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Carey advised CBRE Chile in the tender process for the supply of energy to 40 commercial buildings
Carey, October 2017
Chile

Carey advised CBRE Chile in the tender process for the supply of energy to 40 commercial buildings under the management of CBRE Chile. The advice involved the legal and regulatory analysis regarding the applicability of free negotiated tariff to the buildings; structuring the tender process, including drafting the tender terms and conditions, invitation and Q&A letters...

Haynes and Boone Represents VBI Vaccines in Financings for Gross Proceeds of $71.9 Million
Haynes and Boone, LLP, October 2017
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP represented client VBI Vaccines Inc. in its successful underwritten public offering and concurrent registered direct offering of common shares for aggregate gross proceeds of approximately $71.9 million. Partner Rick Werner led the Haynes and Boone team representing VBI, assisted by Associates Jayun Koo and Pat Horan...

E&P Companies Poised to Fare Better Under OCC's Leverage Test
Haynes and Boone, LLP, October 2017
Texas, United States of America

As a sign of the improved financial health of the oil and gas industry, exploration and production companies appear to be in a better position to comply with strict lending guidelines released by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) in 2016, according to a recent analysis by Haynes and Boone, LLP...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advises mwb fairtrade on Euroboden bond issue
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, October 2017
Germany

Madeleine Zipperle and Dr. Thorsten Kuthe advised mwb fairtrade Wertpapierhandelsbank AG on the successful issue of the Euroboden GmbH bond. Due to the high demand, the public offer ended already on the first subscription day – the period was originally set to end on November 7, 2017. The EUR 25 million issue volume was fully placed...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advises CLEARUM on establishing a holding company
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, October 2017
Germany

Medical technology specialist CLEARUM GmbH and Cheplapharm Arzneimittel GmbH founded a joint venture by the name of Med-Tec Holding GmbH. CLEARUM and its founders, Dr. Torsten Klein and Jens Sieder, were supported by a team led by Dr. Stefan Duhnkrack from Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek. Cheplapharm initially acquired a 24.9% stake in CLEARUM by way of a capital increase and will acquire 24...

Haynes and Boone Publishes NAFTA Renegotiation Report
Haynes and Boone, LLP, October 2017
Texas, United States of America

With parties to the North American Free Trade Agreement announcing recently that they plan to continue renegotiations through February 2018, Haynes and Boone, LLP released a new report examining where the talks stand on more than 30 issues under discussion. Haynes and Boone, which has a longstanding office in Mexico City as well as offices across the U.S...

Haynes and Boone Scores Again for NFL in Fantasy Football Convention Litigation
Haynes and Boone, LLP, October 2017
Texas, United States of America

A Haynes and Boone, LLP team led by Partner Thad Behrens and Associate Charlie Jones scored another win for the National Football League in litigation pursued by a fantasy football convention company owned by former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo...

Netcompany aquires UK's fastest growing IT company
Plesner, October 2017
Denmark

The Danish IT consulting firm Netcompany has completed its largest acquisition to date by acquiring the British IT company Hunter Macdonald. Plesner has assisted Netcompany with the newly closed transaction. Netcompany continues its international expansion with the acquisition of Hunter Macdonald and the company adds a strong capacity as regards cyber security and IT infrastructure...

SyCipLaw is Philippine Law Firm of the Year at the ALB Philippine Law Awards 2017
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, October 2017
Philippines

For the second year in a row, SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan (SyCipLaw) was named Philippine Law Firm of the Year, Arbitration Law Firm of the Year, and Banking and Financial Services Law Firm of the Year at the 2nd ALB Philippine Law Awards. The firm also received the Construction and Real Estate Law Firm of the Year, while SyCipLaw partner Emmanuel M...

ALRUD organised a joint seminar with Bird&Bird
ALRUD Law Firm, October 2017
Russia

October 26th ALRUD Law Firm and Bird & Bird, held a joint seminar “Project Development and Finance in Russia: key practical issues from English law and Russian law perspective”. Andrey Zharskiy, ALRUD Partner, Head of Energy, Natural Resources & Infrastructure Practice, and Anton Dzhuplin, Partner, Head of Banking and Finance Practice, were speakers on the Seminar...

