GeNeuro SA, Plan-les-Ouates, Switzerland, a biopharmaceutical company developing new treatments for autoimmune diseases including multiple sclerosis, has successfully completed its initial public offering on 18 April 2016 on Euronext in Paris. This transaction is the first ever IPO of a Swiss company on the regulated market of Euronext in Paris and the first IPO of […]
Sarah Clarke QC and Katie Gollop QC championed the interviews with Her Honour Judge Joanna Korner CMG QC and Nemone Lethbridge at the Women Leaders in Law conference yesterday. You can catch the interview on Joshua Rozenberg’s Law In Action. Serjeants’ Inn is a founding partner of First 100 Years/ Spark 21.
The hunt for David Green QC’s replacement as director of the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has come to an end, with former FBI deputy general counsel Lisa Osofsky set to take charge, The Lawyer understands. Osofsky is currently the EMEA investigations head at governance and compliance organisation Exiger. Green’s tenure came to an end on […]
Kirkland & Ellis partner David Higgins has made his lineup debut at his new firm, supporting the team on a deal opposite his old shop Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. The deal saw Kirkland act for private equity house Pamplona on its sale of European pet food manufacturer Partner in Pet Food (PPF) to Cinven. Kirkland led […]
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP) has signed for a new 125,000 sq ft office as one of its first first post-merger moves, announcing that it will take the entirety of the previously vacant Governor’s House. The site, near London’s Cannon Street station, was Prudential’s UK headquarters prior to its demolition and rebuild. BCLP has now […]
Energy company EDF Energy has completed its panel review, cutting its roster down by nearly 50 per cent to eight firms. Freshly-merged firms Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP) and CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang are new additions to the panel, The Lawyer can reveal. When the wheels of the review were still in rotation, BCLP […]
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton and White & Case have exited the high-profile Peugeot case just days before it starts, reaching a settlement with the car manufacturer. Cleary and White & Case represented the primary defendants in the Peugeot S.A. and others v NSK Ltd case, which is featured in The Lawyer’s Top 20 Cases of 2018. […]