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Visa’s Acquisition of Plaid – Who Benefits Most?

Now that the deal, announced at the beginning of the year, has finally been cleared, what do Plaid and Visa stand to gain from it? Simon De Broise examines the likely impact of the acquisition on the two companies and the financial sector as a whole.

Startup Series – II – Building Your Company

I. INTRODUCTION TO BUILDING COMPANY FOR STARTUPS In the first article of our startup series, we have mentioned crowdfunding, which is a contemporary and interesting topic, and dwelled on the conditions of using crowdfunding as an alternative financing source in your company. For the second article of our series, we want to turn our course back a little bit, to the period when your ideas and your startup are slowly maturing. One of the most important questions in mind during the initial period when there is no legal entity yet when there is just you and perhaps your partner, your opinion and effort are undoubtedly “Will we establish a company?”


Gediminas Lisauskas

Lisauskas, Gediminas

Lisauskas’ practice areas are mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, real estate transactions, corporate law, restructuring and insolvency and commercial law. Major projects include: Representing interests of Mikrovisata company group and its shareholders since 2001. He provided consultations in spinning-off and preparing for sale and represented the group in the sale of a number of businesses […]


Ashurst boosts female partner numbers with nine out of 20 in promotions round

Ashurst has promoted nine women to partner in its 20-strong promotions round following its pledge last year to improve its gender diversity representation. In 2014 the firm promoted three women amid 15 promotions. Last summer the firm said it would ensure that 40 per cent of its promotions would be female by 2018 (4 June 2014). […]

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