Leading Insurance Lawyer Barry Buchman Joins Haynes and Boone
Haynes and Boone, LLP, October 2017
Texas, United States of America

Barry Buchman has joined Haynes and Boone, LLP's Washington, D.C., office as a partner in the Insurance Recovery Practice. Recognized as a leading policyholder insurance attorney by Best Lawyers in America, Woodward/White, Inc. (2016-2017), Chambers USA, Chambers & Partners (2012-2017), and Washington, D.C...

Shoosmiths advise Frontier Estates as it breaks new ground with £71m multi-site forward sale deal
Shoosmiths LLP, October 2017
England

National law firm Shoosmiths has advised development client Frontier Estates Limited on the first of what could be a number of multi-million pound property deals to ensure the development of a number of much-needed care homes. Shoosmiths’ real estate team advised the developer on the initial acquisition of the sites in Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire...

Dealmakers Increasingly Optimistic About M&A Market and U.S. Economy in Dykema’s 13th Annual M&A Survey: Smaller and Middle Market Deals Expected to Lead Activity in 2018
Dykema, October 2017
Michigan, United States of America

Respondents to Dykema’s 13th Annual M&A Outlook Survey expressed an overall bullish viewpoint of the economy and U.S. M&A market, bringing a new level of optimism, not seen in several years. Thirty-nine percent of respondents in this year’s survey expect the M&A market to strengthen over the next 12 months, up from 33-percent last year and 37-percent in 2015...

Delphi advises Cherry AB (publ) in connection with listing on Nasdaq Stockholm
Delphi, October 2017
Sweden

Advokatfirman Delphi has advised Cherry AB (publ) in connection with delisting from AktieTorget and admission to trading of the company’s shares on Nasdaq Stockholm Mid Cap. Delphi’s team consisted of, among others, Michael Juhlin (responsible partner), Jonas Ingvarson and Marcus Halling. For more information, please see Cherry’s press release: http://www.cherry...

Shoosmiths advises YFM Equity Partners on 4net investment
Shoosmiths LLP, October 2017
England

Partners Karen Procter (Manchester) and James Foster (Leeds) advised the specialist SME investor on deal, worth £9m, with the fast-growing Manchester-based company which provides telephony, contact centre and unified communications infrastructure and software to business and public sector organisations. Founded in 2005, 4net has built a reputation for service excellence and innovation...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek again advises Pantaflix on capital increase
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, October 2017
Germany

A team led by Cologne-based partner Dr. Thorsten Kuthe advised Pantaflix AG on a cash capital increase again. It was placed with institutional investors within a very brief time and was oversubscribed. The company will use the proceeds of EUR 18.5 million to finance growth. As a result of the capital increase, free float will increase to some 40%. Pantaflix AG is a Munich-based media company...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advises PlusServer Group on the acquisition of Nexinto
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, October 2017
Germany

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised PlusServer Group, a member of BC Partners, on the acquisition of Nexinto group. The transaction is subject to the approval of the antitrust authorities. With more than 200 employees at its Hamburg site, Nexinto offers managed services for business-critical IT systems...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advises Janoschka Group on substantial Participation of Financial Investor
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, October 2017
Germany

With a team led by Frankfurt-based partner Dr. Günther M. Bredow and comprising members from several offices, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised Janoschka group on entering into an investment agreement with a financial investor and management. The group's parent company, Janoschka Assets GmbH & Co. KG, that has previously been family-owned will initially be converted into a stock corporation...

Haynes and Boone Wins Guardianship for Pro Bono Client
Haynes and Boone, LLP, October 2017
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP helped pro bono client Ana Vega secure guardianship of her grandson following a contested court hearing in October. Vega was referred to the firm by the Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County. She wanted guardianship of her grandson, Luis, because his father is in prison and mother is not involved in his life...

