- Monday, October 30, 2017
Studio Rock (Milan, Italy) and Mercer & Hole (London, England) started a new collaboration this year: an International “Professional” Exchange Program for their associates. The two firms are giving their associates the opportunity to spend a period of about six months working for the other firm. Luca Viel, Senior Associate at Studio Rock was the first to pursue this opportunity, spending 8 months this year at Mercer & Hole's offices in London.
- Wednesday, August 23, 2017
MSK (Los Angeles, California, USA) Represents Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. in Deal to Acquire Majority Stake in MoviePass™, Unlimited Movie Subscription Service
MSK client Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc. (Nasdaq: HMNY) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a majority stake in movie subscription technology company MoviePass Inc. for $27,000,000 of cash and stock of HMNY. The deal further implements HMNY’s growth strategy of expanding into industries with opportunities for big data and artificial intelligence innovations.
- Monday, June 12, 2017
Mallette LLP has recently been listed among the Top 25 largest accounting firms in Quebec for 2017 by les affaires. With more than 800 employees, Mallette ranked as the fifth largest firm in the region and is currently growing at a rate of more than 10% per year.
- Monday, June 12, 2017
On March 27th (2017), Unicomer Group Co. Ltd. closed a private placement of senior notes in international markets for US$350 million. These instruments, with a maturity set for 2024 and at a 7.875% rate, were issued in compliance with Regulation 144A/Regulation S of the U.S. Securities Act and were guaranteed by Unicomer subsidiaries throughout the Western Hemisphere. Hunte & Co. Partner Laura S. Arthur was selected to provide legal counsel for the British Virgin Islands.
Unicomer Group is a leading retailer of durable goods in Latin America and the Caribbean, focused in medium and average income sectors. They also serve the Hispanic and Caribbean population in Texas and New York (United States). Unicomer sells many products, including household appliances, electronic goods, furniture, motorcycles, mobile devices, computers and clothing. It has branches in 24 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, operating 1,061 stores, under various brands.
- Thursday, February 23, 2017
TAG Alliances members in Sydney, Australia, Piper Alderman (TAGLaw) and ESV (TIAG), are collaborating with TIAG member LehmanBrown (Beijing & Shanghai, China) to host an exclusive "Doing Business in China" Seminar on Thursday 30 March.
Russell Brown OBE, Managing Partner of LehmanBrown will provide an overview of the current business environment on the ground in China. Russell is also the Director and Treasurer of the Australian Chamber of Commerce in China and has been involved with establishing and developing business in China for the past 28 years.
Russell will help demystify the Chinese market, specifically key taxation, accounting and compliance obligations for both business entities and individuals, and will identify key operational challenges, local rules and cross-border risks of doing business in China.