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Karanovic & Nikolic advised ZF in Greenfield Investment
Karanovic & Nikolic, June 2018
Serbia

The Karanović & Nikolić team, led by Senior PartnerMarjan Poljakand Senior Associates ⃰Ana StankovićandAna Luković, advisedZF Friedrichshafenon the project of opening an electric vehicle parts factory in Pančevo, Serbia...

Start-up nation Israel – Heuking informs on opportunities and challenges of investing in a high-tech country
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co., June 2018
Israel

How are start-ups in Israel supported? How can I do business in Israel? What do investors need to prepare for? These were just some of the questions we discussed with our peers at the Israeli law firm of Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co. (FBC) and interested attendees. Ronald Lehmann, Ute Klose-Goldstein, and Dr...

Decision of the Bucharest Court of Appeals in the First Emergency Arbitrator Procedure in Romania. A New Success of NNDKP
Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen, June 2018
Romania

The Emergency Arbitrator Procedure was unknown in the Romanian arbitration practice until the beginning of 2018, when it was introduced in the New Procedural Rules of the Romanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIR)...

Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners opens in Shanghai
Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners, June 2018
Italy

Shanghai, June 25, 2018 � International law firm Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners opens in Shanghai, extending the reach of its Far East Hong Kong branch and confirming its international expansion strategy, particularly oriented towards the Chinese market...

Dinsmore San Diego Continues Growth; Adds Two Attorneys
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, June 2018
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has added Heather N. Stone as associate of counsel and Dillon D. Jones as an associate to the firm’s San Diego office. Stone will practice out of the employment group and Jones will be focusing on commercial litigation. Stone joins Dinsmore from Cavignac & Associates where she was a human resources risk advisor...

Asters is Law Firm of the Year in Competition/Antitrust and Corporate according to The Best Lawyers 2019
Asters, June 2018
Ukraine

The Best Lawyers International, one of the most respected global peer-review surveys, released its 2019 edition pursuant to which Asters is the Law Firm of the Year in Ukraine in Competition/Antitrust and Corporate Law...

Client Demand Leads to Construction Team Expansion for Shoosmiths Manchester
Shoosmiths LLP, June 2018
England

The Manchester office of national law firm, Shoosmiths is growing its construction team, with the appointment of five legal advisors, all previously with Weightmans...

Dykema Ranks in Top 10 for Diversity in Law 360's Best Firms for Minority Attorneys Report
Dykema, June 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, is proud to announce that it is ranked as a Top 10 U.S. firm in Law360�s �The Best Firms For Minority Attorneys� report. Dykema was listed as the eighth-best U.S. firm in the 300-599 lawyer category when it comes to the racial and ethnic minority diversity of its attorneys...

Dykema Ranks as a Top Firm on The American Lawyer's Diversity Scorecard
Dykema, June 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, is proud to announce that it is ranked as a top U.S. firm for diversity in The American Lawyer�s annual �Diversity Scorecard� report. With a Diversity Score of 25.9, Dykema ranks 96th out of all Am Law 200 and National Law Journal 250 law firms, up 21 spots from the firm�s previous ranking...

Dykema's Bonnie Kirkland Commences Term as President of the San Antonio Young Lawyer's Association
Dykema, June 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that Bonnie Kirkland, San Antonio-based senior attorney in the firm�s Litigation Department, began her term as President of the San Antonio Young Lawyer�s Association (SAYLA) earlier this month. Before taking over as President, Kirkland served SAYLA in a variety of positions in the past, including treasurer and board member...

Dykema's Bonnie Kirkland Commences Term as President of the San Antonio Young Lawyer's Association
Dykema, June 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that Bonnie Kirkland, San Antonio-based senior attorney in the firm�s Litigation Department, began her term as President of the San Antonio Young Lawyer�s Association (SAYLA) earlier this month. Before taking over as President, Kirkland served SAYLA in a variety of positions in the past, including treasurer and board member...

Shepherd and Wedderburn appoints Head of Immigration to lead new department
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, June 2018
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP has appointed Jacqueline Moore to lead a new immigration department to support clients in the run-up to Brexit and beyond. Jacqueline will advise businesses and individuals in the UK and overseas on matters ranging from right to work, sponsor licenses, family and personal visas and British citizenship applications...

Dykema's Van Lindberg Listed in 2018 Edition of IAM Strategy 300
Dykema, June 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that Van Lindberg, San Antonio-based member in the firm's Intellectual Property Group, was recognized as one of the world's pre-eminent IP practitioners in the 2018 edition of the IAM Strategy 300 � The World's Leading IP Strategists...

