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TK Markets is assisting BOS Best Of Steel of Germany to Bring its Portable Steel Storage Containers to the U.S. Market.

BOS GmbH Best Of Steel of Germany, is bringing its portable steel storage containers to the U.S. market. Quick Build containers travel flat packed and can be assembled easily without tools in just minutes. Containers come in six different sizes and can be accompanied with numerous accessories, including electric package (electric outlet and light), access ramp, shelving systems, and racks to support tools, clothing or cable/hose. For the past two years BOS has partnered with TK Markets in the Finnish, Swedish,...

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SEC Hits the ‘Reset Button’ on Failure to Supervise Liability for Legal and Compliance Personnel

SEC Hits the ‘Reset Button’ on Failure to Supervise Liability for Legal and Compliance Personnel Friday, October 18, 2013 | This article originally appeared in the October 2013 issue of NSCP Currents. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) – quietly, and with little fanfare – released an informal statement of policy in the form of frequently asked questions (FAQ), in which it addressed its recent case against Ted Urban.1 In doing so, the SEC shed light on when and how...

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GRANITO Collaborates in the Creation of Sardinia’s Portal on Internationalization

GRANITO's Team recently won the bid with BIC Sardinia to write and design a special section of the Sardinia's portal "Sardegna Impresa e Sviluppo", that will be dedicated entirely to internationalization. BIC Sardinia is the in-house agency of the Region of Sardinia to promote local growth and development. There are more than 160 Business Innovation Centers active in Europe, coordinated by EBN (the European BIC Network) as an European center for excellence in innovation, incubation and entrepreneurship. BIC operates as part...

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Littler Mendelson Combines with Firms in Colombia and Costa Rica

Littler Joins with Godoy Córdoba Abogados and BDS Asesores to Further Global Reach; Enhances Ability to Serve Multinational Clients Seeking Labor and Employment Solutions Throughout Latin America. Littler Mendelson, P.C. (Littler), the world’s largest employment and labor law firm representing management, will combine with Colombian law firm Godoy Córdoba Abogados and Costa Rican law firm BDS Asesores under the name “Littler Global.” Effective October 1, Littler’s expansion into Central America and further development in South America solidifies its position as...

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Pirelli Featured In New “Global Compact 100” Sustainability Stock Index

Stock market performance of 100 companies selected over-performed market, with 12-month return of more than 25% EACCNY member Pirelli Tires is proud to announce its inclusion in a new stock index launched by the UN Global Compact in partnership with research firm Sustainalytics. The index, called the “Global Compact 100”, includes 100 companies selected according to their commitment to the Global Compact ten principles, executive leadership commitment, and consistent base-line profitability. In announcing the new index, in which Pirelli is...

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Trimont Real Estate Advisors Opens London Office Expanding Global Footprint

LONDON (September 2013) — Trimont Real Estate Advisors, an independent third-party commercial real estate service provider with approximately 45 billion euros ($60 billion) of invested capital under management, has opened a London office to serve commercial real estate lenders and investors throughout Europe. London operations are led by Jaymon Jones, formerly a vice president at Morgan Stanley Mortgage Servicing and a former director of strategic initiatives at the Commercial Real Estate Finance Council Europe. He joins 220 other Trimont professionals...

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Investors Choose France for the Excellence of its Perfume & Cosmetics Industry

France is more than ever being recognized by international investors looking for opportunities in the perfume and cosmetics sector. There has been an increase recently in the number of companies seeking to invest in this sector, such as the American giant Estée Lauder, which is keen to expand its operations in France,or the Japanese company Adan Silk which has opted to locate its first international operations in France. An historical expertise The success of perfumery in France is, of course, not...

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Pepper Attorneys Presenting at Cross-Border M&A and Litigation Forum

A group of Pepper Attorneys will be Presenting on "A Discussion Looking at Cross-Border Deals in the Auto Industry" at Cross-Border M&A and Litigation Forum on Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at Harvard Club New York. Technology has made the world a smaller and more accessible place, allowing cross-border and multi-national deals to become a viable way to increase revenue. Companies need to be able to craft an M&A deal, consider all international and local standard practices, regulations and laws, as...

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Pepper Hamilton Client Alert: Broker in Disguise?

In the September 2013 Private Equity Manager's challenge, Pepper Hamilton partners Christopher Rossi and Gregory Nowak explain when a firm may need to consider registering as a brokerdealer with the SEC. THE CHALLENGE Can the employees of ABC Capital, a private equity firm and investment advisor to PE Fund I, solicit potential investors for PE Fund II without ABC Capital being required to register as a broker-dealer? (Editors note: A more complete response to this month’s challenge, which addresses deal fees and...

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Dillon Eustace: CIMA Consultation on Corporate Governance Statement of Guidance for Mutual Funds

Background: Following receipt of feedback on its January 2013 consultation on corporate governance for the financial services industry, the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA”) has proposed a Statement of Guidance on Corporate Governance specifically for Mutual Funds (“SOG-MF”). The SOG-MF provides for the first time in the Cayman Islands bespoke guidance on corporate governance standards specifically for the mutual funds industry. The SOG-MF will extend not only to licenced funds, but also to Cayman registered and administered funds (“Funds”). The proposed...

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