Appointments

Jones Day appoints Gregory Shumaker as new global managing partner

Jones Day has appointed Gregory M. Shumaker (pictured) as new global managing partner. By this appointment, he will become the eighth managing partner in the firm’s 130-year history. Shumaker is a graduate of Brown University and the University of Notre Dame Law School, where he was notes editor of the law review. He has spent […]

Deal & transactions

MAIO Legal on the opening of Babylon Park in Spain

MAIO Legal has advised Babylon Park on the opening of its first store in Spain. The Westfield Parquesur shopping centre, located in Leganés (Madrid), will host the opening of the first Babylon Park in Spain and the third in Europe. It will be the first flagship store of the Babylon Park network and will have […]

Background

Focus Under 40

by vincenzo rozzo They are young, many of them are already partner, some leading an entire department, and most importantly, they probably represent the next generation of leaders in the Iberian legal market. The picture taken from the research group of Lc Publishing show a “colony” of under 40 year old lawyers, active in most […]

Banking & Finance Energy

Linklaters advises on the refinancing of Northland Power portfolio

Linklaters has advised Caixabank in connection with the refinancing of a portfolio owned by Northland Power of operational renewable generation facilities in Spain. The law firm advised with a team comprising in the following areas. On the banking aspects Juan Barona, Javier Hernández, Jaime Pelegri, Patricia Rovira and Diego Delgado; for public law: Jorge Toral; […]

Agenda

Auren celebrates the first edition of “Metaverse Today”

Auren has organised the first edition of “Metaverse Today”, a day dedicated to the Metaverse, with the participation of the main companies and entrepreneurs in the sector in Spain, as well as the public administration, to discuss the new technological environment. The event, which will be held on Wednesday 23 November at Auren’s headquarters in […]

Agenda

IE University and Ecija launch the Digital Law Observatory

IE Law School of IE University and Ecija have presented the Digital Law Observatory, a think tank on the legal repercussions of the technological revolution and the expansion of the digital ecosystem, articulated around four verticals: artificial intelligence, metaverse and tokenomics, legaltech and data governance. The presentation event was opened by the Dean of IE […]

Deal & transactions

K&WM with Rich Audience

King & Wood Mallesons has advised the shareholders of Rich Audience on the sale of Rich Audience, the European marketplace with €40 million in turnover, to Belmont Corporate Services, a portfolio company of the Iberian private equity firm Magnum Capital. The deal creates the leading Spanish-speaking adtech giant, with net sales of €130 million a year, […]

Background

ESG criteria increase demand for legal departments and law firms

Legal professionals face the challenge of unprecedented growth in legal concerns around ESG (environment, society and governance) criteria, according to the findings of Wolters Kluwer’s Lawyer of the Future 2022 survey. The survey, conducted among 751 legal professionals in Europe and the United States, analysed these demands and the level of preparedness legal professionals believe […]

Deal & transactions Energy

CMS advises Siemens Energy on a sale to Mutares

CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo has advised Siemens Energy on its divestment of Siemens Energy Engines, a world player in power generation engines, in favour of the German listed fund Mutares.Through the transaction, the law firm has advised the listed company Siemens Energy on the transfer of Siemens Energy Engines (formerly Guascor), holding company […]

Background

New criminal and cybersecurity department at Monereo Meyer

Monereo Meyer Abogados has launched a new criminal and cybersecurity department, headed by Marta Arroyo Vázquez (pictured right), a lawyer specialised in economic criminal law, and Rodrigo López Crespo (pictured left), a lawyer specialised in new technology law. The aim of this new area will be to offer criminal advice, judicial intervention, diagnostic reports, training […]

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