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YOU CAN RUN BUT YOU CANNOT HIDE by Eakin McCaffery Cox Lawyers

27 April 2023
Westpac Banking Corporation: Application of Zheng [2023] NSWSC 147 The Supreme Court of NSW has ordered payment to be made in favour of a creditor, despite failure to locate the debtor. Accordingly, debts held in Australia cannot be avoided by leaving the jurisdiction or making yourself difficult to locate. On 27 February 2023, Robb J […] Read More

Breaches of freezing order and payment of substantial dividends relevant to whether stay of enforcement ordered by Eakin McCaffery Cox Lawyers

27 April 2023
In January this year we reported on the decision of Stevenson J in Fitz Jersey Pty Limited v. AtlasConstruction Group Pty Limited (in liquidation) & Ors[2021] NSWSC 1692 in which the Court held that: an amount received by Atlas pursuant to an adjudication determination under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 1999(NSW) […] Read More

The Legal 500 2023 – GHR Rechtsanwälte AG again featured in The Legal 500’s Swiss rankings

21 April 2023
GHR Rechtsanwälte has again been recognized as a leading Swiss law firm for Capital markets in The Legal 500 EMEA 2023 rankings. Partners Marc Grüninger and Markus Brülhart are recommended in their areas of expertise. ‘Boutique firm GHR Rechtsanwälte advises fund managers, financial institutions and securities dealers on a range of issues, including regulatory, contractual […] Read More

Christopher Caplinger Earns Business Bankruptcy Law Specialization Certification by Lugenbuhl, Wheaton, Peck, Rankin & Hubbard

14 April 2023
NEW ORLEANS – Lugenbuhl, Wheaton, Peck, Rankin & Hubbard, a leading law firm in Louisiana, is proud to announce that Christopher T. Caplinger, a shareholder in the firm’s New Orleans office, has been certified as a specialist in business bankruptcy law by the Louisiana Board of Legal Specialization. The certification of Caplinger is a testament to […] Read More

Gallagher & Kennedy Welcomes Kyle Geiger to its Litigation Department

13 April 2023
KYLE T. GEIGER JOINS GALLAGHER & KENNEDY’S LITIGATION TEAM PHOENIX, Ariz. and Santa Fe, NM (April 12, 2023) – Gallagher & Kennedy is pleased to welcome Kyle T.Geiger to its litigation department. Joining G&K as an of counsel attorney, Kyle Geiger brings 14 years of civil and commercial litigation experience representing individual and corporate clients […] Read More

Employment Law Updates by King Stubb & Kasiva, Advocates & Attorneys

12 April 2023


11 April 2023
Notable cases in 2022 and Q1 2023 March 23, 2023   On behalf of Herman, Henry & Dominic, we are grateful for the opportunities to serve our diverse clientele and contribute to their success. We are pleased to present a summary of some significant deals we have been involved in 2022 and Q1 2023, showcasing […] Read More

GHR Energy Law Quarterly – March/April 2023

06 April 2023
The association for own consumption – or how the return to basic power supply succeeds A few months ago, the Swiss Federal Electricity Commission (ElCom) had to deal with the question of whether the formation of an association for own consumption (Zusammenschluss zum Eigenverbrauch or ZEV) would allow a return to the basic supply for […] Read More

Where should you sue? Busting myths about jurisdictional clauses in commercial contracts by King Stubb & Kasiva, Advocates & Attorneys

05 April 2023
Where should you sue? Busting myths about jurisdictional clauses in commercial contracts A recent judgement of the Hon’ble High Court of Delhi passed on 3rd March 2023 [Manmohan Kapani v. Kapani Resorts Pvt. Ltd. and Ors.] denotes the continuing conundrum about the ambiguities associated with determining the court wherein an application under the Arbitration and […] Read More

Exploring the Prospects of AI and Data Analysis in Revolutionizing the Indian Judicial System by King Stubb & Kasiva, Advocates & Attorneys

03 April 2023
Technology is evolving at a great pace and considering the rate of such evolution, there is a rapidly growing consensus that Artificial Intelligence (AI) can revolutionise human existence across spheres in an unprecedented manner. AI is modifying several sectors of our life, but can it be made a unique and innovative tool for navigating the […] Read More

