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China Needs To Add Privacy Concerns Manuel Maisog Tells China Economic Review
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, September 2015
Virginia, United States of America

Special Report: Chinese e-commerce's rush into online finance could put countless users' data at risk China Economic Review │ September 17, 2015 Manuel Maisog discusses the need to regulate the use of personal data and preserve privacy, as internet-based banking opportunities continue to increase in China...

Hunton & Williams LLP Welcomes Eight to Miami Office
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, September 2015
Florida, United States of America

Hunton & Williams LLP announces the addition of eight lawyers to its Miami office: senior attorney Stefano D’Aniello and associates Terron L. Clark, Douglas C. Dreier, Camilo A. Mejia, Román Ortega-Cowan, Susanne Schurad, Rail Seoane, and Edrei G. Swanson. “These lawyers bring individual talent, strengths, and experiences to the firm...

Hunton & Williams Ranked in The Legal 500 Latin America 2015
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, September 2015
Florida, United States of America

Hunton & Williams LLP has been recognized in The Legal 500 Latin America 2015 for its well-established Latin America practice. This is the fourth year the firm has consecutively been acknowledged in the International Firms category...

Hunton & Williams advises the underwriters for the sale of $700 million of equity units of NextEra Energy, Inc
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, September 2015
Virginia, United States of America

Hunton & Williams LLP advised the underwriters for the sale of $700 million of equity units of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NEE). Each equity unit consisted of a purchase contract issued by NEE and initially a 5% undivided beneficial ownership interest in a Series H Debenture due September 1, 2020 issued in the principal amount of $1,000 by NextEra Energy Capital Holdings, Inc...

Hunton & Williams Advises Nigeria in $237M World Bank Energy Financing
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, September 2015
Virginia, United States of America

NEW YORK — Hunton & Williams LLP advised the Nigerian Ministry of Finance and Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading PLC (known as NBET) in the signing of World Bank Partial Risk Guarantees in connection with the project financing of Azura-Edo, a 450MW independent power plant located near Benin City, the capital of Edo State in southern Nigeria...

MIAMI ATTORNEY WINS REVERSALS IN CLASS ACTIONS AGAINST TYSON
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, September 2015
Virginia, United States of America

Miami attorney Michael Mueller won two appellate reversals for longtime client Tyson Foods Inc., wiping out $24 million in class action awards in two labor disputes. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit ruled Aug. 26 that Tyson didn’t specifically agree to pay employees for time spent donning and doffing protective equipment...

Fernando Alonso Nominated by LACCA as Region’s Leading Business Lawyer
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, September 2015
Virginia, United States of America

2016 Latin American Corporate Counsel Association Annual Report September 2015 Fernando Alonso was nominated by members of The Latin American Corporate Counsel Association as among LACCA-Approved leading Corporate/M&A business lawyers. His profile appears on page 159 in the 2016 Latin American Corporate Counsel Association Annual Report...

Wendell Taylor Discusses Rising Cost of Investigations with LACCA
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, September 2015
Virginia, United States of America

Battling the Rising Cost of Investigations 2016 Latin American Corporate Counsel Association Annual Report - LACCA International │ September 2015 Wendell Taylor provides commentary about preparation and potential costs to investigate, as the Department of Justice and the SEC become more aggressive with pursing FCPA cases and enforcing actions against companies...

Corey Lee Named Among Daily Business Review 2015 Rising Stars
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, August 2015
Virginia, United States of America

MIAMI —Hunton & Williams LLP partner Corey Lee has been selected as one of Daily Business Review’s 2015 Rising Stars. Award recipients are recognized as innovators who demonstrate strong leadership qualities and are committed to pro bono, charitable and professional volunteer work in South Florida...

Litigator of the Week: Michael Mueller of Hunton & Williams, American Lawyer
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, August 2015
Virginia, United States of America

Meat and poultry workers have fired off a slew of class action lawsuits against Tyson Foods Inc. over the years, complaining that the meat processing giant stiffs them on wages. But you’ll hear no complaints from the company’s go-to outside lawyer, Michael Mueller, who estimates that he’s represented Tyson in 35 such cases...

