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Mogosoaia Palace Remains The Property Of The Bucharest Municipality. A New Resounding Success for NNDKP
Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen, May 2018
Romania

After more than 8 years of litigation in court, the judge confirmed: Mogoșoaia Palace remains the property of the Bucharest Municipality. Pursuant to the decision rendered on May 22, 2018, the Bucharest Court dismissed as inadmissible the motion filed for the retrocession of the Mogosoaia Palace...

2018 Chambers Women in Law Awards: Latin America
World Services Group, May 2018
United States of America

World Services Group, is pleased to highlight the achievements of member firms and individuals in the recent Chambers Women in Law Awards: Latin America 2018, recognizing and supporting outstanding women in the practice of law. WINNERSMs...

MinterEllison wins prestigious AustCham Westpac Australia China Business Award for second consecutive year
MinterEllison, May 2018
Australia

Announced at a gala dinner in Shanghai on Thursday, 17 May 2018, MinterEllison was awarded the AustCham Westpac Australia China Business Award (ACBA) in the Professional and Business Services Category for the second consecutive year. For 25 years, the AustCham Westpac ACBA's have been recognising Australian and Chinese companies working together in the Greater China region...

Shoosmiths acts on major first for investment company BGF
Shoosmiths LLP, May 2018
England

National law firm Shoosmiths has advised on the first merger of two BGF-backed businesses, in a deal which also saw the company invest £5.5 million. The merger of Nationwide Window Cleaning (NWC) and High Access Maintenance – with a combined revenue of £30 million – has created one of the largest independent facilities management services companies in the UK...

Samuel A. Peppers, III Elected to the Columbus Bar Association’s Board of Governors
Dinsmore Shohl LLP, May 2018
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP’s Samuel A. Peppers, III has been elected president of the Columbus Bar Association’s board of governors by its members. He will be sworn in at the annual meeting on June 14 and will serve a one year term. Among other duties, the 14 member board sets association policy, directs the programming and oversees committees...

Premiere Law Firm DFDL Expands WSG Network to Represent Bangladesh
World Services Group, May 2018
United States of America

World Services Group (WSG) is pleased to announce that DFDL has recently broadened the WSG network by adding Bangladesh, and now is the exclusive legal member for this region...

NNDKP successful in an emergency arbitrator proceeding before The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania
Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen, May 2018
Romania

In this proceeding, the plaintiff - a company active in the field of production of alternative energy sources - asked the Emergency Arbitrator to grant provisional measures consisting in the suspension of the plaintiff's payment obligations arising out of a leasing agreement...

Ellex: First Choice for Baltic Business Leaders by Prospera 2018 Review
Ellex Valiunas, May 2018
Lithuania

For the third year running, Ellex has been named the top law firm in the Baltics by Kantar Sifo Prospera. The Swedish market research company interviewed 301 Baltic based organisations to identify the best law firms in the region. Ellex was top ranked in legal competences (Best Legal Competence - All Practice Areas) and overall satisfaction of clients (Overall Performance)...

ARM Energy Holdings LLC Announces Completion of Sale of Kingfisher Midstream to Silver Run Acquisition Corporation II for Consideration of Up to $1.55 Billion
Durham Jones & Pinegar, May 2018
Utah, United States of America

Kingfisher provides midstream energy services, including crude oil and gas gathering, processing and marketing to producers in Oklahoma’s STACK play. ARM Energy formed Kingfisher in September 2015 in partnership with HPS Investment Partners...

Dinsmore’s Growth, Performance Lead to Am Law 200 Climb
Dinsmore Shohl LLP, May 2018
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has advanced six spots in the 2018 Am Law 200, ranking 123 among America’s top revenue-grossing law firms. The Am Law 200 list, compiled by ALM Intelligence, reflects financial, headcount and diversity information gathered through outreach to approximately 400 law firms across the country...

Dinsmore's growth, performance lead to Am Law 200 climb
Dinsmore Shohl LLP, May 2018
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has advanced six spots in the 2018 Am Law 200, ranking 123 among America's top revenue-grossing law firms. The Am Law 200 list, compiled by ALM Intelligence, reflects financial, headcount and diversity information gathered through outreach to approximately 400 law firms across the country...

Dinsmore Attorneys Named 2018 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers
Dinsmore Shohl LLP, May 2018
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP is pleased to announce eight of its attorneys have been named to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars list for 2018. Attorneys selected for the Super Lawyers list have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement...

Verrill Dana Partner One of First in Maine Named to Arctic Economic Council Working Group
Verrill Dana, LLP, May 2018
Maine, United States of America

(May 18, 2018) – Verrill Dana maritime attorney Benjamin Ford has been selected to join the Arctic Economic Council (AEC) Maritime Transportation Working Group. Ford was nominated by The Maine North Atlantic Development Office (MENADO), the first AEC member from the United States’ lower 48, due to his breadth of experience in both maritime and Arctic law...

