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In Denmark, Brewery’s Departure Offers a Chance to Go Green

COPENHAGEN — Perched in his centrally located office, Laust Joen Jakobsen looks out onto a small plaza, a rooftop basketball court and a grass bed that will be lush with flowers by the summer.Just months ago, Mr. Jakobsen, the rector of University College Copenhagen, was sitting in a suburban campus between parking lots and a residential neighborhood....

From Trump, the Nationalist, a Trail of Global Trademarks

LONDON — Donald J. Trump has cast himself as the anti-globalist president.But Donald Trump, the businessman, is a different story.During the campaign, Mr. Trump’s organization continued to file dozens of new trademarks, in China, Canada, Mexico, the European Union and Indonesia, and one of his companies applied for trademark protection in the Philippines...

Verizon Will Pay $350 Million Less for Yahoo

SAN FRANCISCO — Faced with unknown costs related to two huge data breaches, Yahoo and Verizon Communications announced Tuesday that they had agreed to shave $350 million from the price that Verizon would pay to buy Yahoo’s core internet businesses.The two companies said they would also share liabilities related to the breaches, which occurred in...

The Rebirth Of Burger King Has Made 3G Capital, Bill Ackman And Warren Buffett Over $14 Billion

Brazilian private equity powerhouse 3G Capital, Pershing Square's Bill Ackman and Warren Buffett have made about $14 billion on the revival of Burger King.Read More

In Russia, Rex Tillerson Talks 'Reset' And Moody's Gives 26 Upgrades

Russia's sanctioned banks get a credit upgrade, but Washington-Moscow relations don't look to be in reset mode.Read More

Legal

The UK's Place in the World

The UK's Place in the World By Global Restructuring Review London has been a leader in international rescue culture since the Insolvency Act came into effect in 1986. But with Brexit on the horizon and other jurisdictions catching up (particularly in the EU and Asia) what lies in store for the UK’s future as a cross-border restructuring hub? In November...

Who's Who Legal: Thought Leaders - Arbitration 2017

Who's Who Legal: Thought Leaders - Arbitration 2017 Friday, 27 January 2017 Who’s Who Legal and Global Arbitration Review are currently in the process of putting together a new edition in our Thought Leaders series, which aims to bring together for the first time the insight, expertise and wisdom of some of the world’s foremost arbitration practitioners...

Who's Who Legal: Thought Leaders - Competition 2018

Who's Who Legal: Thought Leaders - Competition 2018 Friday, 27 January 2017 Who’s Who Legal and Global Competition Review are currently in the process of putting together a new edition in our Thought Leaders series, which aims to bring together for the first time the insight, expertise and wisdom of some of the world’s foremost competition practitioners...

Details of the Rolls-Royce DPA emerge

Last week, we published the details of the expected Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) which was yet to be approved by the UK’s High Court on 17 January 2017. The Serious Fraud Office (“SFO”) has now confirmed, that the DPA was approved by Sir Brian Leveson, President of the Queen’s Bench Division, and the DPA, Statement … Continue ReadingRead...

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Deals

​Elementis significantly increases the scale of its personal care business with US$360 million acquisition of SummitReheis

Acquisition adds a high quality business with significant potential for further growth in the attractive personal care segmentElementis plc (“Elementis” or the “Group”) today announces that it has entered into an agreement to acquire SRLH Holdings, Inc. (“SummitReheis”) from an affiliate of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC (“One Rock”)...

Global M&A is having a moment with best start to year since 2000

With pent-up demand from 2016 and the challenges of an unpredictable U.S. administration ahead, companies seeking to get deals done kicked off this year with a bang.Global M&A activity amounted to $224 billion in January, the highest volume since 2000 in the first month of the year, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. For the first time since 2008,...

Mourant Ozannes advises East African mining company on LSE main market listing

Mourant Ozannes' Guernsey corporate team has advised on the successful admission to trading by way of placing of Rainbow Rare Earths Limited (Rainbow Rare Earths), an East African mining company, on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange.Rainbow Rare Earths, incorporated and registered in Guernsey and administered by Artemis Trustees Limited,...

​Global M&A volume and value decline in 2016 M&A value rises in MENA, declines in all other regions

Both the volume and value of global mergers and acquisitions (M&A) declined in 2016 after a record breaking year on both fronts in 2015, according to information collected by the leading M&A database Zephyr. In all there were 96,665 deals worth a combined USD 4,734,165 million announced over the course of the 12 months. Value declined 21 per cent on...

​Investcorp to invest $20 million in cloud solutions provider Calligo

Investcorp, a global provider and manager of alternative investment products, today announces that it has reached an agreement to invest $20 million in Calligo Limited (“Calligo”), a fast growing provider of cloud solutions focused on serving the global mid-tier enterprise segment.  Founded in 2012, with the aim of leveraging jurisdictions...

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Donations From All Over the World Save Untouchable Cat

Valentino was in sorry shape when he was admitted to a local animal shelter with a host of health problems in need of treatment. He was given the chance he needed to recover, however, thanks to Elaine Seamans. Elaine, who works for a nonprofit that specializes in giving medical care The post Donations From All Over the World Save Untouchable Cat appeared...

Girl Exits Line For Player’s Autographs to Ask Female Soldier For Hers Instead

Mackenna Woodburn had been standing in line for some autographs from the Boston Red Sox – but they were no match for Olyvia Russell. The post Girl Exits Line For Player’s Autographs to Ask Female Soldier For Hers Instead appeared first on Good News Network. Read More

Dad Creates App to Help Daughter Communicate

Since Rob Laffan’s daughter Sadie has nonverbal autism, trying to communicate what she wanted or felt to her parents was terribly frustrating. That’s why Rob created a revolutionary app called Tippy Talk to help her say what she wanted, felt, or needed. The app starts by presenting Sadie with a The post Dad Creates App to Help Daughter...

Middle Schooler Who Cut Class to See Springsteen Invited on Stage for Duet (WATCH)

Skipping his middle school class was a small price to pay for Nathan Testa to see the Boss in concert – especially when he was invited to play a duet on stage with the musician himself. The 15-year-old resident of Brisbane, Australia brandished a sign at the show reading: “Missed The post Middle Schooler Who Cut Class to See Springsteen Invited...

Walmart Cashier Pays for Half of Family’s Grocery Bill: “I think y’all need a blessing”

Ashley Jordan and her husband Michael do all of their shopping at Walmart every two weeks – but they have apparently never encountered as compassionate a cashier as Sharnique Dasant. The couple, who are the proud parents of three children, were loading up two shopping carts worth of groceries and baby The post Walmart Cashier Pays for Half of Family’s...