Alexandre Lopes will be heading the firm’s new São Paulo office. Alex is a highly regarded expert in the areas of corporate and finance law, with over 20 years of experience representing clients in cross-border transactions involving Brazil, China and the EU. He speaks Mandarin, French, German, Arabic, Portuguese and English.
Swarn Kumar will be heading the New Delhi office. Swarn is a seasoned corporate lawyer with experience in mergers & acquisitions, foreign investment, banking, corporate law and commercial litigation.
Maalouf Ashford & Talbot’s continued expansion is a result of an ongoing increase in the demand for the Firm’s services in the MENA (Middle-East North Africa) region and BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) countries.
The firm’s new São Paulo and New Delhi offices will compliment the Firm’s existing offices in New York City, London, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Riyadh and Boston. In addition, the firm has affiliate offices in more than 20 different countries worldwide. To date, Maalouf Ashford & Talbot has represented clients in connection with transaction in over 60 different countries.
About Maalouf Ashford & Talbot
The Firm has been named “Law Firm of the Year” in the United States in an unprecedented 16 separate categories including:
International Finance Law Firm of the Year,
Corporate Law Firm of the Year,
Energy Law Firm of the Year,
M&A Law Firm of the Year,
Banking Law Firm of the Year,
Private Equity Law Firm of the Year,
Project Finance Law Firm of the Year,
Capital Markets Law Firm of the Year,
Asset Finance Law Firm of the Year,
Cross Border Law Firm of the Year,
Shipping & Maritime Law Firm of the Year,
Antitrust Law Firm of the Year,
Tax Law Firm of the Year,
Sharia Law Firm of the Year,
Full Service Law Firm of the Year, and
Most Trusted Law Firm of the Year.
Maalouf Ashford & Talbot remains at the forefront of the legal profession in structuring complex international business transactions, representing clients in numerous high-profile matters involving international mergers and acquisitions, IPO’s, private equity, project finance, oil & gas transactions, coal, iron ore and mining deals, and cross-border transactions worldwide.
Maalouf Ashford represents some of the world’s most respected companies in connection with their complex and sophisticated international business transactions.
About John J. Maalouf
John J. Maalouf has been ranked as one of the Top 10 International Trade & Finance Lawyers in the U.S. by the United States Lawyer Rankings for the past seven consecutive years. Mr. Maalouf is an internationally recognized expert in the areas of international business law, oil gas & energy law and banking & finance law. Mr. Maalouf has represented clients throughout the world, including the U.S., China, Middle-East, EU, Japan, India, Australia, Russia and South America in complex matters involving international trade & finance, mergers & acquisitions, public offerings, international banking, private equity and international oil, gas, coal and energy transactions.
In addition, John is co-author of the book: "Inside the Minds: Best Practices for Mergers & Acquisitions in China", published by Thomson West, the world's most respected name in legal publishing.
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