Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

International Top 30 position: 22
Asia-Pacific International 50 rank: 32

Basel III update: Federal Reserve proposes new bank capital framework

Yesterday, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System approved three proposed rules that would revise the general risk-based capital rules to make them consistent with heightened international capital standards, known as Basel III, as well as certain provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010.

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    Summer Round-up: Deals, booted

    Footie and telecoms dominate our regular round-up of recent M&A activity, as the threat of rising interest rates kick-started activity among organisations.

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CityPoint
1 Ropemaker Street
London
EC2Y 9HU
UK

Global turnover 2011: $963.5m
Global lawyers: 820
No. of lawyers (Asia Pacific): 72
Offices (Asia Pacific): 4