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Shepherd and Wedderburn launches specialist Environmental, Social and Governance Advisory Group
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, November 2021
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn has established a dedicated Environmental, Social and Governance Advisory Group to assist clients with their sustainability, workforce and regulatory commitments. The ESG Advisory Group, comprising lawyers with relevant, specialist expertise drawn from across the firm, is already supporting clients active in a variety of sectors in developing their ESG strategies...

Bradley Partner Christopher L. Hawkins to Be Inducted As A Fellow Of The American College of Bankruptcy
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, November 2021
Alabama, United States of America

[!Bradley is pleased to announce that Christopher L. Hawkins, a partner in the firm’s Birmingham office, has been selected for inclusion in the American College of Bankruptcy. Mr...

Mike Krause Quoted in MarketWatch on Free Community College
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, November 2021
Alabama, United States of America

[!Bradley senior advisor Mike Krause was quoted in MarketWatch about President Biden’s free community college plan. In September, House Democrats outlined a plan as part of a suite of proposed Build Back Better initiatives that would make two years of community college free through a federal-state partnership...

Beccar Varela advises on Agrofina’s XXVI financial trust.
Beccar Varela, November 2021
Argentina

Buenos Aires, November 11th, 2021. Beccar Varela advised Agrofina S.A. on the structuring of Agrofina XXVI Trust, created under the Secuval II Program (the “Trust”), and on the debt securities issuance under the Trust, carried out for a total amount of AR$496,687,205 on November 1st, 2021. The Trust issuance comprises two Classes of trust debt securities...

Beccar Varela advises on Hijos de Salvador Muñoz Class I Notes’ issuance.
Beccar Varela, November 2021
Argentina

Buenos Aires, November 11th, 2021. On November 4th, Hijos de Salvador Muñoz S.A. (“Salvita” or “HSM”, indistinctly) carried out its first notes’ issuance in the local capital market with Class I notes, denominated in US Dollars, to be integrated and payable in Argentine Pesos, for a total nominal amount of US$6,327,130 (“Class I Notes”)...

Road to Zero Report – an important milestone towards Net Zero transport
Shoosmiths LLP, November 2021
England

Leading UK law firm Shoosmiths today welcomes an important new report from The Green Finance Institute exploring the challenges and solutions to universal Electric Vehicle (EV) adoption and ownership...

Shoosmiths sets ambitious SBTi approved science-based emission reduction targets
Shoosmiths LLP, November 2021
England

Leading UK law firm Shoosmiths has reached a significant milestone in advancing its net zero aspirations, with its science-based emissions reduction targets being validated by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi)...

High praise for Carey Olsen's Bermuda, BVI and Cayman Islands practices in Legal 500 Caribbean
Carey Olsen, November 2021
Bermuda

In addition to those individually recognised, which includes seven as Leading Individuals, the firm is ranked in 16 d

Ten Carey Olsen lawyers recognised as leading private client practitioners by Who's Who Legal
Carey Olsen, November 2021
Bermuda

Those recommended as global leaders comprise partners

Schwabe Named Best Law Firm 2022, Including "Law Firm of the Year for Timber Law"
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, November 2021
Oregon, United States of America

We are honored to report that US News recognized Schwabe as Best Law Firm 2022 in four national rankings and 46 regional rankings, including Law Firm of the Year for Timber Law!  NATIONAL RANKINGS Tier 1 in Natural Resources Law

Cambodia Competition Law – Episode 1: Overview
DFDL, November 2021
Cambodia

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DFDL Participates in Food & Beverage Business Opportunities in Thailand & Vietnam Live Event
DFDL, November 2021
Cambodia

On 3 November 2021, DFDL Thailand and Vietnam team members participated in a joint webinar on “Exploring Business Opportunities In Vietnam & Thailand – Focused Sectors: Food And Beverage (F&B)”. The webinar, organized by Source of Asia,

Schwabe Key Industry Groups Honored with Best Law Firms List
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, November 2021
Oregon, United States of America

Schwabe is proud to announce that six of its industry groups received national or regional top-tier rankings in Best Lawyers and U.S. News & World Report’s Best Law Firms list for 2022. Schwabe's Timber Law group was named Law Firm of the Year, the ‎highest honor awarded by the peer review report...

