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1 Law around the world May 2015

2 Contents Recognition 02 Norton Rose Fulbright in brief 04 Global services A Z 06 Global coverage 09 Desks 117 Global practice groups 125 Industry strengths 139 Global management team 153 Business principles 167 More than 50 locations, including Houston, New York, London, Toronto, Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney, Johannesburg and Dubai. Attorney advertising Cover: Singapore Sports Hub

3 Norton Rose Fulbright Law around the world Global resources People worldwide 7400 Legal staff worldwide Offices 50+ Our locations Europe Amsterdam Athens Brussels Frankfurt Hamburg London Milan Moscow Munich Paris Piraeus Warsaw United States Austin Dallas Denver Houston Los Angeles Minneapolis New York Pittsburgh- Southpointe St Louis San Antonio Washington DC Canada Calgary Montréal Ottawa Québec Toronto

4 Latin America Bogotá Caracas Rio de Janeiro Asia Bangkok Beijing Hong Kong Jakarta 1 Shanghai Singapore Tokyo Australia Brisbane Melbourne Perth Sydney 1 Susandarini & Partners in association with Norton Rose Fulbright Australia 2 Mohammed Al-Ghamdi Law Firm in association with Fulbright & Jaworski LLP 3 Alliances Africa Bujumbura 3 Cape Town Casablanca Dar es Salaam Durban Harare 3 Johannesburg Kampala 3 Middle East Abu Dhabi Bahrain Dubai Riyadh 2 Central Asia Almaty

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6 Norton Rose Fulbright Law around the world Recognition Top 3 global elite brand leader Acritas Sharplegal, Global Elite Brand Index 2014 Best performing legal brand Managing Partners Forum Awards for Management Excellence 2014, th biggest legal practice by gross revenue American Lawyer Am Law 100, 2014 Go-to law firm for the top 500 companies American Lawyer 2014 Projects, energy and natural resources firm of the year Legal Best commodity / trade finance law firm ( ) Best trade law firm in Asia Pacific ( ) Best trade law firm EMEA (2014) Trade Finance Awards for Excellence Overall professional services firm of the year Law firm of the year South African Professional Services Awards 2014 Global energy firm of the year Who s Who Legal May 2015

7 Recognition Global mining firm of the year Who s Who Legal 2014 Highest rated legal practice in multi-jurisdictional work Acritas Canadian Law Firm Brand Index 2014 Law firm of the year natural resources law US News & World Report Best Lawyers 2014, 2013 Elite 20 antitrust and competition practice Global Competition Review Awards 2014 Top 10 leading law firm for pro bono Who s Who Legal 2014 Client choice award (Canada) International Law Office and Lexology 2014 BTI brand elite BTI Consulting Group s survey of best-branded law firms 2014 May

8 Norton Rose Fulbright Law around the world Norton Rose Fulbright in brief Norton Rose Fulbright is a global legal practice. We provide the world s preeminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. We employ more than 3800 lawyers and other legal staff based in more than 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia. Recognized for our industry focus, we are strong across all the key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and life sciences and healthcare. Wherever we are, we operate in accordance with our global business principles of quality, unity and integrity. We aim to provide the highest possible standard of legal service in each of our offices and to maintain that level of quality at every point of contact. Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, Norton Rose Fulbright Australia, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP and Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa Inc are separate legal entities and all of them are members of Norton Rose Fulbright Verein, a Swiss verein. Norton Rose Fulbright Verein helps coordinate the activities of the members but does not itself provide legal services to clients. Details of each entity, with certain regulatory information, are available at nortonrosefulbright.com. Industry strengths Financial institutions Energy Infrastructure, mining and commodities Transport Technology and innovation Life sciences and healthcare 04 May 2015

9 Norton Rose Fulbright in brief Global practice groups Banking and finance Corporate, M&A and securities Dispute resolution and litigation Intellectual property Employment and labor Real estate Tax Regulation and investigations Antitrust and competition Selected clients AIG Barclays Bank Barrick Gold Bayer BNP Paribas Bombardier BP China Development Bank Citi Deutsche Bank HSBC ING Group McLaren Group Macquarie Group Petronas QBE Insurance Group Rio Tinto Group Royal Bank of Canada SNC-Lavalin Group Standard Chartered Bank GlaxoSmithKline May

