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United States: Dispute resolution

Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense

Cooley LLP

Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Bracewell LLP

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP

Baker McKenzie LLP

Boies Schiller Flexner LLP

McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Pepper Hamilton LLP

Loeb & Loeb LLP

Katten

Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Arnold & Porter

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Levine Lee LLP

Hueston Hennigan LLP

MoloLamken LLP

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Proskauer Rose LLP

Morrison & Foerster LLP

Goodwin

Katten

Cohen & Gresser LLP

King & Spalding LLP

Hogan Lovells US LLP

Baker Botts L.L.P.

McGuireWoods LLP

General commercial disputes

K&L Gates

McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Ropes & Gray LLP

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

Gibbs & Bruns LLP

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Cooley LLP

Baker Botts L.L.P.

Eversheds Sutherland

International arbitration

Arnold & Porter

Shearman & Sterling LLP

Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Chaffetz Lindsey LLP

Product liability, mass tort and class actions: toxic tort - defense

Greenberg Traurig LLP

Baker Botts L.L.P.

Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP

Latham & Watkins LLP

Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Securities litigation - defense

Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Katten

Arnold & Porter

King & Spalding LLP

Mayer Brown

Goodwin

Baker Botts L.L.P.

Winston & Strawn LLP

Cohen & Gresser LLP

DLA Piper LLP (US)

Morrison & Foerster LLP

Paul Hastings LLP

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

Vinson & Elkins LLP

Proskauer Rose LLP

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

United States: Finance

Financial services regulation

Ballard Spahr LLP

Structured finance: securitization

Arnold & Porter

Morrison & Foerster LLP

Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

DLA Piper LLP (US)

Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP

United States: Industry focus

Energy litigation: conventional power

Baker Botts L.L.P.

Jenner & Block LLP

Energy regulation: conventional power

K&L Gates

Winston & Strawn LLP

Hogan Lovells US LLP

Baker Botts L.L.P.

Bracewell LLP

Vinson & Elkins LLP

King & Spalding LLP

Latham & Watkins LLP

Eversheds Sutherland

Energy: renewable/alternative power

K&L Gates

Clifford Chance

McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Jones Day

Mayer Brown

King & Spalding LLP

Shearman & Sterling LLP

Energy: transactions: conventional power

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Eversheds Sutherland

Jones Day

McGuireWoods LLP

Shearman & Sterling LLP

Paul Hastings LLP

Baker McKenzie LLP

Winston & Strawn LLP

Environment: litigation

Katten

Bracewell LLP

Goodwin

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Vinson & Elkins LLP

Jones Day

Baker Botts L.L.P.

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Greenberg Traurig LLP

Environment: regulatory

Goodwin

King & Spalding LLP

Van Ness Feldman LLP

Baker McKenzie LLP

Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Katten

Paul Hastings LLP

Environment: transactional

O'Melveny & Myers LLP

Vinson & Elkins LLP

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

Bracewell LLP

White & Case LLP

Paul Hastings LLP

Proskauer Rose LLP

Healthcare: health insurers

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Jones Day

Hogan Lovells US LLP

Greenberg Traurig LLP

Healthcare: life sciences

Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Paul Hastings LLP

Proskauer Rose LLP

McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Mayer Brown

O'Melveny & Myers LLP

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Jones Day

Healthcare: service providers

Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Nixon Peabody LLP

Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Insurance: advice to insurers

O'Melveny & Myers LLP

Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP

Choate, Hall & Stewart

Insurance: non-contentious

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

DLA Piper LLP (US)

Clifford Chance

Transport: rail and road - regulation

Mayer Brown

Hogan Lovells US LLP

King & Spalding LLP

United States: Labor and employment

ERISA litigation

Jenner & Block LLP

Mayer Brown

Greenberg Traurig LLP

Jones Day

McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Baker McKenzie LLP

Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans: design

Jenner & Block LLP

Venable LLP

Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP

Eversheds Sutherland

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

K&L Gates

Baker & Hostetler LLP

DLA Piper LLP (US)

Sullivan & Worcester LLP

Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans: transactional

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Bracewell LLP

Mayer Brown

Baker Botts L.L.P.

