Yesterday, the “German-Israeli StartHub - Connecting Innovation” event took place in Berlin. Organized and in part hosted by law firm GvW Graf von Westphalen, more than 100 investors and participants of the German and Israeli start-up scene met in Berlin.

In this year’s general meeting, GvW Graf von Westphalen’s partners have elected three new equity partners and five new associated partners.

In its Handbuch 2014/2015, the publishing house JUVE again acknowledges law firm GvW Graf von Westphalen’s successful policy. “Managing partners Christof Kleinmann and Dr Robert Theissen have kept their promise to sharpen the firm’s focus with a more tightly organized management, and to strive for more integration internally”, state the independent editors. “The management has been in office for 5 years now and has successfully accompanied the firm in an extensive re-positioning and modernization process.”

Hamburg-based Constitutional Law Expert and GvW-Partner Prof Dr Christian Winterhoff represents CDU Parliamentary Group Members of the Hanover region

ILLIES Group has taken over EKC Machinery & Plants GmbH’s business divisions concerning the markets Indonesia and Vietnam. GvW Graf von Westphalen advised ILLIES Group on this acquisition in the course of insolvency proceedings.

GvW Graf von Westphalen advised Australian Orica group on the restructuring of its F&E units in Europe with Christof Kleinmann in the lead and coordinated the consulting services of the other European partner firms.

GvW Graf von Westphalen now also advises university hospital Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE) on public procurement law. In addition to a hospital in Bavaria and the clinics Cologne, Dusseldorf and Bonn, UKE is already the fifth university hospital to get the GvW lawyer’s advice on procurement projects.

US-American Techniplas Group, which mainly supplies North American automotive producers with plastic components, has acquired the automotive and industry technology division of Swiss Weidmann International Corporation (WICOR Holding AG).

Die Westküstenkliniken Brunsbüttel und Heide gGmbH (WKK) und das chinesische Zweite Volkskrankenhaus der Stadt Guilin (KH Guilin) haben einen Kooperationsvertrag unterzeichnet.

Axel Krause, lawyer and financial economist (customs), has today become the new head of the practitioner focus group customs and foreign trade law at the Dusseldorf Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK).