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This page is dedicated to keeping readers informed of the latest news and thought leadership articles from law firms across the globe.

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Legal Developments Worldwide

BĂ€r & Karrer Advised the Canton of Geneva on Green Bond Issuance

December 2019 - Finance. Legal Developments by BÄR & KARRER LTD..

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On 28 November 2019 the Canton of Geneva issued green bonds listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange in an aggregate amount of CHF 660 million. The issuance was made according to the Green Bond Principles published by the International Capital Market Association, and divided into three respective tranches of CHF 175 million with a maturity in 2028, CHF 200 million with a maturity in 2039 and CHF 285 million with a maturity in 2032.

BĂ€r & Karrer Advised Jacobs Holding on the Placement of Barry Callebaut Shares

December 2019 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by BÄR & KARRER LTD..

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Jacobs Holding AG successfully placed 550,000 shares (approx. 10%) in Barry Callebaut AG by way of an accelerated bookbuilding process and a simultaneous private placement. Jacobs Holding thus diversified its portfolio while remaining Barry Callebaut's reference shareholder with a stake of approximately 40%. Jacobs Holding is an investment company founded by entrepreneur Klaus J. Jacobs. The only economic beneficiary of Jacobs Holding is the Jacobs Foundation, one of the world's leading charitable foundations for the promotion of development opportunities for children and young people.

Long Residence ILR: Section 3C & Paragraph 39E

November 2019 - Immigration. Legal Developments by Richmond Chambers.

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This is the third post in a series of blogs regarding recent developments in case law on overstaying and applying for settlement, also known as indefinite leave to remain (‘ILR’), on the basis of 10 years long residence. The first and second post, provided an in-depth exploration of the recent cases on the interpretation of 10 years of continuous lawful residence.

Why has my UK visit visa been refused?

November 2019 - Immigration. Legal Developments by Richmond Chambers.

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In this article we look at the most common reasons for refusal of a UK visit visa application.

Tier 2 General Change of Employment FAQs

November 2019 - Immigration. Legal Developments by Richmond Chambers.

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Under the Immigration Rules, there are different requirements if you plan to change employment while on a Tier 2 (General) visa. We have prepared answers to a selection of questions frequently asked by Tier 2 (General) migrants when changing employment. 

British Citizenship: The Citizenship Ceremony

November 2019 - Immigration. Legal Developments by Richmond Chambers.

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If an individual is over 18 and has made a successful application to become a British citizen, they will be required to attend a citizenship ceremony. The individual is required to attend a ceremony by law.

Open a branch of your business in the UK with the Sole Rep Visa

November 2019 - Immigration. Legal Developments by Gulbenkian Andonian Solicitors.

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Starting a branch of your business in the UK could be one of the best moves you make in terms of your exposure in a new but very developed market. This is because the United Kingdom is today the worlds 5th largest economy and has a population of 65 million people.

AVELLUM advises MHP on USD350 million Eurobond issue

November 2019 - Finance. Legal Developments by Avellum.

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AVELLUM acted as the Ukrainian legal counsel to MHP Lux S.A. (“MHP”) on USD350 million offering of 6.250% notes due 2029 (“Notes”). The transaction was structured as an offering of the Notes guaranteed on a senior basis by MHP SE and certain of its Ukrainian and Cypriot subsidiaries.

AVELLUM advised Metinvest on dual-currency Eurobond issue and tender offer

November 2019 - Finance. Legal Developments by Avellum.

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AVELLUM acted as the Ukrainian legal counsel to Metinvest B.V. on: