Entries by leadersinlaw

Legal Do’s And Don’ts For Car Accident Victims

Each and every year, around 6 million car accidents occur in the United States, leading to over 90 deaths per day and countless injuries too. The statistics make for terrifying reading, and the causes of these accidents can range from drunk-drivers to distracted driving, excessive speeding, and general negligence. The pain and suffering caused by […]

QWP’s M&A practice ranked in Asialaw Profiles 2021

QWP’s Mergers & Acquisitions practice was identified under “Other Notable Firms” for “Corporate and M&A” in Asialaw Profiles 2021. Director, Kenneth Leong, was also ranked as a “Notable Practitioner” under “Corporate and M&A” For more information on the rankings, please click here: https://lnkd.in/fx2UXEN

Baker McKenzie Named World’s Best Law Firm Brand

Leading global law firm Baker McKenzie has been named as the best law firm brand for the 10th consecutive year by Acritas’ Global Elite Law Firm Brand Index. The Firm once again ranked top for each of the measures that make up the Index – awareness, favorability, consideration for multi-jurisdictional deals and for multi-jurisdictional litigation. […]

Latham & Watkins advises Grail in Acquistion by Illumina 

Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ: ILMN) and GRAIL, a healthcare company whose mission is focused on multi-cancer early detection, announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Illumina will acquire GRAIL for cash and stock consideration of $8 billion upon closing of the transaction. In addition, GRAIL stockholders will receive future payments representing a […]

Why Vietnam Has Become Appealing for US Businesses in Asia

Vietnam and the United States celebrated 25 years of diplomatic relations in July this year – a testament to improving bilateral and economic ties since the Vietnam War. Vietnam has emerged as an ideal alternative manufacturing destination to China for US businesses, in part due to the US-China trade war and disrupted supply chains due […]

A decision regarding the interest clause in credit contracts

On 19th December 2019, the European Court of Justice gave a judgement for consumer protection concerning the interpretation of Directive 2008/48/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23rd April 2008 on credit agreements for consumers in the case C‑290/19 (RN vs. Home Credit Slovakia a.s.) The main issue was whether Article 10(2)(g) […]

UN express concerns over Hong Kong National Security Law

Seven UN human rights experts signed a letter to the Chinese government expressing concerns about whether China is complying with its international obligations for human rights standards. The letter, made public Friday, specifically questioned The Law of the People’s Republic of China on Safeguarding National Security in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, or the “National Security […]

White & Case Advises EIG on Investment in Solar PV Pipeline

Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised EIG Global Energy Partners (EIG), a US-based investor in the global energy and infrastructure sectors, on the commitment from EIG managed funds of €135 million for ib vogt GmbH’s global solar pv portfolio. “White & Case is a leading adviser to the global energy industry, said […]

K&L Gates Hires Sydney Finance Partner From Hogan Lovells

Global law firm K&L Gates continues to expand its finance practice with the appointment of Richard Hayes as a partner in the Sydney office. Hayes, who brings a dedicated focus on acquisition and funds financings and general corporate finance, joins K&L Gates from Hogan Lovells. With admissions and extensive experience in Australia, England, and New York, Hayes […]

Recent Interview with BW Legal World

Ms. Seema Jhingan, Partner of the Firm recently spoke with Ashima Ohri of BW Legal World in an exclusive interview to shed light on the New Education Policy 2020 announced by the Government of India to initiate the long overdue reforms in the Indian school and higher education sector; franchise-model businesses in India; the advent […]