Former Supreme Court Justice Lord Toulson dies

Former Supreme Court Justice Lord Roger Toulson has died aged 70. He was appointed a Justice of the Supreme Court in April 2013, serving until September last year. A member of Inner Temple, he was called to the Bar in 1969 and became a Queen’s Counsel in 1986 before joining the bench in 1995. In […]

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LK Shields advises Bank of Ireland Kernel fund on €2m investment in Altratech

Altratech Limited has raised €5.2m following the Bank of Ireland Kernel Capital Growth Fund and Infinity Capital leading a €2.2m investment and the company securing €3m in EU Horizon 2020 Funding. Emmet Scully led the LK Shields team for The Bank of Ireland Kernel Capital Growth Fund with assistance from Rose Gaynor.

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Ogier advises on $300m fund targeting European life sciences

Ogier has advised long-standing life sciences-focused investment firm client Medicxi on the launch of a new $300m growth fund targeting late stage companies in European life sciences. Key investors in the new fund include the European Investment Fund, an EU agency that supports SMEs. An Ogier team led by Niamh Lalor, the head of the […]

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East & Concord at INTA annual meeting in Spain

With more than 10,200 trademark lawyers, brand management personnel, and other IP professionals from around will attend the 2017 Annual Conference of International Trademarks Association (“INTA”) was held at Fira Barcelona Gran Via Conference Centre, Barcelona, Spain. Charles Feng and Jason Gong, partners of East & Concord Partners, were invited to attend the meeting. Charles […]

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10 Egorov Puginsky lawyers among ‘Best Lawyers in Ukraine’

Ten Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine lawyers have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the Eighth Edition of The Best Lawyers in Ukraine in 17 practice areas. These results place Egorov Puginsky among the top three law firms in Ukraine based on the number of lawyers selected for inclusion. The following lawyers […]

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Focus on smaller fund managers

MAS expects RFMCs to meet their compliance obligations in a way which is proportionate and risk-based. But it’s not always clear what that means in practice. In this joint briefing with Vistra we will be reminding ourselves of the ongoing requirements that smaller fund managers are subject to, and exploring how these can be met […]

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Broad & Bright make International Financial Law Review list

Broad & Bright was listed in the field of competition law and M&A, and ranked respectively as level one and level three in International Financial Law Review’s (IFLR1000) latest ranking. Three partners of Broad & Bright were respectively named as annual leading lawyers: Hongchuan Liu (M&A), Weizhong Wang (M&A), Yao Feng (competition law).

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