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Shoosmiths Foundation donates £90,000 to tackle youth homelessness and unemployment
Shoosmiths LLP, November 2021
England

Leading UK law firm Shoosmiths has agreed to donate funds to End Youth Homelessness and Street League charities, awarding a total of £90,000 through the Shoosmiths Foundation...

Waterfront Park Revision Sent Back to Planning Board
Verrill, November 2021
Maine, United States of America

On Saturday, October 30, 2021, The Boothbay Register released “Waterfront Park Revision Sent Back to Planning Board,” an article discussing The Boothbay Harbor board of appeals decision to bounce a site plan revision on a waterfront park...

DFDL Myanmar Authored Mondaq Real Estate Comparative Guide
DFDL, November 2021
Cambodia

DFDL Myanmar recently contributed to the Mondaq Real Estate Comparative Guide...

Happy Diwali from DFDL India Desk
DFDL, November 2021
Cambodia

Stephanie Gaston Quoted in D Magazine on Conflicting Vaccine Rules
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, October 2021
Alabama, United States of America

[!Bradley attorney Stephanie Gaston was quoted in D Magazine on conflicting vaccine rules in Texas.  Gov. Greg Abbott’s recent executive order banned private entities from mandating vaccines for their employees...

Shoosmiths advises on sale of Northern Ireland’s first major energy storage project
Shoosmiths LLP, October 2021
England

Leading UK law firm Shoosmiths has advised German renewables developer ABO Wind on the sale of a 50MW battery project located in Kells, Northern Ireland, to the energy storage fund of the Swiss fund manager SUSI Partners for an undisclosed price...

Double success at British Wills and Probate Awards
Shoosmiths LLP, October 2021
England

Shoosmiths scooped the double accolade of Court of Protection Team of the Year and Best Contentious Wills and Probate Team at this year’s British Wills and Probate Awards, organised by Today’s Wills and Probate magazine...

Reaction to the Budget
Shoosmiths LLP, October 2021
England

The Autumn Budget and spending review contained very few surprises, given that a number of measures were announced in advance: a rise in the minimum wage, an end to the public sector pay freeze, reducing the Universal Credit taper...

Hanson Bridgett Receives Top Performer Award for DEI Efforts
Hanson Bridgett LLP, October 2021
California, United States of America

October 27, 2021 (San Francisco, CA) – Hanson Bridgett LLP, an AmLaw 200 law firm for all of California, has been named a Top Performer by the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD), recognizing those law firms and corporations showing a strong commitment to building more diverse organizations

Schwabe Provides Counsel in the Development of Amazon’s New 520,000 sq.ft. Warehouse on Tribal Lands in Fife, WA
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, October 2021
Oregon, United States of America

Schwabe provides law counsel to real estate, construction, and retail businesses as well as tribal entities to help them achieve self-governance and meet economic development goals while protecting tribal lands...

Schwabe Provides Counsel on Development of Amazon’s New 520,000 sq.ft. Warehouse on WA Tribal Lands
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, October 2021
Oregon, United States of America

Schwabe provides law counsel to real estate, construction, and retail businesses as well as tribal entities to help them achieve self-governance and meet economic development goals while protecting tribal lands...

Shoosmiths named environmental champion at Belfast Chamber’s business awards
Shoosmiths LLP, October 2021
England

Leading UK law firm Shoosmiths was named Belfast Chamber’s Green Champion at its 2021 Business Awards.

Carey Olsen advises on US$200m SPAC IPO on Nasdaq
Carey Olsen, October 2021
Bermuda

Global Technology Acquisition Corp...

Carey Olsen advises DPI as it raises one of the largest ever Africa-focused funds at US$900m
Carey Olsen, October 2021
Bermuda

ADP III, which has exceeded its US$800 million target, held a final close at roughly US$900 million, with an additional US$250 mil

Brian Gillett Joins Bradley's Litigation Practice in Dallas
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, October 2021
Alabama, United States of America

[!Bradley is pleased to announce that Brian M. Gillett has joined the firm’s Dallas, TX, office as a senior attorney. Mr. Gillett will practice as part of the Litigation team...

