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A New AML Procedure For French Companies
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Since 1 August 2017, legal persons registered in France have had to file a declaration identifying their beneficial owners at the office of the commercial court with jurisdiction over their place of registration. This new obligation has been established at … Read More

A Shareholder Agreement in Canada
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Article by Laurence St.-Aubin, lawyer at our member firm in Québec, Canada entitled “A Shareholder Agreement: Because an Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure”. Starting up a business with partners is an incredibly exciting project. In order … Read More

A Summer School for Young Lawyers
A Summer School for Young Lawyers
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The PLG Academy will take place in Lisbon in 2018, in partnership with the Law School of the Lisbon Catholic University. Classes will be taught both by university lecturers and by senior PLG Lawyers. For more details please contact Central Office.… Read More

A Valentine’s Day Acquisition
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On the 14th of February Studio Legale Marsaglia closed in Bologna  a 13,000,000  € acquisition for Penske Automotive Group, the multinational car dealership group with central offices in Detroit (USA). SLM has assisted Penske since their entrance on the Italian … Read More

Acquisition H Grossman
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Manchester law firm Pannone Corporate have advised in respect of the management buy-in of international toy importer and distributor, H Grossman Toy industry veteran, Martin Grossman, has sold his UK-based wholesale toy firm H. Grossman Ltd and its Hong Kong … Read More

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Alberto Murray recommended by Who’s Who Legal
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We are delighted to hear the news that Alberto Murray from our member firm in Brazil has once again been recommended by Who’s Who Legal. Here’s their statement: “Murray Law Firm is pleased to announce that Alberto Murray Neto has … Read More

Beautiful town of Ordino in Andorra
Andorra
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Member Directory Donaire – Advocats – Andorra La Vella

Austria
Austria
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Member Directory Petsch Frosch Klein Arturo Rechtsanwälte – Vienna

Belgium
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Member Directory Tondreau & Associés – Brussels WorldbookCountry Facts Corporate Dispute Resolution Labour Relations Protection of IP

Brazil
Brazil
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Member Directory Murray Advogados – São Paulo WorldbookCountry Facts Corporate Dispute Resolution Labour Relations Protection of IP

Brazil – Repatriation of Funds Law
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Article by lawyers from Murray Advogados, PLG’s member firm in São Paulo – Brazil, on the “Repatriation of Funds Law” and the special regime for the tax and cambial regularisation (Law 13.253/2016). The regularization period runs from 4 April 2016 … Read More

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Canada
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Member Directory Joli-Coeur Lacasse Avocats – Montreal Joli-Coeur Lacasse Avocats – Trois-Rivières Joli-Coeur Lacasse Avocats – Québec WorldbookCountry Facts Corporate Dispute Resolution Labour Relations Protection of IP

Pintó Ruiz & Del Valle, Barcelona - mention in Chambers Europe 2016
Chambers 2017 honours Pintó Ruiz & del Valle
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We are delighted to learn that our member firm in Spain, Pintó Ruiz & del Valle have been honoured by Chambers Global 2017 as a tier 5 legal firm for Intellectual Property. There was particular mention of Eva Ochua, for her work … Read More

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Chile
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Member Directory Uribe Hübner Canales – Santiago de Chile WorldbookCountry Facts Corporate Dispute Resolution Labour Relations Protection of IP

China
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Member Directory Llinks Law Offices – Shanghai Llinks Law Offices – Beijing WorldbookCountry Facts Corporate Dispute Resolution Labour Relations Protection of IP

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Coelho Ribeiro E Associados, Lisbon
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Jaime Medeiros, Rui Botica Santos and Mónica Ribeiro Costa from PLG’s member firm Coelho Ribeiro E Associados in Lisbon, have been recognized by Who’sWhoLegal 2017 for Information Technology.
Congratulations to all !… Read More

Congratulations to our Spanish member firm
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José Juan Pintó and Yago Vázquez from our Spanish member firm, Pintó Ruiz & del Valle, have been recognised as top ranking (tier 3) by Media Law International. The firm is noted for its advice on television and radio broadcasting … Read More

