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Full Story While overall demand for legal services is down 5.9%, the average rate billed is up 5.2%.
Full Story GrayRobinson adds Natasha Khoyi as an associate in Tampa.
Full Story Paul Hastings represented Secura bio, Inc. in purchase of the global rights to Copiktra® from Verastem, Inc.
Full Story O’Melveny advised ADT on its partnership with Google to create smart home security solutions.
Full Story Cozen O’Connor hires Kevin Kerr as a lobbyist to launch its Western Pennsylvania government relations and public affairs practice.
Full Story Ropes & Gray represented Verastem Oncology in the sale of the rights to its cancer drug, COPIKTRA.
Full Story Dechert advises MiddleGround Capital oin its acquisition of a majority stake in Dura Automotive Systems.
Full Story Dickinson Wright represented Atlantic Lottery Corporation in a class action concerning its video lottery terminals.
Full Story Roughly a third of Am 200 firms performing as expected or better despite the Coronavirus pandemic.
Full Story Dentons advises GlaxoSmithKline on its US government contract for the development of a Coronavirus vaccine.
Full Story Snell Wilmer has laid off several associates in LA and OC.
Full Story Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton names Dan Brown as its first dedicated pro bono partner.
Full Story Davis Polk advised the sole book-running manager and representative of the underwriters in Kinsale Capital Group, Inc.'s $59m follow-on offering.
Full Story Cahill represented the initial purchasers in NFP Corp.'s $1.25bn notes offering.
Full Story Paul, Weiss advised Rackspace Technology, Inc. on its $700m IPO.
Full Story Kirkland advised Forum Energy Technologies Inc. on its $328m exchange offer.
Full Story Willkie represented Essent Group Ltd. in its $440m common stock offering.
Full Story Kirkland & Ellis advises Advent International on its investment in the Hermes Group businesses in the UK and Germany.
Full Story Latham & Watkins advised One Equity Partners on its investment in Infobip.
Full Story Munger, Tolles & Olson successfully represented Square, Inc. in a service agreement lawsuit.
Full Story Alston & Bird adds Paul Morris as a partner in London.
Full Story Snell & Wilmer life sciences associate Michele N. Washington transfers to its Denver office.
Full Story Pennsylvania rejects diploma privilege and moves forward with Oct 5 online bar exam amid the Coronavirus pandemic.
Full Story Susman Godfrey elects Kalpana Srinivasan as managing partner.
Full Story Norton Rose Fulbright advised Upwell Water LLC in its equity investment from Crestview Partners.
Full Story Morgan Lewis represented Randall & Quilter (R&Q) Investment Holdings Ltd. in its agreement to combine Sandell Re Ltd. with Tradesman Program Managers LLC.
Full Story Derek Meek of Burr & Foreman provides insight onbankruptcies amid the Coronavirus pandemic in a Birmingham Business Journal article.
Full Story Thompson Hine adds Marc B. Minor and Eric E. Miller to its investment management practice in its Columbus office.
Full Story Dentons adds Jean-Luc Fisch as head of its tax practice in Luxembourg.
Full Story A growing number apps and digital services aim to automate consumer legal services but some law professors urge caution.
Full Story Alston & Bird adds Paul Morris as a partner in London.
Full Story Bradley adds litigation partner Charles E. Elder in Nashville.
Full Story Willkie Farr & Gallagher adds restructuring partner Edward Downer in the London office.
Full Story Venable adds D. Reed Freeman as a partner in DC.
Full Story Shearman & Sterling advised the note purchasers on Stonegate Pub Company Limited’s $500m private placement of senior notes.
Full Story The legal industry gained 1,900 jobs in July after losing 68,000 in April due to the Coronavirus.
Full Story Simpson Thacher represented the initial purchasers in Avis Budget Group, Inc.'s $350m senior notes offering.
Full Story Simpson Thacher represented the underwriters in H&R Block's $650m investment grade note offering.
Full Story Cleary Gottlieb represents The Resource Group International Limited in IBEX Limited's IPO.
Full Story Weil advises Highland Gold Mining Ltd. on the £1bn recommended pre-conditional mandatory takeover offer made by Fortiana Holdings Limited.
Full Story Ogletree Deakins appoints Karen Morinelli and Mike Sexton as managing partners of the Tampa and Orange County offices, respectively.
Full Story Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP adds Ben Myers as a partner in its London office.
Full Story Holland & Knight adds Robin Feiner as a partner in NY.
Full Story Jones Day represented Envoy Air Inc. in an age discrimination suit.
Full Story Arnold & Porter adds Ben Fackler as a partner in its San Francisco office.
Full Story Faegre Drinker adds Brett Fallon in its Wilmington office.
Full Story Andersen Global enters a collaboration agreement with CFA Afrique in West Africa.
Full Story Latham & Watkins advised Stormlight Holdings on its investment into Swansea City Football Club.
Full Story Gibson Dunn & Crutcher adds Ben Myers as a partner in London. He joins from Kirkland & Ellis.
Full Story Fried Frank advised RedBird Capital Partners on its acquisition of Alpha Entertainment, LLC.
Full Story White & Case advised Zynga Inc. on its acquisition of Rollic.
Full Story Sheppard Mullin advised Majesco in its agreement to be acquired by Thoma Bravo L.P.
Full Story Jenner & Block represented Sirius Group in its merger with Third Point Reinsurance Ltd.
Full Story Debevoise & Plimpton advises Third Point Reinsurance Ltd. in its merger with Sirius International Insurance Group, Ltd.
Full Story Milbank represented an ad hoc group of noteholders in AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc.’s debt exchange and new money debt offering.
Full Story Baker Botts successfully represented Utex in a patent dispute against Gardner Denver over its novel frac pump packing patent.
Full Story Baker Botts advised the deal manager in Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P.'s exchange offer and consent solicitation.
Full Story Mintz advises Sixth Street on its $500m structured term loan financing facility to Biohaven Pharmaceutical Holding Company Ltd.
Full Story Testing software provider Extegrity announces it will not provide the online bar exam in October.
Full Story Choate advised PNC Bank on a $400m credit facility for Designer Brands, Inc.
Full Story KHQ Lawyers hires 4 attorneys from HWL Ebsworth.
Full Story Davis Polk advised AstraZeneca PLC in its $3bn notes offering.
Full Story Cahill represented the initial purchasers in Emergent BioSolutions Inc.'s $450m notes offering.
Full Story Cahill represented the dealer manager in Boise Cascade Company’s tender offer.
Full Story Pryor Cashman advised on the formation of Muserk V.I.D., an anti-piracy technology joint venture.
Full Story Troutman Pepper represented Five Arrows in purchasing Juvare from Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.
Full Story Sidley represented Goldman Sachs Urban Investment Group as lender and investor for the development of the National Urban League’s new HQ in Harlem.
Full Story Kirkland & Ellis advised Thoma Bravo on the sale of Ellie Mae® to Intercontinental Exchange.
Full Story Willkie advised AdaptHealth Corp. on a $142m common stock offering and a $350m senior notes offering.
Full Story White & Case advised doValue S.p.A. on a €265 million senior secured notes offering.
Full Story White & Case advised BNP Paribas, Crédit Agricole CIB, Natixis and Société Générale, as joint global coordinators and joint bookrunners, on Faurecia's senior notes offering.
Full Story White & Case LLP has advised VTB Bank and an investor consortium on the sale of a 55% stake in Tele2 Russia to Rostelecom.
Full Story White & Case advised the bondholders on Solocal Group's financial restructuring.
Full Story White & Case advised J. Aron & Company LLC on its oil inventory monetisation arrangement with Nynas AB.
Full Story Ropes & Gray advised GI Partners in its acquisition of Clinical Ink.
