GHR beyond - Kenya
GHR beyond is our informative newsletter on intercontinental topics. In the Africa Edition, we provide concise information once a quarter on important key figures of a destination country in Africa and what entrepreneurs should consider from here to there and from there to here. In this edition we want to put the flashlight on Kenya.
GHR Energy Law Quarterly - December 2022 - Security of energy supply in Switzerland - federal measures
The security of energy supply is a key issue in the coming winter season in Switzerland. An overview is provided of the short-term measures taken by the Swiss Federal Council to combat a supply shortfall.
GHR advised CEMEX on its new €500 million unsecured sustainability-linked Term Loan
GHR Rechtsanwälte acted for CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: CX) in connection with its new €500 million 3-year unsecured sustainability-linked Term Loan. The transaction successfully closed in October 2022.
GHR Rechtsanwälte advised Unic Holding AG in the purchase of iAgentur AG
Marc Grüninger recommended by Best Lawyers Switzerland 2023 for M&A
GHR Rechtsanwälte partner Marc Grüninger has again been recognized by his peers among Switzerland's best lawyers for Mergers and Acquisition Law and has been selected for inclusion in the 13th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Switzerland.
GHR Energy Law Quarterly – June – 2022 Planned Rescue Package for the Swiss Electricity Sector
The Swiss Federal Council is proposing an urgent federal law to avoid an uncontrollable chain reaction in the electricity industry: the rescue umbrella for system-critical Swiss electricity utilities. More on this legislative project can be found in this issue of Energy Law Quarterly.
GHR Rechtsanwälte advised the shareholders of Gfeller Elektro AG on the sale of the company's shares to VINCI Energies
In June 2022, the shareholders of Gfeller Elektro AG, Bern, Switzerland, sold 100% of the company's shares for an undisclosed price to VINCI Energies, a member of the VINCI Group, a world leader in the concessions, energy and construction business. GHR Rechtsanwälte advised the shareholders of Gfeller Elektro AG.
Security of gas supply in Switzerland
GHR Energy Law Quarterly – April 2022
Final gas consumption in Switzerland accounts for about 15 % of total final energy consumption. Around half of the natural gas imported into Switzerland comes from Russia. With regard to the actual instability on the gas markets as well as the uncertainty of gas supplies, the Swiss Federal Council decided on measures to strengthen the security of gas supply. Read more in the attached ELQ.
Stephan A. Hofer new partner of GHR Rechtsanwälte AG
GHR Rechtsanwälte is pleased to announce the election of Stephan A. Hofer to the firm's partnership which became effective April 1, 2022.
Stephan A. Hofer joined GHR Rechtsanwälte in 2016 and specializes in corporate, contract and capital markets law.
GHR Rechtsanwälte AG advised on the sale of PMI Projektmanagement & Informatik AG
GHR Rechtsanwälte AG advised on the sale of PMI Projektmanagement & Informatik AG. PMI is known for the development of software solutions in the school, construction and service sectors since 1992. Its software Scolaris made PMI the market leader in the field of school administration systems in Switzerland. All shares of PMI have been sold to CMI Holding AG, Schwerzenbach. Gerhard Roth (Partner, Lead) and Jil Suter (Associate) acted as legal counsel to the sellers.