10 Norton Rose Fulbright Law around the world Global services A Z A Aboriginal Access to information Acquisition finance Acquisitions Admiralty Agribusiness Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) Alternative risk transfer (ART) Anti-corruption Antitrust Appellate Arbitration Asset and wealth management Asset-based lending Asset finance Aviation Aviation finance B Banking and finance Banks Benefit plans Brands Business ethics Business immigration and international mobility Business services C Capital markets (debt, equity) Cartel investigations Catastrophic and mass disaster litigation 06 May 2015 Class and group actions Cleantech Commercial litigation Commodities Communications, media and entertainment Competition Competition litigation Compliance Construction Consumer markets Copyright, designs and databases Corporate advisory Corporate and regulatory insurance Corporate, M&A and securities Corporate manslaughter Corporate trustee Crisis management Cyber security D Data protection Debt capital markets Debt finance Derivatives Dispute resolution Distressed debt and investments E ecommerce ediscovery and information governance Employee benefits Employment Energy Engineering Environment Equipment finance Equity capital markets ERISA litigation Executive compensation F Financial institutions Financial investors Financial services Fraud and asset recovery G Governance and directors liability Government contracts Green economy H Health and safety Healthcare services Hospitality I Infrastructure Insolvency Insurance Intellectual property International arbitration International trade Investment funds Islamic finance

11 Global services A Z J Joint ventures L Labor Life assurance Life sciences Litigation Lloyd s M Marine casualty Market investigations Mergers Mining Municipal bankruptcy N Nuclear O Oil and gas Outsourcing P Patents Pensions Petrochemicals PFI/PPP/P3 Pharmaceuticals Planning Ports Power Privacy Private equity Probate and fiduciary litigation Product liability Product recall Professional negligence Project finance Projects Public and administrative law Public finance Public procurement Q Qui Tam False Claims Act R Rail Real estate Real estate finance Regulation and investigations Reinsurance Renewables Restructuring Retail Risk advisory Roads S Sanctions and export controls Securities, regulation and enforcement Securitization Shale gas Shipping Shipping and offshore finance State aid Structured trade and commodity finance Sunshine Act Sustainability and climate change T Tax Tax controversies Technology Telecommunications Tourism Trade marks Transport Trusts and estates U Utilities and sector regulation V Venture capital W Water White collar crime WTO May

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13 Global coverage Global coverage Europe 10 United States 30 Canada 54 Latin America 66 Asia 74 Australia 88 Africa 96 Central Asia 114 India 118 Israel 119 Mexico 120 Nordic region 121 South Korea 122 Turkey 123 Middle East 104 May

14 Norton Rose Fulbright Law around the world Europe overview We offer comprehensive legal advice across the major financial and commercial centers in Europe, including a full EU regulatory and antitrust service from our office in Brussels. Our broad practice ranges from complex cross-border M&A transactions to major projects, international arbitration and financial services regulation. Offices Amsterdam Athens Brussels Frankfurt Hamburg London Milan Moscow Munich Paris Piraeus Warsaw Lawyers in Europe 1100 Partners in Europe 250 Contact Martin Scott May 2015 Practice strengths Antitrust and competition Banking and finance Capital markets (debt, equity) Corporate, M&A and securities Dispute resolution and litigation Employee benefits and executive compensation Employment and labor Financial restructuring and insolvency Financial services Insurance Intellectual property Pensions Public law Real estate Regulation and investigations Tax Selected clients BP Crédit Agricole HSBC ING Group Lloyds Banking Group RBS Group Société Générale Stena UniCredit Group

