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Freshfields Expands Industry-Leading Corporate Practice with Hiring of Andrew Hill as Partner

The Joplin Globe 16 May 2022
AppLovin, Couchbase, Lyft, Spire Global, Tesla, ThredUp, Twilio, Zendesk and ZymergenRecent early- and late-stage financing rounds ... Freshfields is ranked by Chambers Global in Band 1 across the six areas of antitrust, corporate/M&A, litigation, international arbitration, tax, and public international law.

Genmab Announces Financial Results for the First Quarter of 2022

Pharmiweb 13 May 2022
Based on the topline results, the companies will engage global regulatory authorities to determine next steps. April. The arbitral tribunal issued an award in the binding arbitration of two matters arising under Genmab’s license agreement with Janssen relating to daratumumab ... The arbitral tribunal decided both issues in favor of Janssen ... Outlook ... T ... T ... .

How to invest in litigation finance - and get returns from bankrolling legal disputes

Moneyweek 13 May 2022
“The first thing we do, let’s kill all the lawyers,” says wise-cracking rebel Dick the Butcher in Shakespeare’s Henry VI ... You don’t want to live in a country where the lawyers are killed ... the top 30 law firms have $2trn of pending arbitration claims, and annual law firm fees are $860bn globally, of which just over half is in the US ... Simple ... .

DMCC to co-develop trade hub, free zone in Colombia

Gulf Daily News 10 May 2022
The free-trade designated territory will be a common law district based on English common law, which will create an international business platform with unique benefits such as balanced arbitration facilities, incorporated country risk insurance, global trade networks, and access to capital. .

Dubai's DMCC to set up trade hub, free zone in Colombia

Gulf News 10 May 2022
This will hep create an international business platform with benefits such as ‘balanced arbitration facilities, incorporated country risk insurance, global trade networks, and access to capital’. Once established, the Cartagena International Commerce Zone will become Latin America’s first Common Law District Arbitration Centre ... .

Treaties protecting fossil fuel investors could jeopardize global efforts to save the climate, and cost billions

Phys Dot Org 09 May 2022
The Energy Charter Treaty, a special investment agreement covering the energy sector, emerged as the greatest single contributor to global ISDS risks in our dataset ... The global transition ... Actions by governments and the private sector are both needed to slow global warming and keep it from fueling increasingly devastating disasters.

Can coal investing be environmentally friendly? A contrarian take on ESG

Finger Lakes Times 09 May 2022
As head of global sustainable finance for Fitch Ratings, Andrew Steel is a key arbitrator of this debate, with views likely to rankle both ESG true believers and haters ... We looked at the United Nations Inevitable Policy Response scenario, which is a scenario that has the entire world limiting global warming to 2 degrees Celsius by 2100.

FTI Consulting Expands Forensic and Litigation Consulting Capabilities in France with ...

Eagle-Tribune 03 May 2022
The Forensic and Litigation Consulting segment at FTI Consulting provides multidisciplinary, independent dispute advisory, investigative, data acquisition and analysis, and forensic accounting services to the global business and legal community ... is a global business advisory firm ...

New ‘plain English’ rules aim to attract London arbitration work to Ireland

Irish Independent 29 Apr 2022
The move by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Ireland (CIArb) is the latest development in a wider push across the legal sector to position Ireland as a global centre for dispute resolution.The rules are designed to comply with both the UK’s Arbitration Act 1996 ...

Freshfields Adds Former Chief of SDNY’s Complex Frauds and Cybercrime Unit Timothy T. Howard as Partner

Hastings Tribune 25 Apr 2022
“Tim’s experience as a prosecutor investigating and trying cases dovetails nicely with our US white-collar and global investigations practices,” observed Eric Bruce, Freshfields’ US Head of Disputes, Litigation and Arbitration, and Global Investigations.

Willkie Farr picks up veteran corporate litigator in Brussels

Reuters 20 Apr 2022
Vincent’s experience in the Belgian and Luxembourg litigation and arbitration markets will deepen our corporate litigation capabilities on complex, cross-border matters, and complement our prominent team of practitioners across Europe and globally,” said Duncan Speller, co-chair of Willkie’s arbitration practice group in London.

Alkermes Commences Arbitration Related to License Agreements with Janssen Pharmaceutica

Eagle-Tribune 19 Apr 2022
ALKS) today announced that it commenced binding arbitration proceedings in respect of two license agreements with Janssen Pharmaceutica N.V ... Under the agreements, the arbitration will be conducted pursuant to the Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR) Rules for Non-Administered Arbitration before a panel of three arbitrators.

Boies Schiller adds London partner after UK lawyers exit

Reuters 19 Apr 2022
law firm Boies Schiller Flexner said Tuesday it has hired a partner to its international arbitration group in London, adding to its U.K ... He specializes in investor treaty arbitration in the mining and energy sectors, according to statement by Boies Schiller.

Focusing on filling up vacancies of judges, infrastructure: CJI

Suryaa 15 Apr 2022
The CJI also hailed the Chief Minister for translating his dream of setting up International Arbitration and Mediation Centre (IAMC) in Hyderabad a reality. He noted that with several global companies located in Hyderabad, the centre will ensure early resolution of disputes and thus contribute to strengthening of the economy.

Montero Mining to file memorial in Wigu Hill expropriation dispute, Tanzania

Resource World 12 Apr 2022
provided an update on the arbitration proceedings against the United Republic of Tanzania over Tanzania’s expropriation of the Wigu Hill rare earth element project before International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID). The arbitral tribunal is composed of Dr ... On February 18, 2022, the arbitral tribunal issued procedural order No.

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