The Clients’ Choice for Top Ranked Law Firms
Using unique algorithms based firstly on the quality of lawyer’s and then firm’s rankings, producing quarterly updated aggregated tables of the top ranked lawyers and law firms by region, jurisdiction and specialisation, worldwide.
Featured Top Ranked Firms
Bergstein’s most important asset is the people it has, a perfect match of senior lawyers and a younger generation, who make up the firm and are taking the lead. The firm heavily invests in professional development; most of the firm’s lawyers have completed international studies abroad and have been trained at some of the most prominent international law firms in the US and Europe. All of them are bilingual and culturally attuned to the firm’s clients’ business environments.
Zaid Ibrahim & Co. - ZICO Law
Zaid Ibrahim & Co ("ZICO Malaysia") is a leading law firm and one of the largest in Malaysia. Since its establishment in 1987, it has earned a reputation for its commitment to providing high quality services to its clients and its ability to devise innovative and workable solutions to satisfy client needs.
Buzescu Ca is a specialist business law firm in Romania focused on investment related matters. Our team advises international and local clients in relation to cross-border transactions, and on doing business in Romania.
Chamberlain Hrdlicka White Williams & Aughtry
Founded in 1965 by attorneys from the Tax Division of the United States Department of Justice as a tax-focused firm specializing in tax planning, controversy and litigation, Chamberlain Hrdlicka has grown to over 150 attorneys, servicing a wide variety of practice areas. Today, the firm’s tradition of personalized service continues to be valued by clients from the smallest start-up ventures to the largest multinational companies.
Dr Ghada M Darwish Karbon Law Firm
Strongly representing our clients through quality counsel and advocacy, putting the interest of our clients at the center of our attention, and providing a service that will match or pass our clients' expectations, while maintaining a knowledge based & sustainable profitable business.
Westerberg & Partners
Assisting our clients in identifying, analysing, strengthening and protecting their rights – whether based on intellectual property (IP), contracts, treaties or regulatory frameworks. Our considerable experience in our focus areas also make us particularly well-suited to advise on transactions within these areas. We have worked with everything from small start-ups to major multi-national companies and states, in virtually all industries.
Atsumi & Sakai
Atsumi & Sakai is a multi-award-winning, independent Tokyo law firm, and one of the ten largest independent full-service law firms in Japan. The firm was the first Japanese law firm to create a foreign law joint venture, which enables it to admit foreign partners and so offer its clients the quality of service that the modern international business community demands.
For more than 75 years, Russell Advocaten has been solving problems for large and medium-sized companies, governments and wealthy individuals, also internationally. we offer a total package of legal support in the field of corporate law, employment law, dismissal and real estate.
Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick
Liedekerke is an independent law firm recognized for its leadership and expertise. Our clients rely on flexible and multidisciplinary teams. Each of our practice areas is highly regarded, and our lawyers are recognized for their commitment to our clients’ interests. In cross border matters we assist you with our solid international service capability and our relationships with leading law firms across the world.
Solomon & Co
Solomon & Co. is a full-service law firm headquartered in Mumbai, the financial and commercial capital of India, with offices in Mumbai and Pune. Routinely advising American, European and other international clients on domestic and cross-border transactions. Founded in 1909, the firm is ranked amongst the most reputed law firms in the country.
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
As one of India’s marquee law firms, we help our clients grow, innovate and thrive. For over a century, we have built a reputation for our expertise, specialised solutions and the ability to think ahead. We find the most relevant and highly tailored solutions to our clients’ composite legal challenges.
Corporate Immigration Law Firm
Corporate Immigration Law Firm is engaged exclusively in the practice of Canadian, U.S. and foreign immigration and consular matters. Our focus is on people in business – executives, business owners, entrepreneurs, investors, senior management, intra-company transferees with specialized knowledge and expertise – and their families.
Deris Attorneys at Law Partnership
A one-stop shop for IP services with one of the largest and internationally regarded IP prosecution and advisory team. Pioneers in shaping the IP landscape by obtaining the precedent decisions & participating the preparation of the IP legislation upon the invitation of the legislative bodies. We provide a wide spectrum of high-quality services that are essential for securing, maintaining and enforcing IP rights.
Dryllerakis & Associates
For over 40 years, our mission has been to offer our clients the optimum and most comprehensive legal advice in all fields of business Law, and to provide the best and most effective litigation strategy. We have long-standing experience before all Greek courts (including the Supreme Courts), as well as with an extensive involvement in local and international arbitrations.
A boutique competition law firm that does nothing but competition law. Our senior lawyers have extensive experience and market-leading reputations and have advised on some of the most high-profile and complex competition law transactions and cases in Europe.
Since its inception in 1990 which coincides with India’s economic liberalization, L&L Partners (formerly Luthra & Luthra) has assisted numerous multinational corporations to set up their presence in India, we are known for seamlessly executing high value complex transactions. advising on innovative and complex, cross-border & domestic deals,
Tuli & Co
Established in 2000 to service the Indian and international insurance and reinsurance industry. It is an insurance-driven commercial litigation and regulatory practice and has working associations with firms in other Indian cities as well as globally through an association with Kennedys.
Itkan Law brings together some of the most experienced legal practitioners and scholars in Libya. Our lawyers and consultants have over 200 years of combined legal experience. Our client base includes Fortune 500 companies, Silicon Valley heavyweights, State Legal departments of G20 nations, and other corporate clients from around the world
Generating creative and innovative solutions that add value to our clients, taking the time to know and understand their business objectives, focused on providing reliable and accurate legal services, always considering their best interests.
