Baker & McKenzie, along with client Yahoo, has been accused of perverting the course of justice in Mexico and arranging for a secret meeting between two judges, Bloomberg and Legal Week reported. The claim surrounds a Yahoo appeal to a 2012 $2.7 million damages award against Yahoo in favor of Mexican companies including Worldwide Directories. […]
Dvorak Hager & Partners announced that new partner Jana Kolarova joined their team in Prague in August. Kolarova is experienced in the areas of labor law and corporate law. She also has experience in litigation issues and real estate law and moved from the law office Kaplan & Nohejl.
Gazprombank GPB (OJSC), a Russian bank targeted with sanctions by U.S. President Obama over the Ukraine crisis, has hired two former U.S. senators — now at Squire Patton Boggs — to lobby against those sanctions, according to a new disclosure filed with the Senate. The U.S.-based Center for Public Integrity reports that Gazprombank has retained the services of former Senate […]
Dentons has recruited the three lawyers from Jones Day to expand its global aviation practice. Satellite telecoms lawyer Delbert Smith joins as senior space business counsel to lead the newly-formed multi-disciplinary global space business group. He has 35 years experience as an international lawyer in the high-technology and space business sector, advising on satellite legal matters. […]
The latest in lateral moves Eversheds appointed new partner Totis Kotsonis to its London office Aug. 5. He joins the company from Norton Rose Fulbright where he was head of procurement. Kotsonis is experienced in procurement law, EU state aid rules and sector and utility regulation, regularly advising authorities and contractors. The firm also welcomed new […]
EY (Ernst & Young) has announced the appointment of Randy Miller as Global Automotive and Transportation Sector Leader, effective immediately. As the sector leader, Randy is responsible for managing the Global Automotive and Transportation Center and developing the organization’s sector strategy and initiatives worldwide. Additionally, Randy is also the Global Client Service Partner for a […]
In recent travels to Central America, it’s been interesting to see the number of American companies operating and distributing in the region. So in a recent telephone conference with other antitrust practitioners, I was intrigued when competition law in Latin America was discussed. I learned that, as with our firm, as the economy becomes more […]