Linklaters and Cleary Gottlieb Hamilton & Steen have scored the mandates to represent Merrill Lynch and Bank of America respectively, advising them on all non-US aspects of the $50bn (£28bn) takeover which will create
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Sidley Austin does a lot of legal work for Merrill Lynch, apart from, ahem, Sunday's merger. So it's understandable that the Chicago-based firm sent an internal memo to its employees yesterday urging them not to panic
The bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers and the announced acquisition of Merrill Lynch & Co. by Bank of America will produce a flurry of legal activity. But for most large corporate law firms, which depend on financial
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.
Despite the continued slowdown in the debt finance markets and the defection of key members of its banking & finance team, law firm White & Case LLP is advising on five deals with a combined value of more than
Fidelity Investments Vice Chairman Peter Lynch, former head trader Scott DeSano and 11 employees accepted more than $1.6 million worth of gifts from brokers jockeying to trade for the world's largest mutual-fund company,
Merrill Lynch & Co. is the target of a purported class action alleging the financial firm issued materially false and misleading statements regarding its financial results. The lawsuit alleges Merrill Lynch knew or