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...
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Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz wants regulators to take definitive actions against short sellers and implement a comprehensive review of the credit default swap (CDS) market in the hope of staving off a wider Wall Street
Elite US firms Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz and Shearman & Sterling have taken the lead advisory roles on the $50bn all-stock sale of banking giant Merrill Lynch to Bank of America.
Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz has scored the lead role on the US government’s seizure of beleaguered mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, with corporate partner Ed Herlihy and restructuring partner Harold
Clifford Chance, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz and White & Case are among 64 law firms to receive a perfect score in the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 2009 Corporate Equality Index,
The top 10 firms as ranked in the Vault Guide to the Top 100 Law Firms are: 1. Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz (New York, NY) 2. Cravath, Swaine & Moore (New York, NY) 3. Sullivan & Cromwell (New York, NY) 4.
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz has urged the Securities and Exchange Commission to conduct a 45-day study of the extent to which "abusive and manipulative short-selling and spreading of false rumors is taking
Shearman & Sterling has taken the lead role alongside Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz on a chemical company acquisition worth approximately $18.8bn. US chemical giant Dow Chemical Company agreed to buy Rohm and Haas in the
Figures compiled by Legal Week and The American Lawyer show that three UK firms make it into the global top 10 by PEP — Slaughter and May, Linklaters and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. In contrast, seven US firms make
The best corporate law firm in American is Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, according to a survey released today of 1,390 directors and 279 GCs of public companies by Corporate Board Member magazine and FTI
The American Lawyer reported today that two law firms, Skadden, Arps and Latham & Watkins, broke the industry’s $2 billion gross revenue barrier for the first time. It took Skadden 51 years to reach the $1 billion
Data released Thursday shows that U.K. and U.S. firms touched a third fewer M&A deals in the first quarter of 2008 than a year earlier. At several top firms M&A dropped by half as compared to the first quarter of
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom and Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz have scooped lead roles on JPMorgan Chase's acquisition of troubled investment bank Bear Stearns. Skadden partner Peter Atkins is leading the team
The New York Observer has answered a burning political question that never occurred to us, at least until now: “If the major presidential candidates were top New York law firms, which ones would they be?”. Who would
Clifford Chance has won a high-profile mandate to advise the Aluminium Corporation of China (Chinalco) on its joint acquisition with Alcoa of a 12% stake in Rio Tinto for around $14bn. Linklaters is acting for regular