log in
Submit a Press | Back

Press Releases

Flokk AS acquires Giroflex with the support of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, July 2017
Germany

Norwegian Flokk AS, advised by a team led by Hamburg-based partner Dr. Stefan Duhnkrack, acquired all shares in Swiss Giroflex-Holding AG with all its holdings, including the German subsidiary (Giroflex GmbH). Flokk AS, formerly Scandinavian Business Seating AS, is a portfolio company of Triton Fund IV. The leading European manufacturer of workplace furniture is headquartered in Oslo...

Beccar Varela and Allende & Brea advise in Masisa's acquisition by Egger Group
Estudio Beccar Varela, July 2017
Argentina

Buenos Aires, July 21st, 2017. Egger Holzwerkstoffe GmbH, through its Argentine subsidiary Egger Investments S.A., signed an agreement for the acquisition of the industrial business of Masisa Argentina SA (subsidiary of Masisa S.A., a Chilean company) on July 17th. The transaction is expected to close within the next three months, once the conditions precedent contained in the agreement are met...

Bankruptcy Bar Honors Haynes and Boone’s Charles Beckham Jr.
Haynes and Boone, LLP, July 2017
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner Charles A. Beckham Jr. received the Robert B. Wilson Distinguished Service Award from the State Bar of Texas Bankruptcy Law Section for his dedication to the profession and to his field. The award is named for Robert B...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advises GoDaddy Inc. on sale of PlusServer-group
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, July 2017
Germany

A team led by Dr. Pär Johansson of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised GoDaddy Inc. on the sale of the PlusServer-group which is based in Cologne. The PlusServer-group offers webhosting and provides individual managed-hosting-solutions and hybride Cloud solutions for business customers. GoDaddy Inc. had acquired PlusServer-group in 2017 in connection with the acquisition of the Host Europe-group...

Haynes and Boone Partners Named California Rising Stars in 2017
Haynes and Boone, LLP, July 2017
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP Partners Kimberly Chase and Henry Welch have been named Rising Stars in California in the most recent Super Lawyers directory, published by Thomson Reuters. This is the fifth straight year that Chase, who practices in the Orange County office, has been selected as a Rising Star in Southern California. She is highlighted for employment litigation...

Franchise Case Dismissal Featured in Texas Lawyer
Haynes and Boone, LLP, July 2017
Texas, United States of America

A Haynes and Boone, LLP team won the complete dismissal of a breach of contract and fraud suit against Holiday Hospitality Franchising stemming from the company’s decision not to renew the operating license for a Houston Holiday Inn...

Pellerano & Herrera Selected Best Company to Work for
Pellerano & Herrera, July 2017
Dominican Republic

Pellerano & Herrera was selected as the best company to work for, in the law firm category, and one of the best companies to work for in the Dominican Republic in 2017, for eleventh consecutive year by Mercado magazine's annual ranking of 80 leading Dominican companies...

Shoosmiths’ sports law experts appointed to serve on Governing Bodies
Shoosmiths LLP, July 2017
England

Sports lawyers at national law firm Shoosmiths, Caroline Brennan, Mike Patterson and John Shea, take up key roles for national governing bodies in the sports sector...

Shoosmiths advises on entire life-cycle of award-winning London mixed-use scheme
Shoosmiths LLP, July 2017
England

Real estate experts from national law firm Shoosmiths have advised Citygrove Securities PLC and its subsidiary Albemarle Developments Limited throughout the lifecycle of re-developing The Old Dairy, an award-winning mixed use scheme in South Ruislip...

Shoosmiths advises on entire life-cycle of award-winning London mixed-use scheme
Shoosmiths LLP, July 2017
England

Real estate experts from national law firm Shoosmiths have advised Citygrove Securities PLC and its subsidiary Albemarle Developments Limited throughout the lifecycle of re-developing The Old Dairy, an award-winning mixed use scheme in South Ruislip...

