Esin Attorney Partnership, a member firm of Baker & McKenzie International, announced July 16 that it advised Aykut Sanver and Kazim Akalin, founders and shareholders of Game Sultan, the...
By Rita Gustafsson General Counsel, Bomardier. Inc Good advice does not come for free is a common saying, and coming from a lawyer it usually does not. Additionally, there may be a few caveats, carve-outs and other formalities to indemnify the lawyer providing the advice. So when one does get good advice for free, one should […]
By Antonio Garza, former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Mexico’s Congress will soon approve the secondary legislation tied to the landmark energy reform it passed last December. The legislative package, expected to pass this summer, addresses 21 laws necessary to implement the reform and support its goals of transparency, competition and growth. Anticipation of a new […]
By Kevin O’Keefe, Lexblog founder and CEO Almost 20 percent of adults use Instagram, a photo/video sharing social network owned by Facebook. Though I have an Instagram account and use it occasionally, I have not thought of Instagram for marketing and business development. I may need to rethink things after reading a piece by realtor, […]
By Alberto Esenaro Tomorrow is lawyer´s day in Mexico, so I decided to write on legal practice. U.S. law firms have been moving into Mexico more frequently over last 3 years. The latest big move was Hogan Lovells merging with Barrera, Siqueiros y Torres Landa, to be effective on August 1. The global legal market has been […]
Perhaps the only people in Brazil not crying and cursing the country’s crushing defeat at the hands of Germany in the World Cup are the lawyers. The tournament has contributed to a burgeoning and thriving legal market, according to international legal recruiter Laurence Simons. Based on its research, Laurence Simons says the legal market is […]
EY announced 675 new partners, an increase of 33 percent compared to 2013 and the highest number of promotions to partner ever at the firm. Mark Weinberger, Global Chairman & CEO of EY, put it this way: “I am very proud of our new member-firm partners and would like to congratulate all of them. Each […]