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White & Case Advises Hg on Investment in Medical Systems

Global law firm White & Case has advised Hg, the specialist private equity investor focused on software and service businesses, on its agreement for an investment in Intelerad Medical Systems, a leading global provider of medical imaging software and enterprise workflow solutions. Founded in 1999, Intelerad specializes in diagnostic viewing, reporting and collaboration solutions for […]

Congress Approves New Disaster-Area Tax Relief

A flurry of tax legislation passed at the end of 2019 as part of an omnibus spending package. You might have already heard about changes to the retirement plan rules and tax extenders that were part of this package. However, there are some lesser-known changes that you might not know about. Specifically, the disaster-related provisions of the […]

Global trends in private M&A 2020

We have recently produced a client presentation on global trends in private M&A. Our findings draw on an in-depth analysis of more than 1,250 private M&A deals that A&O has advised on globally over the last eight years, looking at deal dynamics, execution risks and deal terms. This has given us exceptional insight into global […]

Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in India

Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in India – Inclusion of UAE as a Reciprocating Territory The Ministry of Law and Justice, Government of India vide its Notification dated January 17, 2020 (“Notification”) declared United Arab Emirates (“UAE”) a “reciprocating territory” for the purposes of enforcing foreign civil decrees in India. The declaration has been made by […]

M&A Nuggets: “M & A” – What Does It Mean?

These nuggets are all about “M & A” – most people identify M & A with mergers and acquisitions.  However, did you know that the acronym M & A has many other meanings, all of which can be related to mergers and acquisitions.  For example: Monitoring & Assessment – every purchaser of a business should […]

ONC Corporate Disputes and Insolvency Quarterly

Dear Clients and Friends, This special newsletter aims to regularly update practitioners on important and noteworthy cases in the areas of corporate disputes and insolvency in Hong Kong, the UK and other common law countries. In this issue, we have highlighted: ·         5 Corporate Insolvency Cases ·         3 Cross-border Insolvency Cases ·         2 Restructuring Cases ·         3 Corporate Disputes […]

Megren Al-Shaalan Joins White & Case as a Partner

Global law firm White & Case LLP has boosted its Saudi practice capabilities with the addition of Megren Al-Shaalan as a partner. “White & Case has long had a strong Saudi practice, and Megren’s arrival significantly enhances our capabilities in the Kingdom,” said White & Case partner Doug Peel, Head of the Middle East. “Megren […]

Baker McKenzie Announces Record Global Revenues of $2.92 Billion

Revenues up 4.4% with growth in all regions PPP up 3% Major program to drive global digitization and optimal client service delivery Leading the sector for our people through Diversity & Inclusion Baker McKenzie, the leading global law firm, has announced record revenues for the fiscal year ended 30 June 2019 (FY19) of $2.92 billion. […]

Baker McKenzie Elects Milton Cheng as Next Chair

Share Leading global law firm Baker McKenzie is proud to announce that following a vote of its partnership, Milton Cheng has been elected as the next Chair of the Firm. Based in Hong Kong, Milton is the Managing Partner of the Hong Kong office and concurrently the Chief Executive overseeing Baker McKenzie’s offices and businesses […]

UK’s approach to protecting and enforcing design rights

Global Head of IP David Stone speaks to Lexology Learn and discusses why protecting and enforcing design rights in the UK is becoming a lot more attractive, as well as new measures being introduced by the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court. He also looks at where there is room for improvement in the English courts.