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BAKER & MCKENZIE LLP: Sarah Helfers Rejoins Baker McKenzie, Boosting Cross-border Transactional Practice

Baker McKenzie announced today that Sarah Helfers has joined the Chicago office as Counsel in the Corporate & Securities Group, bringing to the Firm a unique skillset as a corporate practitioner with a complementary background in tax.

BAKER & MCKENZIE LLP: Baker McKenzie advises on $3bn sale of MagicLab to Blackstone

Leading global law firm, Baker McKenzie, is advising the majority shareholders of MagicLab, the growing family of brands that built, owns, and operates market-leading dating and social networking apps, Badoo, Bumble, Chappy, and Lumen, on the sale of a majority stake in MagicLab to funds managed by Blackstone.

ATLAS RESEARCH: Atlas Research CEO Robin Portman Wins 2019 GovCon Executive of the Year Award

Atlas Research President and Chief Executive Officer Robin Portman received the 2019 Executive of the Year award in the up to $75 million category at the 17th Annual Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards™.

DANAHER CORPORATION: Danaher Announces Pricing of Senior Notes Offering

Danaher estimates that the net proceeds from the sale of the senior notes in this offering will be approximately $3.97 billion, after deducting the underwriting discounts and estimated offering expenses payable by Danaher.

BAKER BOTTS: Baker Botts Successfully Obtains $900,000 in Recompense for Wrongfully Convicted Client, Hubert James Williams

Baker Botts, L.L.P., is thrilled to announce that D.C. lawyers Kristen Lloyd, Jana Seidl, Dan Starck, and Andrew George, successfully obtained a recovery of over $900,000 for their homeless pro bono client, Hubert James Williams, as recompense for spending 12 years in jail for a crime he did not commit.

BAKER BOTTS: Baker Botts Represents Innophos in its Sale to One Rock Capital Partners for $32.00 per Share

Innophos Holdings, Inc. (“Innophos” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ:IPHS), a leading international producer of essential ingredients, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with an affiliate of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC (“One Rock”), a leading middle-market private equity firm, whereby One Rock will acquire all of Innophos’ outstanding shares for $32.00 per share in cash in a transaction valued at approximately $932 million, including the assumption of debt.

AMTRAK: All Aboard For Autumn Colors Express

Rail Excursion Management LLC., in cooperation with Amtrak, will operate the Autumn Colors Express on Oct. 25, 26, and 27 from Huntington to Hinton, West Virginia.

BAKER & MCKENZIE LLP: Veleka Peeples-Dyer and Khelin Aiken Boost the Firm’s Regulatory and Life Sciences Capabilities

Baker McKenzie has added two partners focusing on FDA regulatory and biopharmaceutical compliance matters to the Washington, D.C. office

BAKER BOTTS: Baker Botts Files SCOTUS Amicus Brief on the Controversial Antitrust Topic of “Refusals to Deal”

In a timely case about whether a company with market power must accommodate customers who are also rivals, Baker Botts Antitrust and Competition Law Chair and Partner, Maureen Ohlhausen and Senior Associate, Jody Boudreault petitioned the United States Supreme Court on behalf of Dr. Janusz Ordover, Senior Consultant with Compass Lexecon, to grant certiorari to uphold the correct standard in Trendsettah USA v.

ATLAS NETWORK: Atlas Network Helps Fire Achieve 33 Policy Wins

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) has led the fight for free speech on college campuses since the organization was founded in 1999.

AMERICAN BANKERS ASSOCIATION: ABA Applauds FFIEC Support of Cybersecurity Profile

“We applaud the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council for its support of the industry-developed Cybersecurity Profile, which is based on the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s cybersecurity framework.

ATLAS RESEARCH: Atlas Research Wins Contract to Modernize Claims Processing for Separating Servicemembers

Atlas Research, in partnership with Amida and our protégé company Prometheus Federal Services (PFS), is working with the Department of Veterans Affairs to modernize disability compensation claims processing for separating servicemembers.

ATLANTIC COUNCIL: Atlantic Council Announces Councilors Program to Advance Public-Private Leadership

The Atlantic Council announced today the launch and inaugural members of its nomination-only Councilors Program, an initiative aimed at convening a results-oriented group of private sector leaders dedicated to more actively exploring and acting on issues at the intersection of business, foreign policy, and politics that will shape the global future.

ATLAS RESEARCH: Atlas Research’s Ken Kizer Testifies on Veterans’ Access to Health Care

Atlas Research’s Chief Healthcare Transformation Officer and Senior Executive Vice President, Dr. Kenneth W. Kizer, testified before the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs on Veterans’ timely access to health care.


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