AmLaw Names Michael Mueller ‘Litigator of the Week’ for Back-to-Back Appellate Wins
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, August 2015
Virginia, United States of America

In recognition of two appellate victories for a firm client in separate wage and hour class actions, American Lawyer named Michael Mueller its “Litigator of the Week” (Litigation Daily, August 27)...

Hunton & Williams LLP Again Ranked Among Top 50 International Law Firms in Latin America
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, August 2015
Virginia, United States of America

MIAMI — Hunton & Williams LLP was once again selected as one of the Top 50 Law Firms in Latin America by Latinvex. In addition, Hunton & Williams was ranked among the top firms in the Banking & Finance Law Firm subcategory...

Hunton & Williams LLP Named Among 50 Best Law Firms for Women
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, July 2015
Virginia, United States of America

WASHINGTON — July 31, 2015 — Working Mother Media and Flex-Time Lawyers LLC named Hunton & Williams LLP one of their 2015 “50 Best Law Firms for Women.” The winning firms were chosen for their family friendly policies and career development initiatives that are helping retain women lawyers and advance them into the leadership pipeline...

Hunton & Williams Again Named Among Top 100 “Best Companies to Work for” by Florida Trend
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, July 2015
Florida, United States of America

Hunton & Williams LLP was named for the fifth time to be among Florida's Top 100 "Best Companies to Work For" by Florida Trend magazine. The complete list of companies recognized is available in Florida Trend’s August 2015 edition. This year Hunton & Williams LLP ranked second in the “Best Large Companies” category, which includes businesses comprised of 250 or more employees...

Uriel Mendieta Listed in ‘Latin America’s Rising Legal Stars: Partners to Watch’ by Latinvex
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, July 2015
Florida, United States of America

Hunton & Williams LLP announces partner Uriel Mendieta, of the firm’s Latin America practice, has been listed among “Latin America’s Rising Legal Stars: Partners to Watch” by Latinvex. Mendieta is one of 50 rising stars selected from international law firms across the United States, London, Mexico City, Sao Paulo and the Cayman Islands doing business in the region...

Tom Julin Honored as 2015 Legal Elite
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, July 2015
Virginia, United States of America

Tom Julin has been selected as one of Florida Trend’s - Florida Legal Elite for 2015 for Commercial Litigation. Florida Trend’s Legal Elite is a peer recognized program honoring lawyers representing different practice areas in cities across the state who exemplify a standard of excellence in their profession...

Jamie Isani Receives 2015 ‘Up & Comer Award’ from South Florida Business & Wealth
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, June 2015
Virginia, United States of America

MIAMI ― Hunton & Williams LLP’s Jamie Isani, a partner based in the firm’s Miami office, has been awarded the 2015 Up & Comer Award in Law for Miami-Dade County by South Florida Business & Wealth magazine and Lifestyle Media group. Isani was selected as the winner from among seven finalists...

Hunton & Williams Advises GoTo Networks on First Direct Undersea Cable System Connecting Australia, Africa, and the Middle East
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, June 2015
Florida, United States of America

Hunton & Williams LLP is advising GoTo Networks, Inc. in respect of its construction and development of the Australia West Express (AWE) submarine cable system, which, when completed, is expected to be the first direct undersea cable between Australia, the Middle East, and Africa...

Hunton & Williams’ Privacy Practice Receives Global Tier 1 Ranking by Chambers
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, June 2015
Virginia, United States of America

Hunton & Williams LLP announces the firm’s global privacy and cybersecurity practice was again ranked in Tier 1 by Chambers & Partners in their 2015 Global and USA guides. Over the last eight years, the firm has been recognized by Chambers Global, Chambers UK and Chambers USA as a Tier 1 firm for privacy and data protection...