Anthony F. Bonner, Jr. Named to Leadership Kentucky Class of 2018
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, June 2018
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP partner Tony Bonner has been selected to the Leadership Kentucky Class of 2018. Leadership Kentucky, a non-profit educational organization established in 1984, brings together a class of private and public sector professionals each year to gain insight into issues facing the state...

Robert Palumbi Joins Dinsmore’s Pittsburgh Office
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, June 2018
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has expanded its Pittsburgh office, welcoming attorney Robert Palumbi to the firm. Palumbi joins as a partner of counsel in Dinsmore’s litigation department, bringing a strong background in construction law...

UK College of Law Honors Dinsmore Alumni
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, June 2018
United States of America

Dinsmore partners Barbara B. Edelman and J. Tanner Watkins, both graduates of the University of Kentucky College of Law, were recognized for their contributions to the legal profession at the college's annual awards reception. Edelman was inducted into the college’s hall of fame, while Watkins received the 2018 Young Professional award...

Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners wins at the 2018 Legalcommunity Corporate Awards
Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners, June 2018
Italy

Milan, June 14, 2018 - The international law firm Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners was a winner at the 2018 Legalcommunity Corporate Awards. Senior Partner Francesco Gianni took home most prestigious individual award of the evening: �Lawyer of the Year�...

Shearn Delamore & Co. Won Awards - Asian Legal Business (ALB) Malaysia Law Awards 2018
Shearn Delamore & Co., June 2018
Malaysia

Shearn Delamore & Co. won four awards at the 5th Asian Legal Business (ALB) Malaysia Law Awards held on 22 March 2018 at the Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur. The annual awards celebrate the outstanding contributions of private practice law firms and in-house counsel to the legal landscape of Malaysia. Our Managing Partner, Datin Grace Yeoh, was awarded Managing Partner of the Year...

Former Dentons attorney Ivan Bilaniuk joins Dinsmore’s DC office
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, June 2018
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has expanded its Washington, D.C. office, welcoming partner Ivan Bilaniuk to the firm. Bilaniuk joins the firm’s litigation department and international business practice group and will focus both on international arbitration and litigation as well as international compliance...

Dinsmore Joins World Services Group as Exclusive Member in Kentucky
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, June 2018
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has partnered with World Services Group as its sole legal services affiliate in Kentucky. WSG is a global network of more than 130 professional services providers, including legal, investment banking and accounting firms...

WSG Welcomes Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, as Exclusive Member for Kentucky
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, June 2018
United States of America

World Services Group (WSG) is pleased to announce that Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has joined the WSG network as the exclusive law firm member for Kentucky. Since being founded in 1908, Dinsmore has worked hard to stay ahead in an ever-evolving business, legal and regulatory climate focusing on anticipating legal developments and industry challenges before they impact clients...

Beccar Varela, M. & M. Bomchil and Estudio Rosso Alba, Francia & Asociados advise on the acquisition of Biosidus by Acon Investments and Humus Capital.
Beccar Varela, June 2018
Argentina

Buenos Aires, June 12, 2018. Beccar Varela advised ACON Bios Investors LP, in partnership with Humus Capital Partners LLC, on the acquisition and investment in Biosidus S.A. (Biosidus). In this acquisition, M. & M. Bomchil and Estudio Rosso Alba, Francia & Asociados advised the Sellers. The closing took place on June 5, 2018...

Eight Dykema Attorneys Named as 2018 Southern California Rising Stars by Super Lawyers
Dykema, June 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that eight of its Los Angeles-based attorneys have been named 2018 Rising Stars in the Southern California edition of Super Lawyers. The Rising Star list is the result of an exhaustive, multi-phase selection process that mirrors the patented methodology used to assemble the Super Lawyers list...

Karanović & Nikolić at the 2018 Balkans M&A and Private Equity Forum
Karanovic & Nikolic, June 2018
Serbia

​Rastko Petaković, managing partner at Karanović & Nikolić, held a presentation of the latest private equity trends CEE region on the 2018 Balkans M&A and Private Equity Forum. Organized by Mergermarket, a leading media company that provides specialist news, research, analysis and data on financial markets, this is the second year this conference was held in Belgrade...

Karanović & Nikolić Wins the 2017 Deal of the Year Award
Karanovic & Nikolic, June 2018
Serbia

We are pleased to announce that Karanović & Nikolić has won the 2017 Deal of the Year Award for Serbia for the EBRD and IFC financing of Vetrolektrane Balkana - Čibuk 1 Windfarm...