Hoet Pelaez Castillo & Duque Abogados Announces Change of Corporate Identity
LEGA Abogados, May 2018
Venezuela

We are pleased to announce that from 8 March 2018, we at Hoet Pelaez Castillo & Duque Abogados will continue our operations under the name of Leĝa Abogados, a leading Venezuelan law firm committed to providing a new and innovative approach to the local and global challenges of a changing market...

Verrill Dana Attorney James Goggin Recognized for Superior Client Service
Verrill Dana, LLP, May 2018
Maine, United States of America

(May 17, 2018) – Verrill Dana Intellectual Property litigation attorney James G. Goggin has been recognized for his superior client service in BTI Client Service All-Stars 2018. Goggin was one of fewer than 330 individual attorneys from 149 law firms nationwide to be identified by corporate counsel as a “Client Service All-Star...

Dinsmore Adds Office Space, New Attorneys in Chicago
Dinsmore Shohl LLP, May 2018
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has added 4,000 square feet of space to its Chicago office to accommodate an attorney roster that has grown 44 percent in the last year. The additional space coincides with the arrival of four new attorneys including real estate partner Lenny Asaro, formerly a managing member at one of the oldest minority owned and operated law firms in the United States...

Middle-market deal lawyer joins Waller in Chattanooga
Waller, May 2018
Tennessee, United States of America

R. Tyler Hand, a veteran transactional attorney with extensive middle-market experience, has joined Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP, the law firm announced today. Hand joins Waller�s Chattanooga office which opened in March 2018 with the arrival of a prominent team for M&A, private equity and mezzanine finance.

WSG 2018 Asia Legal Awards: Winners & Finalists
World Services Group, May 2018
United States of America

World Services Group is honored to congratulate our Asia-Pacific member firms that were nominated and awarded at the 2018 Asia Legal Awards ceremony. The Asia Legal Awards present the region's top lawyers, law firms, and in-house teams and celebrate their most stellar achievements of the year...

Kapihan sa SyCip: “All Aboard the Train: A Kapihan on TRAIN”
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, May 2018
Philippines

SyCipLaw's Tax Department hosted a seminar on the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) last February 15 at the SyCipLaw Center. The event gathered 60 participants from 32 companies. SyCipLaw partners Carina C. Laforteza, Russel L. Rodriguez, and Hiyasmin H. Lapitan discussed the effects of TRAIN on individual taxes, corporate taxes, and value-added tax, among others...

Insuralex strengthens network with Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek's insurance lawyers
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, May 2018
Germany

The law firm of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek and its experts in insurance law/reinsurance law are admitted as members of the international Insuralex network on May 15, 2018. All Insuralex members are considered leaders in insurance and reinsurance law in their respective countries...

ALRUD Tax team prepared presentation on Investment regimes in Russia
ALRUD Law Firm, May 2018
Russia

The presentation contains information about types of Investment regimes available in Russia (e.g. Special Economic Zones and Advanced development territories), description of advantages and opportunities for investors in the field of government relations and tax...

SyCipLaw Partners Listed as 2018 Commended External Counsel
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, May 2018
Philippines

SyCipLaw partners Carlos Roberto Z. Lopez and Vicente D. Gerochi IV were nominated to the In-House Community's Commended External Counsel of the Year, 2018. Lawyers in the list were nominated entirely by in-house counsel and corporate decision-makers in the In-House Community and received outstanding recommendations from their clients. Mr...

WSG Africa Member Award Winners & Nominees
World Services Group, May 2018
United States of America

World Services Group is proud to present the award winners and nominees of our Africa-wide members from the two recent awards ceremonies; The DealMakers Awards and Chambers Africa Awards...

Leading Accounting Firm BoardRoom Limited Joins WSG to Represent Singapore & Australia
World Services Group, May 2018
United States of America

BoardRoom Limited, an Asia-Pacific leader in corporate services, has been selected to join WSG as the exclusive accounting member in Australia and Singapore...

Agnes Hammarstrand at Delphi appointed Lawyer of the year 2018 by colleagues - First woman - voted on by industry colleagues
Delphi, May 2018
Sweden

A prestigious award in the commercial law market is awarded to Agnes Hammarstrand at Advokatfirman Delphi. According to a result published by Legally yours, lawyers throughout Sweden have voted Agnes Hammarstrand as the lawyer they would rather employ in a business jurisprudence. This is the first time a woman is ranked highest. It is also the youngest lawyer awarded so far...

