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Friday, November 17, 2017
Vol. 17, No. 229
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The Lawyer News

  1. Mitsubishi reorganises UK legal team as GC stands down, November 17, 2017
  2. Host of City firms advise as Bridgepoint buys Burger King UK business, November 16, 2017
  3. King & Spalding re-elects Hays for fifth term as chair, November 16, 2017
  4. UK 200 Financial Management: The stories behind the data, November 16, 2017
  5. Firm quits VW emissions case over dispute between claimants counsel, November 16, 2017
  6. Simpson Thacher scales back City promotions in 11-strong round, November 16, 2017
Legal Week

  1. Trio of US firms crack on with sale of 40% stake in Autoglass owner, November 16, 2017
  2. BLP sees double London partner exit amid Bryan Cave merger talks, November 16, 2017
  3. Keystone Law set to become third UK firm to float, November 16, 2017
  4. Weightmans posts record half-year results following structure and strategy overhaul, November 16, 2017
UK Law Society Gazette

  1. Defendant nationality declarations 'offensive', November 16, 2017



Magic Circle Firms

  1. EQT Infrastructure Acquires Dutch Telecom and Infrastructure Company CAIW - Markets Insider, (Clifford Chance), November 17, 2017
  2. Four firms finish first phase of pioneering wind farm - Australasian Lawyer, (Herbert Smith), November 16, 2017
Other Large UK Firms

  1. More rivals hire from HDY - Australasian Lawyer, (Norton Rose), November 17, 2017
  2. Penningtons, ex-Fox-London head Ajit Mishra joins Rosenblatt Solicitors as India head - Legally India, (Gowling WLG (Wragge)), November 16, 2017
  3. WFW advises Teekay LNG on US$327 million FSU and LNG carrier newbuild financing - LNG Industry, (Watson Farley), November 16, 2017
  4. Public infrastructure expert moves to rival - Australasian Lawyer, (Ashurst), November 16, 2017
  5. Four firms finish first phase of pioneering wind farm - Australasian Lawyer, (Norton Rose), November 16, 2017
US Firms in London

  1. Sidleys, Luthra, CAM advise on Godrej Agrovet's $180m IPO - Legally India, (Sidley Austin), November 17, 2017



Magic Circle - Press Releases

  1. Freshfields advises UniCredit on the €477.2m financing of RHI AG’s acquisition of Magnesita Refratários S.A., Freshfields, November 17, 2017
  2. Clifford Chance advises the Managers on Eurofins Scientific SE's EUR 400 million hybrid bond issuance, Clifford Chance, November 16, 2017
  3. Clifford Chance advises Capstone Asset Management and Quantum Group on acquisition of MIK office complex in Düsseldorf, Clifford Chance, November 16, 2017
  4. Clifford Chance advises Alter Domus on its acquisition of Cortland Capital Markets Services in the US, Clifford Chance, November 16, 2017
Large Law Firm - Press Releases

  1. Ashurst advises MMA Offshore Limited on its recapitalisation proposal, including A$97 million equity raising , Ashurst, November 17, 2017
  2. Legislation Update: Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Energy’s Consultations on payment practices in the Construction sector, Eversheds Sutherland (International), November 16, 2017
  3. Interserve Construction Ltd v Hitachi Zosen Inova AG, Eversheds Sutherland (International), November 16, 2017
  4. South Coast Construction Ltd v Iverson Road Ltd [2017] EWHC 61 (TCC), Eversheds Sutherland (International), November 16, 2017
  5. The consequences of the adoption of the Law Sapin II for companies operating in France, Eversheds Sutherland (International), November 16, 2017
  6. Ashurst associated office OSP grows dispute resolution practice with lateral hire, Ashurst, November 16, 2017
  7. DLA Piper announces expansion of resources for new parents, DLA Piper, November 16, 2017
  8. Bristol TechFin: demystifying the future of technology and financial services, Burges Salmon, November 16, 2017
  9. An introduction to Blockchain, Burges Salmon, November 16, 2017
  10. Manifest error case dismissed after seven year procedural history, Burges Salmon, November 16, 2017
  11. WFW advises Höegh LNG on ECA-backed US$230m debt financing for eighth FSRU, Watson Farley, November 16, 2017
  12. InterSolar Summit Iran, Watson Farley, November 16, 2017
  13. HKIAC’s ‘Navigating the Belt & Road’ Opportunities and Risks for the Maritime Industry, Watson Farley, November 16, 2017
  14. 1st Mare Forum Hong Kong, Watson Farley, November 16, 2017
  15. Effective Enforcement – Third Party Debt Orders and Letters of Credit, Watson Farley, November 16, 2017
  16. DLA Piper advises Aristocrat Leisure on US$500 million acquisition, DLA Piper, November 16, 2017
  17. Travers Smith advises Bridgepoint on its acquisition of the master franchise of Burger..., Travers Smith, November 16, 2017



Legal Vendors

  1. New Video: The Pace of Change in Legal is Accelerating, Says Betty Temple of Womble Carlyle, Legal Executive Institute: Blog, November 16, 2017
  2. Wolters Kluwer’s ELM Solutions Recognizes Legal Innovators, ELM Solutions, a WK business, November 16, 2017
Local General Counsel Moves

  1. AccuWeather Enhances Global Leadership Team with Appointment of Former Tyco International Executive as General ... -, November 17, 2017
  2. SCYNEXIS Appoints Scott Sukenick as General Counsel - PR Newswire (press release), November 16, 2017


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