Ulmer Acquires Internationally-Recognized Immigration Practice
Ulmer & Berne LLP, July 2017
United States of America

Ulmer & Berne LLP is pleased to announce that it has acquired David Wolfe Leopold & Associates, the internationally-recognized immigration law practice led by David W. Leopold. The acquisition bolsters Ulmer’s already robust immigration practice, which provides businesses with integrated solutions for immigration, visa and consular-related challenges...

Haynes and Boone Gets Franchise Dispute Dismissed for Holiday Hospitality
Haynes and Boone, LLP, July 2017
Texas, United States of America

A Haynes and Boone team won the complete dismissal of a breach of contract and fraud suit against Holiday Hospitality Franchising stemming from the company’s decision not to renew the operating license for a Houston Holiday Inn...

SMS was designated member of the International Committee of External Auditors, and Pablo San Martín, President of the firm, will be chairman of the Audit Committee of the organization
SMS - San Martin, Suarez y Asociados, July 2017
Argentina

SMS Latinoamérica, the international organization of audit and consulting firms with HQ in Argentina, has been designated as a member of the Transnational Auditors Committee and, as of July 2017, its president, Pablo San Martín, will become the Chairman of the Forum of Firms´ Audit Committee...

ENSafrica recognised as a leading international firm for India-related work
ENSafrica, July 2017
South Africa

We are delighted that, for the third consecutive year, ENSafrica has been identified as a leading international law firm for India-related work by the India Business Law Journal. The announcement was made in an intelligence report titled “Global Stars”, which was published in a recently released edition of the India Business Law Journal...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advises supervisory board and about 2,400 shareholders of OMIRA Oberland-Milchverwertung GmbH on the acquisition by Lactalis
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, July 2017
Germany

A team led by Dr. Rainer Herschlein of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek's Stuttgart office advised the supervisory board and some 2,400 direct and indirect shareholders of OMIRA Oberland-Milchverwertung GmbH, including six cooperatives, on the acquisition by Lactalis. With the takeover, OMIRA enhances its prospects for the future and obtained a 10-year milk price guarantee for all milk producers...

Shoosmiths advises on £3m investment into education tech platform
Shoosmiths LLP, July 2017
England

National law firm Shoosmiths has advised NVM Private Equity LLP on a £3m venture capital investment into Knowledgemotion, creators of Boclips, a leading video clips platform for the education sector. Knowledgemotion - founded in 2013 - created boclips, a platform that enables education providers to easily find, license and use video clips that they can embed into their teaching services...

Delphi advises The Carlyle Group on its sale of BTI Studios to Altor
Delphi, July 2017
Sweden

Advokatfirman Delphi has acted as legal advisor to The Carlyle Group on its sale of BTI Studios to Altor. Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) and Altor Fund IV (“Altor”) today announced that they have signed a definitive agreement under which Carlyle will sell BTI Studios to Altor...

Technology Expert Thomas Jansen joins Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek from DLA Piper
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, July 2017
Germany

Effective July 20, 2017, Dr. Thomas Jansen (52) will join Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek's Munich office as an Equity Partner. The technology lawyer joins Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek from DLA Piper. Thomas Jansen has been a Partner at DLA Piper since 2004. He opened the firm's Munich office in 2007 and served as Office Managing Partner until September 2016...

Data Privacy and Cyber Security: Impact on Outsourcing
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, July 2017
Philippines

SyCipLaw partner Rose Marie M. King-Dominguez will be speaking on “PICs vs. PIPs: What the DPA Means for BPOs and Their Clients” at the Data Privacy Asia 2017. The summit is presented by the Contact Center Association of the Philippines and will take place on July 20 at the Makati Shangri-La Hotel...

Mini Kapoor Uses “Young Lawyer” Rule to Obtain Federal Court Hearing for Client
Haynes and Boone, LLP, July 2017
Texas, United States of America

A Haynes and Boone, LLP team of Partner Michael J. Mazzone and Associates Mini Kapoor and Miles Indest secured a summary judgment victory for Hess Corp. on June 29 when U.S. District Judge Alfred Bennett dismissed all claims brought against the company in a transportation dispute involving big rigs in North Dakota...

Haynes and Boone Turns Lawyering Into Student Summer Fun
Haynes and Boone, LLP, July 2017
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP is introducing middle school and high school students in Texas, New York and California to opportunities in the legal profession through a series of July events...

