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Mini-Budget 2020: Shoosmiths’ Expert Comments and a Warning
Shoosmiths LLP, July 2020
England

Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has unveiled a coronavirus jobs and economy recovery plan in a mini-Budget 2020. Here, Catherine Williams, head of Shoosmiths’ living sector and partner and Nick Iliff, co-head of infrastructure and energy sector discuss some of the key announcements and Stephen Dawson, head of financial services provides a warning on spending...

Springboard Advise Partington Engineering on the Cross-Border Sale to Argent Industrial
Shoosmiths LLP, July 2020
England

Springboard Corporate Finance has advised the shareholders of Partington Engineering on the cross-border sale of the business to Argent Industrial, a company headquartered in South Africa and quoted on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. This is the fourth deal that Springboard has completed post lockdown...

State of Baden-Württemberg to Invest Billions in New Double-Decker Trains – Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Advises on the Award Procedure
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, July 2020
Germany

The Ministry of Transport in Baden-Württemberg intends to address the expected increase in the number of passengers over the next few years by adding up to 130 electric double-decker multiple-unit trains. Via the State Institute for Rail Vehicles, it is therefore purchasing 130 new double-decker trains for some EUR 1.6 billion...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Advises Chinese Mengtai Group on the Acquisition of the European apt Group
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, July 2020
Germany

The apt Group is one of the leading company groups in the European aluminum industry. The group manufactures and refines high-quality aluminum profiles at four locations in Germany, the Netherlands and the Czech Republic...

State of Baden-Württemberg to Invest Billions in New Double-Decker Trains – Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Advises on the Award Procedure
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, July 2020
Germany

The Ministry of Transport in Baden-Württemberg intends to address the expected increase in the number of passengers over the next few years by adding up to 130 electric double-decker multiple-unit trains. Via the State Institute for Rail Vehicles, it is therefore purchasing 130 new double-decker trains for some EUR 1.6 billion...

Read the complete interview by Latin Lawyer: “Law Firm Leader of the Year Award: Jaime Carey”
Carey, July 2020
Chile

“Jaime Carey’s ability to break new ground and cultivate long-lasting tradition in equal measure is what makes him stand out from the crowd(…) a man who knows the value of applying a business savvy approach to law firm management, while never losing sight of what he believes truly matters.” Latin Lawyer...

Carey launches official WeChat account
Carey, July 2020
Chile

Through these difficult times, Carey remains committed to develop and strengthen its relationship with the Chinese market. In doing so, we are happy to announce the launching of Carey’s official WeChat corporate account, where we will share with you important news, legal developments, and investment opportunities...

ICBC China acquires Standard Bank’s stake in ICBC Argentina.
Beccar Varela, July 2020
Argentina

On June 29th, 2020, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited (ICBC China) acquired the shareholding that Standard Bank London Holdings Limited (Standard Bank) had in the companies ICBC Argentina, ICBC Investment Argentina S.A., and Inversora Diagonal S.A., which represented 20% of the total shares in each of these companies...

Dinsmore Expands Litigation Capability in Los Angeles
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, July 2020
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP is pleased to announce the expansion of its Los Angeles office with the addition of commercial litigation partner Jeffrey Witham. He joins the firm after practicing with a boutique litigation firm, McLeod & Witham LLP...

Robert Cooper and Alexandra Shulman Quoted in Forbes.com
Buchalter, July 2020
United States of America

Existing Leases After The Pandemic: Considerations For Property Operators By: Michael Polk "I bring these considerations up because they impact your business and must be given thorough review. But most importantly, I would urge property operators to consult your legal counsel. According to a Buchalter

World Services Group Honors Our Members Selected for the IFLR1000 Women Leaders for 2020 List
World Services Group, July 2020
United States of America

World Services Group congratulates our members who have been included in the IFLR1000 Women Leaders for 2020 list, which honors leading female transactional lawyers in the world...

Bensons for Beds pre-pack deal agreed – Shoosmiths CR&A team advise on another high-profile brand/retailer
Shoosmiths LLP, July 2020
England

The corporate restructuring and advisory (CR&A) team at UK law firm Shoosmiths has acted for administrators PwC in the pre-pack sale of popular high street retailer Bensons for Beds. Bensons for Beds, which operates 243 shops, has been bought by its former owner, turnaround firm Alteri Investors, saving nearly 2,000 jobs...

Haynes and Boone Advises BioSig Technologies in $17.5 Million Offering
Haynes and Boone, LLP, June 2020
United States of America

A Haynes and Boone, LLP deal team represented BioSig Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: BSGM) in a $17.5 million registered direct offering of its common stock, which closed on June 26, 2020...