15 Global coverage Europe Tier 1 Energy & natural resources: mining Chambers Global Russia Tier 1 Banking & finance: asset finance & leasing: aviation Chambers Europe Germany Tier 1 Aviation finance Project finance & energy: energy Shipping finance Legal 500 EMEA France 2014 Tier 1 Dispute resolution Energy Shipping finance Shipping litigation Legal 500 EMEA Greece Europe highlights Micro Focus proposes US$2.3bn merger with Attachmate Group We advised Numis Securities as sponsor and financial advisor to Micro Focus International Plc on its merger with The Attachmate Group for an estimated US$2.3bn, before costs. The takeover created an entity with combined revenues of US$1.4bn and increased scale in the global enterprise software market. Public Power Corporation taps international debt capital markets We acted for Deutsche Bank and Credit Suisse as joint global coordinators and book runners on Public Power Corporationʼs 500m issue of notes, by way of private placement outside of the US under Rule 144A. This marks the successful use of the international debt capital markets by one of Greeceʼs biggest industrial corporations. 700m A9 motorway contract secures financing We advised Ballast Nedam Concessies BV Heijmans Nederland BV, Fluor Infrastructure BV and Barclays Infrastructure Funds Management Ltd as equity lenders to the IXAS Zuid-Oost BV consortium bidding for the 700m public private partnership contract to design, build, finance and maintain both a reconstruction and extension of the A9 motorway between Diemen and Holendrecht in the Netherlands. BNG Bank, DZ Bank, ING, KBC, SMBC and Société Générale provided short-term debt of 140m, and half of the long-term debt of around 410m. The European Investment Bank will provide the remainder of the long-term debt. The project is part of the Schiphol Amsterdam Almere road expansion. Vattenfall sells Polish businesses for 1.8bn We advised on all legal aspects of the sale of Vattenfallʼs Polish businesses GZE (electricity retail sales, distribution, and a wind farm) and VHE, Europeʼs largest combined heat and power company. Our role included due diligence; drafting sale and share purchase agreements; managing the separation of the two businesses; and filing merger notifications to the relevant competition authorities. Credit Suisse arranges ECA-backed financing for MTRʼs expansion We advised Credit Suisse on the Swiss Export Credit Agency SERVsupported financing of six FLIRT type 5 coach EMU trains for MTR Express AB in Sweden. The trains were made by Stadler Bussnang AG in Switzerland and the financing was arranged by Credit Suisse, Zurich. May

16 Norton Rose Fulbright Law around the world UK (London) Londonʼs position as one of the top global financial centers plays an important part in driving the UKʼs service-led economy, attracting international investors. Our London office delivers domestic and multi-jurisdictional legal services to international corporates, financial institutions, governments and other public sector organizations as well as outbound work. We excel across a range of legal practices, including corporate, M&A and securities; banking and finance; dispute resolution and litigation; real estate; antitrust and competition, tax; employment and labor; intellectual property; and regulation and investigations. As well as practising English law, we have a team of US-qualified corporate lawyers and a world-leading Islamic finance practice. Lawyers in London 650 Partners in London 150 Contact Martin Scott May 2015 Practice strengths Antitrust and competition Asset and wealth management Banking and finance Business ethics and anti-corruption Capital markets (debt, equity) Corporate, M&A and securities Dispute resolution and litigation Employee benefits and executive compensation Employment and labor Environment, safety and planning Financial restructuring and insolvency Financial services Insurance Intellectual property Islamic finance Pensions Public law Real estate Regulation and investigations Tax Selected clients AIG BNP Paribas BP Cable and Wireless Crédit Agricole Department of Transport ExxonMobil GlaxoSmithKline Hiscox HSBC Lloyds Banking Group RBS Group Stena Vattenfall Vodafone

17 Global coverage Europe/UK Projects, energy and natural resources firm of the year Legal 500 UK 2014 Tier 1 (UK-wide) Capital markets: AIM commodities: derivatives and energy trading; trade finance Energy and natural resources Power, energy and natural resources: alternate energy Asset finance: aviation finance; shipping finance Energy and natural resources: mining Investment funds: closed-ended funds Insurance: non-contentious Transport: rail: rolling stock Chambers UK 2015 Tier 1 Corporate and commercial: flotations: small and mid-cap Asset finance: shipping (London) Finance: asset finance and leasing Finance: emerging markets Trade finance: Islamic finance Real estate: commercial property: development Projects and energy: infrastructure: mining and minerals Crime, fraud, licensing: corporate crime Insurance: corporate and regulatory Insurance: insolvency and restructuring Projects and energy: oil and gas; power Transport: rail Legal 500 UK 2014 UK highlights The Al Jaber Group concludes US$4.5bn restructuring Our lawyers in London, Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Singapore advised the Al Jaber Group, one of the largest industrial groups in the UAE, on its US$4.5bn debt restructuring. The transaction concluded four years of work, and involved restructuring and rescheduling US$4.5bn of conventional and Islamic debt facilities provided by local and international banks, and over 600 transaction documents. Largest on-going corporate crime proceedings in UK In a case which led to significant judgments about the powers of the UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) and about conflicts of interest in complex, multi-jurisdictional criminal proceedings, we advised Victor Dahdaleh, a high net worth individual, and his global companies, in a criminal prosecution brought by the SFO over allegations of corruption. This followed an investigation carried out by the SFO in cooperation with the US Department of Justice and several EU countries. We continue to advise Mr Dahdaleh in connection with on-going multi-jurisdictional proceedings. In December 2013, after a UK Crown Court jury trial, the SFO, with the agreement of the UK s Attorney General, dropped the case against our client following our detailed cross-examination of the prosecution witnesses. Mr. Dahdaleh was acquitted of all charges. This is the largest corporate crime prosecution ever brought by the SFO, and involved alleged payments of around US$40m. Brookfield enters European renewables in 700m acquisition We assisted Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners on its entry into the European renewable power market through a 700m agreement to acquire 17 wind power projects from Republic of Ireland-owned Bord Gáis Energy (BGE). This is also its first renewable power acquisition outside of the Americas. All of BGE s energy business will be sold to a consortium that also includes Centrica plc and icon Infrastructure. Arabian Cement is first major IPO to close in Egypt for three years We acted as international transaction counsel on the US$110m initial public offering in Egypt, and related international institutional offering, of Arabian Cement Company on the Egyptian Exchange in Cairo. EFG Hermes and CI Capital acted as joint global coordinators on the offering. Arabian Cement, one of Egyptʼs largest cement producers, is majority-owned by Spainʼs Cementos La Union, a leading global cement producer. The offering was the first major IPO on the Egyptian Exchange in three years, and included a Rule 144A offering to qualified institutional buyers in the US. May

