07 December 2021
Global regulators to adopt more aggressive enforcement methods for the year ahead, says new Herbert Smith Freehills report
According to a new report from Herbert Smith Freehills' Global Financial Services Regulatory (FSR) team, regulators in most countries are leaning towards a more aggressive enforcement approach as they hone in on issues emerging in the post-pandemic environment.
25 November 2021
Herbert Smith Freehills advises General Mills on sale of European dough business to Cérélia
Herbert Smith Freehills has acted on behalf of General Mills Inc., a major US-based food manufacturer and marketer, in relation to a sale of its European dough business to Cérélia, a global leader in ready-to-bake dough solutions. The proposed transactions would include General Mills branded and...
10 November 2021
Herbert Smith Freehills advises DAL Deutsche Anlagen-Leasing as lessor on rolling stock financing for the Lahntal-Vogelsberg-Rhön rail network
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised two special purpose companies (SPC) of DAL Deutsche Anlagen-Leasing as lessors on the provision of brand new and used diesel railcars for Hessische Landesbahn GmbH (HLB).
21 October 2021
Erfolgreicher Transaktionsabschluss: Herbert Smith Freehills berät bp als dritten Gesellschafter der Digital Charging Solutions GmbH
bp ist der dritte Shareholder der Digital Charging Solutions GmbH (DCS). Bei dem erfolgreichen Abschluss der Transaktion hat Herbert Smith Freehills bp beraten. Im Zuge einer Kapitalerhöhung erwarb bp einen Anteil von 33,3 Prozent. Die BMW Group und die Daimler Mobility AG halten weiterhin jeweils...
05 October 2021
Herbert Smith Freehills advises Artmax on acquisition of an office property in Berlin
Herbert Smith Freehills advised Artmax Group (a Hong Kong based family office) on its market entry into Germany via the acquisition of an office property in Berlin. The seller is Nicolas Berggruen Group. The purchase price is in the mid double-digit million euro range.
21 September 2021
Herbert Smith Freehills bolsters corporate practice in Germany with double partner hires
Leading international law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has hired Jan Eltzschig and Heike Schmitz as corporate partners based in the firm's Düsseldorf office in Germany. Jan and Heike join from DLA Piper in Cologne, where they were a partner and a counsel in the firm’s corporate group. Both partners...
17 September 2021
Herbert Smith Freehills Commits to Reducing Environmental Impact of Disputes by Signing Transformative Arbitration and Litigation Pledges
Herbert Smith Freehills has committed to reducing the environmental impact of disputes by signing two important industry pledges: the Green Pledge of the Campaign for Greener Arbitrations (the CGA) and the Greener Litigation Pledge .
01 September 2021
Herbert Smith Freehills joins forces with world's leading companies and brands to support The Earthshot Prize
Leading international law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has joined 13 other influential global companies and brands to form a Global Alliance, which supports and scales the innovative and ground-breaking solutions developed by the soon-to-be-announced fifteen Earthshot Prize Finalists.
31 August 2021
Herbert Smith Freehills pro bono team prompts historic change in South Korean law
Leading international law firm Herbert Smith Freehills' pro bono review of South Korea's child-support law has led to new penalties for debtors, the first time the firm's Asia pro bono practice has helped effect legislative change.
27 August 2021
Herbert Smith Freehills advises a bank syndicate on the acquisition of HELLA by Faurecia
Leading international law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has advised a bank syndicate including Société Générale and Natixis, regarding the launch of a public tender cash offer by Faurecia, a French car parts supplier and one of the world’s leading automotive technology companies, on HELLA, a German...
30 March 2021
Herbert Smith Freehills advises bp on becoming a shareholder of Digital Charging Solutions GmbH, a joint venture of BMW Group and Daimler Mobility
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised bp on becoming the third shareholder of Digital Charging Solutions GmbH (DCS) with a stake of 33.3%. DCS, a joint venture of Daimler Mobility AG and BMW Group, is a leading developer of digital charging software for automotive manufacturers and vehicle fleet...