Full Story Greenberg Traurig represented Shopoff Realty Investments in securing final approvals to construct the San Gorgonio Crossing industrial project.
Full Story Choate represented Surveyor Capital in the Series B financing round for VelosBio.
Full Story Latham & Watkins advised Bloom Energy Corporation on its $200m offering of green convertible senior notes.
Full Story Simpson Thacher represented BofA Securities, as underwriter, in SiteOne Landscape Supply, Inc.'s common stock offering.
Full Story Mintz hired 8 lateral partners in the last month amid the Coronavirus pandemic.
Full Story Willkie represented AlixPartners in its acquisition of Freeh Group International Solutions.
Full Story Baker McKenzie advised Spotify on its launch in 13 new markets.
Full Story Ropes & Gray advised ICBC International Holdings Limited in its investment in Beijing Missfresh E-Commerce Co., Ltd.
Full Story Cravath represented Morgan Stanley in Heartland Express, Inc.'s $66.8m secondary offering.
Full Story Dentons launches its Europe Cookie Law Comparison tool to help users understand legal and privacy obligations in Europe.
Full Story Over 100 support jobs at Irwin Mitchell could be a risk due to the firm's Coronavirus business review.
Full Story Herbert Smith Freehills, CMS and Davis Polk & Wardwell advise Hammerson on obtaining £800m in funding to help weather the Coronavirus pandemic.
Full Story Debevoise & Plimpton LLP advises AIA Group on its long-term strategic partnership with Practo Pte. Ltd.
Full Story Kutak Rock advised on the City of Colorado Springs, Colorado's Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds.
Full Story Addleshaw Goddard's PEP fell 5% to £690,000 in 2019-20.
Full Story Osborne Clarke saw higher revenue but lower PEP in the 2019/20 financial year.
Full Story King & Wood Mallesons partners You Yang and Bonita Chan make exit firm to join Han Kun Law Offices and Ince Gordon Dadds, respectively.
Full Story Baker McKenzie launches its Lease Litigation & Restructuring Group.
Full Story Foley Hoag represented Uruguay in an international arbitration over a failed mining investment.
Full Story Norton Rose Fulbright represented Transport for NSW in an appeal concerning the compulsory acquisition of the former Alexandria Landfill.
Full Story Fenwick represented Big Run Studios in its $5.25m seed round funding.
Full Story Former DeKalb County prosecutor Chris Timmons joins Poole Huffman as a partner.
Full Story Estate and tax lawyers see more wealthy clients looking to take advantage of the current gift tax exemption due to the impending November election.
Full Story Baker Botts represented GCI Liberty in its merger with Liberty Broadband.
Full Story Davis Polk advised the joint book-running managers on Alphabet Inc.'s $10bn notes offering.
Full Story Hughes Hubbard advised CF Finance Acquisition Corp. in its merger with GCM Grosvenor.
Full Story Davis Polk advised the representatives of the underwriters in Textron Inc.'s $500m nots offering.
Full Story Bracewell represented Kinder Morgan, Inc. in its $1.25bn senior notes offering.
Full Story Latham & Watkins advised the underwriters in Veracyte, Inc.'s $180m stock offering.
Full Story Choate represented Perceptive Xontogeny Venture Fund in its $40m Series A financing to Forge Biologics Holdings, LLC.
Full Story King & Spalding advised SiteOne Landscape Supply, Inc. on a $262m follow-on offering.
Full Story Jackson Walker represented Air Academy Federal Credit Union in a 401k investment option class action lawsuit against American Air.
Full Story Simpson Thacher's West Coast tax practice leader Katharine Moir joins Latham & Watkins.
Full Story Baker McKenzie launches its new lease litigation and restructuring practice group.
Full Story Baker Donelson adds names Eve Cann managing shareholder of its Fort Lauderdale office.
Full Story Former Epstein Becker Green attorney Paul D. Gilbert is named General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Rite Aid.
Full Story Law.com article argues in favor of law firms collaborating with ALSP's to cut cost for clients.
Full Story Dechert advised clients on 16 financial services transactions in the first half of 2020.
Full Story Skadden is advising Livongo on its acquisition by Teledoc.
Full Story Quinn Emanuel reportedly sought $185m in fees for representing insurers in suing the federal government under the ACA.
Full Story Sidley represented Revionics, Inc. in its sale to Aptos.
Full Story Sidley represented Travelex in its restructuring and refinancing.
Full Story Milbank represented an ad hoc group of noteholders in an out-of-court exchange of Party City's senior notes.
Full Story Hogan Lovells obtains a dismissal of an avoidance action for the District of Puerto Rico against IBM seeking to claw back over $13m in payments to IBM.
Full Story Willkie represented NuView Life Sciences Inc. in a $90m capital commitment from GEM Global Yield LLC SCS.
Full Story Milbank advised the issuers in 11 debt offerings in the Philippines in the last 5 weeks.
Full Story DLA Piper advised Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG on the sale of CERM.
Full Story Dechert is advising UDG Healthcare plc in Sharp’s acquisition of a stake in Berkshire Sterile Manufacturing.
Full Story Vedder Price promotes 5 associates to Shareholder.
Full Story Haynes and Boone represented Mizuho Bank, Ltd. in a $3bn credit facility to Waster Management, Inc.
Full Story Foley Hoag advises Altman Vilandrie & Company in its merger with Solon Management Consulting.
Full Story Milbank advised the bridge lenders and initial purchasers in the financing for doValue's acquisition of FPS.
Full Story Milbank advised Eldorado Resorts Inc. on its acquisition of Caesar Entertainment Corp.
Full Story Clifford Chance and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer are advising on a bridge loan for Siemens Healthineers' takeover of Varian Medical Systems.
Full Story Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney adds Jerry Fedele as of counsel.
Full Story Shearman & Sterling represented Dimed S.A. Distribuidora de Medicamentos in its share offering.
Full Story Fried Frank advised Aptos, Inc. in its acquisition of Revionics.
Full Story Jones Day represented Lennox International Inc. in the restatement of its $750m senior unsecured credit facilities.
Full Story Cravath represented Occidental Petroleum Corporation in its $2bn notes offering and concurrent cash tender and consent solicitation.
Full Story Kirkland & Ellis advised Sherpa Healthcare Partners on the closing of its Fund I Vehicles at over $200m.
Full Story Paul Hastings represented United Talent Agency in its settlement with the Writers Guild of America.
Full Story Hogan Lovells advised a group of banks on a €600m revolving credit facility for NLMK.
Full Story Vinson & Elkins advised Riverstone Holdings, LLC on the $70m private placement of convertible preferred shares of Pipestone Energy Corp.
Full Story Sullivan & Cromwell represented Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC and others in an antitrust lawsuit in the aluminum market.
Full Story Cleary Gottlieb represented Empresas CMPC S.A. and Inversiones CMPC S.A. in a $100m sustainability-linked revolving credit facility.
Full Story Gibson Dunn adds Stephen Olson as a partner in its private equity practice in Houseton.
Full Story Paul Hastings launches its FDA Regulatory practice with the addition of partners Nathan Sheers and Peter Lindsay in DC.
Full Story Baker McKenzie advised 3SBio Inc. on the spin-off listing of Sunshine Guojian Pharmaceutical Shanghai Co., Ltd.
Full Story White & Case advised the Global Tailings Review on the first Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management.
Full Story Quinn Emanuel adds litigation Justin Michaelson from Fried Frank.
Full Story Shearman & Sterling launches its Future Young Lawyers Program in Hong Kong.
Full Story Womble Bond Dickinson advised Northern Accelerator on the creation of its Seed Investment Fund.
Full Story UK job board data shows legal job postings were down 49.4% this year.
