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S&C, Cleary, Ropes & Gray and Hengeler line up for $4.25bn Baxter Biopharma Solutions sale

Deal sees Advent and Warburg Pincus turn to longstanding advisers as they unveil standalone services business

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Linklaters, Allen & Overy and Cravath called in for Deutsche Börse’s €3.9bn SimCorp acquisition

Covington & Burling also acts on German stock exchange operator's biggest acquisition to date alongside Germany's Hengeler Mueller and Danish firms Plesner and Kromann Reumert

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Around the house: Mondee snaps up former Apple counsel, Cherry hires experienced German tech GC

This week’s roundup of top in-house moves also includes appointments at Pax8, Precision Medicine Group, Madison International Realty and Fortera

Allen & Overy elevates 36 to partnership

Proportion of women in latest round rises to 42% from 36% last year as overall number of promotions dips

ECJ to review German law banning outside investment in law firms

Case brought by Berlin legaltech entrepreneur could have ‘far reaching consequences’ for EU legal services

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Deutsche Bank appoints new general counsel from German pharma giant Merck

Friederike Rotsch will replace Karen Kuder, who has moved to DWS as chief administrative officer

Around the house: Cushman & Wakefield taps Univar for new GC, BDO promotes legal head to global GC

This week’s roundup of top in-house moves also includes appointments at Tui Group, Microvast, Eiger BioPharmaceuticals and Washington Spirit

Gowling WLG adds Taylor Wessing partner quartet for Frankfurt launch as it targets Europe growth

Anglo-Canadian firm secures capital markets, M&A, PE and real estate partners to launch third German office

Morgan Lewis adds 20-strong Shearman & Sterling team for Munich launch

As talks with Hogan Lovells are abandoned, Shearman suffers latest exits from European network

MoFo and Freshfields advise on Fujitsu’s €432m takeover of Germany's GK Software

Deal features undertaking by GK Software's founders to sell their shareholdings

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Spencer West enters three new European markets

Fast-growing UK alternative law firm sets up shop in Germany, Northern Ireland and the Channel Islands

US and UK retain top spots in global IP index amid claims global drive to improve protection may be stagnating

The scores of 28 countries remain unchanged in International Intellectual Property (IP) index from the US Chamber of Commerce

'The private client landscape is changing faster than ever' – The Global Legal Post launches private client law guide

Edited by Katten’s Joshua Rubenstein, Law Over Borders' comparative guide will explore post-Covid climate for high-net-worth individuals

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Countdown begins as Germany ratifies Unified Patent Court agreement

Biggest development in European IP law for decades will see new court open on 1 June

Kirkland & Ellis secures Clifford Chance partner to lead Germany restructuring team

Cristina Weidner joins Chicago giant in Munich just a few months after becoming head of UK firm’s Germany restructuring & insolvency practice

McDermott taps Noerr and Latham to expand German private equity team

Holger Ebersberger and Hanno Witt join as partners in Munich, having previously worked together at Linklaters

Linklaters, Latham, Orrick and Hengeler advise on €16bn Vodafone, GIP and KKR telecoms joint venture

Vodafone is expected to raise at least €3.2bn after selling part of its stake in German telecoms business Vantage Towers

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McDermott hires corporate partner duo from Reed Smith in Frankfurt

Rolf Hünermann and Phillip Schmidt join the firm’s German transactions practice group

Reed Smith names M&A lawyer as new Frankfurt managing partner in latest German shake-up

Appointment follows departure of previous Frankfurt MP for US rival McDermott Will & Emery and naming of new managing partner in Munich back in April