18 Norton Rose Fulbright Law around the world France (Paris) France is one of the Eurozone s largest economies and a strategic European bridgehead for many global companies. Our Paris office delivers a full range of legal services to public and private organizations, drawing upon our global capabilities to provide a full range of legal services to local and international clients across our key industry sectors. We practise French and English law and are strong in banking and finance, including asset finance; corporate, M&A and securities; antitrust and competition; real estate; tax; and employment. The sectors we know best are transport, energy and project finance. Our activity in Francophone Africa is particularly strong; we are one of the key international practices in North Africa through our Casablanca office. Lawyers in Paris 100 Partners in Paris 21 Contact George Paterson Practice strengths Antitrust and competition Asset finance Banking and finance Capital markets (debt, equity) Compliance Corporate, M&A and securities Data protection Dispute resolution and litigation Employment and labor Environment Financial restructuring and insolvency Insurance Project finance Real estate Regulation and investigations Tax Telecommunications Selected clients Allianz/Euler Hermes AXA BNP Paribas Bourbon Crédit Agricole DCNS EI Telecom Export Development Canada Groupe Latécoère HSBC Medtronic Messageries Lyonnaises de Presse Natixis Société Générale 14 May 2015

19 Global coverage Europe/France Tier 1 Transportation: aviation: finance Transportation: shipping: finance Chambers Europe France Tier 1 Aviation finance Shipping finance Project finance and energy: energy Legal 500 EMEA France 2014, 2013 Silver trophy Health/pharmaceuticals (International firms team achievement). Décideurs 2014 France highlights Bourbon s US$1.5bn ʻtransforming for beyond plan proceeds We assisted French ship owner Bourbon, a world leader in offshore support vessels, in implementing the terms of the US$1.5bn first phase of its transforming for beyond plan with the Chinese company ICBC Financial Leasing for up to 51 supply vessels in operation or under construction. This is one of the largest sale and leaseback transactions concluded during 2013 and 2014, and the first of its kind to be undertaken in France. AnaCap Financial Partners in buyout of AssurOne Group We advised AnaCap Financial Partners, a European financial services private equity firm, on its buyout of AssurOne Group, a leading French digital insurance broker specializing in the online distribution and management of personal insurance products, including motor and home policies. Under the terms of the deal, funds advised by AnaCap and AssurOne s management team acquired AssurOne Group from financial investors Seventure Partners and Bpifrance. AssurOne Group is one of the leading online brokers in France. IMPG sells digital advertising software provider to WideOrbit We advised one of Australia s largest privately owned marketing services groups, IPMG, on the disposal of Paris-based digital advertising management software provider Fivia to WideOrbit a leading provider of advertising management software for media companies. WideOrbit, based in San Francisco and with offices across the US, employs nearly 400 people globally. The acquisition expands its ability to service media companies requirements to manage advertising sales. Essere Benessere does Paris listing with Italian private placement We advised Essere Benessere SpA, an Italian leader in the distribution of para-pharmaceutical, pharmaceutical and diet products, on its initial listing on the Marché Libre of the Paris Stock Exchange. Essere Benessere is not listed in Italy; its listing in Paris took place simultaneously with an institutional private placement in Italy. Financing France s photovoltaic program We advised the lenders on the financing of a photovoltaic (PV) power plant project as part of the ambitious 115MW Toul-Rosières program developed by EDF EN on a former military base in France. This, the largest PV power project in France and among the world s biggest, will cover electricity demand for a community of 55,000 people. May

