The Lawyer Africa Elite 2014 features an in-depth look at 46 leading independent firms’ strategies in 15 key sub-Saharan jurisdictions, as well as the views of in-house counsel from some of Africa’s largest companies... Read more
This year, The Lawyer’s annual ranking of the largest UK law firms by turnover is available as an interactive, digital benchmarking tool. For the first time this will allow you to manipulate each data set against the metrics of your choice.
New York firm Thacher Proffitt & Wood has won a leading role in relation to the collapse of US bank IndyMac, while Sullivan & Cromwell is advising US mortgage group Fannie Mae on its possible government bailout.
Thacher Proffitt’s structured finance practice group chair Steve Kudenholdt is acting as legal counsel to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the government body that assumed control of the bank after it collapsed earlier this month.
At Sullivan & Cromwell, chairman Rodgin Cohen is acting for Fannie Mae.