Kim Poh Ng joins Tay & Partners

27 March 2023
KUALA LUMPUR (March 27, 2023) – Tay & Partners is pleased to announce that Kim Poh Ng will be joining them as one of their Intellectual Property (IP) partners effective immediately. Prior to joining Tay & Partners, Ng practised at a prominent law firm with international affiliations as a Partner in its Intellectual Property, Sports […] Read More

Client Guide – The Register of Overseas Entities by Howard Kennedy LLP

20 March 2023
Howard Kennedy LLP has produced a Client Guide giving an overview of the Register of Overseas Entities at Companies House. The Register of Overseas Entities was established under the UK Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Act 2022, which received Royal Assent on 15 March 2022 after being fast-tracked through the UK Parliament. This Client Guide […] Read More

GESSEL | POLAND | M&A Yearbook 2022

08 March 2023
In 2022 GESSEL had advised on 30 transactions worth more than PLN 3 billion. Their lawyers worked with great dedication to provide strategic advice and support during each transaction, from due diligence to the post-merger integration process. GESSEL has taken the most interesting transactions in the publication ‘M&A Yearbook 2022’. Click here to view the […] Read More

Top Philippine energy lawyers join DivinaLaw

08 March 2023
DivinaLaw recently welcomed top Philippine energy lawyers Atty. Jose M. Layug, Jr. and Atty. Richie Avigale R. Pilares as senior partners of the Firm. Atty. Layug served as Undersecretary of the Department of Energy from 2010 to 2012 where he headed the Renewable Energy Management Bureau, Energy Resources Development Bureau, Energy Utilization Management Bureau, Oil […] Read More

Lacaz Martins, Pereira Neto, Gurevich & Schoueri Advogados is recognized by Chambers Global 2023

23 February 2023
The firm was recognized by the international guide Chambers Global 2023 for its outstanding performance in the areas Tax Litigation (Highly Recommended – Band 1) and Tax Non-contentious (The Elite – Band 3) practices. Partners Ricardo Lacaz Martins, Luís Eduardo Schoueri and Daniel Vitor Bellan were also recognized for their work in the tax practice. […] Read More

AYR – Amar Reiter Jeanne Shochatovitch & Co. was recognized by the prestigious ‘Chambers and Partners’ ranking guide as a leading law firm

21 February 2023
The prestigious ‘Chambers and Partners’ ranking guide ranked AYR – Amar Reiter Jeanne Shochatovitch & Co. in their practices. Click here to view the ranking list. Click here to learn more about our Tel Avi, Israel member firm AYR – Amar Reiter Jeanne Shochatovitch & Co. Read More

Timothy S. Wachter, is an appointed Commissioner and Executive Committee Member of America 250PA by Knox McLaughlin Gornall & Sennett, P.C.

07 February 2023
Timothy S. Wachter, Shareholder, is an appointed Commissioner and Executive Committee Member of America 250PA. America250PA, or the Pennsylvania Commission for the United States Semiquincentennial, “was established by the legislature and Governor in 2018 to plan, encourage, develop and coordinate the commemoration of the 250th anniversary of the founding of the United States, Pennsylvania’s integral […] Read More

G&K PRESS RELEASE: Gallagher & Kennedy Welcomes Back Land Use Attorney Rodney Q. Jarvis

01 February 2023
RODNEY Q. JARVIS JOINS GALLAGHER & KENNEDY’S REAL ESTATE TEAM January 31, 2023 For Immediate Release PHOENIX, Ariz. and Santa Fe, NM (January 31, 2023) – Gallagher & Kennedy is pleased to welcome back land use attorney Rodney Q. Jarvis to its real estate department. Rod has dedicated his 37-year legal practice to representing residential, commercial, and industrial developers throughout […] Read More

15 TOP CONCERNS FOR EMPLOYERS IN 2023 by Ceca Magán Abogados SLP

01 February 2023
INCREASE OF SOCIAL SECURITY COSTS a) The Maximum Pensionable Salary is Increased The maximum social security contribution base (which is the amount of the salary on which the Social Security contribution rates for employers are applied) gets to € 4,495.50 (x 12 months), which is equivalent to an increase of 7.92% with respect to that […] Read More

Winners Continues Its Top Ranking on Chambers and a New Partner Ranked

01 February 2023
Chambers Ranking 2023: Winners Maintained Band 1 and Mr. Fan Made his Debut Chambers & Partners, the leading international legal rating agency released the latest ranking of Greater China Region on January 13, 2023. Winners Law Firm maintains Band 1 in “Corporate/Commercial: Tianjin (PRC Firm)” as well as Band 1 in “Environment PRC Firm)”. Mr. Haibo […] Read More