Kochhar & Co. Speaker at 13th Annual Conference on “Solar Power in India – A Virtual Conference”
Kochhar & Co. Advocates & Legal Consultants, June 2020
India

Raheel Kohli, Partner, Delhi office is speaking at the 13th annual conference on “Solar Power in India – The Virtual Conference” being organised by Renewable Watch, to be held on July 2-3, 20

WSG As Seen In: WSG Member Yukuo Takenaka in Shukan New York Seikatsu Newspaper
World Services Group, June 2020
United States of America

The COVID-19 crisis and its resulting impact on global economies has created an atmosphere of concern and uncertainty in Japan, as well as the rest of the world...

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt Advises a Venerable Oregon Food Industry Company Set to Change Hands
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, June 2020
United States of America

A nearly 100-year-old Oregon company that's served the state's steady food production industry is changing hands. Hillsboro-based Henningsen Cold Storage Co. reached a purchase agreement with Novi, Mich.-based Lineage Logistics, billed as "the world’s largest provider of temperature-controlled logistics...

Bradley Partner Junaid Odubeko Appointed to Nashville’s COVID-19 Financial Oversight Committee
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, June 2020
United States of America

[!Bradley attorney Junaid Odubeko was appointed to a six-member COVID-19 Financial Oversight Committee by Nashville Mayor John Cooper. The purpose of the committee is to collect, consider, and recommend appropriate uses of all federal and state funds provided to the city for COVID-19 relief and recovery, including federal CARES Act funds...

DORDA Advises Eastern Property Holdings in a Further Acquisition of an Office Building in Vienna
DORDA, June 2020
Austria

Eastern Property Holdings ("EPH") has successfully signed the acquisition of another prominent and centrally located office building in Vienna. EPH was advised by DORDA led by real estate partner Stefan Artner and by Magdalena Brandstetter (Attorney, Real Estate and Construction Law)...

Francine Brogyányi wins Life Sciences Award
DORDA, June 2020
Austria

On 10 June LMG announced the winners of the European Life Sciences Awards. The DORDA Life Science Practice Group had previously been nominated by LMG in a total of eleven categories. On the day, DORDA Managing Partner and Head of the Life Science Practice Group Francine Brogyányi emerged as the winner and was named "Litigation & Enforcement Lawyer of the Year"...

DATAGROUP Invests in Start-up Cloudeteer, Assisted by Heuking
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, June 2020
Germany

IT service provider DATAGROUP acquired 24 percent of the shares of Cloudeteer, a cloud native start-up, and obtained an option for the remaining 76 percent of the shares. A team led by Dr. Rainer Herschlein, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, advised DATAGROUP on the transaction...

amalphi AG Shareholders’ Meeting Resolves Capital Measures for the Acquisition of Medondo AG
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, June 2020
Germany

A team led by capital markets lawyer Dr. Thorsten Kuthe, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, advised amalphi AG in connection with the acquisition of all shares in medondo AG, including all preparatory reorganization measures. Today, the shareholders’ meeting of amalphi AG resolved the capital measures required for the acquisition, thus paving the way for the transaction...

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
Buchalter, June 2020
United States of America

June 25, 2020 - While June is usually a time of celebration for many in the Buchalter community, including our LGBTQ+ and Black colleagues and friends celebrating pride month and Juneteenth, this June brought great challenges in many forms. In reflecting on these challenges and celebrations, we reflect on Buchalter’s own history...

Bradley Partner Chris Grissom Quoted in fDi Intelligence on Alabama's Growing Automotive Industry
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, June 2020
United States of America

[Bradley attorney Chris Grissom was quoted in fDi Intelligence on the factors that make Alabama a competitive location for manufacturing operations. Alabama’s history as a “right to work” state — that is not heavily unionized — and favorable business climate are positive attributes, said Grissom. Alabama is also among three U.S...

Bradley Partner Robert Maddox Named Fellow of American College of Mortgage Attorneys
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, June 2020
United States of America

[!Bradley is pleased to announce that Robert Maddox, a partner in the firm’s Birmingham office, has been accepted as a Fellow in the American College of Mortgage Attorneys (ACMA)...

Arbuthnot Assists in Lending Facility for Chiltern Capital with Help from Shoosmiths
Shoosmiths LLP, June 2020
England

The banking and finance team at UK law firm Shoosmiths has advised its client Arbuthnot Commercial Asset Based Lending on an asset-based lending facility for the purchase of mechanical contractor Doby Verrolec by Chiltern Capital from Verrolec’s existing parent company Heitkamp & Thumann...

Two FBC Partners Honored with Prestigious Awards
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co., June 2020
Israel

FBC partner and head of Banking & Finance practice, Miri Kimhi was recognized among the IFLR1000 Women Leaders 2020...

