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Monday, July 13, 2020
Vol. 20, No. 137
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The Lawyer News

  1. Zero interest rates means US firms will be watching the dollar closely, July 13, 2020
  2. ‘World’s oldest law firm’ marks 450th birthday with 3 per cent revenue hike, July 13, 2020
  3. Clifford Chance gives green light to next distributions round, July 13, 2020
  4. Court of Appeal dismisses Kazakh claim in long-running award row, July 13, 2020
  5. Eversheds boosts cybersecurity team with new hire, July 13, 2020
  6. The deals that closed last week: Takeaways, loans and the first AIM listing since lockdown, July 13, 2020
  7. Dentons to close two UK offices in switch to full-time remote working, July 10, 2020
  8. The speed read: yet more DWF drama; Freshfields in California; and Shoosmiths bites the bullet, July 10, 2020
  9. Dentons delays Dublin launch due to Covid-19, July 10, 2020
  10. The changing face of financial services, July 10, 2020
  11. Can an insolvent construction company adjudicate? – Supreme Court landmark decision, July 10, 2020
  12. Pubs, bars and restaurants using apps – managing Covid-19 restrictions, July 10, 2020
  13. Government announces £80m investment to cut emissions from homes and industry, July 10, 2020
  14. Angola: Mergers & Acquisitions 2020, July 10, 2020
  15. Podcast: Strategic land – a critical part of the development jigsaw, July 10, 2020
  16. Automotive: Go-ahead for level 3 Lane Keeping System, July 10, 2020
  17. The world’s most dangerous waters – why piracy in the Gulf of Guinea is still on the rise, July 10, 2020
Legal Week

  1. Why 2 Australian Indigenous Lawyers Practice Commercial Law, July 13, 2020
  2. Freshfields Is Gaining Traction in the US. Is This Time Different?, July 13, 2020
UK Law Society Gazette

  1. MoJ still ‘mad keen’ on expanded fixed costs regime, says expert, July 13, 2020



Magic Circle Firms

  1. Dentons delays Dublin opening | News | Law Gazette - Law Gazette, (Freshfields), July 10, 2020
Other Large UK Firms

  1. McCarthy Tetrault hires tax partner from Blake, Cassels & Graydon -, (Ashurst), July 10, 2020
  2. De Heus Animal Nutrition's Acquisition of Golpasz – Global Legal Chronicle - Global Legal Chronicle, (DLA Piper), July 10, 2020
  3. Clyde & Co adds cyber and IP strength -, (Clyde & Co; Pinsent Masons), July 10, 2020
US Firms in London

  1. Royal Caribbean Group's Acquisition of Remaining Interest in Silversea - Global Legal Chronicle, (Skadden Arps), July 13, 2020
  2. Sunrun's $3.2 Billion Acquisition of Vivint Solar – Global Legal Chronicle - Global Legal Chronicle, (Weil Gotshal), July 11, 2020
  3. KKR's Acquisition of Global Atlantic Financial Group - Global Legal Chronicle, (Debevoise & Plimpton), July 10, 2020
  4. SSG Advises Le Pain Quotidien USA Sale of Select US Assets to Aurify Brands - News - ABL Advisor, (White & Case), July 10, 2020
  5. Latham & Watkins builds on New York restructuring offering -, (Latham & Watkins), July 10, 2020



Magic Circle - Press Releases

  1. Allen & Overy represents UN Refugee Agency in landmark U.S. Federal Appeals Court victory upholding block on asylum transit ban, Allen & Overy, July 10, 2020
  2. Allen & Overy’s leveraged finance team advises on three debut high-yield bond issuances, Allen & Overy, July 10, 2020
  3. Allen & Overy advises on Immunotech Biopharm’s global offering and listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, Allen & Overy, July 10, 2020
  4. Allen & Overy advises on Greentown Management’s spin-off from Greentown China and its separate listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, Allen & Overy, July 10, 2020
  5. Clifford Chance advises Arval on the acquisition of the fleet management business of UniCredit Leasing Austria and a cooperation agreement with UniCredit Bank Austria, Clifford Chance, July 10, 2020
Large Law Firm - Press Releases

  1. Strategic Partner hire boosts commercial capability, Eversheds Sutherland (United Kingdom), July 13, 2020
  2. UK: HMRC announce their first "furlough fraud" arrest - only a concern for a small few?, Bird & Bird, July 11, 2020
  3. The Three Point Plan to manage your supply contracts in a new normal, Bird & Bird, July 11, 2020
  4. WFW advises TUIC on financing and implementation of US$1.3bn acquisition of HL Cruises, Watson Farley, July 10, 2020
  5. WFW advises CIP on €380m project financing and Europe’s largest onshore wind PPA, Watson Farley, July 10, 2020
  6. UK Dispute Resolution Update - July 2020, Bird & Bird, July 10, 2020
  7. Bird & Bird advises Gamma on majority acquisition of HFO, Bird & Bird, July 10, 2020
  8. KWM advises on Adtiger Corporations Limited’s Hong Kong listing, King & Wood Mallesons (SJ Berwin), July 10, 2020



Local General Counsel Moves

  1. Coty expands Executive Committee as Princess Anna of Bavaria joins firm - GlobalCosmeticsNews, July 13, 2020
  2. Columbia Basin Herald - Columbia Basin Herald, July 13, 2020
  3. The Gray Market: Why Going Into Business With James Murdoch Should Be a No-Brainer for Art Basel and the MCH Group (and Other Insights) - artnet News, July 13, 2020
  4. Redskins Front Office Shakeup: Alex Santos and Richard Mann II reportedly fired - Hogs Haven, July 12, 2020
  5. Columbia Basin Herald - Columbia Basin Herald, July 12, 2020
  6. Trump rips private Texas border wall built by his supporters - KOB, July 12, 2020
  7. US Secret Service has Awarded Four-Year Contract to Coinbase to Use its Blockchain Analytics Software - Crowdfund Insider, July 12, 2020
  8. Menachem Z. Rosensaft, Author at Just Security - Just Security, July 11, 2020
  9. Pritzker’s new director for unemployment claims could actually fix this political mess - Chicago Sun-Times, July 11, 2020
  10. Universities support MIT and Harvard in legal action against ICE visa policy - MIT News, July 10, 2020
  11. Republicans nominate Todd Rokita for Indiana attorney general - The Statehouse File, July 10, 2020
  12. BarkerGilmore Adds Legal Expert as Senior Advisor - Hunt Scanlon Media, July 10, 2020


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