Commercial Club Announces New Leaders
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, June 2018
United States of America

At its annual meeting held on June 5, the Commercial Club of Cincinnati announced its newly elected officers for the 2018-2019 term. The officers are: President – Craig Lindner, Co-President, Co-CEO and Director, American Financial Group Vice President – Greg D...

Dinsmore Adds Two Associates in Cincinnati
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, June 2018
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has added Abby E. Chermely and S. Joseph Stephens, III to the firm’s Cincinnati office. They will both practice out of the employment group. Chermely joins Dinsmore after clerking for the Honorable Judge Michael R. Barrett of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio and for the Honorable Judge Beth A...

COBALT advised DiDi Chuxing in relation with an investment round of Taxify
COBALT Estonia, June 2018
Estonia

Taxify, a ride-hailing startup born in Estonia closed $175 million in new funding that takes it valuation to the $1 billion mark. Daimler, the German automotive giant which owns Mercedes-Benz among other things, led the round. COBALT Estonia advised Taxify&s shareholder, the world’s leading ride-hailing platform DiDi Chuxing in relation with an investment round of Taxify led by Daimler...

Law firm launches elite advisory for sports and entertainment stars
Shoosmiths LLP, June 2018
England

One of the UK�s leading law firms has launched a new private client advisory service to manage the affairs of professionals and entrepreneurs in sport, media and entertainment. National law firm Shoosmiths has appointed the former Head of Player Liaison at Manchester City, Haydn Roberts, to lead the company�s new Elite Advisory team...

Managing Intellectual Property Names Four Dykema Attorneys 2018 IP STARS, Lists Dykema as a Recommended Firm
Dykema, June 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that four of the firm�s Intellectual Property group attorneys were listed as 2018 IP STARS by Managing Intellectual Property (Managing IP). In addition, Dykema�s entire IP practice was named a recommended firm in Michigan all three ranked categories; Patent Contentious, Patent Prosecution and Trade Mark...

The American Law Institute Inducts Dykema's Nicholas J. Wittner as a Life Member
Dykema, June 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that Nicholas Wittner was inducted as a Life Member of the American Law Institute (ALI). He is Of Counsel to the firm and is located in its Bloomfield Hills office. ALI bestows the honor on members who have devoted 25 years of service, contributing to ALI�s pivotal projects that have shaped the law...

Carey names new partner
Carey, June 2018
Chile

Carey has appointed Juan Carlos Riesco as a new partner to lead the litigation and arbitration practice along with partners Gonzalo Fern�ndez, Ricardo Reveco and Aldo Molinari. Carey now has 32 partners, six counsels, two directors of tax and audit and more than 250 associates. Mr...

Second largest cash-based M&A deal in Chile
Carey, June 2018
Chile

Carey advised Tianqi Lithium Corporation (Tianqi) on the agreement to acquire a 24% stake of Sociedad Qu�mica y Minera de Chile (SQM) for approximately USD4.07 billion. Tianqi agreed to buy approximately 62.6 million Class A shares in SQM for USD65 each payable in cash. Closing is subject to regulatory and other customary authorizations in this type of transactions...

Recent WSG European Member Award Winners & Nominees
World Services Group, June 2018
United States of America

World Services Group is proud to present the award winners and nominees of our European members from the following awards ceremonies taking place earlier this year: Legal Business Awards 2018 The Legal Business Awards cover lea

Dinsmore’s Columbus Office Adds Associate Jacqueline Rau
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, June 2018
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has added Jacqueline Rau as an associate to the firm’s Columbus office. Rau will practice out of the labor practice group. After six years as a field attorney in Arkansas, Rau joins Dinsmore from the National Labor Relations Board, Region 15...

Dinsmore San Diego Adds Two Associates
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, June 2018
United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has added Nicolas J. Echevestre and Ian G. Schuler to the firm’s San Diego office. They will practice out of the commercial litigation group. Echevestre joins Dinsmore after over seven years at Cooley LLP...

Haynes and Boone Bolsters Energy Practice With Office in The Woodlands
Haynes and Boone, LLP, June 2018
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP is opening an office in The Woodlands, a fast-growing corporate hub near Houston. The new office, the firm's 16th worldwide, will allow Haynes and Boone to better serve its clients, including those with offices in The Woodlands, which is home to many major energy and oilfield services companies...

World Services Group and Bloomberg Law to Host 2nd Annual Cross-Border Deals Forum on June 6 in New York City
World Services Group, June 2018
United States of America

World Services Group, the international referral network of leading law firms, accounting firms and investment banks, will host with Bloomberg Law the 2nd Annual Cross-Border Deals Forum on June 6 at Bloomberg L.P.'s offices located at 120 Park Avenue in New York...

