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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.

If your firm wishes to publish press releases or articles, please contact Shehab Khurshid on +44 (0) 207 396 5689 or shehab.khurshid@legalease.co.uk

 

WOLF THEISS IN COOPERATION WITH KRESTON BULMAR

October 2010. Press Releases by Wolf Theiss (view listing).

WOLF THEISS IN COOPERATION WITH KRESTON BULMAR HOSTS BUSINESS DISCUSSION ON THE IMPORTANCE OF TAX STRUCTURING IN TIMES OF ECONOMIC CRISIS

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WOLF THEISS AND THE AUSTRIAN EMBASSY IN BULGARIA HOST ROUNDTABLE ON BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES

October 2010. Press Releases by Wolf Theiss (view listing).

WOLF THEISS AND THE AUSTRIAN EMBASSY IN BULGARIA HOST ROUNDTABLE ON BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES IN AUSTRIA

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Erica Johansson new partner in Delphi's Banking and Finance Group

October 2010. Press Releases by Delphi (view listing).

Erica Johansson has joined Delphi as partner in the Banking and Finance Group. Erica Johansson previously worked at Mayer Brown International LLP in London and has also worked at Allen & Overy LLP in London for several years.

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Delphi hires real-estate specialist

October 2010. Press Releases by Delphi (view listing).

Property specialist Anders Hulegårdh has been recruited by Delphi’s Göteborg real-estate group.

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Advokatfirman Delphi recruits tax experts from KPMG

October 2010. Press Releases by Delphi (view listing).

Mikael Knutsson, senior tax manager and Johan Kristoffersson, senior associate at KPMG have been recruited to Delphi’s newly formed tax group in Göteborg.

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Stamford Law’s Director Yap Wai Ming quoted in Straits Times on mid career switch – to practise

October 2010. Press Releases by Stamford Law Corporation (view listing).

Stamford Law Corporation's Director Yap Wai Ming was quoted in the Straits Times on mid-career switchers joining the legal sector. Last year, the Singapore Management University (SMU) launched its postgraduate degree in law under its Juris Doctor programme (JD) which allows mid-career professionals and fresh graduates in other disciplines to pursue a law degree.

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New lawyer at Gärde Wesslau Advokatbyrå

October 2010. Press Releases by Gärde Wesslau Advokatbyrå (view listing).

Bo Thomaeus became on October 15, 2010, member of the Swedish Bar Association.

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Extension of BCCC website

October 2010. Press Releases by BCCC Attorneys-at-law LLC (view listing).

BCCC website is opening a new section "Communities". We practice our activities in the heart of the Lake Geneva region.

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Ranking Chambers 2010: BCCC on the rise

October 2010. Press Releases by BCCC Attorneys-at-law LLC (view listing).

Chambers is an independent and authoritative legal guide. Its latest European edition distinguishes our work in corporate law, M&A, labour law, intellectual property, real estate, media and new technologies.

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BCCC is elected "Mid-Sized M&A Legal Advisory Firm of the Year"

October 2010. Press Releases by BCCC Attorneys-at-law LLC (view listing).

BCCC is the winner of the "Mid-Sized M&A Legal Advisory Firm of the Year in Switzerland" award, granted by Corporate Intl Magazine.

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Intellectual Property and start-up companies

October 2010. Press Releases by BCCC Attorneys-at-law LLC (view listing).

Philippe Gilliéron takes part in Lausanne to the Educaris seminar (Academy of the Audit and Tax Chamber) devoted to start-ups.

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Conseil suisse de la presse - hearing

October 2010. Press Releases by BCCC Attorneys-at-law LLC (view listing).

Manuel Bianchi della Porta is heard as an expert by the Swiss body in charge of ethics in the media industry.

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New ranking Legal500 Europe - BCCC among the leaders in Geneva

October 2010. Press Releases by BCCC Attorneys-at-law LLC (view listing).

BCCC has been recognized leading Geneva law firm by Legal500 Europe 2010. According to the legal guide, BCCC's clients benefit from an 'outstanding level of service'. Only two firms in Western Switzerland obtained a higher ranking.

