Entries by leadersinlaw

DLA Piper Boosts Australian Restructuring Practice

DLA Piper has hired restructuring partner Lionel Meehan for its Melbourne office ahead of an expected spike in pandemic-related restructures. Meeham, who starts on August 1, joins from his own boutique insolvency and restructuring firm Edwin Legal. He has experience in financial restructuring, large-scale insolvency and commercial law, and knowledge across the resources, construction, financial […]

Legal Do’s And Don’ts After A Car Accident

We all hope that we’ll never end up in a car accident, but the sad fact is that there are approximately six million car accidents in the US each year. So, there’s always a probability of you or someone you know being involved. Careful driving can massively reduce the risk of ending up in an […]

Recent Changes to the Romanian Company Law

Since the Romanian Companies Law (Law 31/1990) was passed in 1990 there have been amendments to it to make it more up to date rather than continue it in its original format. The original law was based on the French company law, and in 1990 there were very few advisors to the Romanian Government who […]

EU Top Court Rules Unrestrained Surveillance of Phone Data Unlawful

The European Court of Justice ruled Tuesday that “general and indiscriminate transmission or retention of traffic data and location data” is banned. The court was ruling on proceedings brought before bodies in the UK, France and Belgium dealing with these privacy and data surveillance issues. The court found that the directive on privacy and electronic communications precludes “national legislation […]

Albania passes electoral reforms in effort to start negotiations with EU

Albania’s Parliament voted on Monday to enact electoral reforms to prevent vote manipulation. In recent years, Albania’s elections have been surrounded by allegations of vote-buying and manipulation of ballot counts. These new reforms will apply to Albania’s elections coming on April 25, 2021. The reforms most notably lowered the electoral threshold from 5 percent to 1 percent. The electoral […]

Vietnam: Legal and Financial Aspects in the M&A Process

Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A’s) are an increasingly popular route for foreign investors looking to begin operations in Vietnam – and due diligence is a key component of the M&A process. While there are several aspects to consider in a due diligence – such as the company’s reputational profile, strategic position in the market, and assets – […]

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 […]

Switzerland voters uphold free movement agreement with EU

wiss voters upheld an accord with the EU that allows people to travel freely through Switzerland in a referendum on Sunday. While 62 percent voted in favor of keeping the accord, 38 percent voted to end it. The referendum on the accord was proposed by the Swiss People’s Party (SVP). A conservative group, the SVP has frequently proposed and […]

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