Albert Tan Addresses Asia Symposium on Global Growth of Fund Finance
Haynes and Boone, LLP, July 2017
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP Finance Partner Albert Tan helped organize and lead a successful 1st Annual Asia-Pacific Fund Finance Symposium in Hong Kong for the Fund Finance Association as a member of the steering and marketing committees. Tan gave the opening address and moderated a panel providing an “Overview of Fund Finance in Asia...

Top accolades for ENSafrica’s IP team and its members
ENSafrica, July 2017
South Africa

We are delighted to announce that Gaelyn Scott, head of ENSafrica’s IP department, has again been recognised by Managing Intellectual Property as one of the world’s leading female IP attorneys in its 2017 IP Stars list of the Top 250 Women in IP. Gaelyn Scott and Ilse du Plessis were ranked by Managing Intellectual Property as IP Stars for trade marks...

Beccar Varela celebrates its 120th Anniversary
Estudio Beccar Varela, July 2017
Argentina

Buenos Aires, 8 July 2017. Estudio Beccar Varela turns 120 years old today. Its team, made up of more than 145 lawyers, paralegals, practicing lawyers and assistants, will celebrate the anniversary throughout the year with clients and friends. Horacio E...

AL-KO Acquires Majority Interest in STEMMER IMAGING Group with Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, July 2017
Germany

Led by Boris Dürr, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised AL-KO AG on the acquisition of 75.04% in STEMMER IMAGING GmbH. Effective June 30, 2017, AL-KO took over the shares from Wilhelm Stemmer, the company's founder. STEMMER Group management will stay on and will take out 24.96% in STEMMER IMAGING GmbH as part of the transaction...

SyCipLaw joins Clark Freeport Zone Seminar for Expatriates
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, July 2017
Philippines

The Clark Development Corporation (CDC), in cooperation with SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, Bureau of Immigration, and the Department of Labor & Employment, will be holding a seminar on “Clark Freeport Zone Requisites for Securing/Renewing Employment Permit for Expats and Fostering Harmony in the Workplace between Foreign Employers and Local Employees”...

Morgan & Morgan advised Thesan with respect to a US$11.5 million finance for the development and operation of solar energy project El Espinal
Morgan & Morgan, July 2017
Panama

Morgan & Morgan acted as Panamanian counsel to Thesan with respect to a US$11.5 Million Dollars Project Finance facility granted by CIFI (Corporación Interamericana para el Financiamiento de Infraestructura, S.A.) for the development and operation of a solar photovoltaic power plant “El Espinal”, with an installed capacity of 8.5MW in the Republic of Panama...

Craig Unterberg Appointed President of Leading Jewish Advocacy Organization in New York
Haynes and Boone, LLP, July 2017
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner Craig Unterberg has undertaken another community leadership role as the new president of the AJC New York Region. AJC New York installed Unterberg as its new president at the organization’s Annual Meeting on June 14. AJC is the global advocate for the well-being of the Jewish people and Israel and for the advancement of democratic values around the world...

Delphi has advised the Momentum Group on its acquisition of TriffiQ Företagsprofilering
Delphi, July 2017
Sweden

The law firm Delphi acted as legal advisor to the Momentum Group on the company's acquisition of 70 per cent of the shares in TriffiQ Företagsprofilering AB. Partner Mats Dahlberg led the Delphi transaction team, assisted by Matilda Karlsson, Emmy Falck and Katarina Häggqvist. TriffiQ is a leading reseller of workwear and protective footwear in Stockholm...

Anna Ulfsdotter Forssell, lawyer at the law firm Delphi, will chair a new government inquiry into public procurement
Delphi, July 2017
Sweden

The government has appointed an inquiry to investigate how the legal framework governing public procurement can be made simpler and more flexible, and to examine certain questions relating to the review process. On Tuesday, July 4, it was announced that Anna Ulfsdotter Forssell, partner and lawyer at the Delphi law firm, will lead the new investigation...

