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Haynes and Boone Patent Practice Ranked No. 2 Nationally by Juristat
Haynes and Boone, LLP, March 2018
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP has been ranked No. 2 among patent law firms in the United States by Juristat, a leading patent analytics company focused on Patent Office practice. This was the third straight time Haynes and Boone appeared among the top 15 firms in Juristat's rankings, moving up from No. 13 in 2016 to No. 6 in 2017 and now up to No. 2...

Monica B. Wilkinson Appointed to Lead Dykema’s Health Care Practice Group
Dykema, March 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced that Monica B. Wilkinson, a member in the firm’s Detroit office, has been appointed as Leader of Dykema’s Health Care Practice Group. She takes over for Maria Abrahamsen, who held the role for the previous six years...

Haynes and Boone Partners With ExxonMobil on Pro Bono
Haynes and Boone, LLP, March 2018
Texas, United States of America

When lawyers from Haynes and Boone, LLP's Houston office collaborated with ExxonMobil to discuss cybersecurity, employment law and intellectual property issues in late January, it wasn't the usual attorney-client business. The lawyers were teaming up to provide legal insights and one-on-one assistance for 20 nonprofits funded through United Way of Greater Houston...

Patterson Belknap’s Anti-Counterfeiting Team Scores Two Wins for Medical Device Manufacturer
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP, March 2018
United States of America

On March 7, 2018, the Hon. LaShann Dearcy Hall, U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of New York, adopted a January 16, 2018 Report and Recommendation of Magistrate Judge Steven M...

ENSafrica launches ENSafrica intelligENS
ENSafrica, March 2018
South Africa

ENSafrica, Africa’s largest law firm, has just launched “ENSafrica intelligENS”. ENSafrica intelligENS is a specialist division within the firm, which has been established to provide clients with products and services that are powered by cutting-edge, digital systems using artificial intelligence...

ENSafrica newsflash
ENSafrica, March 2018
South Africa

We are delighted that two deals on which we were key advisors took top honours at the prestigious DealMakers Gala Awards this year. This follows on the back of the firm being recognised for its seamless Africa-wide expertise and market-leading capabilities by renowned international ratings agency Chambers and Partners, which recently released its 2018 rankings...

Two senior appointments in ENSafrica’s tax department
ENSafrica, March 2018
South Africa

ENSafrica, Africa’s largest law firm, has once again expanded its tax offering with the announcement of two high-level appointments within its tax department. Mike Benetello joins the firm as an executive in the Johannesburg office from 1 March 2018, bringing with him over 20 years’ experience in M&A, corporate tax, mining tax and international tax...

Shoosmiths shortlisted for ‘Law Firm of the Year’ at prestigious Music Week Awards
Shoosmiths LLP, March 2018
England

The Creative Industries team at leading national law firm, Shoosmiths in Manchester have been nominated for ‘Law Firm of the Year’ at the prestigious Music Week Awards...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advises Auctus Fund on the acquisition of GS Star hotel group
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, March 2018
Germany

A team led by M&A Partner Boris Dürr advised the private equity funds advised by AUCTUS Capital Partners AG on the takeover of GS Star group. As part of the transaction, the GS Star GmbH's two former general managers, Andreas Erben and Heiko Grote, also acquired a stake in the newly established Gorgeous Smiling Hotels Holding GmbH and will continue to manage the group...

Chambers Global Recognizes 10 Haynes and Boone Lawyers in Eight Areas
Haynes and Boone, LLP, March 2018
Texas, United States of America

The 2018 edition of Chambers Global recognized 10 Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers across eight practices as leading providers of legal services in the international marketplace. Clients and Chambers researchers praised Haynes and Boone, along with individual lawyers, doing work in the United States, Mexico and Latin America, reflecting another strong year for the firm...

Tax & Estate Planning Attorney Jonathan W. Michael Joins Dykema’s Chicago Office
Dykema, March 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, is pleased to announce the addition of Jonathan W. Michael to its Tax & Estate Planning Practice as a member in the firm’s Chicago office. Mr. Michael joins Dykema after serving as a shareholder at Burke, Warren, MacKay & Serritella, P.C. Mr...

3 new partners at NNDKP effective March 1, 2018
Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen, March 2018
Romania

Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen (NNDKP) announced today the promotion of three lawyers to partnership. This decision reconfirms NNDKP's strategy in stimulating the internal development of its lawyers on all levels of seniority and continues to consolidate its position as a leader of the Romanian business law market...

Asters advises General Electric on USD 1 billion deal with Ukrzaliznytsia
Asters, March 2018
Ukraine

Asters acted as a legal counsel to GE Transportation, a division of the General Electric Company, in connection with a USD 1 billion Framework Agreement with Ukrzaliznytsia, the country’s state-owned rail transport company...

