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TOP NEWS

Big Deals

  1. TikTok, Oracle face several hurdles to keep deal alive - New York Post, (Stroock & Stroock), September 15, 2020
  2. Progress' $220 Million Acquisition Of Chef – Global Legal Chronicle - Global Legal Chronicle, (Wilson Sonsini), September 15, 2020
  3. NVIDIA's $40 Billion Acquisition Of Arm from SoftBank – Global Legal Chronicle - Global Legal Chronicle, (Cleary Gottlieb), September 15, 2020
  4. Freshfields, Sidley, STB advise on Yum China's $2.2 bln HK secondary listing - Legal Business Online, (Simpson Thacher), September 15, 2020
  5. Dynamo's Acquisition of Imagineer Technology Group – Global Legal Chronicle - Global Legal Chronicle, (Kirkland & Ellis), September 15, 2020
  6. Gilead Sciences' Acquisition Of Immunomedics – Global Legal Chronicle - Global Legal Chronicle, (Goodwin Procter), September 15, 2020
  7. Republic of Argentina's debt restructuring involves Clifford Chance - ICLG.com, (Clifford Chance), September 14, 2020
  8. Week kicks off with $60B Sunday, keeping deal teams busy at Latham, Davis Polk and more - Reuters, (Latham & Watkins; Davis Polk), September 14, 2020
  9. Mayer Brown advises Dow on sale of US Gulf Coast marine and terminal operations and assets, Mayer Brown, September 14, 2020
  10. Mayer Brown advises Leapfrog on investment in PasarPolis, Mayer Brown, September 14, 2020
  11. América Móvil Sells TracFone to Verizon for $6.25 Billion, Cleary Gottlieb, September 14, 2020
Attorney Moves

  1. Firm Continues Corporate Growth with New Partner Hire in London, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, September 14, 2020
  2. Dentons expands in Toronto with addition of corporate and securities partner, Dentons (McKenna Long), September 14, 2020
  3. Hogan Lovells adds leading Capital Markets partner in New York, Hogan Lovells, September 14, 2020
  4. Linn Mayhew Joins McGuireWoods’ Leading Global Finance Practice in London, McGuireWoods, September 14, 2020
  5. Tom Rice joins DLA Piper's Corporate practice in New York, DLA Piper, September 14, 2020
  6. Winston & Strawn Trial Lawyer Jumps to Kirkland's Dallas Office | Texas Lawyer - Law.com, (Fish & Richardson; Winston & Strawn; Kirkland & Ellis; Weil Gotshal; Vinson & Elkins; Jones Day), September 15, 2020
  7. Kirkland Capital Markets Vet Jumps to Hogan Lovells | The American Lawyer - The American Lawyer, (Kirkland & Ellis; Skadden Arps), September 15, 2020
  8. Cleary M&A Veteran Heads to Milbank | The American Lawyer - The American Lawyer, (Irell & Manella; Cleary Gottlieb), September 14, 2020
  9. Latham hires from Linklaters to secure London capital markets partner - The Global Legal Post, (Latham & Watkins; Mayer Brown), September 14, 2020
  10. Leading Cleary M&A Partner Neil Whoriskey Heads to Milbank - Bloomberg Law, (Davis Polk), September 14, 2020
  11. DLA Piper scores Linklaters and Weil Gotshal partners in Germany - ICLG.com, (Weil Gotshal; K & L Gates; DLA Piper), September 14, 2020
  12. Simon Marchant, Ex-Freshfields Heavyweight, Joins Shearman & Sterling - Law.com, (Weil Gotshal; Latham & Watkins; Shearman & Sterling), September 14, 2020
Technology

  1. How COVID-19 will change legal innovation - The Lawyer's Daily, September 14, 2020
Coronavirus: Law Firm News

  1. Cal/OSHA Announces Citations to Multiple Employers for COVID-19 Violations, Seyfarth Shaw, September 15, 2020
  2. As Hollywood reopens, COVID-19 liability waivers abound. What are they and should you sign?, Loeb & Loeb: Press Releases, September 14, 2020
  3. Five FAQs: Paid Sick Leave for COVID-19-Qualifying Reasons Available to All California Employees Under New Law, Dorsey & Whitney, September 14, 2020
  4. Hogan Lovells advises Valneva on its COVID-19 vaccine partnership with the UK Government, Hogan Lovells, September 14, 2020
  5. COVID-19 and Hatch-Waxman Litigation in the District of New Jersey, Gibbons, September 14, 2020

