Dickinson Wright Forms Strategic Alliance with Macau Law Firm MdME
April 9, 2012
Dickinson Wright and Macau law firm MdME, headed by Gonçalo Mendes da Maia, João Encarnação, Luis Mesquita de Melo, and Rui Pinto Proença, are pleased to announce that they have entered into a strategic referral arrangement to provide comprehensive legal services to their respective business and gaming clients.
The cooperation agreement with MdME expands Dickinson Wright's access to the largest and strongest gaming market in the world - Asia. The cooperation agreement with MdME solidifies Dickinson Wright's reach into the Asian marketplace and provides an important resource for the firm's clients seeking to enter the Asian market and for MdME's clients seeking to enter the North American, South and Central American, and European markets.
Macau is now the largest gaming market in the world. MdME, one of Macau's leading full-service law firms, is highly regarded and ranked in the Global and Asia Editions of Chambers and Partners. The firm's nine lawyers have practices that focus on banking and finance, gaming, real estate, corporate, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, litigation, and human resources.
Dickinson Wright with ten offices in the United States and Canada, is a full-service law firm well known for the breadth and depth of its international expertise in land-based gaming and i-gaming, automotive, finance, corporate, intellectual property, and immigration. With working relationships now in place in Macau (MdME), Malta (WH Partners), and South and Central America (Varela & Fonseca Abogados in Lima, Peru), Dickinson Wright extends its gaming law presence into most of the key land-based and i-gaming markets of the world.