SMS Latinoamérica grows in Brazil with the incorporation of Grupo IRKO
SMS Latinoamérica, November 2021
Argentina

The Brazilian professional services firm joins the international network of independent auditing, consulting and accounting firms that offers services in the region and the world...

ALTA QIL+4 Abogados acted as local counsel in the sovereign bond issuance in Guatemala for US$ 1 billion.
ALTA QIL+4 ABOGADOS, November 2021
Guatemala

ALTA QIL+4 Abogados, with the participation of partner José Quiñones and associate Santiago Granados, acted as local counsel representing the Republic of Guatemala as issuer on the US$1 billion. The transaction closed on 14 October, 2021. It consisted of two stages, the first stage the Republic of Guatemala issued bonds for US$500 million with a coupon of 3.7%, due in 2033...

New Dinsmore Attorney Tim Wilson Inspired by Firm's Steadfast Commitment to LGBTQ+ Equality
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, November 2021
Kentucky, United States of America

“In Dinsmore, I have found a professional home where my whole self, professional practice, and civic passions are aligned, valued, and celebrated...

Buchalter’s Adam Bass Appointed to World Services Group’s Regional Council
Buchalter, November 2021
California, United States of America

Buchalter is pleased to announce that Chief Executive Officer and President, Adam Bass, was recently appointed as a new member of World Services Group’s (“WSG”) North America Regional Council. The announcement was made at WSG’s Global Symposium & 2021 Annual Meeting. Mr. Bass will serve a two-year term...

Buchalter Welcomes New Attorneys in San Diego
Buchalter, November 2021
California, United States of America

November 09, 2021. Buchalter is pleased to welcome new additions to its San Diego office. Sanjay Bhandari joins as a Litigation Shareholder. Bryn Spradling also joins as a Shareholder in the Corporate and Health Care Practice Groups, and Gary Spradling joins the Firm’s Health Care Practice Group. Buchalter has seen tremendous growth in San Diego...

Louisa Knox appointed to the Board of Scottish Financial Enterprise
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, November 2021
Scotland

Louisa Knox, Partner in Shepherd and Wedderburn’s pensions team, has been appointed as a Non-Executive Board Director of Scottish Financial Enterprise (SFE), the industry body for financial and professional services in Scotland...

Verrill Welcomes Trial Attorney Martin C. Topol
Verrill, November 2021
Maine, United States of America

(November 8, 2021) – Verrill is pleased to welcome Martin C. Topol to the firm’s growing Litigation & Trial Group, resident in its Portland office. Topol represents corporate and individual clients across the spectrum of civil and criminal matters at all stages of litigation, from case initiation through trial and appeal...

Cost Cutting Measures in the Taiwan Workplace During the Pandemic
Shearn Delamore & Co., November 2021
Malaysia

Dear valued clients, colleagues and friends, Our Employment and Administrative Law partner, Raymond Low, who is the regional leader, Next Gen for Asia Pacific and Asia Pacific Member Engagement Committee of the Employment Law Alliance (“ELA”), was moderator on the ELA podcast series — Employment Matters on “Cost Cutting Measures in the Taiwan Workplace During the Pandemic”...

Tax Team Joins Heuking at Frankfurt Office
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, November 2021
Germany

Effective December 1, 2021, a tax team will join the Frankfurt office of business law firm Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek. Coming from BAM Corporate Services GmbH, Jörg Michelsen (49) will work as Equity Partner...

FairCap Acquires Two Providers of Underground and Industrial Electrical Equipment From BARTEC with Heuking
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, November 2021
Germany

A Heuking team led by Benedikt Raisch advised FairCap on the acquisition of two plants from BARTEC group operating in safety-related electrical engineering for underground mining and industry. The acquired sites previously formed BARTEC group’s “Mining” division...