Full Story UK-based virtual firm 360 Business Law plans to expand in the US.
Full Story UK firms Watson Farley & Williams, Pennington Manches, and Bevan Brittan announce revenue and profit growth.
Full Story Dentons represented Scalefast in its $22m Series B financing round.
Full Story Latham & Watkins advised Moonbug Entertainment Ltd. on its $120m financing round led by Growth Equity.
Full Story Baker McKenzie advised Casdin Capital on the $50m extension of its Series B financing for DNA Scripts.
Full Story Davis Polk advised Vasta Platform Limited on its IPO.
Full Story Davis Polk advised Graham Packaging Company Inc. on its $510m high-yield notes offering and $1.475bn credit facility.
Full Story Davis Polk advised the initial purchasers in Clear Channel International B.V.'s $375m senior secured notes offering.
Full Story Weil successfully represented Bio-Rad Laboratories and Illumina in separate patent disputes.
Full Story Morgan & Morgan adds Michael Ram and Marie Appel to the newly opened San Francisco office.
Full Story Schulte Roth & Zabel advised Oak Hill Advisors in the recapitalization of Associated Materials.
Full Story Pillsbury advised CMS Enterprises on its acquisition of a 51% stake in Aviator Wind Holdings, LLC.
Full Story Sidley represented Clearlake Capital Group L.P. in its investment in Diligent Corporation.
Full Story Sullivan & Cromwell advised The Ministry of Finance of Belize on its consent solicitation to bond holders for the capitalization of the next three quarterly interest payments.
Full Story Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani adds Bennett J. Chin as a partner and Sabrina M. Kawana as an associate in its Honolulu office.
Full Story Fox Rothschild LLP represented Fortress Brand in its platform investment transaction with Trivest Partners, LP.
Full Story Dentons advised Buckle on its $31m Series A funding round.
Full Story Milbank advises the financing banks on BC Partners LLP's public-to-private takeover bid for IMA S.p.A.
Full Story Baker McKenzie advised ElectroMobility Poland SA on its agreement with foreign partners in connection with its electric car production project.
Full Story King & Spalding represents Strata Decision Technology on its $365m acquisition of EPSi.
Full Story King & Spalding represents General Motors Company in a class action over defective drive shafts.
Full Story King & Spalding represents Ripple Labs, XRP in a securities class action.
Full Story Norton Rose Fulbright adds corporate partner Ted Kamman to its NY office.
Full Story Linklaters adds Brad Caswell as a partner in its NY office.
Full Story King & Spalding advised Aaron's, Inc. on its plan to split into two independent companies: Aaron's Business and Progressive Leasing.
Full Story Latham & Watkins advised on 12 equity capital raisings since the onset of the Coronavirus pandemic.
Full Story Jones Day advised Sotera Health in its acquisition of Iotron Industries.
Full Story Gibson Dunn adds Ken Parker as a partner in its Orange County office.
Full Story Paul Hastings adds partners Nathan Sheers and Peter Lindsay to its life sciences practice in DC.
Full Story WilmerHale represents General Catalyst in the merger of Livongo and Teledoc Health.
Full Story DAC Beachcroft announces its continued revenue growth and re-election of David Pollitt as managing partner.
Full Story Cahill represented the initial purchasers in the $750m bond offering by BY Crown Parent, LLC and BY Bond Finance, Inc.
Full Story Latham & Watkins adds Katharine Moir as a partner in the Bay Area.
Full Story Simpson TRhacher represents The Blackstone Group Inc. in its proposed acquisition of Ancestry®.
Full Story Kirkland & Ellis represented Blackstone Tactical Opportunities on its investment in Diligent Corporation.
Full Story Skadden advises Noble Corporation plc in its Chapter 11 filing.
Full Story Davis Polk advised Pride Live on a transaction relating to its Stonewall Day 2020 live-stream fundraiser.
Full Story Skadden represented Nine Point Energy, LLC in an appeal filed by its creditor Slawson Exploration Company, Inc. in connection with its Chapter 11.
Full Story Blank Rome adds Andrew Schrag as an associate in its Chicago office.
Full Story Goodwin advised Komaza on its $28m Series B equity financing.
Full Story Baker Botts adds Christopher J. Palermo as a partner in its IP practice in Palo Alto.
Full Story Ropes & Gray advies the initial purchasers in Intrum AB's €600m bond offering.
Full Story Ian Ballon of Greenberg Traurig publishes article arguing that certain efficiencies of remote work due to the Coronavirus are likely to stay.
Full Story Barnes and Thornburg adds disputes partner Joseph Matteo in NY.
Full Story Willkie advised Wells Fargo Securities, BofA Securities, Morgan Stanley, UBS Investment Bank and J.P. Morgan in Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd.'s $150m depositary share offering.
Full Story Hogan Lovells advises Novartis International AG on its collaboration with Sangamo to develop gene regulation therapies for neurodevelopmental disorders.
Full Story Buchalter adds M.C. Sungaila as its first appellate practice chair.
Full Story Haynes and Boone adds restructuring partner Richard Kanowitz while Latham & Watkins adds corporate partner Peyton Worley from Cooley.
Full Story Cleary Gottlieb represented Alphabet Inc. in its $5.75bn sustainability bond offering.
Full Story Paul Hastings advised Dongwon Industries on its acquisition of a minority stake in Salmon Evolution.
Full Story Cleary Gopttlieb represented Alstom SA in obtaining EU clearance for its acquisition of Bombardier Transportation.
Full Story Davis Polk advised the joint bookrunners in Grupo de Moda SOMA S.A.'s IPO.
Full Story Cleary Gottlieb represented BofA Securities, Citigroup, and J.P. Morgan, as initial purchasers, in Banistmo S.A.’s $400m bond offering.
Full Story Firms are likely to negotiate for broader office lease protections going forward due to the Coronavirus.
Full Story Littler adds Karyn M. Taylor as a shareholder and Holly J. Stewart as an associate in Reno.
Full Story Paul Hastings adds life sciences partners Nathan Sheers and Peter Lindsay from Sidley Austin.
Full Story Sullivan & Cromwell represents Lion Capital in its Chapter 11 acquisition of John Varvatos Enterprises Inc.
Full Story Blake Morgan's clinical negligence, personal injury and costs team of 25 attorneys moves to a rival firm.
Full Story Courtney E. Murphy joins Hinshaw & Culbertson as a partner in NY.
Full Story Cleary Gottlieb represented Odebrecht S.A. in its complex restructuring.
Full Story Choate advised Citizens Bank, N.A. on a $150m senior secured loan to Steven Madden.
Full Story Goodwin advised AlloVir, Inc. in its upsized $317.7m IPO.
Full Story Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle defended the Republic of Kazakhstan in a mining dispute with Gold Pool JV Ltd.
Full Story The ABA's House of Delegates voted in favor of a resolution urging states to adopt alternatives to in-person bar exams due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
Full Story Dechert advises Court Square Capital in its acquisition of Bow River Capital’s interest in the RailPros companies.
Full Story Willkie represented Insight Partners in its secondary offering of Tenable Holdings common stock.
Full Story Sullivan & Cromwell advises DISH Network Corporation in its $1.4bn acquisition of Boost Mobile.
Full Story Simpson Thacher represents TNT Crane & Rigging in its restructuring.
Full Story Kirkland & Ellis advised Castleton Resources LLC on its acquisition of the Terryville upstream assets in Northern Louisiana from Range Resources Corporation.
Full Story Mayer Brown represented Redwood Trust in its $490m acquisition of CoreVest American Finance Lender LLC.
Full Story Milbank represented YPF S.A. in its bond exchange offer.
