Davis Polk & Wardwell

International top 30 position: 27
International 50 position (Asia-Pacific): 20

US DoJ provides FCPA guidance for mergers and acquisitions

Recently, the Department of Justice reaffirmed its guidance as to what it views as the proper Foreign Corrupt Practices Act compliance procedures in the context of mergers and acquisitions. On 17 July 2012, the Department announced a Non-Prosecution Agreement with The NORDAM Group Inc, an Oklahoma-based company that provides aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul services. On 7 August 2012, the Department announced a Deferred Prosecution Agreement with Pfizer HCP Corp, an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of the global pharmaceutical company, Pfizer Inc.

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  • Implications for the CFPB after the DC Circuit’s recess appointments decision

    A panel of three judges in the DC Circuit stunned Washington on Friday by striking down President Obama’s recess appointments to the NLRB in Noel Canning v NLRB on a basis much more sweeping than had been anticipated.

  • China antitrust review 2012

    Looking back at 2012, four years after China implemented its Anti-Monopoly Law, we can discern some important ways in which China’s antitrust regime today both mirrors and departs from antitrust regimes in other jurisdictions to which our clients are subject.

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Analysis from The Lawyer

  • Hong Kong

    US firms muscle in on Hong Kong

    Hong Kong IPO activity is hotting up again, but UK legal stalwarts are looking over their shoulders as US rivals make up ground fast

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99 Gresham Street
London
EC2V 7NG
UK

Global revenue 2011 ($m): 910
Global lawyers 2011: 772
Jurisdiction: US
No. of offices: 3
No. of qualified lawyers: 112 (International 50)