LAWFUEL – Press Release Service – Paris, London and New York – July …

LAWFUEL – Press Release Service – Paris, London and New York – July 14, 2006 – Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
and the Louvre have entered into a three-year sponsorship agreement. As
part of this arrangement, Debevoise will provide the Louvre with legal
advice in connection with a variety of matters, focusing primarily in
the areas of public and international law. Lawyers at the firm will
review and prepare documentation in connection with the implementation
of several projects currently being undertaken by the Louvre, ensuring
compliance with applicable laws.

“The Louvre would like to express its thanks to Debevoise for its
patronage of the museum. The Louvre is well known for its innovation and
leadership in the arts and is currently working on a number of projects,
including the establishment of a museum in Lens in Northern France and
the development of a variety of international partnerships. We are
pleased to have a firm of Debevoise’s calibre advising us in connection
with these projects,” said Henri Loyrette, Director of the Louvre.

“Debevoise is proud to be associated with one of the world’s most
prestigious museums. Our sponsorship of the Louvre follows a tradition
of philanthropic and pro bono activities for which our firm is widely
recognized,” added Raman Bet-Mansour, managing partner of Debevoise’s
Paris office.

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is a leading international law firm,
representing a wide range of clients around the world. Founded in 1931,
the firm has offices in New York, Washington, D.C., London, Paris,
Frankfurt, Moscow, Hong Kong and Shanghai. The firm now has over 630
lawyers, including more than 135 lawyers in Europe. For more
information, please visit our website at

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