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11/15/16 2017 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" survey awards Jones Day 249 rankings

The global law firm Jones Day secured 249 rankings from 55 practice areas in the 2017 "Best Law Firms" survey published jointly by U.S. News and World Report and Best Lawyers®. Thirty-two Jones Day practices received a National...

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11/14/16 Shearman & Sterling: SEC Public Disclosures - A Guide for Investment Advisers - Preparing for the Effective Date & Polling Results

We at Shearman & Sterling were pleased to have the opportunity to present our thoughts on “SEC Public Disclosures - A Guide for Investment Advisers” at the MyComplianceOffice Webinar on October 13.

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11/10/16 PRÊMIO CONFEB 2016 RECONHECE PINHEIRO NETO COMO MELHOR ESCRITÓRIO BRASILEIRO NA ÁREA FISCAL

O Conselho Fiscal Empresarial Brasileiro (Confeb) realizou no último dia 26 de outubro a cerimônia de entrega do Prêmio Confeb 2016. Em sua primeira edição o prêmio procurou contemplar todo o setor Tributário e Fiscal,...

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11/09/16 White & Case takes more HSF lawyers for Australia launch

Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) is set to lose further lawyers to White & Case’s new offices in Australia. White & Case announced it was launching in Melbourne and Sydney two months ago, hiring a 10-partner project finance...

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11/09/16 Veirano Advogados: Brazil: is the country well known abroad as an export country?

Brazil is a country that, of course, participates in the international trade market. This participation occurs through the export of either commodities or manufactured goods. Some examples of Brazilian export items are the...

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11/07/16 Black Rock: Finding equity income as rates rise

Investors starved for yield have flocked to stocks offering dividend income. We see rising interest rates ahead, but this headwind for income equities doesn’t weaken the case for all dividend-paying stocks, we believe. Rather, it...

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11/03/16 U.S. News and Best Lawyers Rates 20 Arent Fox Practices Among Best in the Country

Twenty Arent Fox LLP practices have been recognized in the 2016 “Best Law Firms” rankings that are published annually by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers. Once again, Arent Fox’s leading Bankruptcy & Financial...

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11/03/16 Mattos Filho hires litigation partner from Bank of America

Mattos Filho announced Alex Hatanaka, 41, had joined the firm today. He is based in the firm's São Paulo’s office. Hatanaka was previously legal director of investment banking at Bank of America, where he worked from 2011. He...

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11/02/16 BNY Mellon's Albridge, an Affiliate of Pershing, Develops Integrated Technology Solutions to Help Clients Adapt to an Unprecedented Rate of Industry Change

Albridge, an affiliate of Pershing LLC, a BNY Mellon company, today unveiled its strategy to introduce enhanced solutions designed to help broker-dealers, financial advisors and RIAs adapt to an accelerated rate of industry...

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11/01/16 American Airlines Raises More Than $1 Million for Susan G. Komen

American Airlines raised more than $1 million for the Susan G. Komen® Young Investigators Grant Program during the month of October. Through the Young Investigators Grant Program, researchers are making advances against...

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10/31/16 Chaffetz Lindsey LLP: James Hosking to speak at 2016 Dublin International Arbitration Day

October 2016 – James Hosking will be a speaker at the fourth annual 2016 Dublin International Arbitration Day, which is taking place on Friday, November 18th at the Dublin Dispute Resolution Centre. Session topics will include:...

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10/31/16 Souza, Cescon, Barrieu & Flesch Advogados:The effects of the decline of commodities on the Brazilian economy and Company Reorganization

There is a general consensus that primary economies tend to suffer from the volatility of commodities. From sugar to oil, Brazilian companies have had to deal with price reductions and higher production costs. Fábio Rosas and...

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10/28/16 Duane Morris Attorney Luke P. McLoughlin Honored with Firm's 10th Annual Pro Bono Award

Duane Morris LLP attorney Luke P. McLoughlin received the firm’s 10th annual Duane Morris Pro Bono Award. The award honors the outstanding service of any attorney or group that exemplifies Duane Morris’ commitment to pro bono...

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10/27/16 AIG: 3 Ways Crowdsourcing Is Changing the World

We live in an increasingly networked world, where information flows freely through internet and mobile technologies. Online networks make sharing ideas and data faster and easier, improving communication and transparency. These...

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10/26/16 BlackRock: Impact of 2016 U.S. elections on investing

The 2016 U.S. election is unusually consequential. The underlying dynamics are driven by widening income inequality, and a growing perception that the benefits of trade and globalization have accrued to few. We examine the...

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10/25/16 Mattos Filho opens in London

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has opened a one-partner office in London – its first in Europe and second outside Brazil – from which it hopes to target European clients investing in Brazil. The opening...

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10/24/16 Shearman & Sterling Advises on CSX Corporation’s $2.2 Billion Notes Offering

Shearman & Sterling represented the underwriters led by Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Credit Suisse Securities (USA) J.P. Morgan Securities and UBS Securities in connection with CSX Corporation’s public offering of $700...

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10/24/16 PAUL RAWLINSON TAKES UP REINS AS CHAIRMAN OF BAKER & MCKENZIE

At the conclusion of its Annual Partner meeting held in Barcelona leading global law firm Baker & McKenzie has announced a number of changes to its leadership teams with immediate effect. Paul Rawlinson becomes the 15th...

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10/20/16 Grupo BTG Pactual repays Brazil guarantee fund loan in full

BTG Pactual SA , the Brazilian investment bank that suffered heavy client money withdrawals following the November arrest of former Chief Executive André Esteves, has repaid the remaining portion of a 6 billion-real ($1.9 billion...

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10/19/16 HSBC: China’s transition

British businesses stand to benefit from China’s growing appetite for services, according to HSBC Group Chief Executive Stuart Gulliver. Speaking at the HSBC China and RMB Forum in London, Mr Gulliver said that China’s economy...

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