Press Releases / Transport

Goltsblat BLP, the Russian practice of international law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), has advised ICBC International Leasing, the leasing subsidiary of the world’s biggest financial group, on delivery of six Airbus A321-211 aircraft to Aeroflot. Aeroflot, the leading Russian airline, is continuing expansion and upgrading of its fleet, sustaining the significant financial growth achieved […]

Goltsblat BLP, the Russian practice of the international law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), advised and represented Rolf Group, the biggest Russian car dealer, which completed the deal contemplating its business consolidation with Pelican-Auto group. The parties’ representatives officially announced the merger of Pelican-Auto and Rolf Group on 2 March at a joint press-conference. They […]

The Competition and Antitrust team of Goltsblat BLP, the Russian practice of the international law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), has won a billion rouble litigation for Freight One, which, together with other railway operators, Russian Railways and the authorities of the Kemerovo Region, was accused by the antimonopoly body of signing an anticompetitive agreement […]

Law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised long-standing client Balfour Beatty on the disposal of its UK  rail manufacturing business to Progress Rail Services UK Limited, a subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc. The deal is due to complete in early May 2011. Balfour Beatty’s UK trackwork business manufactures switches, crossings and other related railway products […]

BLP has acted for China-based companies PCM/Nexteer and AVIC Auto on the international merger control aspects of AVIC’s acquisition of PCM/Nexteer.  BLP’s groundbreaking work on this matter led to the first-ever merger notification to, and unconditional clearance by, the European Commission of a transaction involving the acquisition of a Chinese company by another Chinese company. […]

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), has advised new client Pacific Century Motors (PCM), on the international merger control aspects of its acquisition of steering systems manufacturer, Nexteer Automotive, from General Motors. This deal represents the single largest Chinese investment in the global automotive supplier industry and was hailed by the Wall Street Journal […]

Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (BLP) has advised Barclays on its sponsorship deal for London’s cycle hire scheme and cycle superhighways. Set to launch on 30 July, and supported by keen cyclist Boris Johnson, the cycle hire scheme is a public bicycle sharing scheme for short journeys in and around central London, and will be known […]

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