Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan told the International Bar Association in Vienna that, when it comes to business and human rights, corporate lawyers have a higher duty than simply meeting client needs and expectations.

TRUMPF GmbH + Co. KG (”TRUMPF”) has concluded a €300m syndicated loan. The new credit line replaces existing financing arrangements. TRUMPF is a leading global hightechnology company and produces machine tools, lasers and electronics for industrial applications.

This transaction involved LBBW as agent and documentation agent, LBBW and HSBC as Mandated Lead Arrangers and Bookrunners, as well as Baden-Württembergische Bank, BNP Paribas, Commerzbank, Helaba and UniCredit.

Hengeler Mueller advised TRUMPF on the transaction. The Hengeler Mueller team included partners Daniel Weiß (Financing) and Matthias Scheifele (Tax) as well as associates Alexander von Jeinsen (Financing) and Alexander Kredig (Tax) (all Frankfurt).

The original press release may be found here on Hengeler Mueller’s website.

The American Lawyer named DLA Piper an honoree for the "Global Pro Bono Dispute of the Year" as part of the publication's third annual Global Legal Awards. DLA Piper was honored at the Global Legal Awards gala on September 28 at Gotham Hall in New York City. The firm was among a handful of other firms recognized for the same honor.

Baker & McKenzie has again solidified its position as a dominant law firm in Asia Pacific. The Firm was voted by in-house counsel as the most responsive law firm in more jurisdictions than any other law firm for the seventh consecutive year, according to Asian-MENA Counsel's Representative Corporate Asia & Middle East Survey 2015.

On The Move

Wednesday, 07 October 2015 Written by

The latest private practice and in-house moves from some of the biggest players in our markets. 

Laurius adds David Ryckaert to the head of M&A Team in Brussels. Mr Ryckaert focuses mainly on M&A transactions, venture capital and corporate litigation and has a wealth of experience in advising shareholders, industrial buyers and private equity funds, both foreign and Belgian.