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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...

Haynes and Boone Applauds SMU for Winning Award for Innovation and Professionalism
Haynes and Boone, LLP, June 2017
Texas, United States of America

SMU Dedman School of Law has been named a recipient of the 2017 E. Smythe Gambrell Professionalism Award, bestowed annually by the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Professionalism. Established in 1991, the award honors excellence and innovation in professionalism programs led by law schools and other organizations...

Digital Boundaries: What Every Board Needs to Know about Data Management and Cyber security Management
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, June 2017
Philippines

SyCipLaw partner Rose Marie M. King-Dominguez was one of the featured speakers at Breakfast Roundtable on "Digital Boundaries: What Every Board Needs to Know about Data Privacy and Cyber security Management" last May 5 at the Tower Club Makati. The event was organized by the Institute of Corporate Directors and AIG. Rose Marie M...

James Yong Wang Authored China Fundraising Chapter of Global Private Equity Review (2017 edition)
Han Kun Law Offices, June 2017
China

The London-based leading legal publisher Law Business Research recently published the 2017 (sixth) edition of The Private Equity Review. James Yong Wang was commissioned by LBR to author the China Fundraising Chapter of this global review for the fourth time. Han Kun is the only PRC-headquartered law firm contributor to this global review...

Haynes and Boone Advises KMG in $495 Million Acquisition of Manufacturer of Pipeline Performance Products
Haynes and Boone, LLP, June 2017
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner Bill Nelson led a team of lawyers who represented client KMG Chemicals Inc. in its acquisition of Flowchem, a leading manufacturer of pipeline performance products, from Arsenal Capital Partners. Haynes and Boone also advised KMG on the related financing of the transaction...

WSG Congratulates Six Member Firms for IFLR European Awards
World Services Group, June 2017
Texas, United States of America

SIX INTERNATIONAL LAW FIRMS RECEIVE GLOBAL RECOGNITION FOR OUTSTANDING SERVICE World Services Group Applauds Member Firms for IFLR Europe Awards Each year, the International Financial Law Review (IFLR) conducts an exhaustive review of hundreds of law firms working across Europe to identify and recognize those organizations providing exemplary service and counsel involving sophisticated intern

WSG Commends Four Member Firms for IFLR Americas Awards
World Services Group, June 2017
United States of America

FOUR INTERNATIONAL LAW FIRMS RECEIVE GLOBAL RECOGNITION FOR OUTSTANDING SERVICE World Services Group Applauds Member Firms for IFLR Americas Awards Each year, the International Financial Law Review (IFLR) conducts an exhaustive review of hundreds of law firms working across North, Central and South America to identify and recognize those organizations providing exemplary service and counsel i

Shoosmiths advises Roomzzz on first aparthotel in Scotland
Shoosmiths LLP, June 2017
England

PROPERTY lawyers at national law firm Shoosmiths have advised luxury aparthotel brand, Roomzzz, on their expansion into Scotland with a brand-new aparthotel confirmed within the £1bn Edinburgh St James development, scheduled to open in 2021. The new Roomzzz Edinburgh aparthotel will take prime position within the 1.7 million sq ft Edinburgh St James development in the heart of the city...

Shoosmiths advises LDC on £11m investment into leading global medical communications group
Shoosmiths LLP, June 2017
England

National law firm Shoosmiths has advised LDC, the UK’s leading mid-market private equity investor, on its latest investment into Lucid Group Communications, a global specialist provider of strategic medical communications services to world leading pharmaceutical companies. LDC completed an £11million minority investment into the group which has offices in London, Beaconsfield and New York City...

Haynes and Boone Secures Patent Trial Victory for Prinston Pharmaceutical
Haynes and Boone, LLP, June 2017
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP won a complete victory in New Jersey federal court for client Prinston Pharmaceutical Inc., a generic drug company. Prinston is seeking to market a generic version of Brisdelle®, a non-hormonal (i.e., non-estrogen based) treatment for hot flashes associated with menopause...

Haynes and Boone Releases Report Detailing Nationwide OSHA Investigation Trends in the Retail Industry
Haynes and Boone, LLP, June 2017
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP has released its second Retail Industry OSHA Monitor, which surveys Occupational Safety and Health Administration investigations and citations of retail establishments throughout the nation. The report offers keen insight into government enforcement trends in the retail industry...

Heuking advises DATAGROUP SE on the takeover of HanseCom Gesellschaft für Informations- und Kommunikationsdienstleistungen mbH
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, June 2017
Germany

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised DATAGROUP SE on the acquisition of Hamburg-based IT service provider HanseCom Gesellschaft für Informations- und Kommunikationsdienstleistungen mbH and supported the client throughout the transaction. HanseCom Gesellschaft für Informations- und Kommunikationsservices mbH was a joint venture of Siemens AG and Hamburger Hochbahnen AG...