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PUBLICATIONS

AmLaw Daily (Law.com)

  1. Litigation to Continue in Miami as Spartan Race Stumbles in Class Action Over Insurance Fee, September 15, 2020
  2. Wall Street Law Firms Join Corporate Clients in Letter to NYC Mayor, September 15, 2020
  3. Fox News Analyst, Ex-Judge Accused of Sexually Assaulting Man While Presiding Over His Case, September 14, 2020
Lawyer News

  1. CMS has fended off the critics, but growth is elusive, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, September 15, 2020
  2. Attorney General accused of “cronyism” over off-panel Brexit advice, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, September 15, 2020
  3. Freshfields former innovation chief lands new gig, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, September 15, 2020
  4. BCLP bumps trainee salaries as more firms reveal retention, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, September 15, 2020
  5. FTSE 100 tech group hires new legal chief, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, September 15, 2020
  6. Hong Kong and China: a perspective, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, September 14, 2020
  7. Reflections on Loss, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, September 14, 2020
  8. Shearman hires Freshfields veteran for strategic help, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, September 14, 2020
  9. Keystone to resume dividends despite profits slowdown, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, September 14, 2020
  10. Injunctions to enforce restrictive covenants – some pitfalls, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, September 14, 2020
  11. Pensions Ombudsman update – September 2020, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, September 14, 2020
  12. The best app integrations for Microsoft Teams to supercharge collaboration & performance, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, September 14, 2020
  13. Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Guernsey, TheLawyer.com: Latest News, September 14, 2020

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US FIRM NEWS

Boston

  1. Winston & Strawn Trial Lawyer Jumps to Kirkland's Dallas Office | Texas Lawyer - Law.com, (Fish & Richardson), September 15, 2020
  2. Gilead Sciences' Acquisition Of Immunomedics – Global Legal Chronicle - Global Legal Chronicle, (Goodwin Procter), September 15, 2020
  3. Creative Lawyers Target Patent Board With Constitutional Suits - Bloomberg Law, (Ropes & Gray), September 14, 2020
  4. Wake Up Call: Big Firms Advise in $60 Billion Deals Over Weekend - Bloomberg Law, (Goodwin Procter), September 14, 2020
  5. Potomac Law Group gains life sciences expertise - ICLG.com, (Ropes & Gray), September 14, 2020
California

  1. Progress' $220 Million Acquisition Of Chef – Global Legal Chronicle - Global Legal Chronicle, (Wilson Sonsini), September 15, 2020
  2. Wake Up Call: Big Firms Advise in $60 Billion Deals Over Weekend - Bloomberg Law, (Munger Tolles; Latham & Watkins), September 14, 2020
  3. Cleary M&A Veteran Heads to Milbank | The American Lawyer - The American Lawyer, (Irell & Manella), September 14, 2020
  4. Latham hires from Linklaters to secure London capital markets partner - The Global Legal Post, (Latham & Watkins), September 14, 2020
  5. Week kicks off with $60B Sunday, keeping deal teams busy at Latham, Davis Polk and more - Reuters, (Latham & Watkins), September 14, 2020
  6. Spotify Taps Paramount Veteran to Lead Podcast Dealmaking - Hollywood Reporter, (Latham & Watkins), September 14, 2020
  7. Deal Watch Sunday Funday: Latham, Davis Polk, MoFo, Watchtell Primaries on $60B in Sunday Deals | The American Lawyer - Law.com, (Latham & Watkins; Morrison & Foerster), September 14, 2020
  8. Simon Marchant, Ex-Freshfields Heavyweight, Joins Shearman & Sterling - Law.com, (Latham & Watkins), September 14, 2020
Chicago

