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Cadwalader Partners Contribute to Fund Finance 2022

January 24, 2022

Cadwalader partners Brian Foster, Samantha Hutchinson and Nathan Parker are contributing authors of the recently released Global Legal Insights – Fund Finance 2022, the sixth edition of this comprehensive guide to the fund finance market published by Global Legal Group.

Related Attorney(s): Brian Foster, Samantha Hutchinson, Nathan Parker, Michael Mascia
Related Practice(s): Fund Finance
Related Office(s): Charlotte, Dublin, London, New York
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Cadwalader’s Samantha Hutchinson Shortlisted for Women, Influence & Power in Law UK Awards 2022

January 24, 2022

Cadwalader’s Samantha Hutchinson, a partner and Head of Fund Finance, UK, has been shortlisted as part of the Law.com International and Legal Week’s 2022 Women, Influence & Power in Law (WIPL) UK Awards.

Related Attorney(s): Samantha Hutchinson
Related Practice(s): Fund Finance
Related Office(s): Dublin, London
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Cadwalader Advises SkyKnight Capital on Initial Investment in New Republic Partners

January 20, 2022

Cadwalader advised SkyKnight Capital on bank regulatory matters related to the private equity firm’s initial investment in New Republic Partners, a next-generation financial services firm specializing in innovative investment, wealth advisory and credit solutions for families, endowments, foundations, and advisors serving accredited investors.

Related Attorney(s): Daniel Meade, Scott Cammarn
Related Practice(s): Bank Regulation, Financial Regulation
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York, Washington
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Cadwalader Named Among Law360 2021 Practice Groups Of The Year

January 19, 2022

Cadwalader teams have been named among the Law360 2021 “Practice Groups of the Year” in the Hospitality and Structured Finance categories. The awards “honor the attorney teams behind litigation wins and major deals that resonated throughout the legal industry this past year.”

Related Practice(s): Derivatives & Structured Products, Real Estate, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): Charlotte, Dublin, London, New York, Washington
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Cadwalader’s Jason Schwartz Speaks at PLI's ‘Taxation of Financial Products & Transactions 2022’ Event

January 11, 2022

Cadwalader partner Jason Schwartz was a featured speaker at Practising Law Institute’s “Taxation of Financial Products & Transactions 2022” event, which addressed a range of topics involving the tax rules governing financial products and transactions.

Related Attorney(s): Jason Schwartz
Related Practice(s): Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Task Force, LIBOR Preparedness Team, Tax
Related Office(s): Washington
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Cadwalader’s Steven Lofchie and Scott Cammarn Lecture at IIB’s 2022 ‘U.S. Regulatory & Compliance Orientation Program’

January 11, 2022

Cadwalader Financial Services attorneys Steven Lofchie and Scott Cammarn today lectured at the Institute of International Bankers’ (IIB) annual “U.S. Regulatory & Compliance Orientation Program,” which provides an overview of the regulatory and compliance requirements applicable to the U.S. operations of internationally headquartered banks, including information about the examination process.

Related Attorney(s): Scott Cammarn, Steven Lofchie
Related Practice(s): Bank Regulation, Financial Regulation
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York
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Cadwalader Names Wesley Misson Head of Fund Finance, U.S., and Samantha Hutchinson, Head of Fund Finance, UK

January 07, 2022

Cadwalader’s market-leading Fund Finance practice has expanded its leadership team with the naming of partner Wesley Misson as Head of Fund Finance, U.S., and London-based partner Samantha Hutchinson as Head of Fund Finance, UK.  

Related Attorney(s): Wesley Misson, Samantha Hutchinson
Related Practice(s): Fund Finance
Related Office(s): Charlotte, Dublin, London, New York, Washington
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Cadwalader Launches Supplier Diversity Program, Open for Registration

January 07, 2022

Cadwalader has established a formal supplier diversity program to help identify new and reinforce existing relationships with businesses that represent a range of historically underrepresented groups.

Related Page(s): Supplier Diversity Program
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Steven Herman and Eunji Jo Named Real Estate Thought Leaders

December 29, 2021

Real Estate Group partner Steven Herman and associate Eunji Jo were named “Go-To Thought Leaders” for Real Estate by the National Law Review.

Related Attorney(s): Steven Herman, Eunji Jo
Related Practice(s): Real Estate
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York
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Crain’s New York Business 2022 ‘Notable Women in Law’ List Recognizes Cadwalader’s Dorothy Auth, Karen Dyer, Ellen Holloman and Bonnie Neuman

December 20, 2021

Cadwalader partners Dorothy Auth, Karen Dyer, Ellen Holloman and Bonnie Neuman have been named to the 2022 Crain’s New York Business “Notable Women in Law” list.

Related Attorney(s): Dorothy Auth Ph.D., Karen Dyer, Ellen Holloman, Bonnie Neuman
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, Intellectual Property, Real Estate
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York, Washington
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Cadwalader Elects 9 New Partners and Promotes 23 New Special Counsel and Counsel

December 15, 2021

Largest promotion class in 15 years reflects continued confidence in firm’s growth and success.

