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Pellerano & Herrera announces the promotion of three attorneys to partnership
Pellerano & Herrera, January 2019
Dominican Republic

Pellerano & Herrera has promoted three lawyers to partnership reinforcing its prominent position in the corporate and litigation sphere. Pellerano & Herrera announced the promotion of three outstanding senior associates, Carolina León, Alessandra Di Carlo and Félix Fernández, to partners of the firm, invigorating its corporate and litigation practices...

Asters Shortlisted for The Lawyer European Awards 2019
Asters, January 2019
Ukraine

Asters has been shortlisted for The Lawyer European Awards 2019 in the category "Law firm of the year: Russia, Ukraine & the CIS". This prestigious international award was established by The Lawyer, an industry leader amongst legal news sources, to recognize law firms that are professionally marking their places in the European legal market...

Patent Dispute Over Egg Packaging: Brødrene Hartmann Defends its imagic® Patent
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, January 2019
Germany

On December 18, 2018 the German Federal Court of Justice decided on the validity of a patent relating to a product design of egg packages with a particular combination of major planar surfaces, egg-shaped areas and supporting ribs...

HF Private Debt Finances Further Growth of ICP Group
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, January 2019
Germany

With a Frankfurt-based team led by partner Thomas K. Schrell, business law firm Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised HF Private Debt on the growth financing of ICP group. In connection with the acquisition of ICP Transaction Solutions GmbH by Operando Partners and other investors, HF Private Debt Fund SCSp provided debt financing for the further expansion of ICP group...

O'Neal Webster Appoints Firm-Wide Chief Operating Officer
O'Neal Webster, January 2019
British Virgin Islands

TORTOLA, January 17, 2019 – British Virgin Islands-based law firm O’Neal Webster has appointed Naiyada Henry-Callwood to the role of Chief Operating Officer. Reporting to Managing Partner Vanessa King, Ms...

Shoosmiths Corporate Team Advises on Sale of Recycling Experts Valpak
Shoosmiths LLP, January 2019
England

The corporate team at Shoosmiths has advised the shareholders of Warwickshire-based environmental compliance experts Valpak on its sale to Telford-based Reconomy, the UK’s leading provider of outsourced waste management and recycling services, for an undisclosed sum...

DFB Again Victorious with Heuking: Referees are Not Employees
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, January 2019
Germany

The German Soccer Federation (DFB) achieved another important legal victory with Dr. Johan-Michel Menke, sports employment law expert at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek in Hamburg...

Andreea Bende Promoted to the Position of Partner within NNDKP IP
Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen, January 2019
Romania

The Intellectual Property Department of Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen (NNDKP Consiliere in Proprietate Intelectuala SRL) is pleased to announce the promotion of Andreea Bende to the position of partner as of January 1, 2019. Thus, Andreea will now be the third partner of the division, together with Ana-Maria Baciu, head of the department, and Cosmina Simion...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Advises Reply on Acquisition of Digital Agency Elbkind
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, January 2019
Germany

Reply AG, the German subsidiary of publicly listed Italian IT service provider Reply SpA, has acquired Hamburg-based digital agency elbkind GmbH. A team led by Dr. Lothar Ende, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Hamburg office, advised Reply comprehensively. Reply intends to use the elbkind takeover to further expand its product range and market presence in the digital sector...

Patent for Steam Drying Affirmed by the German Federal Court of Justice
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, January 2019
Germany

The patent law team of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, jointly with patent attorneys from Denmark and Germany, again prevailed in a patent nullity case before the German Federal Court of Justice. In its January 8, 2019 ruling, the Federal Court of Justice granted the lawyers’ motions and ruled that the German part of patent EP 1 070 223 B1, held by Danish company EnerDry A/S, is legally valid...

Shoosmiths Advises Client whg on Multi-Million Pound West Midlands Housing Development
Shoosmiths LLP, January 2019
England

The Birmingham-based real estate team at UK law firm Shoosmiths has advised its long-standing client whg on its multi-million pound 400-home development in Walsall. The project, which will be delivered alongside project partner Keepmoat Homes, will consist of 407 homes in the Goscote area of Walsall. 102 of these homes will be for social rent with a further 24 for affordable rent...

Alison Ashmore Listed as a “Best Lawyer Under 40” by D Magazine
Dykema, January 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Alison Ashmore, Dallas-based member in Dykema's Litigation Department, was named among D Magazine’s “Best Lawyers Under 40” for 2019. This marks the second consecutive year Ashmore made this list. D Magazine is a monthly publication that covers a range of topics local to the Dallas-Fort Worth area, including politics, business, food, fashion, and lifestyle...

