Goodwin Procter LLP advised Cole Credit Property Trust II Inc. on its agreement to merge with Spirit Realty Capital Inc. in a stock transaction that would create a company with 2,012 properties in 48 U.S. states. Ropes & Gray LLP represented the Special Committee of CCPT II. Latham & Watkins LLP advised Spirit.
A British Airways clerk who was sent home for wearing a cross to work won a judgment at the European Court of Human Rights over her claims that U.K. judges failed to protect her religious freedom when they ruled against her.
Intercontinental Bank Plc , a Nigerian lender bailed out by the country’s central bank, won a U.K. court order freezing 83 million pounds ($127 million) in assets held by its former chief executive officer.
Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing Ltd.’s bid for the London Metal Exchange, the most expensive bourse merger over $1 billion, may succeed in gaining the approval of regulators who’ve scuttled $32 billion of similar cross-border deals.