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Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018 ranks SyCipLaw as Top Tier Firm
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, January 2018
Philippines

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan has been recommended by The Asia Pacific Legal 500 2018 as a Top Tier Firm in 15 practice areas in the Philippines: Aviation, Banking and finance, Capital markets, Corporate and M&A, Dispute resolution, Immigration, Intellectual property, Labour and employment, Law firms in Cebu, Law firms in Davao, Projects and energy, Real estate and construction, Shipping, Ta

Dan Harkins Appointed Director of Dykema’s Intellectual Property Department
Dykema, January 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced that Dan Harkins has been appointed to serve the firm as Director of its Intellectual Property (IP) Department, a team focused on counselling clients in all aspects of the procurement, management, and enforcement of Intellectual Property rights...

Dykema Appoints Jeff Huron as Managing Member of Its Los Angeles Office
Dykema, January 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that Jeffrey G. Huron has been appointed as the Office Managing Member of the firm’s Los Angeles Office. He succeeds Mike Wippler, who now serves on the firm’s Executive Board...

Marty Truss Appointed to Lead Dykema’s San Antonio Office
Dykema, January 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that James M. (Marty) Truss has been appointed as the Office Managing Member of the firm’s San Antonio office. Truss also serves as Co-Leader of the Firm’s Energy Industry Team. He succeeds Dan Harkins, who serves now as the firm’s Intellectual Property and IP Litigation Department Director...

Dommond Lonnie Appointed Director of Dykema’s Automotive Industry Group
Dykema, January 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced that Dommond Lonnie, member of Dykema’s Litigation practice, was recently appointed to serve the firm as Director of its Automotive Industry Group, a multidisciplinary group focused on providing high-quality legal service to automotive and mobility clients...

Dykema Appoints Reed R. Heimbecher as Minneapolis Office Managing Member
Dykema, January 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced that Reed R Heimbecher has been appointed as Office Managing Member of its Minneapolis office. Heimbecher also serves as Leader of the firm’s Intellectual Property Transactional Group...

Alison Ashmore and Gemma Galeoto Listed Among D Magazine's “Best Lawyers Under 40”
Dykema, January 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema attorneys Alison Ashmore and Gemma Galeoto, both based in the firm’s Dallas office, were recently named among D Magazine’s “Best Lawyers Under 40” for 2018. Ashmore is a firm member, while Galeoto is a senior attorney...

2017 WSG European Award Winners
World Services Group, December 2017
United States of America

World Services Group (WSG), the leading multi-disciplinary network of independent firms is pleased to highlight the achievements of the Africa & Middle East member firm award winners for 2017...

SyCipLaw is Philippines Firm of the Year at the 1st asialaw Asia-Pacific Legal Practice Awards
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, December 2017
Philippines

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan (SyCipLaw) was recognized as the Philippines Firm of the Year at the Asialaw Asia-Pacific Legal Practice Awards 2017. SyCipLaw partner Leslie C. Dy received the award on the firm's behalf. The asialaw Asia-Pacific Legal Practice Awards are based on extensive research conducted on the 2018 edition of Asialaw Profiles...

Joint Trade Asian Insurance Regulatory Conference 2017
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, December 2017
Philippines

SyCipLaw partner Hiyasmin H. Lapitan was a panelist on “Critical Regulatory Issues and Update from Jurisdictional Insurance Regulatory Lawyers” at the Joint Trade Asian Insurance Regulatory Conference 2017 last October 20 at the Marina Bay Sands Singapore. Ms...

Pellerano & Herrera wins three of the most important international legal awards
Pellerano & Herrera, December 2017
Dominican Republic

For the first time, a Dominican law firm is awarded with three of the most important global awards in the legal industry. Pellerano & Herrera was selected as "Firm of the Year of the Dominican Republic 2017" by Who's Who Legal, International Financial Review (IFLR) and Chambers and Partners...

Societe Generale Acquires Jubanka’s Credit Portfolio
Karanovic & Nikolic, December 2017
Serbia

Karanović & Nikolić advised on Societe Generale Srbija's acquisition of a part of Jubanka's credit portfolio – which included housing and cash credits, credit cards, as well as credits for small and medium-sized enterprises. Societe Generale Srbija is now the third largest bank in Serbia in terms of credit volume...

Karanović & Nikolić Advises On The Sale Of Tikkurila’s Balkan Subsidiaries
Karanovic & Nikolic, December 2017
Serbia

Karanović & Nikolić, in cooperation with local lawyers, advised Tikkurila Oyj, the Finnish paints and coatings maker, on the sale of the entire share capital of its subsidiaries in Serbia and Macedonia to the local management. According to the signed sales agreement, the transaction – subject to the fulfilment of agreed conditions, will be closed in the first quarter of 2018...

