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.
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We represent 19 of the top 20 global asset managers.
(Source: Towers Watson, "The World's 500 Largest Asset Managers," year end 2013)
The scope and complexity of regulatory risks associated with economic sanctions, asset-freezing measures and trade embargoes are increasing greatly with recent world events. Visit our resources page to stay up-to-date on the latest developments.
Attorney-Client Privilege Answer Book 2015
In this guide to navigating communication between lawyers and clients, Dechert partner Christopher Ruhland examines the boundaries of attorney-client privilege and provides, in a Q&A format, clear answers to the questions that attorneys grapple with on a regular basis. Learn more and read the first chapter.
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Deep Expertise
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.
The firm was awarded the prize for its innovative work on the restructuring of Arcapita Bank, involving the first ever successful Chapter 11 restructuring of a Middle Eastern financial institution.
Dechert’s emerging markets team has advised on another two important capital markets transactions involving Kazakhstan issuers.
Dechert advised Zealand Pharma A/S, a Danish biotechnology company with expertise in the discovery, design and development of novel peptide therapeutics, on its US$50 million royalty bond financing by Athyrium Capital Management, a U.S.-based specialist healthcare investment manager.
Read our analysis of the UK Employment Appeal Tribunal's decision in Game Retail v Laws, addressing whether a dismissal arising from an employee’s use of Twitter should have been found to be unfair.
Commercial Judgment
Dechert’s deep sector knowledge enables us to deliver practical commercial insight and judgment to our clients’ most important matters.
Relentlessly Client-Focused
Watch the video to learn about several recent pro bono matters that have made a significant impact in the local communities which Dechert serves.
The annual report recognizes firms based on the originality of their legal work and its impact on clients' businesses.
Dechert has a long standing tradition of providing pro bono services and giving back to our local communities. In this edition of A World of Good, we highlight some of our recent noteworthy successes.
The annual report recognizes firms based on the originality of their legal work and its impact on clients' businesses.
Relentlessly Client-Focused
Dechert is relentlessly focused on client needs. Nothing stands in the way of giving clients the best of the firm’s entrepreneurial energy and seamless collaboration.