Hunton & Williams Announces Standings in Chambers USA 2015
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, May 2015
Virginia, United States of America

New York — Hunton & Williams LLP announces it was recognized in 30 practices (9 nationally and 21 regionally) in Chambers USA 2015, and that 85 lawyers earned 88 individual rankings in their respective practice areas...

Hunton & Williams Named Among America’s Top Corporate Law Firms
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, May 2015
New York, United States of America

NEW YORK ― Hunton & Williams LLP has been named among the top 25 law firms in Corporate Board Member magazine’s 15th annual survey of “America’s Best Corporate Law Firms,” which asked general counsel and directors of publicly traded companies what firms they would “most likely turn to for corporate legal matters of national scope...

Lawdragon Names Wally Martinez Among Its 500 Leading Lawyers in America
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, April 2015
Virginia, United States of America

Wally Martinez has been named among the 2014-2015 Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America, an annual listing of lawyers, judges, and other legal professionals who are considered the best and most powerful of their profession in America. The 500 list is determined through Lawdragon’s own editorial research, from law firm submissions, and by votes and comments through online voting...

Hunton & Williams Named Finalists in M&A Advisor’s International Annual M&A Advisor Awards
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, March 2015
New York, United States of America

NEW YORK ― Hunton & Williams LLP has been recognized as a finalist in two categories for M&A Advisor’s 7th Annual International M&A Awards, which recognizes the top international deals, dealmakers and firms conducting transactions in the Americas, Europe, Asia, Middle East, Africa and Australia. Winners will be announced April 28...

Hunton & Williams LLP Recognized by Latin Lawyer 250, 2015
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, March 2015
Florida, United States of America

Hunton & Williams LLP’s Latin America practice has been recognized in the International section of the 2015 edition of Latin Lawyer 250, The Definitive Guide to the Leading Business Law Firms of Latin America. The Latin America practice is ranked in the areas of Corporate and M&A and Banking & Finance. Hunton & Williams’ lawyers are also recognized individually in various disciplines...

Hunton & Williams LLP Partners Walter Andrews, Michael Mueller Focus on Florida Market Clients
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, March 2015
Florida, United States of America

Hunton & Williams LLP welcomes partners Walter J. Andrews, of the firm’s McLean office, and Michael J. Mueller, of the firm’s Washington office, to its Miami office...

Partners Walter Andrews, Michael Mueller Focus on Florida Market Clients
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, March 2015
Florida, United States of America

MIAMI — March 5, 2015 —Hunton & Williams LLP welcomes partners Walter J. Andrews, of the firm’s McLean office, and Michael J. Mueller, of the firm’s Washington office, to its Miami office...

David Yates Receives International Law Office Client Choice Award
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, March 2015
Georgia, United States of America

Hunton & Williams LLP announces Atlanta partner David R. Yates has received an International Law Office “Client Choice Award” for excellent client service in the mergers and acquisitions category. Yates is the exclusive winner in this category for the state of Georgia...

Hunton & Williams Represents Lenders on Approx. $4.37B Texas LNG Export Facility Financing
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, December 2014
New York, United States of America

Hunton & Williams LLP successfully represented Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC), Nippon Export and Investment Insurance (NEXI), and a group of commercial banks on a $4...

Hunton & Williams LLP Recognized in The Legal 500 Latin America in 2014 For A Third Consecutive Year
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, October 2014
Florida, United States of America

Hunton & Williams LLP has been recognized in The Legal 500 Latin America for its well-established Latin America practice, for a third consecutive year. Alongside the firm, the lawyers listed below were recommended in the following international sections of the guide: International Banking & Finance, International Corporate/M&A, and International Projects & Energy...

Hunton & Williams Continues National Growth, Carol Fernandez Returns to Corporate and Latin America Practices
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, October 2014
Florida, United States of America

Hunton & Williams LLP announces the expansion of its global corporate and Latin America practices with the return of Carol Fernandez to its Miami office. Fernandez joins the firm following eight years with firm client Diageo, where she most recently served as regional counsel responsible for M&A activities in Latin America...