Ellex Valiunas Makes Another Step Forward
Ellex Valiunas, December 2017
Lithuania

This has been a special year for Ellex Valiunas. We celebrated our 25th Anniversary and introduced numerous changes...

Raúl Bermúdez is elected director to the British Chamber of Commerce of Panama
Morgan & Morgan, December 2017
Panama

We are pleased to announce that Mr. Raul Bermudez, lawyer of MMG Trust, Fiduciary Unit of Morgan & Morgan Group has been elected to the Board of Directors of the British Chamber of Commerce of Panama for the 2018-19 term...

German state of Berlin successfully awards contract for public lighting with Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, December 2017
Germany

The Senate Administration of the state of Berlin successfully concluded a new contract for the operation of public lighting systems. The contract valued in the multi-million euro range was awarded after a call for competition and negotiations with several companies in December 2017...

2017 WSG Africa & Middle East Award Winners
World Services Group, December 2017
United States of America

World Services Group (WSG), the leading multi-disciplinary network of independent firms is pleased to highlight the achievements of the Africa & Middle East member firm award winners for 2017...

Haynes and Boone Helps HALL Structured Finance on Hyatt Resort Deal
Haynes and Boone, LLP, December 2017
Texas, United States of America

A Haynes and Boone, LLP team led by Partner Keenan Kolendo assisted client HALL Structured Finance in closing a $55 million loan to finance construction of a Hyatt resort hotel and retail project in Palm Springs, California. The 150-room Hyatt Andaz hotel and retail project, which is being developed by Rael Development Corp., is expected to open by January 2019 in downtown Palm Springs...

Haynes and Boone Teams with PracticePro to Train Diverse Law Students
Haynes and Boone, LLP, December 2017
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP is partnering with PracticePro, a San Francisco-based legal education startup, to recruit diverse law students for a training and coaching program designed to help them succeed in school and legal practice...

Shoosmiths proudly supports Ethical Reading initiative
Shoosmiths LLP, December 2017
England

National law firm Shoosmiths is an official partner of the new Ethical Reading social enterprise initiative, which has its formal launch on 24th January 2018. Ethical Reading is a not-for-profit business set up with the aim of making Reading a better place to live and work by encouraging organisations and those who work within them to become more ethical in their behaviour...

2017 WSG Asia Pacific Award Winners
World Services Group, December 2017
United States of America

World Services Group (WSG), the leading multi-disciplinary network of independent firms is pleased to highlight the achievements of the Asia Pacific member firm & individual award winners for 2017...

Jill Wheaton and Alexis Schostak Included in Crain’s Inaugural List of Notable Women Lawyers in Michigan
Dykema, December 2017
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, is proud to announce that Jill Wheaton and Alexis Schostak were both recognized on the Crain’s Detroit Business inaugural special report on Notable Women Lawyers in Michigan. According to Crain’s, the most Notable Women Lawyers in Michigan set legal precedent, navigate the complexities of mergers and acquisitions and manage high-profile cases...

Haynes and Boone Helps The HC Companies, Inc. Win Summary Judgment
Haynes and Boone, LLP, December 2017
Texas, United States of America

Delaware's Vice Chancellor Joseph Slights III granted a partial summary judgment for The HC Companies, Inc., ("HC"), ruling on Dec. 5 that Myers Industries, Inc. owes HC $8.6 million in escrow funds. The decision highlights the Delaware Chancery Court’s commitment to enforcing the terms of agreements negotiated by sophisticated parties...

Haynes and Boone Boosts Holiday Cheer Through Angel Tree
Haynes and Boone, LLP, December 2017
Texas, United States of America

On Dec. 5, Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers and staff helped load The Salvation Army DFW's antique fire engine and waiting trucks with hundreds of bags of Christmas gifts donated for Angel Tree recipients...

Haynes and Boone Represents Endeavor in Senior Notes Offering and Tender Offers
Haynes and Boone, LLP, December 2017
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP has successfully represented Endeavor Energy Resources, L.P. as issuer's counsel in its private offering of $500 million of 5.500 percent senior notes due 2026 and $500 million of 5.750 percent senior notes due 2028. The offering closed on Dec. 7, 2017...

