Projects and Infrastructure News
Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has become the latest firm to move into Myanmar through a tie-up with local firm Legal Network Consultants (LNC).
Former Slaughter and May partner Dermot Rice has emerged at the company owned by billionaire property developers, Nick and Christian Candy, after leaving the firm in November.
Russia dominates accolades of firms that have stayed strong and imaginative
Russian powerhouse Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners triumphed at The Lawyer’s fifth European Awards last night, taking home the title of European Firm of the Year.
Baker & McKenzie has become the latest international firm to set foot in Myanmar with the opening of its Yangon office.
Kirkland & Ellis (K&E), Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, and Allen & Overy (A&O) are part of a 10-strong legal team that has advised on the restructuring of German auto-repair company ATU.
Projects and Infrastructure Analysis
Clifford Chance again tops the global project finance rankings by deal value. It’s been a pretty rotten time for the sector, but events such as the Arab Spring are giving things a push
As the authorities probe the bond dealings of JSC BTA Bank’s ex-chairman, Catherine Newman QC highlights some legal aspects of the saga that appear to add up to a near-reversal of the burden of proof
Renewable energy initiatives have come under threat in Europe as governments renege on incentive schemes. Simon Currie and Tim Baines examine the likely impact on existing and proposed green initiatives
Projects and Infrastructure Opinion
Newly elected Norway prime minister Solway has promised measures that will kickstart a flat infrastructure sector
Disputes lawyers sit with sharpened pencils waiting impatiently for the full force of the fallout from the credit crunch. As thumbs are twiddled, a torrent of disputes has already started in the energy sector. Across the world disputes are being fuelled by the unsettling effects of the high price of oil.
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