  1. Kirkland Capital Markets Vet Jumps to Hogan Lovells | The American Lawyer - The American Lawyer, (Kirkland & Ellis), September 15, 2020
  2. Dynamo's Acquisition of Imagineer Technology Group – Global Legal Chronicle - Global Legal Chronicle, (Kirkland & Ellis), September 15, 2020
  3. Winston & Strawn Trial Lawyer Jumps to Kirkland's Dallas Office | Texas Lawyer - Law.com, (Winston & Strawn; Kirkland & Ellis), September 14, 2020
  4. 'This Advice Was Wrong,' Ex-Client of Mayer Brown Alleges in $1M Suit | Texas Lawyer - Law.com, (Mayer Brown), September 14, 2020
  5. Latham hires from Linklaters to secure London capital markets partner - The Global Legal Post, (Mayer Brown), September 14, 2020
  6. J.C. Penney lawyers called in for a private meeting with a new judge - The Dallas Morning News, (Kirkland & Ellis), September 14, 2020
  7. DLA Piper scores Linklaters and Weil Gotshal partners in Germany - ICLG.com, (DLA Piper), September 14, 2020
  8. Wake Up Call: Big Firms Advise in $60 Billion Deals Over Weekend - Bloomberg Law, (Dentons), September 14, 2020
  9. Owner of New York Sports Clubs, Lucille Roberts Files for Bankruptcy - The Wall Street Journal, (Kirkland & Ellis), September 14, 2020
New York

  1. TikTok, Oracle face several hurdles to keep deal alive - New York Post, (Stroock & Stroock), September 15, 2020
  2. NVIDIA's $40 Billion Acquisition Of Arm from SoftBank – Global Legal Chronicle - Global Legal Chronicle, (Cleary Gottlieb), September 15, 2020
  3. Kirkland Capital Markets Vet Jumps to Hogan Lovells | The American Lawyer - The American Lawyer, (Skadden Arps), September 15, 2020
  4. Freshfields, Sidley, STB advise on Yum China's $2.2 bln HK secondary listing - Legal Business Online, (Simpson Thacher), September 15, 2020
  5. MetLife to Face Appeal of Suit Over $500 Million Annuity Error - Bloomberg Law, (Debevoise & Plimpton), September 15, 2020
  6. Hertz junior creditors sue Barclays, BOKF over rights to cash, securities - Reuters, (Kramer Levin), September 14, 2020
  7. Week kicks off with $60B Sunday, keeping deal teams busy at Latham, Davis Polk and more - Reuters, (Davis Polk), September 14, 2020
  8. Republic of Argentina's debt restructuring involves Clifford Chance - ICLG.com, (Clifford Chance), September 14, 2020
  9. Winston & Strawn Trial Lawyer Jumps to Kirkland's Dallas Office | Texas Lawyer - Law.com, (Weil Gotshal), September 14, 2020
  10. Cleary M&A Veteran Heads to Milbank | The American Lawyer - The American Lawyer, (Cleary Gottlieb), September 14, 2020
  11. Leading Cleary M&A Partner Neil Whoriskey Heads to Milbank - Bloomberg Law, (Davis Polk), September 14, 2020
  12. Bloomberg Law - Bloomberg Law, (Davis Polk), September 14, 2020
  13. TEGNA's $550 Million Debt Offering - Global Legal Chronicle, (Simpson Thacher), September 14, 2020
  14. Wake Up Call: Big Firms Advise in $60 Billion Deals Over Weekend - Bloomberg Law, (Paul Weiss; Davis Polk), September 14, 2020
  15. How Some Attys Are Ditching BigLaw For Public Interest Work - Law360, (Paul Weiss), September 14, 2020
  16. DLA Piper scores Linklaters and Weil Gotshal partners in Germany - ICLG.com, (Weil Gotshal), September 14, 2020
  17. Deal Watch Sunday Funday: Latham, Davis Polk, MoFo, Watchtell Primaries on $60B in Sunday Deals | The American Lawyer - Law.com, (Weil Gotshal; Wachtell Lipton; Davis Polk), September 14, 2020
  18. Simon Marchant, Ex-Freshfields Heavyweight, Joins Shearman & Sterling - Law.com, (Weil Gotshal; Shearman & Sterling), September 14, 2020
Philadelphia

  1. Freshfields leads Yum China's HKSE listing raising USD 2.2 billion - ICLG.com, (Morgan Lewis), September 14, 2020
  2. How Some Attys Are Ditching BigLaw For Public Interest Work - Law360, (Morgan Lewis), September 14, 2020
Texas

