Monday Apr 7
Two Major Pharma M&A Deals Yield Big Firm Bonanza
A half-dozen Am Law 100 firms-many of them home to lawyers featured in The American Lawyer's latest Corporate Scorecard and Dealmaker of the Year report -got the second quarter of 2014 off to a strong start by grabbing roles on two big M&A transactions announced Monday in the pharmaceutical sector.
Criminal inquiry to be opened on Citigroup
Summary Just as Citigroup was putting a troubled past of taxpayer bailouts and risky investments behind it, the bank now finds itself in the government's cross hairs again.
April 2, 2014: Manhattan Attorney Kay Crawford Murray Receives Hon. George Bundy Smith Pioneer Award
Manhattan attorney Kay Crawford Murray has been honored with the 2014 Honorable George Bundy Smith Pioneer Award, given by the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section of the New York State Bar Association.
New York Court Affirms Separate Entity Ruling on Appeal
On March 11, 2014, a New York state appellate court affirmed an important decision on the "separate entity" rule that is favorable to all multinational banks that maintain a New York branch.
Ivory Coast: New Mining Code
A new mining code was voted by the Ivorian Parliament on March 5. Current mining titles will be valid for their remaining term but their renewals will be subject to the provisions of the New Mining Code.