Dispute resolution, Finance, Human resources, Projects, energy and natural resources | 29 November 2016

In a move designed to help law departments of all sizes obtain access to award-winning innovation, international law firm Bryan Cave LLP has announced the creation of BCXponent, a new division focused on delivering practical solutions for law departments. [Continue Reading]

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| 01 April 2016

Paris, April 1, 2016 – The international law firm Bryan Cave LLP has announced that Rémy Blain will serve as managing partner of the firm’s Paris office, effective April 1.

An M&A and private equity specialist, Blain is recognized by Chambers & Partners and other league tables in the areas of mid-cap mergers and acquisitions, private equity and distribution. His past experience includes senior in-house positions at Total, Thales Group, and Airbus Defence and Space, where he negotiated large-scale, global transactions while living in London, Moscow and Munich.

Blain is a former member of the board of the French Association of In-house Counsels and the Management Committee of the Alumni Association of ESSEC Business School.

“With Rémy’s appointment as managing partner of the Paris office of Bryan Cave, we would like to reinforce our commitment to Europe and highlight our ever-growing international capabilities in the region,” said Bryan Cave Chair Therese Pritchard. “France is an important destination for global businesses and, through his knowledge and experience, Rémy is among the best-placed persons to lead the office and oversee further expansion.”

“Bryan Cave’s Paris office has an established reputation for advising on corporate and commercial matters as well as private client issues, regulation and disputes. This is a great base from which to grow further,” Blain said. “Together with the other European offices of the firm, strategic growth will be my first priority and I look forward to working with colleagues in the Paris and European offices as well as the firm’s global leadership to achieve our growth objectives.”

Bryan Cave’s Paris office, which comprises four partners, three counsels and five associates, opened in 2008 and has since then offered legal services to its global clients interested in doing business in Europe and Africa. Paris lawyers focus on commercial transactions, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, labour, trade regulation, antitrust, litigation and private client matters.

About Bryan Cave LLP

Bryan Cave LLP (www.bryancave.com) has a diversified international legal practice. The firm represents a wide variety of business, financial, institutional and individual clients, including publicly held multinational corporations, large and midsized privately held companies, partnerships and emerging companies. Aided by extensive investments in technology, Bryan Cave’s more than 1,000 attorneys across the United States, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe and Asia serve clients’ needs in the world’s key business and financial markets. The firm in Europe comprises 50 lawyers (including 18 partners) in five offices – Frankfurt, Hamburg, London, Milan and Paris.

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Corporate and commercial | 24 March 2016

The international law firm Bryan Cave LLP has expanded in Germany with the addition of Dr. Hubertus Schröder and Tonio Sadoni – two new lawyers who will practice in the areas of corporate and M&A.

“Bryan Cave is on a growth path in Germany”, said Hamburg office Managing Partner Eckart Budelmann. “With Dr. Hubertus Schröder and Tonio Sadoni, we gain two very experienced experts in advising on international transactions. The German market is very attractive to foreign investors. Additionally, a lot of German companies focus on expanding to other countries. In this regard we advise complex business acquisitions and sales.”

Schröder, 38, joins the team as counsel. For many years, he has been advising on all aspects of corporate/M&A matters and in distressed situations. He has extensive experience in domestic and cross-border M&A, corporate structuring, carve-outs and joint ventures. His experience also covers the trading and financing of non-performing loans. His clients include German and international corporations, private equity investors and financial institutions. Schröder comes to Bryan Cave from Gibson Dunn in Munich. He also has practiced as a lawyer at Ashurst in London and Munich.

Sadoni, 35, joins Bryan Cave’s Hamburg office as an associate. He advises on national and international transactions, corporate matters and general commercial law. He specializes in joint ventures and private equity. He has represented clients in a number of industries, with a particular focus on the life sciences/health care sector, nutrition industry and hotel business. Before joining Bryan Cave, Sadoni worked in the Hamburg corporate department of Latham & Watkins.

Photos of Sadoni and Schröder can be obtained from Bryan Cave’s public relations department.

Contacts:

Eckart Budelmann, LL.M. (University of New South Wales)
Rechtsanwalt, Managing Partner
Bryan Cave Hamburg
Tel.: +49 (40) 30 33 16 125
E-Mail: eckart.budelmann@bryancave.com

Hannah Stiehler
Marketing Coordinator
Bryan Cave Hamburg
Tel.: +49 (40) 30-33-16-147
E-Mail: hannah.stiehler@bryancave.com

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Dispute resolution | 15 March 2016

The idea of masses of consumers galloping after shares of companies’ profits for anti-competitive behaviour has probably not been one which has been keeping corporate counsel awake at night. But the combination of (1) the new Consumer Rights Act; (2) a mature litigation funding market; and (3) the developing nature of antitrust enforcement, makes for a heady mix, and one which can be expected to lead to a new and very different climate in 2016 for companies playing (either directly or indirectly) to the consumer market. So it is particularly pertinent for the technology, media and telecommunications sector. [Continue Reading]

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For most companies, doing business today more often than not involves some level of international dealing. Globalisation can be great for business. But conducting business internationally can mean being subject to the laws of several countries, as well as any national laws with extra-territorial effect for conduct overseas. Therefore, one act or omission by a company may violate multiple laws.

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