Entries by leadersinlaw

Global Awards 2022 is now LIVE!

Congratulations to all winners on an excellent year! The Leaders in Law – 2022 Global Awards commemorates those who have been successful over the past 12 months & have shown excellence not only in their expertise but in service. You can view the 2022 Winners in the Publication below. Congratulations again to all Winners on […]

White & Case advises Merck KGaA on acquisition of Erbi Biosystems

Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany (Merck), a leading science and technology company, on its acquisition of Erbi Biosystems, the developer of the Breez 2-ml microbioreactor technology platform. The acquisition of US-based Erbi Biosystems strengthens Merck’s portfolio of therapeutic proteins and creates future development opportunities, including in the […]

A Pathway to Slovakia Citizenship

A PATHWAY TO SLOVAKIA CITIZENSHIP Since 1 April 2022, anyone with a Slovak Republic residence permit and a parent, grandparent, or great-grandparent who was born as a Czechoslovak citizen in the territory of Slovak Republic may apply for Slovak citizenship via Slovakia citizenship by descent program. This citizenship pathway is available regardless of the applicant’s […]

Leading ESG lawyer joins Ben McQuhae & Co in London

Hong Kong boutique law firm Ben McQuhae & Co has strengthened its environmental, social and governance (ESG) advisory practice with the appointment of Paul Watchman. Watchman, who is also an honorary professor of the School of Law of the University of Glasgow, will be the global head of climate change and ESG transition, based in […]

Spanish firm Pérez-Llorca opens first Asian office in Singapore

Madrid-headquartered Pérez-Llorca will open a new office in Singapore in the first quarter of 2023, making it the first Spanish law firm to set up in the city state. The firm’s first Asian office will be at the forefront of developing its strategy in the region. Pedro Pérez-Llorca “The Asian economy is outperforming both the […]

Rajah & Tann names new heads of South Asia desk

Rajah & Tann Singapore has appointed Avinash Pradhan and Vikna Rajah as co-heads of its South Asia desk, succeeding deputy managing partner Kelvin Poon. Pradhan will oversee contentious matters, while Rajah will handle non-contentious matters. The South Asia desk is a market-leading practice comprising lawyers with substantial experience in India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh in […]

YKVN corporate partner moves to Tilleke & Gibbins in Vietnam

Southeast Asian regional firm Tilleke & Gibbins has strengthened its corporate and commercial practice in Vietnam, hiring Tram Ngoc Bich Nguyen from Vietnamese law firm YKVN as a partner in Ho Chi Minh City. Tram, who spent 16 years at YKVN and had been a partner since 2019 based in Ho Chih Minh City, advises […]

White & Case Advises Copeba on Its Acquisition of Ned Stevens

Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised Cobepa SA, a leading Belgium-based independent private equity investor, on its acquisition of Ned Stevens, one of the leading gutter cleaning and home maintenance service providers in the United States, from AVALT. Ned Stevens, which operates in 15 states and services more than 140,000 customers, provides […]

New Family Business Law

Regulates the benefits, incentives and work of family businesses, governance, management, transfer of shares and dispute resolution in order to enhance their role in the national economy. On 10 October 2022, Decree-Law No. (37) on Family Businesses was issued and published in the Official Gazette and it will come into force three months after the […]