Entries by leadersinlaw

Simmons & Simmons Opens Office in Shenzhen, China

Simmons & Simmons has opened an office in southeastern Chinese city Shenzhen. The new office is Simmons’ third in the country, alongside its operations in Beijing and Shanghai. The new office will focus on telecommunications, media and technology (TMT)—areas in which the firm already advises Shenzhen clients. TMT partner Jingyuan Shi is moving from the […]

KPMG adds to Asia legal presence

The KPMG Global Legal Services network is pleased to announce that it has expanded its legal capabilities in Asia Pacific by establishing a new law firm in Hong Kong, known as SF Lawyers. SF Lawyers is the newest member of the KPMG’s Global Legal Services network. It will initially commence operations with four senior hires […]

Leaders in Law – Global Awards 2020

Leaders in Law is delighted to announce that we are now taking nominations for our upcoming Leaders in Law – Global Awards 2020. If you would like to be considered / nominate a peer, please fill in the nomination form on https://www.leaders-in-law.com/awards/

ParrisWhittaker finalists at 2019 Lloyd’s List Americas Awards

The 2019 Lloyd’s List Americas Awards are part of the Lloyd’s List Excellence in Shipping Awards – the industry’s flagship awards program that recognises and rewards excellence across the entire maritime sector. Given the incredible list of companies nominated, It is with great pride and humility that ParrisWhittaker announces that their firm has been named […]

Business Insolvency – New EU Rules

The EU is giving reputable bankrupt entrepreneurs a second chance, and making it easier for viable enterprises in financial difficulties to access preventive restructuring frameworks at an early stage to prevent insolvency. The Council formally adopted today the directive on preventive restructuring frameworks, second chance and measures to increase the efficiency of restructuring, insolvency and […]

Baker McKenzie Advises Monomoy on Engineering Acquisition

Baker McKenzie advised private investment firm Monomoy Capital Partners in its acquisition of Kauffman Engineering Inc., an Indiana-based manufacturer of wire harnesses and cable assemblies for electrical systems. Founded in 1973, Kauffman operates about 20 facilities across the United States and Mexico and serves clients across the HVAC, commercial equipment, specialty vehicle, lawn care, marine, […]

Setting up a Company in the EU to become easier

EU company law is being updated to reflect the digital age. The Council today adopted a directive that facilitates and promotes the use of online tools in the contacts between companies and public authorities throughout their lifecycle. The directive will provide improved online procedures, creating a modern and safe way for businesses to dismantle the […]

Legal aid ‘heroes’ honoured at special ceremony

Hundreds of legal aid lawyers gathered at a special ceremony in London last night to celebrate the unsung ‘heroes’ within their community. The prestigious event, now in its 17th year, was founded by the Legal Aid Practitioners Group. The evening began with special awards being presented to three people who the LAPG committee believe have […]