Full Story Biglaw firms saw single percentage point drops in revenue in Q2 of 2020 despite the Coronavirus pandemic.
Full Story Out-of-town firms continue hiring in NY after gaining confidence in their ability to work remotely amid the Coronavirus pandemic.
Full Story Shearman & Sterling represented the underwriters in Cenovus Energy Inc.'s $1bn notes offering.
Full Story Jackson Lewis adds Michael D. Thomas as a Principal to its class action practice and LA office.
Full Story Goodwin advised iTeos Therapeutics, Inc. on its $201.1m IPO.
Full Story Jenner & Block represents Chicago and New York restaurants in Coronavirus coverage lawsuits against their insurance carriers.
Full Story Coronavirus-related changes to pre-virus roles may entitle previously exempt workers to overtime pay.
Full Story Jones Day advised SOC Telemed on its $720m merger with Healthcare Merger Corp.
Full Story Locke Lord provides its daily Coronavirus insurance regulatory upadate.
Full Story Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher adds Pamela Lawrence Endreny as a partner in NY.
Full Story A Future Ready Lawyer survey indicates law firms expect greater use of technology, greater specialization of legal services and greater emphasis on innovation in the next three years.
Full Story Melbourne extends Coronavirus closures for at least 6 weeks due to a second wave of infections.
Full Story Simpson Thacher represented the underwriters in Vasta Platform Limited's IPO.
Full Story Blank Rome adds Alan R. Feigenbaum to its family law practice as Of Counsel in New York.
Full Story Paul, Weiss advised KKR in its acquisition of MasterD.
Full Story The Coronavirus has exacerbated cybersecurity threats against law firms.
Full Story Milbank represented the lenders in Elanco Animal Health Incorporated’s acquisition of Bayer AG’s animal health unit.
Full Story A federal appeal rules an insurer must defend a class action alleging the landlord improperly keeps security deposits after tenants leave.
Full Story Simpson Thacher represented the underwriters in Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co.'s $900m senior notes offering.
Full Story Latham & Watkins adds Peyton Worley as a partner to its emerging companies practice in NY.
Full Story Kutak Rock and the CHFA offers a webinar on how to use Private Activity Bonds.
Full Story K&L Gates adds H. Thomas Anderton as a partner in its IP practice in San Francisco.
Full Story K&L Gates adds Sook Young Yeu, Scott Peterman, and William Ho as partners in Hong Kong.
Full Story White & Case advised Ascendant Digital Acquisition Corp. on its $414m IPO.
Full Story White & Case LLP advised Verdane on the increase of its stake in recommerce provider momox.
Full Story Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP adds Connell O’Neill as a partner in the Hong Kong office.
Full Story Hogan Lovells advised Commerzbank AG on the payment of a scrip dividend and rights issue by Vonovia SE.
Full Story Womble Bond Dickinson advised Guildford Borough Council on the construction of a new bridge across the River Wey.
Full Story Shearman & Sterling launches its new digital hub detailing its FinTech service offerings.
Full Story Legal Week offers a firm-by-firm guide to law firms returning to the offices amid the Coronavirus.
Full Story White & Case advised Ukraine on its new $2bn senior notes offering.
Full Story Cravath represented the initial purchasers, led by Morgan Stanley, in Eventbrite, Inc.'s $150m convertible senior notes offering.
Full Story Bond, Schoeneck & King adds Barbara A. Lee as of counsel to its higher education practice in NYC.
Full Story Hogan Lovells advised FS Italiane Group on a bond offering for new hybrid power regional trains.
Full Story Jones Day represented Wells Fargo Bank, National Association in a $598.9m syndicated secured construction loan for the development of an office tower in Bellevue, Washington.
Full Story Proskauer releases its 2020 SPAC IPO Study.
Full Story London finance partner Monica Barton exits Reed Smith.
Full Story Katten Muchin Rosenman adds Prav Reddy as a partner in its insolvency and restructuring practice in London.
Full Story K&L Gates advised AEX Gold Inc. on its dual listing on the AIM Market of the London Stock Exchange and a related £42.5m fundraising.
Full Story Kirkland & Ellis advised PropTech Acquisition Corporation on its combination agreement with Porch.com, Inc.
Full Story Kirkland & Ellis represents Lord & Taylor and Tailor Brands, Inc. in their Chapter 11 filings.
Full Story Shook adds promotes Chris Johnson to managing partner of the San Francisco office.
Full Story The DOL offers guidance on ESG investing.
Full Story Haber Law adds Kristen E. Ferrer as an associate in Miami.
Full Story Morgan Lewis represented Tucows Inc. in its agreement to transfer most of its Ting Mobile customer relationships and related assets to DISH Network Corp.
Full Story An EY survey found most companies have not adopted alternative legal service providers.
Full Story Davis Polk advised the sole placing agent in Innovent Biologics, Inc.'s HK$4.65bn placing of shares.
Full Story Davis Polk advised the underwriters in BioXcel Therapeutics, Inc.'s $200m stock offering.
Full Story K&L Gates advised AEX Gold Inc. on its dual listing on the AIM Market of the London Stock Exchange and a related £42.5m fundraising.
Full Story Meat processors face lawsuits and federal scrutiny due to Coronavirus-related employee deaths and price-fixing allegations.
Full Story Cleary Gottlieb represented Odebrecht Engenharia e Construção S.A. in its restructuring and related consent solicitation.
Full Story Goodwin advised the underwriters in Renalytix AI plc’s $85.1m share offering.
Full Story Goodwin hires Bonnie Ciaramella as Chief Practice Management Officer.
Full Story Goodwin advised capital D on the sale of a 75% stake in Invincible Brands to Henkel.
Full Story Milbank advised Triterras Fintech Pte Ltd. on its merger with Netfin Acquisition Corp.
Full Story Law360 article discuss the uncertainty of whether state laws barring arbitration of insurance disputes apply to arbitration clauses in international insurance contracts.
Full Story Fox Rothschild obtains a dismissal on summary judgement for Johnson Enterprises, LLC in a trade dress dispute with a competitor.
Full Story K&L Gates adds H. Thomas Anderton as a partner in its IP practice and San Francisco office.
Full Story Dorsey & Whitney publishes an article on the Coronavirus' impact on commercial evictions in Minnesota.
Full Story Law.com article discusses ESG disclosures as ESG has become an increasingly popular metric for potential investors.
Full Story Barclay Damon presents “Not-for-Profit Affiliations and Mergers: Employment Matters, Employee Benefit Issues, and Restrictions on Asset Usage” webinar on August 12 from 10:00 to 11:00 am.
Full Story Kirkland advised GTCR and Paya on Paya's merger with FinTech Acquisition Corp. III.
Full Story Miles & Stockbridge adds Frances O’Connell Taylor as a principal and Tina Goel as a staff attorney from immigration firm Taylor & Ryan.
Full Story Latham & Watkins represents GCM Grosvenor in its merger with CF Finance Acquisition Corp.
Full Story K&L Gates adds 3 partners to its integrated funds and private equity practice in Hong Kong.
Full Story DLA Piper adds Raul Farias as a partner in San Diego.
Full Story Kirkland & Ellis advised Li & Fung on a $100m investment from JD.com.
Full Story Latham & Watkins advised Telefónica S.A. on Liberty Latin America Ltd.'s acquisition of Telefónica Costa Rica.
Full Story Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz advised Varian Medical Systems on its sale to Siemens Healthineers and Marathon Petroleum Co. in its sale of Speedway to Seven & I Holdings.
Full Story Kaam Sahely of Vinson & Elkins relocates to Austin, Texas.
Full Story Mayer Brown advised Francisco Partners on the financing of its acquisition of the Consignor Group.