20 Norton Rose Fulbright Law around the world Germany (Munich, Frankfurt and Hamburg) Germany is at the heart of Europe, with a powerful industrial legacy and one of the world s strongest economies. Our offices in Munich, Frankfurt and Hamburg provide a full range of legal services to national and multinational clients. Our German offices cooperate closely in serving corporate clients, financial institutions and private equity houses as well as German SMEs. We advise clients from all over the world on doing business in Germany and elsewhere in Europe. We practise German, English and US law. Lawyers in Germany 150 Partners in Germany 41 Contact Germany Ralf Springer Frankfurt Thomas Hopf Hamburg Klaus von Gierke Munich Cornelia Marquardt Practice strengths Antitrust and competition Banking and finance Business ethics and anti-corruption Capital markets (debt, equity) Corporate, M&A and securities Dispute resolution and litigation Employment and labor Financial restructuring and insolvency Financial services Insurance Intellectual property Private equity Real estate Regulation and investigations Tax Selected clients ABN AMRO APCOA Banco Santander Bankhaus Lampe BayernLB Berenberg Bank CA Immo Close Brothers Seydler Bank Crédit Agricole Credit Suisse Daiichi Sankyo Deutsche Bank DZ Bank Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure Friends Provident HSBC HSH Nordbank Morgan Stanley Société Générale Stena Toyota Tsusho UniCredit/HVB 16 May 2015

21 Global coverage Europe/Germany Insurance law firm of the year Juve Awards 2014 Tier 1 Banking and finance: asset finance and leasing: aviation Chambers Global Germany One of the advantages of the firm is that it has lawyers in several jurisdictions. Very helpful in a transaction over several continents. Chambers Europe 2014 Extremely renowned and well-positioned funds practice. Legal 500 Germany 2014 Germany highlights 1.6bn motorway PPP for northern Germany We assisted the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure and DEGES with procuring of the A7 Bordesholm Hamburg motorway in Germany. We structured the bid documentation and advised on drafting and negotiating the contract for a 1.6bn PPP project under the A-Model program in Schleswig-Holstein and Hamburg. This is the first project bond and project bonds credit enhancement (PBCE) instrument of the European Investment Bank to be used in financing a project. Toyota Tsusho Corporation takes strategic stake in Scholz We advised Toyota Tsusho Corp on the acquisition of a significant strategic share in Scholz, one of the largest German family businesses and one of the largest recycling companies of secondary raw materials worldwide. Takeover of Sal. Oppenheim depositary services We advised CACEIS banking group, part of Crédit Agricole, on its takeover of Sal. Oppenheimʼs asset depositary activities for real estate and other assets in Germany. All funds involved, valued at 12bn, will be migrated to the new custodian CACEIS one of the largest depositary banks and the premier fund administrator in Europe. Frankfurtʼs Tower 185 sold for 500m We advised CA Immo Deutschland GmbH and CA Immo Frankfurt Tower 185 Beteiligungs GmbH on finalizing an agreement to sell part of Frankfurt s landmark Tower 185 office building in a 500m transaction. Two institutional investors each acquired a third of the Frankfurt office property while CA Immobilien Anlagen retained a one-third stake. POLITICO enters Europe in joint venture with Axel Springer We advised the Washington DC-based news organization POLITICO on its entry into the European market. Our cross-atlantic team from Houston, Hamburg and Frankfurt handled both US tax and European corporate and tax matters in its formation of a joint venture to start a European version of POLITICO with German publisher, Axel Springer. Joyou secures US$300m loan facility from Japanese banks We assisted Joyou AG, a Chinese manufacturer and supplier of bathroom fixtures and fittings, with a US$300m loan facility agreement arranged by a consortium of Japanese banks consisting of Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ and Mizuho Bank. May

