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Allen & Overy (A&O) has been tapped to guide the French government agency Voies navigables de France on a €4.2bn deal to design, construct and maintain a 100km canal between
The London branch of France-headquartered, Gide Loyrette Nouel LLP is advising the Government of India on the sale of 8.38 percent of its stake in National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC). Bar & Bench had earlier
Wragge & Co is set to launch in Paris after hiring a 10-partner team from its French referral firm Lefevre Pelletier & Associes (LPA. The new office is expected to open later this year and will be headed up by joint
Dewey & LeBoeuf, reports legalweek. Quere was charged with co-managing Dewey & LeBoeuf's Paris office alongLovells has hired high-profile banking partner Michel Quere from
French drug maker Sanofi-Aventis is purchasing Tennessee-based consumer care products company Chattem Inc. for $1.9-billion in a move to diversify from its prescription drugs, many of which will lose patent protection in
Mayer Brown has successfully completed a tie-up with litigation boutique Ayela Semerdjian & Associes. Ayela Semerdjian is headed by partners Christophe Ayela and RenaudUS firm
Slaughter and May is preparing to close its Paris office in April next year. Andrew McClean, the only partner remaining in Paris after Slaughter and May's joined forces with French best friend Bredin Prat in 2006,
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton has won the role as deal counsel to BNP Paribas on its €4.3bn rights offering launched on 29 September.
Norton Rose is bolstering its Paris competition practice with the hire of a team led by Mélanie Thill-Tayara from Salans. Thill-Tayara will fill the gap left by the departure of ex-Paris competition head Laure Givny.
Fasken Martineau has opened an new office in Paris through a merger with seven-lawyer Paris firm Gravel Leclerc & Partners and the addition of a four-lawyer team from Dewey & LeBoeuf, led by senior counsel Jean-Claude
Lovells has reached a tie-up agreement with Paris-based insolvency boutique Kuntz & Associés, which will see the firms form a closer bond without entering into a full-scale alliance.
French investment bank Calyon is is seeking more than $1.68 billion in damages from Germany's KB Deutsche Industriebank AG in the High Court of Justice in London, in what would be the UK’s largest credit-crunch related