Archive for August, 2016

DFDL strengthens its Myanmar team with regional partner, William D Greenlee, Jr

To meet the demands of DFDL’s Myanmar practice, Mr. William D Greenlee, Jr., Partner and former head of the firm’s Indonesian practice has relocated to the Myanmar office.   He has taken up the position as Deputy Managing Director Myanmar, working with Managing Director and Partner James Finch and the firm’s team of five expatriates and six Myanmar lawyers based in the firm’s Yangon offic...

30 Nov 12:03 PM 0 Read More...

Olswang comments on impact of Leveson report on online publishers

Olswang published today a summary of the Leveson report's key recommendations and what impact they will have for online publishers. The report is available at http://bit.ly/V9LiCW and http://bit.ly/Sup7Ig .   Whilst not the primary focus of specific recommendations, Lord Justice Leveson recognised the important role played by online publishers and explicitly states in his report that that all news...

30 Nov 11:58 AM 0 Read More...

11KBW welcomes 7 new members as part of its growth strategy

11KBW has added seven new barrister members from rival set 4-5 Gray’s Inn Square in the last month. Jonathan Moffett is recognised by the legal directories as a leading junior in public law, education law and local government law, and is ranked as one of the three top juniors in the country in education law. He has an extensive public law practice, and has a particular expertise in the interface between public ...

30 Nov 9:29 AM 0 Read More...

WALKERS’ JERSEY OFFICE ADVISES DRAX GROUP PLC ON £190 MILLION SHARE PLACING

Jersey based lawyers working for leading international financial law firm Walkers have advised Drax Group plc (‘Drax’) in a share placing to raise £190 million. Drax, which operates the UK’s largest power station, plans to use the proceeds to support a project to convert three of its generating units at its plant in Selby, North Yorkshire, to burn biomass, or plant matter, instead of coal. The...

30 Nov 9:15 AM 0 Read More...

Hewlett Packard auditors sued over Autonomy purchase

Deloitte and KPMG are being sued over their alleged role in Hewlett Packard's controversial purchase of Autonomy.   Jonathan Thornton (pictured), Partner at Russell-Cooke Solicitors commented: "'Jurisdiction shopping' is an increasingly common phenomena across the globe, for both large corporations and wealthy individuals. We have seen in recent months how wealthy divorcing couples and Russian Oligarchs favour L...

29 Nov 3:57 PM 0 Read More...