The In-House Community Counsels of the Year 2020
Shearn Delamore & Co., June 2020
Malaysia

Dear valued clients and friends, We are proud to announce that our Partner, Rodney Gomez has been named as a Commended External Counsel of the Year for Malaysia at the In-House Community Counsels of the Year Awards 2020 e-Ceremony. This recognition is based entirely on the nominations, votes and testimonials of in-house counsel and corporate decision-makers in the In-House Community...

Takenaka Partners Advises Somi Foods, Inc. on its Acquisition of Cauldron Broths
Takenaka Partners LLC, June 2020
Japan

Takenaka Partners LLC (Los Angeles, CA) acted as the exclusive financial advisor for Somi Foods, Inc.’s (“Somi’s”) acquisition of Cauldron Broths, a manufacturer of made-from-scratch certified organic broths. Through its Greenfield Research process, Takenaka Partners identified Cauldron Broths as the best strategic fit for Somi...

Heuking Advises on the Sale of PETCYCLE and LOGICYCLE to Genossenschaft Deutscher Brunnen
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, June 2020
Germany

A team led by Dr. Rainer Herschlein, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, advised PETCYCLE E.A.G. GmbH & Co. KG on the sale of PETCYCLE GmbH and LOGICYCLE GmbH to Genossenschaft Deutscher Brunnen e.G. (GDB). The transaction will bundle know-how and expertise in packaging and create synergies. Both companies’ employees will be retained...

Late Bradley Partner Ellene Winn Inducted into Alabama Lawyers Hall of Fame
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, June 2020
United States of America

[!Bradley is pleased to announce that Ellene Glenn Winn has been inducted into the 2019 Alabama Lawyers Hall of Fame. A native of Clayton, Alabama, Ellene Winn became the first female partner at Bradley in 1957, when the firm was known as White, Bradley, Arant, All & Rose...

Dykema’s Heidi Naasko Wins State Bar of Michigan’s Cummiskey Award for Pro Bono Service
Dykema, June 2020
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that its Pro Bono Counsel, Heidi Naasko, was selected to receive the State Bar of Michigan’s John W. Cummiskey Pro Bono Award for 2020. The award is typically presented at the State Bar of Michigan’s Annual Meeting, which is scheduled for Sept. 17, 2020, in Grand Rapids, Michigan...

Shoosmiths Boosts UK Real Estate Finance Team with Strategic Gires in London, Manchester & Leeds
Shoosmiths LLP, June 2020
England

UK law firm Shoosmiths has grown its national real estate finance offering by hiring specialist senior lawyers in Manchester, Leeds and London, in line with the firm’s growth strategy...

Shoosmiths Looks to the Future with 'The New How'
Shoosmiths LLP, June 2020
England

UK law firm Shoosmiths is trailblazing out of lock-down with its forward-looking initiative, ‘The New How’. Led by partners David Jackson and Tony Randle, ‘The New How’ focuses on how businesses could and should be working to perform optimally in the ‘new normal’...

Vouga Abogados Advises Tape Pora S.A. in a New Issuance of Bonds for the Partial Financing of the Works of the Concession of Route No. 7
Vouga Abogados, June 2020
Paraguay

Vouga Abogados assisted Tape Pora S.A. in a new issuance of bonds aimed at partially financing the works in connection with the construction, duplication and adaptation of Route No. 7 "Gaspar Rodríguez de Francia" located in the Pastoreo and Minga Guazú area...

Jim Feeney Selected for Michigan Lawyers Weekly Hall of Fame Class of 2020
Dykema, June 2020
Michigan, United States of America

Jim Feeney, Bloomfield Hills-based Member in Dykema’s Litigation Department, was selected to join the Michigan lawyers Weekly Hall of Fame. As a member of the Hall of Fame’s class of 2020, Feeney will be honored on October 9, 2020, at the publication’s 2nd annual Hall of Fame luncheon and awards ceremony at the Detroit Marriott Troy...

Bradley Attorneys George Barber and David Pratt Featured in Texas Lawyer on Move to Bradley
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, June 2020
United States of America

[!Bradley attorneys George Barber and David Pratt were featured in Texas Lawyer on the factors that led Barber to join Bradley. Barber said he moved to Bradley because the firm’s size and reach will help him serve clients better than at Johnston Clem...

Deacons has once gain been Recognised in IAM Patent 1000 2020
Deacons, June 2020
China

We are pleased to announce that Deacons has been recognised in all three categories below once again in the IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2020...

Dick Sayles is Recognized for Legal Excellence by Chambers USA and Lawdragon
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, June 2020
United States of America

[!Bradley is pleased to announce that Dallas Managing Partner Richard A. (Dick) Sayles has earned some of the legal industry’s most prestigious honors in 2020 for his courtroom expertise and successful results on behalf of clients. Mr...