Servicing the legal needs of internationally focused companies and financial institutions doing business in and from Ireland. Our clients include over half of the world’s 50 largest banks, 7 of the world’s 10 largest asset managers, 7 of the top 10 global technology brands and we have advised the majority of the Fortune 100
The firm’s expertise ranges from litigation to M&A and venture capital, from emerging companies to the exploitation and protection of all forms of intellectual property, from employment to data protection, privacy and cyber-security issues, from technology transactions to antitrust and regulatory issues and white collar crime/investigations.
Macchi di Cellere Gangemi
Established in 1986 and serving clients worldwide on matters of European, Italian, French, English and international law through its affiliated offices in Rome, Milan, Verona, Paris and London.
The Fenix Legal team consists of a unique combination of patent and trademark attorneys, patent engineers, lawyers, business consultants and branding experts, providing clients with business-focused IP rights management.
LED Taxand is an Italian tax law firm with a recognised quality and high reputation of its professionals. With more than 20 tax advisors and office in Milan, LED Taxand is the Italian member of Taxand (www.taxand.com), the worlds largest independent tax organisation with over 550 tax partners and 2.500 tax advisors in 50 Countries.
For more than 40 years we have provided excellent service to our clients. Our team of lawyers is committed, close and creative. We distinguish ourselves by giving personalized attention and by seeking practical solutions to complex problems.
COMAD, S.C. is a boutique law firm with more than 55 years of experience, offering tailor-made solutions for our clients in the areas of construction, public procurement and anti-corruption. We have been involved for many years in some of the most important construction and infrastructure projects in Mexico and in Central and South America.
Guzmán Ariza Abogados
Founded in 1927, Guzmán Ariza is the only national law firm in the Dominican Republic, with seven offices strategically located to serve clients in every major business and tourism centre in the country. The firm’s multilingual and multinational staff is equipped to assist international clients across a wide variety of practice areas.
Colin Vega Fletes
Widespread expertise in both the local and international sector, defending insurance, reinsurance and bonding companies, has placed us in a privileged position. We know and understand better than anyone the needs, difficulties, strengths and weaknesses, of each of the parties involved in disputes in Latin America, especially in Mexico.
IBERBRAND ® is a specialized intellectual property firm that combines a remarkable background and experience with a fresh approach to the IP law practice in Mexico and Latin America, dealing with both Industrial and Intellectual property matters. Based in Mexico City, we provide strategic advice for protecting, maintaining and enforcing your IP Rights in Mexico, Latin America and the Caribbean.
SCR offers legal services in Corporate, Real Estate, Employment, Intellectual Property and related areas of legal practice, focusing on the needs of clients and what the “best fit” for the client’s needs is in each situation aiming to create long standing relationships with clients and seeking high work quality standards.
A renowned Mexican intellectual property firm. The practice includes all aspects of obtaining, registering and protecting inventions (patents, utility models and industrial designs), distinctive signs (marks, trade names, brand slogans and designations of origin), copyrights (owner and author’s rights, related rights) and information technologies (domain names and Internet assets). It also has expert litigation, anticounterfeiting and related commercial law (corporate, licensing and tax) capabilities that provide a full array of IP related legal services.
Loy Letelier Campora
We are a cohesive team whose function is simple: prevent problems and deliver solutions, maximizing the interest of our clients. We have experience in complex local and cross-border litigation; local arbitration; international, commercial and investment arbitration; preventive dispute management; corporate restructuring and tax variable; transfer prices; free competition; fusions and acquisitions; protection of foreign investment, and business development. We have represented and advised national and foreign, public and private companies, actively participating in some of the most relevant cases and transactions in recent years in Chile.
Nader Hayaux & Goebel
Nader, Hayaux & Goebel is a market leader in mergers & acquisitions, banking & finance, Fintech, securities and capital markets, structured finance, telecom, tax, insurance and reinsurance, project finance, real estate, energy and infrastructure, restructurings and workouts, government procurement, antitrust and compliance.
Chevez Ruiz Zamarripa
A leading firm in Mexico in advisory, consulting and tax litigation. According to the needs and attention to our customers, we have been incorporating other practices in anti-corruption, anti-money laundering, administrative and regulatory law, a specialized area in corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, financial and banking law, labour and intellectual property practice area, thus offering a comprehensive, specialized and high quality multidisciplinary service.
Guyer & Regules
Guyer & Regules is considered Uruguay’s blue chip firm and the first choice for international and domestic complex legal, accounting and tax work. Such reputation is grounded on the largest group of the most experienced partners in the country, who lead a solid team of internationally trained professionals with experts in every field of business law, and promote a culture of innovation within the firm.
Wiener Soto Caparrós
WSC’s core practice areas are Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution (including litigation, arbitration, and mediation), Labor & Employment, Antitrust, and Taxation. Our practice covers a wide range of legal matters affecting investment and business activity in Latin America.
We have a reputation for tireless dedication to our clients. We are committed to providing exceptional legal service in Venezuela’s complex business environment. Our goal is to be the firm of choice for clients with respect to their most challenging Venezuelan transactions, matters or disputes. Our reputation is confirmed by the awards we have received for our legal work and our rankings
Bufete Aguirre Quintanilla Soria & Nishizawa
A full service law firm consolidated in 2018 as the result of the full merger of two of the most traditional law firms in Bolivia, Bufete Aguirre Soc. Civ. and Quintanilla, Soria & Nishizawa Soc. Civ. The merger constitutes the first precedent of a law firm merger in the country, aiming to an integral provision of high quality and specialized services in all areas of the law.