MinterEllisonRuddWatts Advises TOMRA in Acquisition of BBC Technologies
MinterEllisonRuddWatts, March 2018
New Zealand

Norwegian-listed company, TOMRA has announced it has acquired BBC Technologies – a Hamilton based, but globally focused, developer and manufacturer of leading fruit sorting technology...

Waller Adds Prominent Team for M&A Private Equity and Mezzanine Finance
Waller, March 2018
Tennessee, United States of America

Four attorneys known for their extensive transactional experience have joined Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP, the law firm announced today. Roddy Bailey, Pat Murphy, Jimar Sanders and Nathan Hertzog focus on middle market transactions involving private equity sponsors, venture capital investments and mezzanine financing...

credX opens platform for debt issuance with Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, March 2018
Germany

A team led by Dr. Thorsten Kuthe and Dr. Markus Rabe, Partners at the Cologne and Munich offices of the law firm of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, advised credX on establishing a digital marketplace for debt capital. At its start, Deutsche Telekom issued a borrower's note loan with a volume of EUR 50 million and a ten-year term to insurance companies of AXA Group...

Discuss real estate in all its facets – Meet our experts at MIPIM in Cannes
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, March 2018
Germany

100 countries, 24,200 attendees, 3,100 exhibitors – as the leading international trade show for the real estate sector, MIPIM in Cannes is the meeting place for international decision-makers in the industry...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek obtains partial success for Baden-Württemberg in the diesel ban trial: Diesel bans only permitted on a staggered basis
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, February 2018
Germany

On February 27, 2018, the Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig issued its eagerly awaited ruling on the admissibility of targeted diesel traffic bans. The German states of North Rhine-Westphalia and Baden-Württemberg had challenged judgments of the Düsseldorf and Stuttgart administrative courts in two "leapfrog appeals...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek: successful fiscal year with double-digit revenue growth
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, February 2018
Germany

The business law firm of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek significantly increased its revenue in fiscal 2017. Annual revenue stood at EUR 149.5 million for 2017, EUR 16.1 million above the prior-year figure of EUR 133.4 million, accounting for an increase of 12.1 percent. The firm had already achieved a similarly large increase in 2014, when revenue rose by 12 percent year-over-year...

NNDKP and Cornerstone Communications enter into an alliance
Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen, February 2018
Romania

● An exceptional alliance, aiming at enhancing the ecosystem for Romanian entrepreneurs and at contributing to internationalization of their businesses, across the European and global economic space. ● Building business bridges within the CEE region represents one of the most important opportunities for businesses throughout the region...

Pellerano & Herrera Assisted Underwriters in Dual Sovereign Bond Offering
Pellerano & Herrera, February 2018
Dominican Republic

Pellerano & Herrera represented Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC in two 144A/Reg. S offerings, including a $1 billion aggregate principal amount of bonds due 2048 and a DOP40 billion aggregate principal amount of bonds due 2023. BanReservas acted as co-manager with respect to both series of bonds. The transaction was closed on February 15, 2018...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek: successful fiscal year with double-digit revenue growth
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, February 2018
Germany

The business law firm of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek significantly increased its revenue in fiscal 2017. Annual revenue stood at EUR 149.5 million for 2017, EUR 16.1 million above the prior-year figure of EUR 133.4 million, accounting for an increase of 12.1 percent. The firm had already achieved a similarly large increase in 2014, when revenue rose by 12 percent year-over-year...

Sakina Rasheed Foster Joins The American Lawyer’s Young Lawyer Editorial Board
Haynes and Boone, LLP, February 2018
Texas, United States of America

The American Lawyer has named Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner Sakina Rasheed Foster to its new Young Lawyer Editorial Board. In announcing members of the group on Feb...

O’Neal Webster Expands Litigation Capabilities, Adding BVI Attorney Asha Johnson-Willins
O'Neal Webster, February 2018
British Virgin Islands

27 February 2018 – Road Town, Tortola – Law firm O’Neal Webster announces that British Virgin Islands attorney Asha Johnson-Willins has joined the firm as a senior associate. Johnson-Willins brings over 14 years’ experience in advocacy, trials, and company law to O’Neal Webster’s litigation, corporate, and property and business practices...

Chambers Global 2018 ranks SyCipLaw as Band 1 Firm
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, February 2018
Philippines

Chambers Global 2018 has ranked SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan as a Band 1 firm in Corporate & Finance and Projects, Infrastructure & Energy. The following SyCipLaw lawyers were also ranked: - Hector M. de Leon, Jr. - Band 1 in Projects, Infrastructure & Energy - Rocky Alejandro L...