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Contact Ms Rebecca Lee PLG International Lawyers 12 rue Jean Engling L-1466 Luxembourg Luxembourg   email: info@plg.eu.com tel: +352 691 588 971 Contact & Membership Enquiries Name: Please enter at least 2 characters. Email: Please enter a valid email. Subject: Please … Read More

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AndorraAustriaBelgiumBrazilCanadaChileChinaCyprusFranceGermanyIsraelItalyLuxembourgNetherlandsPolandPortugalSingaporeSouth KoreaSpainSwedenSwitzerlandTurkeyUkraineUnited KingdomUSA Browse the PLG world map The parts of the world in which PLG is present are shown in dark blue.  Hover over these areas in red and click to see links to individual members. PLG World Map

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Cyprus
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Member Directory Markos Spanos & Co. – Nicosia

Extended Information Duties for Web Sites in Germany
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Article by Elisabeth Noltenius from our member firm SKW Schwarz in Berlin on “extended information duties for web sites in Germany”.  Companies that do business with consumers in Germany already have to comply with numerous information duties. The German Consumer … Read More

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Countries All Countries Andorra Argentina Austria Belgium Brazil Canada Chile China Cyprus France Germany Israel Italy Luxembourg Mexico Netherlands Poland Portugal Singapore South Korea Spain Sweden Switzerland Turkey Ukraine United Kingdom United States of America Services All Services Administrative & … Read More

France
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Member Directory Lmt Avocats – Paris Lamy Lexel Avocats Associés – Lyon WorldbookCountry Facts Corporate Dispute Resolution Labour Relations Protection of IP

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GDPR Draft Bill – Portugal
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Mónica Oliveira Costa from our Portugese member firm, Coelho Ribeiro e Associados has published an analysis of the Draft Bill for the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation which has been presented to the Parliament for approval before 25 May … Read More

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Germany
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Member Directory SKW Schwarz Rechtsanwälte – Munich SKW Schwarz Rechtsanwälte – Hamburg SKW Schwarz Rechtsanwälte – Frankfurt SKW Schwarz Rechtsanwälte – Düsseldorf SKW Schwarz Rechtsanwälte – Berlin WorldbookCountry Facts Corporate Dispute Resolution Labour Relations Protection of IP

How we began
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PLG partners and lawyers are experienced in advising clients engaged in international transactions Particular importance is placed upon the need to bridge not only legal and linguistic differences, but also cultural differences between negotiating parties, which is why clients often call upon … Read More

How we can help you
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With the globalization of markets, the legal environment has become more complex Therefore it is essential to have a global vision when seeking solutions to cross jurisdictional legal issues. Because of its approach and international organization, PLG is the ideal … Read More

International Knowledge with a local firm
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  Since its foundation in 1988, PLG has grown both inside and outside Europe into an international legal network encompassing over 1100 lawyers and notaries from 27 member firms  in more than 50 cities spread over 32 countries and 4 continents. PLG offers clients both the benefits of  working with … Read More

Israel
Israel
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Member Directory Pearl Cohen – Tel Aviv, Israel WorldbookCountry Facts Corporate Dispute Resolution Labour Relations Protection of IP

Italy
Italy
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Member Directory Studio Legale Marsaglia – Milan Studio Legale Biamonti – Rome WorldbookCountry Facts Corporate Dispute Resolution Labour Relations Protection of IP

Jeffrey Kramer, Troy & Gould
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Legal assistance in Canada “I would like to extend a public “thank you” to Micheline Dessureault [Joli-Coeur Lacasse, Quebec] for recent assistance on a personal matter. One of my family members got himself into serious trouble in Canada, and I … Read More

Lamy Lexel in Lyon assists OncoDesign and Bristol-Myers Squibb
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Aurélie DANTZIKIAN-FRACHON, partner in the Competition & Distribution department at Lamy Lexel, PLG’s member firm in Lyon, assisted the management team in the negotiations and contributed to finalize a major strategic collaboration between Oncodesign and Bristol-Myers Squibb.   To read more

Lamy Lexel named Lyon Law Firm of the Year 2017
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Every year, Law World magazine and the AFJE (French Association of Business Lawyers) organize the Lyon Business Lawyers ‘ awards to reward the best firms in the Rhône-Alpes region. The survey is carried out among several thousand lawyers and business … Read More