Gálvez Risso Zegarra & Asociados
The firm is a professional team focused on providing specialized tax services, corporate issues, foreign trade and customs matters, as well as foreign investment services, by using protocols and methodologies as a result of its experience and talents.
Quiñones Alayza Abogados
Quiñones Alayza Abogados - QALegal - is a legal boutique with five areas of expertise: arbitration, public and administrative law, energy, infrastructure, construction and TMT. QA Legal has positioned itself as one of the to go firms for energy and telecom matters; its founder, María Teresa Quiñones, is considered a leader in the Peruvian electricity, infrastructure and telecom sectors.
Arsene is the first business law firm in France exclusively specialising in tax. A founding member of the Taxand international network (spanning 50 countries, with 400 partners and 2,000 tax advisors), Arsene is independent and not related to any audit or law firm.
Machado Associados specialises in the main Corporate Law areas, providing services to national and international clients of all sizes and economic sectors. Since the onset, Machado Associados is acknowledged in the Market as one of the leading firms in the tax area by its clients, peers and the most renowned international publications. The firm’s excellence in the tax segment was extended to its other practice areas, which enjoy equal recognition and reputation.
Operating in the advisory and litigation areas, advising clients in the sectors of transport, logistics, mining, steel, infrastructure, construction, telecommunication, services, banking, financial, industrial, electronics, real estate and the third sector. Tolentino Advogados operates throughout the country, being recognized as one of the most respected Brazilian law firms.
Gökçe Attorney Partnership
Offering a broad range of legal services to meet the needs of its diverse client base, ranging from rapidly expanding international companies to emerging growth companies. Since its establishment in 2010, Gökçe has earned a reputation for its expertise in technology and media space. Moreover, Gökçe has become a go-to law firm for high-profile commercial disputes.
Tailor-made solutions and expertise at the highest level to every single one of our clients. The domestic businesses we represent are key players in their respective market and our international clients include well known entities with multi-national commercial interests, established law firms, technical & business consultancies, all accustomed to quality, prompt and efficient services.
BTS & Partners
A business enabler and policy influencer in sectors where digital technologies and law are the key considerations for business success and digital transformation. Providing services to large business conglomerates and companies which lead the Turkish economy, as well as the largest technology companies listed in the Fortune 500. Recognized by all the stakeholders of Turkish economy as well as the multinational players. Our vision leads BTS to become much more than a law firm, to undertake the role of a business enabler, with an ambition to disrupt the “status quo”.
Kilinc Law & Consulting
Kilinc Law & Consulting, providing its clients operating in many different fields of legal services at the national and international arena is built in a law office in Turkey. The leading services provided by our law firm are energy law, commercial law, competition law, merger and acquisition transactions including the execution of application processes to the Competition Authority, project finance and consultancy services for Foreign Direct Investments.
Our professional practice has enabled us to develop partnerships with foreign law firms in order to best respond to the international issues of our clients. Our reputation has enabled us to create partnerships with the major players in asset management (Private Banks, Asset Managers, Family Office, etc.) while maintaining total independence, guaranteeing the quality of our firm's services.
One of Greece’s largest full-service law firms, with a leading presence in key market sectors and practice areas. The firm’s team has established a reputation for quality, innovation, commitment and enthusiasm, and the firm is committed to providing the best possible Greek legal service.
Uribe Hübner & Cía
Providing advice in practically all areas of law, especially in corporate, labor, tax, dispute resolution, insurance and civil litigation areas. Clients include National, Foreign and Multi-national companies. In addition, we work directly with other law firms, as members of a non-exclusive network between Chile and abroad.
Rentsch Partner is a leading Swiss law and patent attorney firm, advising and representing clients in all aspects of intellectual property law – transactions, proceedings and complex cases both on a domestic and a global level.
Papapolitis & Papapolitis
Papapolitis & Papapolitis is a leading full service business law firm with offices in Athens and London and a unique international outlook. Built on the foundations of a long heritage intertwined with contemporary success. We have developed a results orientated culture of high performance and innovation. With a deep understanding of our market and globally minded philosophy, we are uniquely positioned to act for foreign investors and corporations looking to invest or establish themselves in Greece.
Nelson Contador & Compañía
Renown for delivering personalized, direct and specialized attention to individuals or companies, when facing financial, corporate or personal crisis. Helping our clients overcome their problems with a framework of security, confidentiality and speed, which has allowed them to transform their crisis into growth.
Gorrissen Federspiel is among the leading Danish law firms with strong international relations. With offices in Copenhagen and Aarhus, more than half of our approximately 500 employees are lawyers, all of whom have a broad education and the competencies that our clients demand. We have achieved our position in the market through constant dedication to quality. providing well-thought-out advice in relation to the client's specific situation and needs. Our specialists have value-creating insight into relevant industries and advise based on the client's business and strategic goals.
With offices in ten jurisdictions and over 250 local and international lawyers, we deliver consistent, joined-up legal advice and assistance across diverse regional markets – together with the know-how and experience to champion your interests while minimising exposure to risk. Our clients include leading international and regional corporations, banks and other financial institutions, state bodies, multi-lateral institutions, and international law firms with clients that require top-quality legal counsel in our jurisdictions.