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Lift 010 - BCCC, present since the beginning

October 2010. Press Releases by BCCC Attorneys-at-law LLC (view listing).

Since the early time, BCCC has been involved with lift and has been active in the annual conferences that take place in Geneva around social impact of new techonologies. This year BCCC sponsors the event and hosts two workshops.

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BCCC Scholarship for the exchange program Geneva University / Harvard University

October 2010. Press Releases by BCCC Attorneys-at-law LLC (view listing).

BCCC supports the exchange program between the Law Schools of Geneva University and Harvard University.

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Divjak, Topic & Bahtijarevic closes €161M syndicated loan deal

October 2010. Press Releases by Divjak, Topic & Bahtijarevic (view listing).

Croatia's Divjak, Topic & Bahtijarevic (DTB) closed last week one of the largest syndicated loan deals in Croatia this year. DTB advised a syndicate of 12 prominent banks in lending €161 million to Raiffeisen Bank in Croatia.   

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Daniel Hájek elected Vice-Chair

October 2010. Press Releases by Achour & Hajek s.r.o. Law Firm (view listing).

Daniel Hájek elected Vice-Chair of one of the committees of the Section on Insolvency, Restructuring and Creditors' Rights of International Bar Association 

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Hengeler Mueller advises E.ON AG on corporate law matters relating to the conclusion of fund...

October 2010. Press Releases by Hengeler Mueller (view listing).
Hengeler Mueller advises E.ON AG on corporate law matters relating to the conclusion of fund agreement with Federal Government

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El-Aref Int’l Law Office acted as legal adviser on International Maritime Disputes

October 2010. Press Releases by El-Aref Law Office (view listing).

European International Law Firm asked El-Aref Int’l Law Office to act as legal advisors based upon its expertise in International Maritime Disputes. 

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SarrauThomasCouderc a conseillé le management de Trescal dans le contexte d’un 2ème LBO

October 2010. Press Releases by Sarrau Thomas Couderc (view listing).

Paris, le 20 septembre 2010. SarrauThomasCouderc vient de conseiller le management du spécialiste dessystèmes de mesure Trescal dans le contexte d’un 2e LBO. Détenue par Astorg depuis trois ans, la société asigné une exclusivité avec les fonds 3i et TCR pour un montant de 100M€ environ. 

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SarrauThomasCouderc advises Comtrade in the context

October 2010. Press Releases by Sarrau Thomas Couderc (view listing).

September 6th, 2010 : SarrauThomasCouderc advises Comtrade in the context of the sale of a majority of its capital.

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SarrauThomasCouderc advised the management of Trescal

October 2010. Press Releases by Sarrau Thomas Couderc (view listing).

September 20th, 2010 : SarrauThomasCouderc advised the management of Trescal in view of a 2nd LBO.

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Gibraltar Domain Name registration - we can help with that too

October 2010. Press Releases by ISOLAS (view listing).

SOLAS, the longest established law firm in Gibraltar, is proud to announce the addition of a domain name registration service in association with IDN Services Limited (“IDN”) for the local '.gi' domain. IDN has been established to provide intellectual property consultancy services, specifically in relation to Gibraltar's (.gi) country code top level domain names. 

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Grau & Angulo was named "European Niche Law Firm of the Year"

October 2010. Press Releases by Grau & Angulo (view listing).

Grau & Angulo was named "European Niche Law Firm of the Year" at The Lawyer European Awards 2010 which were held in Berlin on 23 September. 

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JARI GADD NEW SPECIALIST PARTNER AT B&K

October 2010. Press Releases by Attorneys at law Borenius Ltd (view listing).

Attorney Jari Gadd has been appointed Specialist Partner at Borenius & Kemppinen.  

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Hammarskiöld & Co represented Folksam in the acquisition of FIH Erhvervsbank

October 2010. Press Releases by Hammarskiöld & Co (view listing).

Hammarskiöld & Co has, together with Plesner, represented Folksam in the acquisition of FIH Erhvervsbank A/S (“FIH”) for a total consideration of DKK 5.0 billion through a consortium which is comprised of ATP holding 49.95%, PFA Pension and Folksam each holding 19.98% and CPDyvig holding 9.99%.  