THE NAGA GROUP AG goes public with Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, June 2017
Germany

A team led by Dr. Thorsten Kuthe and Dr. Christoph Gringel advises FinTech company THE NAGA GROUP AG (NAGA) on its IPO. Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek acts as a transaction counsel for Hauck&Aufhäuser and NAGA. Listing of the shares is scheduled for July 10, 2017 on the open-market Scale segment – subject to earlier completion of the subscription...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek supports Heidelberg in acquiring Fujifilm business units
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, June 2017
Germany

Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) takes over the varnish and pressurized chemicals business from Fujifilm Europe B.V. A team led by Munich-based partners Dr. Ulrich Jork and Dr. Helge-Torsten Wöhlert of the business law firm of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised Heidelberg comprehensively on the transaction...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advises Rantum Capital and Cedarlake Private Equity Fund I on the takeover of new high-tech company montratec
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, June 2017
Germany

A team led by Dr. Pär Johansson and Kristina Schneider from the Cologne office of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised Cedarlake Private Equity Fund, advised by Rantum Capital in Frankfurt, on the acquisition of the "Intralogistics" business unit, which was spun off by Freudenstadt-based family group SCHMID Group...

Haynes and Boone Honored for Pro Bono Work in Orange County
Haynes and Boone, LLP, June 2017
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone LLP will be honored as pro bono law firm of the year by Orange County’s Public Law Center at the Volunteers for Justice Dinner in Irvine on June 19. The firm is being recognized for its many pro bono efforts in recent years, including its 2015 representation of clients who successfully enjoined the City of Costa Mesa from evicting low-income residents from motels...

Shoosmiths’ service to HNW individuals celebrated in prestigious family law listing
Shoosmiths LLP, June 2017
England

National law firm Shoosmiths has been recognised in PAM Insight’s ‘2017 eprivateclient Top Family Law Firms’ listing, highlighting its reputation as a go-to firm for high net worth individuals and those with complex cases needing specialist expertise...

Shoosmiths takes the title again at Credit Strategy Car Finance Awards
Shoosmiths LLP, June 2017
England

National law firm Shoosmiths has been crowned Law Firm of the Year for the second consecutive year at the Credit Strategy Car Finance Awards. The annual awards showcases the best in the car finance industry and acknowledges firms and individuals that have demonstrated exceptional expertise over the last year...

Beccar Varela advises Los Grobo on Class VI and VII notes issuance
Estudio Beccar Varela, June 2017
Argentina

May 22nd, 2017. Estudio Beccar Varela advised Los Grobo Agropecuaria S.A. on the Class VI and VII notes issuance, carried out under the company’s Global Program for the issuance of Simple Negotiable Obligations not convertible into shares for a maximum circulation value of up to US$ 80 million (or its equivalent in other currencies)...

Beccar Varela advises Compañia Financiera Argentina on notes issuance
Estudio Beccar Varela, June 2017
Argentina

May 22nd, 2017. Estudio Beccar Varela advised Compañía Argentina Financiera S.A. on the Class XIX notes issuance, carried out in two series under the company’s global program for short, medium and long-term notes for a maximum nominal value of up to US$250 million (or its equivalent in other currencies)...

Beccar Varela appoints two new partners
Estudio Beccar Varela, June 2017
Argentina

Buenos Aires, 5th June 2017. On May 31st Beccar Varela promoted Doctors Juan Antonio Stupenengo and Guido H. Krolovetzky to partner, in recognition both of their talent and of the great contribution they have made to the firm in the areas of administrative and customs law respectively. According to Horacio E...

Beccar Varela advises Tarjetas del Mar S.A. on Class II notes issuance
Estudio Beccar Varela, June 2017
Argentina

June 9th, 2017. Beccar Varela advised Tarjetas del Mar S.A. on the Class II notes issuance, carried out on May 17th in two series under the company’s global program for short, medium and long-term notes for a maximum nominal value of up to US$75 million (or its equivalent in other currencies). Series I notes were issued at a nominal value of AR$137.524...

Santander Río and Banco de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires grant a syndicated loan worth US$11 million to Oilstone Energía
Estudio Beccar Varela, June 2017
Argentina

June 9th, 2017. Banco Santander Río S.A., acting as lender, arranger and administrative agent, and Banco de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires, acting as lender and arranger, granted a syndicated loan worth U$S11 million to Oilstone Energía S.A. In this transaction, Estudio Beccar Varela acted as counsel to the lenders...

Delphi advisor to NIBE Industrier AB (publ) on its acquisition of 65 % of the shares in Tempeff
Delphi, June 2017
Sweden

Swedish law firm Delphi has been legal advisor to NIBE Industrier AB (publ) in connection with its acquisition of 65 % of the shares in the Canadian ventilation company Tempeff North America Ltd with operations in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The company will be part of the NIBE Climate Solutions business area...