Full Story Baker McKenzie advised PKN ORLEN on a revolving facility agreement.
Full Story Simpson Thacher represented Stonegate Pub Company Financing 2019 plc in its £1.7bn notes offering.
Full Story Simpson Thacher adds private equity partner James Howe in London.
Full Story Milbank represented RBC Capital Markets, BMO Capital Markets and Citigroup as joint active bookrunners, along with the other initial purchasers, in Pattern Energy’s $700m green bond offering.
Full Story Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher adds Stephen T. Olson to its Houston office as a partner and head of its private equity practice in Texas.
Full Story Buchalter adds Mary-Christine “M.C.” Sungaila as Chair of its Appellate practice.
Full Story Goodwin advised Relay Therapeutics, Inc. on its $460m IPO.
Full Story The Pennsylvania Bar Association Board of Governors asks for diploma privilege for certain new graduates.
Full Story Ropes & Gray advises Altice USA on the financing of the 49.99% sale of its Lightpath fiber enterprise business to Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners.
Full Story Baker Botts and Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft reverse Coronavirus pay cuts.
Full Story Lowenstein represented Spring Bank Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in its share exchange agreement with F-star Therapeutics Limited.
Full Story Cahill represented the underwriters in Choice Hotels International, Inc.'s $450m notes offering.
Full Story 11 Biglaw firms achieved over $1bn in gross revenue for 2019/20.
Full Story Ropes & Gray advised Bain Capital on Cerevel Therapeutics’ business combination agreement with Arya Sciences.
Full Story Simpson Thacher represents Corsair Capital in its acquisition of the Multi Service Payment Solutions Business from World Fuel Services Corporation.
Full Story Paul Weiss launches its Northern California office and adds Meredith Dearborn and Jessica Phillips as partners.
Full Story Baker McKenzie advised Casdin Capital on the lead of the oversubscribed extension of the $50m Series B fundraising for DNA Script.
Full Story Baker McKenzie represents Reliance Bangladesh LNG & Power Company in the development and financing of the Meghnaghat II gas-fired power project in Bangladesh.
Full Story DWF hires Jonathan Bloomer as chairman.
Full Story Dentons advised Evolution Equity Partners as lead investor on Quantexa's Series C round.
Full Story Shearman & Sterling represented the initial purchasers in DaFa Properties Group Limited’s $150m notes offering.
Full Story Baker McKenzie advised Georgia Global Utilities JSC on its $250m green bond offering.
Full Story Withersworldwide increased PEP 40% to £501,000 and profit 33.6% to £42.1m in the 2019/20 financial year.
Full Story Jones Day represented Planity in its €10m financing round led by Crédit Mutuel Innovation.
Full Story Kirkland & Ellis advised the underwriters on Li Auto Inc.'s IPO and concurrent private placement.
Full Story Cravath represented the underwriters, led by Scotia Capital Inc. and CIBC World Markets Inc., in Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp's common stock offering.
Full Story Cravath represented the underwriters, led by Citigroup, Deutsche Bank Securities, HSBC and Wells Fargo Securities, in Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company's $1.75bn notes offerig.
Full Story Mintz's E-Data Consulting Group uses technology to reduce costs and workloads.
Full Story Jones Day represented Lennox International Inc. in its $600m senior notes offering.
Full Story Willkie represents Bouygues Telecom on the financing for Project Astérix and Project Saint-Malo in France.
Full Story McDermott adds 7 international trade practice attorneys from Hughes Hubbard & Reed.
Full Story Sheppard Mullin represented a number of companies on recent transactions.
Full Story Sherman & Sterling represented Qatar Investment Authority in its Series C $110m financing for Praxis Precision Medicines.
Full Story Willkie represents Stanley Capital in acquisition of Noden Pharma DAC and Noden USA.
Full Story Sidley represents Porch.com Inc. in its business combination with PropTech Acquisition Corporation.
Full Story Sidley represents the underwriters, led by Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated, in NewHold Investment Corp.'s IPO.
Full Story White & Case advised BC Partners LLP on its acquisition of a 45% stake in SOFIMA.
Full Story Baker McKenzie selects 9 summer associates for its D&I Client Summer Scholars program.
Full Story Crowell & Moring adds Michael Shaheen and Preston Pugh to its FCA practice.
Full Story Latham & Watkins represented the underwriters in Vital Farms, Inc.'s IPO.
Full Story Vorys represented The 3M Company in suing Preventative Wellness Consultants LLC over N95 mask price gouging and fraud amid the Coronavirus pandemic.
Full Story Kirkland & Ellis advised Vitruvian Partners on the closing of VIP IV.
Full Story Vinson & Elkins advised Southwest Airlines in its $1bn notes offering.
Full Story Willkie represented former executives of Appvion Corporation and certain of their spouses in an ESOP federal lawsuit.
Full Story Fenwick represented Sema4 in its oversubscribed Series C financing.
Full Story Fenwick represented Lemonade Health in its $33m Series B financing.
Full Story Fenwick represented Cisco in its acquisition of Modcam.
Full Story Cleary Gottlieb advised Industrias Peñoles S.A.B. de C.V. on its $600m senior notes offering.
Full Story Simpson Thacher represented closed-end funds advised by Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor in Legg Mason, Inc.'s sale to Franklin Resources, Inc.
Full Story Law firms rush to bolster their bankruptcy practices in the wake of the financial fallout of the Coronavirus pandemic.
Full Story O’Melveny represents Remington Outdoor Company Inc. in filing for Chapter 11 protection.
Full Story Quinn Emanuel represents Slack Technologies in filing an antitrust complaint against Microsoft.
Full Story Biglaw firms increase their bankruptcy services rates at least once a year and can charge over a thousand dollars per hour.
Full Story Vinson & Elkins advises JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. in Denbury Resources Inc.’s restructuring and chapter 11 cases.
Full Story Greenberg Traurig adds associate Christopher R. White to its litigation practice and Tampa office.
Full Story Barnes & Thornburg adds Kurt Rohde to its IP practice as a partner in Chicago.
Full Story Barnes & Thornburg adds William B. Kirshenbaum as a partner in its LA office.
Full Story Barnes & Thornburg adds Joseph Matteo to its new opened NY office.
Full Story Hogan Lovells advised Apeiron Management S.p.A. and Apollo Global Management, Inc. on the acquisition of a portfolio of claims from Grandi Lavori Fincosit S.p.A.
Full Story Scott Kaplan of Hogan Lovells relocates to the firm's Boston office as regulatory counsel.
Full Story K&L Gates adds partners Sook Young Yeu Scott Peterman and William Ho to its integrated funds and private equity practice in Hong Kong.
Full Story The Coronavirus has accelerated the growth of life sciences practices. Recently, Goodwin added partner Delphine O’Rourke while Perkins added partner Stephen Ferruolo.
Full Story Ince & Co increased its revenue by 87% but recorded over £9m in losses for the 2019/20 financial year.
Full Story Greenberg Traurig advised Metropol Group on its acquisition of 5 shopping centers from the subsidiaries of Atrium group.
Full Story Dechert advises Manila Water Company, Inc. on its debut $500m international sustainability bond.
Full Story WFM adds London partner Marcus Dodds from Reed Smith.
Full Story Latham & Watkins and Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz advise on the merger between Siemens Healthineers and Varian Medical Systems.
Full Story Macfarlanes increased its revenue to £237.6m, profits to £126m and PEP to £1.9m in the 2019/20 financial year. The firm added finance partner Malcolm Hitching.
Full Story Proskauer adds Frederic L. Ragucci, Michael M. Mezzacappa, Marc B. Friess and Ji Hye You to its private credit practice in NY.