Shearn Delamore & Co. - Malaysia Firm of the Year and Tax Firm of the Year
Shearn Delamore & Co., December 2017
Malaysia

We are delighted to announce that Shearn Delamore & Co. has won the coveted award of Malaysia Firm of the Year at the inaugural Asialaw Asia Pacific Legal Practice Awards 2017 held in Hong Kong on 28th November 2017...

Shoosmiths helps leading automotive innovator step up a gear with MBO
Shoosmiths LLP, December 2017
England

A TEAM led by Manchester-based corporate partner Tim Jackson-Smith has advised on a major private equity investment deal at one of the UK’s leading automotive technology firms...

SyCipLaw is largest Philippine firm in 2017 ALB survey
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, December 2017
Philippines

In its November 2017 cover story on the 2017 Asia Top 50, ALB lists SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan as the largest law firm in the Philippines. ALB's Asia Top 50 is an annual list of Asia's largest law firms by headcount. Read the rest of the article at the SyCipLaw website: http://syciplaw.com/news/articles/fa/272#.WidIddKWbIU...

Haynes and Boone Again Scores High in BTI Client Service A-Team Survey
Haynes and Boone, LLP, December 2017
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone was recognized across the board for client service in the BTI Consulting Group's Client Service A-Team ranking for 2018. The firm was named to BTI's "Client Service Honor Roll" in all 17 of the 17 activities that clients consider the drivers of superior client relationships...

Shoosmiths advises ComponentSource on relocation to new Reading premises
Shoosmiths LLP, December 2017
England

National law firm Shoosmiths has advised leading software component provider ComponentSource Limited on its move to new premises in Reading. ComponentSource will take up a new 10 year lease from 1 January 2018 at the innovative office development, The White Building, Reading...

OTP Bank Buys Vojvođanska Banka
Karanovic & Nikolic, December 2017
Serbia

Hungary's OTP Bank bought Vojvođanska Banka, as well as NGB Leasing and the National Bank of Greece's corporate loan portfolio in Serbia. This is one of the biggest recent banking transactions in the region and it was closed on Friday, the 1st of December in Belgrade...

Dykema’s Chicago Office Adds Tax Attorney Richard L. Lieberman
Dykema, December 2017
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Richard L. Lieberman to its Taxation Practice Group as senior counsel in the firm’s Chicago office. Lieberman joins Dykema after spending more than eight years as a partner with Burke, Warren, MacKay & Serritella, P.C., where he served as Chair of the firm’s Tax and Employee Benefits practice...

Awards success for Shoosmiths' Asset Finance team
Shoosmiths LLP, December 2017
England

National law firm Shoosmiths is celebrating after being named 'Asset Finance Legal Provider of the Year' at the European Leasing Life Awards last night...

Pellerano & Herrera and The Legal 500 host General Counsel reception in the Dominican Republic
Pellerano & Herrera, December 2017
Dominican Republic

Pellerano & Herrera and The Legal 500, internationally recognized British publisher, hosted in Santo Domingo the third reception for corporate counsels and legal teams of renowned Dominican companies...

Haynes and Boone Recognized by Diversity Law Institute
Haynes and Boone, LLP, December 2017
Texas, United States of America

The Diversity Law Institute, a nonprofit international association committed to inclusion in the legal professional and justice systems in the United States and Canada, honored Haynes and Boone, LLP for the firm's "excellence, involvement and efforts" to further diversity within the legal profession...

Haynes and Boone Secures Win in Barnett Shale Natural Gas Well Patent Dispute
Haynes and Boone, LLP, November 2017
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers secured a summary judgment of noninfringement for client BlueStone Natural Resources II, LLC in an Eastern District of Texas patent-infringement case. Effective Exploration LLC claimed that natural gas wells BlueStone operates in the Barnett Shale infringed a patent for a system of drilling multiple wells from a single drilling pad...

Karanović & Nikolić Hosts The Empowering Students To Enter The Workplace Conference
Karanovic & Nikolic, November 2017
Serbia

Karanović & Nikolić hosted the "Empowering Students to Enter the Workplace" HR conference, held on the 30th of November in Belgrade, Serbia. The event was organised in cooperation with Stanton Chase, one of the top 10 global retained executive search firms, and the guests and panellists included leading professionals in the field of human resources, as well as employment law experts...

Shoosmiths Leeds sets sights on 2018 after successful first year
Shoosmiths LLP, November 2017
England

Shoosmiths Leeds marked its 12 month anniversary on 1 December, with a full complement of disciplines in place, having opened its office back in 2016 with fewer than 10 people on board. Since launch, the office has pursued a carefully-planned growth strategy, attracting some of the region’s leading legal talent from a raft of competitor law firms...