Jason Mehta Quoted in a Time Magazine on Telemedicine Fraud During COVID-19
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, October 2021
Alabama, United States of America

[! Bradley partner Jason Mehta was quoted in a Time Magazine article discussing the rise in telemedicine fraud during COVID-19.   The loosening of telemedicine regulations due to the pandemic has made it difficult for some people to distinguish legitimate businesses from scam artists...

DFDL Acts as Local Counsel on Kookmin Bank’s Successful Acquisition of Prasac Microfinance Institution
DFDL, October 2021
Cambodia

DFDL acted as local counsel on the majority acquisition by Kookmin (a Korean commercial bank) of Prasac Microfinance Institution (Cambodia’s largest microfinance business) from the seller consortium, which included Bank of East Asia. In April 2020, Kookmin Bank acquired a 70% stake in Prasac for USD 603...

Carey Olsen joins WSG as new exclusive legal member for Bermuda and the Cayman Islands
Carey Olsen, October 2021
Bermuda

WSG is the globally recognised resource for professionals and their clients to receive the highest quality value and service f

Anastasia Petrova spoke at the Eurasian Data Protection Congress
ALRUD Law Firm, October 2021
Russia

The Eurasian Data Protection Congress was held from October 20 to 22, 2021. This is the first privacy event organized by different professional communities and associations across the globe. Reports and discussions with experts from more than 15 countries were organized within the congress...

KlickOwn/iFunded Agrees Strategic Partnership with PlanetHome Group
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, October 2021
Germany

A team led by Dr. Thorsten Kuthe and Christopher Görtz from Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek’s Cologne office advised KlickOwn AG (of which the iFunded platform is an affiliate) on a strategic investment by PlanetHome Group GmbH. As part of a capital increase in kind of KlickOwn AG, PlanetHome Group will contribute various licenses to brands of PlanetHome Group GmbH...

HIH Invest Real Estate Acquires Local Shopping Center in Espelkamp with Heuking
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, October 2021
Germany

With a team led by Partner Dr. Sönke Görgens, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek comprehensively advised HIH Invest Real Estate GmbH on the acquisition of a multi-use neighborhood retail center in Espelkamp in eastern Westphalia from aik Immobilien-Investmentgesellschaft...

Heuking Advises Digital+ Partners on its Investment in FTAPI Software GmbH
Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek, October 2021
Germany

A team led by Dr. Marc Scheunemann and Dr. Jörg aus der Fünten advised the technology growth investor Digital+ Partners on its EUR 15 million investment in the software provider FTAPI Software GmbH. The investment may be increased by more than EUR 5 million in a second tranche and will serve to strengthen the company’s further growth...

Haynes Boone Represents Strides Pharma Science in $24 Million Acquisition
Haynes and Boone, October 2021
United States of America

A Haynes and Boone, LLP deal team led by Simin Sun and Jeff Wolfson is representing Strides Pharma Science Limited in a $24 million acquisition announced Aug. 6, 2021...

Carey Olsen partners named as leading experts in commercial litigation
Carey Olsen, October 2021
Bermuda

Those recommended as global leaders comprised partners

Carey Olsen advises Chile's Buk in US$50m Series A funding round
Carey Olsen, October 2021
Bermuda

Founded in 2017, Buk is the developer of a cloud-based human resources managemen

Lexology Client Choice Awards 2021
Shearn Delamore & Co., October 2021
Malaysia

Dear valued clients, colleagues and friends, Shearn Delamore & Co. is pleased to announce that our Intellectual Property partner, Timothy Siaw, is the exclusive winner for Patents in Malaysia jurisdiction presented by Lexology Client Choice Awards 2021...

Hanson Bridgett Named One of the Fastest-Growing Private Companies in the Bay Area
Hanson Bridgett LLP, October 2021
California, United States of America

October 22, 2021 (San Francisco, CA) – Hanson Bridgett LLP, an AmLaw 200 law firm for all of California, is pleased to announce inclusion in the 2021 list of the Bay Area's Fastest-Growing Private Companies by the San Francisco Business Times...