TNS Sifo Prospera names Ellex top law firm in the Baltic region for second consecutive year
Ellex Valiunas, June 2017
Lithuania

The leading international research company for the financial industry, TNS Sifo Prospera, released the results of its 2017 legal market research for the Baltic region. For the second year running, the Ellex circle of firms topped the rankings, emerging as the clear market leader for sophisticated clients looking for top-level legal services...

Occupational Health and Safety Act - Guidelines for the Construction Regulations, 2014
ENSafrica, June 2017
South Africa

On Friday, 2 June 2017, a notice (GNR.489) was published in Government Gazette No. 40883, which contains guidelines/explanatory notes in relation to the Construction Regulations, 2014...

Leading VAT specialist joins ENSafrica
ENSafrica, June 2017
South Africa

ENSafrica, Africa’s largest law firm, has appointed senior indirect tax specialist Anne Jenkinson as an executive in its tax department in Johannesburg, South Africa...

SyCipLaw to hold Labor and Immigration Kapihan in Subic
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, June 2017
Philippines

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, in coordination with the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority – Labor Department and Subic Bay Workforce Development Foundation, Inc. (SBWDFI), will be holding the "Kapihan with SyCip in Subic: Updates on Labor and Immigration Law" on June 30, 2017, from 8:00 am onwards, at the Subic Bay Travelers and Events Center, Subic Bay Freeport Zone...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek sponsors Rhineland Pitch finals in Düsseldorf
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, June 2017
Germany

On June 22, 2017, young entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to present their business ideas in front of a high-profile audience at the Rhineland Pitch finals. As a partner of STARTPLATZ Düsseldorf, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek is sponsoring the startup event. In addition, Dr. Kirsten Thiergart, lawyer at the business law firm, will also be a member of the jury to assess the finalists...

Five years on, GRAB Wants to grab Online-to-Offline Commerce next
TSMP Law Corporation, June 2017
Singapore

Grab, a ride-hailing company which has evolved over the last five years to a mobile payments platform with presence in 55 cities across 7 South-east Asian countries, has put in place plans to disrupt the online-to-offline (O2O) space. O2O commerce, is a business strategy that directs online customers to make a purchase at an offline business...

TSMP recognised as transactional Boutique Law Firm of The Year in the 13th Annual ALB SEA Law Awards 2017
TSMP Law Corporation, June 2017
Singapore

We are very pleased that TSMP Law Corporation has been recognised as the Transactional Boutique Law Firm of the Year Award in the 13th annual ALB SEA Law Awards 2017. This event brings together the elites from different sectors of the legal profession across the South-East Asian region and India, and we are humbled to be awarded for two consecutive years in the Boutique Firm category...

Tongfang Kontafarma Holdings Limited's Acquisition of Shares in TFKT True Holdings AND True Yoga Holdings Limited
TSMP Law Corporation, June 2017
Singapore

The TSMP Corporate Team, led by Ms Stefanie Yuen Thio, is proud to have acted as the Singapore legal advisor to Tongfang Kontafarma Holdings Limited, a Hong Kong-listed company, in its acquisition of shares in TFKT True Holdings and True Yoga Holdings Limited for an aggregate sum of US$36.72 million...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advises USU Software AG on the acquisition of French company EASYTRUST SAS
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, June 2017
Germany

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek comprehensively advised USU Software AG on the acquisition of EASYTRUST SAS, a French specialist for data center inventory management and Oracle license management, and accompanied the client throughout the transaction. EASYTRUST SAS is a highly specialized software manufacturer in automatic detection and analysis of hardware and software in complex infrastructures...

Shoosmiths advises on the sale of NVM portfolio company, Kirton Healthcare
Shoosmiths LLP, June 2017
England

National law firm Shoosmiths has advised NVM private equity backed Kirton group on the disposal of its specialist seating division by way of sale of the entire issued share capital of The Kirton Healthcare Group Limited to Direct Healthcare Group...

Shoosmiths advises P D Neurotechnology on €1.34m investment
Shoosmiths LLP, June 2017
England

National law firm Shoosmiths has advised P D Neurotechnology (PDN) on its €1.34m funding for the development of its ground breaking wearable medical technology. PDN has received funding of €1,000,000 from the founders and angel investors with a follow-on funding commitment of €340,000 from the National Bank of Greece (NBG), €1.34m in total...

Haynes and Boone CDG Launches New Corporate Practice in London with Double Partner Hire
Haynes and Boone, LLP, June 2017
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone CDG, LLP has launched a new corporate practice in London with the addition of two partners with significant experience advising companies and management teams in London and other financial centres in Europe. Tom Ferns and Nick Foss-Pedersen join Haynes and Boone CDG as London partners in the Corporate Practice Group...