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ATMD Bird & Bird appoints Sundareswara Sharma as Head of Tax in Singapore

October 2010. Press Releases by ATMD Bird & Bird LLP (view listing).

ATMD Bird & Bird has appointed Sundareswara Sharma as partner and Head of Tax in the Singapore office. In addition to being part of the firm’s International Tax Group, Sharma will also be active across the firm’s Corporate and Commercial Groups.

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Decision making processes under the spotlight at seminar series

October 2010. Press Releases by Carey Olsen (view listing).

Solicitors and trustees in London and the Channel Islands will get the chance to hear from experts on how to make proper decisions in a special interactive seminar series this week.

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Popovici Niţu & Asociaţii:“The Legal Tax Practice Group to become Popovici Niţu & Asociaţii Ta

October 2010. Press Releases by Popovici Niţu Stoica & Asociaţii (view listing).

With revenues of approximately 1 million Euros budget for 2010, the Legal Tax Practice Group of Popovici Niţu & Asociaţii law firm becomes an autonomous entity.

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Integrites nominated for "European Legal Team of the year - 2010"

October 2010. Press Releases by Integrites Group (view listing).

07 October 2010. London. International Law Firm Integrites is a nominee for one of the most prestigious European legal awards: British Legal Awards, in the category: European Legal Team of the Year.

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Hengeler Mueller advises underwriters on capital increase of Deutsche Bank AG

October 2010. Press Releases by Hengeler Mueller (view listing).

Hengeler Mueller is advising the underwriters led by UBS Limited, Banco Santander S.A., COMMERZBANK Aktiengesellschaft, HSBC Trinkaus & Burkhardt AG, ING Bank N.V., Merrill Lynch International, Morgan Stanley Bank AG and SOCIETE GENERALE on the capital increase of Deutsche Bank AG in the amount of € 10.2 bn.

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Hengeler Mueller advises Hypo Real Estate on Portfolio Transfer to Liquidation Agency

October 2010. Press Releases by Hengeler Mueller (view listing).

Hypo Real Estate Group has transferred loans, securities, derivatives transactions and other assets and liabilities to FMS Wertmanagement, a liquidation agency establihsed by the German Financial Market Stabilisation Agency under the German Financial Market Stabilisation Fund Act.

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Freezing of assets held by foreign parties in Swiss banks

October 2010. Press Releases by Lalive (view listing).

Switzerland is without a doubt among the world's leading banking nations, holding a significant volume of foreign assets in its banks and financial institutions.

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Nordnet acquires Konsumentkredit

October 2010. Press Releases by Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå (view listing).

G&D has assisted Nordnet in the transaction.

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Union Corporate AS acquires a property from Kungsleden

October 2010. Press Releases by Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå (view listing).

G&D advises Union Corporate AS in its acquisition of a commercial property

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ByggPartner acquires BOL Entreprenad

October 2010. Press Releases by Gernandt & Danielsson Advokatbyrå (view listing).

G&D advises ByggPartner in the acquisition of BOL Entreprenad AB

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Hamilton Advokatbyrå and Nilsson & Co merge

October 2010. Press Releases by Hamilton Advokatbyra (view listing).

Hamilton Advokatbyrå and Nilsson & Co merge – form leading full service firm focused on the Stockholm area

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Bra Bil in transfer of limited partnership company to Hedin Bil

October 2010. Press Releases by Setterwalls (view listing).

Bra Bil has transferred a limited partnership company to Hedin Bil AB. The partnership owns a real property in Gothenburg. Part of Bra Bil's car sales and repair business, which was conducted at the real property, was also transferred to Hedin Bil. Setterwalls represented Bra Bil in the transaction.

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Legal advisor in the HQ matter

October 2010. Press Releases by Setterwalls (view listing).

Setterwalls has been the advisor of HQ AB (publ) since the company publicly announced its requirement to strengthen its capital base due to losses in its trading operation. Setterwalls has, inter alia, advised HQ in connection with the proposed and guaranteed rights issue of SEK 1 billion, and the sale of HQ Fonder to Investment AB Öresund for SEK 850 million to assure HQ’s short-term capital requirement.

