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MinterEllisonRuddWatts named as New Zealand Law Firm of the Year by Chambers
MinterEllisonRuddWatts, April 2020
New Zealand

Leading law firm, MinterEllisonRuddWatts, has been named New Zealand Law Firm of the Year at the Chambers Asia Pacific Awards 2020 – it’s the second time the firm has held the prestigious award in four years...

Bradley Attorneys Named 2020 Washington, D.C., Super Lawyers or Rising Stars
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, April 2020
United States of America

Bradley is pleased to announce that 13 attorneys in the firm’s Washington, D.C., office have been named Washington, D.C., Super Lawyers or Rising Stars for 2020. “We congratulate our D.C...

Heuking Successfully Advises GET.ON in First Funding Round
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, April 2020
Germany

A team led by Christoph Prochnau, Salaried Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Hamburg office, legally advised GET.ON Institut für Online Gesundheitstrainings GmbH comprehensively on its first funding round (Seed I). Founded as a university spin-off by a team of graduate psychologists in Hamburg in 2015, GET.ON has so far grown from own funds. Upon conclusion of the funding round, GET...

Nexway AG Places 8 Million Euro Bond with Heuking
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, April 2020
Germany

A team led by Dr. Thorsten Kuthe advised Nexway AG on the placement of a bond with a volume of 8 million euro and an interest rate of 10 per cent as part of a private placement with institutional investors. The new secured Nexway bond has a term of 15 months and quarterly interest payments. The eCommerce provider intends to use the proceeds of the issue for corporate purposes...

COVID 19 & Force Majeure : Kochhar & Co. Successfully Represents Wells Fargo Bank Before the Bombay High Court
Kochhar & Co. Advocates & Legal Consultants, April 2020
India

Kochhar & Co. successfully represented Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. before the Bombay High Court which denied an ad interim direction sought by Standard Retail Pvt. Ltd. and other steel importers for restraining the banks involved from negotiating / encashing Letters of Credit (“LCs”). The team of Kochhar & Co. was led by Senior Partner, Krishna Vijay Singh and Partner, Manish Dembla, Kochhar & Co...

COBALT advises Lauma Fabrics on delivery of COVID-19 personal protective equipment to Estonia and Latvia
COBALT, April 2020
Estonia

COBALT advises Lauma Fabrics, one of the leading textile manufacturers in the Baltics and Europe, in connection with deliveries of COVID19 personal protective equipment (PPE) to Estonia and Latvia. Our work includes reviewing supply and aircraft lease agreements, drafting sales agreements and financing agreements, negotiating and other documentation...

COBALT advised Steel Import Finland Oy on acquiring FinEst Metallid
COBALT, April 2020
Estonia

COBALT advised a Finnish metal products wholesale company Steel Import Finland Oy on acquiring an Estonian reinforcement steel products manufacturer Osaühing FinEst Metallid. Osaühing FinEst Metallid, founded in 2005, is specialised in the processing of reinforcing steel and manufacturing of reinforcement steel products...

Dinsmore’s Newest Litigation Attorney Is Sewing Masks to Help Battle COVID-19
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, April 2020
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has welcomed Shannon O’Connell Egan to its Cincinnati office. With more than 20 years of experience, she joins Dinsmore’s litigation practice group from Cincinnati-based Graydon. “I am excited to join Dinsmore and reunite with a team of people I previously worked with,” Egan said...

Dinsmore’s Christian Gonzalez named to Columbus 40 Under 40 List
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, April 2020
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP’s Christian Gonzalez has been named to Columbus Business First 2020 40 Under 40 class. The 40 young professionals who make up the 2020 class share the goal of making a difference in Columbus through their community service efforts and hard work...

ALRUD Took Leading Position in the Legal 500 EMEA 2020 Rating
ALRUD Law Firm, April 2020
Russia

On April 15, Legal 500, one of the most influential international legal ratings, published the results of its regular analysis. In total, ALRUD Law Firm is recommended for 17 researched areas of law in Russia, and in 13 of those areas the firm has been ranked in Tier 1 and Tier 2. This year ALRUD Law firm has broadened its position in Legal 500 EMEA...

Eiffage and JOHANN BUNTE Conclude Contract for PPP Infrastructure Project A3
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, April 2020
Germany

A team led by Klaus Weinand-Härer, Partner at Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, advised A3 Nordbayern consortium consisting of Eiffage S.A. and JOHANN BUNTE Bauunternehmung GmbH & Co. KG on issues relating to tax law in the procurement procedure for the A3 highway project...

Buchalter Joins WSG as the New Exclusive Legal Member for Southern California
World Services Group, April 2020
United States of America

World Services Group (WSG) is pleased to announce that Buchalter has joined the WSG network as the exclusive legal member for Southern California. Founded in 1933, Buchalter is a full-service business law firm with six offices in California, as well as locations in Oregon, Washington, and Arizona...

