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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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AstapovLawyers participated in the conference of ECBA

October 2010. Press Releases by Astapov Lawyers International Law Group (view listing).

Oleh Gromovoi, coordinator of AstapovLawyers' white collar crime practice, participated in the conference "Defence Rights in the early investigative stage of criminal proceedings", organized by the European Criminal Bar Association (ECBA) and held in Ljubliana, Slovenia, on 1 - 2 October 2010.

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Yulia Yashenkova spoke at the 4th International Logistics Congress

October 2010. Press Releases by Astapov Lawyers International Law Group (view listing).

Yulia Yashenkova, Associate of AstapovLawyers, made her presentation at the 4th International Logistics Congress "Customs or Logistics - What Keeps back the Economic Development of Ukraine?" that took place in Kyiv, on October 7-8, 2010.

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AstapovLawyers successfully advocated for Perdue Farms

October 2010. Press Releases by Astapov Lawyers International Law Group (view listing).

The interdepartmental committee on international trade discontinued the anti-dumping investigation with respect to the imports of chicken halves, quarters, drumsticks, and their parts from the US and Brazil without application of any antidumping measures. Such investigation was initiated by Myronivsky Hliboproduct, Dniprovsky poultry processing plant and Ruby Rose Agricole company.

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AstapovLawyers launches Constitutional & Human Rights Law practice

October 2010. Press Releases by Astapov Lawyers International Law Group (view listing).

AstapovLawyers International Law Group announces the launch of Constitutional & Human Rights Law practice - a unique initiative on the Ukrainian legal market, aimed specifically to help business entities to protect their rights and freedoms that are regarded as fundamental to individual human beings, such as right to property, right to fair trial, freedom of expression, freedom of association and others.

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Rafael A. Morales is new SyCipLaw Managing Partner

October 2010. Press Releases by SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan (view listing).

Rafael A. Morales was recently chosen as the new Managing Partner of SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan, succeeding Llewellyn L. Llanillo who retired as a partner of the firm in August, 2009. Rafy joined SyCipLaw in 1975, and until his election as the new Managing Partner was the head of the firm’s Banking, Finance and Securities practice group. 

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PEPELIAEV GROUP LISTED IN AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION’S GUIDE TO FOREIGN LAW FIRMS

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

Moscow, Russian Federation – Pepeliaev Group has been selected to be included in the latest edition of the American Bar Association’s Guide to Foreign Law Firms, which was published in October with the cooperation of the ABA Section of International Law. Pepeliaev Group is a member of TerraLex, the worldwide network of independent law firms and a global source for business lawyers. 

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DFDS AND C.PORTS SA TAKE OVER RO/RO TERMINAL IN GOTHENBURG

October 2010. Press Releases by Mannheimer Swartling (view listing).

DFDS and C.PORTS SA have jointly acquired Älvsborg Ro/Ro AB and will take over operations of the ro/ro terminal in the Port of Gothenburg. In connection with the acquisition, Älvsborg and the Port of Gothenburg have entered into a 25-year concession agreement, concerning the operation of the terminal and related infrastructure. Subject to the approval of the competition authorities, the transaction leads to two of the port's largest customers taking over the ro/ro terminal.

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LGS HAS BEEN NAMED AS FIRM OF THE YEAR 2010 BY ASIAN-COUNSEL

October 2010. Press Releases by Lubis Ganie Surowidjojo (view listing).

Adding its outstanding record of legal practice, Lubis Ganie Surowidjojo (LGS) has been named as ‘Firm of the Year 2010' by the Pacific Business Press Asian-Counsel.

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AVELLUM PARTNERS HAS BEEN NAMED BY IFLR1000 AS ONE OF THE LEADING LAW FIRMS FOR M&A IN UKRAINE

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

Kyiv, 21 October 2010 – Avellum Partners is proud to announce that only one year after our establishment we have been ranked as one of the leading law firms for mergers and acquisitions in Ukraine by IFLR1000 2011 Edition. 

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Harry Elias Partnership LLP acted for the 2nd and 3rd Defendants in Suit No. 46/2006/J (“the Suit"

October 2010. Press Releases by Eversheds Harry Elias (view listing).

The Suit was commenced by Raffles Town Club Pte Ltd (“RTC”). The 2nd and 3rd Defendants were former shareholders and directors of RTC. 

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RENOWNED IP AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION EXPERT PROF. LUCIAN MIHAI JOINS WOLF THEISS' BUCHAREST OFFICE

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

Bucharest/Vienna, 16 September 2010 - WOLF THEISS is pleased to announce that Lucian Mihai, a professor of law at the University of Bucharest and a renowned expert in litigation, arbitration and intellectual property matters, has joined the firm's Bucharest office as Of Counsel.

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WOLF THEISS WINS THE LAWYER'S LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR AWARD FOR CENTRAL EUROPE

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

Berlin/Vienna, 24 September 2010 - WOLF THEISS is pleased to announce that it has won "Law Firm of the Year: Central Europe" and was listed as "highly commended" in the category "Law Firm of the Year: Eastern Europe & The Balkans" at The Lawyer's European Awards ceremony held on 23rd September in Berlin.

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Successful forum was organised on the topic of conventional energy production

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

"Instead of increasing competition, the establishment of a stable regulatory environment is needed in the energy sector"

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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 HulegĂ„rdh 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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New lawyer at GÀrde Wesslau AdvokatbyrÄ

October 2010. Press Releases by GÀrde Wesslau AdvokatbyrÄ (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 HĂĄjek elected Vice-Chair

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

Daniel HĂĄjek 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 conseillĂ© le management de Trescal dans le contexte d’un 2Ăšme LBO

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

Paris, le 20 septembre 2010. SarrauThomasCouderc vient de conseiller le management du spĂ©cialiste dessystĂšmes de mesure Trescal dans le contexte d’un 2e LBO. DĂ©tenue par Astorg depuis trois ans, la sociĂ©tĂ© asignĂ© une exclusivitĂ© 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 Niƣu & Asociaƣii:“The Legal Tax Practice Group to become Popovici Niƣu & Asociaƣii Ta

October 2010. Press Releases by Popovici NiĆŁu Stoica & AsociaĆŁii (view listing).

With revenues of approximately 1 million Euros budget for 2010, the Legal Tax Practice Group of Popovici NiĆŁu & AsociaĆŁii 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 AdvokatbyrÄ (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 AdvokatbyrÄ (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 AdvokatbyrÄ (view listing).

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

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Hamilton AdvokatbyrÄ and Nilsson & Co merge

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

Hamilton AdvokatbyrĂ„ 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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