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Marketers Discuss Credentialing Strategies

On May 12, Sorana Ionita of Malta-based WH Partners led a group of our member marketers in a discussion of best practices for being credentialed in legal directories such as Chambers and Partners or Legal 500. The group discussed topics such as: a process for completing submissions, managing lawyer expectations, developing relationships with researchers, and


Energy Group Discusses Offshore Petroleum

On May 4, Daniel Vlăsceanu of Vlăsceanu, Nyerges & Partners (Bucharest) and Rafael Fernando Feldmann of Cascione, Pulino & Boulos Advogados (São Paulo) led a discussion about offshore petroleum production. They displayed maps identifying local offshore blocks, gave an overview of past and current regimes, and remarked on current challenges and opportunities, including the effects


Meet Your Ally: Members Will Connect + Engage at Ally Law’s 2022 AGM

Ally Law will host its 2022 Annual General Meeting May 24 through 28 in Zurich, Switzerland. Hosted by member firm Blum and Grob, this is Ally Law’s 32nd AGM and the first in-person global conference since 2019. Said Paul Franke, president of Ally Law and a partner in Denver-based member firm Moye White, “Our AGM


Congratulations on Members in Legal 500 EMEA

Nine of our members were ranked the 2022 Legal 500 EMEA Guide across 59 practice areas, including real estate and construction, insurance, dispute resolution, white-collar crime, banking and finance, corporate/M&A, healthcare and life sciences, tax, employment among others. EMEA Rankings include: England: Edwin Coe, LLP – Tier 2, M&A: Smaller Deals, Up To £50M; Tier


Members Share Marketing Best Practices

On April 6, Brie Leung of Chicago-based member Much, led 23 members from 8 jurisdictions in a discussion about marketing and recruiting best practices. Program Overview Ally members’ marketing staff and lawyers heading up marketing within their firms are navigating the “Great Resignation” while continuing to keep the marketing plates spinning. Whether actively recruiting new


Members Discuss Global Privacy Policy

On March 23, Lisandro Frene of Argentinian member Richards, Cardinal, Tützer, Zabala, Zaefferer, led 37 members and 15 clients from 7 jurisdictions in a discussion about the classification of controller or processor with respect to law firm and client data. Program Overview Since the enactment of GDPR, law firms are frequently required by clients to


Tax Lawyers Discuss Remote Work Implications

On February 22, 12 lawyers from 11 jurisdictions met to discuss if there is increased clarity on taxation surrounding permanent establishment and remote workers since the pandemic began two years ago. Topics included: Current level of remote workers and perception on whether or not this is the new way of doing business Tax guidance in


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