Volker Hinz’s Photographic Oeuvre Goes to Bavarian State Library with Heuking
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, November 2021
Germany

The Volker Hinz (1947 - 2019) photo archive comprises some 1.3 million photographs. Dr. Stefan Duhnkrack, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Hamburg office, represented and legally advised the photographer’s estate on the sale of the collection to the Bavarian State Library...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Advises Compleo on the Acquisition of Innogy eMobility Solutions
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, November 2021
Germany

With a team led by Dr. Oliver Böttcher and Kristina Schneider from its Cologne office, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised Compleo Charging Solutions AG on the acquisition of E.ON subsidiary innogy eMobility Solutions GmbH (“ieMS”). The acquisition of ieMS, negotiated since July, will create one of the leading full-service providers for charging technology in Europe at the Dortmund site...

Heuking Successfully Advises HelloBetter on Series A Funding Round
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, November 2021
Germany

Heuking Salaried Partner Christoph Prochnau and Katharina Waszczynski from Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Hamburg office comprehensively advised HelloBetter on its Series A funding round. The investment volume of the Series A funding round amounts to EUR 6 million. The HelloBetter team attracted HealthCap, Expon Capital, and Sparrow Ventures as new investors...

sdm SE goes public with Heuking
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, November 2021
Germany

A team led by Dr. Thorsten Kuthe legally advised Munich-based security company sdm SE on its IPO. 336,060 shares were placed at a unit price of EUR 3.50 per share. Gross issue proceeds from the shares, all from a capital increase, amount to EUR 1,176,210. sdm intends to use the capital from the IPO to implement its M&A strategy and to accelerate its growth...

Two new charities added to Carey Olsen and ArtHouse Jersey's Artist in Residence Programme
Carey Olsen, November 2021
Bermuda

The initiative, which began in June this year, has already supported Jersey charities

Travel Tuesdays: Doing Business in Malaysia
Shearn Delamore & Co., November 2021
Malaysia

Dear valued clients, colleagues and friends, Our Employment and Administrative Law partner, Vijayan Venugopal, was a guest speaker on the Employment Law Alliance podcast series — Employment Matters on “Travel Tuesdays: Doing Business in Malaysia”. Vijayan shared his insights on the “need to know” items for doing business in Malaysia. Click here to listen to the podcast. https://www.ela...

Carol Van Cleef Quoted in Money Laundering on Stablecoin Regulation
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, November 2021
Alabama, United States of America

[!Bradley counsel Carol Van Cleef was quoted in a Money Laundering article on stablecoin regulations. Recently, national banking regulators called on lawmakers to restrict the issuance of stablecoins to federally supervised institutions to help mitigate prudential and financial crime-related risks...

Henry Su Quoted in Business Insider on Robinson-Patman Act Cases
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, November 2021
Alabama, United States of America

[!Bradley partner Henry Su was quoted in Business Insider discussing notable cases involving the Robinson-Patman Act. While there are exceptions, in simple terms, the Robinson-Patman Act says manufacturers must charge retailers the same prices when selling identical products at the same time in the same geographic area...

Mike Gordon Quoted in American Banker About New CFPB Demands on Tech Companies
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, November 2021
Alabama, United States of America

[!Bradley partner Mike Gordon was quoted in American Banker about efforts from Rohit Chopra, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) new director, to lay the groundwork for regulatory oversight of large technology companies...

Buchalter’s Philip Nulud – President of the Loyola Law School Alumni Association Board of Governors
Buchalter, November 2021
California, United States of America

Buchalter is pleased to announce that Philip Nulud completed his term as President of the Loyola Law School Alumni Association Board of Governors. The Loyola Law School Alumni Association has over 18,000 members, with alumni spanning 50 states and 31 countries. Mr...

Carey Olsen advises 7RIDGE on Trading Technologies acquisition
Carey Olsen, November 2021
Bermuda

The acquisition, which is expected to close before the end of the year subject to regulatory approvals, will see

Dinsmore Earns Top National Honors for Mass Tort, Mining and Public Finance Law in 2022 ‘Best Law Firms’ List
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, November 2021
Kentucky, United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has earned top honors in the 2022 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers’ "Best Law Firms" rankings...

Buchalter Awarded 59 Rankings by U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” 2022
Buchalter, November 2021
California, United States of America

Buchalter is proud to announce it has been nationally ranked in 9 practice areas and regionally ranked in 50 practice areas by U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms...

