A New AML Procedure For French Companies

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

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 Valentine’s Day Acquisition

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

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

Antonia Marsaglia selected by Who’s Who Legal

Antonia Marsaglia, from Studio Legale Marsaglia, Milan, has been selected by Who’s Who Legal as one of Italy’s four most impressive mediators. She is described as “an excellent mediator” working from a “top-tier practice”. Read more here: WWL LEGAL 2018

Brazil – Repatriation of Funds Law

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

GDPR Draft Bill – Portugal

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

GPDR: Now what?

Blessing or… just a burden?  Data Protection Legislation around the World: learn from PLG Lawyers in Canada, Italy, Germany and France the result of Data Protection laws implementation in each of these countries. – Eva Ochoa, President of the PLG … Read More

Impacts of COVID 19 in Brazil

Our member firm in Brazil, Murray Advogados, has published an article on the contractual impacts of COVID 19. You will find that article here: Contractual Implications of Covid 19 – Brazil Furthermore you can read their article on the impact … Read More

Legal team at Joli-Coeur Lacasse expands

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

Legislation on gambling – Ukraine

The law on legalization of gambling business was signed by the President of Ukraine on August 11th. Online and offline gambling has been restricted in Ukraine since 2009. The Law provides for regulation in the following areas of gambling: ∙ … Read More

Lexfield Rebranding

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.

LexField, Luxembourg, launches FideField

To complement their legal services our member firm in Luxembourg, LexField, has recently established a sister company. FideField offers a wide range of corporate operational solutions and services: (i) corporation administration, (ii) accounting & tax, (iii) business & family advisory … Read More

Lmt Avocats, Paris, celebrates its 25th Anniversary

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

Looking back at 2018

In 2018 PLG International Lawyers turned 30. With a steady growth across the years we now have 29 member firms across the globe. Meetings Our February meetings were hosted by Canonica Valticos & de Preux in Geneva. In June we … Read More

New Legal Year in Milan

Antonia Marsaglia, from our Milanese member firm, Studio Legale Marsaglia, is acting as a moderator during the inauguration ceremony of the New Legal Year in Milan this week. The brochure for the event is available for download here : 191212_Ordine-degli-Avvocati_programma_ita.

New Member News

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

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

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

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: I bought Valium tablets and came home, climbed on the Internet and read the instruction … Read More

News from our Brazil firm

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

Newsletter – Murray Advogados

Please click below for the latest news in English from our member firm in Brazil, Murray Advogados, including the reaction on the markets to the recent elections.   Newsletter Oct-Nov2018

Newsletter – Murray Advogados, Brazil

Please click the link below to find the latest news from Brazil, covering the economy, legal and political developments and compiled by our Brazilian firm, Murray Advogados. Murray Advogados Newsletter Feb 2020

Newsletter Brazil – May 2016

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

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

Newsletter Brazil – September-October 2016

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 from Murray Advogados, Brazil

Our member firm in Brazil, Murray Advogados, have recently published their February – March newsletter with news in English affacting Brazilian law and economy matters.   Please click here to download. Newsletter Feb-Mar 2019

Newsletter Murray Adv. – March 2016

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

Partnership with INSEAD

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 Congress 2019

  Every five years at PLG we hold a four day meeting, the PLG Congress. This is different to the regular meetings that we hold three times a year – it is the opportunity for firms to send more participants … Read More

PLG has moved to Luxembourg

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. When you reduce the dose, … Read More

PLG Meetings – Berlin

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

  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 Manchester

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

PLG meetings Luxembourg

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

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

Spain and Italy close a deal

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

The evolution of Sports Law in Spain

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

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

The PLG Summer Academy – video

As announced last summer, in September 2018 14 young lawyers from across the network went to Lisbon, Portugal, for a week of team building and legal practice classes, based at and in partnership with Catolica Global School of Law. The event … Read More

The Spanish Media Market

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

UK: upcoming changes to the Companies Act 2006

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