Leaf assists Beaumanoir Group in consolidating its presence in China

Leaf assists Beaumanoir Group in consolidating its presence in China through a partnership with Zhongke company

LEAF assists Tomorrow, a Swedish creative agency based in Shanghai in merging with MediaMonks

LEAF assists Tomorrow, a Swedish creative agency based in Shanghai in merging with MediaMonks, an independent creative digital production company combining creative and production forces in China

FG Düsseldorf: Demolition of inherited family home may retrospectively give rise to estate tax

The demolition of your parent’s home post-inheritance may lead to a retrospective loss of tax-exempt status. That was the verdict of the Finanzgericht (FG) Düsseldorf – the Fiscal Court of Düsseldorf – in a judgment from January 8, 2020 (Az.: 4 K 3120/18 Erb).

Sayenko Kharenko advises Treeum on the sale of its controlling stake to Dragon Capital

Sayenko Kharenko has advised the Treeum group (“Treeum”) and its shareholders on the sale of the group’s controlling stake to Dragon Capital New Ukraine Fund L.P, a private equity fund managed by Dragon Capital.

Sayenko Kharenko has successfully represented Zhejiang Longda Stainless Steel Co., Ltd

Sayenko Kharenko’s international trade practice team has successfully represented Zhejiang Longda Stainless Steel Co., Ltd in sunset review of anti-dumping measures applied to imports into Ukraine of seamless stainless pipes.Sayenko Kharenko’s international trade practice team has successfully represented Zhejiang Longda Stainless Steel Co., Ltd in sunset review of anti-dumping measures applied to imports into Ukraine …

COVID-19 – Rent reduction in response to lockdown

The return to a state of lockdown has hit many businesses and entrepreneurs hard. Meanwhile, the courts are arriving at different conclusions regarding whether government-mandated business closures justify rent reductions.

Bär & Karrer Advises on Swiss Regulatory Aspects of the Merger of Insurance Groups Provinzial NordW

Provinzial NordWest Holding AG and Provinzial Rheinland Holding AöR merged by way of a spin-off whereby Provinzial Rheinland Holding AöR transferred the part of its assets relating to the insurance business, in particular its holdings in the insurance companies of the group, to Provinzial Nordwest Holding AG. In return, Provinzial Rheinland Holding AöR received new …

Bär & Karrer Advised the Shareholders on the Sale of Webnode to team.blue

The shareholders of Webnode AG sold their shares to team.blue, one of the largest hosting providers in Europe. Webnode is one of the leading website builder companies in Europe.

Bär & Karrer Advises Partners Group on the Acquisition of a Significant Equity Stake in Telepass

Partners Group, the global private markets investment manager, acquired a significant equity stake in Telepass S.p.A. (“Telepass”), a leading electronic toll collection services provider in Europe. Following the acquisition, Partners Group will be the joint owner of Telepass with its current investor Atlantia S.p.A. The transaction values Telepass at an enterprise value of over EUR …

Bär & Karrer Advises Partners Group on the Acquisition of a Significant Equity Stake in Telepass

Partners Group, the global private markets investment manager, acquired a significant equity stake in Telepass S.p.A. (“Telepass”), a leading electronic toll collection services provider in Europe. Following the acquisition, Partners Group will be the joint owner of Telepass with its current investor Atlantia S.p.A. The transaction values Telepass at an enterprise value of over EUR …