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Big Deals

  1. Collectors Universe to be Acquired by Investor Group for Approximately $700 Million - CoinWeek, (Wilson Sonsini), December 2, 2020
  2. Riverside Partners Completes Merger of Allied Dental with PG Dental - PRNewswire, (Choate Hall), December 2, 2020
  3. Formentor Capital's €12 Million Acquisition of Excom – Global Legal Chronicle - Global Legal Chronicle, (DLA Piper), December 2, 2020
  4. Intel Corporation's Acquisition of SigOpt - Global Legal Chronicle, (O'Melveny & Myers), December 2, 2020
  5. CSX' Acquisition of Pan Am Railways in New England - Global Legal Chronicle, (Davis Polk), December 2, 2020
  6. IHS Markit's Merger With S&P Global – Global Legal Chronicle - Global Legal Chronicle, (Davis Polk), December 2, 2020
  7. Sysnet Global Solutions Acquires the Managed Compliance Solutions (MCS) Division of ControlScan, Inc. to Boost SMB Security Worldwide - Business Wire, (Sidley Austin), December 2, 2020
  8. Enviva Partners' Acquisition of Georgia Biomass – Global Legal Chronicle - Global Legal Chronicle, (K & L Gates), December 2, 2020
  9. IN BRIEF: Latham leads law firm trio advising Facebook's Kustomer buy - Reuters, (Weil Gotshal; Latham & Watkins), December 2, 2020
  10. Hawaiian Telcom to Acquire Inter-Island Submarine and Terrestrial Fiber Infrastructure Assets from Paniolo Cable Company - Valdosta Daily Times, (Morgan Lewis; Cravath Swaine & Moore), December 1, 2020
  11. Vector Capital to Acquire Mood Media - StreetInsider.com, (Paul Hastings), December 1, 2020
  12. Blackstone's Acquisition of DCI – Global Legal Chronicle - Global Legal Chronicle, (Simpson Thacher), December 1, 2020
  13. New York private equity firm acquires Angstrom Technology - grbj.com, (McGuireWoods), December 1, 2020
  14. Atlas Holdings Announces the Sale of Novipax and Formation of NPX ONE - StreetInsider.com, (King & Spalding), December 1, 2020
  15. McDermott Advises Kaiser Aluminum Corporation - Citybizlist, (McDermott Will), December 1, 2020
Attorney Moves

  1. Venable Launches Chicago Office and Adds Construction Law Group, Venable, December 1, 2020
  2. Weil Adds Corporate Partner Shawn B. Cooley in Washington, D.C., Weil Gotshal, December 1, 2020
  3. Alston & Bird taps Cadwalader for trio of structured finance lawyers - The Global Legal Post, (Cadwalader Wickersham; Alston & Bird), December 2, 2020
  4. WilmerHale Snaps Up Soros Fund General Counsel Boyd Johnson - Bloomberg Law, (Wilmer Hale), December 2, 2020
  5. Mayer Brown hires five-strong German competition team from Baker McKenzie - The Global Legal Post, (Mayer Brown), December 2, 2020
  6. Squire Patton Boggs makes double partner hire in Sydney to bolster energy practice - The Global Legal Post, (Weil Gotshal; Squire Patton Boggs; Shearman & Sterling), December 2, 2020
  7. Former Head of SDNY Geoffrey Berman Joins Fried Frank - Bloomberg Law, (Willkie Farr & Gallagher; Fried Frank), December 1, 2020
  8. Gibson Dunn Hires Former SEC Official From Sidley in Washington - Bloomberg Law, (Gibson Dunn & Crutcher), December 1, 2020
  9. Latham & Watkins Continues Bay Area M&A and Private Equity Practice Expansion - PRNewswire, (Kirkland & Ellis; Latham & Watkins), December 1, 2020
  10. Ropes & Gray hires second Kirkland & Ellis partner in London this year - The Global Legal Post, (Weil Gotshal), December 1, 2020
Coronavirus: Law Firm News

  1. Sarah Mitchell Montgomery Discusses COVID-19 Vaccinations and Impending Litigation in “Y’all-itics” Podcast, Jackson Walker, December 1, 2020
  2. Allison Murdock Discusses Stinson's Support for Personnel Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic with American Lawyer, Stinson Leonard Street, December 1, 2020

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PUBLICATIONS

AmLaw Daily (Law.com)

  1. Yuuup!: 'Storage Wars' Star David Hester Just Lost His Court Battle With Public Storage, December 2, 2020
  2. Will Law Firm Partnerships Take Advantage of New Tax Measures?, December 1, 2020
Legal Week

