New York – May 1, 2007 – LAWFUEL – Law Firm Newswire – Debevoise & Plimpton LLP’s Financial Institutions Group has published the inaugural issue of the Debevoise & Plimpton Financial Institutions Report, a new report focusing on legal and industry trends affecting all sectors of the financial services industry.
The premiere issue, authored by members of the firm’s Financial Institutions Group in New York, London and Hong Kong, explores topics including the Brazilian reinsurance market, life insurance IPOs in Korea, sidecar transactions in the private equity and hedge funds industries, complex structured finance transactions, anti-money laundering rules, and U.S. insurers’ affiliate receivables.
“We hope the Financial Institutions Report provides insight into the current issues and developments affecting the financial services industry around the world,” said Wolcott B. Dunham, Jr., global co-head of the firm’s Financial Institutions Group and the publication’s editor-in-chief. “The content reflects Debevoise lawyers’ decades of experience advising the firm’s clients on complex transactional, litigation, and regulatory matters.”
The Financial Institutions Group includes lawyers from Debevoise’s eight offices and consistently ranks among the world’s leading firms for regulatory compliance, insurance and M&A. The group advises on some of the industry’s most high-profile and sophisticated transactions, including complex cross-border mergers & acquisitions, capital markets transactions, and demutualizations, as well as a broad range of innovative insurance and reinsurance products and the associated regulatory and competition law issues.
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 www.debevoise.com.