  1. Tennessee Titans' New Legal Chief Comes Home to Nashville - Bloomberg Law, (Norton Rose Fulbright), September 14, 2020
  2. Winston & Strawn Trial Lawyer Jumps to Kirkland's Dallas Office | Texas Lawyer - Law.com, (Vinson & Elkins), September 14, 2020
  3. J.C. Penney lawyers called in for a private meeting with a new judge - The Dallas Morning News, (Akin Gump), September 14, 2020
  4. Potomac Law Group gains life sciences expertise - ICLG.com, (Vinson & Elkins), September 14, 2020
Washington DC

  1. J.C. Penney lawyers called in for a private meeting with a new judge - The Dallas Morning News, (Akin Gump), September 14, 2020
Other - Eastern US

  1. MetLife to Face Appeal of Suit Over $500 Million Annuity Error - Bloomberg Law, (Richards Layton), September 14, 2020
  2. DLA Piper scores Linklaters and Weil Gotshal partners in Germany - ICLG.com, (K & L Gates), September 14, 2020
Other - Central US

  1. Winston & Strawn Trial Lawyer Jumps to Kirkland's Dallas Office | Texas Lawyer - Law.com, (Jones Day), September 14, 2020

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INTERNATIONAL FIRM NEWS

Canada

  1. Novacap's new financial services fund acquires Optiom - PE Hub, (BLG), September 15, 2020
  2. The tax implications of having workers in another province - Wealth Professional, (McCarthy Tetrault), September 14, 2020
United Kingdom

  1. Freshfields, Sidley advise on Yum China's $2.2 bln HK secondary listing - Legal Business Online, (Freshfields), September 15, 2020
  2. Linklaters and Freshfields Join Calls To UK PM To Support Trans Rights - Law.com, (Linklaters; Freshfields), September 15, 2020
  3. Slaughter and May Wins £3M Department of Transport Contract - Law.com, (Slaughter and May), September 14, 2020
  4. Freshfields leads Yum China's HKSE listing raising USD 2.2 billion - ICLG.com, (Slaughter and May; Freshfields), September 14, 2020
  5. KPMG UK Law Chief: COVID-19 'Absolutely Will Change' Legal Industry | Legaltech News - Law.com, (Addleshaw Goddard), September 14, 2020
  6. Republic of Argentina's debt restructuring involves Clifford Chance - ICLG.com, (Clifford Chance; Allen & Overy), September 14, 2020
  7. Latham hires from Linklaters to secure London capital markets partner - The Global Legal Post, (Linklaters; Freshfields), September 14, 2020
  8. Wake Up Call: Big Firms Advise in $60 Billion Deals Over Weekend - Bloomberg Law, (Dentons), September 14, 2020
  9. Simon Marchant, Ex-Freshfields Heavyweight, Joins Shearman & Sterling - Law.com, (Freshfields), September 14, 2020
  10. DLA Piper scores Linklaters and Weil Gotshal partners in Germany - ICLG.com, (Linklaters), September 14, 2020
  11. US and Magic Circle Firms Advising On G4S Takeover Bid - Law.com, (Linklaters; Freshfields), September 14, 2020
  12. High Court welcomes three new solicitor-judges - Law Gazette, (Herbert Smith), September 14, 2020
Australia

  1. King & Wood Mallesons crowned Asia Pacific's top law firm brand - The Global Legal Post, (Freehills; King & Wood Mallesons), September 15, 2020
  2. Wake Up Call: Big Firms Advise in $60 Billion Deals Over Weekend - Bloomberg Law, (Freehills), September 15, 2020
  3. Simon Marchant, Ex-Freshfields Heavyweight, Joins Shearman & Sterling - Law.com, (Clayton Utz), September 14, 2020

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  1. LexisNexis Introduces Lexis+ Premium Legal Solution, LexisNexis: Press Releases, September 14, 2020
  2. Lawyer productivity under attack: How to fight back, Legal Executive Institute: Blog, September 14, 2020
  3. The post pandemic legal landscape, Open Text: Press Releases, September 14, 2020

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