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Sjätte AP-Fonden sells Sportex to Team Sportia

October 2010. Press Releases by Setterwalls (view listing).

Setterwalls has advised Sjätte AP-Fonden.

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STRABAG wins contract to rebuild mall in Täby, Stockholm

October 2010. Press Releases by Setterwalls (view listing).

Lennart Iwar from Setterwalls advised STRABAG Projektutveckling AB, which is part of the global Strabag AS (listed on Austrian stock market), in negotiations with Rodamco Projekt AB, which is part of the listed French group Unibail-Rodamco SA (one of Europe’s largest real-estate owners) regarding a turnkey project to refurbish and extend the mall in Täby (retail, commercial and residential space).

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Aviagen purchases Lantmännen SweChick

October 2010. Press Releases by Setterwalls (view listing).

Aviagen, the world's leading poultry breeding company, purchases Lantmännen SweChick AB, the leading poultry supplier for the broiler chicken industry in the Nordic region, by Lantmännen. Setterwalls has assisted Aviagen in the transaction.

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From the Office of the Attorney General to Wikborg Rein

October 2010. Press Releases by Wikborg Rein (view listing).

Lawyer (H) Kaare Andreas Shetelig at present with the Office of the Attorney General has with effect from 29th November been nominated as junior partner in Wikborg Rein. He will be a part of the Trade, Industry and Public Sector Industry Group in Oslo, and enter into the team of legal procedure partners of this group.

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The Norwegian real estate market from a legal perspective

October 2010. Press Releases by Wikborg Rein (view listing).

Despite the fact that Norway similar to the rest of Europe experienced a relatively volatile real estate market in 2008 and 2009, the volume of transactions has increased substantially throughout 2010.This positive trend also applies to the building construction market, both commercial and residential.

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Wikborg Rein at the IBA conference in Vancouver

October 2010. Press Releases by Wikborg Rein (view listing).

Wikborg Rein is present at this year's annual conference of the International Bar Association which takes place in Vancouver from 4 to 8 October.

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Acquisition of PregLem Holding by Gedeon Richter

October 2010. Press Releases by Bär & Karrer (view listing).

Bär & Karrer advised Gedeon Richter Plc in the acquisition of PregLem Holding SA, a privately held Swiss biopharmaceutical company focused on the treatment of gynaecological conditions and infertility. Richter is a leading multinational pharmaceutical company headquartered in Budapest, Hungary. The acquisition has completed and Richter now owns 100% of PregLem’s equity. The acquisition values PregLem at up to CHF445 million.

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FTSE 100 company chooses Jersey for incorporation

October 2010. Press Releases by Carey Olsen (view listing).

Channel Islands law firm Carey Olsen advised Wolseley plc, a FTSE 100 company on the creation of a new group holding company which has gained international profile in recent days.

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Acquisition of PregLem Holding by Gedeon Richter

October 2010. Press Releases by Bär & Karrer (view listing).

Bär & Karrer advised Gedeon Richter Plc in the acquisition of PregLem Holding SA, a privately held Swiss biopharmaceutical company focused on the treatment of gynaecological conditions and infertility.

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El-Aref International Law Office July Newsletter

October 2010. Press Releases by El-Aref Law Office (view listing).

Continuing and developing the activity of the firm over last several months, El-Aref International Law Office has recently successfully advised and acted as counsel in the following matters in Europe and in the MENA Region.

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El-Aref International Law among leading Lebanon Law Firms

October 2010. Press Releases by El-Aref Law Office (view listing).

The El-Aref International Law Firm is a law firm with a long history in Lebanon law and also a very modern law firm that can handle any type of corporate and financial issues a business may have. They work with clients in Lebanon and around the world and make sure that every client is completely satisfied. They have a large staff with expertise and experience in many different types of law. If your business needs representation, you should look into working with the best Lebanon law firm, the El-Aref International Law Firm.