Shoosmiths Corporate Team Recognised in The Legal 500 UK Awards
Shoosmiths LLP, January 2019
England

The corporate team at UK law firm Shoosmiths has beaten stiff competition to win the corporate and commercial firm (specialism) of the year (venture capital) at this year’s The Legal 500 UK Awards 2019...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Advises Largest Dutch Real Estate Service Provider MVGM Group on the Acquisition of PropertyFirst GmbH
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, January 2019
Germany

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised largest real estate service provider in the Netherlands, MVGM-Group, on the acquisition of PropertyFirst GmbH from RGM-Group with effect from 1 January 2019. Bochum-based PropertyFirst GmbH operates at 12 locations and offers any commercial and technical property management services. It manages rental space of approx...

Morgan & Morgan Promotes New Partners to its Corporate Law Practice
Morgan & Morgan, January 2019
Panama

Panama, January 5, 2019. Morgan & Morgan is pleased to announce the promotion of attorneys Roberto Vidal and Kharla Aizpurua Olmos to the partnership of the firm. The designations of Mr. Vidal and Mrs. Aizpurua Olmos reinforces the firm´s already robust Corporate Law practice. Mr...

Morgan & Morgan Promotes New Partner to its Shipping and Admiralty Litigation Practice
Morgan & Morgan, January 2019
Panama

Panama, January 5, 2019. Morgan & Morgan is pleased to announce the promotion of attorney Luis G. Raven to the partnership of the firm. The designation of Mr. Raven reinforces the firm´s already robust Shipping and Admiralty Litigation practice. With more than 10 years of experience, Mr...

Dykema Elects Nine New Members
Dykema, January 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that its Executive Board elected nine new members to the firm effective January 1, 2019. John C...

Restructuring of Debt of Work Service SA
Wardynski & Partners, January 2019
Poland

The Banking & Project Finance practice at Wardyński & Partners has advised a consortium of banks (Bank BGŻ BNP Paribas SA, Bank Millennium SA, Santander Bank Polska SA and PKO Bank Polski SA) in connection with restructuring of the debt of the Work Service SA group...

IFLR Euromoney LMG Asia Women in Business Law Awards 2018
World Services Group, January 2019
United States of America

The eighth annual IFLR Euromoney Legal Media Group Asia Women in Business Law Awards brought together in-house and private practice lawyers to recognize the individuals, teams and firms setting a new standard in progressive wo

Dykema and Loss, Judge & Ward Combine
Dykema, January 2019
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, and Loss, Judge & Ward, LLP, a Chambers-ranked Washington, D.C., law firm have combined. The combination doubles each firm’s Washington, D.C., presence. The depth and experience of Loss, Judge & Ward’s nationally-recognized complex commercial insurance practice complements and strengthens Dykema’s Insurance Industry Group...

HF Private Debt Finances Acquisition of Majority Stake in GSE Vertrieb by Finexx
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, December 2018
Germany

With a Frankfurt-based team led by Partner Thomas K. Schrell, business law firm Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised HF Private Debt on funding Finexx’s acquisition of GSE Vertrieb group. The financing volume was not disclosed...

Karanovic & Partners Wins the 2018 Stanton Chase Most Innovative Talent Programme Award
Karanovic & Nikolic, December 2018
Serbia

We are honoured and delighted to announce that Karanovic & Partners won the Stanton Chase Talent Management Award in the Most Innovative Locally Developed Talent Programme category. These prestigious accolades are organized by Stanton Chase, the leading international retained executive search and consulting firm and are now in their fifth year...

Beccar Varela and Tavarone, Rovelli, Salim & Miani Advise on the Issuance of Roch’s Class 4 Notes.
Beccar Varela, December 2018
Argentina

Buenos Aires, December 21st, 2018. Beccar Varela and Tavarone, Rovelli, Salim & Miani advised on the issuance of Roch S.A.’s Class 4 Notes, carried out on December 18th, for a nominal value of US$5,215,570. In this issuance, Puente Hnos. S.A. acted as organizer and placement agent. Class 4 Notes have an expiration term of 18 months from their issue date, to be exact, on June 18th, 2020...

Shearn Delamore & Co. Ranked High in 2018
Shearn Delamore & Co., December 2018
Malaysia

Shearn Delamore & Co. is again ranked high by the Chambers and Partners, Asialaw Profiles and the International Financial Law Review (IFLR) 1000. Details in the link below: http://www.shearndelamore.com/events/Announcement-4.12.2018-Chambers-Asialaw-IFLR...

Odewald KMU II Acquires GIATA GmbH with the Support of Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, December 2018
Germany

With a team led by Dr. Pär Johansson from its Cologne office, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised investment firm Odewald KMU II on the acquisition of a majority stake in GIATA GmbH...

Beccar Varela Advises International Finance Corporation on Financing to BIND Banco Industrial Worth US$55 Million.
Beccar Varela, December 2018
Argentina

Buenos Aires, December 21st, 2018. International Finance Corporation (“IFC”), member of the World Bank Group, granted a credit facility to BIND Banco Industrial for a total amount of US$55,000,000. BIND Banco Industrial will use the loan funding to expand its lending to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Argentina...