Deacons ranked as a First Tier Intellectual Property Law Firm in Doyle’s Guide Hong Kong 2021
Deacons, October 2021
Hong Kong, China

<p>We are delighted to announce that Deacons has once again been ranked as a First Tier Intellectual Property Law Firm in Doyle’s Guide Hong Kong 2021. We have also been named as one of the Leading Technology, Media &amp; Telecommunications Law Firms in Hong Kong...

Dykema Helps Man With Life Sentence Earn Release From Prison After Unconstitutional Conviction
Dykema, October 2021
Illinois, United States of America

Darek Hayes, a father of three, was released from prison yesterday as a result of a post-conviction plea deal approved by a court in Caddo Parish. Hayes had been serving a life without the possibility of parole sentence for possessing a firearm. He was one of approximately 1,500 people serving sentences based on convictions arising from non-unanimous jury verdicts...

Shoosmiths advises on Five Guys expansion
Shoosmiths LLP, October 2021
England

Leading UK law firm Shoosmiths has advised AEW Europe LLP (AEW Europe) in its expansion, via a new Basingstoke Five Guys restaurant.One of the most exciting food and beverage (F&B) operators in the UK market, the burger and fries chain has taken on a 15 year lease at Festival Place, Basingstoke...

Shoosmiths celebrates best Chambers and Partners rankings
Shoosmiths LLP, October 2021
England

Leading UK law firm Shoosmiths is celebrating after receiving their best rankings in the Chambers and Partners 2022 UK Guide.Researchers from the esteemed legal directory ranked Shoosmiths across 71 practice areas...

Carey Olsen confirmed as the leading Channel Islands law firm in Chambers UK rankings
Carey Olsen, October 2021
Bermuda

The highly respected legal directory, which ranks law firms and their lawyers based purely on client feedback, has awarded Carey O

Morgan & Morgan Legal advised Global Climate Partnership Fund S.A., SICAV-SIF in connection with an unsecured facility agreement
Morgan & Morgan, October 2021
Panama

Morgan & Morgan Legal acted as special Panamanian counsel to Global Climate Partnership Fund S.A., SICAV-SIF (GCPF) in connection with an unsecured facility agreement, dated as of September 24, 2021, by and among Corporación Interamericana para el Financiamiento de Infraestructura, S.A. (CIFI), as borrower, CIFI LATAM, S.A. and CIFI PANAMÁ, S.A...

Morgan & Morgan Legal advised Cirsa Enterprises S.L.U in connection with the offering of secured notes for an amount of up to €615,000,000
Morgan & Morgan, October 2021
Panama

Morgan & Morgan Legal acted as counsel to Cirsa Enterprises S.L.U. in connection with the offering of €615,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 4.500% Secured Notes due 2027, issued by Cirsa Finance International S.à.r.l., and to be guaranteed by the Cirsa Enterprises S.L.U. and, among others, Gaming & Services de Panama, S.A...

CFPG Advised on the Debut Issue of Green Bonds by Guangzhou Metro
Deacons, October 2021
China

CFPG advised Guangzhou Metro Group Co., Ltd. (Guangzhou Metro) on its issuance of offshore green bonds due 2026 in the aggregate amount of US$200 million. It marks the first issuance of offshore green bonds by a stated-owned enterprise in the Guangzhou city...

Deacons Advises on the Main Board IPO of Tam Jai International Co. Limited
Deacons, October 2021
China

Deacons advises the sole sponsor Guotai Junan Capital Limited and underwriters in relation to the Main Board IPO of Tam Jai International Co. Limited, seeking to raise up to approximately HK$1.4 billion (subject to the exercise of over-allotment option)...

Deacons Advises on the Main Board IPO of Global New Material International Holdings Limited
Deacons, October 2021
China

Deacons advises the sole sponsor Essence Corporate Finance (Hong Kong) Limited and underwriters in relation to the Main Board IPO of Global New Material International Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 6616), seeking to raise up to approximately HK$1,227 million (subject to the exercise of over-allotment option)...

Deacons Assisted Fubon to Launch Hong Kong’s First L&I Products Focused on Taiwan
Deacons, October 2021
China

Deacons Financial Services team recently assisted Fubon Fund Management in listing two exchange-traded funds (ETFs) on the HKEX...