Richard P. Ormond Quoted in Gower Crowd
Buchalter, April 2020
United States of America

By Adam Gower Receiverships, Restructures and Turnarounds: What You Need to Know During the Coronavirus Crisis "The Coronavirus crisis has created uncertainty in the commercial real estate industry. Transactions have ground to a halt. An estimated 30% of tenants failed to pay rent on April 1st, a situation that is expected to become exacerbated come May 1st...

Bradley Partner James Bailey Quoted in Bloomberg Law on New Bankruptcy Law That Could Save Small Businesses Hit by COVID-19
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, April 2020
United States of America

Bradley attorney James Bailey was quoted in Bloomberg Law on temporary changes to the Small Business Reorganization Act (SBRA) that could save some companies that have been hit with uncertainties created by COVID-19. The SBRA was passed to speed up the process of reorganizing an insolvent company with less than $2.7 million in debt...

Bradley Awards 2020 Diversity Scholarship to Vanderbilt and University of Houston Law Students
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, April 2020
United States of America

Bradley is pleased to announce that the firm has awarded its 2020 Diversity Scholarships to law students Jessie Manzewitsch Pulero from the University of Houston Law Center and Bria Smith from Vanderbilt University Law School...

Damaris Medina Quoted in Healthcare Dive
Buchalter, April 2020
United States of America

COVID-19's public health crisis could also be a financial disaster for hospitals April 8, 2020 By: Shannon Muchmore "Smaller community hospitals are going to have a harder time than the larger hospitals just because of economies of scale," Damaris Medina, co-chair of the life sciences practice at law firm Buchalter, told Healthcare Dive...

Dinsmore Partner Jennifer Mason Helping Her Community during COVID-19 Pandemic
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, April 2020
United States of America

West Virginia native and Dinsmore partner Jennifer Keadle Mason knew she couldn’t just sit by silently and watch COVID-19 unfold. The effects of the coronavirus are prevalent across the country, and COVID-19 is having a big impact on America’s smallest communities, where resources are often limited and the population is aging...

Shoosmiths Hires Senior Wealth Protection Lawyer, Stephen Patch
Shoosmiths LLP, April 2020
England

UK law firm Shoosmiths has expanded its wealth protection team with the appointment of Stephen Patch to progress its long-term growth strategy. Stephen was the former head of the private client team at Woodfines as well as previously heading up the tax, trusts & estates Cambridge team at international law firm, Taylor Vinters...

Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Advises Shareholders of Emma – The Sleep Company on the Sale of Shares to Haniel Group
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, April 2020
Germany

With a team led by Dr. Oliver Böttcher and Kristina Schneider from its Cologne office, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek advised the shareholders of Emma – The Sleep Company (Bettzeit GmbH) in a transaction with Haniel. The two founders, Manuel Müller and Dr. Dennis Schmoltzi, will each retain a 24...

How are Families Dealing with the COVID-19 Lockdown?
Verrill, April 2020
Maine, United States of Ame

The Boston Globe published an article, "Will divorce rates spike after COVID-19?" explaining that during the COVID-19 pandemic, some are speculating that there will be a rise in these rates...

Dinsmore Attorneys Top 2020 West Virginia Super Lawyers List
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, April 2020
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP is happy to announce 31 of its attorneys have been named to the West Virginia Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists for 2020. Attorneys on the Super Lawyers list are selected by a multi-phase process that takes into account independent research, peer evaluations and professional achievement...

Verrill Awards Grant during Pandemic to Support Public Health in State of Maine
Verrill, April 2020
Maine, United States of Ame

Acknowledging that now more than ever Maine communities need support to ensure public health and the safety of residents, Verrill, through the charitable fund it established at the Maine Community Foundation, has awarded a $5,000 leadership grant to the Greater Portland COVID-19 Community Fund...

Verrill Awards Grant during Pandemic to Support Public Health in State of Maine
Verrill, April 2020
Maine, United States of Ame

Acknowledging that now more than ever Maine communities need support to ensure public health and the safety of residents, Verrill, through the charitable fund it established at the Maine Community Foundation, has awarded a $5,000 leadership grant to the Greater Portland COVID-19 Community Fund...

Verrill Awards Grant during Pandemic to Support Public Health in State of Maine
Verrill, April 2020
United States of America

Acknowledging that now more than ever Maine communities need support to ensure public health and the safety of residents, Verrill, through the charitable fund it established at the Maine Community Foundation, has awarded a $5,000 leadership grant to the Greater Portland COVID-19 Community Fund...

