constructora Seli Panamá, S.A. (“SELI”), before the International Chamber of Commerce (“ICC”)...

Morgan & Morgan Advised Farallon Nicaragua in the Sale of its Shrimp Producing and Supplying Business to Cooke Inc.
Morgan & Morgan, March 2019
Panama

Morgan & Morgan acted as Panamanian legal counsel to Farallon Nicaragua, a vertically integrated producer of farmed shrimp and a leading supplier of branded fresh-frozen shrimp to major markets in Asia Europe and the U.S., in connection with the sale of its business to Cooke Inc., a New Brunswick Canadian company and parent of Cooke Aquaculture Inc...

Beccar Varela Appoints New Partner
Beccar Varela, March 2019
Argentina

Buenos Aires, March 15th, 2019. On March 13th, Beccar Varela promoted Dr. Daniel Levi to partner, in recognition of his dedication and expertise, which have allowed him to develop a promising and exceptional career. Daniel focuses on the areas of Corporate Finance, Banking and Financial Institutions, and Corporate Law. He joined the firm in 2004...

Makarim & Taira S. Ranked as Top Tier Firm in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2019 Rankings
Makarim & Taira S., March 2019
Indonesia

Makarim & Taira S. is pleased to announce that we received top rankings in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific’s 2019 ranking table. Our practice in Labour and Employment, Projects and Energy, Real Estate, and Restructuring and Insolvency received Tier 1 rankings, while we received Tier 2 ranking in Aviation, Banking and Finance, Corporate and M&A, Dispute Resolution, and IT and Telecoms...

Marval and Beccar Varela Advise on the Transfer of Arch Química’s Quotas to Platinum Equity.
Beccar Varela, March 2019
Argentina

Buenos Aires, 13 March 2019. Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal advised Grupo Lonza on the transfer of Arch Química Argentina SRL’s quotas to Platinum Equity. The transaction, which closed on February 28, 2019, is part of a global operation in which Grupo Lonza transferred it entire global water treatment business to Platinum Equity...

Pérez Alati and Beccar Varela in Financing to Puerto de Quequén.
Beccar Varela, March 2019
Argentina

Buenos Aires, 13 March 2019. Pérez Alati, Grondona, Benites & Arntsen and Beccar Varela participated as legal counsels in the structuring of a syndicated loan for up to US$32,200,000, granted by Banco Macro S.A. (Banco Macro) and Banco de Inversión y Comercio Exterior S.A...

Dykema’s William J. Kohler Appointed to the Connected Vehicle Trade Association’s Board of Directors
Dykema, March 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced that William J. Kohler, co-leader of the firm’s Mobility and Advanced Transportation Team and senior counsel in its Corporate Finance Practice Group, has been appointed by the Connected Vehicle Trade Association (CVTA) to serve as a member of its Board of Directors. Headquartered in Plymouth, Mich...

Dykema’s Lansing Office Adds Government Policy Advisor Tracy D. Winston
Dykema, March 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Tracy D. Winston to its Government Policy & Practice Group as a government policy advisor in the firm’s Lansing office. Prior to joining Dykema, Winston served as Democratic Caucus Policy Advisor for the Michigan House of Representatives. In her previous advisory role, Winston focused her work on health and insurance policy...

Dykema’s Chicago Office Adds Three Attorneys
Dykema, March 2019
Illinois, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Michael A. Dorfman, Robert “Dean” Hagan, and Heidi J. Herman to its Chicago office. Dorfman joins Dykema as Member in its Intellectual Property and IP Litigation Department, while Hagan and Herman each join as Senior Counsel in the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group...

 

 


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