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Fredrikson & Byron is the First Private Law Firm to Receive the Sam Dalton Capital Defense Advocacy Award
Fredrikson & Byron, P.A., November 2018
Minnesota, United States of America

Fredrikson & Byron has been recognized by the Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (LACDL) as a recipient of the 2018 Sam Dalton Capital Defense Advocacy Award for the firm’s pro bono work relating to four death penalty cases in Louisiana. Fredrikson & Byron is the first private law firm to receive this award. Honorees will be recognized at the Justice Albert Tate, Jr...

Makarim & Taira S. Receives Top Tier Ranking in IFLR1000 2019 Edition
Makarim & Taira S., November 2018
Indonesia

The IFLR1000 has released its 2019 rankings and Makarim & Taira S. has been recognized once again as a Top Tier firm...

FUNKE MEDIENGRUPPE and SIGNA Holding Establish Partnership for Stake in “Krone” and “Kurier” Newspapers
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, November 2018
Germany

FUNKE MEDIENGRUPPE and SIGNA Holding agreed on a partnership: SIGNA will take over a 49% stake in WAZ Ausland Holding GmbH from FUNKE MEDIENGRUPPE, which in turn holds shares in the “Kronen Zeitung” and “Kurier” newspapers. For the first time, SIGNA is therefore investing not only in real estate and retailing, but also in the media sector...

Arlene Switzer Steinfield Recognized in The Dallas 500 for Third Consecutive Year
Dykema, November 2018
Texas, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced that Arlene Switzer Steinfield, Dallas-based Senior Counsel in the firm’s Labor and Employment Practice, was recognized in the D CEO special edition publication The Dallas 500 for the third consecutive year. The Dallas 500 is a special print edition of D CEO that celebrates the most influential and powerful business leaders in North Texas...

Arlene Switzer Steinfield Elected as Treasurer of The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers
Dykema, November 2018
Texas, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced that Arlene Switzer Steinfield, Dallas-based Senior Counsel in the firm’s Labor and Employment Practice, was recently elected to serve as the Treasurer of The College of Labor & Employment Lawyers. Her term will commence January 1, 2019. The appointment puts Steinfield in line to become President of the College in 2022...

Beccar Varela Advises FCA Compañía Financiera in Class XVI Notes Issuance.
Beccar Varela, November 2018
Argentina

Buenos Aires, 13 November 2018. Beccar Varela advised FCA Compañía Financiera S.A. on its Class XVI notes issuance, carried out under the company’s Global Program for the issuance of short, medium and long-term notes, for a maximum amount of up to US$200 million...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Advises Kolle Rebbe Shareholders on Sale to Accenture Interactive
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, November 2018
Germany

Consulting firm Accenture has reached an agreement with the shareholders of Kolle Rebbe to take over their advertising agency. A team led by Dr. Peter Christian Schmidt, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Hamburg office, advised the Kolle Rebbe shareholders on the sale...

Warburg-HIH Invest Acquires Freight Halls in Altona from Aurelis with Assistance from Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, November 2018
Germany

Warburg-HIH Invest Real Estate (Warburg-HIH Invest) acquired the “Güterhallen” freight halls in Altona from Aurelis Real Estate. A team led by Dr. Sönke Görgens, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Hamburg office, advised the investment manager on the acquisition...

Dykema’s Steven C. Liedel Will Serve as General Counsel to Michigan Governor-elect Whitmer’s Transition Team
Dykema, November 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, is proud to announce that Steven C. Liedel, Managing Member of the firm’s Lansing office and Member of its Government Policy & Practice group, will serve as general counsel to Michigan Governor-elect Gretchen Whitmer’s transition team...

Rasul M. Raheem Joins Dykema’s Detroit Office
Dykema, November 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Rasul M. Raheem to its Financial Services Litigation Practice Group as a Senior Counsel in the firm’s Detroit office...

