Baker & McKenzie has named Coudert Brothers’ former chairman as one-third of its tripartite management committee for the New York office and has announed a new office managing partner. Former Coudert chief Clyde ‘Skip’ Rankin will jointly head the office’s management with finance partner Jenna Bellwin and Charles Niemeth, who succeeds Gerry Hayes as New York managing partner. Niemeth is also a relative newcomer to the Manhattan office, arriving in March 2005 from O’Melveny & Myers.
Middle East investment funds are being driven by keen foreign investors. By Robert Varley Driven by Dubai’s increasing strength in the global capital markets, the first three quarters of 2006 were strong for investment funds in the Middle East. Experts agree that the fourth quarter shows no sign of slowing, in part due to the […]