22 Norton Rose Fulbright Law around the world The Netherlands (Amsterdam) The Netherlands is a hub for international trade and business. Its reputation for innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit attracts multinational corporations seeking a European base. Our office in Amsterdam provides a broad corporate and commercial service and has worked on some of the highest profile project financings and other business transactions in the Dutch market, as well as on cross-border transactions in sectors including financial institutions, transport and energy. We advise on Dutch and English law aspects of transactions involving North American and other European markets. Lawyers in Amsterdam 50 Partners in Amsterdam 12 Contact Ep Hannema Practice strengths Banking and finance Civil notarial services Corporate, M&A and securities Dispute resolution and litigation Employment and labor Environmental Financial restructuring and insolvency Financial services Food and agribusiness Infrastructure Insurance PPP/project finance Private equity Real estate Regulation and investigations Tax Trade and commodity finance Venture capital Selected clients AIG AXA Ballast Nedam Bank of America CME Group DP World ING Intercontinental Hotels Group Rabobank RWE 18 May 2015

23 Global coverage Europe/The Netherlands Practical and dedicated team. Lots of experience and a fast service. Chambers Europe 2014 Netherlands highlights BMW sells Noordlease stake We advised BMW on its sale in an auction of all shares in Noord Lease BV to Noordlease Holding BV, a company incorporated by the management of Noordlease BV, NV NOM (the investment and development company of North Holland), and NIBC Bank NV. BMW had previously acquired the shares as part of its acquisition of the car lease business of ING in 2011, a transaction on which we also advised the German car, motorbike and engine manufacturer. VWR International acquires Klinipath We advised VWR International LLC, a leading independent provider of laboratory supplies, equipment and services to the global life sciences and research industries, on its acquisition of Dutch company Klinipath BV and its affiliates Immunologic BV, Mortupath BV and Klinipath BVBA. Ballast Nedam in the Netherlands first DBFM lock project We advised one of the bidding consortia in a tender to design, build, finance and maintain (DBFM) the Limmel lock project in the south of the Netherlands. The work involves the construction of a new lock, along with ancillary works and the subsequent demolition of the existing lock. This is the first lock project brought to market in the Netherlands through a DBFM contract. ICTSI in innovative US$350m loan facility program We advised Philippines-based port operator International Container Terminal Services Inc on an inaugural loan facility program, and on a US$350m syndicated revolving credit facility with a large group of banks. Sirius Real Estate completes refinancing program We assisted Sirius with the refinancing of its existing BerlinHyp AG facility, which expired at the end of March The new loan will be secured against nine properties, valued at 212m, and will expire on March 31, This marks the completion of Sirius s refinancing program. Catalina in US$200m reinsurance deal with Delta Lloyd We advised Catalina Holdings (Bermuda) Ltd on a US$200m reinsurance deal with Delta Lloyd. The deal involves the reinsurance of a runoff portfolio of international marine business liabilities by Glacier Reinsurance AG, a fully owned Swiss subsidiary of Catalina. May

24 Norton Rose Fulbright Law around the world Italy (Milan) Italy is one of the world s largest exporting economies, attracting inward and outbound investment as well as strong domestic investment. Our Italian presence is a core part of our European platform. We offer a wide range of transactional and regulatory advice to national and multinational corporations, banks and financial institutions, insurance companies and private equity funds, as well as entrepreneurs from many sectors. We also represent clients in domestic and international litigations. We are strong in insurance, energy, infrastructure and shipping. We have Italian- and English law-qualified lawyers based in Italy and provide clients with Italian, pan-european and global legal services. Lawyers in Italy 34 Partners in Italy 11 Contact Nicolò Juvara May 2015 Practice strengths Banking and finance Business ethics and anti-corruption Capital markets (debt, equity) Corporate, M&A and securities Dispute resolution and litigation Employment and labor Financial restructuring and insolvency Financial services Insurance Project finance Public and administrative law Real estate Regulation and investigations Shipping Structured trade/commodity finance Tax Selected clients Alitalia European Compagnia Investment Fund Aerea Italiana Export-Import AIG Bank of the Assicurazioni United States Generali Falck AXA Renewables Banca IMI Kinexia Bank of America Macquarie BNP Paribas Markel Citi OLT Toscana (E.ON Group) ContourGlobal Partners Group Corio QBE Insurance Crédit Agricole Quercus Deutsche Bank SACE EN Gas & Oil Trading Italia UBI Banca Enel Green UniCredit Power Zurich Insurance European Investment Bank

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