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Firm news | Africa | 24 May 2016
Herbert Smith Freehills has appointed corporate lawyer, Rudolph du Plessis, as partner in its Johannesburg office. Rudolph, who has spent his entire legal career in South Africa, will be the firm's first M&A partner in the Johannesburg office.
Firm news | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 24 May 2016
Herbert Smith Freehills and Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills have won the Litigation and Disputes award for Australia at the International Tax Review Asia Tax Awards.
Deals and cases | Hong Kong, Beijing | 23 May 2016
The dual-currency, four-tranche issue of senior notes raised US$2.1 billion for the world's largest utility.
Deals and cases | Hong Kong, Singapore, New York | 23 May 2016
DOJ intends to pursue tax evasion in jurisdictions in Asia and elsewhere.
Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 23 May 2016
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised SAS Trustee Corporation on its sale of financial planning business State Super Financial Services Australia Limited to First State Super.
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised long-standing client, Origin Energy on its agreement to sell the Mortlake Pipeline to SEA Gas Mortlake for A$245m.
Firm news | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 23 May 2016
Herbert Smith Freehills has taken home seven awards at the prestigious Australasian Law Awards, including the highly coveted International Firm of the Year Award.
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised S P Setia on a A$101 million acquisition of a Telstra Exchange site in Melbourne’s central CBD.
Deals and cases | Paris | 20 May 2016
Herbert Smith Freehills Paris LLP is advising Gecina, a French real estate investment trust, on its proposed public offer for Foncière de Paris, a French listed real estate investment trust with a property portfolio comprising mainly offices located in Paris and its immediate surroundings.
Firm news | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 20 May 2016
Herbert Smith Freehills, in conjunction with the Ross Parsons Centre of Commercial, Corporate and Taxation Law at the University of Sydney, has published Towns Under Siege – a major new book looking at developments in the law and practice of Australian takeovers and schemes.
Deals and cases | Paris, Africa | 19 May 2016
Herbert Smith Freehills Paris LLP has recently advised Meridiam, a leading global investor and asset manager specialising in public and community infrastructure, on financing for the Senergy plant in Senegal, the largest solar photovoltaic power plant in West Africa.
Firm news | London | 18 May 2016
Today, Sonya Leydecker, joint chief executive officer of international law firm Herbert Smith Freehills, has been honoured with being included on the inaugural City A.M. Power 100 Women list – a collation of a 100 leading women working in The City.
Firm news | China, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Australia, Seoul, Singapore, South East Asia, Tokyo, India group | 18 May 2016
The firm's latest guide to Financial Services Regulation in Asia Pacific, published today, demonstrates that regional regulators are adding to the workload already imposed by US, UK and European regulators.
Firm news | Hong Kong | 17 May 2016
Herbert Smith Freehills' Justin D'Agostino has been named LGBT Executive Sponsor of the year at the 2016 Hong Kong LGBT Inclusion Awards Gala Dinner on 17 May.
Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 16 May 2016
Herbert Smith Freehills will host a number of Australian football legends at events to mark the 2016 International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT) on 17 May.
Deals and cases | London | 12 May 2016
International law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Tideway on a £700 million loan from the European Investment Bank for the Thames Tideway Tunnel, the biggest infrastructure project ever undertaken by the UK water industry.
Firm news | 11 May 2016
The Awards celebrate excellence across private practice, the public sector, commerce and industry, and the Bar.Herbert Smith Freehills has been shortlisted in seven categories for The Lawyer Awards 2016 – more shortlistings than any other firm:
Deals and cases | Johannesburg, Paris, China, Germany, Tokyo | 11 May 2016
On 9 May 2016 China Molybdenum Co., Ltd (“CMOC”) announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary CMOC Limited has entered into a definitive agreement with Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (“Freeport”) to acquire 100% of its interest in Freeport-McMoRan DRC Holdings Ltd., which holds Freeport’s indirect 56% interest in the Tenke Fungurume copper-cobalt mine (“Tenke”) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (“DRC”).
Deals and cases | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney | 09 May 2016
In a deal recently recognised by Infrastructure Partnerships Australia, Herbert Smith Freehills advised Rothesay Life on its acquisition of the base rental stream on the Westlink M7 Tollroad from the NSW Government.
Firm news | Australia, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney, Singapore | 06 May 2016
Herbert Smith Freehills has welcomed today’s joint announcement by the Singaporean and Australian Governments which will see the expansion and deepening of the Singapore-Australia Free Trade Agreement and further enhance the strong cultural and economic ties between the two nations.
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Herbert Smith Freehills takes home Asia Tax Award for disputes expertise
24 May 2016
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