Verrill Awards Grant during Pandemic to Support Public Health in State of Maine
Verrill, April 2020
Maine, United States of Ame

Acknowledging that now more than ever Maine communities need support to ensure public health and the safety of residents, Verrill, through the charitable fund it established at the Maine Community Foundation, has awarded a $5,000 leadership grant to the Greater Portland COVID-19 Community Fund...

Thirty-nine Bradley Attorneys Named to B-Metro's 'Top Lawyers 2020'
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, April 2020
United States of America

[!Thirty-nine Bradley attorneys were named to B-Metro’s “Top Lawyers 2020,” which recognizes Birmingham’s leading lawyers...

Thirty-six Bradley Attorneys Named to B-Metro's 'Top Lawyers 2020'
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, April 2020
United States of America

Thirty-six Bradley attorneys were named to B-Metro’s “Top Lawyers 2020,” which recognizes Birmingham’s leading lawyers...

COBALT advised APX’s investment into Marine Digital
COBALT, April 2020
Estonia

APX has made a pre-seed investment into Marine Digital. APX is an early-stage investment fund and accelerator based in Berlin backed by Axel Springer and Porsche. Marine Digital is a Latvian-based start-up engaged in developing neural networks for the recognition of documents and internal automation frameworks for the logistics sector...

Asters Launches COVID-19 Task Force and Legal Support Hub
Asters, April 2020
Ukraine

Asters has organized a dedicated multi-disciplinary task force to address the most pressing issues for our clients in responding to COVID-19 outbreak...

DORDA Advises Greiner on the Takeover of Foam Specialist Eurofoam
DORDA, April 2020
Austria

DORDA's M&A experts support Austrian Greiner AG on the acquisition of all remaining shares in Eurofoam GmbH, making the Upper Austrian-based company the sole shareholder of the foam specialist. Vienna, 7 April 2020 – Last week Greiner AG signed a contract for the complete takeover of Eurofoam GmbH...

Maine's 'Thoughtful' and 'Aggressive' Response to COVID-19
Verrill, April 2020
Maine, United States of Ame

On Wednesday, April 8, the Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce had its first ever virtual Eggs & Issues, moderated by Jim Cohen, volunteer board president of the Portland Community Chamber of Commerce and Verrill attorney. The session discussed the impact of COVID-19 on our state of Maine...

Deacons wins in China Business Law Awards 2020
Deacons, April 2020
United States of America

We are delighted to announce that Deacons has been recognised by China Business Law Journal in the annual China Business Law Awards 2020 for the following seven categories: Best Overall Law Firms (Hong Kong) IP (Trademark) IP (Patent) IP (Copyright) Asset management Construction & Infrastructure Media, Entert

Successful Representation of Willhaben by DORDA in Competition Law Issues
DORDA, April 2020
Austria

willhaben succeeds in competition law disputes together with DORDA over the slogan "Austria's largest car exchange" against AutoScout24. Vienna, 7 April 2020 – Under the lead of Andreas Seling DORDA's IT/IP team has represented willhaben internet service GmbH & Co KG in a lawsuit against AutoScout24 AS GmbH under the Austrian Unfair Competition Act...

COBALT advised DA Agravis Machinery Holding on acquiring 55% of AS Konekesko Eesti
COBALT, April 2020
Estonia

COBALT advised Danish Agro Group company DA Agravis Machinery Holding A/S on acquiring the remaining 55% of the shares in AS Konekesko Eesti, a company selling agricultural machinery. Previously, DA Agravis Machinery Holding was the holder of 45% of AS Konekesko Eesti’s shares, after an initial transaction completed between the same parties in 2017 and likewise advised by COBALT...

Amy Puckett Rejoins Bradley's Banking and Financial Services Practice Group in Charlotte
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, April 2020
United States of America

Bradley is pleased to announce Amy E. Puckett has rejoined the firm as a senior attorney in the Banking and Financial Services Practice Group and as a part of the firm’s Cybersecurity and Privacy team...

Kyle Robisch Joins Bradley's Litigation Practice Group in Tampa
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, April 2020
United States of America

Bradley is pleased to announce that Kyle Robisch has joined the firm’s Tampa office as an associate in the Litigation Practice Group...

Bradley Partner Aron Beezley Quoted in Bloomberg Law on Government’s Ability to Share Contractor Data Without Restriction
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, April 2020
United States of America

Bradley attorney Aron Beezley was quoted in Bloomberg Law on the government’s ability to share a contractor’s technical data without restriction. The federal government requires companies that want to work for the U.S...

Rich Sharff Rejoins Bradley as Member of Healthcare Practice
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, April 2020
United States of America

Bradley is pleased to announce that Rich Sharff has rejoined the firm’s Birmingham office as counsel in the Healthcare Practice Group. Mr. Sharff has represented a variety of healthcare providers in his career, in a range of transactional, compliance and litigation matters...