Full Story Slaughter and May, Garrigues and Sullivan & Cromwell advise International Consolidated Airlines Group on its plan to raise €2.75bn to help weather the Coronavirus pandemic.
Full Story Cromwell increases hiring in anticipation of a surge in Coronavirus-related investigations. The firm has added Preston Pugh and Michael Shaheen as partners in DC.
Full Story Gibson Dunn adds technology transactions and privacy partner Connell O'Neill from Allen & Overy in Hong Kong.
Full Story Goodwin adds Delphine O'Rourke as a partner in its healthcare and life science practices in NY.
Full Story Simpson Thacher & Bartlett adds private equity partner James Howe from Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher.
Full Story Macfarlanes cuts salaries for newly-qualified lawyers by £5,000 to £80,000 on a provisional basis.
Full Story Latham & Watkins advised the European Investment Bank, Euler Hermes, the Export-Import Bank of Korea, Nippon Export and Investment Insurance, BPI France and 12 commercial banks and other lending institutions in Northvolt's $1.6bn debt raise.
Full Story Orrick adds antitrust advisor Lars Mesenbrink as a partner in Düsseldorf.
Full Story McGuireWoods adds former SDNY fraud and money laundering prosecutor Jason Cowley as a partner in New York.
Full Story White & Case advised François Fornieri on its acquisition of a stake in Belgian First Division A football club Le Standard de Liège.
Full Story Foley & Lardner adds Stephen Meli as a partner to its Boston office.
Full Story K&L Gates adds Sook Young Yeu, Scott Peterman, and William Ho as partners in its integrated funds and private equity practices in Hong Kong.
Full Story Dorsey & Whitney represented the shareholders of Dunstan Thomas Group on its sale to Curtis Banks Group PLC.
Full Story Davis Polk advised Banco Votorantim S.A. on its $500m global medium-term notes offering.
Full Story Ropes & Gray advised Equality Asset Management on its investment in Mindoula.
Full Story Cahill represented the lead arrangers and administrative agents in the incremental loans for Nielsen Holding and Finance B.V.
Full Story Kirkland & Ellis advised TerSera Therapeutics LLC on its purchase of the rights, title and interest in XERMELO®.
Full Story Paul Hastings represented Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in its common stock offering.
Full Story Kirkland & Ellis represented Madison Dearborn Partners in its agreement to acquire IPL Plastics, Inc.
Full Story Ogletree announces an additional $10,000 bonus to associates and counsel for achieving 1700 billable hours. The earlier Coronavirus pay cuts are still in place.
Full Story K&L Gates adds William B. Tate II as a partner in its real estate practice.
Full Story Sidley represented Perforce Software, Inc. in its acquisition of Methodics Holdings, Inc.
Full Story Cahill represented the lead arrangers in credit facilities for Caesars Entertainment, Inc. and its subsidiary.
Full Story Sidley represented Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, and the other underwriters in Southwest Airlines Co.'s $1bn notes offering.
Full Story Scott Hardy of Ogletree Deakins is confirmed by Senate to serve as a judge on the federal bench in Western Pennsylvania.
Full Story DLA Piper advised Validity Finance in its $100m financing round.
Full Story K&L Gates adds William B. Tate II to its Orange County office and real estate practice as a partner.
Full Story Curtis Mallet-Prevost Colt & Mosle represented MPS Capital Services in the financing for ReAl Srl's acquisition of Metalcarta Srl.
Full Story Heussen advised Saur in its acquisition of Nijhuis Industries.
Full Story Cahill represented the initial purchasers in Joseph T. Ryerson & Son, Inc.'s $500m notes offering.
Full Story Morgan Lewis represented SK Capital Partners in its acquisition of Baker Hughes' specialty polymer business.
Full Story Pryor Cashman LLP and Kirkland & Ellis LLP advised WHP Global in its acquisition of Joseph Abboud trademarks.
Full Story Cahill represented the initial purchasers in CCO Holdings, LLC's $1.5bn add-on notes offering.
Full Story Cahill represented the initial purchasers in Boise Cascade Company's $400m notes offering.
Full Story Cahill represented the initial purchasers in a $400m notes offering by Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors LLC.
Full Story Latham & Watkins advised the joint lead managers and joint dealer-managers on Ukraine’s $2bn Eurobond.
Full Story Travers reported a 1% decline in revenues and a 20% decline in profits per partner in the last financial year.
Full Story Cahill represented the initial purchasers in a $500m notes offering by Navios South American Logistics Inc. and Navios Logistics Finance (US) Inc.
Full Story Holland & Knight advised Banco Bilboa Vizcaya Argentaria on a $200m facility to Corporación Andina de Fomento.
Full Story Cahill represented the lead arranger in BY Crown Parent, LLC's $160m revolving credit facility.
Full Story Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie appoints Joshua Chu the managing partner of its California offices.
Full Story Kirkland & Ellis represented Arya Sciences Acquisition Corp. II in its business combination with Cerevel therapeutics, Inc.
Full Story Latham & Watkins represented Zentalis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in its common stock offering.
Full Story Louisiana passes a virtual currency business licensing requirement, effective August 1.
Full Story Bressler, Amery & Ross launches its investment advisory practice group.
Full Story Greenberg Traurig represented Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. in The Republic of Suriname's consent solicitation to reprofile its principal payment obligations.
Full Story Employers have become more selective in hiring and are increasingly turning to contract lawyers to fill lower-level positions amid the Coronavirus pandemic.
Full Story Mayer Brown represented Petroandina Resources Corporation N.V. in its acquisition of AGIP Oil Ecuador B.V.
Full Story Mayer Brown advised Ojo de Tigre on its sale to Pernod Ricard México, S.A. de C.V.
Full Story Goodwin advised REMUS on its co-lead investment into Spotta Limited as part of a $1.18m seed funding round.
Full Story Akerman adds bankruptcy partner Mark Lichtenstein in NY.
Full Story Baker Botts represented Liberty Latin America Ltd. in its agreement to acquire Telefónica S.A.’s wireless operations in Costa Rica.
Full Story Goodwin advised Peloton Equity, LLC on the recapitalization of its portfolio company Health Plan One.
Full Story Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP advised RCP Equity on its Series A investment in Citiri, Inc.
Full Story Cravath represented the initial purchasers, led by BofA Securities, BNP PARIBAS, Citigroup and J.P. Morgan Securities, in Mars, Incorporated's $2.5bn notes offering.
Full Story Latham & Watkins represented the underwriters in AlloVir, Inc.'s IPO.
Full Story Mayer Brown advised Link REIT on its acquisition of the office building at 25 Cabot Square in London.
Full Story Freshfields decides against a performance-based promotion model that would allow high-performing junior partners to be promoted more quickly.
Full Story Latham & Watkins advised CPA Global on its business combination with Clarivate Plc.
Full Story Goodwin advised Cerevel Therapeutics, Inc. on its business combination agreement with Arya Sciences Acquisition Corp II.
Full Story White & Case LLP advised Moscow Exchange on its acquisition of a stake in BierbaumPro AG.
Full Story Latham & Watkins and Davis Polk & Wardwell are advising on the $6.8bn merger between CPA Global and Clarivate.
Full Story Goodwin advised Reflexis Systems, Inc. on its sale to Zebra Technologies Corporation.
Full Story Paul, Weiss advises Oak Hill Capital Partners in its acquisition of Otelco Inc.
Full Story Milbank advised the private equity sellers in the sale of their 80% interest in PT Finansia Multi Finance to KB Kookmin Car.
Full Story Davis Polk advised Pattern Energy Operations LP and Pattern Energy Operations Inc. on their $700m senior notes offering.
Full Story Big venture capital firms see record pace fundraising in the first half of 2020 despite the Coronavirus pandemic.
