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Cuatrecasas sees change at the top as succession plan completes

31-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Cuatrecasas Gonçalves Pereira name partner Emilio Cuatrecasas has stepped down as president of the firm, to be replaced by CEO Rafael Fontana.

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White & Case Paris partner faces harassment case from former associate

29-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

A partner in White & Case’s Paris office is facing a ‘moral harassment’ case brought by a former associate.

Moscow

Shearman secures record $50bn arbitration award against Russia

28-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Shearman & Sterling has secured the largest award ever handed out by an arbitration tribunal, with the Russian Federation asked to pay out $50bn (£29.bn) in damages to shareholders of oil company Yukos.

Catalunya Banc

Bakers and Garrigues advise on Catalunya Banc’s €1.2bn sale to BBVA

28-Jul-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Baker & McKenzie has advised state-owned Spanish lender Catalunya Banc on its sale to Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) for €1.2bn.

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Bangkok

Ashurst and MoFo win roles on CPG-Itochu alliance

30-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Ashurst and Morrison & Foerster (MoFo) have taken the leading roles on a $1.8bn (£1.1bn) strategic alliance between Thai conglomerate Charoen Pokphand Group (CPG) and Japanese trading house Itochu.

Burma Myanmar

Linklaters, Allens and Squire Sanders lead on Myanmar telecoms investment

29-Jul-2014 | By Margaret Taylor

Linklaters, its Asia alliance partner Allens and US firm Squire Sanders have all advised on a deal that will see nationwide fixed and mobile telephone networks developed across Myanmar.

Indonesia

TAGLaw expands network into Indonesia via Budidjaja & Associates

28-Jul-2014 | By Margaret Taylor

International network TAGLaw has expanded its Asia footprint with the addition of Indonesian firm Budidjaja & Associates.

Simon Beswick

Osborne Clarke's Simon Beswick: Cue the next phase

25-Jul-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Osborne Clarke’s Simon Beswick, now in his final stint as managing partner, is hunting further international growth. Asia beckons.

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Moscow

Shearman secures record $50bn arbitration award against Russia

28-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Shearman & Sterling has secured the largest award ever handed out by an arbitration tribunal, with the Russian Federation asked to pay out $50bn (£29.bn) in damages to shareholders of oil company Yukos.

Singapore

Mayer Brown taps Bryan Cave for five-strong Asia consulting team

24-Jul-2014 | By Margaret Taylor

Mayer Brown has poached a five-person team from Bryan Cave in Singapore to set up an Asia-focused consulting arm in the city-state.

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Ropes & Gray's Allen and Goetz call time on London co-managing partner roles

24-Jul-2014 | By Matt Byrne

Ropes & Gray has announced that its high-profile London co-managing partners Maurice Allen and Mike Goetz are to redefine their roles for the first time since the office launched five years ago.

City Gherkin

Edwards Wildman corporate head quits for Morgan Lewis

24-Jul-2014 | By Matt Byrne

Morgan Lewis has swooped on Edwards Wildman’s London office hiring corporate head David Ramm, in a move that will raise further questions about the future of the group.

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Clifford Chance leads £320m sale of 125 Old Broad St to Blackstone

31-Jul-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Clifford Chance has led on property investment company Blackstone’s £320m acquisition of 125 Old Broad Street from Brookfield Property Partners.

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SFO settles Tchenguiz battle for £4.5m

31-Jul-2014 | By Kate Beioley

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has agreed a £1.5m out of court settlement with Robert Tchenguiz, bringing a final close to its £300m battle with the two brothers.

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Mrs Justice King brings number of female CoA judges to eight

31-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Mrs Justice King has become the eighth female Court of Appeal (CoA) justice in the latest round of appeal court appointments.

Yoghurt

Supreme Court calls time on Greek yoghurt food fight

30-Jul-2014 | By Kate Beioley

The Supreme Court has sided with the makers of Total yoghurt, Fage, in refusing US rival Chobani permission to appeal the definition of Greek yoghurt.

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Gibralter

Gibraltar lawyers jailed over £40m client money scam

9-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Three brothers who ran one of Gibraltar’s largest law firms were jailed last week for fraud, four years after their firm, Marrache & Co, was put into liquidation.

London

Slaughters dominates stock market rankings despite Pinsents playing catch-up

9-Jun-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Slaughter and May continues to advise more stock market clients than any other firm, with 119 currently on its books.

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Africa

Dentons agrees new Ghana relationship after former ally chooses independence

17-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Dentons has split up with its Ghanaian ally Bentsi-Enchill Letsa & Ankomah after a 12-year relationship, forcing the international firm to find a new partner in the West African state.

durban south africa

Bowman Gilfillan launches in Durban with maritime bolt-on

16-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

South African firm Bowman Gilfillan is strengthening its maritime expertise by merging with Durban shipping boutique Velden Pike Nichols.

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Hogan Lovells snares ENS tax and China specialist

4-Jul-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Hogan Lovells has made its second South African lateral hire since its launch in the jurisdiction, picking up ENSafrica China group head Ernie Lai King.

Kenya

Liberalisation kicks off in Kenya

24-Jun-2014 | By Joanne Harris

 Kenya could be the next big target for international firms wanting to grow in Africa.

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Simmons’ alliance partner expands in Saudi

28-Jul-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Simmons & Simmons’ alliance firm in Saudi Arabia, Hammad & Al-Mehda, is extending its reach with a new office in the country’s capital Riyadh.

Abu Dhabi

Clyde & Co hires Eversheds’ Middle East chairman

14-Jul-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Eversheds’ Middle East chairman Christopher Jobson has joined Clyde & Co as a partner in the firm’s Abu Dhabi office.

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