Dentons appoints Kate Barton as Global CEO
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by mercedes.galan@lcpublishinggroup.com
8h ago
Dentons has announced the appointment of Kate Barton as its new Global CEO, succeeding Elliott Portnoy, who has held the position since the firm’s inception in 2013. Barton, who is transitioning from her role as Global Vice Chair at EY, brings over 30 years of extensive executive leadership experience. At EY, she was a leading figure in global tax services and served on the Executive Committee of Tax. Her career has been marked by significant contributions to international tax planning and compliance, earning her several accolades, including “Female Executive of the Year” and “Woman of the Yea ..read more
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BROSETA and Iberdrola partner to support Disability Inclusion
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by mercedes.galan@lcpublishinggroup.com
8h ago
BROSETA and Iberdrola have announced a new collaboration to provide pro bono legal services to the Fundación Adecco and Fundación Prodis. This partnership aims to reduce barriers to employment for individuals with intellectual disabilities. The agreement was formalized in a signing ceremony attended by key representatives including Santiago Martínez Garrido, Secretary General and Board Member of Iberdrola; Rosa María Vidal Monferrer, Managing Partner at BROSETA; Andrés C., Partner in Energy at BROSETA; Valle Oñate Dancausa, General Director of Fundación Prodis; and Arancha Jiménez Ceballos, Di ..read more
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ECIJA hires Macarena Miranda to Entertainment Law Team
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by mercedes.galan@lcpublishinggroup.com
9h ago
ECIJA, an internationally recognized leader in audiovisual and entertainment law, is pleased to announce the expansion of its team with the addition of Macarena Miranda from Legiscine. Miranda joins ECIJA to enhance the firm’s labor management services within the audiovisual and entertainment sectors. She is accompanied by two other specialists in labor management for the media industry. With nearly a decade of experience in labor management for national and international media and entertainment companies, Miranda has specialized in artist labor law and labor relations in audiovisual productio ..read more
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Sérvulo and Posser da Costa debate arbitration in São Tomé
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by Glória Paiva
9h ago
The members of Sérvulo Latitude met in São Tomé and Príncipe to celebrate the network’s fifth anniversary and, on that occasion, held a conference on Arbitration, organized by local partner Posser da Costa & Associados, Sociedade de Advogados (De Juris). The meeting also included representatives of the partners in Brazil, Angola, Mozambique and Guinea-Bissau. The meeting The conference, which took place on July 18 in São Tomé, analyzed topics such as International Arbitration (with João Saúde, partner at Sérvulo & Associados), Investment Arbitration in Brazil (with Marcos Augusto Perez ..read more
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Mutualidad Appoints New Vice President and Secretary General
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by mercedes.galan@lcpublishinggroup.com
12h ago
The Board of Mutualidad, a non-profit insurance entity providing comprehensive solutions in forecasting, savings, and investments, has announced the appointment of José María Alonso Puig as the new Vice President and Victoria Ortega Benito as the new Secretary General. José María Alonso Puig, a distinguished civil and commercial litigation specialist, takes on the role of Vice President following the conclusion of Juan Bassas Mariné’s term. Alonso, a law graduate from the Complutense University of Madrid, has extensive experience in legal matters involving contracts, corporate disputes, financ ..read more
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WLW launches subcommittee on Biogas, Hydrogen, and E-fuels
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by mercedes.galan@lcpublishinggroup.com
13h ago
Women in a Legal World (WLW), a non-profit organization founded in Spain comprising women professionals from the legal sector, has inaugurated its first Subcommittee dedicated to Biogas, Hydrogen, and E-fuels within its Energy Commission. This initiative is spearheaded by Clara Alcaraz, Partner of Regulatory, Administrative, and Competition at KPMG Abogados, and Alicia Juristo, Head of Legal at Enagás Renovable. The subcommittee aims to raise awareness about the existence and benefits of renewable gases and alternative fuels, alongside the current regulatory landscape and the opportunities the ..read more
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Deloitte Legal Advises Uriach on Sale of 30% Stake to ICG
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by mercedes.galan@lcpublishinggroup.com
1d ago
Deloitte Legal has provided legal counsel to Uriach, an international health and wellness company, in the sale of a 30% equity stake to the UK-based fund ICG for €250 million. The transaction was supported by Deloitte Legal’s Tax and Compensation team, including partners Cayetano Olmos (pictured left) and Luis Carlos Moya (pictured centre) , as well as senior associates María Benito and Tamara Gallarreta, and associate Álvaro González. The Labor team involved partner Covadonga Roldán (pictured right) and senior associate Alba Longueira. L'articolo Deloitte Legal Advises Uriach on Sale of 30 ..read more
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Pinto Ribeiro Advogados has a new office in Lisbon
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by Glória Paiva
1d ago
Pinto Ribeiro Advogados has officially inaugurated its new office in Lisbon, situated in the MB4 Office Building. According to managing partner João Antunes, the new headquarters aims to “be disruptive compared to traditional law offices.” Open space model The workspace is designed with an open space model that combines collaborative areas and focused workspaces. Managing partner André Miranda notes that the main goals are “to make people feel more comfortable and to increase overall productivity.” In this new office, the intention is for “people to interact positively, exchange ideas, and dev ..read more
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Pérez-Llorca advises Bending Spoons on Issuu buy
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by Glória Paiva
1d ago
Pérez-Llorca in Portugal has provided legal counsel for the recent acquisition of the digital platform Issuu by Bending Spoons. Founded in 2006, Issuu allows the publication, sharing, and reading of content from magazines, newspapers, catalogs, portfolios, and other types of digital publications. Bending Spoons is an Italian startup, founded in 2013, specializing in the development of mobile applications, digital tools, and software such as Evernote, Meetup, Remini, StreamYard, and Splice. The deal team The Pérez-Llorca team in Portugal was led by managing partner and M&A specialist Gonçal ..read more
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Abreu Advogados wins wind farm tax valuation case
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by Glória Paiva
1d ago
Abreu Advogados has represented energy producers who successfully challenged the legality of the property tax valuation (Valor Patrimonial Tributário) of a wind farm. The Administrative and Tax Court of Viseu has annulled the valuation act, determining that the wind turbine towers are energy production equipment, not buildings or structures. The Court’s decision The court’s decision has sided with the energy companies, agreeing that the wind turbine towers are equipment for producing electricity and not buildings or structures. Therefore, they do not fall under the concept of a building for Mu ..read more
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