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Monday, August 19, 2019
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The Lawyer News

  1. Former Twenty Essex barrister rejoins set after offshore stint, August 19, 2019
  2. Hogan Lovells lands role on British Steel’s rescue talks with Turkish bidder, August 19, 2019
  3. A&O to lose fraud head to Milbank’s expanding City office, August 19, 2019
  4. In court last month: Ticket sales, UK rail and fraud with CMS, Fieldfisher and CYK, August 19, 2019
  5. LLP accounts: White & Case growth slows after years of expansion, August 19, 2019
  6. The speed read: Reynen Court arrives; Goodwin keeps hiring and Burford’s IPO dilemma, August 16, 2019



Magic Circle Firms

  1. Former Sidley Associate, Kim & Chang Partner Dies, Newswire (Freshfields), August 17, 2019
  2. Allegations Against Burford Could Muddy the Waters for Litigation Funding, Law Experts Argue, American Lawyer (Freshfields), August 16, 2019
  3. Graymont and Grupo Calidra's Acquisition of Lime and Limestone Business of Sibelco - Global Legal Chronicle, (Linklaters), August 16, 2019
  4. Linklaters advises GIG on EA1 buy - 4C Offshore, (Linklaters), August 16, 2019
Other Large UK Firms

  1. ALS Global's Acquisition of Laboratorio de Control ARJ - Global Legal Chronicle, (DLA Piper), August 19, 2019
  2. Starboard Asset's Acquisition of Macau Polo oil fields - Global Legal Chronicle, (DLA Piper), August 19, 2019
  3. Joe Tsai's $2.35 Billion Acquisition of full ownership of Barclays Center and controlling interest in the Brooklyn Nets - Global Legal Chronicle, (Hogan Lovells), August 19, 2019
  4. Jazz Pharmaceuticals Buying Cavion For $312.5 Million: Details About The Deal - Pulse 2.0, (Hogan Lovells), August 19, 2019
  5. NRF expands renewable energy practice in Texas - The Global Legal Post, (Norton Rose), August 19, 2019
  6. Pinsent Masons Grow Australian Practice With New Partners - Lawfuel, (Norton Rose; Pinsent Masons), August 19, 2019
  7. DAC Beachcroft recruits seven-strong team - Claims Magazine, (DAC Beachcroft; Norton Rose), August 17, 2019
  8. Lauren A. Valkenaar Joins Chasnoff, Mungia, Pepping & Stribling, LLP as Partner - PRNewswire, (Norton Rose), August 16, 2019
US Firms in London

  1. Lawyer Resilience in a Pressure-Cooker Profession. It's (Probably) Not What You Think., Newswire, August 17, 2019
  2. Greg Craig Is Warned: Cut the Chumminess With Former Skadden Colleagues at Trial, Newswire, August 17, 2019
  3. Allegations Against Burford Could Muddy the Waters for Litigation Funding, Law Experts Argue, American Lawyer, August 16, 2019
  4. Syncora Holdings signs agreement to sell Syncora Guarantee for $392.5m - Verdict, (Debevoise & Plimpton), August 16, 2019



Magic Circle - Press Releases

  1. Newly launched Code of Practice strengthens regulatory compliance for the digital asset industry, Linklaters, August 16, 2019
  2. Linklaters launches new AI data-powered system to search and manage legal documents, Linklaters, August 16, 2019
  3. Linklaters advise Green Investment Group on the acquisition of a 40% stake in Iberdrola’s 714MW offshore wind farm, Linklaters, August 16, 2019
Large Law Firm - Press Releases

  1. What's not to like about Instagram's latest test?, Bird & Bird, August 19, 2019
  2. Reports of Trade Mark Cases for CIPA August 2019, Bird & Bird, August 19, 2019
  3. KWM Assists AGL With Western Australian Expansion, King & Wood Mallesons (SJ Berwin), August 19, 2019
  4. DLA Piper has advised German Schlemmer Group on divestment of its French subsidiary SIB to Galiena Capital, DLA Piper, August 17, 2019
  5. Useless dads and passive women - first ads banned under the ASA's gender stereotyping rules, Burges Salmon, August 16, 2019
  6. Campos Mello Advogados advises Starboard Asset in acquisition of Macau Polo oil fields, DLA Piper, August 16, 2019
  7. Macfarlanes advises Hanson Wade on acquisition by Graphite Capital, Macfarlanes, August 16, 2019
  8. The push for adopting Hydrogen-Fuel Cell Vehicles in Singapore, Bird & Bird, August 16, 2019
  9. Bird & Bird assists AddLife with the acquisition of Lab-Vent Controls and Koldt & Ryø El, Bird & Bird, August 16, 2019
  10. China Released its Second Draft DAL Amendments to the Drug Administration Law, Bird & Bird, August 16, 2019
  11. PSD2: Germany’s BaFin pulls emergency brakes on account interfaces. Fintechs stand to benefit, banks must step up their game., Bird & Bird, August 16, 2019



Legal Vendors

  1. 3 Hard Truths About Data Privacy – Are You Ready For Them?, Mitratech: Press Releases, August 19, 2019
  2. AbacusNext to Showcase HotDocs at ILTACON 2019, Abacus Next: Press Releases, August 16, 2019
  3. Ontrack Data Recovery Honored with Most Innovative Flash Memory Enterprise Business Application for Best of Show Award at Flash Memory Summit 2019, Kroll OnTrack: News Releases, August 16, 2019
Local General Counsel Moves

  1. A voter who could be key to Elizabeth Warren's 2020 hopes? Justice Brett Kavanaugh - CNBC, August 18, 2019
  2. General Counsel of The Software Alliance Named CEO of Another Trade Association | Corporate Counsel -, August 16, 2019
  3. 3 Noteworthy Battles From The 2019 Proxy Season - Law360, August 16, 2019
  4. Jodie L. Kelley named CEO of the Electronic Transactions Association - PRNewswire, August 16, 2019
  5. Wake Up Call: Former Big Law Partner Sells Legal Tech Startup Doxly - Bloomberg Big Law Business, August 16, 2019
  6. 3 Noteworthy Battles From The 2019 Proxy Season - Law360, August 16, 2019
  7. NLRB Issues “Epic” Decision Concerning the Intersection of Mandatory Arbitration Agreements and NLRA Section 7 Rights - Labor Relations Update, August 16, 2019
  8. Wrestling with a heavyweight portfolio: Exclusive interview with WWE's IP counsel - World Trademark Review, August 16, 2019
  9. Did Zuckerberg lie under oath? - Politico, August 16, 2019
  10. Bain's Orly Mishan joins Pfizer's neuro spinout Cerevel; Oncolytic virus biotech taps SillaJen exec Helena Chaye as CEO - Endpoints News, August 16, 2019


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