Ana Cristina Castrellon is designated Deputy Representative of the Rotary Club Panama to the National Oncology Institute Administrative Board
Morgan & Morgan, May 2018
Panama

Ana Cristina Castrellon, associate of Morgan & Morgan, has been appointed Deputy Representative of the Rotary Club Panama, in its capacity as member of the Administrative Board of the National Oncology Institute (ION). ION engages in research and treatment of cancer patients in the Republic of Panama. Ms...

Shearn Delamore & Co Wins Awards at the International Tax Review Asia Tax Awards 2018
Shearn Delamore & Co., May 2018
Malaysia

We are delighted to announce that Shearn Delamore & Co has won the ASIA Tax Transactions Firm of the Year Award, MALAYSIA Tax Firm of the Year Award and MALAYSIA Tax Disputes and Litigation Firm of the Year Award at the inaugural Asia Tax Awards 2018 organised by the International Tax Review (ITR)...

CGS acquires majority stake in InnoLas Solutions GmbH with Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, May 2018
Germany

With a team led by Stuttgart-based partner Dr. Hermann Ali Hinderer, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised a private equity fund advised by CGS Management AG on the acquisition of a majority stake in InnoLas Solutions GmbH...

Primepulse acquires electronics manufacturer Katek with Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, May 2018
Germany

A team led by Boris Dürr, Partner at the law firm of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, advised Munich-based investment holding company Primepulse SE on the acquisition of 100% of the shares in Katek GmbH including its subsidiaries in Austria and Hungary. The seller is Kathrein SE...

Dinsmore & Shohl Receives Top Rankings in Chambers USA 2018
Dinsmore Shohl LLP, May 2018
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl is pleased to announce its attorneys have received top rankings, including one Band 1 ranking, in the 2018 Edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business . In compiling the current directory, interviews were conducted throughout the United States carried out by a team of 150 full-time researchers...

Chambers USA Recognizes 37 Waller Attorneys; Cites National Healthcare Status
Waller, May 2018
Tennessee, United States of America

Waller, a leading provider of legal services to the healthcare, financial services, retail and hospitality industries, announced today that 37 of its attorneys across 12 practice areas were ranked in the 2018 edition of Chambers USA, an annual publication that ranks law firms and lawyers across the United States through independent interviews with clients and members of the legal community at outs

Chambers USA Ranks 15 Dykema Attorneys and 9 Practices in 2018 Edition
Dykema, May 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that 15 attorneys from multiple offices and practice areas received individual rankings and nine practice areas have been recognized in the 2018 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business guide...

Four settle phone hacking claims against MGN Limited
Shoosmiths LLP, May 2018
England

National law firm Shoosmiths is presently acting for a significant number of clients in respect of misuse of private information relating to voicemail interception claims. The firm has recently settled four of those claims against MGN Limited (“MGN”) for Dwight Yorke, Jennifer Ellison, Danielle Lloyd and Andrew Cole...

Carey recognized with the M&A Deal of the Year Award
Carey, May 2018
Chile

We are pleased to announce that we have been recognized by Latin Lawyer with the M&A Deal of the Year Award, for our legal work related to the acquisition of Banmédica, a Chilean healthcare company, by UnitedHealth Group for USD2.8 billion...

Francisco Linares re-elected as Chairman of the Panamanian Maritime Law Association
Morgan & Morgan, May 2018
Panama

Dr. Francisco Linares, partner of Morgan & Morgan, was re-elected as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Panamanian Maritime Law Association for the 2018-2019 term. The act took place last April 20 at Club Union in Panama City, with the presence of personalities and professionals of the legal and maritime industries...

Marché takes over restaurant and food service at Wilhelma - procedures and contract managed by Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, May 2018
Germany

Marché Mövenpick Deutschland GmbH has taken over the restaurant and food service at the Wilhelma in Stuttgart with effect from May 1, 2018. The zoological-botanical gardens attract more than one million visitors each year. The price was not the only factor behind the decision to award the contract to Marché. It also offered the best catering and structural concepts...

Dinsmore Attorney Elected to Blackacre's Board of Directors
Dinsmore Shohl LLP, May 2018
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP’s Marisa E. Main has been elected to the Blackacre Conservancy’s board of directors for a three-year term. Blackacre’s board is comprised of members dedicated to preserving the history of the pre-Civil War, 18 th -century farmhouse as well as promoting outdoor and environmental education throughout Kentucky...

SmartFinancial Inc Completes Acquisition of Southern Community Bank
Waller, May 2018
Tennessee, United States of America

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. and TULLAHOMA, Tenn., May 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SmartFinancial, Inc., Knoxville, Tennessee (�SmartFinancial�) (Nasdaq:SMBK), parent company of SmartBank, today announced the completion of its previously-announced merger with Tennessee Bancshares, Inc...