Goodwin

Paul Hastings LLP

Vedder Price

DLA Piper LLP (US)

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Immigration

Baker McKenzie LLP

Hogan Lovells US LLP

Laura Devine Attorneys LLC

McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions): defense

Winston & Strawn LLP

Greenberg Traurig LLP

Mayer Brown

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Workplace and employment counseling

Jones Day

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

United States: M&A/corporate and commercial

M&A: middle-market ($500m-999m)

Jenner & Block LLP

Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

Venture capital and emerging companies

Choate, Hall & Stewart

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP

McDermott Will & Emery LLP

United States: Media, technology and telecoms

Fintech

K&L Gates

Ropes & Gray LLP

Sullivan & Worcester LLP

Media and entertainment: litigation

Proskauer Rose LLP

Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Katten

Outsourcing

Venable LLP

Eversheds Sutherland

Hogan Lovells US LLP

Wiggin and Dana LLP

Morrison & Foerster LLP

Proskauer Rose LLP

White & Case LLP

Technology transactions

Paul Hastings LLP

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

White & Case LLP

Proskauer Rose LLP

Baker McKenzie LLP

McGuireWoods LLP

Telecoms and broadcast: regulatory

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Cooley LLP

Paul Hastings LLP

Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Arnold & Porter

Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Jones Day

Telecoms and broadcast: transactional

Jenner & Block LLP

Cooley LLP

Milbank

Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP


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  • Legal aspects of documenting shipping finance transactions in the United Arab Emirates

    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is strategically placed between Europe and the Far East. The UAE has been ranked among the top 15 maritime nations by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and the UAE Government is working on plans to transform the shipping industry into one of the country’s major economic sectors.
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  • CommuniquĂ© on Equity Crowdfunding Is Officially Published

    By way of background, in January 2019, the Capital Markets Board (“ CMB ”) had issued an announcement on its website on the Draft CommuniquĂ© on Equity Crowdfunding [1] . The CMB has now officially published the CommuniquĂ© on Crowdfunding No. III-35/A (“ CommuniquĂ© ”), on October 3, 2019. The CommuniquĂ© entered into force as of October 3, 2019.
  • Beneficial Ownership Concept new interpretation from the Russian federal tax service

    The recent interpretative letter issued by the Russian Federal Tax Services (“FTS”) on 08th August 2019, has provided further guidance as to the application of the Beneficial Ownership Concept, further to the letter initially provided on the 12th of April 2018 which adopted a strict approach of the concept. 
  • Cyprus and Netherlands Double Tax Treaty Update

    Cyprus has concluded the negotiations for the avoidance of double taxation with the Netherlands. The double tax treaty was agreed at technocratic level in Hague. It is expected to be signed by the end of 2019 or early in 2020.
  • Vacancy - Senior Corporate Lawyer

    The Senior Corporate Lawyer, who will be reporting to Partners, will be working with both the firm’s legal team as well as the financial services team. The successful candidate will be requested to show initiative, take on certain responsibilities within the firm, work in a multinational environment and will immediately be given the opportunity to further advance their career within the law firm.
  • CJEU RULED ON THE APPLICATION OF THE BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP CONCEPT

    The judgment of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) on February 26, 2019, in the “Danish Beneficial Ownership Cases”, can be perceived as a landmark on the interpretation of the Beneficial Ownership concept under the Interest and Royalties Directive (IRD) and the Parent-Subsidiary Directive (PSD).
  • Court of Justice rules on source of income for Derivative Residence applications

    On 2 October 2019, the Court of Justice delivered its judgment in Bajratari v Secretary of State for the Home Department (Directive 2004/38/EC) Case C-93/18 which concerns Chen applications and the source of funds for self-sufficiency. 
  • End of the ‘centre of life test’ in Surinder Singh cases?

    In the recent case of  ZA (Reg 9. EEA Regs; abuse of rights) Afghanistan   [2019] UKUT 281 (IAC ), the Upper Tribunal found that there is no basis in EU law for the centre of life test, as set out in Regulation 9(3)(a) of the Immigration (European Economic Area) Regulations 2016 (the “Regulations”). It further found that it is not to be applied when Judges assess  Surinder Singh  cases that appear before them.
  • ITALIAN RULES ON JOINT VENTURES IN PUBLIC PROCUREMENT AND CONCESSIONS

    Italian rules on jointventures concerning public procurement and concession contracts are set out inlight of the European legal framework provided for in Directive 2014/23/EU and 2014/24/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council. The European rules aim to ensurethe best use of public money so that EU citizens benefit from strategicinvestments and services at fair prices. In this context, public procurementand concessions represent key instruments that need to be regulated and standardisedin order to ensure free movement of goods, freedom of establishment and freedomto provide services.
  • Terms of employment as a sole representative

    In this article we examine the working arrangements of sole representatives, looking at the terms and conditions of employment that the Home Office will expect a sole representative to have in order to qualify as a representative of an overseas business.  
  • Can Sole Representatives Be Shareholders?

    The Immigration Rules require that an applicant for a  sole representative visa  is not “a  majority shareholder in the overseas business”.