Linklaters LLP advised ThyssenKrupp AG, Germany’s largest steelmaker, on its agreement to sell its U.S. plant to ArcelorMittal and Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp. as it seeks to offload operations that are the worst investments in its more than 200-year history.
Anthony Hobley, global head of sustainability and climate change at Norton Rose Fulbright LLP in London, will leave the law firm to join the Carbon Tracker Initiative as its first chief executive officer on Feb. 1.
TeliaSonera AB fired Chief Financial Officer Per-Arne Blomquist and three other senior executives as the fallout from an ethics investigation into the Swedish phone company’s business practices in former Soviet countries widened.
Leonard M. Leiman, who led the securities-law practice at New York-based Reavis & McGrath when it merged in 1988 with Fulbright & Jaworski in what was then among the largest such marriages in history, has died. He was 82.
Scott Hammond, the former head of criminal enforcement in the U.S. Justice Department’s antitrust division, will join Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP as a partner in Washington focusing on criminal antitrust and international cartel matters.