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IPO Rejects ‘Queers & Co’ Trademark Request as Offensive

The Intellectual Property Office has denied a request to trademark the name ‘Queers & Co.’, of a community…

How to Work in Law Without Being a Lawyer

The legal career is an often difficult but rewarding life choice, but many believe you have to go to law school and…

Navigating Securities Class Action Settlements with Stock Consideration

Although no two securities class action settlements are identical, there are some general consistencies among them,…

Tesco Sued: “Unequal Pay Is Inexcusable”

A legal row over equal pay means that thousands of Tesco staff could be in line for a huge payout. Current and…

New SRA Accounts Rules: Before-And-After Moment Ahead

With the new SRA Accounts Rules finally coming into effect on 25 November this year, it has become a high priority…

The Mandate of Social Value in Law Firms

Demonstrating a commitment to CSR is now an integral part of legal life. Social impact is often generated by law…

Can Law Save the Planet?

Earlier this month the news shone a light on the devasting fires which took place in the Brazilian Amazon…

Does Your Law Firm Really Need A CMO?

Law firms today are dealing with several different pressure points. As we’ve entered the client-empowered era,…

Mercedes F1 Fires Team Members for Racial Discrimination

In the build-up to this weekend's Russian Grand Prix in Sochi, Mercedes Formula 1 team have taken the decision to…

What Are the Legal Pitfalls of Online File Sharing?

We all know Google Docs, Share Points and other workplace collaboration tools are convenient. The problem is that…

Cayman Funds: Preparing for New Data Protection Laws

The Cayman Islands Data Protection Law, 2017 (DPL), comes into force on 30 September 2019 and will regulate the…

2019 Tips for Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer

A personal injury lawyer offers legal services to clients who have suffered an injury due to the negligence of…

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Unexplained Wealth Orders: Guilty Until Proven Innocent?

Following the news that Zamira Hajiyeva, who is currently fighting the UK's first Unexplained Wealth Order (UWO), spent £16m in Harrods without raising suspicions, Dominic Bulfin, solicitor at leading luxury asset firm Bargate Murray, explains how the UWO regime is intended to function and what risks it might pose to the superyacht and luxury asset…
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Thinkstep’s Sale to Sphera

  thinkstep, a Stuttgart, Germany based software company that specializes in Corporate Sustainability and…

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Moody’s Acquires RiskFirst

The acquisition positions Moody’s Analytics to extend its range of market-leading risk solutions to the…

Media-Saturn completes the reorganization of the Greek business

The Firm’s involvement included mainly the following: Conduct of legal due diligence of the entity operating…

MasterCard completes the acquisition of 10 percent of Shva

MasterCard completed the acquisition 10% of Shva (automated bank services) from Bank Hapoalim for $11 million.…

Harbor Group buys $117M Brooklyn apartment building

Harbor Group International, a privately-owned real estate investment and management firm, and investor Image…

Stirling Square sells Cartonplast to DBAG

Closing of the transaction is subject to regulatory approvals. Interview with Jens Wrabel, Partner at ERM GmbH…

Starboard Asset’s Acquisition of Macau Polo oil fields

3R Petroleum S.A. had recently acquired from Petrobras a group of oil fields known as the Macau Polo. This…

Aspen Group Ltd Completes Lease Agreements

The group has over 30 years of experience in real estate and is active in Israel, as well as in Europe. The group…

Business Partner L.P. has secured $10 Billion Financing

Brookfield Business Partners L.P. (NYSE:BBU) (TSX:BBU.UN) ("Brookfield Business Partners") together with…

Sabre Polska acquires lease of the Tischnera Office building

The agreement pertained to lease of 16 000 square metres of office space in the Tischnera Office building, owned by…

$133m refinancing of dry bulk carriers

Bernitsas Law acted as lead counsel to a major Greek shipping group on the $133m refinancing by Credit Agricole…

Trevian Finland Properties made a significant acquisition in Oulu

Special investment fund Trevian Finland Properties on 18 June 2019 bought majority of the Kauppakortteli Pekuri …

Mail.ru announces joint venture

Alibaba Group (NYSE: BABA), a global digital commerce company, PJSC “MegaFon” (MoEx: MFON), a pan-Russian operator…

ArchiMed acquires In Vitro Diagnostics

  ArchiMed announces the purchase of Diesse Diagnostica Senese SpA (‘Diesse’) by Duomodiag Sarl, a holding…

YFM Equity invests GBP3.6m in Wooshii

Funds advised by YFM Equity Partners (“YFM”), the specialist private equity fund manager, have backed a £3.6m…

Calliditas Therapeutics and Everest Medicines Enter into Licensing…

Calliditas Therapeutics AB (“Calliditas”) and Everest Medicines II Limited (“Everest”) announced that they have…

OSF Commerce Acquires Blueleaf

OSF Commerce, an OSF Global brand, announced the acquisition of award-winning UK eCommerce agency Blueleaf - whose…

Attica Bank SA’s securitization of non-performing loans

Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP and Bahas, Gramatidis & Partners, advised Attica Bank SA (“Attica…

TriMas acquires Taplast SpA

TriMas (NASDAQ: TRS) announced that it has acquired Taplast S.p.A., a privately-owned designer and manufacturer of…

HDI Sigorta acquires Ergo Sigorta

Talanx is expanding its activities in Turkey by acquiring the property/casualty insurer ERGO Sigorta A.Ş. In…

Fosun International Acquires the FFT Group

FFT is to be acquired from ATON GmbH, a German family-owned private investment company, through the funds managed…

Authenticate secures GBP2.3m funding from the Northern Powerhouse…

Authenticate stated: “With new resources and recruitment afoot, this most recent round of investment will allow us…

IFC grants a loan to Telecom Argentina

International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, agreed to provide a loan for up to…

Lutech acquires Finance Evolution from Turin

Lutech completed the acquisition of Finance Evolution, a Turin company with a distinctive focus on the Finance…

Norwegian Infront acquires VWD group from Carlyle

Infront is a European market leader for real-time market data, trading, news and analytics applications based in…

North Technology group takes over MBrands International

MBrands BV (Mystic and Magic Marine) and North Technology Group (North Kiteboarding) united under one umbrella…

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Does A Family-Friendly Luxury Hotel Exist?

With the property dating back to before 1066, Lucknam Park became one of the UK’s top country house hotels in 1987 after it was restored of its elegance and style of the past era. Located just six miles from the main city of Bath and within easy reach of popular family destinations such as Longleat, Bowood House, Cotswolds Water Park and Bristol…
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America’s Rocky Mountains and Her Hidden Secret: Aspen Is…

Renowned for her ability to attract thrill seekers, Aspen’s mesmerising beauty stretches farther than her snow ridden peaks that effortlessly lures in avid…
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Law Firms Need to Confront ‘Desk Eating’ Culture

We’ve all done it - attempted to eat that BLT sandwich whilst tapping out an email, at the same time as reading a report that’s been on your desk for 2 days.
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