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US law firms continue to merge at record pace

Apr 9, 2014 US aw firms continue to merge at a record pace, according to a new report from legal consulting group Altman Weil. Twenty-two firms announced mergers or acquisitions during the first quarter of 2014, and mergers…

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Reports say 99 jobs at risk at DWF

Mar 26, 2013 Roll On Friday says that 99 employees may be at risk of redundancy at DWF. The report comes from an anonymous source, who says that the firm has launched a consultation process putting…

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Law firm consolidation proceeds in third quarter

Oct 4, 2012 Law firm consultants Altman Weil report that there were 14 law firm mergers and acquisitions in the United States in the third quarter, comprising four mergers and 10 acquisitions of small firms. “Law firms continue…

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Indonesia is where the action is

Nov 12, 2010 Indonesia’s consumer and resources boom is fueling an investor frenzy in the market, with Bloomberg reporting that investors have bought $23.3 billion of debt this year. This spending follows $25.4 billion raised in…

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Skadden M&A stars Fox and Wolf defect to Kirkland

May 15, 2009 David Fox and Daniel Wolf, two top mergers and acquisitions partners at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, are joining Kirkland & Ellis. This is the first time any M&A partner at the top New York firm Skadden has…

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M&A boost for US law firms in Latin America

Feb 9, 2009 Skadden Arps, White & Case, Shearman & Sterling and other major U.S. law firms have seen a massive growth in their Latin American M&A business. Skadden has doubled the value of its Latin America M&A deals from $7.1bn…

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