  1. Charles Russell Speechlys Relaunches In Hong Kong As Registered Local Law Firm, December 2, 2020
  2. HSF Commits to Net Carbon Zero by 2030, December 2, 2020
  3. Goodwin, Latham Among Firms Advising on $27.7B Slack Sale, December 2, 2020
  4. EU Commission Takes on Big Tech With New Competition Rules, December 2, 2020
  5. Kobre & Kim Hires Regional Managing Director for Latin America, December 2, 2020
  6. Allen & Overy Picks Up Baton For Harry Dunn's Parents Following High Court Ruling, December 2, 2020
  7. Former US Ambassador to Head Mastercard's Global Litigation, Public Policy, December 2, 2020
  8. Italian Heavyweight Rebrands Following Name Partner Exit, December 2, 2020
  9. Cooley Promotes 16 to Partner, December 2, 2020
  10. SRA Bans Former Eversheds and Kingsley Napley Employees, December 2, 2020
  11. Latest UK Firm Repays Government Furlough Money, December 2, 2020
  12. Ince Buoyed By Overseas Offices as UK Revenue Slumps, December 2, 2020
  13. Stephenson Harwood Makes Hong Kong Lateral After Departures, December 2, 2020
  14. Linklaters Ditches Quarterly Distributions in Favour of More Frequent Pay-Outs, December 2, 2020
  15. BT Launches Belfast Legal Services Hub, December 2, 2020
  16. How To Help Your Junior Lawyers Thrive During Remote Working, December 2, 2020
Lawyer News

  1. You have just one month to sort out your European LLP, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, December 2, 2020
  2. Freshfields former innovation head lands new exec role, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, December 2, 2020
  3. BPP’s PR team blocked from Wikipedia for promotional edits, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, December 2, 2020
  4. Luxembourg’s Arendt wins top prize at The Lawyer European Awards 2020, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, December 2, 2020
  5. ASOS announces permanent GC appointment, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, December 1, 2020
  6. Burges Salmon to repay furlough money, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, December 1, 2020
  7. Cooley promotes City lawyer in annual promotions, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, December 1, 2020
  8. Womble Bond bypasses London in delayed UK promotions round, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, December 1, 2020
  9. Ince extends salary reductions to end of financial year, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, December 1, 2020
  10. BT joins nearshoring throng with £2.7m Belfast legal hub, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, December 1, 2020
  11. City trio at the helm as Debenhams’ rescue effort fails, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, December 1, 2020
  12. Electronic presentation of courtroom evidence addresses accessibility issues and provides case clarity in Singapore, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, December 1, 2020
  13. The art of apology; what we can learn from KFC about correcting mistakes, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, December 1, 2020
  14. News on the rent front, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, December 1, 2020
  15. Using content to make the most from digital events, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, December 1, 2020
  16. Coronavirus Portugal – Impact on regulatory and criminal liability, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, December 1, 2020
  17. What do the new insolvency guidelines mean for construction contractors?, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, December 1, 2020
  18. The dawn of a green industrial revolution?, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, December 1, 2020
  19. Bitesize Brexit 2.0. Tips on what to do now: providing services, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, December 1, 2020
  20. Supreme Court delivers landmark judgment in Halliburton v Chubb, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, December 1, 2020
  21. The countdown to Brexit and beyond US/UK trade what next? A view from both sides of the US divide, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, December 1, 2020
  22. Bermuda Offers One Year Residency Permit for Remote Workers in Response to Covid-19, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, December 1, 2020
  23. The anatomy of the disciplinary process, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, December 1, 2020

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US FIRM NEWS

Atlanta

  1. Alston & Bird taps Cadwalader for trio of structured finance lawyers - The Global Legal Post, (Alston & Bird), December 2, 2020
  2. Atlas Holdings Announces the Sale of Novipax and Formation of NPX ONE - StreetInsider.com, (King & Spalding), December 1, 2020
Boston

  1. Riverside Partners Completes Merger of Allied Dental with PG Dental - PRNewswire, (Choate Hall), December 2, 2020
  2. WilmerHale Snaps Up Soros Fund General Counsel Boyd Johnson - Bloomberg Law, (Wilmer Hale), December 2, 2020
California

  1. Collectors Universe to be Acquired by Investor Group for Approximately $700 Million - CoinWeek, (Wilson Sonsini), December 2, 2020
  2. Intel Corporation's Acquisition of SigOpt - Global Legal Chronicle, (O'Melveny & Myers), December 2, 2020
  3. IN BRIEF: Latham leads law firm trio advising Facebook's Kustomer buy - Reuters, (Latham & Watkins), December 2, 2020
  4. Gibson Dunn Hires Former SEC Official From Sidley in Washington - Bloomberg Law, (Gibson Dunn & Crutcher), December 1, 2020
  5. Latham & Watkins Continues Bay Area M&A and Private Equity Practice Expansion - PRNewswire, (Latham & Watkins), December 1, 2020
  6. Vector Capital to Acquire Mood Media - StreetInsider.com, (Paul Hastings), December 1, 2020
Chicago