Seven Dykema Attorneys Recognized Within Three Practices by Legal 500 United States 2018
Dykema, May 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that the firm�s Automotive Litigation, Automotive Product Liability Litigation and Immigration practices have been ranked by the Legal 500 United States 2018 (The Legal 500)...

Haynes and Boone CDG Participates in 2018 London Legal Walk
Haynes and Boone, LLP, May 2018
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP CDG lawyers and staff took part in the May 21 London Legal Walk, an event that drew thousands of participants to raise funds for legal aid groups...

Haynes and Boone Hosts "Mocktail" Reception for Pinkston Students
Haynes and Boone, LLP, May 2018
Texas, United States of America

Haynes and Boone, LLP hosted 10th graders from L.G. Pinkston's Collegiate Academy for a "mocktail" reception to help the students hone important skills needed to get jobs in the business world...

Dinsmore Named a Top Firm for Female Attorneys
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, May 2018
United States of America

As the broader legal industry makes only marginal gains in female attorney representation, Dinsmore has ranked among the best firms in the nation for women. In Law360’s 2018 Glass Ceiling Report, which surveyed more than 300 firms, Dinsmore places sixth among similarly sized firms for its percentage of female associates and partners...

International Tax Review- 2018 Asia Tax Awards
World Services Group, May 2018
United States of America

World Services Group would like to congratulate our Asia-Pacific member firms that were nominated and awarded at the 2018 International Tax Review: Asia Tax Awards...

Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek advises Satellite Solutions Worldwide on acquisition of Sat Internet Services
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, May 2018
Germany

A team led by Dr. Stefan Duhnkrack, Partner at the Hamburg office of law firm Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, advised Satellite Solutions Worldwide Group plc - now named BigBlu Broadband PLC - on the acquisition of Sat Internet Services GmbH (including its Portuguese subsidiary and Italian-based OpenSky S.r.l.). The acquisition required shareholder approval...

Charles Taylor expands its business in Latin America.
Beccar Varela, May 2018
Argentina

Buenos Aires, May 28, 2018. Beccar Varela advised Charles Taylor InsureTech group on the acquisition of a 100% stake in Inworx Argentina S.A. and in Softseg S.A. worth US$50 million. The deal took place on May 3. Inworx Argentina and Softseg�s main activity consists of the provision of software and technological consulting services focused on insurance...

Shepherd and Wedderburn acts for FanDuel in sale to Paddy Power Betfair
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, May 2018
Scotland

Shepherd and Wedderburn has acted as lead UK adviser to FanDuel on its sale to the global online sports betting and gaming group, Paddy Power Betfair. Corporate finance partner Stephen Trombala and associate John Morrison advised on the UK aspects of the transaction, supporting Todd Cleary and Ethan Lutske of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati - FanDuel's lead advisers in the United States...

Mogosoaia Palace Remains The Property Of The Bucharest Municipality. A New Resounding Success for NNDKP
Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen, May 2018
Romania

After more than 8 years of litigation in court, the judge confirmed: Mogoșoaia Palace remains the property of the Bucharest Municipality. Pursuant to the decision rendered on May 22, 2018, the Bucharest Court dismissed as inadmissible the motion filed for the retrocession of the Mogosoaia Palace...

NBA Legend Bill Walton to Speak at Dykema's 5th Annual Definitive Conference for Dental Service Organizations
Dykema, May 2018
Michigan, United States of America

Dykema, a national law firm and the leading law firm in dental services, is proud to announce that Basketball Hall of Famer, NBA Champion and Broadcasting Legend Bill Walton has committed to speak at Dykema�s 5th Annual Definitive Conference for Dental Service Organizations, which is set to take place at The Omni Dallas Hotel from July 18-20, 2018...

Viessmann takes over insolvent wibutler with assistance by Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, May 2018
Germany

A team led by Hamburg-based partner Dr. Johan Schneider advised Viessmann Group on the acquisition of insolvent wibutler GmbH in Munster, a manufacturer of smart home solutions. The acquisition complements Viessmann�s product range in the smart home sector...

Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek advises UGISense AG on investment round
Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek, May 2018
Germany

Dr. Mathias Schroder, Partner at Heuking Kuhn Luer Wojtek�s Munich office, advised UGISense AG on another investment round, carried out by means of a cash capital increase in which existing and new investors participated. UGISense AG is a young and innovative company based in Dortmund and is active in the research and development of medicinal products and basic research...

 

 


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