Beccar Varela Advises International Finance Corporation on Financing to Banco Itaú Argentina Worth US$50,000,000.
Beccar Varela, December 2018
Argentina

Buenos Aires, December 21st, 2018. International Finance Corporation (“IFC”), member of the World Bank Group, granted a credit facility to Banco Itaú Argentina for a total amount of US$50,000,000. Banco Itaú Argentina will use 70% of the loan funds to finance “green” initiatives, expecting annual savings in greenhouse gas emissions by more than 35,000 tons of CO2...

Dykema Assists on The Bond Buyer Midwest Deal of the Year
Dykema, December 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, is proud to announce that the firm’s Public Finance Practice Group served as counsel for the underwriters on the Michigan Finance Authority $288.6 million bond sale that was named The Bond Buyer’s Midwest Deal of the Year for 2018. The transaction was recognized at The Bond Buyer’s 17th Annual Deal of the Year Awards gala in New York...

Beccar Varela advises Tarjeta Naranja on Class XLII Notes’ issuance
Beccar Varela, December 2018
Argentina

Buenos Aires, December 20th, 2018. Beccar Varela advised Tarjeta Naranja S.A. on the issuance of Class XLII Notes, carried out on December 17th under the company’s global program for the issuance of short, medium and long-term notes, for a maximum amount of up to US$1,000,000,000 (or its equivalent in other currencies)...

Zijin Mining Officially Takes Over RTB Bor
Karanovic & Nikolic, December 2018
Serbia

Zijin Mining, one of China's biggest gold producers and the second biggest producer of copper ore, became a major shareholder of the Serbia's sole copper complex RTB Bor. The Chinese company pledged to invest USD 1.46 billion in return for a 63% stake. Karanovic & Partners advised Zijin Mining in this privatisation procedure...

2018 Chambers Award Winners: Latin America
World Services Group, December 2018
Texas, United States of America

World Services Group is honored to recognize our Latin America member firms for their 2018 awards and achievements...

AELEX Recognised by Who's Who Legal for Outstanding Work in Various Practice Areas
AELEX, December 2018
Nigeria

A cross section of our Partners were recognised by Who's Who legal (WWL) for their outstanding performance in various practice areas over the years...

AELEX Lawyers Recognised by IFLR 1000 in its 2019 Rankings
AELEX, December 2018
Nigeria

We are proud to announce that several of our lawyers were recognized by IFLR1000 - The Guide to the World’s Leading Law Firms - rankings for 2019. Onyinyechi Iwuoha (Associate) and Ngozi Efobi (MCIArb) (Senior Associate) were recognized as "rising stars"...

AELEX Partner, Mrs. Funke Adekoya SAN was Featured in the Latest Issue of the Transnational Dispute Management for Oil and Gas Newsletter
AELEX, December 2018
Nigeria

The Head of our Arbitration Practice Group at ǼLEX, Mrs. Funke Adekoya, SAN was featured in the latest issue of the Transnational Dispute Management (TDM) / Oil Gas and Energy Law (OGEL) Newsletter. The article is titled ‘Is International Arbitration Truly International? - The Role of Diversity’...

AELEX Successfully Represents ‘The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK)' in Landmark Victory Against 'The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Nigeria)'
AELEX, December 2018
Nigeria

Judgment was delivered on 22 October 2018 by Hon. Justice Olaterogun of the Federal High Court in favour of The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK) (the Plaintiff) against a body that described itself as The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Nigeria) Ltd/Gte (the Defendant)...

AELEX Partner Mr. Soji Awogbade Addresses 'Energy Policy & Security -- Demand and Supply Outlook for Nigeria' at the Energy Sustainability Conference 2018
AELEX, December 2018
Nigeria

The Energy Sustainability Conference 2018 held on 11th of October at the Oriental Hotel in Lagos (Nigeria). It featured panel discussions and specialist sessions on the various segments of the Nigerian energy sector...

Sprengnetter Group, Advised by Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, Prevails in Dispute over Database Rights to Construction Cost Data in the Real Estate Sector
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, December 2018
Germany

Business law firm Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek successfully represented several companies of Sprengnetter group (Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler), which is operating in the real estate valuation sector, in a multi-year legal dispute over copyrights, in particular database rights...

Beccar Varela Advises on the Launch of the First Argentine Social Impact Bond
Beccar Varela, December 2018
Argentina

Buenos Aires, December 19th, 2018. On October 25th, the Government of the City of Buenos Aires (GCBA), together with the social investors group formed by Banco Ciudad, Banco Galicia, IDB FOMIN, IRSA, Organización Román and a private investor, launched Argentina’s first Social Impact Bond (SIB) that will aim to finance the program “Proyectá tu futuro”...