  1. Formentor Capital's €12 Million Acquisition of Excom – Global Legal Chronicle - Global Legal Chronicle, (DLA Piper), December 2, 2020
  2. Sysnet Global Solutions Acquires the Managed Compliance Solutions (MCS) Division of ControlScan, Inc. to Boost SMB Security Worldwide - Business Wire, (Sidley Austin), December 2, 2020
  3. Mayer Brown hires five-strong German competition team from Baker McKenzie - The Global Legal Post, (Mayer Brown), December 2, 2020
  4. Latham & Watkins Continues Bay Area M&A and Private Equity Practice Expansion - PRNewswire, (Kirkland & Ellis), December 1, 2020
  5. McDermott Advises Kaiser Aluminum Corporation - Citybizlist, (McDermott Will), December 1, 2020
New York

  1. Alston & Bird taps Cadwalader for trio of structured finance lawyers - The Global Legal Post, (Cadwalader Wickersham), December 2, 2020
  2. CSX' Acquisition of Pan Am Railways in New England - Global Legal Chronicle, (Davis Polk), December 2, 2020
  3. IHS Markit's Merger With S&P Global – Global Legal Chronicle - Global Legal Chronicle, (Davis Polk), December 2, 2020
  4. IN BRIEF: Latham leads law firm trio advising Facebook's Kustomer buy - Reuters, (Weil Gotshal), December 2, 2020
  5. Squire Patton Boggs makes double partner hire in Sydney to bolster energy practice - The Global Legal Post, (Weil Gotshal; Shearman & Sterling), December 2, 2020
  6. Former Head of SDNY Geoffrey Berman Joins Fried Frank - Bloomberg Law, (Willkie Farr & Gallagher; Fried Frank), December 1, 2020
  7. Hawaiian Telcom to Acquire Inter-Island Submarine and Terrestrial Fiber Infrastructure Assets from Paniolo Cable Company - Valdosta Daily Times, (Cravath Swaine & Moore), December 1, 2020
  8. Blackstone's Acquisition of DCI – Global Legal Chronicle - Global Legal Chronicle, (Simpson Thacher), December 1, 2020
  9. Ropes & Gray hires second Kirkland & Ellis partner in London this year - The Global Legal Post, (Weil Gotshal), December 1, 2020
Philadelphia

  1. Hawaiian Telcom to Acquire Inter-Island Submarine and Terrestrial Fiber Infrastructure Assets from Paniolo Cable Company - Valdosta Daily Times, (Morgan Lewis), December 1, 2020
Washington DC

  1. WilmerHale Snaps Up Soros Fund General Counsel Boyd Johnson - Bloomberg Law, (Wilmer Hale), December 2, 2020
  2. Squire Patton Boggs makes double partner hire in Sydney to bolster energy practice - The Global Legal Post, (Squire Patton Boggs), December 2, 2020
Other - Eastern US

  1. Enviva Partners' Acquisition of Georgia Biomass – Global Legal Chronicle - Global Legal Chronicle, (K & L Gates), December 2, 2020
  2. New York private equity firm acquires Angstrom Technology - grbj.com, (McGuireWoods), December 1, 2020

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INTERNATIONAL FIRM NEWS

Canada

  1. The Lion Electric Company, Northern Genesis Acquisition Corp. Announce Merger - School Transportation News, (Stikeman Elliott; BLG), December 2, 2020
United Kingdom

  1. China Power International Holding Limited's Acquisition Of Zuma Energia - Global Legal Chronicle, (Herbert Smith), December 2, 2020
  2. Squire Patton Boggs makes double partner hire in Sydney to bolster energy practice - The Global Legal Post, (Norton Rose; Herbert Smith), December 2, 2020
  3. Mayer Brown hires five-strong German competition team from Baker McKenzie - The Global Legal Post, (Freshfields), December 1, 2020
  4. Linklaters Ditches Quarterly Distributions in Favour of More Frequent Pay-Outs - Law.com, (Linklaters), December 1, 2020
  5. Ropes & Gray hires second Kirkland & Ellis partner in London this year - The Global Legal Post, (Linklaters), December 1, 2020
  6. Corporate, M&A and securities partner joins Norton Rose Fulbright in Houston - GlobeNewswire, (Norton Rose), December 1, 2020
  7. Alston & Bird taps Cadwalader for trio of structured finance lawyers - The Global Legal Post, (Norton Rose), December 1, 2020
Australia

  1. China Power International Holding Limited's Acquisition Of Zuma Energia - Global Legal Chronicle, (Freehills), December 2, 2020
  2. Squire Patton Boggs makes double partner hire in Sydney to bolster energy practice - The Global Legal Post, (Freehills), December 2, 2020

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Legal Vendor / Consultant News

  1. A Measured Response: Revising Lawyer Compensation Models in a Distressed Economy, Legal Executive Institute: Blog, December 1, 2020
  2. 10 Must-Haves for Great Legal Operations, Mitratech: Press Releases, December 1, 2020
  3. ContactEase Recommended Reading: When COVID Came, Law Firms Delivered Important Messages in Perilous Times, Cole Valley Software: ContactEase, December 1, 2020
  4. The Thomson Reuters Institute: Insights, Thought Leadership & Engagement, Legal Executive Institute: Blog, December 1, 2020

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