COBALT Advised AS PRFoods on the Public Offering and Listing of Secured Notes
COBALT, April 2020
Estonia

COBALT advised AS PRFoods upon the public offering and listing of secured notes. PRFoods is a leading fish and fish products manufacturer and wholesaler, which is listed on the Tallinn Stock Exchange and operates successfully in Estonia, the Nordics and Scotland...

Shoosmiths Advises Hotel La Tour on Financing for New Luxury Hotel
Shoosmiths LLP, April 2020
England

UK law firm Shoosmiths has advised luxury hotel operators, Hotel La Tour on £22 million of financing to develop a new landmark hotel that will become one of the tallest buildings in Milton Keynes. As a privately owned British company, Hotel La Tour comprises hoteliers who are focused on customer service and scrupulous attention to detail...

Dinsmore Expands Public Finance Practice in Chicago with Addition of Matthew Ingersoll
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, April 2020
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP now has a public finance presence in Chicago with the addition of associate Matthew Ingersoll, a Chicago native who joins the firm after three years with a local government boutique...

DORDA Advises Underwriting Banks on the Euro 1.65 Billion Capital Increase of ams AG
DORDA, April 2020
Austria

DORDA's capital market law experts supported the Joint Global Coordinators UBS and HSBC in the Euro 1.65 billion capital increase of Austrian ams AG...

Asters Collaborates with Deacons and Wins Stockholm Arbitration over Crypto Mining Equipment for ASK Technology Limited
Deacons, April 2020
China

Asters successfully represented ASK Technology Limited, a leading Hong Kong manufacturer of multi-GPU systems for mining, rendering and AI, in a dispute with a Finnish company that was resolved in Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce...

COBALT advises AS Tallinna Moekombinaat in reorganization proceedings
COBALT, April 2020
Estonia

COBALT advises the owner and operator of T1 Mall of Tallinn shopping centre, AS Tallinna Moekombinaat (TMK, a group subsidiary of AS Pro Kapital Grupp) in reorganisation proceedings. The purpose of reorganisation proceedings is to ensure continuation of normal daily business by safeguarding the rights and interests of investors, employees, creditors and all cooperation partners...

Bradley Partner Erin Illman Quoted in LegalTech News on Privacy and Cyber Risks Associated with Video Conference Boom During COVID-19
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, April 2020
United States of America

Bradley attorney Erin Illman was quoted in LegalTech News on the privacy and cyber risks associated with video conferencing. With the coronavirus pandemic causing businesses around the world to turn to remote work, video conference platforms are becoming increasingly essential. However, with greater usage, comes greater cyber risks...

Buchalter’s Products Liability Team Obtains Favorable Summary Judgment Ruling on Behalf of Caterpillar Inc.
Buchalter, April 2020
United States of America

Buchalter litigators Gary Wolensky, Steven Di Saia, Nancy Swift, Paul Alarcon, and Bree Oswald obtained a favorable summary judgment ruling on behalf of Caterpillar Inc. in an action in the Superior Court of Arizona, Maricopa County, arising out of a fire in a mobile hay lift allegedly started by an internal defect in the engine’s control unit (ECM)...

Bradley Partner Jonathan Kolodziej Quoted in Inside Mortgage Finance on Challenges for Mortgage Servicers Due to COVID-19
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, April 2020
United States of America

Bradley attorney Jonathan Kolodziej was quoted in Inside Mortgage Finance on the compliance challenges that mortgage servicers are facing due to COVID-19. Servicers have been inundated with requests for forbearance and other mortgage payment relief since President Trump signed the $2...

DORDA advised Lernsieg Mobile Media GmbH on the Relaunch of the App "Lernsieg"
DORDA, April 2020
Austria

DORDA IP/IT and data protection experts Axel Anderl, Nino Tlapak and Alona Klammer supported Lernsieg Mobile Media GmbH in the relaunch of the mobile app "Lernsieg", which was previously taken offline after a short time following massive counter-campaigns in autumn 2019...

Heuking Reinforces the Blockchain Technology Sector while Reorganizing its Zurich Office
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, April 2020
Germany

As of April 1, 2020, Marcel Hostettler has joined Heuking’s Zurich office as a new Partner. Marcel Hostettler comes to the law firm from MME. He is accompanied by Associate Eric Baumgartner (Capital Markets and Tax). Dr. Anna Wehrmüller (Regulatory and Compliance) and Dr. Peter Märkl (Banking and Finance) will join the team on May 1, 2020...

Intellectual Property Attorney Scott Mandir Joins Dinsmore’s Washington, DC Office
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, April 2020
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has welcomed Scott Mandir to its Washington, D.C. office. He joins the firm’s intellectual property group, focusing his practice on patent law...

 

 


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