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North America Innovative Lawyers 2017: Enabling Business Growth - Law firms and legal service providers (2)

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Originality7
Leadership7
Impact6
Total innovation score20
CommentAdvised US pharmaceutical group Johnson & Johnson in its Swiss subsidiary’s $30bn acquisition of Swiss biotech company Actelion, navigating its acquisition of Actelion’s commercial business and an equity stake in the spin-off of Actelion’s early-stage R&D business.

North America Innovative Lawyers 2017: Enabling Business Growth - Law firms and legal service providers

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CommentAdvised US-listed oil tanker company DHT Holdings on completing the $538m acquisition of BW’s very large crude carrier fleet. The law firm successfully defended DHT against lawsuits from Oslo-listed tanker company Frontline, which had offered to buy the combined fleet. Commended: Erik Tavzel.