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The Prague and Warsaw offices of Noerr have joined the firm's multi-jurisdictional team in advising the electronics manufacturer Luxshare on the financing of the strategic acquisition of ZF Friedrichshafen’s Global Body Control Systems Unit. With this transaction, the group from Hong Kong also took over the Radio Frequency Electronics product line.

In its judgment of September 7, 2017, the Court of Justice of the European Union accepted the arguments made by CHSH on behalf of STRABAG, issuing what the firm is calling "the first ever preliminary ruling on a question relating to the Merger Regulation."

Norton Rose Fulbright has advised a consortium of banks consisting of Bank Polska Kasa Opieki S.A., Bank Handlowy w Warszawie S.A., mBank S.A., and ING Bank Slaski S.A. on a complex transaction involving the grant of EUR 160 million and PLN 380 million in financing to Polish, Romanian, and German companies from the Cersanit Group and a PLN 100 million corporate bond issue placed on the Polish market. Bank Polska Kasa Opieki S.A. acted as agent and security agent. White & Case reportedly advised Cersanit on the deal.

White & Case has advised the lenders and hedging banks, including JBIC, NEXI, SMBC, MUFG, Standard Chartered Bank, Nippon Life Insurance Company, Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, and the Iyo Bank, on the USD 1.83 billion financing of the 2,682-bed Ikitelli Hospital public private partnership (PPP) in Istanbul, Turkey. Willkie, Farr & Gallagher advised the consortium leading the financing, construction, and operation of the Ikitelli Hospital campus, which includes Ronesans Health Investment and Sojitz.

Egemenoglu is working alongside co-counsel Butzel Long in representing Lotus Holding Anonim Sirketi in an Energy Charter Treaty claim against Turkmenistan at ICSID involving the Turkish group’s investment in two power plants and a refinery. Curtis Mallet-Prevost Colt & Mosle is representing Turkmenistan in the action, which is based on both the ECT and the 1997 Turkey-Turkmenistan bilateral investment treaty.