Makarim & Taira S. Recognized as Trusted Partner by British School Jakarta
Makarim & Taira S., November 2018
Indonesia

On 8 November 2018, the British School Jakarta (BSJ) held its Trusted Partner Awards 2018. This is an event aimed to recognize the valuable contribution of organizations that contributed to the continued success of the school. Makarim & Taira S...

Alexandra Gerungan Speaks at the 7th Annual International Arbitration, Regulatory & Competition Law Summit
Makarim & Taira S., November 2018
Indonesia

General counsels, in-house counsels, and heads of compliance and risk officials gathered last 24 October 2018 in South Korea for the 7th Annual International Arbitration, Regulatory & Competition Law Global Summit...

Passing of Juan Manuel Pellerano Gomez, Founder of Pellerano & Herrera
Pellerano & Herrera, November 2018
Dominican Republic

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our founder, Juan Manuel Pellerano Gómez, this past Saturday, November 3rd, 2018 at age 91, due to natural causes, in the peace of his home surrounded by his family, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Dr...

Significant Precedents from the DIFC Courts
Afridi & Angell, November 2018
United Arab Emirates

DUBAI – Monday 5 November 2018 – On 31 October 2018 Afridi & Angell obtained three favorable orders in CFI-015-2018 ((1) ED&F Man Capital Markets MENA Limited (2) ED&F Man Capital Markets Limited v (1) Sayyed Hussain (2) RJ O’Brien MENA Capital Limited (3) Stephen Ghallami) after successfully defending an anti-suit injunction, an application to exclude evidence and obtaining a document production

NNDKP Ends 2018 Acing the Rankings
Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen, November 2018
Romania

On November 2, 2018, IFLR 1000 published the 2019 edition of the Financial and Corporate guide and NNDKP is ranked in the first tier of all four practice areas researched in Romania: • Banking and Finance • Capital Markets • M&A • Project Development Since 2005, the beginning of the IFLR 1000 research in Romania, NNDKP is proud to have been ranked as a tier 1 firm in all four practice are

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Assists asknet AG with Capital Increase with Subscription Rights
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, November 2018
Germany

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s partner Dr. Thorsten Kuthe and his team legally advised asknet AG’s rights issue to finance their growth plan. The public offering was one of the first capital measures using a short securities information sheet instead of a prospectus. The securities information sheet had to be permitted by BaFin to be published...

Dinsmore Recognized as Top Performer for Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, November 2018
United States of America

For a second year, the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity has named Dinsmore & Shohl LLP a top performer among its member law firms. The distinction is given based on demonstrated action and commitment to building a more diverse and inclusive legal profession. Nationally, only 35 law firms received the designation...

Dinsmore Earns Top Tier Honors in 2019 ‘Best Law Firms’ List
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, November 2018
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has earned top honors in the 2019 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" rankings. Dinsmore received five tier 1 national listings for Commercial Litigation, Corporate, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants, Mining Law and Public Finance Law...

Martínez De Hoz & Rueda, Beccar Varela y Tanoira Cassagne Advise in the Secured Financing from International Banks to an Affiliate of JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. for a Total Amount of US$105,185,805 Million.
Beccar Varela, November 2018
Argentina

Buenos Aires, November 1st, 2018. Martínez de Hoz & Rueda (Argentina) and Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP (USA) assisted Cordillera Solar I S.A. -in its capacity as borrower-, a vehicle of JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd...

Dykema Nationally Ranked in 12 Practice Areas by U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” for 2019
Dykema, November 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that the firm was nationally ranked in 12 practice areas in the 2019 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list, as well as receiving a total of 127 metropolitan rankings representing various areas of law. The U.S...