A full-service, multi-practice law firm advising clients on all aspects of national and international law. Through the creation of SRS Global (Angola, Brazil, Macau, Malta, Mozambique, Portugal and Singapore), as well the creation of a strong network of international relationships with third parties, we aim to extend our experience, expertise and services globally so as to ensure that we can respond efficiently to complex issues with global implications.
A leading litigation firm with the structure and capacity to engage in all central legal areas, with a solid competency in corporate legal assistance and dispute resolution. Highly acclaimed judicial competency, combined with a corporate understanding and commercial appeal are the reasons we are an unparalleled contributing partner to important and demanding legal cases.
Cederquist is a top-ranked independent Swedish business law firm, regarded as one of the leading law firms on the Swedish market. Cederquist offers full service from its office in Stockholm and provides clients with specialist expertise within most areas of business law.
Providing high quality legal services in a national and international context. It is supported in Slovakia and has contacts within Europe, Asia and America. The Legalité team comprises leading law experts in various fields with many years of experience in advocacy and also in an academic and business environment.
An international business law firm based in Milan, established in 1965. Comprised of a multi-disciplinary practice of lawyers and tax accountants, with a diverse range of skills and backgrounds. Our team includes dual-qualified Italian and English lawyers together with Italian Dottori Commercialisti (qualified tax practitioners). Our clients are fast growing and several are leaders in their industry sectors.
Zaborski Morysiński Adwokacka
A select team of lawyers specializing in various fields of law guarantees high quality comprehensive legal services covering the entire scope of civil law, intellectual property, criminal law, and administrative law.
A leading IP Boutique which helps clients design and build their portfolios and secure and enforce their exclusive rights. Services include searching, filing strategy and advice, oppositions and appeals, trademark litigation, anti-counterfeiting, out-of-court interventions and expert support in patent lawsuits, copyright advice, as well as valuation of intangible assets.
AFDO-adv is specialized in tax matters, and provides complementary legal services, such as in corporate law matters, to both national and international clients, including the arbitration on tax-related matters and lawsuits before the Constitutional Court, the European Court of Justice and the European Court of Human Rights..
Vinson & Elkins
Vinson & Elkins is providing innovative business solutions for clients whose needs are as diverse as the entities they represent. In today’s challenging environment of global markets, volatile economies and complex human and environmental issues, its time-tested role as trusted adviser has become even more critical. Its lawyers’ experience, combined with the responsiveness and efficiencies of the firm’s global reach.
ARS-Patent has been pioneering in the emerging markets of the Former Soviet Union with a focus on providing superior effective, assessable and comprehensive intellectual property law services in a proficient and timely manner. Enabling ARS-Patent to gain the leading position among IP firms of the former Soviet Union.
Studio Legale Corte
Studio Legale Corte mainly deals with food law and related matters. Assisting companies producing and importing food, beverages and similar products, as well as large-scale distribution and collective catering companies. The defensive activity and consultancy are carried out nationally.
Since 1923, Wildgen has been at the heart of legal practice in Luxembourg serving its clients as an independent full-service business law firm. It is today known as one of the best law firms in the country, possessing a strong track record and offering sound technical expertise. In 2018 Wildgen opened its first international representative office in London.
A prominent professional law firm with a strong reputation providing legal and registration services in the field of industrial and intellectual property law. Based on the founders’ market experience and expertise acquired after years of work and training in this area, Abril Abogados has become one of the fastest-growing firms in the Spanish legal sector. The firm’s team has currently over 40 people working from five offices based in the major Spanish cities. Abril Abogados’ broad expertise as agents and attorneys at law entails the best service to clients, endeavouring at all times to achieve maximum protection and results.
LGV specialises in IP and business law and has a large client base, both domestic and foreign. In litigation LGV offers an unrivalled competence, acquired over the years in relation to enforcement programmes concerning both national and international profiles.
Advising those who provide or receive financial services for more than 25 years. Together with our clients, we have experienced the transformation of its industry, driven by successive regulatory changes in Europe and, in recent years, by the interruption that the Internet has brought. We continue to accompany them in this new digital environment.
Pérez-Llorca is a pre-eminent law firm in Spain providing high-end advice to international and domestic clients in connection with the largest and most complex transactions and disputes in Spain or matters with a Spanish component.
Van Olmen & Wynant
Van Olmen & Wynant is an independent law firm offering quality services with a personal touch. A dedicated team of experienced, multilingual professionals serves business clients in employment and corporate law. The firm has developed distinctive expertise in the areas of private equity and venture capital, and civil servants law.
Elvinger Hoss Prussen
We guide clients on their most critical Luxembourg legal matters. The firm was founded in 1964 by lawyers committed to excellence and creativity in legal practice. Since then, they have shaped a firm fit for one purpose; to deliver the best possible advice for businesses, institutions and entrepreneurs.
Trifirò & Partners
Trifirò & Partners provides legal assistance, court and arbitration services to private sector companies, (automotive, retail, pharmaceutical, transportation, publishing, health, post, tourism, entertainment, insurance, banking) the public sector, and in the fields of Labour and Civil Law.
Schellenberg Wittmer is one of the leading Swiss business law firms. Over 150 lawyers in Zurich, Geneva and Singapore advise domestic and international clients on all aspects of business law.
