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United States: Dispute resolution

Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense

Boies Schiller Flexner LLP

McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Katten

Loeb & Loeb LLP

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Baker McKenzie LLP

Bracewell LLP

Pepper Hamilton LLP

Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP

Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Cooley LLP

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton

Arnold & Porter

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Baker Botts L.L.P.

Proskauer Rose LLP

MoloLamken LLP

Cohen & Gresser LLP

Katten

Hogan Lovells US LLP

Goodwin

Morrison & Foerster LLP

King & Spalding LLP

McGuireWoods LLP

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Hueston Hennigan LLP

Levine Lee LLP

Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP

General commercial disputes

Eversheds Sutherland

McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Gibbs & Bruns LLP

Baker Botts L.L.P.

Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

K&L Gates

Ropes & Gray LLP

Cooley LLP

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

International arbitration

Arnold & Porter

Shearman & Sterling LLP

Chaffetz Lindsey LLP

Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

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

Latham & Watkins LLP

McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Baker Botts L.L.P.

Greenberg Traurig LLP

Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Securities litigation - defense

Vinson & Elkins LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP

DLA Piper LLP (US)

Goodwin

King & Spalding LLP

Baker Botts L.L.P.

Katten

Mayer Brown

Winston & Strawn LLP

Arnold & Porter

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Morrison & Foerster LLP

Paul Hastings LLP

Cohen & Gresser LLP

Proskauer Rose LLP

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

United States: Finance

Financial services regulation

Ballard Spahr LLP

Structured finance: securitization

Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP

Morrison & Foerster LLP

DLA Piper LLP (US)

Arnold & Porter

United States: Industry focus

Energy litigation: conventional power

Jenner & Block LLP

Baker Botts L.L.P.

Energy regulation: conventional power

Baker Botts L.L.P.

King & Spalding LLP

Latham & Watkins LLP

Winston & Strawn LLP

K&L Gates

Hogan Lovells US LLP

Bracewell LLP

Vinson & Elkins LLP

Eversheds Sutherland

Energy: renewable/alternative power

King & Spalding LLP

Shearman & Sterling LLP

Mayer Brown

Jones Day

K&L Gates

McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Clifford Chance

Energy: transactions: conventional power

Winston & Strawn LLP

Eversheds Sutherland

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Paul Hastings LLP

Baker McKenzie LLP

McGuireWoods LLP

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Shearman & Sterling LLP

Jones Day

Environment: litigation

Greenberg Traurig LLP

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Katten

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Goodwin

Vinson & Elkins LLP

Jones Day

Baker Botts L.L.P.

Bracewell LLP

Environment: regulatory

Goodwin

King & Spalding LLP

Katten

Baker McKenzie LLP

Van Ness Feldman LLP

Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Paul Hastings LLP

Environment: transactional

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

Bracewell LLP

Paul Hastings LLP

Proskauer Rose LLP

Vinson & Elkins LLP

O'Melveny & Myers LLP

White & Case LLP

Healthcare: health insurers

Jones Day

Hogan Lovells US LLP

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Greenberg Traurig LLP

Healthcare: life sciences

Jones Day

O'Melveny & Myers LLP

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Proskauer Rose LLP

Paul Hastings LLP

Mayer Brown

McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Healthcare: service providers

Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Nixon Peabody LLP

Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Insurance: advice to insurers

O'Melveny & Myers LLP

Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Choate, Hall & Stewart

Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP

Insurance: non-contentious

DLA Piper LLP (US)

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Clifford Chance

Transport: rail and road - regulation

King & Spalding LLP

Hogan Lovells US LLP

Mayer Brown

United States: Labor and employment

ERISA litigation

Jones Day

McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Greenberg Traurig LLP

Jenner & Block LLP

Mayer Brown

Baker McKenzie LLP

Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans: design

Baker & Hostetler LLP

Venable LLP

Eversheds Sutherland

K&L Gates

DLA Piper LLP (US)

Sullivan & Worcester LLP

Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Jenner & Block LLP

Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans: transactional

Vedder Price

Paul Hastings LLP

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Baker Botts L.L.P.

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

DLA Piper LLP (US)

Mayer Brown

Goodwin

Bracewell LLP

Immigration

Hogan Lovells US LLP

Baker McKenzie LLP

McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Laura Devine Attorneys LLC

Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions): defense

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Winston & Strawn LLP

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Greenberg Traurig LLP

Mayer Brown

Workplace and employment counseling

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Jones Day

United States: M&A/corporate and commercial

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

Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

Jenner & Block LLP

Venture capital and emerging companies

McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP

Choate, Hall & Stewart

United States: Media, technology and telecoms

Fintech

K&L Gates

Sullivan & Worcester LLP

Ropes & Gray LLP

Media and entertainment: litigation

Proskauer Rose LLP

Katten

Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Outsourcing

Eversheds Sutherland

Morrison & Foerster LLP

White & Case LLP

Hogan Lovells US LLP

Venable LLP

Proskauer Rose LLP

Wiggin and Dana LLP

Technology transactions

White & Case LLP

Baker McKenzie LLP

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

McGuireWoods LLP

Proskauer Rose LLP

Paul Hastings LLP

Telecoms and broadcast: regulatory

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Paul Hastings LLP

Cooley LLP

Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Jones Day

Arnold & Porter

Telecoms and broadcast: transactional

Jenner & Block LLP

Milbank

Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP

Cooley 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”.