DLA Piper has completed its second Canadian merger with the acquisition of Toronto firm Dimock Stratton. Sixteen lawyers from Dimock Stratton will move to DLA’s Toronto location
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DLA Piper remarked on its pursuit of a merger in Canada. And it was just one year ago that the firm pulled out of talks with some lawyers from the defunctIt was four years ago that
Davis LLP has bolstered its Tokyo practice with the hire of seven Japanese lawyers, including leading corporate and structured-finance lawyer Hiroaki Takahashi.Canadian law firm
Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz and Sullivan & Cromwell have snared the lead roles on Morgan Stanley’s $9bn (£5.2bn) injection from Japanese bank Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group...
Davis Polk & Wardwell, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom and Sullivan & Cromwell have scored lead roles on Citigroup’s acquisition of Wachovia’s banking operations...
Former Securities and Exchange Commissioner Annette Nazareth will be joining Davis Polk & Wardwell as a partner, as the firm tries to bolster its financial regulation practice. Nazareth arrives as the Wall Street law
Cravath Swaine & Moore and Davis Polk & Wardwell have won places advising JP Morgan Chase and Citibank on the creation of the $70bn (£39.6bn) liquidity facility set up by leading investment banks in the aftermath of
Two US firms have won the lead roles on the $1.2bn sale of German music giant Bertelsmann’s 50 per cent interest in Sony BMG to Sony. Davis Polk & Wardwell advised Bertelsmann. Sony turned to panel firm Paul Weiss
A duo of US firms have snared lead roles on Swiss pharmaceutical group Roche's $43.7bn bid for US drug giant Genentech. Davis Polk & Wardwell New York partners Arthur Golden, Chris Mayer and Peter Douglas are advising
Davis Polk & Wardwell today announced that Frank J. Azzopardi, Neil Barr, Maurice Blanco, Mark J. Lehmkuhler, Jeffrey R. O’Brien and Paula A. Ryan have been elected partners of the firm effective July 1, 2008. Davis
Latham & Watkins has boosted its US derivatives practice with a rare partner hire from elite Manhattan firm Davis Polk & Wardwell. Witold Balaban, an expert for highly structured and equity-based transactions, joins
Davis Polk & Wardwell has ramped up its China M&A capability with the hire of Howard Zhang, the former Beijing managing partner O’Melveny & Myers. Zhang is well known in the region both for his time at O’Melveny and
Davis Polk & Wardwell and White & Case have landed plum roles on the $19bn Visa IPO, the largest ever in US history. Davis Polk head of capital markets Richard Sandler and New York-based partner Joe Hall are leading the