Archive for August, 2016

Norton Rose Fulbright advises IRIS on acquisition of leading HR software provider

Global legal practice Norton Rose Fulbright has advised IRIS Software Group, a leading UK accountancy and payroll software provider, on the acquisition of Cascade Human Resources Limited, a leading provider of HR and payroll solutions. The acquisition gives the combined business a joint customer base of over 60,000 UK businesses, and will broaden IRIS’ product range to include HR solutions alongside IRIS’s Pay...

29 Apr 2:31 PM 0 Read More...

Baker & McKenzie Advises Canada Pension Plan Investment Board on Its USD250 Million Venture with China Vanke

Baker & McKenzie recently advised Canada Pension Plan Investment Board ("CPPIB") on its new venture with China Vanke Co., Ltd. ("China Vanke"), the largest residential developer in China. Through this venture, CPPIB will over time invest USD250 million in the Chinese residential market. To seed the venture, CPPIB and China Vanke are investing in a project located in Qingdao, Shandong Province in China. The ventu...

23 Apr 1:05 PM 0 Read More...

Bircham Dyson Bell Expands Private Wealth Team with New Partner Hire

Leading UK law firm Bircham Dyson Bell (BDB) has appointed Harriet Morgan as a partner in its Private Wealth team. Harriet joins the firm from Reed Smith where she has been a tax partner since 2006. Her appointment enhances the expertise of the department and brings the number of partners to 15.  Harriet has experience of having advised on all types of UK and international tax issues, particularly involving banki...

23 Apr 8:56 AM 0 Read More...

Ministers announce: Scottish government contractual disputes to be resolved through Scottish Arbitration Centre

According to out-law.com, Legal Affairs Minister Roseanna Cunningham said:"Arbitration can play an important role in meeting the needs of businesses, their customers and their employees in finding cost-effective resolution to complex issues. "There is a fantastic level of expertise within Scotland's legal community in arbitration, and we want to capitalise on this to make Scotland a world leader in the lucrative a...

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