National Diversity Council Honors Five Haynes and Boone Lawyers
Haynes and Boone, LLP, October 2017
Texas, United States of America

Five Haynes and Boone, LLP partners have been recognized by the National Diversity Council for exemplifying strong leadership and advocating for inclusion in the legal profession...

MinterEllisonRuddWatts Short Listed in Five Categories for Firm’s Diversity by Euromoney Legal Media Group Asia Women in Business Law Awards
MinterEllisonRuddWatts, October 2017
New Zealand

MinterEllisonRuddWatts’ leadership towards greater gender diversity in the legal profession has seen the firm shortlisted for five categories in the Euromoney Legal Media Group Asia Women in Business Law Awards. The awards celebrate the advancement of women in the legal industry in the Asia-Pacific region, with firms from New Zealand, Australia and greater Asia competing to take top honours...

ALRUD Partners participated in IBA Annual Conference in Sydney
ALRUD Law Firm, October 2017
Russia

On October 8-13th, IBA Annual Conference was held in Sydney, Australia. The Conference is one of the core events for the international legal community. Maxim Alekseyev, ALRUD Senior Partner, presented during the session “Adapting structures to mobile clients: changing views and alternatives”...

Shoosmiths proud of firm-wide recognition in this year’s Legal 500
Shoosmiths LLP, October 2017
England

National law firm Shoosmiths has achieved top tier rankings in 31 practice areas in this year's The Legal 500 directory, with a further 66 practice areas recommended. A total of 27 lawyers are also named in the elite Leading Lawyers list, while The Legal 500 United Kingdom 2017 editorial features 227 Shoosmiths lawyers...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advises Iris Capital on investment of more than EUR 21 million in Open-Xchange
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, October 2017
Germany

With a team led by Dr. Jörg aus der Fünten, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised Iris Capital on its investment in Open-Xchange, a German provider of open source e-mail, productivity, and software solutions. Iris Capital invested 21 million euros jointly with eCAPITAL and other investors. The capital will be used by Open-Xchange to expand in North and Latin America and Asia...

Haynes and Boone London Office Expands Legal 500 2017 UK Recognition
Haynes and Boone, LLP, October 2017
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone CDG, LLP received recognition for its International Arbitration, Oil and Gas and Shipping practices in the 2017 United Kingdom edition of The Legal 500, published by Legalease. Haynes and Boone was ranked among the recommended law firms in three of the areas in which the London office has built its reputation...

Speedlin and Webster Honored with Lifetime Achievement Awards at San Antonio Business Journal’s 2017 Outstanding Lawyers Awards
Dykema, October 2017
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, is proud to announce that Justice Phylis J. Speedlin and Dan G. Webster, were each honored by the San Antonio Business Journal with Lifetime Achievement Awards at its 2017 Outstanding Lawyers Awards reception. Donna J. McElroy was also present at the Awards ceremony, as she also received one of San Antonio Business Journal’s 2017 Outstanding Lawyers Awards...

Wardynski & Partners launches new tech law blog
Wardynski & Partners, October 2017
Poland

By framing the specialist knowledge of our lawyers in a broader social and cultural context, we hope to raise the debate over new technologies to a new level. We have known for a long time that new technology is a dynamic field. But the pace of change has greatly outstripped our imagination...

SyCipLaw is National Law Firm of the Year at the 2017 Asialaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Awards
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, October 2017
Philippines

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan (SyCipLaw) was recognized as the Philippine National Law Firm of the Year at the 2017 Asialaw Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Awards. SyCipLaw partners Anthony W. Dee and Ronald Mark C. Lleno received the award on the firm's behalf...

Cale A. Johnson Elected Chair of State Bar of Michigan’s Antitrust, Franchising & Trade Regulation Section
Dykema, October 2017
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced that Cale A. Johnson, a Bloomfield Hills-based member in Dykema’s Litigation practice, was recently elected to serve as Chair of the State Bar of Michigan’s Antitrust, Franchising & Trade Regulation Section. Having previously served as Vice Chair, Johnson was elected to serve as Chair at the Section’s annual meeting on September 29, 2017...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advises SANHA GmbH & Co. KG on extending the term of its bond
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, October 2017
Germany

A team of business law firm Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek led by Dr. Thorsten Kuthe advised SANHA GmbH & Co. KG on extending the term of its 2013/2018 bond. Since the necessary quorum had not reached in an initial vote of bondholders without a meeting, the bond creditors approved the proposed amendment with a majority of 99.8 percent at a meeting on September 15...

