Despite heightened financial market volatility and global economic uncertainty leading to a slightly more subdued picture for global office demand during the first quarter of 2016, supply shortages and limited new deliveries have kept the leasing environment highly competitive in many of the world’s dominant office markets.
The MAPFRE Corporate Volunteering Program, organized by the Fundación MAPFRE VOLUNTEER Program ended with a total of 541,708 direct beneficiaries from the different acts of solidarity undertaken by volunteers in 21 countries including America, Asia and Spain.
The next class for the Global Sports Law Companion Program with Columbia University begins on September 6, 2016. A few seats are still available. If you are interested in learning more about the program and would like to apply, please visit us at http://www.isde.us/global-sports-law-columbia-university-companion-program/
Air Europa continues to make steady progress in the renovation of its long-haul fleet. In addition to the progressive incorporation, from now until 2022, the company will reconfigure three of its Airbus 330-200 aircrafts with same features as the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, which are already flying to Sao Paulo and New York.
James received his award at a ceremony held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London.
The judges recognized James' successful leadership of the firm and the continued progress of the firm overall in 2015.
Clyde & Co was commended for having one of the strongest financial performances among its international peer group and its continued expansion around the world.
Baker & McKenzie advised Mohammed I. Alsubeaei & Sons Investment Company (“MASIC”), a leading private equity investment company based in Saudi Arabia, in a $219 million dollar murabaha facility to construct a luxury condominium development. MASIC provided the mezzanine financing for the development project, 45 Park Place, located in New York's TriBeCa neighborhood. This deal highlights the expansion of Islamic financing into the U.S. real estate market.
Award winner Ohio Insurance Institute cites the importance of education, as the industry will need to cover 26,000 openings by 2020.
Her Majesty Queen Sofía of Spain presented today the International Insurance Award (Julio Castelo Matrán) to Ohio Insurance Institute (OII), for its significant and innovative contribution to the sector with the launch of www.insurancecareers.org.
Every year, the new international LOEWE Craft Prize will showcase and celebrate the work of exceptionally talented artisans working in a range of craft-based professions. With the goal of highlighting newness and artistic merit in modern craftsmanship, as well as the underestimated importance of craft in today’s culture, the prize will be awarded to a work of superior aesthetic value, created by reinterpreting traditional methods to make them relevant for our time.
Telefónica is excited to share the recent launch of SIELE, the new universal online standard for measuring and certifying Spanish language proficiency. SIELE exam centers are now being established in the United States. The most studied foreign language in the country and the second most spoken language in the world just became more valuable.
Spanish Macroeconomic Residential Real Estate Research: Since Arcano published their recent macro research (Spanish Residential Real Estate: Update, Feb 2016) data has supported their vision.
View published report here.
On December 18, 2015, President Obama signed into law the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act. In this tax legislation, many provisions favorable to charitable giving and tax exempt organizations have been extended permanently, and, in certain situations, expanded.
The Program for Leadership Development (PLD) is beginning March 14th.
The PLD is specifically designed for high-potential managers who are on track to assume higher leadership positions within their organizations
On December 9, officials from BBVA Compass and the University of Alabama at Birmingham officially debuted the city’s newest sports venue, BBVA Compass Field, and marked the start of its final phase of construction by having an MLS midfielder lead students from Glen Iris Elementary through drills on the Blazers’ pristine soccer pitch.
Record-level asking rents between 42nd to 59th Streets on Fifth Avenue ranging from $860 to $3,500 per square foot have led to a 3.1 percent increase of available space on the high street corridor from the same period last year.
Goya Foods, the largest Hispanic-owned food company in the United States, opens new state of the art and sustainable corporate headquarters in New Jersey as part of a $500 million global expansion over the past 10 years.
Designer Agatha Ruiz de la Prada continues to be one of the most creative and surprising designers in the fashion world. In 2015, her daughter Cosima and son Tristan, have joined the management team of the company (eager to bring their youthful ambition and international experience to breathe new life into the brand).
The Vicente Ferrer Foundation has helped 2.5 million people escape the vicious cycle of poverty throughout Southern India. While we have made significant progress, there is still much more we can do to end poverty together.
Our "Doing Business Globally" program, was held on October 14, 15, 16 and 21, and drew nearly 850 executives, including dozens of general counsels, senior in-house counsels, tax executives and other senior business executives. The program took place in Houston, Dallas, Toronto and Chicago.
Baker & McKenzie has bolstered its Corporate & Securities Practice in New York by adding Debra Dandeneau and Peter Goodman, two prominent bankruptcy lawyers. The pair brings decades of experience in insolvency and restructuring matters, further strengthening the Firm's transactional capabilities in New York and North America.