Texas has always been the hub of U.S. energy, but with its southern neighbor Mexico opening up oil and gas reserves across the border texas law firms are moving in to take advantage. Several Texas firms have said they are either planning to open in Mexico or set up relationships with Mexico firms. The opening up of the oil and gas markets gives access to foreign investors in a way they have not had in 75 years.

Schoenherr has been awarded “Austrian M&A Legal Adviser of the Year” at Mergermarket’s European M&A Awards 2014.

(partner for corporate and M&A) accepted the award on Schoenherr’s behalf at the ceremony held at London’s Savoy hotel December 11.

On The Move

Wednesday, 17 December 2014 Written by

The latest private practice and in-house moves from some of the biggest players in our markets.

by Julia Foresman

Few stories have dominated the international stage in 2014 like the Ukraine crisis, but the recent collapse in oil prices has added to Russia’s woes and sent the country’s economy into a tailspin. 

It started with Ukraine. In response to Moscow’s territorial incursions, Western powers retaliated with a series of wide- reaching sanctions that restrict access to international financial markets and limit exports.

White & Case was named "European Private Equity Legal Adviser of the Year 2014" by Mergermarket at its European M&A Awards ceremony in London on December 11, 2014.