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Why it took $642m in fees to dismantle Lehman

Feb 22, 2010 Lehman’s bankruptcy is believed to be the largest in US history. A new regulatory filing revealed that various consulting and legal firms and other lucky advisors that became part of the process which dismantled…

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$1,000-an-hour bankruptcy lawyer fees excessive?

Feb 6, 2009 Bankruptcy lawyer fees broke through the $1,000-an-hour barrier for the priciest bankruptcy legal advice. Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom's rates top out at $1,050 an hour. Chicago-based Kirkland & Ellis even…

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Freshfields on Nomura's Lehman buy-out

Sep 26, 2008 Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has emerged as the latest firm to score a role on Japanese investment bank Nomura’s acquisition of Lehman Brothers’ Asian operations and its European and Middle East investment banking…

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