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Legal Information This web site is operated by PLG International Lawyers EEIG. (“PLG”). PLG is a European Economic Interest Group (Belgian Law 12th July 1989 based on Decree (EEC) n° 2137/85 of 25th July 1985) registered the Greffe du Tribunal de Commerce … Read More

Legal team at Joli-Coeur Lacasse expands
Legal team at Joli-Coeur Lacasse expands
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Eric Beauchesne, president of PLG’s Canadian member firm, is proud to announce that two new lawyers have joined their law firm. Hélène Beauséjour-Gagné will be based in Quebec and is specialized in Health Law. Francis Arnaud Marcotte will be based … Read More

Lexfield Rebranding
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Our Luxembourg member firm has developed and expanded over the years since they were founded in 2009 and to reflect this they have undergone a re-branding. You will find everything you need to know on their new website here.

Lmt Avocats, Paris, celebrates its 25th Anniversary
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Lmt Avocats, based in Paris and one of PLG’s founding members, celebrates its 25th Anniversary.   With its multicultural know-how and human-centred approach, Lmt Avocats assists French and foreign companies both locally and internationally. Congratulations! Read more

Local & International Law Firms
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Present Locally Globally All PLG member firms are well known and respected national or regional law firms who advise predominantly on business law and share a mutual multilingual and international culture.  The aim of PLG and its member firms is to offer quality … Read More

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Luxembourg
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Member Directory LexField S.à r.l. – Luxembourg

Marc Pussar
Marc Pussar on Crowdfunding in the Food Industry
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Marc Pussar from our member firm, SKW Schwarz in Frankfurt, has been interviewed for Food Service Europe and Middle East magazine, a trade journal for the hotel, restaurant and catering industry. The interview forms part of their current feature on … Read More

Membership Procedure
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In order to maintain our PLG family ethic, the process of membership can take a little while and often involves a period of pre-membership of the candidate firm  during which it  works together with existing PLG firms on a few referral assignments to … Read More

Micheline Dessureault, Joli-Coeur Lacasse
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PLG members help salvage a retirement dream “This poor Canadian couple, on their around-the-globe sailing trip, lost their boat that sank in the Baleares. Goods friends of our Canadian member (Joli-Coeur Lacasse), the couple not only lost their dream but … Read More

Netherlands
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Member Directory Schaap Advocaten Notarissen – Rotterdam WorldbookCountry Facts Corporate Dispute Resolution Labour Relations Protection of IP

New Member News
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It is with great pleasure that we can announce Cayad, Mexico, have joined the PLG Family. Cayad is a multidisciplinary law firm based in Mexico City since 2003 with over 15 practicing lawyers.
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New partner at Joli-Coeur Lacasse, Quebec
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Éric Beauchesne, president of Joli-Cœur Lacasse, PLG’s member firm in Canada, is proud to announce that Véronique Néron is the new partner of the law firm.  Véronique Néron joined Joli-Coeur Lacasse in 2003 and is specialized in civil and commercial … Read More

New PLG Member in Israel
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The partners at our former Israel member firm, D.Mirkin & Co, have merged with Pearl Cohen, who now becomes our PLG member firm in Israel. Based in Tel Aviv, with offices in Haifa, Israel, as well as New York and … Read More

News from Brazil
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Every month our Brazilian member firm, Murray Advogados, publishes a newsletter in English summarising news affecting business in Brazil. Please find the latest newsletter here: Newsletter June – July 2018  

News from our Brazil firm
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The most important Brazilian legal publication, “Análise Advocacia 500” that has been published this week for the year 2016, listed, once more, Murray – Advogados among the most admired law firms in the country. The partner, Alberto Murray Neto, has also been … Read More

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Newsletter Brazil – May 2016
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Murray Advogados, PLG’s member firm in São Paulo, Brazil, have issued their May 2016 newsletter with interesting articles on the economy in Brazil, including articles on foreign investment by among others “Envision Energy”, China’s second largest wind energy plant and … Read More