Six at Hunton & Williams Named South Florida’s Top Rated Lawyers
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, September 2014
Florida, United States of America

Hunton & Williams LLP announces six of its Miami-based lawyers have been listed in the 2014 edition of South Florida’s Top Rated Lawyers, a resource of South Florida’s lawyers who have earned an “AV Preeminent” rating from Martindale-Hubbell. Fernando C...

Hunton & Williams’ Latin America Practice Honored by Chambers - Receives Chambers Latin America Award for Excellence for International Counsel in Latin America, Law Firm of the Year
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, September 2014
Florida, United States of America

Hunton & Williams LLP announces it has received the 2014 Chambers Latin America Award for Excellence for International Counsel in Latin America, Law Firm of the Year in Corporate & Finance (Florida-based). These awards recognize the achievements of law firms working in Latin America...

Dealmakers Q&A: Hunton & Williams’ Carl Schwartz
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, September 2014
New York, United States of America

Co-head of Hunton & Williams LLP's global real estate practice, Carl F. Schwartz has led numerous high-profile and complicated deals across the country. Recently, he advised DTH Capital Inc. in connection with a $240 million construction loan with respect to 20 Exchange Place, the landmark Art Deco building built in 1931...

Hunton & Williams LLP Ranked Among Latin America’s Top 50 International Law Firms
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, August 2014
Florida, United States of America

Hunton & Williams LLP was selected as one of the Top 50 Law Firms in Latin America by LatinVex. The firm was ranked in the subcategory of the Top 25 Banking and Finance Law Firms. “It is an honor to be recognized as one of the top international law firms working in Latin America...

Fourteen at Hunton & Williams LLP Named ‘Lawyers of the Year’ by Best Lawyers 2015
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, August 2014
D.C., United States of America

WASHINGTON — August 22, 2014 — Hunton & Williams LLP announces 14 lawyers were named “Lawyers of the Year” by Best Lawyers 2015, in their respective practice categories and cities. Tyler P. Brown, Richmond, Virginia — Bankruptcy / Insolvency Barry R. Davidson, Miami, Florida — Litigation-Antitrust John D. Epps, Richmond, Virginia — Litigation-Product Liability Kevin J...

Seven at Hunton & Williams in Miami Listed as The Best Lawyers in America© 2015
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, August 2014
Florida, United States of America

Hunton & Williams LLP announces that five partners and two special counsel from its Miami office have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2015 (Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC). • Fernando C. Alonso (Banking and Finance Law) Alonso is chairman of the Latin America practice group...

Dealmakers Q&A: Hunton & Williams’ Susan Failla, Law360
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, August 2014
New York, United States of America

Susan S. Failla dedicates her practice to corporate finance, securities offerings, domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and securities law compliance at Hunton & Williams LLP. She has led capital markets transactions totaling more than $100 billion for companies in the consumer products, energy, information services and financial services industries...

Three Selected as 2014 Rising Stars by Daily Business Review
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, August 2014
Florida, United States of America

Gustavo J. Membiela, Jamie Zysk Isani and Uriel A. Mendieta were selected as 2014 Rising Stars by the Daily Business Review. http://www.hunton...

Hunton & Williams LLP Named Among 50 Best Law Firms for Women
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, August 2014
New York, United States of America

NEW YORK — August 5, 2014 — Working Mother Media and Flex-Time Lawyers LLC named Hunton & Williams LLP one of their 2014 “50 Best Law Firms for Women.” The winning firms were chosen for their family friendly policies and career development initiatives that are helping retain women lawyers and advance them into the leadership pipeline...

Hunton & Williams Among Top 100 ‘Best Companies to Work’ in Florida
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, July 2014
Florida, United States of America

Hunton & Williams LLP was named for the fourth year among Florida’s Top 100 “Best Companies to Work For” by Florida Trend magazine. The complete list of companies recognized is available in Florida Trend’s August 2014 edition. This year Hunton & Williams LLP ranked 11th in the “Best Large Companies” category, which includes businesses of 250 or more employees...

