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Haynes and Boone Helps DuPont Win Reversal of $7 Million Judgment
Haynes and Boone, LLP, May 2018
Texas, United States of America

On May 8, the Fifth Court of Appeals in Dallas overturned a $7 million judgment in a suit filed by a painter who alleged damages resulting from exposure to paint products made by E.I. DuPont de Nemours and Co. Haynes and Boone, LLP Counsel Mike Hatchell represented DuPont on appeal, including filing briefs and handling oral arguments in the Dallas appellate court...

Haynes and Boone Secures a String of 9th Circuit Appellate Wins
Haynes and Boone, LLP, May 2018
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP appellate teams led by Partner M.C. Sungaila secured three wins in cases argued over three consecutive months before the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. These are the cases: Fierro v. Smith, et al. (No...

Sivantos and Widex to merge
Plesner, May 2018
Denmark

Leading hearing aid companies Sivantos and Widex will be merging. EQT funds, owners of Sivantos, and the T�pholm and Westermann families, owners of Widex, have agreed terms to merge the two companies. Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Plesner acted together as counsels for EQT and Sivantos...

WV Energie and Stadtwerke Bad Vilbel sell KNK Wind to offshore wind energy developer Parkwind assisted by Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, May 2018
Germany

A team led by Dr. Kai Bandilla and Dr. Stefan Duhnkrack, both partners at the Hamburg office, advised Hesse-based WV Energie AG and Stadtwerke Bad Vilbel on the sale of project company KNK Wind GmbH for the planned Arcadis Ost 1wind farm in the Baltic Sea. The buyer is Belgian project developer and offshore wind farm operator Parkwind...

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 Kuhn Luer Wojtek's insurance lawyers
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, May 2018
Germany

The law firm of Heuking Kuhn Luer 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...

Lee & Ko advised Carlyle Group in sale of it's security companies
Lee & Ko, May 2018
Korea

Lee & Ko served as the Korean legal counsel for Carlyle Group (“Carlyle”) and advised on its sale of three security service companies including ADT Caps, the second largest security services provider in Korea, to the consortium comprised of SK Telecom and Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets for KRW 2,970 billion (USD 2.76 billion)...

Julie Domike Named to Environmental Law Institute's Leadership Council
Haynes and Boone, LLP, May 2018
Texas, United States of America

The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) named Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner Julie Domike to its Leadership Council. Based in the firm's Washington, D.C...

AT&T Selects Haynes and Boone for Diversity and Inclusion Award
Haynes and Boone, LLP, May 2018
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP has won the 2018 AT&T Legal Department Diversity and Inclusion Progress Award. Each year, AT&T honors one of its outside law firms for making the most progress in promoting a diverse workplace...

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...

Albert Tan Addresses Subscription Financing and Legal Industry Trends in April Seminars
Haynes and Boone, LLP, May 2018
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner Albert Tan spoke at two seminars in April, one involving oil & gas financing and the second covering a range of legal industry topics of interest to lawyers of Asian-Pacific Islander heritage in Texas...

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 Kuhn Luer Wojtek
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, May 2018
Germany

With a team led by Stuttgart-based partner Dr. Hermann Ali Hinderer, Heuking Kuhn Luer 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 Kuhn Luer Wojtek
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, May 2018
Germany

A team led by Boris Duerr, Partner at the law firm of Heuking Kuhn Luer 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...

Haynes and Boone Shines in 2018 Chambers USA Rankings
Haynes and Boone, LLP, May 2018
Texas, United States of America

More than 50 Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers and 18 practice areas have been recognized in the 2018 Chambers USA legal directory published by Chambers & Partners. The directory recognized the Appellate Group on its new "Spotlight Table" for its depth of practice and breadth of experience...

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...

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

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...

Asters advises Nestle on Ukrainian merger control aspects of two transactions with a total value of over USD 5 billion
Asters, May 2018
Ukraine

Asters provided legal advice to Nestle, one of the world�s largest food and beverage company, in obtaining merger clearances from the Ukrainian competition authority in connection with: - the acquisition of Atrium Innovations, a global leader in nutritional health products, from a group of investors led by Permira Funds for USD 2.3 billion in cash; - the sale of U.S...

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

Marche Moevenpick 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...

Waller advises Southern Community Bank in merger by SmartFinancial Inc.
Waller, May 2018
Tennessee, United States of America

SmartFinancial, Inc., Knoxville, Tennessee (“SmartFinancial”) (Nasdaq:SMBK), parent company of SmartBank, today announced the completion of its previously-announced merger with Tennessee Bancshares, Inc., Tullahoma, Tennessee (“Tennessee Bancshares”), as well as the merger of Southern Community Bank, the bank subsidiary of Tennessee Bancshares, with and into SmartBank...

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...

Haynes and Boone Advises Affiliates of Royal Dutch Shell plc in Sale of Argentinian Downstream Business
Haynes and Boone, LLP, April 2018
Texas, United States of America

Affiliates of Royal Dutch Shell plc announced on April 24, 2018, that an agreement had been entered into to sell its downstream business in Argentina to Ra�zen for US$950 million in cash proceeds at completion, subject to customary closing conditions...

Jeff Civins, Suzanne Murray Help Lead EARTHx Law and Policy Symposium
Haynes and Boone, LLP, April 2018
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP Senior Counsel Jeff Civins and Partner Suzanne Murray played central roles in one of the nation's leading environmental law events, the EARTHx Law and Policy Symposium...

Haynes and Boone Recognized in D Magazine's 2018 Best Lawyers List
Haynes and Boone, LLP, April 2018
Texas, United States of America

D Magazine named 42 Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers across multiple practice areas to its Best Lawyers in Dallas list for 2018, the most selections for the firm over the past decade. Lawyers considered for the directory are nominated by their peers, with practitioners allowed to submit one member of their firm and two lawyers outside their firm, based on work they have witnessed firsthand...

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...

Haynes and Boone Helps Colorado Client Obtain ITC Orders Against Patent Infringers
Haynes and Boone, LLP, April 2018
Texas, United States of America

A Haynes and Boone, LLP team led by Denver Partner Robert Ziemian helped a firm client, Nite Ize, Inc., (Nite Ize) secure a General Exclusion Order (GEO) from the International Trade Commission (ITC) excluding from importation all products covered by certain Nite Ize patents related to their Steelie ecosystem of hands-free mobile device mounts...

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...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek adds insurance law expert Jürgen Wolters
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, April 2018
Germany

Effective May 1, 2018, insurance expert Dr. Jürgen Wolters (52) will join Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek at its Cologne office. The long-time former partner at Bach Langheid Dallmayr (BLD) had been a member of the Board of Management since January 2016 and Chairman of the Board of property and casualty insurance firm Die Haftpflichtkasse VVaG since 2017...

WSG 2018 Chambers Europe Award Winners & Nominees
World Services Group, April 2018
United States of America

World Services Group is honored to spotlight the WSG member winners and nominees of the 2018 Chambers Europe Award. This continued recognition year-after-year upholds the prestige and excellence for the region and the entire WSG organization...

SyCipLaw Partner CRZ Lopez Recognized in Client Choice 2018
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, April 2018
Philippines

SyCipLaw partner Carlos Roberto Z. Lopez has been recognized at the Client Choice Awards 2018. The Client Choice Awards was established in 2005 to recognize law firm partners around the world who stand out for their excellent client service...

 

 


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