Kobre & Kim
Kobre & Kim is completely focused on disputes and investigations. The firm has a reputation as being conflict-free and able to advocate in situations involving overlapping institutional interests across multiple jurisdictions.
Studio Legale VILDE Villata Degli Esposti e Associati
Studio VILDE is a leading firm in administrative law with offices in Milan, Rome, Bologna and Padua
Posse Herrera Ruiz
Posse Herrera Ruiz is a full-service law firm that uses a systematic, multidisciplinary approach to find creative, prudent and value generating business solutions, optimising the clients’ return on investment while minimising risks
A full service law and consulting firm founded by a talented and experienced team of attorneys with decades of experience providing first-rate legal services. Our clients’ needs are taken very seriously and the firm strives to provide trustworthy and dedicated legal and advisory services in a wide array of practice areas.
The largest law firm in Central America with more than 200 attorneys and 7 offices strategically located in the 5 countries of the region and a multigenerational team that knows your needs. The firm provides regional coordination from a single point of contact for all your transactions. Consortium is a full-service firm that has focused in the care of all types of companies that wants to do business in the region. The firm has specialised departments led by partners in different areas of practice.
Indacochea & Asociados
Indacochea & Asociados is ranked as one of the most prestigious law firms in Bolivia. The reputation achieved has placed IA as the preferred referral to foreign investors by combining youth and experience in order to provide our clients with team work, which guarantees quality,
East & Concord Partners
One of the largest and the most comprehensive law firms in China. With 400 professionals, legal experts with years of working with national ministries, courts, procuratorate, international arbitration institutions and leadinglaw firms.
Carey is Chile’s largest full-service law firm, with more than 270 legal professionals. The corporate, litigation and regulatory groups comprise specialised attorneys and who practice in all areas of law.
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough
Our client relationships are based on a deep understanding of our clients’ businesses and objectives. Our Firm’s 800+ legal and business professionals serve as trusted advisors to clients across a broad range of industry sectors providing practical advice, advocating on their behalf, and working side-by-side towards shared goals.
PRK Partners (‘PRK’) is a leading regional full-service law firm with a team of experienced legal and tax professionals and twenty- seven years’ experience in providing outstanding service in Central Europe. The firm has worked on many of the region’s largest and most complex transactions.
IP Law Galli
The expertise of the firm and of his head and founder, Professor Cesare Galli, has been widely recognised at both domestic and international level. In 2009 he was appointed as a Member of the Sub-group on Legal Framework of the European Commission Counterfeiting and Piracy Observatory. In 2004 Professor Galli was called by the Parliamentary Commission of Productive Activities of the Chambers of Deputies of Italy as one of the experts giving their options on the new Italian IP Code. Since 2005 he has been appointed as a member of all of the Governmental Commissions in charge of revising the Italian IP rules.
Oh-Ebashi LPC & Partners
Oh-Ebashi LPC & Partners is a law firm with over 130 attorneys with its main offices in Tokyo and Osaka. It was originally established in Osaka in 1981 by Tadashi Ishikawa, Makoto Miyazaki and Hiroaki Tsukamoto. The firm opened offices in Shanghai in 1995, Tokyo in 2002 and Nagoya in 2015.
Glimstedt law firm is a full-service firm focused on commercial law. Most of our clients are large and medium-sized Swedish and international companies. We have 14 offices in Sweden and three in the Baltic States. Glimstedt clients can expect the best lawyers. Our advice is focused and to the point. The solutions we provide are based on solid business insight, helping our clients to reach their respective goals.
Veritas Legal is a boutique business law ﬁrm established in 2015. We are an experienced, and dedicated team of lawyers who thrive on energy and complexity. Our clients beneﬁt tremendously from our unparalleled skills blended with our culture, personal attention and streamlined advice that we provide. Our success is driven by our core values which form the very foundation in deﬁning our cohesive culture and what we stand for as a team.
