Coca-Cola Co. tapped Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom for corporate work on its $2.4 billion cash offer for China Huiyuan Juice Group Ltd. Skadden lawyers Martha McGarry in New York, Greg Miao in Beijing, and Nick
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Kenju Watanabe, formerly of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, has joined Paul Hastings as partner in the Tokyo office. Watanabe's practice focuses on cross-border M&A, private equity, and joint venture
Just months after losing its 30-lawyer Mannheim office, Shearman & Sterling has been handed the mandate to advise the insurer Allianz on the sale of Dresdner Bank to Commerzbank, undoubtedly the most important German
New York leaders Shearman & Sterling and Sullivan & Cromwell have bagged top roles on insurance giant Allianz’s €9.8bn sale of Dresdner Bank to German rival Commerzbank.
Ashurst and Linklaters have landed lead roles on the proposed £1.4bn takeover of Russian oil exploration giant Imperial Energy. The deal sees Linklaters score a role for Indian corporate ONGC Videsh, whose offer for
International law firm King & Spalding advised Enterprise Products Partners L.P., TEPPCO Partners, L.P., and Oiltanking Holding Americas, Inc., on their joint venture to build a new off-shore crude oil terminal in the
Up to 30 associates at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett have been asked to consider their positions as a result of a mid-year performance review, writes TheLawyer.
The global economic slowdown has resulted in only a minor drop in M&A transactions in the Australian market, according to M&A co-practice leader Ewen Crouch at law firm Allens Arthur Robinson. There was a 20% drop in
Former O’Melveny and Myers’ Asia head of M&A practice Gregory Puff has rejoined global law firm Shearman & Sterling’s Hong Kong office as a partner. Puff was an associate in Shearman & Sterling from 1993 to
Cravath, Swaine & Moore is advising Bristol-Myers Squibb on the planned acquisition of the rest of ImClone Systems, the maker of the best-selling cancer drug Erbitux, for $4.5 billion. Corporate partner Allen
DLA Piper is advising Sophos Plc, a global leader in endpoint security and control solutions, on its €217 million voluntary public takeover offer for Utimaco Safeware AG, a leading global provider of data security
The ex-Sullivan & Cromwell associate who brought a highly-publicised sexual orientation discrimination suit against his former firm has been hired by Clifford Chance. Aaron Charney will join the magic circle law
Ashurst has added to its London energy, transport and infrastructure team with the hire of Jason Radford, a partner from City rival Lovells. Jason Radford advises on all aspects of national and international project
The German practices of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Allen & Overy are working on either side of the controversial €11.2bn investment by the Schaeffler Group in local rival Continental.
A duo of US firms have snared lead roles on Swiss pharmaceutical group Roche's $43.7bn bid for US drug giant Genentech. Davis Polk & Wardwell New York partners Arthur Golden, Chris Mayer and Peter Douglas are advising