Florida Governor Rick Scott Appoints Juan Enjamio to Third District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, July 2014
Florida, United States of America

Hunton & Williams LLP’s Juan C. Enjamio was appointed by Governor Rick Scott to the Third District Court of Appeal Judicial Nomination Commission. Enjamio, one of twenty-seven individuals across the state appointed to nine Judicial Nominating Commissions, is managing partner of the firm’s Miami office and head of the labor and employment team in Miami...

Florida Trend Recognizes Two Hunton & Williams Partners as 2014 Florida Legal Elite
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, July 2014
Florida, United States of America

MIAMI — July 21, 2014 — Hunton & Williams LLP is pleased to announce that partners Samuel A. Danon and Thomas R. Julin have been recognized by their peers as two of Florida’s “Legal Leaders” in Florida Trend magazine’s eleventh edition of Florida Legal Elite in 2014...

Hunton & Williams Prepares ‘Business Without Borders,’ A Report on the Importance of Cross-Border Data Transfers to Global Prosperity
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, July 2014
New York, United States of America

Hunton & Williams, in collaboration with the US Chamber of Commerce, recently issued “Business Without Borders: The Importance of Cross-Border Data Transfers to Global Prosperity,” a report which highlights the benefits of cross-border data transfers to businesses in the international marketplace...

Legal Stronghold, Executive South Florida Magazine (Gus Membiela quoted)
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, July 2014
Florida, United States of America

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World Bank Group Publishes New Report On Resource Financed Infrastructure, Co-Authored by Hunton & Williams Lawyers
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, June 2014
D.C., United States of America

WASHINGTON — June 30, 2014 — The World Bank Group recently published Resource Financed Infrastructure: A Discussion on a New Form of Infrastructure Financing...

Best USA Law Firm: Project Finance, Infrastructure & Energy 2014
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, June 2014
New York, United States of America

NEW YORK — June 26, 2014 — Hunton & Williams LLP was named the Best USA Law Firm: Project Finance, Infrastructure & Energy 2014 by the International Legal Alliance Summit & Awards (ILASA). The award recognizes firms for excellence in annual results, lasting performance in management and leadership, and a high level of achievement in their home markets...

Hunton & Williams LLP Represents Owner of 20 Exchange Place in $240M Construction Loan
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, June 2014
New York, United States of America

Hunton & Williams LLP advised DTH Capital Inc. in connection with a $240 million construction loan with respect to 20 Exchange Place, the landmark Art Deco building built in 1931 as headquarters for firms that ultimately became Citigroup. A number of the tower floors were previously converted to apartments following construction financing obtained in 2006...

Environmental Practice Wins Chambers USA Award of Excellence; 32 Practices, 86 Lawyers Ranked
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, May 2014
New York, United States of America

NEW YORK — May 27, 2014 — Hunton & Williams LLP announces that the Environmental Practice, including Climate Change, has won the Chambers USA 2014 Award of Excellence. This award reflects the significant achievements over the past 12 months of the firm’s environment and climate change practices, which are led by William L. Wehrum...

Fradyn Suárez Recognized Among Top 50 Female Latin America-Focused Lawyers
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, May 2014
Florida, United States of America

Hunton & Williams LLP partner Fradyn Suárez has been selected by the editorial staff of Latinvex as one of the top 50 female lawyers focusing on Latin America from firms across the globe, including the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada and the Cayman Islands...

Hunton & Williams Dealmakers – Fradyn Suárez, Gabriel Valdés
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, May 2014
Florida, United States of America

Fradyn Suárez and Gabriel Valdés highlight their work that resulted in a multilateral development institution’s successful closing of a multimillion-dollar loan to a Brazilian bank. Hunton & Williams works to protect the bank which is a primary source of development financing for Latin America and the Caribbean. Suárez focuses primarily on cross-border finance and investments...

 

 


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