Archive for August, 2016

London real estate is hot – but emerging markets are a threat, say global property players

The long-term outlook for London as a destination for global real estate investment is uncertain, according to the Global Investor Appetite report by law firm Nabarro LLP, as investors seek the promise of higher returns offered by emerging markets. The law firm commissioned independent research from FTI Consulting and secured the views of over 600 global real estate investors, occupiers and advisors to build a pictur...

28 Jun 11:24 AM 0 Read More...

Martin Cornish joins Hassans International Law Firm as Consultant

Hassans, Gibraltar’s largest international law firm, is delighted to announce the addition of leading fund management lawyer Martin Cornish as a Consultant to the firm. Martin has a distinguished reputation as a lawyer in fund management, financial services regulation and derivatives - sectors that are also at the core of Hassans’ identity.   Martin’s appointment will assist the promotion and d...

28 Jun 10:44 AM 0 Read More...

Al Tamimi & Company welcomes Anne K. Hoffmann to its arbitration practice in Dubai

German and English qualified lawyer Anne K. Hoffmann has relocated to Dubai where she has joined Al Tamimi & Company as Special Counsel in the arbitration department.  Anne regularly acts as counsel and arbitrator in commercial disputes arising under all major rules as well as in ad hoc proceedings. Moreover, Anne brings invaluable experience advising in investment treaty arbitration, having represented inve...

26 Jun 9:47 AM 0 Read More...

Allen & Overy guides Russian banking giants on USD3.45bn UK P2P financing

Allen & Overy advised the Russian state-owned banks, Sberbank of Russia and VTB Capital plc (the investment banking division of JSC VTB Bank), as arrangers and lenders under a USD1.7 billion public-to-private acquisition financing facility and related refinancing facilities totalling USD1.75bn on the forthcoming public offer for the ordinary shares of Eurasian Natural Resources Company plc (LSE: ENRC) by Eurasian...

26 Jun 9:18 AM 0 Read More...

Walkers Appoints Jack Boldarin as new Managing Partner in London

Leading international financial and transactional law firm Walkers is pleased to announce the appointment of Jack Boldarin as Managing Partner in London. The appointment is one of a series of moves injecting further strength and depth to the firm’s London platform, as David Collins (Partner) and Neil McDonald (Senior Associate) also arrive from Walkers’ Singapore and Jersey offices respectively.   Na...

25 Jun 9:41 AM 0 Read More...