Resources

November 17, 2022
The Best Lawyers™ and the Ones to Watch in Spain honours the professional accomplishments of the top legal talent across the country who were selected by their peers. We are delighted to inform that The Best Lawyers™ recognises the professional work of six Buigas partners from Barcelona and Madrid. Ignacio López-Balcells: Capital Markets Law and Corporate and Mergers and Acquisitions Law Mir…
October 27, 2022
New Delhi / Chennai, India - October 2022 :  We are pleased to welcome Ms. Sujatha Rangachari who recently joined the Chennai Office of Kochhar & Co. (“The Firm”) as a Senior Partner to expand its banking, project finance and real estate practice in the South India region. Ms. Rangachari  is a senior legal professional with extensive cross sectoral experience in banking, finance, i…
October 25, 2022
The Innsbruck corporate law firm Greiter Pegger Kofler & Partners celebrated its 125th anniversary on 6 October 2022 with over 300 guests from the worlds of business, education, politics and culture. The highlight was a presentation by former Austrian Federal Chancellor and President of the Constitutional Court, Brigitte Bierlein, on the topic "On the Path from Law to Politics". Birgit Streif,…
November 28, 2022
INTRODUCTION On November 18, 2022, the Government of India released the long awaited fourth draft of India’s proposed privacy law, now renamed as the Digital Personal Data Protection Bill (“Bill”). The Government has sought for feedback on the draft Bill by December 17, 2022. At first glance, the Bill is quite a surprise – it is a completely new draft and not a redraft of the previous versions of…
November 25, 2022
On 22 November 2022, following preliminary questions from the Luxembourg Court, the Court of Justice of the European Union (’’CJEU’’) issued a ruling on the UBO register. In brief, the CJEU is of the view that the general public accessibility of the UBO register constitutes a serious, disproportionate violation of the fundamental rights to respect for private and family life and the protection of …
November 21, 2022
On 10 September 2021, the amendment to the Cartel and Competition Act of 2021 (Gazette No. I 2021/176) entered into force. Amongst other things, this amendment to the Cartel and the Competition Act aimed to implement Directive (EU) 2019/1 of 11 December 2018 (to empower the Member States’ competition authorities to be more effective enforcers and to ensure the proper functioning of the internal ma…
November 22, 2022
Rollette & Co is a well-established corporate and commercial law firm in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The firm’s founding partners, Clement E. A. Kihoko and Emmanuel P. Akyoo, have more than ten years of experience in the Tanzanian legal market. The firm offers a full range of legal services covering dispute resolutions, litigation, banking law, labor and employment, telecommunication and complia…
November 22, 2022
ALFA International (ALFAI) is pleased to announce that Ong’anya Ombo Advocates LLP has joined ALFAI as its member firm in Kenya, effective October 19, 2022. Ong’anya Ombo Advocates, located in Nairobi, Kenya, is a full-service law firm focused on providing clients with strategic, dedicated and curated legal solutions. The law firm blends traditional and innovative law practices to provide local a…
October 20, 2022
ALFA International (ALFAI) held its Annual Business Meeting (ABM) in Dublin, Ireland, on October 19-21, 2022, with participation from across the global legal network’s membership. During the ABM, Eddy Hayes of Leake & Andersson, L.L.P. in New Orleans, Louisiana, was announced as the new Chair of the Board of Directors. Eddy takes over from Kevin Owens of Johnson & Bell, Ltd. in Chicago, Il…
October 21, 2022
On a busy interstate in the American Northeast, a snow squall descended upon unsuspecting drivers going about their day.  While snow in that area is not uncommon, many drivers appeared deceived by the density of the storm and low visibility, leading to a pileup of dozens of vehicles that careened into each other, unable to stop in time to avoid the collision.  At least three people were killed and…
September 21, 2022
An Introduction to the Future Jury Pool Generations are defined not only by the time period in which their members were born, but also by characteristic traits of those members. Although the boundaries vary, Millennials are typically defined as having been born between 1981 and 1996. The oldest of this generation are now 41 years old. Those in Gen Z were born between 1997 and present day. The olde…
September 21, 2022
As the attorneys who will be preparing the witnesses of the future, becoming familiar with the do's and dont's of corporate designee depositions is essential.  This paper will provide some helpful guidance for Future Leaders to prepare and defend their future corporate witnesses. Choosing the Right Witness You have now received a Rule 30(b)(6) deposition notice seeking testimony from a corporate d…