Asters Advises IFC on Restructuring Deal with Mriya
Asters, December 2018
Ukraine

Asters has acted as a legal counsel to International Finance Corporation in connection with its recent restructuring deal with the Mriya group. Overall, the restructuring negotiations and procedures took up to 20 months...

Dinsmore’s Sherman Appointed to United Medical Center Board
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, December 2018
United States of America

Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has appointed Dinsmore’s William A. Sherman, II to serve on the board of directors for the United Medical Center (UMC). UMC is a statutorily created not-for-profit hospital corporation. It operates as an independent instrumentality of the District government...

Afridi & Angell Receives Honourable Mentions at The Oath Middle East Legal Awards 2018
Afridi & Angell, December 2018
United Arab Emirates

DUBAI – Sunday 16 December 2018 – At The Oath Middle East Legal Awards on Wednesday 5 December 2018, Afridi & Angell received multiple honourable mentions including Regional Law Firm of the Year, Banking & Finance Team of the Year, and Employment Team of the Year...

Makarim & Taira S. Wins In-House Community Firm of the Year Award 2018
Makarim & Taira S., December 2018
Indonesia

The Asian-mena Counsel has just announced the In-House Community Firms of the Year 2018, and we are proud to have been recognized as Firm of the Year for our Restructuring and Insolvency practice. We have also been given an Honourable Mention recognition for International Arbitration...

Chambers Global Practice Guides: Public Procurement and Government Contracts
Makarim & Taira S., December 2018
Indonesia

Our Partners Lia Alizia and Heru Mardijarto wrote the Indonesia chapter in the Chambers Global Practice Guides: Public Procurement and Government Contracts 2019. http://www.makarim.com/uploads/131515_INDONESIA%20-%20Public%20Procurement%20&%20Government%20Contracts...

Deutsche Raiffeisen-Warenzentrale sells JOY sportswear with Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, December 2018
Germany

A team led by Munich-based partners Dr. Helge-Torsten Wöhlert and Dr. Markus Rabe advised Deutsche Raiffeisen-Warenzentrale GmbH (DRWZ) on the sale of sports and leisurewear manufacturer JOY sportswear GmbH. The buyer is Bremen-headquartered C. Melchers GmbH & Co. KG, which operates more than 50 subsidiaries in 23 countries...

Makarim & Taira S. Discusses Corporate Criminal Liability with ALSA UNPAD Students
Makarim & Taira S., December 2018
Indonesia

Last 1 December 2018, our associates Hendrik Alfian Pasaribu and Arsa Mufti Yogyandi were invited as speakers by the law students of Universitas Padjajaran (UNPAD), who are also members of the Asian Law Students’ Association (ALSA)...

Corporate Counsel Rank Dykema Among the Top Firms for Client Service Performance
Dykema, December 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a national law firm, announced today that it has been listed as one of the best law firms in the United States for client service performance. As part of its “2019 Client Service A-Team: The Survey of Law Firm Client Service Performance” report, BTI Consulting Group has listed Dykema among the best 80 law firms for client service excellence...

Morgan & Morgan Advised The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. in the Negotiation of a Security Purchase Agreement with McDermott International, Inc.
Morgan & Morgan, December 2018
Panama

Panama, December 7, 2018. Morgan & Morgan represented certain investment funds managed by the Merchant Banking Division of The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (“Goldman Sachs”) in the negotiation of a Security Purchase Agreement pursuant to which Goldman Sachs acquired for US$300 Million, 12% Redeemable Preferred Stock of McDermott International, Inc...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Partner named Future Leader by Who’s Who Legal for Second Year Running
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, December 2018
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn Partner Claire Stockford has been named as a future leader of the arbitration profession for the second consecutive year by the international research organisation Who’s Who Legal. The prestigious Future Leaders 2019 Guide for Arbitration identifies pre-eminent lawyers aged 45 or under who are regarded as the rising stars of the profession...

Ellex Valiunas: A New Partner and a New Team of Leaders
Ellex Valiunas, December 2018
Lithuania

A new partner Ieva Dosinaitė is joining the firm as of 10 December 2018. Ieva Dosinaitė, who is commended for excellent negotiation and analytical skills in financial transactions, acted as a trusted legal advisor for many international financial institutions, next-generation financial institutions, banks and Lithuania's largest business groups...

Maria Sagrado and Frederick Simanjuntak Speak at the APLMA Indonesia Loan Market Conference
Makarim & Taira S., December 2018
Indonesia

Held last 29 November 2018 at the Fairmont Jakarta Hotel, our Partners Maria Sagrado and Frederick Simanjuntak were invited to speak in the Indonesia Loan Market Conference organized by Asia Pacific Loan Market Association (APLMA)...

 

 


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