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The lawyer Igor Popa was appointed as "leading lawyer" in Republic of Moldova by the renowned British publication "International Financial Law Review” (IFLR 1000), for his work in the fields of Banking, Mergers and Acquisitions, Capital Markets, Public-Privat Partnership and Private Financial Initiatives.

Read more: Igor Popa - designated leading lawyer in the IFLR 1000 ranking


Corral & Rosales, a prominent intellectual property law firm in Ecuador, has merged with the Quito intellectual property boutique firm Estudio Juridico Gallegos. The merger creates one of the strongest intellectual property practice groups in Latin America.

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The Mexican glass manufacturer Vitro, S.A.B. de C.V., closed the year announcing the acquisition of Pittsburgh Glass Works LLC ("PGW"), for a total amount of US$310 million.

Read more: Kuri Breña helps Vitro to obtain loan for PGW acquisition


January 2017 is marking the end of a significant deal of acquisition started by the attorneys of the LEADELL Pilv Law Office already in 2016, in which legal counselling was provided to the foundation Tartu Ülikooli Kliinikum and hospital Valga Haigla AS.

As a result of the transaction, the foundation obtained 51% of the shares of the Valga hospital, the other shareholder being the Town of Valga.

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Hassan Elhais of Al Rowaad Advocates & Legal Consultant (United Arab Emirates) was recently recognized by Acquisition International as UAE’s Leading Adviser of the Year for 2016. 

Mr Elhais says the award is a great recognition of his skills and abilities, though he acknowledges the great support of his talented team who have helped him provide such outstanding services to his valued clients. Acquisition International is a corporate finance digital magazine that is part of a UK-based publishing house producing more than 200 magazines, supplements and websites.

Read more: Hassan Elhais Recognized as "UAE Leading Adviser of the Year 2016”