Chambers USA 2018 Recognizes 53 Haynes and Boone Lawyers
Haynes and Boone, LLP, February 2018
Texas, United States of America

The 2018 edition of the Chambers USA directory of top lawyers and law firms has recognized more than 50 Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers, with several partners newly honored this year. The directory publishes in May. Eli Columbus is set to receive a banding, a tiered designation within the Chambers rankings, for the first time. (Bandings are announced in May...

Zuva Petroleum sues AirZim over $1,2 million jet fuel debt
Atherstone & Cook, February 2018
Zimbabwe

AIRZIM and Transport minister, Jorum Gumbo, have been sued by local fuel supplier, Zuva Petroleum (Pvt) Ltd, over a $1, 2 million debt for jet fuel supplied between 2014 and January this year. The petroleum firm issued summons on February 15 this year and the airline is yet to enter its appearance to defend...

Thomson Reuters Ranks Haynes and Boone in Top 20 for 2017 Loan Deals
Haynes and Boone, LLP, February 2018
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP ranked among the nation's top law firms for lender and borrower representations in syndicated loan transactions in 2017, according to Thomson Reuters' LoanConnector League Tables...

Landry's Names Haynes and Boone Its 2017 National Law Firm of the Year
Haynes and Boone, LLP, February 2018
Texas, United States of America

Landry's, Inc., a privately owned, multi-brand dining, hospitality and gaming corporation that operates (through various subsidiaries and affiliates) more than 600 restaurants, hotels, casinos and entertainment destinations across the United States, has selected Haynes and Boone, LLP as its 2017 national law firm of the year...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advises Triton on acquisition of BFC Group
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, February 2018
Germany

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised funds advised by Triton on the acquisition of BFC Group, a leading global specialist and technology leader in metal clamping profiles for the automotive industry. A team led by Cologne-based partner Dr. Pär Johansson comprehensively supported Triton in this transaction...

Morgan & Morgan advised Banistmo, S.A. in the structuring and registration of revolving corporate bonds for an amount of up to US$300 million
Morgan & Morgan, February 2018
Panama

Morgan & Morgan advised Banistmo, S.A. in the structuring and registration with the Superintendency of Capital Markets of Panama of US$300,000,000 revolving corporate bonds. The bonds will be issued in different series with maturities ranging from 2 to 15 years and interest rates may be fixed or floating. Banistmo, S.A. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Bancolombia, S.A...

Morgan & Morgan advised MMG Bank Corporation in the structuring of a program of revolving short-terms notes for an amount of up to US$50 million
Morgan & Morgan, February 2018
Panama

Morgan & Morgan advised MMG Bank Corporation in the structuring of a program of revolving short-term notes for US$50,000,000 of Corporacion Interamericana para el Financiamiento de Infraestructura, S.A. (CIFI). The short-term notes were registered with the Superintendency of Capital Markets of Panama...

Morgan & Morgan advised MMG Bank Corporation in the structuring of a program of revolving corporate bonds for an amount of up to US$100 million
Morgan & Morgan, February 2018
Panama

Morgan & Morgan advised MMG Bank Corporation in the structuring of a program of revolving corporate bonds for US$100,000,000 of Corporacion Interamericana para el Financiamiento de Infraestructura, S.A. (CIFI). The bonds were registered with the Superintendency of Capital Markets of Panama...

Morgan & Morgan promotes new partner
Morgan & Morgan, February 2018
Panama

Ricardo Arias works in the Corporate Law Department of the firm. Mr. Arias holds over ten years of experience advising capital markets transactions. He has represented local and foreign lenders as well as local and foreign developer/borrowers in secured and unsecured financings and project financings. Mr...

Alltech Sells its Factory in Serbia to Lesaffre
Karanovic & Nikolic, February 2018
Serbia

Alltech - a leading global animal and crop nutrition company, sold its baking yeast factory in Senta, in northern Serbia, to Lesaffre - a leading global baking yeast and fermented products company. The acquired factory will continue to produce baker's yeast for the Serbian market and yeast extracts for the food and animal feed industries...

Haynes and Boone Lawyers Author Chapters for Fund Finance Publication
Haynes and Boone, LLP, February 2018
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers have authored two chapters in "Global Legal Insight to Funds Finance 2018," which was produced in partnership with the Fund Finance Association. Washington, D.C., Partner Ellen McGinnis, and Dallas Partners Erin England and Rick Anigian wrote a chapter titled: "Enforcement: Analysis of lender remedies under U.S. law in subscription-secured credit facilities...