Carey Stands Out in M&A in Chile According to Latin Lawyer
Carey, October 2018
Chile

According to the latest report on mergers and acquisitions in 2017 prepared by the British publication Latin Lawyer, Carey was the Chilean law firm with the best participation. From the deals that were informed, Carey led both the table by volume of operations, with USD10,114 million worth of transactions, as well as the table by quantity, with 40 deals, almost doubling its closest competitor...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Advises Döhler Ventures in Seed C Funding Round of Waterdrop
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, October 2018
Germany

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek legally advised Döhler Ventures on the seed C funding round of Waterdrop Microdrink GmbH. As part of the funding round, several investors made total payments that are well into the seven-digit range. Döhler Ventures is an investor in nutrition & technology start-ups with numerous holdings in Europe and the USA...

Ricardo Pellerano Among the Most Outstanding Leaders of the Dominican Republic
Pellerano & Herrera, October 2018
Dominican Republic

Ricardo Pellerano, managing partner of Pellerano & Herrera, has been chosen by Revista Mercado in the special edition for its 25th anniversary, among the most outstanding leaders of the Dominican Republic, with exceptional trajectories of power and success in the last 25 years...

Shoosmiths Advises Allied London on Multi-Million Pound Funding Deal for Enterprise City
Shoosmiths LLP, October 2018
England

Shoosmiths has advised Allied London on a £300m long-term funding partnership with Aviva Investors designed to create Enterprise City at the new St Johns neighbourhood in Manchester. The multi-million pound investment will allow Allied London to deliver more than one million sq. ft...

Plesner Named Best Danish Law Firm for the Fifth Consecutive Year
Plesner, October 2018
Denmark

The Danish financial newsletter "Økonomisk Ugebrev" has once again named Plesner 'unofficial Danish champion'. This recognition of Plesner is based on ratings from the three leading international rating agencies The Legal 500, Chambers and Partners, and IFLR1000...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Advises Integrata on Squeeze-Out
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, October 2018
Germany

The Cologne-based capital market team led by Partner Dr. Thorsten Kuthe advised Integrata AG on a squeeze-out under stock corporation law. The shares of the remaining shareholders were transferred to Qualification Star 2 GmbH, which holds 97.97% of Integrata AG’s share capital, against cash compensation...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Advises IKB on DEAG’s Debut Bond Issue
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, October 2018
Germany

As sole lead manager, IKB Deutsche Industriebank AG accompanied the successful placement of a EUR 20 million corporate bond of Deutsche Entertainment Aktiengesellschaft (DEAG). A team led by Dr. Thorsten Kuthe, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, legally advised the bank. Offering an annual coupon of 6%, the bond is listed on Frankfurt Stock Exchange’s Open Market...

Nine Dykema Attorneys Recognized by Benchmark Litigation: Dykema Listed as a "Highly Recommended" Firm
Dykema, October 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that Benchmark Litigation 2019 named the firm as one of only six "Highly Recommended" firms for litigation in the state of Michigan. Benchmark Litigation also named five of Dykema's attorneys “local litigation stars,” as well as listing four of the firm's attorneys as “future stars...

Dykema’s Bloomfield Hills Office Adds Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Attorney Kenneth J. Sachs
Dykema, October 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Kenneth J. Sachs to its Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Practice Group as a Member of the firm’s Bloomfield Hills office. Sachs joins Dykema after practicing in the Troy, Mich., office of Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C., for more than a decade...

Shoosmiths advises Octopus Investments on Clinical Trial Software Deal
Shoosmiths LLP, October 2018
England

The multi-million pound investment will allow TRI to further enhance its core risk-based monitoring technology platform. Shoosmiths corporate partner Alastair Peet led on the deal, with senior associate Alistair Hammerton, associate Helen Burnell, as well as employment senior associate Nick Vernon, tax partner Tom Wilde, and banking partner Rebecca Mauleverer and associate Charlotte Thomas...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Advises Swiss Investors on the Acquisition of a Site to Realize a Novel Real Estate Concept
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, October 2018
Germany

