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Deals and cases | London | 07 March 2014
Herbert Smith Freehills London energy team has advised PTTEP Canada Limited (PTTEPCA), a wholly-owned subsidiary of PTT Exploration and Production Public Company Limited (PTTEP), as international legal counsel on PTTEPCA signing an agreement with Statoil Canada Limited (SCL) to restructure the ownership of the five areas of the Canada Oil Sands Kai Kos Dehseh Project (KKD Project) in Athabasca, Alberta, Canada.
Firm news | Hong Kong, South East Asia, Tokyo, Australia, Seoul, China | 06 March 2014
Herbert Smith Freehills has been recognised as Asia Pacific's leading energy law firm. The firm was presented with the Asia Pacific Energy Law Firm of the Year award at the The Asian Lawyer All Star Legal Awards on 05 March 2014.
Firm news | 05 March 2014
Herbert Smith Freehills has announced today the recruitment of Andrew Procter, a leading financial services regulatory expert and a highly regarded senior figure in the financial services and investment banking industry. Andrew will join Herbert Smith Freehills' global financial services regulatory practice.
Firm news | Hong Kong, South East Asia, Shanghai, Singapore, Tokyo, Bangkok, Beijing, China, Jakarta | 05 March 2014
Herbert Smith Freehills has appointed Hong Kong-based partner David Clinch as Asia Energy Practice Head, leading a team of more than 25 specialist energy lawyers across offices in China, South East Asia, Seoul and Tokyo.
Firm news | Brussels, Germany, London, Madrid, Moscow, Nordic group, Paris | 05 March 2014
The handbook includes a summary of each legal and regulatory energy framework and analyses issues such as industry structure, the design of electricity markets, energy trading regimes, third party access, the framework applying to use of systems both at the transmission and distribution levels, market entry, nuclear power and cross-border interconnection as well as climate change related regulations.
Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 03 March 2014
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised ASX-listed Origin Energy Limited on its acquisition of exploration interests in two unconventional gas blocks in the Cooper-Eromanga Basin, South Australia through farm-in agreements with Senex Energy Limited.
Singapore | 28 February 2014
Herbert Smith Freehills has announced that it will not be renewing the firm’s Singapore Qualifying Foreign Law Practice (QFLP) licence when it expires this year.
Firm news | Australia, Brisbane, London, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 28 February 2014
Australian corporations face an unprecedented level of class action litigation commenced in Australian courts. Over the last five years, Herbert Smith Freehills has acted for defendants in class actions with a total claim value of more than A$3 billion.
Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 27 February 2014
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Macquarie Capital (Australia) Limited (Macquarie) and UBS AG, Australia Branch (UBS) in relation to their roles as joint bookrunners, joint lead managers and underwriters for Charter Hall Group’s A$140 million fully underwritten institutional placement, announced on Tuesday, 25 February 2014.
Firm news | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney, London | 27 February 2014
Herbert Smith Freehills has won the National Firm of the Year Award for Australia at the annual International Financial Law Review (IFLR) Asia Awards held in Hong Kong on 26 February, 2014.
Deals and cases | Moscow | 24 February 2014
Herbert Smith Freehills has been named European Projects Team of the Year at The Lawyer European Awards 2014, in recognition for the Moscow infrastructure team's advice to the Government of St Petersburg on its Western High Speed Diameter (WHSD) Toll Road project.
Deals and cases | Hong Kong | 21 February 2014
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised China Metal Resources Utilization Limited on a HK$698.8 million Hong Kong initial public offering.
Firm news | Australia | 20 February 2014
Herbert Smith Freehills scooped the two biggest awards at the Beaton Research + Consulting/BRW Client Choice Award in Sydney last night. The firm was named Best Professional Services Firm and Best Law Firm (both in the revenue over A$200m category) in Australia for the second year in a row.
Firm news | London | 19 February 2014
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP is delighted to announce that its partners Paula Hodges and Matthew Weiniger have been appointed Queen’s Counsel.
Firm news | Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai | 19 February 2014
Herbert Smith Freehills has again won the title as International Disputes Law Firm of the Year in Greater China at the Chambers and Partners Awards ceremony held at the JW Marriott Hotel in Hong Kong on 17 February 2014.
Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 18 February 2014
Herbert Smith Freehills is advising SG Fleet Group Limited (SG Fleet) in relation to its initial public offering and listing on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). The offer consists of an institutional offer, broker firm offer and priority offer (Offer) and values SG Fleet at A$454.2 million at the offer price of A$1.85 per share.
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised the joint lead managers of Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited’s (ANZ) offer of new Tier 1 hybrid securities known as ANZ Capital Notes 2 (Notes) and concurrent reinvestment offer and buyback of ANZ’s CPS1 securities (Offer). The Offer will seek to raise A$1 billion, with the ability to raise more or less.
Firm news | Hong Kong | 18 February 2014
Herbert Smith Freehills is pleased to announce the appointment of Justin D’Agostino to the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) Executive Committee.
Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 12 February 2014
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised the founding shareholders on their sale of Emerald Agribusiness Group Pty Ltd and its 50% stake in Emerald Grain to their Japanese joint venture partner Sumitomo Corporation.
Deals and cases | London, Paris | 11 February 2014
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised a group of 25 lenders on a US$4 billion reserve-based lending (RBL) facility for Lundin Petroleum. The transaction was coordinated by HSBC as documentation bank and BNP Paribas as facility agent, and is sized on the basis of Lundin's assets in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Netherlands, Norway and France.
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Herbert Smith Freehills advises PTTEP Canada on its Kai Kos Dehseh Oil Sands Project
07 March 2014
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