Full Story Securities class actions dropped in the first half of 2020 despite the Coronavirus stock market crash.
Full Story Davis Polk advised the dealer manager in BRF S.A.'s $300m notes cash tender offer.
Full Story Davis Polk advised the underwriters in Nurix Therapeutics, Inc.'s IPO.
Full Story Davis Polk advised Freeport-McMoRan Inc. in its $1.5bn senior notes offering.
Full Story Fenwick represented XRC Labs in its acquisition of Joymode.
Full Story Due to the Coronavirus, law firms are learning they are overstaffed in legal administrative staff.
Full Story Reed Smith adds bankruptcy partner Omar J. Alaniz as a partner from Baker Botts.
Full Story According to industry experts, adapting company culture and increasing transparency can help firms be more diverse.
Full Story Corporate partners Ashok Mukhey and Mitchell Cohen join Reed Smith from Irell & Manella.
Full Story Ben Bruton of Winston & Strawn outlines how in-house teams have adapted to the Coronavirus pandemic in a Law.com article.
Full Story Davis Polk advised Carivate Plc on its combination with CPA Global.
Full Story Holland & Hart advised Vaporsens, Inc. in its acquisition by Gentex Corporation.
Full Story Simpson Thacher represented the initial purchasers, led by J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, in AdaptHealth LLC's $350m senior notes offering.
Full Story The State Bar of Georgia’s free, confidential lawyer assistance hotline has seen the use of its services remain steady amid the Coronavirus pandemic.
Full Story Lateral partner hiring has sped up due to the use of virtual meetings amid the Coronavirus pandemic.
Full Story Taft adds Benjamin Hager, Jeremy Hayden, and Benjamin Helwig as partners in its Cincinnati office.
Full Story Law firms prepare for an uptick in Coronavirus-related class action lawsuits.
Full Story Latham & Watkins advised D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments in its strategic financing arrangement with Credit Suisse and Zions Bancorporation N.A.
Full Story Fried Frank advised Declaration Partners in its $85m preferred equity investment in 1375 Broadway.
Full Story Cooley advised issuers, underwriters and initial purchasers on a number of bond offerings.
Full Story Anonymous Biglaw firm leader says firm is overstaffed with administrative personnel suggesting there may be more layoffs to come.
Full Story Fried Frank advised the underwriters in the $125m add-on offering by Main Street Capital Corporation.
Full Story Goodwin advised MBX Biosciences on its $34.6m Series A financing.
Full Story Shearman & Sterling advised Altice USA in its agreement to sell 49.99% of its LightPath fiber enterprise business to Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners.
Full Story Milbank advised the sellers in the sale of their 80% interest in PT Financia Multi Finance to KB Kookmin Card.
Full Story Norton Rose Fulbright advised Societe Generale on the financing for Excelya Group's acquisition of three companies.
Full Story After a software failure, Indiana will now administer its bar exam open book through email.
Full Story Shearman & Sterling represented Private Export Funding Corporation in its $260m floating rate medium-term notes offering.
Full Story Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe and Morrison & Foerster represent Oracle Corporation in a shareholder derivative lawsuit.
Full Story Vinson & Elkins represented Vitol Group in the establishment of Vencer Energy.
Full Story White & Case LLP advised Colombia Telecomunicaciones S.A. E.S.P on a liability management transaction relating to its outstanding debt and hybrid securities.
Full Story Fennemore Craig combines with Dowling Aaron.
Full Story Dentons adds Alejandra Bonilla and Pablo Jaramillo as partners in Colombia.
Full Story Jones Day represented Natixis, ODDO BHF SCA, and Bryan, Garnier & Co Limited in Carbios' €37m private placement of shares.
Full Story Simpson Thacher advises Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners in its acquisition of a stake in Altice USA's Lightpath fiber enterprise business.
Full Story Milbank advised Globalworth Real Estate Investments Limited on its €400m green bond offering and cash tender offer.
Full Story Above The Law gives three reasons to bring eDiscovery In-house.
Full Story Baker Botts reduces its previously announced Coronavirus pay cuts by half and announces new bonuses.
Full Story The Federal Reserve's Main Street Lending Program has added two potential loan options for nonprofits.
Full Story Stinson advised six bank holding companies on $70m of notes offerings in the first half of 2020.
Full Story Goodwin advised Thrive Earlier Detection Corp. on its $257m Series B financing.
Full Story Cadwalader represented GoodFinch Fund I, LP as sponsor in the $252m solar loan backed notes by Loanpal Solar Loan 2020-2 Ltd. and Loanpal Solar Loan 2020-2 LLC.
Full Story California lowered its bar exam passing score and released its "Report Card on the Diversity of California’s Legal Profession."
Full Story Greenspoon Marder serves as lead counsel for the film Critical Thinking.
Full Story The August 19 Michigan online bar exam was targeted in a cyber attack that blocked access.
Full Story Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner and Mayer Brown advise HGR Liquidating Trust on the £380m sale of the 25 Cabot Square office building in Canary Wharf, London E14 to Link Real Estate Investment Trust.
Full Story Reed Smith represents Aptorum Group in its Euronext Paris listing.
Full Story Robinson+Cole adds James F. Lathrop as an associate in its bankruptcy practice.
Full Story Dechert advised DNA Script on the extension of its €46m Series B financing.
Full Story Sheppard, Mullin, Richter and Hampton represented Vindex in its acquisition of the Belong Gaming Arenas brand from GAME DIGITAL LIMITED.
Full Story Reed Smith adds Omar J. Alaniz as a partner in its bankruptcy practice in Dallas.
Full Story Proskauer Private Credit Default Index© reported Q2 default rates of 8.1%, up from 5.9% in Q1, of senior secured and unitranche loans.
Full Story Willkie represented Venezuela-owned Citgo Petroleum and its US subsidiaries, Citgo Holding, Inc. and PDV Holding, Inc., in a case concerning the validity of the appointments of board directors by Venezuelan president.
Full Story Kirkland & Ellis represented BC Partners LLP on its agreement to invest in IMA.
Full Story Ropes & Gray launches its new analytics and behavioral science consulting practice.
Full Story Greenberg Traurig commits $5m to programs fighting systemic racism and poverty.
Full Story Proskauer represented RIP Medical Debt in obtaining an Advisory Opinion allowing it to buy unpaid medical debts from large physician groups and health systems.
Full Story Kirkland & Ellis advised TA Associates and Francisco Partners on their growth investment in Edifecs, Inc.
Full Story Sullivan & Cromwell advises UBS on a naming rights sponsorship agreement for the future home of the NHL's New York Islanders in Elmont, New York.
Full Story Baker McKenzie added Renaud Jaune as senior counsel in its tax practice in France.
Full Story Baker & McKenzie advised Japan Energy Capital G.K. on the establishment of Japan Energy Fund.
Full Story Greenberg Traurig added Wagner N. Soto as an associate to its Boston office.
Full Story White & Case and Kirkland & Ellis advise BC Partners on the take-private transaction of an Italian machinery business.
Full Story Hong Kong looks to joining the UK and Singapore as regional hubs for insurance-linked securities.
Full Story Singapore, Tokyo and Sydney aim to attract Hong Kong financial firms amid political tension due to China's security law.
Full Story Baker McKenzie advised Achiko AG on relocating from the Cayman Islands to Zurich and its re-incorporation as a Swiss Aktiengesellschaft.
Full Story TLT increased its revenues by 13% to £98.8m in 2019/20.
Full Story Latham & Watkins advised ComplyAdvantage in its Series C funding round.
Full Story Allen & Overy announces ethnic diversity targets for its London office.
Full Story Akin Gump represented San Luis Ambulance in a putative class action over California meal and rest break requirements.