A team led by Düsseldorf-based Partner Dr. Michael Alberts advised two Swiss stock corporations on behalf of Swiss-based Procimmo AG on the acquisition of a site in Hanau where several building halls with a special real estate concept for “light industrial” are to be developed. The modular concept allows for flexible division and use of the individual building parts that is novel in Germany...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Advises on Sale of M.E.D. Medical Products GmbH to Vision Ophthalmology Group
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, October 2018
Germany

A team led by Michael Neises, Partner at the Frankfurt office, advised the seller on the sale of M.E.D. Medical Products GmbH (M.E.D.) to Vision Ophthalmology Group (VOG). By acquiring M.E.D., VOG is expanding its range of services, strengthening its value chain, and continuing its expansion. M.E.D. will continue to operate as an independent business. M.E.D...

The Asialaw Litigation Dispute Resolution Awards 2018
World Services Group, October 2018
United States of America

The Asialaw Litigation Dispute Resolution Awards brought together private practice lawyers to recognize the firms setting a new standard in progressive work practices and leading the way in their fiel

Beccar Varela Advises Corporación Andina de Fomento on Financing to YPF.
Beccar Varela, October 2018
Argentina

Buenos Aires, 24 October 2018. Beccar Varela advised CAF-Banco de Desarrollo de América Latina on the granting of a loan worth US$50,000,000 to YPF S.A. The company will use the loan proceeds to finance one of its investment plans, which consists of the execution of midstream gas projects within the territory of Argentina...

Beccar Varela and Martínez de Hoz & Rueda in Banco Ciudad Issuance Worth AR$2 Billion
Beccar Varela, October 2018
Argentina

Buenos Aires, 24 October 2018. Beccar Varela advised Banco de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires (“Banco Ciudad”) on its latest debt securities issuance worth AR$2.05 billion (US$55 million), which was carried out in two securities classes under the entity’s global program for short, medium and long-term securities for a maximum nominal value of up to US$1,500,000,000 or its equivalent in other currencies...

Jeanne Whalen Named an “Up & Coming Lawyer” by Michigan Lawyers Weekly
Dykema, October 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Jeanne M. Whalen, Bloomfield Hills-based member in Dykema’s Corporate Finance practice, was named one of 30 “Up & Coming Lawyers” for 2018 by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. A luncheon celebrating the honorees will be held December 13 at the Detroit Marriott in Troy, Michigan...

Shepherd and Wedderburn Celebrates its 250th Anniversary
World Services Group, October 2018
United States of America

On 6 July 1768, David Stewart was admitted as a Writer to the Signet, laying the foundations of the firm that became Shepherd and Wedderburn. Since then, Shepherd and Wedderburn has grown to become one of Scotland’s top independent law firms – with offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow, London and Aberdeen – and their relationship with the business and financial sectors has endured and prospered...

M&T Shares Insights on the Law Profession to Aspiring Lawyers from UNTAR
Makarim & Taira S., October 2018
Indonesia

Makarim & Taira S. welcomed law students from Universitas Tarumanagara (UNTAR) last 19 October 2019. This is part of their Law Firm Visit program under the Legal Aid Center and Law Consultation of UNTAR’s Faculty of Law...

Shoosmiths' Private Equity Experts Advise on Sale of Ikon Science Limited to Great Hill Partners
Shoosmiths LLP, October 2018
England

A TEAM of private equity experts at national law firm Shoosmiths have advised world leading GeoPrediction software and consulting services business, Ikon Science Limited (Ikon Science), on its sale to Boston-based Private Equity company, Great Hill Partners (GHP)...

George H. Vincent to Receive 2018 Metropolitan Award
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, October 2018
United States of America

The Metropolitan Club will honor Dinsmore Managing Partner and Chairman George H. Vincent at its 21st annual award dinner Tuesday...