Dominican Mining Chamber recognizes Pellerano & Herrera for its contributions to the mining sector
Pellerano & Herrera, July 2017
Dominican Republic

Former president and founding member, Luis Rafael Pellerano, was also recognized. The Mining and Oil Chamber of the Dominican Republic recognized Pellerano & Herrera for its contributions to the institutional framework of the extractive industry...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek represents VTG at the Federal Cartel Office and advises on the registration of CIT Group (USA) in Austria
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, July 2017
Germany

A team led by Dr. Rainer Velte, partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek's Düsseldorf office, advises VTG AG in matters of antitrust law related to the acquisition of all shares in CIT Rail Holdings (Europe) and the affiliated NACCO Group. The Düsseldorf-based antitrust law team represents the company at the Federal Cartel Office...

World Services Group and Bloomberg BNA Launch Strategic Alliance With Cross-Border Deals Forum in New York City
World Services Group, July 2017
Texas, United States of America

New York, NY—July 5, 2017—World Services Group, the global network of leading law firms, accounting firms and investment banks, together with Bloomberg BNA, have announced an agreement that provides insights into tax reform, privacy and data security compliance, and cross-border risk assessment for WSG members and their clients...

Delphi advises EQT Ventures on investments in Min Doktor, Peltarion and Small Giant Games
Delphi, July 2017
Sweden

Delphi has advised EQT Ventures on investments in the digital healthcare company Min Doktor, the AI company Peltarion and the Finnish gaming company Small Giant Games. Delphi's team was headed by Managing Partner David Aversten and Senior Associate Emma Dansbo. The team also included Counsel Anna Ribenfors and Associate Jeppa Persson, among others...

Top real estate PSL acts as consultant editor for a new edition of a key property law title
Shoosmiths LLP, July 2017
England

Peter Williams, head of the real estate professional support lawyer (PSL) team at national law firm Shoosmiths, has acted as consultant editor on the updated Volume 87 of Halsbury’s Laws of England, which is set for publication at the end of June. Halsbury’s Laws is a well-respected legal encyclopaedia, consisting of a series of volumes published by LexisNexis...

Shoosmiths advises easyHotel on its expansion into Oxford
Shoosmiths LLP, July 2017
England

National law firm Shoosmiths has advised easyHotel UK Limited on an agreement for lease to take a 25-year lease of a new build Hotel in Oxford, the first such lease for the hotel chain. Located less than two miles from the city centre in Oxford’s Summertown, the site is to be redeveloped as a mixed-use property...

Real Estate Management and Construction Lawyer Stürzer Joins Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek's Munich Office
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, July 2017
Germany

Wolfgang Stürzer (50) joined the law firm of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek in Munich as of July 1, 2017. Stürzer comes from HFK (formerly Heiermann Franke Knipp), where he had been partner since 2009 and shareholder since 2015. Previously, Stürzer was a partner at Munich-based boutique law firm Mosler + Partner...

Delphi Law Firm advisor to the sellers of Comenius Svenska AB
Delphi, July 2017
Sweden

Delphi has advised the sellers of Comenius Svenska AB in connection with the divestment of all shares in the company and its subsidiaries, Comenius Talent Management, to the Visma Group. Comenius, founded in 2001, is a Swedish market-leading IT company that offer its clients cloud-based talent management solutions...

Carey hires an economist expert in valuations
Carey, June 2017
Chile

The professional will work along with the firm’s Tax and Antitrust Groups. In order to strengthen its transfer pricing area and give support to the Antitrust Group, Carey hired Mariana Sepúlveda, economist and former Research Manager of Econsult, company dedicated to economic advice, valuations and corporate finance...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advises on investment by Chinese Haowu Group in FEUER powertrain
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, June 2017
Germany

A team led by Michael Neises, partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek's Frankfurt office, advised the shareholders of FEUER powertrain GmbH & Co. KG on the sale of shares to Chinese Haowu Group. As part of the transaction, Haowu Group will initially take a 50% holding in FEUER powertrain...