Haynes and Boone Represents Seller of Leading Spray Foam Company
Haynes and Boone, LLP, October 2017
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP represented Lapolla Industries, Inc. in its sale to Icynene U.S. Holding Corp., a Canadian rival in the spray foam insulation industry and portfolio company of FFL Partners, LLC. The deal, valued at about $160 million, was unanimously approved by Lapolla's board of directors, the company said in a statement...

Haynes and Boone Hires Leading Employee Benefits Lawyer
Haynes and Boone, LLP, October 2017
Texas, United States of America

Lori Troutman has joined the Houston office of Haynes and Boone, LLP as a counsel in the firm's Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Practice...

Shoosmiths advises Northern Irish coffee chain on £2m investment to launch in Scotland
Shoosmiths LLP, October 2017
England

National law firm Shoosmiths has advised coffee chain Bob & Berts on £2m funding from the BGF to venture into the Scottish market. Founded in Northern Ireland, Bob & Berts is a family business that has grown to encompass 16 outlets in the country with a further 30 stores planned to open over the next four years, 20 of which will be in Scotland...

Shoosmiths signs up new Birmingham corporate partner
Shoosmiths LLP, October 2017
England

National law firm Shoosmiths has boosted its Birmingham-based corporate team with the hire of Paul Batchelor from PwC Legal where he established and grew its Midlands legal business. Paul specialises in merger and acquisitions, private equity investments, complex group reorganisations, management incentive arrangements and high net worth/family investment structures...

Grupo Financiero Galicia registers follow-on offering on NYSE
Beccar Varela, October 2017
Argentina

Buenos Aires, October 5th, 2017. Between September 29th and October 3rd, Grupo Financiero Galicia S.A. issued 126,500,000 new Class B common shares (equivalent to US$632.500.000). Consequently, the registered capital as of the date amounts to AR$1,426,764,597...

Haynes and Boone Represents Trinity Industries in Landmark Victory
Haynes and Boone, LLP, October 2017
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP Partners Jeremy Kernodle, Nina Cortell and Anne Johnson, Counsel Ryan Paulsen and Associates Nicole Somerville and Andrew Guthrie were part of a multi-firm appellate team that got a $663 million judgment against client Trinity Industries under the False Claims Act overturned. In a case followed nationally, the 5th U.S...

Financial Times recognises Ellex as an innovative leader in the legal industry
Ellex Valiunas, October 2017
Lithuania

On 4 October 2017, the Financial Times announced the highly-anticipated results of its annual survey, the FT Innovative Lawyers Report, recognising Ellex as one of the 50 most innovative law firms in Europe...

Bonnie Mayfield Named Chair of International Association of Defense Counsel’s Diversity Committee
Dykema, October 2017
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced that Bonnie Mayfield, a Bloomfield Hills-based member in Dykema’s Litigation practice, was recently named Chair of the International Association of Defense Counsel's (IADC) Diversity Committee...

Karanovic & Nikolic Advises On AmSpec’s Acquisition Of Agri Services
Karanovic & Nikolic, October 2017
Serbia

Karanovic & Nikolic advised AmSpec on the acquisition of Agri Services doo - an inspection and testing company serving the Agricultural and Petroleum market in the Danube region from their locations in Serbia and Hungary...

Lavery and the Fondation Montréal inc. launch a $15,000 grant for artificial intelligence
Lavery, de Billy, October 2017
Canada

Lavery and Fondation Montréal inc. are pleased to announce the creation of the Lavery AI Grant offered to start-ups in the field of artificial intelligence (AI). Valued at $15,000, grant winners will also have access to the full range of services provided by Fondation Montréal inc...

