Competition and EU

Walker Morris achieves success in Planning Law Survey national rankings

The Walker Morris Planning & Environment Team has been ranked 7th in the ‘Highest Rated Planning Law Firms‘ for 2018 in the national annual Planning Law Survey, having consistently achieved high national rankings in the past. The Planning Law Survey is an in-depth report highlighting the solicitors, law firms and barristers that are considered the leading planning law […]

Khaitan & Co advised Birlasoft (India) on restructuring

Khaitan & Co advised Birlasoft (India) Limited and its Promoters – National Engineering Industries Limited and Central India Industries Limited in relation to the overall transaction, including the following: – Open offer by promoters of KPIT Technologies Limited (KPIT) and Birlasoft to KPIT’s public shareholders for acquiring up to 26% of KPIT’s share capital – Merger of Birlasoft into KPIT; […]

Khaitan & Co advises Reliance Aerostructure on joint venture

Khaitan & Co advised Reliance Aerostructure Limited in relation to successfully obtaining approval from the Competition Commission of India with regards to the joint venture between Reliance Aerostructure and Thales India Pvt Ltd which would be known as ‘Thales Reliance Defence Systems’. Manas Kumar Chaudhuri (Partner), Pranjal Prateek (Senior Associate), Dhruv Rajain (Senior Associate) and Arunima Chatterjee (Associate) represented the client on the transaction. Khaitan & Co […]

Goodman Derrick advises on sale of the majority stake in Simmons Bar Group

Goodman Derrick has advised the sellers on the sale of the majority stake in Simmons Bar Group to a purchase vehicle backed by private equity firm Lonsdale Capital Partners. The Group, which is forecast to generate revenues of around £10 million for the year ending 31 March 2018, is now well placed to expand substantially. […]

UK and Germany – A new post-Brexit partnership

For decades, Germany has been one of the biggest foreign investors in the UK. While the British love to talk about their ‘special relationship’ with the United States, there is now every chance that, in a post-Brexit world, Germany will become the UK’s new priority…

Loyens & Loeff further strengthens competition and regulatory practice  

Loyens & Loeff, attorneys at law, tax advisers and civil-law notaries, has further strengthened its Competition & Regulatory practice group by promoting Marc Custers to counsel. Marc Custers, who has been with the firm since 2000, specialises in EU law and competition law. His area of work includes merger control, cartels, state aid and competition […]

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