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Allen & Overy advises on Indorama’s landmark USD1.2bn fertiliser project in Nigeria

LawFuel.com – Allen & Overy has advised its regular client, the Indorama group, on the development and financing of a USD1.2bn fertiliser plant and associated pipeline project in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. The financing consisted of a USD800m debt package from a diverse group of multilateral agencies, development finance institutions and international and regional commercial banks. …

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ALM Legal Intelligence and IPMA Survey

ALM Legal Intelligence and the International Paralegal Management Association (IPMA) invite both law firms and law departments to participate in the 2013 ALM/IPMA Compensation Survey for Paralegals and Managers. The survey collects salary, bonus, and overtime data on 13 paralegal positions as well data on benefits and management practices. This essential guide to paralegal compensation …

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Chadbourne Expands Its Private Funds Practice Group Team in New York

Sean Dailey Brings Valuable Investment Management Experience New York, N.Y. — February 12, 2013 — The international law firm Chadbourne & Parke LLP today announced that Sean Dailey has joined the firm’s New York office as counsel in the private funds group. Mr. Dailey comes to Chadbourne from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP …

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Blakes Achieves Three Awards in Benchmark Canada Ceremony

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TORONTO (February 8, 2013) – Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes), one of Canada’s leading business law firms, won three awards at the first Benchmark Canada Awards ceremony held at the Park Hyatt in Toronto on February 6. Blakes was awarded with Product Liability Firm of the Year, Class Action Litigator of the Year (James …

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Chadbourne Expands Mexico City Office with Lateral Hires in Energy, Finance and Employment Groups

Jose Prado to Boost Chadbourne’s M&A, Energy and Finance Practices and Leslie Palma Grows Firm’s Employment Practice  New York, N.Y. — February 6, 2013 — The international law firm Chadbourne & Parke LLP today announced that it has expanded its Mexico City office with the hiring of a prominent energy lawyer and an employment attorney. …

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Fourteen New Partners Welcomed into Blakes Partnership

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  TORONTO (January 30, 2013) – Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes), one of Canada’s leading business law firms, has announced the addition of 14 new partners. “I am pleased to announce our latest group of partners,” said Rob Granatstein, Firm Managing Partner. “This is a tremendous achievement and each one of these lawyers has …

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Banking and Finance Partner Joins Chadbourne Latin America Practice Group

Margarita Oliva Sainz de Aja Brings Latin America Legal and Business Development Expertise New York, N.Y. — January 22, 2013 — The international law firm Chadbourne & Parke LLP today announced that Margarita Oliva Sainz de Aja, a leading banking and finance lawyer, has joined the firm as an international partner in Chadbourne’s Latin America …

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Chadbourne Elects Five to Partnership

Firm’s Capabilities in Corporate, Latin America, Project Finance and White Collar Defense Strengthened in New York and Washington, D.C. Offices NEW YORK – November 8, 2012 – The international law firm of Chadbourne & Parke LLP announced today that Amy E. D’Agostino, Clara Krivoy, John J. Marciano III, Keith M. Rosen and Paul J. Tanck …

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Swap your employment rights for shares? Chancellor reveals plan to change law

The Conservative Chancellor George Osborne used his address to his party’s conference in Birmingham last week to reveal further measures aimed at deregulating business and cutting red tape.   The latest proposal from the coalition is a plan to implement a new form of employment contract, which would enable staff to give up some of …

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Chadbourne Represents Winning Consortium in Largest Independent Power Project in the World

  Lawfuel.com – Chadbourne & Parke represented the winning consortium, comprising ACWA Power International, Samsung C+T Corporation and MENA Infrastructure Fund, in relation to the development and US$ 2 billion debt financing of the Qurayyah independent power project in Saudi Arabia.   The financing of the 3,927MW power project closed on April 24, 2012, making …

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