Karanovic & Nikolic Advises In The Signing Of The Landmark PPP For The Vinca Waste Treatment Project
Karanovic & Nikolic, October 2017
Serbia

Karanovic & Nikolic Advises In The Signing Of The Landmark PPP For The Vinca Waste Treatment Project Karanovic & Nikolic advised in the signing of the biggest PPP project in Serbia for the landfill remediation and development of the waste treatment facility in Belgrade, Vinca...

SyCipLaw receives 12 ALB Philippine Law Awards 2017 nominations
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, October 2017
Philippines

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan (SyCipLaw) has been shortlisted in twelve categories of the ALB Philippine Law Awards 2017. The firm is nominated for ten firm of the year categories, and two of its partners are nominated for lawyer of the year categories...

Haynes and Boone Advises Specialty Food Firm Parker Products on Sale
Haynes and Boone, LLP, October 2017
Texas, United States of America

10/03/2017 Haynes and Boone, LLP has represented Parker Products in the negotiation of an investment by The Riverside Company. Parker Products and The Riverside Company have not disclosed the terms of the deal. Fort Worth-based Parker Products is a leading provider of specialty ingredients for the baking, dairy, beverage, confectionery, RTE and snack, and foodservice industries...

Dykema Announces Executive Board Appointments
Dykema, October 2017
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that the firm has selected six members to serve on its Executive Board for a three-year term commencing on January 1, 2018. The appointed attorneys are listed below with brief descriptions of their practices and other roles they hold with the firm: Brendan J...

Garcia-Moreno, Mills, Berber-Thayer in Texas Lawyer: Traxys Deal Dodged Harvey
Haynes and Boone, LLP, September 2017
Texas, United States of America

It was a day before Hurricane Harvey was forecast to strike Texas, and with the deadline looming to complete a complicated transaction for a client, Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner Ricardo Garcia-Moreno in Houston said he started to panic. "To put it mildly, at about 2 o'clock on Thursday, I started to freak out...

Beccar Varela at the Trustlaw Awards 2017: Constanza Connolly Lawyer of the Year
Beccar Varela, September 2017
Argentina

London, September 29, 2017. Constanza Connolly, senior lawyer at Beccar Varela, was crowned “Lawyer of the Year” at the 2017 TrustLaw Awards, the Thomson Reuters Foundation’ s annual celebration of outstanding pro bono work. Constanza was awarded for her contribution to advancing a new law in Argentina that would allow disabled people to work without losing their disability insurance...

Stefan Erhag of Delphi Awarded WSG Outstanding Member of the Year 2017
World Services Group, September 2017
United States of America

WSG has awarded Stefan Erhag, Partner, Delphi as the WSG Outstanding Member of the Year 2017. Mr. Erhag’s commitment to championing over 30 WSG European Firms participation in the GenNow Study has more than earned him this title. Stefan was instrumental with our European survey initiative, “Robert Falvey, Global Ambassador for WSG stated...

WSG Elects 2017-2018 Board of Directors
World Services Group, September 2017
United States of America

WSG is pleased to announce the election of the 2017 - 2018 Board of Directors including officers: Mark Harty, LCS & Partners as Chair; Francesco Gianni, Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners as Chairman Elect; Michael Bernard, Dykema as Secretary and Judith A. Whitehead, Graham Thompson as Treasurer...

25th Birthday of Szecskay Attorneys at Law
Szecskay Attorneys at Law, September 2017
Hungary

Szecskay Attorneys at Law celebrated its 25th Birthday with over 400 clients and peers on the 12th of September 2017. Founder and named partner Andras Szecskay opened the event by giving an overview on the office’s past 25 years, from its beginnings after the political and economic changes in 1989 and the following period when international law firms entered the Hungarian market in the 1990s...

Shoosmiths advises NVM Private Equity on investment into e-commerce technology provider
Shoosmiths LLP, September 2017
England

National law firm Shoosmiths has advised NVM Private Equity (NVM) on its investment into Volo Commerce, a provider of multi-channel e-commerce technology to support online merchants and brands selling through market places such as Amazon and eBay. NVM led the latest investment round into the UK-based company, which raised £6.2m...

 

 


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