Newsletter Brazil – October 2016
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Newsletter published by Murray Advogados, our member firm in São Paulo Brazil, giving a résumé of a whole range of economic and legal issues such as “Ports Law to undergo changes aiming at faster private investment”, “Power distributors promise investments” … Read More

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Newsletter Brazil – September-October 2016
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Newsletter issued by Murray Advogados in São Paulo featuring résumés of the following articles*: – Government plans to limit regulatory reach over concession auctions – Chamber of deputies prepares changes in repatriation law – China proposes binational company to build … Read More

Newsletter Brazil, Murray Advogados – March 2016
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March 2016 newsletter issued by Murray Advogados, Brazil, featuring articles such such as “Brazil aims to free auto trade with Argentina, Mexico”, “Distributors seek solution for oversupply from forward contracts”, etc. Download the newsletter

Newsletter Murray Adv. – March 2016
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March 2016 newsletter issued by Murray Advogados, PLG’s member firm in São Paulo with articles on a number of economic and legal issues, such as “Citigroup to exit retail banking in Brazil, Argentina”, “Bambu seeks partnership with Chinese to operate … Read More

November/December Newsletter – Brazil
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Murray Advogados PLG The November/December newsletter from Murray Advogados, our firm in Brazil, giving information on industry developments in and affecting Brazil. Please read the full article here.

Partnership with INSEAD
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PLG will partner with INSEAD, one of the world’s top business schools, on their first Lawyers’ Strategic Management Programme. Please contact Central Office for more details of the course, which will start in May, and a special offer for PLG lawyers.… Read More

PLG Bulletin IT, IP & E-Commerce – Spring 2016
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Bulletin issued by PLG’s IP, IT & E-Commerce mutual interest group, featuring articles on “Prize Competition” in France, Germany and Italy and on “On-Line Gambling, Betting and Gaming” in Portugal. Download the newsletter

PLG has moved to Luxembourg
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PLG International Lawyers has been based in Brussels, Belgium since its inception in the late 1980s. Following the retirement of its first Network Coordinator, Julienne Laveaux in May this year, we have moved to Luxembourg. Our new Network Coordinator, Rebecca … Read More

PLG Meetings – Berlin
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It is time for the first PLG get-together of the year and for the next four days we will be in Berlin at the Ellington Hotel. On the programme will be presentations on the vibrant Berlin start-up sector and the real … Read More

PLG Meetings in Brussels 16-19 June 2016
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  As many as 65 PLG lawyers from more than 20 countries came to Brussels, where we were received by our Belgian member firm Tondreau & Partners.   Interesting presentations were given by David Ireland from Trace International on “Anti-Bribery” and … Read More

PLG Meetings in Geneva
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Around 40 lawyers from all over the world were warmly welcomed to a very chilly Geneva last week for the first PLG meetings of the year.… Read More

PLG Meetings in Manchester
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The second PLG event of the year was hosted by Pannone Corporate in Manchester from 15-18th June at the Innside by Melia hotel. The meetings were a great success, and in between networking and development of PLG projects, we were treated to a tour … Read More

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PLG Meetings in Tel Aviv
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The Autumn PLG meetings are taking place in Tel Aviv from 3-6 November 2016 and will be hosted by D. Mirkin & Co., PLG’s member firm in Israel.  Fifty PLG lawyers from all over the world will be participating in the … Read More

PLG meetings Luxembourg
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PLG lawyers from all over the world met in Luxembourg City from 3 – 6 March 2016, where they were welcomed by Pierre-Yves Magerotte, partner at LexField, PLG’s member firm in Luxembourg. Very interesting topics such as ” Islamic Banking” (presentation by Anouar … Read More

PLG Membership News
PLG Membership News
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We are delighted to annouce that we have two new members who have joined the PLG family. Tomas Rudenstam and his team have moved to Foyen who are now our member firm for Sweden. You can read more about Foyen here. Secondly David … Read More

Poland
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Member Directory Kancelaria Prawna KKS Legal – Warsaw WorldbookLabour Relations Protection of IP

Portugal
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Member Directory Coelho Ribeiro & Associados – Lisbon WorldbookCountry Facts Corporate Dispute Resolution Labour Relations Protection of IP