Featured Press Releases
PRK Partners advises Yokohama Rubber on Czech legal aspects of €2bn acquisition of Sweden’sTrelleborg Wheel Systems HoldingBy PRK Partners
BLP advises Empresas AquaChile on the sale of Grupo ACI in Costa RicaBy BLP
SRS Advogados Welcomes New Ukrainian Corporate & Finance LawyerBy SRS Advogados
Nelson Mullins: Matt Lane Joins Nelson Mullins in BostonBy Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough
L&L Partners: Resolution Professional and the Monitoring AgencyBy L&L Partners
Papapolitis/Papapolitis: Euronet Worldwide, Inc. Completes Purchase of Merchant Acquiring Business of Piraeus Bank in GreeceBy Papapolitis & Papapolitis
Jacobacci & Abril: We have completed our makeoverBy Abril Abogados
Vinson & Elkins Secures $94 Million Jury Verdict for Huntsman CorporationBy Vinson & Elkins
Westerberg & Partners acts for the insurer Gjensidige ForsikringBy Westerberg & Partners
Matheson Advised IQ-EQ Group on its acquisition of Davy’s fund management businessBy Matheson
Chamberlain Hrdlicka: Larry Campagna Elected!By Chamberlain Hrdlicka White Williams & Aughtry
Papapolitis & Papapolitis: Euronet Worldwide, Completes Purchase of Piraeus Bank in GreeceBy Papapolitis & Papapolitis
The latest ruling of the Court of Milan stated that the commercial success of a fashion item does not automatically entail copyright protection, which requires proof of creativity and artistic value. The protection of fashion designs is a hotly debated issue, and one that Italian and EU courts have often discussed and decided upon. One of the […]
As of 10 May 2022, the Greek TM Office will be integrated in the organisation of the Greek Patent Office (OBI) and Greece will have a single, unified IP Office. Just over a year after the legislative adoption of this landmark change, and several years of debate on its need, use, pros and cons, it […]
Do you produce a specific cheese, in a certain country/area, with specified ingredients and identified by a specific name, and want to avoid parasites? Well, there are different ways to get decent protection. The most effective protection is still traditional trademark registration, with the trademark owned by a single company or organisation owned by the […]
The Competition Commission of India (CCI) on 8th April 2022 published the CCI (General) Amendment Regulations, 2022 (Amendment) which came into effect from the date of publication. Summarised below are the key provisions relating to the treatment of confidential information pursuant to this Amendment. The Confidentiality Ring Mechanism This Amendment introduces a ‘Confidentiality Ring’ mechanism […]
Kobre & Kim has secured a victory in the Financial Services Division of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands for Harvey Boulter in proceedings arising from his former role as a director of two Cayman companies within his own venture capital group, Porton Capital, as well as his role as a director of Enigma […]
Over the past few months there has been a huge global increase in environmental compliance duties, to the point that, in the near future, all the companies listed on international stock exchanges would be required to publish their greenhouse gas emissions and explain the initiatives they are taking to reduce them. The most recent headline […]
La sustentabilidad se ha convertido en prioridad de varios países alrededor del mundo, por lo que diversas organizaciones y agencias internacionales han realizado consultas para poder armonizar competencia económica y sustentabilidad. Incluso autoridades internacionales de competencia han puesto dentro de su agenda de asuntos prioritarios migrar hacia una competencia verde en el futuro cercano. Autores: […]
On 1st January 2022, the UK government began implementing the first set of customs rules for imports of goods coming from the EU. The Public Accounts Committee of the UK Parliament has published a report on the state of implementation of the new customs regime and the likely effects on imports and exports between the […]
On 3 February 2022, the Second-Degree Tax Court of Milan issued a decision on a case dealing with interest payments by an Italian company to its Luxembourg parent company in the context of a foreign investment fund structure. In particular, the Second-Degree Court ruled that (i) the WHT exemption granted by the Interest and Royalty […]
On December 9th 2021, the Decree-Law No. 109-E/2021 was published, whose effects will only be reflected in the Portuguese legal system from its entry into force – June 9th 2022. This Law, which creates the National Anti-Corruption Mechanism (“MENAC”) and approves the General Regime for the Prevention of Corruption (“RGPC”), aims to act in advance: […]
In an article published in COSMOS, Raleigh-based partner Cara Ludwig, Charleston-based partner Phillip Mullinix, Myrtle Beach associate Konnor Owens outline the CMS vaccination mandate. “On November 5, 2021, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued an interim final rule with comment period (IFC) that amended Medicare and Medicaid conditions of participation related to COVID-19, staff vaccination, and infection prevention […]
The CCI vide order dated 03.03.2022 rejected the allegations of anti-competitive vertical arrangements regarding ‘deep discounting’ and ‘lack of platform neutrality’ made by the All India Online Vendors Association against Amazon Seller Services; Amazon Wholesale India; Amazon Retail; Cloudtail India; and Prione Business Services. The case fell flat on account of the Informants’ inability to […]
As announced by the Trademark and Patent Office (“INAPI”) in the context of the day of Intellectual Property, the amendments to Law No. 19,039 on Industrial Property will come into force on Monday, May 9, 2022, through the publication in the Official Gazette of its application regulations, which have been approved by the Comptroller General of […]
Following the introduction of martial law in Ukraine on 24 February 2022, registration actions were significantly limited and the registration of presence of foreign NGOs was suspended. On 28 April 2022, the CMU introduced further legislative amendments that have expanded the list of available registration actions. Below we provide important highlights related to the new […]
Early 2021, the EU Commission submitted a legislative proposal for a Directive to strengthen the application of the principle of equal pay for equal work or work of equal value between men and women through pay transparency and enforcement mechanisms (The Pay Transparency Directive). The EU parliament has now approved its position on the proposal […]
When a company intends to purchase a divestment business arising from commitments attached to a European Commission (EC) conditional merger clearance decision, it is not always aware that it will need to go through an extensive purchaser approval process, which is a complex, intense and fast- paced process throughout. This short briefing gives an overview […]
