Entries by Lucy Watson

Jeantet Advised Telecom Invest a Management Trust with Natixis

Paris, 12th April 2021 – Jeantet AARPI advised Telecom Invest in the establishment of a management trust with Natixis CIB, fiduciary. This unprecedented structuring will enable the trust set up by Télécom Invest and managed by Natixis CIB to acquire receivables in respect of leases on land used for telecommunications infrastructures and rights to manage […]

Irwin Mitchell Boosts Employment Team With Partner Hire

Law Firm Continues To Invest In Its Services For Senior Executives And Employees National law firm Irwin Mitchell has boosted its London Employment and Professional Discipline team with the appointment of partner Danielle Parsons from Slater & Gordon. Danielle is a leading lawyer representing senior executives and professionals in high value discrimination, whistleblowing and high […]

IP Introduces Fast Track Trademark Registration and Renewal

On 23 February 2021, the Department of Intellectual Property issued a Notification introducing a fast track examination process for trademark registration and renewal. This notification is issued with the aim of expediting trademark registrations and the renewal process, thus enhancing and facilitating trademark protection for both the private sector and general public; enabling them to […]

New Dutch legislative proposal on transfer pricing mismatches

A new Dutch legislative proposal has been published for public consultation in order to prevent tax avoidance due to mismatches that relate to transfer pricing. At the same time two other proposals have been filed with respect to Atad2 application and qualification of foreign entities, which will not be covered in this news flash. The […]

The inability to pay debts test before the Maltese Courts

In its recent decision Xuereb v Weber Construction Limited Et (decided 18 March 2021) the Civil Court (Commercial Section) weighed in once more on the appropriate tests to be applied when assessing a company’s inability to pay its debts under Maltese corporate insolvency law. One of Weber Construction Limited’s (“Weber”) shareholders filed an application in […]

Gibson Dunn Wins Awards at 2021 Benchmark Litigation US Awards

Benchmark Litigation recognized Gibson Dunn at its 2021 Benchmark US awards ceremony with six awards. Gibson Dunn was named East Coast Appellate Firm of the Year, California Antitrust Firm of the Year and California Labor & Employment Firm of the Year.  Additionally, Los Angeles partner Theane Evangelis was named California Labor & Employment Litigator of the Year […]

Delaware M&A Quarterly

In The Williams Companies Stockholder Litigation, the Delaware Court of Chancery enjoined a shareholder rights plan adopted by The Williams Companies at the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic.  This “poison pill” had a package of novel features, including a 5% trigger (albeit with a passive investor carve-out) and an “acting in concert” provision that extended […]

Get to know Grant Thornton

Grant Thornton is one of the world’s leading organisations of independent assurance, tax and advisory firms. These firms help dynamic organisations unlock their potential for growth by providing meaningful, forward looking advice. Proactive teams, led by approachable partners in these firms, use insights, experience and instinct to understand complex issues for privately owned, publicly listed […]

LEX Law Offices advises LLCP on the acquisition of Creditinfo Group

Levine Leichtman Capital Partners (LLCP), a global private equity firm has acquired Creditinfo Group. Established in 1997 and headquartered in Reykjavík, Iceland, Creditinfo is a provider of credit information and risk management solutions worldwide. Fanney Frímannsdóttir, attorney at LEX Law Offices, acted as local counsel to LLCP on the acquisition. Helgi Jóhannesson