Marc Grüninger among WWL Who’s Who Legal’s Global Elite 2023 Thought Leaders

25 January 2023
GHR Rechtsanwälte partner Marc Grüninger was selected as one of the world’s highest-ranked lawyers in the 2023 edition of WWL Who’s Who Legal Thought Leaders Global Elite. For the fifth consecutive year, he has been recognized as a leading practitioner in the energy sector (Energy – Power/Electricity and Oil & Gas, Switzerland). Published annually, the […] Read More

Client Update by AYR – Amar Reiter Jeanne Shochatovitch & Co.

17 January 2023
Click here to learn more about our Tel Aviv, Israel member firm AYR – Amar Reiter Jeanne Shochatovitch & Co. Read More

Gallagher & Kennedy Announces its Newest Shareholder, Dominick San Angelo

10 January 2023
PHOENIX, Ariz. (January 10, 2023) – Gallagher & Kennedy is pleased to announce that Dominick San Angelo has been elected the firm’s newest shareholder, effective January 1, 2023. Dom joined G&K’s business law and transaction group in 2016 after graduating from law school. A corporate transactional attorney, he represents business owners, investors, and franchisees/franchisors in […] Read More


22 December 2022
CURTIS J. ONISHENKO, PARTNER OF SASKATOON LAW MEMBER, MCKERCHER LLP HONOURED WITH KING’S COUNSEL APPOINTMENT December 19, 2022 Saskatoon lawyer and partner, Curtis J. Onishenko, joins the honoured list of King’s Counsel appointments.  Justice Minister and Attorney General Bronwyn Eyre announced December 19, 2022 several appointments, Curtis being one of them.  This is also the first […] Read More

Jennifer Young, Managing Partner at Ledingham Chalmers, will become Chair in the new year

20 December 2022
CBI SCOTLAND UNVEILS NEW ALL-WOMAN SENIOR LEADERSHIP TEAM CBI Scotland is to have an all-woman senior leadership team for the first time. Vice Chair Jennifer Young, Managing Partner at Scottish full-service legal firm Ledingham Chalmers, will become Chair in the new year. She will take over the role from Keith Anderson, the Chief Executive of […] Read More

Lawyers Associated Worldwide Elects Chair and Vice Chair

05 December 2022
Fort Collins, Colorado, USA – Lawyers Associated Worldwide (LAW) is pleased to announce its membership has elected Australian lawyer Leon Loganathan to serve as Chairman of the international legal network. Members have also chosen Canadian lawyer Celso Boscariol to lead as Vice Chairman. Both were selected to two-year terms at the 2022 Annual General Meeting […] Read More

GHR advised CEMEX on its new €500 million unsecured sustainability-linked Term Loan

29 November 2022
GHR Rechtsanwälte acted for CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: CX) in connection with its new €500 million 3-year unsecured sustainability-linked Term Loan. The transaction successfully closed in October 2022. The new Term Loan, which is denominated exclusively in Euros, has nearly identical terms and conditions to those in the U.S.$ 3.25 billion Credit Agreement dated […] Read More

The Honourable Richard B.T. Goepel, K.C. Joins Watson Goepel

22 September 2022
PRESS RELEASE VANCOUVER, BC , Sept. 22, 2022 /CNW/ – Watson Goepel LLP (“Watson Goepel” or the “Firm”), is pleased to announce that the Hon. Richard B.T. Goepel, K.C. has joined the Firm as Senior Counsel effective September 7, 2022. Mr. Goepel returns to Watson Goepel following his retirement from the BC Court of Appeal. He brings a wealth of […] Read More

Ulmer Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2023 Report

22 August 2022
Sixty-Seven Attorneys Honored, 24 Named Ones to Watch, Three Named “Lawyer of the Year” August 18, 2022 – Ulmer & Berne LLP is pleased to share that 67 Ulmer attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. In addition, 24 Ulmer attorneys were recognized as Best Lawyers: Ones to […] Read More

Winners Law Firm ranking by IFLR1000 China Awards

19 August 2022
IFLR1000 is delighted to announce the winners for the third annual IFLR1000 China Awards. The awards celebrate the most innovative deals and the best-performing law firms and lawyers across China in 2021 and highlight where firms and lawyers performed exceptionally both provincially and nationally. The awards shortlists are the culmination of six months’ research, analysing […] Read More