Franka Baica Promoted to a Partner
Karanovic & Partners, June 2020
Serbia

It is our utmost pleasure to announce our newest Partner*, Franka Baica. Franka is an experienced attorney at law practicing in Croatia. She focuses her practice on domestic and cross-border M&A and real estate projects on the market, advising clients on all matters within share deal and asset deal transactions...

Shoosmiths acts on sale of Oasis and Warehouse to Boohoo
Shoosmiths LLP, June 2020
England

The corporate restructuring and advisory team at UK law firm Shoosmiths has advised its client Hilco on the sale of Oasis and Warehouse to online retailer Boohoo. The team has worked on a number of high-profile retail administrations in recent weeks including Monsoon Accessorize, Oddbins, Cath Kidston and Axminster Carpets...

Managing IP Asia Awards 2020 Trade Mark Contentious Firm of the Year Patent Contentious Firm of the Year
Shearn Delamore & Co., June 2020
Malaysia

We are proud to announce that Managing IP at its 2020 Asia Awards has chosen Shearn Delamore & Co. as the Trade Mark Contentious Firm of the Year (Malaysia) and the Patent Contentious Firm of the Year (Malaysia). Managing IP Awards cap off many months of research into the most innovative and challenging IP work of the past year, as well as those driving the international IP market...

Patterson Belknap Secures First Circuit Victory for The Hershey Company in Class Action Lawsuit
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP, June 2020
United States of America

Patterson Belknap scored an appellate win in a novel class action concerning the labeling of Hershey’s chocolates. The plaintiff alleged that Hershey’s product labeling violated Massachusetts consumer protection laws because it did not disclose that some cocoa may be indirectly sourced from regions in West Africa where child labor is used...

Deacons has once again been recognised in IAM Patent 1000 2020
Deacons, June 2020
United States of America

We are pleased to announce that Deacons has been recognised in all three categories below once again in the IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2020...

PLMJ Hires Joaquim Shearman de Macedo as Co-Head of its Dispute Resolution Practice
PLMJ, June 2020
Portugal

Joaquim Shearman de Macedo is a new partner and co-head of PLMJ’s dispute resolution practice. Ten years after leaving PLMJ, where he started his career, Shearman de Macedo has re-joined the firm in the new cycle that began at the end of 2018. He comes in as co-head of the team together with Rita Samoreno Gomes and Pedro Metello de Nápoles...

Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2020
Shearn Delamore & Co., June 2020
Malaysia

Dear valued clients and friends, We are proud to announce that our Firm has been ranked Tier 1 by Benchmark Litigation — the definitive guide to the world’s leading litigation firms and lawyers — in the following practice areas: • Commercial and transactions • Labor and employment • Intellectual Property • Tax Our other practice areas that have also been ranked include: • Constructi

Bradley Adds Attorney George Barber to Bankruptcy Practice in Dallas
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, June 2020
United States of America

[!Bradley is pleased to announce that George Barber has joined the firm’s Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Practice Group in Dallas. “We are pleased to have George join us in the Dallas office,” said Bradley Dallas Office Managing Partner

Asia Business Law Journal’s The A-List Malaysia’s Top 100 Lawyers.
Shearn Delamore & Co., June 2020
Malaysia

Dear valued clients and friends, We are pleased to announce that eight of our partners and a consultant have been listed in Asia Business Law Journal’s The A-List Malaysia’s Top 100 Lawyers...

The Legal 500 Hall of Fame 2020
Shearn Delamore & Co., June 2020
Malaysia

We are delighted to announce that our Partners, Datin Grace C.G. Yeoh and Karen Abraham have been highlighted in the Hall of Fame by The Legal 500. The Legal 500 Hall of Fame highlights individuals who have received constant praise from their clients for continued excellence. The Hall of Fame highlights, to clients, the law firm partners who are at the pinnacle of the profession...

Asialaw's Client Service Excellence 2020
Shearn Delamore & Co., June 2020
Malaysia

Dear valued clients and friends, We are proud to announce that we have been rated as an Outstanding Firm in Client Service Excellence 2020 by Asialaw. The most successful law firms go to great lengths to ensure they provide their clients with consistent and high quality service and we pride ourselves in being able to provide the same to our clients...

Four Bradley Attorneys Named to NBJ's 'Best of the Bar' for 2020
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, June 2020
United States of America

[!Four Bradley attorneys were named to the Nashville Business Journal’s “Best of the Bar” for 2020. Emily Bowman, Jay Hardcastle, Lela Hollabaugh and Tom Trent were all included in the annual list of Nashville’s top legal minds and leading corporate counsel...

 

 


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