Stuttgart gains experienced IP partner with his team: Dr. Andreas Schabenberger joins Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, November 2017
Germany

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek's Stuttgart office continues to expand. Coming from Menold Bezler, Dr. Andreas Schabenberger will work as equity partner at the Stuttgart office effective January 1, 2018. He will be joined by Senior Associate Monika Küppers and Associate Felix Drefs. Schabenberger (54) has been working in intellectual property law for more than 23 years...

Shoosmiths expert on DfT’s Strategic Vision for Rail
Shoosmiths LLP, November 2017
England

Shoosmiths transport and infrastructure corporate partner Martin Fleetwood analyses the details in today’s rail strategy announcement by Transport Secretary Chris Grayling...

Celenus SE, a member of Orpea group, acquires majority stake in Inoges group assisted by Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, November 2017
Germany

A team led by Munich-based M&A partner Boris Dürr advised Celenus SE, a subsidiary of publicly listed Orpea S.A., on the acquisition of a majority stake in Inoges group. The company's founder Wolfgang K. Hoever will stay on after Orpea's entry as a new majority shareholder and continue to advance the company’s expansion...

Governor Snyder Names Jamie A. Zaniewski to Newly Formed Public Health Advisory Council
Dykema, November 2017
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced that Jamie A. Zaniewski, Government Policy Advisor in the firm’s Lansing office, was appointed by Michigan Governor Rick Snyder to serve on the newly created Public Health Advisory Council (PHAC). Zaniewski’s term will expire November 1, 2018...

BVI Rules Change for Non-Contentious Probate Now in Force
O'Neal Webster, November 2017
British Virgin Islands

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, 28 November 2017 — O’Neal Webster is pleased to report that the Eastern Caribbean Court has adopted new, comprehensive, non-contentious probate rules for the British Virgin Islands...

Karanović & Nikolić Hosts The 12th Traditional Conference On Competition Law
Karanovic & Nikolic, November 2017
Serbia

Karanović & Nikolić, together with the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom, hosted the Competition and Competitiveness conference on the 28th of November, 2017, at the Metropol Palace hotel, Belgrade...

Laura Prather Selected to Help Draft Uniform Anti-SLAPP Law
Haynes and Boone, LLP, November 2017
Texas, United States of America

The Uniform Law Commission has selected Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner Laura Prather to play a key role in the drafting of a uniform Anti-SLAPP Act. Established in 1892, the Uniform Law Commission provides states with non-partisan, well-drafted legislation in many critical areas of law...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advises Finnish Pyroll Group on the acquisition of Stora Enso Baienfurt GmbH's business operations
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, November 2017
Germany

With a team led by Dr. Vinzenz Bödeker and Christian Staps, both based in Frankfurt, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised Finnish Pyroll Group on the acquisition of Stora Enso Baienfurt GmbH, a cutting center for the paper industry. With the acquisition of Stora Enso Baienfurt, Pyroll intends to further expand its activities on the German market...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advises Capnamic Ventures on investment in life science start-up ZAGENO
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, November 2017
Germany

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised Capnamic Ventures on its investment in start-up company ZAGENO, an online marketplace for life science research products. ZAGENO connects scientists, research institutes, and biotech manufacturers, enabling scientists to select the most important products for their labs from a high-quality portfolio...

Wiesbaden receives NUMBR1 Award for emission-free local transport - Design and advice by team Jasper from Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, November 2017
Germany

State Secretary Bomba of the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure and State Secretary Samson of the Hessian Ministry of Transport presented ESWE Verkehrsgesellschaft mbH General Managers Zemlin and Gäfgen with the coveted prize for sustainable urban mobility in metropolitan areas on November 21, 2017 at the Hypermotion trade show. Wiesbaden's vision convinced the jury...

Haynes and Boone Gets 2017 Gold Award for Dallas Volunteer Work
Haynes and Boone, LLP, November 2017
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP has again been awarded the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program's (DVAP) Gold Award for Pro Bono Service for law firms with more than 150 lawyers. The firm was honored for the third consecutive year for its outstanding pro bono services in the Dallas community...

STARK sold to US private equity firm
Plesner, November 2017
Denmark

Ferguson plc, a world-leading plumbing and heating supplier, has agreed to sell building materials chain STARK to a US private equity firm in a deal worth around DKK 7.7bn. Plesner assisted Ferguson with the transaction. STARK GROUP, the largest building materials chain in the Nordic countries, was sold to US private equity firm Lone Star. Ferguson plc received around DKK 7...

 

 


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