Area of focus

Chemical and Industrial Products and Services

Technology. Manufacturing. Supply chain. Regulatory environment. We bring unparalleled industry know-how to our clients. We work with chemical manufacturers, suppliers, customers, and investors...

Representative experience

Represented PPG Industries in the US$2.3bn acquisition of paint and coating manufacturer Consorcio Comex, S.A. de C.V.

Advised German chemicals maker BASF with the Chinese merger filing for the company's €3.1bn acquisition of rival Cognis.

Advising on the IP transfer and licensing provisions in the joint venture between Bosch and Danfoss in the field of compressor technology.

Seizing and obtaining evidence for Solvay in relation to patent infringement abroad by Neo.

Advising a Sino-Russian chemical company in the enforcement of a Chinese arbitration award in Hong Kong court.

Representing Venezuelan petrochemical company in ICC arbitration proceedings in concerning the construction of a US$750m plant in Venezuela.

Advising National Chemical Group and Mitsui on the development of a US$3.5bn ammonia plant, including drafting and procurement of EPC contracts.

Representing major coatings companies in patent infringement and trade secret litigations in myriad federal district courts.

Advising a Mexican state-owned petrochemical entity on the development of an olefins and derivatives complex based on natural gasoline feedstock.

Assisting two major chemical companies in regulations applicable to animal and human food ingredients derived through modern biotechnology.

Representing major chemical manufacturer in the self-disclosure and administrative settlement of air permit exceedances at an adhesives facility.

Advising chemical industry trade association on development and implementation of RCRA corrective action, land disposal restrictions, and permit programs.

Representing a leading chemicals manufacturer in a number of disputes regarding the enforcement of long-term supply agreements in the solar industry.

Published Works

Dispute Adjudication Boards Tunnelling Journal

Can Dispute Adjudication Boards be a preferred mechanism for tunnelling projects?

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Published Works

A new standard for tunnelling contracts Tunnelling Journal

A contractual standard specifically for the tunnelling industry is emerging on the horizon - the new FIDIC Emerald Book.

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Hogan Lovells Publications

Funds Bulletin, March 2017

Funds Bulletin (a monthly round-up of topical legal, regulatory and tax issues affecting the fund industry). Features our analysis of the government's response to the House of Lord's report ...

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First Steps: A Look at Trump Administration Executive Actions Regarding Energy Projects Energy Alert

On January 24, the Trump Administration issued one Executive Order and Three Presidential Memoranda that affect energy projects in the United States, including in particular two pipeline...

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