Morgan & Morgan Strengthens Immigration and Labor Law Practices
Morgan & Morgan, June 2017
Panama

Morgan & Morgan is pleased to announce the recent incorporation of partners Ricardo Aleman, Maria Teresa Mendoza and Albalira Montufar to the firm, with the purpose of maintaining the highest level of service in the areas of immigration and labor law of the firm...

SyCipLaw is Tier 1 in 2017 ALB IP Rankings
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, June 2017
Philippines

The 2017 Asian Legal Business (ALB) IP Rankings recognized SyCipLaw as a Tier 1 firm for Patents, Trademarks and Copyright in the Philippines. The full results of ALB’s IP Rankings 2017 was published in its May 2017 issue...

Data Protection Leader: “The Challenges Under The New Philippine Data Privacy Regime”
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, June 2017
Philippines

The March 2017 issue (Volume 14, Issue 3) of Data Protection Leader includes an article by SyCipLaw partner RoseMarie M. King-Dominguez entitled “The challenges under the new data privacy regime”. The article examines the impact of the Philippines’ new privacy framework and the challenges it poses for the jurisdiction and for those operating within it. Rose Marie M...

ENERVIE Refinancing with EUR 190 Million Syndicated Loan and Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, May 2017
Germany

ENERVIE group has been able to conclude its financial restructuring substantially earlier than expected. The new EUR 190 million syndicated loan agreement, consisting of a consortium of eight banks, was disbursed a few days ago. It replaces the reorganization master agreement that had been concluded with ENERVIE group’s financial creditors at the beginning of the reorganization in 2015...

Haynes and Boone Lawyers Help High-Profile Journalist Win Release from Prison
Haynes and Boone, LLP, May 2017
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP successfully intervened to secure the release from prison of Barrett Brown, a D Magazine columnist who has written for The Daily Beast, Vanity Fair, Huffington Post, The Guardian, and The Intercept. Mr...

Haynes and Boone Maintains Solid Presence in 2017 Chambers USA Rankings
Haynes and Boone, LLP, May 2017
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP has been featured in the annual Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2017 (Chambers & Partners) directory. The widely-respected legal publication recognized 50 individual lawyers across 20 practice areas. Three firm partners received a banding for the first time: Paul Amiel, Laura O’Donnell and Laura L. Prather...

Three SyCipLaw Partners Listed as In-House Community Commended External Counsel of the Year
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, May 2017
Philippines

SyCipLaw's Hector M. de Leon, Jr., Emmanuel M. Lombos, and Luisito V. Liban have been named "In-House Community Commended External Counsel of the Year, 2017". The recognition is based entirely on the votes and testimonials of in-house counsel polled by The In-House Community...

Asters Supports the Ukrainian Insights Art Exhibition at the UN Headquarters in New York
Asters, May 2017
Ukraine

Asters co-sponsors the Ukrainian Insights exhibition featuring artworks by world-renowned Ukrainian contemporary artists Victor Sydorenko, Oleg Tistol, Mykola Matsenko and Valentyn Popov...

Customs Code of the Eurasian Economic Union
ALRUD Law Firm, May 2017
Russia

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen, On April 11, 2017, the Customs Code of the Eurasian Economic Union (CC EAEU) was signed by Belarus, the last member country of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) to sign the CC EAEU...

State Duma has Adopted the Law on Video on Demand Services
ALRUD Law Firm, May 2017
Russia

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen, We would like to inform you about adopted amendments to the Federal Law “On Information, information technologies and information security” and the Code of Administrative Offences of the Russian Federation. These amendments are aimed at regulating online video on demand services (also known to the public as “online cinemas law”, hereinafter referred to as the “Law”)...

A Two-Year Dispute between FAS Russia and Google Ended with the Conclusion of the Settlement Agreement
ALRUD Law Firm, May 2017
Russia

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen, We would like to inform you that on April 17, 2017 Arbitrazh court of the Moscow district approved the settlement agreement concluded between the Federal Antimonopoly Service (hereinafter – “FAS Russia”) and Google, which ended two-year dispute between antimonopoly authority and Google Corp...

Shareholders of PPS. Imaging GmbH sell majority stake with Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, May 2017
Germany

With a team led by Dr. Michael Dröge, partner at the Hamburg office, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised the shareholders of PPS. Imaging GmbH on the sale of a majority stake to NORD Holding. The investment of NORD Holding is intended to continue the expansion of PPS. group. The acquisition price has not been disclosed...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Advises Vetter on EUR 210 Million Refinancing
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, May 2017
Germany

With a Frankfurt-based team led by partner Thomas K. Schrell, the business law firm of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek comprehensively advised Vetter on a EUR 210 million refinancing transaction. The bank consortium consists of BNP Paribas, Commerzbank, DZ BANK, Landesbank Baden-Württemberg, Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen Girozentrale, and SEB AG...

 

 


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