SyCipLaw is Tier 1 Firm in IP STARS 2018 Rankings
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, May 2018
Philippines

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan (SyCipLaw) was once again ranked by Managing IP's IP STARS 2018 as a Tier 1 firm in Patent and Trademarks/Copyright in the Philippines. In addition, SyCipLaw partners Enrique T. Manuel and Vida M. Panganiban-Alindogan are ranked as Trade mark star - Philippines. Mr. Manuel is also ranked as Patent star - Philippines...

SmartFinancial Inc Completes Acquisition of Southern Community Bank
Waller, May 2018
Tennessee, United States of America

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. and TULLAHOMA, Tenn., May 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SmartFinancial, Inc., Knoxville, Tennessee (“SmartFinancial”) (Nasdaq:SMBK), parent company of SmartBank, today announced the completion of its previously-announced merger with Tennessee Bancshares, Inc...

Healthcare Management Partners Leads Successful Sale of Nine Senior Care Facilities
Waller, April 2018
Tennessee, United States of America

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Healthcare Management Partners, LLC (HMP), acting as the court-appointed receiver, has closed the sale of substantially all assets pertaining to nine senior care facilities which were placed in receivership on January 20, 2017, by the United States District Court for New Jersey in response to a complaint brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission...

The First Quarter Was Busy for Dykema's M&A Practice!
Dykema, April 2018
Michigan, United States of America

During the first quarter, Dykema closed 14 transactions with an average deal size of $23,000,000, representing the buyer in all but one transaction. The industries involved were diverse, including energy, automotive, logistics, death care, dental service organizations, home improvement and insurance. Below are details for some of these transactions...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advises FIO SYSTEMS AG shareholders on the company’s sale to Hypoport AG
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, April 2018
Germany

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek comprehensively advised the shareholders of Leipzig-based company FIO Systems AG on the sale and partial contribution of all their shares to Hypoport AG. As part of the transaction, some of FIO SYSTEMS AG’s existing shareholders will assume Hypoport AG shares as part of a non-cash capital increase using authorized capital at Hypoport AG...

Robert A. “Bobby” Lucas to Lead Dinsmore’s Corporate Department
Dinsmore Shohl LLP, April 2018
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP is pleased to announce Bobby Lucas has been named chair of the firm’s corporate department. Lucas succeeds Susan B. Zaunbrecher, who chaired the department for the past 10 years. Lucas, who also serves as Chicago office managing partner and a member of the firm’s board of directors, previously led Dinsmore’s business, acquisitions and securities practice group...

Verrill Dana Welcomes Corporate Transaction Attorney Christina Castedo
Verrill Dana, LLP, April 2018
Massachusetts, United States of America

(April 30, 2018) – Verrill Dana is pleased to welcome corporate transaction attorney Christina Castedo to the firm’s Boston office. Castedo’s practice focuses primarily on mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, securities offerings and the negotiation of commercial agreements...

Serviceware SE successfully performs IPO with Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, April 2018
Germany

A team led by Cologne-based partner Dr. Thorsten Kuthe assisted Serviceware SE in its IPO in the Prime Standard segment of Frankfurt Stock Exchange. The company started trading on April 20. The offer was significantly oversubscribed. Total issue volume is EUR 88.9 million, of which the company will receive a gross amount of EUR 60 million...

Shoosmiths advises the National Digital Infrastructure Fund on its investment into fast broadband for capital’s housing estates
Shoosmiths LLP, April 2018
England

National law firm Shoosmiths has advised Amber Infrastructure Group, manager of the National Digital Infrastructure Fund (NDIF), on the fund’s investment which has seen it lead a £25 million funding round into full-fibre internet service provider, Community Fibre...

Vanessa N. Rogers Accepted to Ignite Louisville Program
Dinsmore Shohl LLP, April 2018
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP’s Vanessa N. Rogers has been accepted to the Leadership Louisville Center’s Ignite Louisville Class of Fall 2018. Ignite Louisville is a seven month program geared toward young professionals on established career paths. The program enhances professional growth and development to leadership success...

Andrew M. Gammill Recognized as Top LGBT Lawyer Under 40
Dinsmore Shohl LLP, April 2018
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP’s Andrew M. Gammill has been named to LGBT Bar’s Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40 class of 2018. The 40 young professionals who make up the 2018 class are distinguished individuals in their field who have demonstrated a profound commitment to LGBT equality. The class will be recognized at the 30th Annual Lavender Law Conference in August...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advises on the sale of an inner-city logistics park in Essen
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, April 2018
Germany

A team led by the two Düsseldorf-based partners Dr. Peter Vocke and Dr. Michael Sörgel advised Lange Objektgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG and KILA I GmbH & Co. KG on the sale of an inner-city logistics park comprising about 26,000 square meters of usable space in Essen. The buyer is Schroder Real Estate Kapitalverwaltungsgesellschaft mbH...

 

 


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