Haynes and Boone Successfully Defends Challenge to Arbitration Award
Haynes and Boone, LLP, February 2018
Texas, United States of America

In a decision that underscores the sanctity of arbitral awards against untimely collateral attacks, a team of Haynes and Boone CDG, LLP litigators in London have secured a victory in the English High Court for client Corretaje Maritimo Sud-Americano Inc (CMSA)...

SyCipLaw supports "Sa Pagbasa, May Pag-asa" Storybook Donation Drive
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, February 2018
Philippines

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan collected a total of PhP55,100.00 and 169 books in support of the "Sa Pagbasa, May Pag-asa" storybook donation drive...

FBC Top Rankings for the 2018 Chambers & Partners Global Guide
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co., February 2018
Israel

Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion (Tel-Aviv, Israel) (www.fbclawyers...

Whitney Remily and Maudess Fulton Chosen for Diversity Leadership Programs
Haynes and Boone, LLP, February 2018
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner Whitney Remily and Associate Maudess Fulton have been selected to participate in the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity's signature programs aimed at preparing diverse young lawyers for leadership roles in the profession. Remily, a partner in the Intellectual Property Practice Group, was named to the 2018 class of LCLD Fellows...

Lowenstein Represents Motus GI Holdings, Inc., in $18 Million Medical Technology IPO
Lowenstein Sandler LLP, February 2018
United States of America

Lowenstein represented medical device company Motus GI Holdings, Inc., in an $18 million IPO involving the sale of 3.5 million shares priced at $5 per share. Shares started trading on February 14, 2018. Piper Jaffray and Oppenheimer & Co. are underwriting the offering...

Two Haynes and Boone Lawyers Named to Latinvex Top 100
Haynes and Boone, LLP, February 2018
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP Partners Larry Pascal and Jorge Labastida have been selected by Latinvex for its 2018 ranking of the top 100 lawyers handling legal business in Latin America...

Springboard advise on vendor assisted management buy-out of Tesla UK
Springboard Corporate Finance, February 2018
England

Springboard Corporate Finance is delighted to announce that it has advised on the vendor assisted management buy-out of Tesla UK (“Tesla”)...

BVI team 54Strong competes in Miami Marathon to benefit local charities
O'Neal Webster, February 2018
British Virgin Islands

On a cool, rain-soaked Sunday morning dawn in late January, O’Neal Webster’s Managing Partner Vanessa King stepped to the starting line alongside the British Virgin Islands team “54Strong” and 23,000 other runners who had gathered in Miami to compete in the city’s annual signature event, the Miami Marathon and Half-Marathon race...

Haynes and Boone Helped Win Jury Verdict Named Nation’s Largest in 2017
Haynes and Boone, LLP, February 2018
Texas, United States of America

A federal jury verdict that Haynes and Boone, LLP helped win for clients ZeniMax Media Inc. and idSoftware has been recently named the nation's largest jury verdict of 2017 by VerdictSearch. A unit of ALM Media LLC, VerdictSearch collects and categorizes case data, which is drawn from firsthand reporting on both the plaintiff and defense sides of cases...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advises DATAGROUP SE on acquisition of almato GmbH
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, February 2018
Germany

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek comprehensively advised DATAGROUP SE on the acquisition of all shares in Reutlingen-based almato GmbH and accompanied the transaction. Almato GmbH, founded in 2002, specializes in optimizing standard business processes and is one of the pioneers in the field of full and partial automation...

Dykema Appoints Adam Fishkind as Managing Member of Its Bloomfield Hills Office
Dykema, February 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced that Adam Fishkind, a member of the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group, has been appointed as Managing Member of the firm’s Bloomfield Hills office. In his practice, Fishkind represents all parties involved in real estate based transactions including investors, lenders, developers, owners, and operators...

Dykema Elects 12 New Members
Dykema, February 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that its Executive Board elected 12 new members to the firm effective January 1, 2018. Dykema’s new partners, their resident office and practice descriptions are listed below. Maria A...

Domicil sells real estate portfolio in the Rhine-Neckar area with Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, February 2018
Germany

Supported by a team led by real estate expert Dr. Peter Vocke, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, Munich-based Domicil Real Estate Group sold a real estate portfolio in the Rhine-Neckar region (including Mannheim, Karlsruhe, and Schwetzingen) via its newly established Block Sales department...

SyCipLaw named Philippine Law Firm of the Year at Chambers Asia-Pacific Awards 2018
SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, February 2018
Philippines

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan was recognized as Philippine Law Firm of the Year at the Chambers Asia-Pacific Awards 2018. SyCipLaw partners Rocky Alejandro L. Reyes and Russel L. Rodriguez received the award on the firm’s behalf...

 

 


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