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2013-11-15 08:20:39

NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP (Cadwalader), a leading counselor to global financial institutions and corporations, served as antitrust counsel to US Airways Group, Inc., helping its long-standing client reach a settlement with the Department of Justice and several states attorneys general that paves the way for a merger with AMR Corporation, the parent company of American Airlines. The DOJ and seven state attorneys general had brought...

2013-08-01 12:27:07

Capital Markets Practice Named "Top Issuer Counsel" and "Top Underwriter Counsel" NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP (Cadwalader), a leading counselor to global financial institutions and corporations, has been recognized as the top commercial mortgage securitization practice in the country by Commercial Mortgage Alert in the publication's midyear rankings. Cadwalader's Capital Markets Practice, led by partners Michael Gambro and Patrick...

2013-05-13 20:22:14

NEW YORK, May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, a leading counselor to global financial institutions and corporations, announced today that client Elan Corporation, plc, a biotechnology company headquartered in Ireland, will purchase from Theravance, Inc. a 21% participation interest in potential future royalty payments related to four respiratory programs partnered with GlaxoSmithKline plc: RELVAR(TM) ELLIPTA(TM)/BREO(TM) ELLIPTA(TM), AORO(TM)...

2012-09-11 06:24:40

NEW YORK, Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP (Cadwalader), a leading counselor to global financial institutions and corporations, announced that the Ethisphere Institute, a preeminent international think-tank dedicated to business ethics, has honored longstanding partner, Peter Clark in this year's 'Attorneys Who Matter' Hall of Fame. The annual award is Ethisphere's highest honor bestowed upon one practicing attorney. "Peter practices law at...

2012-07-31 06:23:23

NEW YORK, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP (Cadwalader), a leading counselor to global financial institutions and corporations has been recognized by Commercial Mortgage Alert in its midyear rankings as the top securitization firm in the country. Cadwalader's Capital Markets Department, led by Michael Gambro and Patrick Quinn, was recognized as both "Top Issuer Counsel" and "Top Underwriter Counsel" by the publication. "Our Capital Markets team has once...

2012-04-12 10:21:53

NEW YORK, April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP (Cadwalader), a leading counselor to global financial institutions and corporations, today distributed two legal memos by Steven Lofchie, Co-Chairman of the Financial Services Department, calling the definition of "swap" under Dodd-Frank impossibly over-broad and providing examples of ordinary commercial, insurance and consumer contracts that could be considered swaps under Dodd-Frank. "While [the term "swap"]...

2012-04-02 06:29:49

NEW YORK, April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP (Cadwalader), a leading counselor to global financial institutions and corporations, announced today that the firm's work as antitrust counsel to Microsoft in its acquisition of Skype, led by partners Charles "Rick" Rule and Jonathan Kanter, was awarded "Merger Control Matter of the Year - Europe" at the Global Competition Review Awards 2012 held on March 27 in Washington, D.C. The Cadwalader team also included...

2012-03-07 08:30:00

NEW YORK, March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP (Cadwalader), a leading counselor to global financial institutions and corporations, today announced that the firm's Energy and Commodities Group, led by partner Robert G. Stephens, served as counsel on a transaction that has been awarded the North American Biomass Deal of the Year by Project Finance Magazine. The award recognizes the firm's counsel to the Gainesville Renewable Energy Center, developed by American...

2011-03-17 17:07:00

WASHINGTON, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, a leading counselor to global financial institutions and corporations, today announced that Peter Moll and Brian Wallach, two renowned antitrust trial attorneys, have joined the Partnership. Moll and Wallach, formerly with Howrey, LLP., will reside in Cadwalader's D.C. Office. They are joined by three Associates, Gregory Langsdale, Jessica Thompson and Elizabeth Wright. "We are delighted that Peter and...

2011-02-02 15:51:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, a leading counselor to global financial institutions and corporations, today announced that Jana V. Baldwin, Athena Y. Eastwood, Jason R. Eig, Terence T. Healey, Danielle K. Schonback, Vanessa G. Tanaka and Joseph B. Williams, all formerly with McDermott Will & Emery LLP, have joined the firm's Energy and Commodities Advisory Practice. These Special Counsel follow their nine colleagues who arrived at...