Press Release – 118 SKO Attorneys Named to “2023 U.S. News Best Lawyers® in America”

18 August 2022
PRESS RELEASE 118 SKO Attorneys Named to “2023 U.S. News Best Lawyers® in America” LOUISVILLE, KY. – Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC (SKO) is pleased to announce that 118 of its attorneys have been named to the 2023 U.S. News Best Lawyers® in America. In total, 100 SKO attorneys were named to “Best Lawyers” and 18 were […] Read More

BUSTAMANTE FABARA has been recognized by Chambers Global 2022

08 July 2022
BUSTAMANTE FABARA was awarded in three categories: Corporate/Commercial – Band 1 Intellectual Property – Band 2 Banking and Finance – Band 3             María Rosa Fabara V Corporate/Commercial Intellectual Property             Juan Carlos Bustamante Corporate/Commercial             José Rafael Bustamante E. […] Read More

Marc Grüninger recommended by Best Lawyers Switzerland 2023 for M&A

05 July 2022
GHR Rechtsanwälte partner Marc Grüninger has again been recognized by his peers among Switzerland’s best lawyers for Mergers and Acquisition Law and has been selected for inclusion in the 13th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Switzerland. Recognition by Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer review and the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about […] Read More

Blenheim advises Bob Eco Limited in $100 million in private coin offering

22 June 2022
Blenheim is proud to have advised its client Bob Eco Limited (Bob Eco | Bobcoin) and assisted with its conclusion of a US$100 million private coin offering to the $3.4 billion New York-based private alternative investment group The Global Emerging Markets Group (GEM), who was advised by Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP. Bob Eco will use […] Read More

Press Release – LERINS & BCW becomes LERINS

09 June 2022
LERINS & BCW becomes LERINS 5 years after the merger of BCW & Associés and Lerins Jobard Chemla which led to the new firm LERINS & BCW, the firm changes its look and reveals its new identity under the name LERINS. This new identity reflects the perfect combination of cultures of the founding firms, which […] Read More

GHR Elects Stephan A. Hofer as New Partner

11 May 2022
GHR Rechtsanwälte is pleased to announce the election of Stephan A. Hofer to the firm’s partnership which became effective April 1, 2022. Stephan A. Hofer joined GHR Rechtsanwälte in 2016 and specializes in corporate, contract and capital markets law. He regularly advises local and international clients on corporate formation and start-up matters as well as […] Read More

Winners Law Firm Merged Another Law Firm & 10 Young Lawyers Were Promoted to Partners

18 April 2022
Winners Law Firm, the member of LAW in Tianjin, China has ushered in two major events in March 2022. On March 22, Winners Law Firm and Tianjin Mingzhou Law Firm signed a merger agreement to bring the 29-year-old boutique law firm into Winners. Three lawyers and an assistant from Mingzhou joined Winners. This is the […] Read More

GHR advises ZF on the acquisition of Nitto Denko Corporation’s specialized adhesive films technology for side curtain airbags

02 February 2022
GHR Rechtsanwälte AG acted for ZF Friedrichshafen AG (ZF) in an asset deal for the acquisition of the specialized adhesive films technology for side curtain airbags from Nitto Denko Corporation and Nitto Switzerland AG. Nitto Denko Corporation is engaged in the manufacture and sale of adhesives, optical films, semiconductors, electronic devices and consumer products. Nitto […] Read More

GHR advises CEMEX on the acquisition of a stake in SYNHELION

28 January 2022
GHR Rechtsanwälte acted for CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: CX) and CEMEX Ventures (CEMEX’s corporate venture capital unit) in connection with their investment in SYNHELION SA, Lugano, Switzerland (SYNHELION), a global pioneer company in the field of sustainable solar fuels that are climate-friendly substitute to fossil fuels, enabling a carbon-free manufacturing process. This investment, which […] Read More

Winners Law Firm ranking by Chambers and Partner

27 January 2022
Chambers & Partners 2022 Law Firm and Lawyer Rankings Announced Winners maintains its Band 1 status in the fields of Corporate/commercial and Environment laws / Attorney Li Hongnan is newly listed in the Environment field as Associates to watch Chambers & Partner, a world-renowned law firm and lawyer evaluation ranking agency, recently announced the list […] Read More