As part of the ongoing review of the Vertical Block Exemption Regulation and Guidelines, on 4 February 2022, DG COMP launched a two-week consultation regarding proposed guidance on information exchanges in dual distribution. The proposed new section provides much needed clarity and valuable additional guidance on the circumstances in which information exchange in a dual […]
President Arce’s first May 1st is approaching and the Government has already announced that it will celebrate Labor Day in the Department of Santa Cruz with a “gift for workers”. The first thing we must expect is the promulgation of a supreme decree corresponding to the wage increase and the new national minimum wage. Provisions […]
On March 9 2022, the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court (STF) concluded the judgment of Direct Unconstitutionality Action (ADI) 6034, deciding that the insertion of advertising is a service subject to the municipal service tax (ISS), rather than a communication service, which would be subject to the state VAT (ICMS). In doing so, the Court settled a […]
Resolution CD/ANPD No. 2/2022 On 01/27/2022, the ANPD published Resolution CD/ANPD No. size (“Regulation”). The intention was to make the adaptation of small agents to the requirements of the LGPD more flexible, enabling the preservation of the rights of the holders of personal data. The main points covered in the Regulation will be highlighted below: […]
An important announcement was made today by the Honourable Sean Fraser, Canada’s Immigration Minister, which brings badly needed encouraging news for people who have been stuck in various stages of the immigration process during COVID delays. In addition to trying to shake loose the large backlog, these changes are also intended to pave a better […]
We invite you to read the first Tax Newsletter of 2022. In this edition we give you more information about the 10 cases included in the Catalog of tax schemes, the real estate revaluation of the second non-agricultural series and the payroll of large taxpayers issued by the Service of Internal Taxes in December 2021. […]
On April 23, the Standing Committee of National People’s Congress issued the Decision of Revision of Eight Laws, which includes the fourth revision of the PRC Trademark Law (the “TML”). The revision attracted wide attention from the international IP communities as it addressed the bad-faith trademark registration issue, one of the most significant challenges to […]
On April 18, the Ministry of Mines and Energy (“MME”) published for comments a draft decree that seeks to regulate articles 21, 22 and 23 of Law 2099 of 2021, known as the Energy Transition Law. According to the MME, the draft decree purports to set the mechanisms, conditions, and incentives to promote the use […]
In accordance with a study carried out by the Inter-American Center of Tax Administrations (CIAT) between 2019 and 2020, certain countries in Latin America (Bolivia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, and the Dominican Republic) were not able to collect from 227 to 255.4 million US dollars on taxes derived from the lack of […]
On February 14, 2022, Law No. 284 of 2022 (“Law 284”) was enacted, repealing Law No. 31 of 2010 and becoming the governing provision of the horizontal property (“PH” as per its acronym in Spanish) regime. Although Law 284 does not represent a substantial modification of the existing regime and it follows to a great […]
The European Union (“EU”) has adopted further sanctions against Russia consisting of the following six different elements: (i) a total import ban on Russian coal; (ii) an asset freeze on four key Russian banks, along with restrictions on crypto-currency; (iii) a prohibition on Russian freight road operators from transporting goods by road within the territory […]
As a reminder, the annual declaration of income remains compulsory despite the deduction at source: it allows you to set the final amount of your income tax 2021, and possibly to adapt your rate of deduction at source, in the event of a change in your situation. The declaration must be made online . However, the paper declaration remains possible […]
In an interaction with Urvi Shrivastav, Editorial, BW Businessworld, Nawneet Vibhaw, Partner in the Environmental Law practice at Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co. speaks about the growing importance of ESG, why corporates must adapt to the changing times, and what they can do to achieve the same. What does ESG mean to you? […]
There is no denial that in view of the make in India initiative, the liberalization in the foreign direct investment policy in India, proactive government schemes and the various reforms in policies in India; the Indian economy is very attractive for foreign investors. Local investment is also a major part of running a business in […]
The European Data Protection Board (‘EDPB’) recently published draft Guidelines (‘the Guidelines’) on the right of access, bringing some clarity to several operational aspects of responding to access requests. Whilst the Guidelines are informative, they raise the bar in regard to what is expected of controllers. In particular, the EDPB’s rejection of any proportionality limit with […]
Putin’s neo-Soviet policy against intellectual property is worrying Italian companies, but also those of other European countries and the United States, called to develop new strategies to defend their rights, both judicial and contractual. The analysis of the lawyer and professor Cesare Galli Even if in the face of the atrocities perpetrated by Putin ‘s army in […]
Tax Notice from POTAMITISVEKRIS Tax team regarding the New Development Law 4887/2022 Our Partner and Head of POTAMITISVEKRIS Tax team, Aspasia Malliou and Senior Associate, Maria Kilatou co-authored an article/“Tax Notice” regarding the New Development Law 4887/2022, that was recently enacted by the Greek Parliament, aiming to promote Greece’s economic development by granting incentives for […]
The company Code of Ethics governs many aspects of company life. The rules included in it have the purpose of guaranteeing values ??such as equality, fairness, confidentiality, protection of the person, honesty, impartiality, transparency, values ??which employees can recognise themselves. HR is responsible and also has the task of verifying that rules are respected. To […]
I DL n.17/2022 (“Decreto Energia”) e DL 21/2022 (“Decreto Ucraina”) hanno introdotto alcune agevolazioni fiscali per il contenimento dei costi sostenuti per l’acquisto dell’energia elettrica e del gas naturale e per contrastare gli effetti economici e umanitari della crisi ucraina. Il DL n.17/2022 (Decreto Energia), prevede le seguenti agevolazioni fiscali: – all’articolo 4, un credito […]
On April 20, 2022, the “Decree amending and adding various provisions of the Mining Law” was published in the Official Gazette of the Federation, establishing the date for its entry into force the day after its publication. Through said Decree, a declaration of public utility is established with regard to the exploration, exploitation, benefit, use […]
