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Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Vol. 18, No. 270
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The Lawyer News

  1. Legal cutbacks expected in Jaguar Land Rover’s company-wide purge, January 16, 2019
  2. “I’ve never had a panel – I prefer choice” – Airbnb’s Fiona Dormandy, January 16, 2019
  3. Dechert’s former Dubai co-chair moves to new firm in London, January 16, 2019
  4. Deliveroo legal chief among raft of high-level exits from startup, January 16, 2019
  5. Knights completes third acquisition since listing, January 15, 2019
  6. Crowell & Moring plans London training contract after Squires hire, January 15, 2019
  7. From fintech to green tech: Slaughters hands out £30,000 to six new start-ups, January 15, 2019
UK Law Society Gazette

  1. Judge who locked up claimant for contempt 'misused power', January 15, 2019
  2. Fighting ‘genericide’: trade mark owners handed new powers, January 15, 2019
  3. Panama Papers solicitor fined £45,000, January 15, 2019
  4. SRA joins new taskforce to rid UK of 'dirty money' reputation, January 15, 2019



Other Large UK Firms

  1. King & Spalding Broadens Special Matters Team With Addition of Michael Shepard in San Francisco and Silicon Valley - EIN News, (Hogan Lovells), January 16, 2019
  2. Addleshaw Goddard continues Asia expansion with new partner - Global Trade Review (GTR), (Addleshaw Goddard), January 15, 2019
  3. Jones Day picks Perth head - Australasian Lawyer, (Ashurst), January 15, 2019
  4. Wotton + Kearney scores healthcare team from global giant - Australasian Lawyer, (DLA Piper), January 15, 2019
  5. TLT continues Scottish real estate expansion - Scottish Construction Now, (Pinsent Masons), January 15, 2019
  6. Healthcare finance partner joins Norton Rose Fulbright in Denver - GlobeNewswire, (Norton Rose), January 15, 2019
US Firms in London

  1. Callaway Golf's €418 Million Acquisition of Jack Wolfskin - Global Legal Chronicle, (Kirkland & Ellis; Latham & Watkins), January 16, 2019
  2. Gilde Buy Out Partners' Acquisition of Gundlach Automotive Corporation - Global Legal Chronicle, (Kirkland & Ellis; Sidley Austin), January 16, 2019
  3. Crowell & Moring Taps Ex-Squire Leader to Drive London Growth, Newswire, January 16, 2019
  4. Boston Forecast Sees More Law Firm Mergers Ahead, Newswire, January 16, 2019
  5. EU's Right to Be Forgotten Could Come Under Heavy Challenge, Newswire, January 16, 2019
  6. Justice Breyer Joins Conservative Wing to Uphold Tougher Prison Sentence, Newswire, January 16, 2019
  7. Morrison & Foerster Hires 2 Executive Compensation and Tax Specialists From Davis Polk in NY, American Lawyer, January 15, 2019
  8. Mayer Brown adds CLO partner to London finance practice - GlobalCapital, (Mayer Brown), January 15, 2019



Magic Circle - Press Releases

  1. Co-head of A&O’s Arbitration practice appointed QC, Allen & Overy, January 15, 2019
  2. Clifford Chance advises Cinven on investment in leading retargeting technology provider RTB House, Clifford Chance, January 15, 2019
  3. Clifford Chance advises Eurus and YARD on Windpark Deil as it reaches financial close, Clifford Chance, January 15, 2019
Large Law Firm - Press Releases