Bradley Named “Law Firm of The Year” for Construction Law in 2022 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, November 2021
Alabama, United States of America

[!Bradley is pleased to announce that the firm has been named the “Law Firm of the Year” in the area of Construction Law in the 2022 edition of

Bradley Receives Multiple Top Rankings from 2022 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, November 2021
Alabama, United States of America

[!Bradley is pleased to announce that the 2022 edition of U.S...

Tiffany Graves Quoted in Law360 on the Importance of Pro Bono Work
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, November 2021
Alabama, United States of America

[!Bradley attorney Tiffany Graves was quoted in Law360 on the importance of pro bono work. “It absolutely matters to this generation, coming out of law school,” said Graves.  Graves recalls a young woman recently starting off her job interview by making clear pro bono was important to her...

Buchalter Signs Lease at Fox Tower in Downtown Portland
Buchalter, November 2021
California, United States of America

November 3, 2021. Buchalter is pleased to announce it has signed a lease to occupy the 15th floor in Fox Tower in downtown Portland. With fifty attorneys and support staff, Buchalter will be moving into 17,000 square feet of the downtown Portland skyscraper by April 1, 2022...

Dina Kravchenko Spoke at the GLOBAL ADVERTISING LAW ALLIANCE (GALA) event
ALRUD Law Firm, November 2021
Russia

On October 14th, Dina Kravchenko, Associate of ALRUD Regulatory Practice, spoke at the webinar 'Food & Beverage Advertising Regulation in Europe, the Middle East & Africa'...

Anne Talcott Elected Second Vice President of National Defense Attorney Organization
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, November 2021
Oregon, United States of America

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C., Oregon’s largest litigation firm, is proud to announce that Anne Talcott, Shareholder and firm Healthcare and Life Sciences Industry Group Leader, has been elected as Second Vice President of DRI (the Defense Research Institute)...

Open dialogue is required for businesses to reach net zero
Shoosmiths LLP, November 2021
England

An increasing number of businesses are looking to reduce their emissions and become sustainable to align with the government’s net zero strategy. Setting targets is crucial for companies with complexity across sectors, technologies and business structures...

New senior associate for Carey Olsen Hong Kong's dispute resolution and litigation team
Carey Olsen, November 2021
Bermuda

Specialising in cross-border restructuring and insolvency as well as commercial dispute resolution in both the British Virgin Isla

Hanson Bridgett Secures Major Sixth District Appellate Victory
Hanson Bridgett LLP, November 2021
California, United States of America

November 2, 2021 (San Francisco, CA) – Hanson Bridgett LLP, partners, Andrew Bassak and Christopher Rheinheimer secured a major victory with the Sixth District Court of Appeal upholding a 2017 trial court win from Monterey Superior Court for firm client,

Marlene Williams, Appointed to World Class Dance Company ODC Board of Directors
Buchalter, November 2021
California, United States of America

Buchalter congratulates Shareholder, Marlene Williams, who was appointed to ODC’s Board of Directors. Founded in 1971 by Artistic Director Brenda Way, ODC is a groundbreaking contemporary arts institution...

Brad Currier Joins Bradley's Governmental Affairs Practice
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, November 2021
Alabama, United States of America

[!Bradley is pleased to announce that J. Bradford Currier has joined the firm’s Montgomery, Alabama, office as a senior attorney. Mr. Currier will practice as part of the Governmental Affairs team...

Dick Sayles and Lane Webster Noted in Texas Lawbook Article on Noncompete Lawsuit
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, November 2021
Alabama, United States of America

[!Bradley partner Dick Sayles and associate Lane Webster were featured in Texas Lawbook’s article on Encompass Health Corporation’s suit against former CEO April Anthony...

Lane Webster Mentioned in Law360 Article on False Claims Act Settlement
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, November 2021
Alabama, United States of America

[!Bradley associate Lane Webster was cited in a Law360 article on a False Claims Act qui tam case against a large hospital system...

Shoosmiths advises Fertility Matters at Work on a new workplace programme
Shoosmiths LLP, November 2021
England

During National Fertility Week from 1 to 5 November 2021, Fertility Matters at Work is launching its workplace education and policy programme to raise awareness of fertility issues and their impact in the workplace, supporting organisations in becoming “fertility friendly” – an important topic that relates to mental health, workplace wellness and women’s reproductive hea

 

 


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