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Sinking Galleon Group Latches On to Gibson Dunn

Oct 22, 2009 Galleon Group is going down and Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher is along for the ride. The Am Law Daily has learned that securities enforcement co-chair Barry Goldsmith in Washington, D.C., is advising on the closure of the…

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New group: Foreign law firms in India

Jul 18, 2009 After a Bombay High Court ruling in 1995, foreign law firms were barred from practicing in India. Under the newly enacted Limited Liability Partnership Act 2008, foreign firms are now permitted to register and offer…

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Phil Spector Gets 19 Years to Life

May 30, 2009 Famed pop producer Phil Spector faced the music today, as he was sentenced in Los Angeles Superior Court to 19 years to life for the second-degree murder of Lana Clarkson, reports Reuters. Prosecutors argued at trial…

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Skadden loses third partner in a week

May 20, 2009 Skadden restructuring partner Jan Baker has been appointed head of Latham & Watkins’ restructuring group and will be based in the firm’s New York office. It is understood that Baker will be joined by a small team of…

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