  1. DLA Piper advises US electronics distributor Avnet on acquisition of Softweb Group, DLA Piper, January 16, 2019
  2. Ashurst advises on largest solar PV farm in Australia, Ashurst, January 16, 2019
  3. Ashurst advises Navitas on revised acquisition proposal from BGH Consortium, Ashurst, January 16, 2019
  4. S$75 Million Grant to Pave the Way to Singapore's Equity Market, Bird & Bird, January 16, 2019
  5. European Parliament proposes enhanced sanctions to enforce implementation of Regulation 261 on air passenger rights, Bird & Bird, January 15, 2019
  6. Would the delays caused by the impoundment of an aircraft due to the airline's failure to pay an outstanding debt to local authorities amount to an "extraordinary circumstance" under EC 261/2004?, Bird & Bird, January 15, 2019
  7. Profit Diversion Compliance Facility (“the PDCF”) - last chance for businesses to correct their tax affairs, Bird & Bird, January 15, 2019
  8. Annual Real Estate and Finance Drinks Party, Bird & Bird, January 15, 2019
  9. DLA Piper partners with UNICEF Australia for child rights, DLA Piper, January 15, 2019
  10. Repowering wind farm sites – issues to be considered, Burges Salmon, January 15, 2019
  11. FCA proposes changes to Permitted Links rules to facilitate investment in patient capital, Burges Salmon, January 15, 2019
  12. To Reasonably Agree or to Reasonably Not Agree? – Agreements to Agree Revisited, Watson Farley, January 15, 2019
  13. WFW advises SERI on the sale of ITE to Serenissima, Watson Farley, January 15, 2019
  14. Amendments to Bermuda Investment Funds Act 2006, Appleby, January 15, 2019
  15. Regulations Steering Bermuda Captives Ahead of the Competition, Appleby, January 15, 2019
  16. New report shows how Europe's fastest growing financial services companies stay ahead of the pack, Pinsents, January 15, 2019
  17. Ashurst ADTLaw advises Shanghai Pudong Development Bank on a S$40,000,000 term loan facility, Ashurst, January 15, 2019
  18. Travers Smith advises on the acquisition of West Midland Safari Park, Travers Smith, January 15, 2019



Legal Vendors

  1. FRONTEO’s “Patent Explorer 19” Named Finalist for “Product Innovation Competition” in the upcoming Legalweek New York 2019, FRONTEO (TechLaw, UBIC, eVolve), January 15, 2019
  2. Law Firms Must Focus on Digital Strategy to Address Worries over Business Model and Hyper-Competition, Legal Executive Institute: Blog, January 15, 2019
Local General Counsel Moves

  1. Stewart Title Ltd. Appoints Ferky Azib to General Counsel and Corporate Secretary - Business Wire, January 16, 2019
  2. Attorney General Leevin Camacho prioritizes collecting unpaid taxes, announces leadership - Pacific Daily News, January 16, 2019
  3. Proposals of Fingrid's Shareholders' Nomination Board to the Annual General Meeting - GlobeNewswire, January 16, 2019
  4. EXCLUSIVE: McCabe’s FBI Tried to Re-engage Christopher Steele After Comey Was Fired - The Epoch Times, January 16, 2019
  5. FMC Announces Appointment of Michael F. Reilly as General Counsel Following Retirement of Andrea E. Utecht - PRNewswire, January 15, 2019
  6. Adtalem expands role for general counsel - Corporate Secretary, January 15, 2019
  7. What tech will be watching for as Barr testifies - Politico, January 15, 2019
  8. The 'Do Not Disturb' Movement Is Spreading. Are You Ready? | Corporate Counsel -, January 15, 2019
  9. Addleshaw Goddard Adds Singapore Partner From Ince & Co | International | The American Lawyer -, January 15, 2019
  10. AshBritt Executive joins DeSantis Leadership Team - PRNewswire, January 15, 2019
  11. Attorney general nominee Bill Barr’s Senate confirmation hearing: what to expect - Vox, January 15, 2019
  12. We Need to Know Why the Intelligence Community Suspects Donald Trump - Washington Monthly, January 15, 2019
  13. BakerHostetler adds to Securities Litigation Practice - Institutional Asset Manager, January 15, 2019
  14. Temenos Offers NAV Oversight via Bloomberg Terminal - FTF News, January 15, 2019


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