GHR advises ZF on the acquisition of a stake in embotech AG

26 January 2022
GHR Rechtsanwälte AG advised ZF CV Systems Global GmbH, a subsidiary of ZF Friedrichshafen AG (ZF), on the acquisition of a stake in embotech AG, Zurich, (embotech), a leading developer of soft-ware for autonomous driving and robotics. ZF acquired a 25 percent share in embotech AGthus entering into a strategic partnership with the Swiss company. […] Read More

Procopé & Hornborg advised Ensto Oy on its acquisition of the majority of shares in Arcteq Relays Oy

03 January 2022
Procopé & Hornborg advised Ensto Oy on its acquisition of the majority of shares in Arcteq Relays Oy. Arcteq Relays designs, manufactures and sells protection relays, arc flash protection systems and measuring and monitoring equipment for electrical utility. Arcteq’s products are crucial in controlling reliability of electricity networks. In 2020 the company had a turnover […] Read More

Blenheim (Amsterdam) Appoints Three New Partners

21 December 2021
Blenheim is proud to announce the appointment of Teun Blom, Rachelle Mourits, and Martyn Schellekens as partners as of 1 January 2022. All three lawyers have been with Blenheim for some time and have successfully grown into the role of managing associate over the past two years. They are now ready to take the next […] Read More


16 December 2021
Fort Collins, Colorado, USA (16 December 2021) – Lawyers Associated Worldwide (LAW) has appointed Clive Hendricks of Marais Müller Hendricks Incorporated, located in Cape Town, South Africa, to the position of Regional Representative in the Europe, Africa, and Middle East (EAME) Region to fill a vacancy created by Jennifer Young’s election to Secretary of the […] Read More

GHR advised CEMEX on the repayment of its 2017 Facilities and its new U.S.$3.25 billion Credit Agreement

10 December 2021
GHR Rechtsanwälte represented CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: CX) in the repayment of its loans under its 2017 facilities agreement and in connection with CEMEX’s new U.S.$3.25 billion syndicated unsecured credit agreement with an ESG component. The transaction closed November 8, 2021. The new credit agreement consists of a U.S.$1.5 billion, five-year amortizing term loan […] Read More


10 November 2021
LAWYERS ASSOCIATED WORLDWIDE RE-ELECTS TREASURER & ELECTS SECRETARY International Legal Network Elects Officers Fort Collins, Colorado, USA (10 November 2021) – Lawyers Associated Worldwide (LAW) re-elected Danish lawyer Anders Stoltenberg to a second two-year term as treasurer and Scottish lawyer Jennifer Young to her first two-year term as secretary of the Executive Committee for the international […] Read More

Carlyle acquires majority stake in CSS AG from seller advised by Esche Schümann Commichau

03 November 2021
PRESS RELEASE Hamburg, 03. November 2021 Carlyle acquires majority stake in CSS AG The international investment company Carlyle acquires a majority stake in the German company CSS. ESCHE advised the majority shareholder Michael Friemel on the sale of the shares. CSS AG is a leading German provider of business software with a focus on accounting, […] Read More


03 November 2021
The commercial team at Eakin McCaffery Cox has recently completed the successful sale for a client of their shareholding in a Sentry Medical Pty Ltd, a major supplier in the medical consumables industry to the publically listed EBOS Group Ltd. The sale was of multi-million dollar value with earn-outs to follow. Fuller detail of the […] Read More

ESCHE advises The Social Chain AG on acquisition of DS Group

02 November 2021
PRESS RELEASE Hamburg,21. Oktober 2021 ESCHE advises The Social Chain AG on acquisition of DS Group THE SOCIAL CHAIN AG acquires all shares in DS Holding GmbH via a subsidiary. ESCHE advises THE SOCIAL CHAIN AG on the acquisition. Esche Schümann Commichau advises THE SOCIAL CHAIN AG on the acquisition of all shares in DS […] Read More

The return of RMDs COVID-19-related suspension of RMDs is a thing of the past – Insight on Estate Planning by Stokes Lawrence, P.S.

05 October 2021
The return of RMDs: COVID-19-related suspension of RMDs is a thing of the past. The temporary reprieve is over. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Congress suspended the rules for required minimum distributions (RMDs) in 2020, including inherited accounts. But the rules have been restored for the 2021 tax year. Essentially, participants in qualified plans and […] Read More