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With reference to the sale of IMCL Holdings Limited to Unifeeder A/S, which is a 100% subsidiary of Montagu Private Equity Fund.
The Limassol office offers a comprehensive legal service to clients involved in international shipping transactions, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and public listings. The office specializes in corporate law as well as in commercial law contracts.
Veit Öhlberger is an expert in arbitration, contract and corporate law as well as in M&A. He first gained work experience at DORDA BRUGGER JORDIS while studying law and went on to join the firm as an associate after graduating. In 2008, he worked in Beijing at the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC) administrating cross-border arbitrations. After that, he gained more valuable knowledge of Chinese business law at the Beijing office of the internationally renowned business law firm Beiten Burkhardt. In April 2009, he returned to DORDA BRUGGER JORDIS.
Andreas W. Mayr and Jürgen Kittel, partners and M&A experts at DORDA BRUGGER JORDIS, advised Vienna Stock Exchange listed Best Water Technology Group (BWT) on the acquisition of the pharmaceutical water activities of listed company Christ Water Technology AG (CWT) as well as on the acquisition of a 49% stake in Zeta Group. Due to corporate governance reasons, the transaction has been voluntarily approved in both BWT's and CWT's annual shareholders' meetings.
Andreas W. Mayr and Christoph Brogyányi, partners and capital market experts at DORDA BRUGGER JORDIS, acted as Austrian underwriters' counsel for the joint bookrunners in Erste Group's EUR 1.74 billion capital increase. Mayr and Brogyányi advised Goldman Sachs International and J.P. Morgan, who acted as Joint Global Coordinators and Joint Bookrunners alongside Erste Group in this capital increase. DORDA BRUGGER JORDIS was also counsel to the co-lead managers Citi, Credit Suisse and UBS. This was one of the largest capital market transactions in Austria in 2009.
Bircham Dyson Bell (BDB) today announced Nick Maltby as partner, and Head of Major Projects (Commercial). Maltby joins from DLA Piper, where he was a partner in the Finance & Projects Group. He will work within BDB’s market-leading Major Projects Group and will focus on the commercial aspects of major projects – procurement, contracting and funding, including PPPs & PFIs.
Bircham Dyson Bell has acted for North Atlantic Value LLP (NAV) and Nastor Investments Limited on the £54.5 million recommended cash offer by Nastor Investments Limited for the entire issued share capital of Celsis International Plc, a company listed on the Official List of the UKLA. Celsis is a leading supplier of innovative life science products and laboratory services to the global pharmaceutical and consumer products industries, with a well regarded brand and strong sector expertise.
Bircham Dyson Bell recorded another first for the legal sector when it won the Supplier of the Year Award at the Light Rail Awards 2009. Leaders in the major projects sector, Bircham Dyson Bell won the award for their lead role in advising Nottingham City Council on their £400m plans to extend their Nottingham Express Transit tram system and on the development and implementation of their innovative funding proposal for the extensions – the Workplace Parking Levy (WPL).
The major projects team at Bircham Dyson Bell was delighted to receive the runner up Award for Excellence in Service Delivery for its work on the London Gateway project at the recent RFG Awards 2009 in Oxford on 15 September 2009.
Leading Midlands fraud and regulatory defence firm Cartwright King is launching a series of free legal clinics for local business people.
Business defence and crime specialist Cartwright King, which has offices in Nottingham, Derby, Leicester, Sheffield and Birmingham, has been named as the number one firm in the East Midlands and South Yorkshire for crime and fraud in the newly published 2009 edition of Legal 500.
Five members of staff at leading Midlands law firm Cartwright King are celebrating after completing their training at the firm and qualifying as solicitors.
Vieira de Almeida & Associados once again features prominently in the rankings organised by the “Dealogic Project Finance Review”, a magazine specialising in Project Finance operations.
VdA signs protocol of collaboration with Criamar, the Social Welfare Association set up by the Pesta
As part of its Pro Bono and Social Responsibility Programme, VdA has signed a Protocol of Collaboration with CRIAMAR – A Social Welfare Association for the Development and Support of Children and Young People. Dr. João Carlos Abreu, President of the Association, has expressed his satisfaction and appreciation to VdA for this initiative.
In the 2010 edition of the IFLR 1000 guide, VdA appears as Leading Firm in the areas of Banking and Project Finance. The firm is also distinguished by its work in the areas of Capital Markets and M&A areas.
Tiago Marreiros Moreira, partner in VdA’s Tax practice area, has been appointed Chair of the Tax Commission at the International Union of Lawyers, an organisation whose membership includes over 200 Bar Associations and several thousand lawyers from over 110 countries around the world.
Leading Midlands business and criminal defence firm Cartwright King has now also opened an office in Birmingham .
Leading Midlands law firm Cartwright King is expanding its mental health team in Nottingham to meet the growing demand for its specialist services.
Leading Midlands criminal and business defence specialists Cartwright King, who are top ranked in the region by Legal 500 and Chambers, are expanding their team in Leicester.
On November 30, 2009, UBS closed its second issuance under its Covered Bond Programme established in September 2009. EUR 1 bn of Covered Bonds with a 10 years maturity were issued by UBS AG, London Branch and are guar-anteed by UBS Hypotheken AG. The Covered Bonds issued under the Pro-gramme are indirectly backed by a portfolio of mortgages from UBS AG's do-mestic mortgage pool.
The partners at Osbornes are delighted to announce that from 1 January 2010 Lisa Pepper will join the partnership. Lisa specialises in all aspects of private ancillary relief and children work, as well as undertaking some cases on a public funding basis. Lisa is also a qualified Collaborative Lawyer. She was previously at Hughes Fowler Carruthers and Mishcon de Reya before joining Osbornes in 2006.
Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC, one of the leading law firms in Cyprus opens a new office in Athens, Greece. The office is located in the centre of Athens, opposite the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and just one minute walk from the House of Parliament.
Two new lawyers, Kevin Brady and Amy Richardson, have joined AFR Advocates.
NIRA, the Nuclear Industry Reinsurance Association, is behind the first mutual reinsurance company in Luxembourg. NIRA was advised by PricewaterhouseCoopers and the Wildgen law firm with regard to its establishment in Luxembourg.
With an international approach that has brought in a long list of major clients, Vilau & Mitel was awarded “Best Law Firm in Romania for IP legal work 2009” at “2009 International Legal Awards for Practice Excellence” held by Corporate INTL Magazine.
Ciaran O'Rorke, Head of Healthcare will speak at the Central Law Training Ireland Medical Negligence conference along with Dr Simon Mills, Desmond Ryan BL and Michael Boylan of Augustus Cullen Law.
Homburger continues to advise certain secured lenders represented by Deut-sche Bank acting as agent in connection with a facility granted to Nexis Fibers AG, a company in composition proceedings under Swiss bankruptcy law and recently renamed ExNex AG in Nachlassliquidation.
AstapovLawyers International Law Group promotes Senior Associate Mr. Eugene Blinov to coordinator of the Firm’s operations in Kazakhstan. This step comes as recognition of the input of Mr. Blinov in development of our practice in Central Asia.
AstapovLawyers successfully completes mediation of a major dispute related to delivery of equipment by Scandinavian Seller to the Buyer in Odessa, Ukraine. The piece of equipment delivered was aimed for usage as part of larger production facility in food processing industry.
AstapovLawyers International Law Group advises RODOVID BANK on a highly publicised transaction of transferring the deposits and selected assets of UKRPROMBANK to RODOVID.
AstapovLawyers International Law Group continues opening doors forprofessionals and hires five new attorneys due to continued expansion of itsCorporate and M&A and Dispute Resolution practices.
AstapovLawyers International Law Group congratulates its arbitrationteam with another string of victorious Awards in favour of its Clients. Thistime, good news are mainly coming from the commodity side and shipping.Industrywise recorded successes relate to traditional areas of our interestsuch as grains, metals and oil.
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Grette is ranked in many areas in the 2009 edition of the legal guide Legal500.
The case of collecting penalty payments from SG-Trans OJSC and issuing an order of specific performance of SG-Trans OGSC’s obligations
On December, 12 of 2006 The Arbitration court of Moscow passed a judgment to satisfy the request of the State corporation " Deposit Insurance Agency" to recognize the information, spread by an anonymous person on a dedicated banking web site in the "Forum" section, as not corresponding to reality and discrediting corporate business reputation. Since the access to this section is free for all Internet users, it was impossible to identify its author.
Partner in the Intellectual Property, Life Science and Litigation departments of ALTIUS, Christophe Ronse spoke at the fifth European Judges’ Forum 2009 that was held in Venice on 30-31 October 2009. This event was organised by the European Patent Academy in co-operation with the Intellectual Property Judges Association (IPJA) and the European Patent Lawyers Association (EPLAW). Mr Ronse will also speak at EPLAW's upcoming congress in Brussels on 20 November 2009.
ALTIUS is participating to the first edition of an anti-counterfeiting workshop that is organised for all public services in Begium that deal with counterfeiting, such as customs, national and local police, and economic inspection.
BETECH is the new reference ICT network in Belgium where technology professionals can meet, exchange views and share experiences regarding new ICT trends.
Under the aegis of International Trademark Association (INTA)
Mourant du Feu & Jeune, a leading offshore law firm, has relocated its London office to the former Stock Exchange building on Old Broad Street.
Homburger is representing SIX Group AG, which announced on November 12 its and Deutsche Börse AG's joint acquisition of Dow Jones & Company, Inc.'s one-third interest in STOXX Ltd., a leading provider of European and international market indices.
freenet AG today announced the signing of an agreement to sell all shares in STRATO AG and STRATO Rechenzentrum AG to Deutsche Telekom AG.
ISOLAS via The “Peter J Isola Charitable Foundation” has sponsored a philatelic cover to provide funds for RAF Gibraltar’s Benevolent Fund. The cover post-marked 19th September 2009 is to commemorate the RAF Station Gibraltar and the visit of the “Red Arrows” aerobatic flight team.
550 kms in five days for local charities
November 19, 2009. Cosmo Pharmaceuticals S.p.A. and BioXell S.p.A. announced their agreement on a tender offer by Cosmo for all the shares of BioXell for a mixed consideration in cash and new Cosmo shares, as well as options to put the Cosmo shares. The transaction is valued at CHF 41.3 million. Cosmo and BioXell are both Italian companies, listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange.
Minimax GmbH & Co. KG, a portfolio company of IK Investment Partners, and US-based Viking Group are combining their activities in the field of fire protection. The merger will create a global leader with a turnover of more than € 1 billion and some 6,000 employees.
On October 28, 2009, Deutsche Bank AG and the owners of Sal. Oppenheim jr. & Cie. S.C.A. concluded a framework agreement on the acquisition of 100 per cent of Sal. Oppenheim Group at a value of € 1 billion.
As a result of a public procurement, the municipality of Täby, north of Stockholm, contracted with Taxi 020 Specialbuss AB, for the transport of children, physically disabled and elderly, over at period of 2,5 years. Taxi 020 Specialbuss AB’s offer included a price list, according to which the minimum price for a transport was set at the price for one hour. Another document in the offer indicated that the minimum price for transports across a county border equaled 1,5 hours.