Dinsmore Elects Joseph Leventhal to its Board of Directors
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, October 2018
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has elected San Diego Office Managing Partner Joseph Leventhal to the firm’s board of directors.  Leventhal joins the 19-member board for a three-year term effective immediately. Each Dinsmore office region is represented by at least one seat on the board...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Successfully Advises Accentro on Cash Capital Increase
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, October 2018
Germany

A team led by Cologne-based Partner Dr. Thorsten Kuthe advised Accentro Real Estate AG and its joint bookrunners Baader Bank Aktiengesellschaft and Quirin Privatbank AG on a cash capital increase as transaction counsel. Within a short period, 2,120,000 shares were placed, so that the capital increase was increased from up to EUR 1.6 million to EUR 2.12 million due to the high demand...

Morgan & Morgan Among the 100 Companies with the Best Corporate Reputation in Panama
Morgan & Morgan, October 2018
Panama

Panama, October 12, 2018. Morgan & Morgan was the only Panamanian law firm ranked in the first version of the “Top Companies with the Best Corporate Reputation in Panama”. Likewise, Juan David Morgan G...

PREMIUM Equity Partners Sells Weka Group with Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek to Outdoor Life Group
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, October 2018
Germany

A team led by Dr. Stefan Duhnkrack advised funds advised by PREMIUM Equity Partners, Frankfurt/Main, on the sale of all shares in weka group to Dutch Outdoor Life Group (OLG). weka, headquartered in Neubrandenburg, employs some 140 people and generates sales in excess of EUR 30 million...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Advises 6B47 Germany GmbH on Acquisition of Project Property in Offenbach
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, October 2018
Germany

A team led by Dr. Peter Zimmermann advised 6B47 Germany GmbH on the acquisition of a high-rise construction site of about 2,800 square meters in Offenbach Harbor. The company plans to erect an office building with a height of up to 70 meters referred to as the “Mainhafentower” on the eastern edge of the Offenbach Harbor development...

Dykema Product Liability Litigation Group Recognized in BTI Litigation Outlook 2019
Dykema, October 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that corporate counsel recognized Dykema as one of the top law firms in the area of Product Liability Litigation in BTI’s Litigation Outlook 2019 report. One of the top 200 law firms included in the report’s Product Liability Honor Roll, BTI notes that firms ranked in the report are leading the litigation market...

Dealmaker Optimism Soars to Record High in Dykema 14th Annual M&A Survey: Impact of Trump Administration, Midterm Elections and the Rise of Automotive M&A
Dykema, October 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Respondents to Dykema’s 14th Annual M&A Outlook Survey expressed the highest level of optimism for the M&A market in the 14-year history of the firm’s survey. Sixty-five percent of respondents expect the M&A market to strengthen over the next 12 months, significantly up from the mid- to high 30s where it has remained for the past several years...

John D. Scarito Joins Dinsmore’s Pittsburgh Office
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, October 2018
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP is pleased to announce the addition of John D. Scarito as an associate to the firm’s Pittsburgh office. Scarito will practice out of the IP Opinion and Prosecution Practice Group as a registered patent attorney. Scarito comes to Dinsmore from K&L Gates LLP...

Governor Snyder Reappoints Jamie A. Zaniewski to Public Health Advisory Council
Dykema, October 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced that Jamie A. Zaniewski, Government Policy Advisor in the firm’s Lansing office, was reappointed by Michigan Governor Rick Snyder to serve on the Public Health Advisory Council (PHAC). The 20-member PHAC was created to ensure the efficiency and accountability of the state’s public health system...

M&T Supports Danau Toba Eco-Tourism Development
Makarim & Taira S., October 2018
Indonesia

Makarim & Taira S., as represented by our partner Maria Sagrado, is proud to have witnessed the agreement signing with seven investors committing to develop Danau Toba as an eco-tourism destination in the country. This was conducted by the Lake Toba Tourism Authority (Badan Pelaksana Otorita Danau Toba/BPODT) as a follow up to the Pre-Market Sounding on 21 September 2018...

 

 


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