Barclays has announced the appointments of several high profile general counsel positions in the United States. Former head of banking legal for the Americas Casey Kobi has been promoted to the global head of banking.
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Certain law firms the Lehman bankruptcy have come under harsh criticism from Washington's "Pay Czar" for overspending. Kenneth Feinberg works for the the US Treasury Department as the "Special Master for
Linklaters has been accused of assisting Lehman Brothers to manipulate its balance sheet to mask the perilous state of the bank’s financial affairs ahead of its collapse in 2008.
Weil Gotshal & Manges had the advantage not only of being a big name in a hot practice area but having a blockbusterAs law firms struggled in a difficult economy last year,
Late Friday, the Lehman Brothers estate submitted an updated accounting of the fees it has paid to bankruptcy advisers through the end of January, and that tab now stands at $641.9 million and could well reach the $1
Linklaters has advised administrators PwC on a claim resolution agreement (CRA), an arrangement for the return of assets to clients, which is now unconditional after receiving the
Weil, Gotshal & Manges has billed Lehman Brothers $127.1 million in fees and expenses for its role as lead debtors' counsel. According to a new bankruptcy report Lehman
Jones Day has won a lead role on the latest lawsuit to arise from the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers, reports The Am Law Daily. Lehman Brothers Holdings has filed suit against
Legal fees on the administration of Lehman Brothers in Europe have hit $112m (£68.4m) in the year since the bank's collapse. The figure is contained within a progress report from administrator PricewaterhouseCoopers
Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. paid $402.9 million to lawyers and advisers following the storied investment bank's collapse in September 2008, according to a Manhattan bankruptcy court filing. Weil Gotshal & Manges,
Weil Gotshal & Manges is set to pass the $100m mark in total billings on the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy, reports legalweek. Weil Gotshal's first request for $55m for the period of September 2008 to January 2009 has
The German affiliate of now-defunct investment firm Lehman Brothers, known as Lehman Brothers Bankhaus AG, recently requested insolvency protection under Chapter 15 of the US bankruptcy law. This protection would allow
Plaintiffs in a major class action against investment firms in connection with the underwriting of numerous tech-stock IPOs a decade ago submitted a proposed settlement to a US court in the amount of US $ 586 million.
Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker lawyer Eric Holzer, a tax associate in the firm's New York office, has been suspended from the firm over his alleged part in suspected $4.8m insider trading at Lehman Brothers.