The Jp Morgan Scandal And The Definition Of Bribery

JP Morgan is paying $264M to settle allegations of bribery over its hiring of children of key Chinese decision makers to try and secure business. Aziz Rahman explains what constitutes bribery and how to prevent it.

Linnéa Djursén new CEO of Foyen

– the legal industry’s only law firm director who is not a member of the Swedish Bar Association  17 January 2017 Linnéa Djursén took over as CEO of Foyen the 1st of January 2017. This makes Foyen the only major law firm in Sweden with a CEO who is not a member of the Swedish …

Foyen assists Schneider Electric in the sale of a property to Nyköping Municipality

13 January, 2017 Nyköping Municipality recently completed a strategic acquisition of a property of approximately 100,000 square meters in Arnö. The Technical Division in Nyköping Municipality will now be relocated to the property, which in turn will enable the construction of 200-300 centrally located Residences. The size of the property also allows for future relocation …

Foyen assists with the sale of the Hemnet website for SEK 2 billion

12 January, 2017 General Atlantic and a consortium comprising investors Pierre Siri, Henrik Persson and investors involved in Merro, an investment company, are becoming the new owners of Hemnet. The amount of the sale is SEK 2 billion. The current owners, Mäklarsamfundet and Fastighetsmäklarförbundet, will retain minority interests in Hemnet. The previous owners, Fastighetsbyrån and …

VEGAS LEX discusses main trends in taxation in Russia

VEGAS LEX has organized a roundtable on the main trends of taxation in Russia in 2016-2017*.

Eterna Law is pleased to announce a number of promotions in the company

Kyiv, December 19th. Eterna Law is pleased to announce a number of promotions in the company. Maksym Uslystyi, counsel, was promoted to a Partner. Igor Semenov, counsel, received partnership track. Alexandr Lugovskiy, Senior Associate, received counsel track. Artem Kuzmenko, associate, was promoted to senior associate. Alexander Kravets, associate, was promoted to senior associate. Julia Zarichniuk, …

Eterna Law Successfully Represented Interests Of Major Agro Producer In Number Of Arbitration Procee

Kyiv, December 26th – Eterna Law successfully represented interests of major Ukrainian agro producer and trader in number of arbitration proceedings before the ICAC at Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The disputes arose out of failure of the respondent to fulfil its contractual obligations under supply contracts. Eterna law team initiated few arbitration proceedings …

VEGAS LEX discusses energy supply to industrial facilities and environmental management at Basic Ele

On December 14-15, 2016, VEGAS LEX experts spoke at a conference organized for executives of the energy and engineering divisions of Basic Element Group in Nizhny Novgorod.

Announcement of New SyCipLaw Partners

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan (SyCipLaw) is pleased to announce the admission of  Aaron Roi B. Riturban and Franco Aristotle G. Larcina to the partnership.

Limay Project Recognized as Best Power Deal in the Asia Pacific Region

The Limay, Bataan power project was recognized by IJGlobal as the “Best Power Deal in the Asia Pacific Region”. SyCipLaw acted as local counsel to DBS Bank Ltd., Mizuho Bank, Ltd. and Standard Chartered Bank, the structuring banks in the US$400 million Project Financing of a new 300MW coal-fired power plant in Limay, Bataan of …