The Income Tax Law, in its Article 14, provides us with a definition of what we must understand by Capital Gain, and it is that obtained by a natural or legal person that is not habitually engaged in the sale, exchange or other form of negotiations on movable or immovable property. That is to say, they […]
The processing of license applications for wind power onshore in Norway has been at a standstill since April 2019. On Friday April 8th the Norwegian government published a white paper and a letter to The Norwegian Water and Energy Directorate (NVE) stating that they are re-opening the process of license applications for onshore wind power […]
SUPERINTENDENCE RESOLUTION No. 000078-2022/SUNAT – SUSPEND APPLICATION OF THE SPOT TO THE TRANSFER OF SUGAR It has been arranged to suspend the application of the Tax Obligations Payment System (SPOT), to the transfer outside the production center, as well as from any geographical area that enjoys tax benefits to the rest of the country (when […]
At CURELL SUÑOL we have completed a series of courses on cybersecurity to make members of our organization aware of the risks associated with the use of computer and telematic tools, as well as web browsing and cell phone use. The aim was also to make them understand the prevention and protection measures adopted by […]
This Legal Briefing analyses the new energy measures included in Royal Decree-law 6/2022. On 30 March 2022, Royal Decree-law 6/2022, of 29 March, adopting urgent measures within the framework of the National Plan to respond to the economic and social consequences of the war in Ukraine, was published in the Official State Gazette. It incorporates […]
The last few weeks have been marked by a number of sanctions against Russia in response to Russia’s aggression against Ukraine, as well as counter-measures from Russia. The situation changes almost daily but the sanctions that have so far been issued by the EU and the US are intended to restrict access to Russia, its […]
As of 1 January 2023, there will be facilitations with regard to withholding tax and securities transfer tax. Among other things, the withholding tax on interest payments on bonds and the securities transfer tax on trading in domestic bonds will be abolished. Read more
In a recent Texas Lawyer article, Steve Knight, Co-Chair of Chamberlain Hrdlicka’s Appellate practice, and AJ Foreman, associate in our Appellate & Litigation practices, discuss mastering the offer of proof at trial. Using a hypothetical case, Knight and Foreman review applicable rulings and discuss what litigators can do to preserve error on appeal when the trial court makes […]
Personal Data Protection Authority Decision to impose an Administrative Fine to Yemek Sepeti for Failing to Take Technical and Administrative Measures to Ensure Data Security Following a data breach which occurred within the company’s web application server, the Personal Data Protection Authority (‘‘Authority’’) published a summary of its Decision No. 2021/1324, which was issued on […]
Law Amending the Consumer Protection Law and Condominium Ownership Law (Law) was published in the Official Gazette on 1 April 2022. With Law, significant changes were made to protect consumers. We have compiled some primary amendments below. New obligations towards intermediary service providers active in e-commerce. With Law, various responsibilities have been brought to intermediary […]
El 27 de enero de 2022, por Decreto No. 35/022 se reglamentó la Ley 19.721 que regula los requisitos que deben cumplir las empresas de Seguridad Privada para poder operar en nuestro país. En el siguiente informe destacamos algunos aspectos laborables aplicables a los empleados del sector. La reglamentación define como trabajadores de Seguridad Privada […]
Pursuant to the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act (“FIRRMA”), the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (“CFIUS”) now has authority to review non-controlling foreign investments in certain types of U.S. businesses that are involved with sensitive personal data of U.S. citizens, critical technology, or critical infrastructure. As part of this enhanced review […]
Beginning on May 15, 2022, New York City employers with more than four employees must state the minimum and maximum salary whenever they “advertise” a job, promotion, or transfer opportunity. While the law does not define what it means to “advertise,” the New York City Commission on Human Rights (“NYCHR”) has issued guidance stating that […]
Many Swedish companies have reacted forcefully against Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Decisions to suspend or exit operations in Russia, Ukraine or Belarus affect local communities in these countries. As part of their sustainability and corporate responsibility actions, Swedish companies may wish to reflect on their role, rights and responsibilities towards the respect for human rights […]
Romania joined the European Union on January 1, 2007. Even prior to 2007, efforts were made to align the Romanian legislation to the European Union Directives and standards. The European Union Regulations are applicable in Romania as of the accession date. In case of conflicts between a European Directive or Regulation, and a Romanian law, […]
On the role and function of the Labor Judge between past, present and future: a testimony April 4, 2022 Published in Labor law of the lawyer Salvatore Trifirò On the role and function of the Labor Judge between past, present and future: a testimony. 2. The 1950s – 1960s – 3. The 1970s – 4. The socio-historical context of […]
Within the framework of projects submitted to the Environmental Impact Assessment System (“SEIA” for its Spanish acronym), the Environmental Assessment Service published the technical criteria to be presented by project owners in the description of green hydrogen production and storage projects. The referred guidelines address the electrolytic process of green hydrogen production – commonly known […]
On April 12, 2022, Law No. 21,440 was published, which amends Decree Law No. 3,063, of 1979, on Municipal Revenues, and creates a new regime of donations with tax benefits in support of non-profit entities. Relevant points to be highlighted from this law are the following: Donations, donors and donatees Objects and Purposes: Donations may […]
Scope 2 emissions refer to indirect greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) that arise from the generation of purchased energy (e.g. electricity, steam and cooling). The Malaysian government has introduced various initiatives for companies to reduce their Scope 2 emissions, such as through energy conservation measures, energy efficient methods, or renewable energy. In November 2021, the government […]
In the twilight of 2021 amid the easing pandemonium of COVID 19, the Malaysian Parliament passed a trio of intellectual property legislation, namely, the Patents (Amendment) Bill 2021, the Copyright (Amendment) Bill 2021 and the Geographical Indications Bill 2021. These Bills are aimed at enhancing the landscape of IP protection in the country by strengthening […]