Eversheds Successfully Defends Representative in SEC Appeal

Eversheds Sutherland is pleased to announce that the firm successfully defended registered representative David Tysk in an appeal to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of a disciplinary proceeding brought by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). In 2013, the firm was hired to defend Mr. Tysk against FINRA’s charges that he acted unethically and […]

Duane Morris & Selvam Statement on Myanmar Operations

Duane Morris & Selvam issued the following statement in response to the on-going political uncertainty impacting Myanmar. “We continue to carefully monitor the on-going situation throughout the country,” said Leon Yee, Chairman for Duane Morris & Selvam. “That said, we believe in the long-term future for the country and its economy, as well as for […]

Dentons advises on GEM Capital Holdings’ all cash offer for Volga Gas

Dentons has advised GEM Capital Holdings on its all cash offer for the entire issued and to be issued ordinary share capital of Volga Gas plc, an AIM listed independent oil and gas exploration and production group operating in the Volga Region of Russia, which has now been declared wholly unconditional. GEM is a private […]

Hogan Lovells invests in FinTech start-up Fygo

Hogan Lovells is supporting the launch of an innovative free automatic student rewards app from COVID-19 start-up Fygo, one of the firm’s FinTech Mentor and Momentum Program 2020 cohort. Launched in April 2017, through the Program, FinTech organisations in Asia, the EU and UK at any stage of development, from start-ups to established momentum players […]

Kim Askew named a Leader in Diversity by the Dallas Business Journal

DLA Piper is pleased to announce that Kim Askew, a partner in the firm’s Employment practice, was named to the Dallas Business Journal’s inaugural Leaders in Diversity list honouring “organisations and individuals who have shown exceptional commitment to promoting practices that advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace.” Askew has received numerous awards throughout her […]

Kuehne+Nagel acquires Asian logistics provider Apex

Leading global law firm Baker McKenzie has advised global transport and logistics group Kuehne+Nagel on its acquisition of Apex International Corporation (Apex) from private equity firm MBK Partners and management, its largest acquisition to date. Apex is one of Asia’s leading freight forwarders, especially in the transpacific and intra-Asia. The company was founded in China […]

Latham & Watkins Advises on DKK 37 Billion Tryg Rights Issue

Latham & Watkins advised the underwriting syndicate consisting of Danske Bank and Morgan Stanley, Citi, HSBC and Nordea in connection with a rights issue by Tryg A/S to raise gross proceeds of DKK 37 billion (£4.3 billion). The offering comprises 352,505,989 new shares at DKK 105 per new share. The rights issue is the largest […]

Kirkland Represents Bluescape in $115M Equity Investment in Evergy

Kirkland & Ellis represented Bluescape Energy Partners LLC in a common equity investment of approximately $115 million in Evergy Inc. Additionally, C. John Wilder, Executive Chairman of Bluescape, and former U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, will join the Evergy board effective March 1. As part of the transaction, Evergy’s Finance Committee charter has been amended […]

PwC appoints Ron Chopoorian as Global Leader, Health Industries

PwC has appointed Ron Chopoorian (PwC United States) as the Global Leader of its Health Industries practice. Ron has extensive client experience and deep industry knowledge across health industries, including payer, provider and pharmaceutical and life sciences. He brings more than 24 years of experience assisting private equity and corporate clients with a broad range […]

Deloitte chief economist comments on inflation figures from the ONS

Commenting on the latest inflation figures, published by the ONS today, Ian Stewart, chief economist at Deloitte, said: “Inflation hit a low last year and, while still less than half its target rate, is likely to rise gradually over the next year as activity snaps back. Rising unemployment and slack in the economy will limit […]