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The 2020 oil price rollercoaster

Instability in the price of crude oil has a strong propensity to bring with it contractual and other disputes. In this article David Lewis QC and Oliver Caplin explore a few of the types of disputes that may arise, and recap some of the pertinent English law issues that might be relevant to their resolution.


Reverse triangular merger aided by Conyers Dill & Pearman

Conyers Dill & Pearman has advised Platinum Underwriters Holdings, Ltd, in a reverse triangular merger between Platinum, RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd and Port Holdings Ltd (‘Acquisition Sub’), a wholly owned subsidiary of RenaissanceRe (‘Merger’). Pursuant to the terms of the merger agreement, Acquisition Sub was merged with and into Platinum, with Platinum surviving the merger as a […]

Daiva Ušinskaitė-Filonovienė

Ušinskaitė-Filonovienė, Daiva

Ušinskaitė-Filonovienė’s main practice areas are banking and finance, dispute resolution, intellectual property, white collar, corporate law and restructuring and insolvency. Major projects have included: Advising the bankruptcy administrator UAB Valnetas in the bankruptcy procedures of BAB Ūkio Bankas, organises and is responsible for the general issues of activities of the bank in the bankruptcy process […]

Baker & McKenzie advises on Japanese woody biomass power plant investment

Baker & McKenzie (Gaikokuho Joint Enterprise) is advising United Corporation, Renova, and Kuni Umi Asset Management on their plans to develop and invest in a woody biomass power plant in Akita, Japan. With a generation capacity of 20MW, the plant will be the largest power generation facility of its kind, using only woody biomass as fuel […]

Agnius Pilipavičius

Pilipavičius, Agnius

Agnius Pilipavičius is listed as a recognised expert in corporate and commercial matters by one of the top international legal directories, Legal 500. His main practice areas are private equity and venture capital, capital markets, corporate law, restructuring and insolvency, and shareholders’ disputes. Major projects have included:  Providing legal advice to UAB Valnetas, a bankruptcy administrator, […]

No5 Chambers’ Nabila Mallick nominated for Barrister of the Year

No5 Barrister Nabila Mallick has been nominated for Barrister of the Year at the Leicestershire Law Society Legal Awards 2015. The winner will be announced at the Annual Dinner and Legal Awards, held on 15th May at Athena. Other categories include Solicitor of the Year, Junior Lawyer of the Year and Law Firm of the Year.

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