Europe/Italy

Orrick cites firmwide sector focus as second large Italian team departs, joining BonelliErede

Both long-serving co-founders of US firm’s Italian arm have left this week, following departues for Hogan Lovells and now BonelliErede

Hogan Lovells secures 23-lawyer finance and M&A team in Italy from Orrick

Veteran finance partner Patrizio Messina leads departures representing one third of Orrick’s Italian lawyers

Sidley and Latham sew up Coupang’s $500m Farfetch rescue deal

Sidley advises South Korea’s Coupang on its acquisition of troubled luxury e-commerce platform, advised by Latham

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ESG in 2024: getting to grips with the new paradigm

Due diligence, stock exchange requirements, carbon markets and nature will be on next year's ESG agenda, write HSF’s Silke Goldberg, Ernst Muller and Tihomir Svilanovic

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Cyber risk: law firms left carrying reputational can

Law firms must ensure their supply chains are resilient amid growth in cyber incidents, writes Alvarez & Marsal’s Lorenzo Grillo

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Resilient luxury market predicted to reach new record €1.5tr in 2023

Annual Bain & Company and Altagamma report says personal luxury segment is driving growth

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News | UK

Boies Schiller Flexner opens in Rome with five-strong team

New York litigation heavyweight’s second Italian branch will target commerical litigation and ESG-related work

White & Case announces 42-lawyer partner promotion class

Cohort edges down from 46 last year with proportion of women slipping from 52% to 36%

Fieldfisher to cut ties with its Italian arm

Verein arrangement to end next March as UK-based firm seeks ‘solid, long-term position in Italy’

BonelliErede names new chairman and managing partner

Duo set to take over in January as firm puts new five-year plan into action

Digital piracy increases by 3.3% in 2022, says EUIPO report

For the first time in years, piracy levels rose in 2022, largely driven by TV shows, series, films and manga publications

Blue chip three-way Italian merger unveiled to create €120m law firm

Gattai Minoli Partners and Pedersoli Studio to merge and take on 16-strong BonelliErede M&A team

Eversheds Sutherland and King & Wood Mallesons forge exclusive alliance

KWM will close six offices across Europe and the Middle East with the teams expected to transfer to Eversheds Sutherland

‘Shoes like ours have never been made before’: luxury shoe entrepreneur Taro Ishida on his journey into the global marketplace

Company founder Taro Ishida talks about his obsession with brand building and delivering the best to the luxury market

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BonelliErede loses 18-strong tax team to Milan rival Legance

Founder of Bonelli’s tax team moves over alongside two more partners and 15 professionals

Skadden, Clifford Chance advise on Generali’s €2.3bn acquisition of Liberty Seguros

Cash deal sees Irish heavyweight Matheson and Portugal’s Morais Leitão also called in

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Belmond, Baker McKenzie and Burberry’s GC among winners at Luxury Law Awards

Representatives from Ferretti Group, Manolo Blahnik, Mulberry, Wolf Greenfield and Holland & Knight also triumphed

Prada Group names Francesca Secondari as chief legal officer and group GC

Former BonelliErede partner takes over from Christina de Dona amid series of leadership changes at the luxury goods company

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