Full Story Baker McKenzie advised StashAway in its $16m Series C funding round.
Full Story Goodwin advised Limelight Networks, Inc. in its $125m convertible senior notes offering.
Full Story Fenwick represented Mobalytics in its $11.25m Series A financing round.
Full Story Cooley launches Cooley GO, a resource center for entrepreneurs in Asia.
Full Story Fenwick represented Nurix Therapeutics in its $209m IPO.
Full Story Davis Polk advises EF Education First on Permira Funds' investment in EF Kids & Teens.
Full Story Davis Pold advises Tencent Holdings Limited on its proposal to acquire Sogou Inc.
Full Story Thompson Coburn adds Adrienne Clair, Rob Lang and Nicole Williams to its Management Committee.
Full Story Kirkland advised OnDeck® in its sale to Enova International.
Full Story Latham & Watkins represented Goodgrower in its investment in Kindbody's $32m Series B funding round.
Full Story Law schools anticipate enrollment to remain steady despite the Coronavirus pandemic.
Full Story DLA Piper represented New Signature in its acquisition by Cognizant.
Full Story Simpson Thacher represented ClearBridge MLP and Midstream Fund Inc., ClearBridge Energy Midstream Opportunity Fund Inc. and and ClearBridge MLP and Midstream Total Return Fund Inc. in their 5-for-1 reverse stock splits.
Full Story Fennemore Craig merges with Dowling Aaron, effective October 1.
Full Story WilmerHale advises InoZyme Pharma, Inc. on its IPO.
Full Story King & Spalding represented ShopStyle in a dispute with RewardStyle over the use of an image used to sell products.
Full Story 1,159 Texas law firms and legal aid organizations received PPP loans of $150,000 or more during the Coronavirus pandemic.
Full Story Norton Rose Fulbright adds Ryan McCoy to its LA office as a partner.
Full Story Hughes Hubbarb & Reed advised JD Wetherspoon on its $175m equity offering.
Full Story Litigation funder Validity Finance has completed more deal in the second quarter of 2020 than all of 2019 amid the Coronavirus pandemic.
Full Story Law firms are frequent targets of cyber scams and may be at greater risk this year due to employees working from home amid the Coronavirus pandemic.
Full Story Goodwin advised on a total of $15.5bn capital raised in biotech IPOs and follow-on offerings in the first half of 2020.
Full Story Goodwin advised AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. on the termination of its license agreement for Vyleesi®.
Full Story Mintz Levin launched its new consulting group focused on using AI and data analytics to help with data-heavy cases.
Full Story Latham & Watkins represents CNX Resources Corporation in its merger agreement with CNX Midstream Partners LP.
Full Story Sidley advises Reliance Industries Limited on its $7bn right offering.
Full Story Baker Botts represented NRG Energy, Inc. in its $3.625bn acquisition of Direct Energy.
Full Story Goodwin advised Antin Infrastructure Partners on closing it fourth fund, Antin IV, with €6.5bn in committed capital.
Full Story Kirkland advised Zebra Technologies Corporation on its acquisition of Reflexis Systems, Inc.
Full Story Kirkland & Ellis advised Antin Infrastructure Partners on closing its fourth fund with $7.6bn in committed capital.
Full Story Simpson Thacher represented BRF S.A. in its abbreviated cash tender offers.
Full Story According to 2019 surveys, general counsels at America's largest companies often make more than Biglaw partners.
Full Story Hogan Lovells advised Citigroup Global Markets Limited and Deustsche Bank AG on Blue Motor Finance's second auto loan securitization.
Full Story Alson & Bird advised Credit Suisse as financial advisor to Chevron Corporation in Chevron's acquisition of Noble Energy Inc.
Full Story Davis Polk advised the sole book runner in East Resources Acquisition Company's IPO.
Full Story Davis Polk advised the representatives of the underwriters, the deal managers and the subscription agents in BioNTech SE's $511.5m ADS offering and rights offering.
Full Story Lowenstein Sandler represented Serial Productions and “This American Life” their respective deals with The New York Times Company.
Full Story Cahill represented the lead arrangers in an amended credit facility for Aruba Investments, Inc.
Full Story Taylor Wessing reported a decline in revenue growth and profits per partner in 2019/20.
Full Story According to Law.com data, Harvard saw the most alumni promoted to partnership last year.
Full Story DLA Piper adds partner Lionel Meehan to its restructuring practice and Melbourne office.
Full Story Loeb & Loeb adds Erik Wallace, Laurence Ho, Sarah Lai and Letao Tao to its trust and estates practice and Hong Kong office.
Full Story Cahill represented the initial purchasers and lead arrangers in Avantor Funding, Inc.'s notes offering and credit facilities financing.
Full Story Bird & Bird permanently closes its Berlin flexible working space due to the Coronavirus.
Full Story Sullivan & Cromwell's recent layoff of around 50 staff members may forebode further cuts to administrative staff.
Full Story Shook, Hardy & Bacon adds Chris Johnson as managing partner of its San Francisco office.
Full Story Clyde & Co reported lower profits and profits per partner for the last financial year.
Full Story Baker McKenzie advised benpac holding AG on the acquisition of Gallus Group from Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG.
Full Story Norton Rose Fulbright advised Sonnedix on the acquisition of six power plants from Silver Ridge Power Italia.
Full Story White & Case advised UniCredit on the €155m sale of a non-performing unsecured individual Italian credit portfolio to IFIS NPL S.p.A.
Full Story Hanson Bridgett commits to promoting more diverse lawyers to its leadership by participating in the Mansfield Rule 4.0.
Full Story Latham & Watkins advised BC Partners on its acquisition of Pasticceria Bindi S.p.A.
Full Story Davis Polk advised the joint book-running managers on Wyndham Destinations, Inc.'s $650m senior notes offering.
Full Story Davis Polk advises Toyota Motor Credit Corporation on its $750m diversity and inclusion medium-term notes offering.
Full Story Davis Polk advised the representatives of the underwriters in Jamf Holding Corp.'s $538.2m IPO.
Full Story Willkie Farr & Gallagher advises Ryerson Holdings Corporation on its $500m senior notes offering.
Full Story Kirkland & Ellis advised Rush Street Interactive, LP on its combination with dMY Technology Group, Inc.
Full Story Troutman Pepper advised Otelco Inc. on its sale to Oak Hill Capital.
Full Story Former Ropes & Gray COO, Hugh Simons, argues against stealth layoffs as the fall review cycle looms in a Law.com article.
Full Story Gordon Rees adds Shannon Voll Poliziani as a partner in Pittsburg.
Full Story Kirkland & Ellis represented GTCR and Optimal Blue in the sale of Optimal Blue to Black Knight.
Full Story Lowenstein represented NexPhase Capital, LP in its sale to Verisk Analytics, Inc.
Full Story Ropes & Gray advised Circa in its acquisition of America’s Job Exchange.
Full Story Arnold & Porter advised AM General LLC and MacAndrews & Forbes Incorporated on AM General's sale to KPS Capital Partners, LP.
Full Story Baker Botts advised the Conflicts Committee of CNX Midstream Partners in its acquisition by CNX Resources Corporation.
Full Story Alston & Bird launches its Environmental, Social & Governance Advisory Group to address the growing prominence of ESG risk, compliance and investing.
Full Story Debevoise & Plimpton represented Qatar Airways in four international investment arbitrations against the UAE, Saudia Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt.
Full Story Indiana and Nevada postpone their online bar exams to fix software glitches.
Full Story McDermott Will & Emery partners with Homethrive to offer its US employees family caregiver services.
Full Story Weil advised Castleforge Partners on the final closing of Castleforge Partners III at over £270m.
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