Locke Lord chair Jerry Clements steps down after 11 years

Locke Lord global chair Jerry Clements has stepped down after over a decade at the helm of the US firm. Clements, who was appointed in 2006 and led the firm through the cross-Atlantic Edwards Wildman merger in 2015, announced plans to step down last year. She will become the chair emeritus of the firm and […]

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Vischer acts for ImmunOs on closure of financing round

ImmunOs Therapeutics AG, a Swiss bio-technology company leading development of a next-generation innate and adaptive immunity focused immunotherapy platform for cancer, announced the closing of its 2.3 Million CHF financing round. The proceeds of the financing will be used to advance its lead clinical candidate, a single multitasking protein agent, for treating solid tumors. Vischer […]

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Extension of Montgomery principles in cancer diagnosis case

Serjeants’ Inn’s Conrad Hallin acted for the successful claimant, a Spanish national, following a failure to inform him of a diagnosis of a rare form of cancer, or to offer him appropriate monitoring.  The case, Gallardo v Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust (2017), represents an extension of the Montgomery principles in the context of the giving of […]

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Bär & Karrer advises AON Schweiz on acquisition of Unidelta

On 30 November 2017, AON Schweiz AG, a leading global service provider for risk management, insurance and reinsurance brokers as well as adviser on human resources, has acquired 100% of the shareholding in Unidelta AG, an all-branch insurance broker based in Rapperswil, Switzerland. Unidelta is specialised in risk management and has particular designed services in […]

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Wolf Theiss adds to Romanian real estate and energy teams

Wolf Theiss welcomes back Flaviu Nanu as counsel and adds Sebastian Boțic as associate in the firm’s real estate, energy and infrastructure practice groups. Flaviu Nanu previously worked at Wolf Theiss from 2006 until 2008 and thereafter he was a counsel in the Real Estate and Energy department of the Romanian office of White & […]

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LTC4 approves Tikit’s training assessment for Time and Billing competency

New York – September 13, 2017 Tikit, a leading provider of technology solutions for law and professional services firms, today announced that the Legal Technology Core Competencies Certification Coalition (LTC4) has approved Tikit’s assessment for Time and Billing. As part of this, Tikit’s training plans for its Carpe Diem timekeeping application have been mapped to […]

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Vischer acts for Immer AG in appeal against cartel fine

On November 14, the Swiss Federal Administrative Court (FAC) decided that Immer AG, a distributor of door parts, has not participated in a cartel formed by six of its competitors to fix prices. Hence, the court annulled the cartel fine imposed against Immer by the Swiss Competition Commission (ComCo). Immer was represented by Vischer partner […]

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