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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...

Asters joined the roster of experts of the Energy Community Secretariat
Asters, July 2017
Ukraine

Asters Law Firm and its Counsel Yaroslav Petrov have been approved as members of the roster of experts of the Energy Community...

Public Bid for the Bicentennial Cable Car Concession
Carey, July 2017
Chile

Today, July 11 th , 2017, it was published in the Official Gazette the International Public Bid for the project called “ Bicentennial Cable Car Concession “. Bidding documents may be obtained with the Ministry of Public Works...

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...

Asters is a social responsibility leader in Ukrainian legal industry
Asters, July 2017
Ukraine

Asters has been recognized as "a social responsibility leader in Ukrainian legal industry" as a result of the international Best in CSR contest run by Sustainable Business magazine, while EBA-Asters Legal School was named one of the best CSR projects in Ukraine in 2016 alongside with the CSR initiatives of Auchan Ukraine, OKKO and Zaporizhstal...

Brian Melendez and Timothy Kelly Listed as 2017 Minnesota Super Lawyers
Dykema, July 2017
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that Brian Melendez and Timothy D. Kelly, both from the firm’s Minneapolis office, have been named 2017 Super Lawyers by Minnesota Super Lawyers Magazine. The Super Lawyers designation, conferred upon the most respected legal practitioners in the state, is based upon peer recognition and professional achievement...

Dulske Becomes President of San Antonio Chapter of Federal Bar Association; Williamson and Kost Earn Professional Service Awards
Dykema, July 2017
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today several pieces of news regarding some of the firm’s San Antonio-based attorneys; John Dulske became President of the San Antonio Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, Deborah Williamson received the 2017 Michelle A...

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...

15 Asters lawyers are listed in The Best Lawyers in Ukraine 2018
Asters, June 2017
Ukraine

The Best Lawyers International, one of the most respected global peer-review surveys, included the record breaking number – 15 legal practitioners representing Asters – in the list of outstanding legal experts in various practices in Ukraine in its 2018 edition...

Government Policy Advisor Jamie A. Zaniewski Joins Dykema’s Lansing Office
Dykema, June 2017
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Jamie A. Zaniewski to its Government Policy & Practice Group as a government policy advisor in the firm’s Lansing office. Prior to joining Dykema, Zaniewski served as Michigan Governor Rick Snyder’s health care and insurance policy advisor...

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...

Dykema’s Dallas Office Grows With Addition of Three Attorneys: Ferdose al-Taie, Virgil Ochoa and Ian Pesses Each Join as Senior Counsel
Dykema, June 2017
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the continued expansion of its Dallas office with the additions of Ferdose al-Taie, Virgil Ochoa and Ian Pesses, who each join the firm as senior counsel. “We’re thrilled to add Ferdose, Virgil and Ian to our expanding Dallas office,” said Chris Kratovil, Dykema’s Dallas Office Managing Member...

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...

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...

Asters advises International Finance Corporation on up to USD 100 million financing to Nibulon
Asters, June 2017
Ukraine

Asters Law Firm acted as a Ukrainian law counsel to International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, in connection with up to USD 100 million loan to Nibulon, one of the largest Ukrainian grain and oilseeds originators and exporters...

Litigator Michael Klein Joins Dykema’s Austin Office
Dykema, June 2017
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Michael Klein to its Litigation Department and Insurance Industry Group as a member in the firm’s Austin office. Klein joins Dykema after practicing at the Austin office of Sedgwick LLP. Klein has more than 35 years of experience representing clients as a trial lawyer...

Dykema Wins Asylum for Afghani Families Who Created Secular Schools for Women: Family Sought Asylum After Receiving Threats From Taliban
Dykema, June 2017
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, is proud to announce that pro bono clients Samira Hakimi and her two sons, four and eight years old, and Nazifa Nabizada and her 10-month old son were granted asylum in the United States after more than five months of detention in the Karnes County Detention Facility...

 

 


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