 

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Legal Developments worldwide

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  • Bulgaria: Opening the gas market for foreign traders!

    Most recently, the Bulgarian Energy Regulator has taken significant steps towards the full liberalisation of the natural gas market: In December 2016, the Bulgarian Energy Regulator adopted legislative amendments to the Rules for Trading of Natural Gas ( Правила за търговия с природен газ , " Trading Rules ") and the Rules for Access to the Gas Transmission and/or Gas Distribution Networks and the Natural Gas Storage Facilities ( Правила за предоставяне на достъп до газопреносните и/или газоразпределителните мрежи и за достъп до съоръженията за съхранение на природен газ , " Access Rules "). Moreover, it adopted new Rules for Balancing of the Natural Gas Market ( Правила за балансиране на пазара за природен газ , " Balancing Rules "). read more...
  • When Arbitration Meets Insolvency in Montenegro - Can They Coexist?

    Even at first blush, it is apparent that arbitration and insolvency make strange bedfellows.
  • Hungary: Registration Fees for Company Establishment Abolished

    In an aim to simplify state administration and support economic growth, the Hungarian Parliament adopted a new law abolishing the registration fee and the publication cost for incorporating limited liability companies (" LLC ") ( korlátolt felelősségű társaság ), limited partnerships ( betéti társaság ), general partnerships ( közkereseti társaság ), and sole entrepreneurships ( egyéni cég ). The new law becomes effective on 16 March 2017. read more...
  • SyCipLaw TMT Bulletin: Philippine Central Bank Issues New FinTech Rules

    The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) (the Philippine Central Bank) has issued two new circulars that will be of interest to companies engaged in remittance services, e-money, digital currency, and other fintech businesses. Both circulars amend portions of the BSP Manual of Regulations for Non-Bank Financial Institutions.
  • IFLR: “Philippines: Foreign equity ownership decision”

    The March issue of the International Financial Law Review ( IFLR ) includes an international briefing article by SyCipLaw partner  Jose Florante M. Pamfilo  entitled “Philippines: Foreign equity ownership decision”. The article discusses the Philippine Supreme Court decision on the case of Roy v. Herbosa (GR no. 207246) to invalidate the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Memorandum Circular no. 8-2013 (MC 8-2013) on the guidelines on compliance with the Filipino-foreign ownership requirements prescribed in the Philippine Constitution and/or existing laws by corporations engaged in nationalized and partly nationalized activities.
  • New regulation on unit-linked life insurance in Hungary

    Policyholders of unit-linked life insurance products pay an agreed sum for the unit-linked insurance to the insurance company, as a regular premium, or in one lump sum. These payments cover the life insurance component as well as the investment, administrative costs, contracting fee and the commissions. The "total cost charged" ("TCC") is an indicator – calculated in line with the rules of Hungarian insurance regulations – showing all costs charged on life insurance policies having a savings element, reflected as a percentage value. The regulation of the TCC in Hungary has been amended effective 1 January 2017. read more...
  • Hungary: Increase of Minimum Sale Price May Affect Retail NPL Transactions?

    On 7 March 2017, the Hungarian parliament adopted a law that increases the minimum sale price of a residential property in the enforcement procedure from the current 70% of its market value to 100% (market value to be understood as the price set by the appraisal of the bailiff), provided that (i) the claim to be enforced stems from a consumer contract; (ii) the real property is the debtor's only real property; and (iii) the debtor resided in that real property for at least six months prior to the initiation of the enforcement procedure.   read more...
  • European Court of Justice rules for the first time on discrimination based on belief

    The Court of Justice confirms a policy of neutrality can justify discrimination based on belief.
  • RECENT COURT ORDER ON GOOGLE RELATED TO PROTECTING INFORMATION RIGHTS

    Korean appeals court orders Google to disclose to Korean users what personal information Google passed to U.S. government.
  • ECJ CASE C-28/26 - RECOVERABILITY OF INPUT VAT OF A HOLDING COMPANY

    Case C-28/26 - Examines the right of a holding company to deduct input VAT on services acquired in the interest of its subsidiaries where those services are offered to its subsidiaries with no consideration.