Bradley Adds Van P. East III To Real Estate Practice Group
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, October 2021
Alabama, United States of America

[!Bradley is pleased to announce the addition of Van P. East III to the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group as a partner in the Nashville office...

David Fruitman Quoted in MLex Article on Cambodia Competition Law
DFDL, October 2021
Cambodia

David Fruitman (Regional Competition Counsel/Senior Consultant) was recently quoted in an article ‘Cambodia finally passes competition law, but key details still to come’ published by MLex...

Kraisorn Rueangkul Speaks on Workforce Restructuring in Thailand
DFDL, October 2021
Cambodia

On 18 October 2021, Kraisorn Rueangkul (Partner) was invited by Tom Sorensen (Chairman, The Danish Management Society, Bangkok Branch) to deliver a presentation on ‘Workforce Restructuring in Thailand’ to members of the group...

Carey Implements New Measures to Promote Gender Equality
Carey, October 2021
Chile

Carey announced the extension of paternity leave for all fathers of newborn children for a period of up to 30 days, significantly longer than the five working days established by law. The measure seeks to encourage parental co-responsibility and contribute to balancing the roles of men and women in society...

Hanson Bridgett Partner Named to WSG Board of Directors
Hanson Bridgett LLP, October 2021
California, United States of America

October 20, 2021 (San Francisco, CA) – Hanson Bridgett LLP, an AmLaw 200 law firm for all of California, is pleased to announce that Matt Fisher, Partner, has been elected to the World Services Group (

Mike Krause Quoted in the Wall Street Journal About President Biden's Free Community College Plan
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, October 2021
Alabama, United States of America

[!Bradley senior advisor Mike Krause was quoted in the Wall Street Journal about President Biden’s free community college plan. Biden’s plan to provide two years of free community college is being sidelined amid negotiations to bring down the overall $3.5 trillion price tag of his social-policy package...

Webinar "Localizing the presence of IT companies"
ALRUD Law Firm, October 2021
Russia

On October 19, ALRUD Law Firm held a webinar “Localizing the presence of IT companies”. This summer, the so-called 'Landing Law' was adopted and came into force (i.e., Federal Law dated 01.07.2021 No. 236-FZ 'On the activities of foreign entities in the Information and Telecommunication Network 'Internet' in the Russian Federation')...

Shoosmiths crowned ‘Legal Provider of the Year’ again at the Motor Finance Europe Awards
Shoosmiths LLP, October 2021
England

Leading UK law firm Shoosmiths is celebrating after being crowned ‘Legal Provider of the Year’ at the Motor Finance Europe Awards for the second year running.The awards, which were held in Munich, Germany, followed the annual Motor Finance Conference and saw the great and the good from the motor finance world gather to celebrate leaders in the field...

Ann Fillingham Elected President of National Association of Bond Lawyers
Dykema, October 2021
Illinois, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that Lansing-based Member Ann Fillingham was appointed to serve as President of the National Association of Bond Lawyers (NABL). NABL promotes the integrity of the municipal market through the education of its members in the laws affecting state and municipal bonds...

Eric White Appointed as Assistant Leader of Dykema’s Corporate Finance Practice Group
Dykema, October 2021
Illinois, United States of America

Dykema, a leading national law firm, announced today that Dallas-based Member Eric White has been appointed to serve as assistant leader of the firm’s corporate finance practice group. In his practice, White counsels clients on business law matters involving mergers and acquisitions, lending, private equity investments, leveraged buy-outs, and subordinated debt investments...

Bradley Partner Jon H. Patterson Receives Firm's 2021 Diversity Leadership Award
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, October 2021
Alabama, United States of America

[!Bradley is pleased to announce that Jon H. Patterson, a partner in the firm’s Birmingham office, is the recipient of Bradley’s 2021 Diversity Leadership Award...

Award-Winning Federal Prosecutor Lindsay Gerdes Joins Dinsmore’s Litigation Department
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, October 2021
Kentucky, United States of America

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has welcomed former Assistant United States Attorney Lindsay Gerdes as a partner in its national commercial litigation group. She will practice from the firm’s Cincinnati office...

 

 


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