Practice Areas & Industries
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Practice Areas The following list of practice areas is not restrictive, some of our member firms have great expertise in “niche” areas of law.  More information is available on their local web sites. Administrative & public law Arbitration adjudication litigation … Read More

Promotions at Joli-Coeur Lacasse
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Our member firm in Canada, Joli Coeur Lacasse, have announced the promotion of four of their team members. On behalf of all their PLG colleagues, we would like to congratulate Manon Lavoie (Montréal), Antoine La Rue, Olivier Tousignant and Alexandre Brousseau (Quebec City).
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Publications
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Recent Posts News in Brief Lamy Lexel, France – May 2016Featuring among others articles on ” Strengthening of the legal measures to reduce payment periods“, ” Sale of a French company and information for employees“, ” Transfer pricing: transfer of benefits between a … Read More

Sehan Law – PLG’s new member firm in South Korea
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PLG has great pleasure in welcoming Sehan Law as our new member firm in South Korea. Sehan Law is composed of more than 50 attorneys who provide high-quality work in practice areas such as domestic/international litigation and arbitration, M&A, corporate … Read More

Singapore
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Member Directory Tan Rajah & Cheah – Singapore

Spain
Spain
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Member Directory Pintó Ruiz & Del Valle – Palma de Mallorca Pintó Ruiz & Del Valle – Madrid Pintó Ruiz & Del Valle – Barcelona WorldbookCountry Facts Corporate Dispute Resolution Labour Relations Protection of IP

Studio Legale Marsaglia - Milan
Spain and Italy close a deal
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A €50,000,000 deal was closed on the 7th of June 2018 between a client referred to Studio Legale Marsaglia by Carlos Noguera from Bufete Pinto Ruiz of Barcelona and an Italian company providing for the reconstruction development, lease and management … Read More

Sweden
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Member Directory Foyen – Sweden WorldbookCorporate

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Switzerland
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Member Directory Canonica Valticos de Preux + associés – Geneva

The evolution of Sports Law in Spain
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Interview with José Juan Pintó from PLG’s member firm in Barcelona The prestigious Corporate INTL Magazine interviews José Juan Pintó Sala, partner at Pintó Ruiz & Del Valle, PLG’s member firm in Barcelona, about the evolution of Sports Law in … Read More

The PLG Academy for Young Lawyers
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2018 is the year of our 30th anniversary, and, in partnership with Catolica Global School of Law, Lisbon, we are proud to introduce our Summer Academy on Lawyering Excellence for Young Lawyers.  Combining the experience of senior PLG lawyers with … Read More

Pintó Ruiz & Del Valle, Barcelona - mention in Chambers Europe 2016
The Spanish Media Market
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Article by Yago Vázquez and Jordi López, both partners at Pintó Ruiz & Del Valle, PLG’s member firm in Spain, about the Spanish Media Market. The media sector in Spain started recovering in 2015 and, thanks to a more favorable … Read More

Turkey
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Member Directory Özgün Law Firm – Istanbul WorldbookCountry Facts Corporate Labour Relations Protection of IP

UK: upcoming changes to the Companies Act 2006
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Article by Arshnoor Amershi, solicitor in the Corporate Team at Pannone Corporate LLP, PLG’s member firm in Manchester, on upcoming changes to the companies act 2006 brought about by the small business, enterprise and employment act 2015. Read more

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Ukraine
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Member Directory Eterna Law – Kyiv WorldbookCorporate Labour Relations Protection of IP

United Kingdom
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Member Directory Pannone Corporate LLP – Manchester Pannone Corporate LLP – London

USA
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Member Directory TroyGould PC – Los Angeles WorldbookDispute Resolution

Want to become a member?
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Relationship based on trust and friendship Bearing in mind how we began and our early decision in terms of identity and work philosophy, PLG has approached membership selection carefully, with only a few new members being admitted in each period … Read More

World Book
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PLG is an international network of law firms covering 25 jurisdictions. In an effort to provide our clients with a truly global perspective on legal issues, we have produced the PLG World Book containing contributions on topics such as :- Corporate … Read More