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New changes impacting the leasing legislation

Law no. 83/2021 amending and supplementing Government Ordinance no. 51/1997 on the leasing operations and the leasing companies was published on April 16, 2021 in the Official Gazette no. 401, Part I. Importantly, the provisions of Law no. 83/2021 may only be applied for leasing agreements concluded after its entry into force.

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US firm Locke Lord has just completed its third merger in 25 years. Its tie-up with Edwards Wildman Palmer is its biggest yet, and chair Jerry Clements is pretty happy with the result. In this week’s leadership interview, Clements says that it was an “honour and a privilege” to lead the firm through the tie-up, […]

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Wonga has appointed Bill Flynn as its new general counsel, fresh from his role heading up the legal team at debt management company Capquest Group. Flynn will step into the shoes of Wonga’s former legal vice president, Justin Hubble, who recently left the business after less than a year in the role.  Last year, Wonga […]

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White & Case enters strategic partnership with Cass business school

White & Case has entered a strategic partnership with Cass Business School’s Mergers and Acquisitions Research Centre (MARC). The partnership, which launched on 1 January, saw White & Case become the sole law firm appointed as a senior sponsor to Cass – alongside Credit Suisse, EY and private investment company Ardian.  The deal will see […]

Freshfields partner leads lawyers’ efforts to keep Britain in the EU

Earlier this week, a group of 110 lawyers, barristers and legal academics gathered in Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s London office. The reason was somewhat unorthodox – a meeting of legal minds that are troubled about the possibility of Brexit, or British exit from the EU. The event, which was organised by Freshfields competition partner John Davies […]

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Managing partner elections in major firms always attract interest, and Berwin Leighton Paisner’s (BLP) selection of employment head Lisa Mayhew to succeed Neville Eisenberg last week was no exception. Mayhew was elected to the firm’s top job just five years after joining the firm from Jones Day. There was a theme of brands and branding […]

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