Volcker Rule Book
The Volcker Rule: Commentary and Analysis
The Volcker Rule is here and so is Dechert’s 376-page book about it! The book examines what the Rule requires and how it impacts the operations of a range of U.S. and non-U.S. banking and non-banking financial services companies, focusing on the challenges and opportunities it creates. Visit Thomson Reuters for more information.
Cheryl Krause
Krause has been a partner in the firm’s litigation practice group since 2006, defending major banking institutions, media companies and private equity firms, as well as contributing significantly to the Philadelphia community with her pro bono work.
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We represent 18 of the top 20 global asset managers.
(Source: Towers Watson, "The World's 500 Largest Asset Managers," year end 2012)
Eleni Skordaki has joined the Finance and Real Estate practice in London while Johan Terblanche has joined the firm’s Financial Services practice in Luxembourg.
In the past year Chinese authorities have initiated a public crackdown on bribe payers in the life sciences industry, commencing investigations into the conduct of a number of multi-national companies operating in China as well as their China-based senior executives. This OnPoint considers life sciences investigations in the context of China’s anti-graft campaign and the implications for multi-nationals in China.
The EU’s highest court found that Google was obliged to remove from its search engine databases the personal data of an individual even though that information was accurate and not “prejudicial.” The decision will have wide-reaching ramifications not only for search engines but also for other businesses operating on the internet.
Read our review of recent developments in the international financial services industry.
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Dechert is a global specialist law firm with a deep bench of experts focused on sectors with the greatest complexities, legal intricacies and highest regulatory demands.
Read Law360's interview with our CEO Daniel O’Donnell for his take on the most challenging merger and acquisition deals he's handled, the latest regulation changes affecting corporate governance and private equity, and the industry sectors and regions that will see the most merger and investment activity in the future.
Dechert also tied for second as underwriters’ counsel by deal count and ranked third by deal volume.
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Dechert’s deep sector knowledge enables us to deliver practical commercial insight and judgment to our clients’ most important matters.
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The firm has been awarded Litigation Global Dispute of the Year: U.S. Litigation; Global Finance Deal of Year: Restructuring and Insolvency, Middle East; and Global Pro Bono Deal of the Year: Social Enterprise.
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Some of our most noteworthy pro bono matters have addressed labor trafficking, voter ID laws, educational stability for children with autism, a juvenile justice system's failure to provide treatment to seriously mentally ill youth, and artistic freedom through rap lyrics.
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