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Shearman lands key role on Dresdner Bank sale

Sep 8, 2008 Just months after losing its 30-lawyer Mannheim office, Shearman & Sterling has been handed the mandate to advise the insurer Allianz on the sale of Dresdner Bank to Commerzbank, undoubtedly the most important German…

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Australian M&A sector active despite slowdown

Aug 12, 2008 The global economic slowdown has resulted in only a minor drop in M&A transactions in the Australian market, according to M&A co-practice leader Ewen Crouch at law firm Allens Arthur Robinson. There was a 20% drop in…

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Davis Polk and Latham lead on Roche megadeal

Jul 23, 2008 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…

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