Pellerano & Herrera assisted Scotiabank in financing of US Embassy’s residential compound
Pellerano & Herrera, June 2017
Dominican Republic

Pellerano & Herrera advised Scotiabank in the financing granted to US Overseas Housing, LLC for the construction of a residential compound for employees of the United States Embassy in Santo Domingo. The legal team was led by partner Luis Rafael Pellerano, senior associate Joanna Bonnelly, and associate Paloma Grullón...

Order Suppressing Evidence in Benjamin Wey Case is Talk of New York Bar
Haynes and Boone, LLP, June 2017
Texas, United States of America

The New York Law Journal described the ruling by U.S. District Judge Alison Nathan as part of a “small revolution inside the Southern District” and the latest addition to a “mini tidal wave” of pushback by the federal judiciary against law enforcement’s overly broad use of search warrants...

Delphi Law Firm advises Geely Autogroup on new innovation centre in Sweden
Delphi, June 2017
Sweden

Geely Autogroup intends to strengthen its presence in Europe, and in Sweden. The establishment of CEVT AB and affiliated Geely businesses has remarkably contributed to a thriving automotive cluster at Lindholmen Science Park in Gothenburg that is a core for Geely’s future cutting edge technologies and design...

WSG Congratulates Member Firms and Lawyers on Receiving Multiple Awards for Excellence of Women in Law
World Services Group, June 2017
United States of America

World Services Group (WSG), the leading multi-disciplinary network of law firms, accounting firms and investment bankers, is pleased to highlight the achievements of certain member firms and individuals in recent recognitions supporting outstanding women in the practice of law. Ms...

SyCipLaw helps Upper Bicutan National High School get Ready for School
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, June 2017
Philippines

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan (SyCipLaw) participated in the “Ready for School” project of the Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP). A total of 44 SyCipLaw lawyers (partners, senior associates and associates) and non-legal staff painted school chairs and covered books last May 20 at the Upper Bicutan National High School in Taguig City...

Sygnis AG successfully raises EUR 10 million of equity and acquires Innova with support of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, June 2017
Germany

Sygnis AG acquires British Innova Biosciences Ltd. For this purpose Sygnis AG successfully placed EUR 10 million through capital increases. A team led by partner Dr. Thorsten Kuthe of the law firm of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advises Sygnis AG on the transaction. The transaction which was a significant success for Sygnis comprised in total 5 capital measures...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advises Winfried Gerold on the sale of Gewi regenerative energies to swb CREA
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, June 2017
Germany

With a team led by Dr. Peter Christian Schmidt, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised Winfried Gerold, the sole shareholder of Gewi regenerative energies, on the sale of all shares to swb CREA GmbH. swb group (formerly Stadtwerke Bremen utilities) intends to further expand its activities in renewable energies with the acquisition of Gewi...

Beccar Varela won a Special Distinction at the 2017 ILASA Awards
Estudio Beccar Varela, June 2017
Argentina

Buenos Aires, 23 June 2017. Beccar Varela won a “Special Distinction” within the “Best Latin American Law Firm 2017” category at the 10th edition of the International Legal Alliance Awards ceremony held at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel on 15 June The award was received by Horacio E...

Shoosmiths partners with the FSPA to advise on Brexit
Shoosmiths LLP, June 2017
England

National law firm Shoosmiths has teamed up with the Federation of Sports and Play Associations (FSPA) to provide crucial guidance throughout the UK’s Brexit negotiations. As the voice of the UK sports and play industries, the FSPA will liaise with the UK government helping to ensure the best outcomes for its 500 member businesses...

Delphi advisor in spin-off and separate listing of Momentum Group
Delphi, June 2017
Sweden

Momentum Group AB was today listed on Nasdaq Stockholm (Mid Cap). The law firm Delphi acted as legal advisor in the spin-off of Momentum Group from B&B TOOLS AB, itself listed on Nasdaq Stockholm (Mid Cap), and in the subsequent listing of Momentum Group on Nasdaq Stockholm...

 

 


WSG's members are independent firms and are not affiliated in the joint practice of professional services. Each member exercises its own individual judgments on all client matters.

HOME | SITE MAP | GLANCE | DISCLAIMER |  © World Services Group, 2017