Related Attorney(s): Nicholas Brandfon, Erica Hogan, Sabah Nawaz, Nick Ramphal, Catherine Richardson, Adam Risell, Casey Servais, Kevin Sholette, Taylor Speers, Dante Amenta, Douglas Arborio, Cassandra Best, Patrick Calves, Tyler Carson, Danyeale Chung, Avis Edwards, Kate Foreman, Emma Gallagher, Duncan Grieve, Mark Highman, Molly Lovedale, Michael Lynch, Jefferson Mabrito, Matthew McManus, Katie McShane, Christopher Montgomery, Mathan Navaratnam, Andrea Nixon, Michael Powell, Matthew Stempler, M. Skyler Walker, Joseph Zeidner
Related Practice(s): Corporate, Derivatives & Structured Products, Financial Regulation, Financial Restructuring, Fund Finance, Global Litigation, Real Estate, Securitization & Asset Based Finance, Tax, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Charlotte, Dublin, London, New York, Washington
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Cadwalader’s Bonnie Neuman Ranked Among Top 10 U.S. Commercial Real Estate Lawyers by Connect CRE; Chris Dickson Ranked Among Top Lawyers in U.S. Southeast

December 14, 2021

Cadwalader Real Estate Finance practice head Bonnie Neuman has been recognized by Connect CRE as one of the Top 10 commercial real estate attorneys in the U.S. in its annual “Lawyers in Real Estate” awards, with Cadwalader Real Estate Finance partner Chris Dickson recognized among the Top 10 in the U.S. Southeast region. The series represents a list of attorneys across the country “selected for excelling in their practices as well as their contributions to the community.”

Related Attorney(s): Bonnie Neuman, Christopher Dickson
Related Practice(s): Real Estate
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York
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Cadwalader’s LIBOR Team Wins Financial Times North America Innovative Lawyers 2021 Award

December 13, 2021

Cadwalader has won the Financial Times North America Innovative Lawyers 2021 award in the highly competitive category of “Creating new standards” in recognition of the firm’s market-leading LIBOR transition practice. The team’s work has included representing the U.S. Federal Reserve’s Alternative Reference Rates Committee (ARRC) and a broad range of financial services clients on moving away from LIBOR, known as the “world's most important number,” which is valued as a $200 trillion contractual market. In particular, the Financial Times award was focused on the firm’s efforts in drafting important New York State legislation this past year that governs LIBOR transition and contract remediation. 

Related Attorney(s): Lary Stromfeld, Wesley Misson, Ray Shirazi, Jon Mandarakas, Michael Yu
Related Practice(s): Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Task Force, Financial Regulation, Fund Finance, LIBOR Preparedness Team
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York, Washington
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Cadwalader’s Private Wealth Group Shortlisted for Private Asset Management Awards 2022

December 10, 2021

Cadwalader’s Private Wealth Group has been shortlisted as “Best law firm – estates and trusts,” as part of the upcoming Private Asset Management Awards 2022.

Related Attorney(s): Dean Berry, Robert Lawrence
Related Practice(s): Estate Planning & Administration, Institutional Planning, Private Wealth
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Cadwalader Helps Secure Three WDTX Case Transfers Following Federal Circuit Court of Appeals Mandamus Petition

December 03, 2021

A team of Cadwalader IP and Global Litigation attorneys succeeded in securing the transfer of three cases from the the Western District of Texas to the Central District of California on behalf of client Alfresco Software.

Related Attorney(s): Jonathan Watkins, John Moehringer, Danielle Tully, Michael Powell, John Augelli
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, Intellectual Property
Related Office(s): New York
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Cadwalader Advises Greencoat UK Wind on Oversubscribed £450 Million Share Issuance

December 02, 2021

Cadwalader has advised Greencoat UK Wind PLC on its oversubscribed £450 million share issuance pursuant to an Offer for Subscription, Open Offer, Intermediaries Offer, Placing and parallel Tap Issuance in respect of excess demand. Greencoat UK Wind PLC is the leading London Stock Exchange-listed renewable infrastructure investment fund, with a market capitalisation of £3 billion and investments in 40 operating UK wind farms with net generating capacity of 1,289.8MW.

Related Attorney(s): Michael Newell, Adam Blakemore, Dorothy Mehta, Maurine Bartlett, Catherine Richardson, Jack Kelly, Paolo Del Val, Matthew Lefkowitz
Related Practice(s): Financial Regulation, Fund Formation
Related Office(s): London, New York
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Cadwalader’s Simon Walsh Presents on ‘ESG Claims’ on Global Class Actions Symposium 2021 Panel

November 30, 2021

Simon Walsh, special counsel in Cadwalader’s Global Litigation Group, featured on a panel discussing class actions arising out of Environmental, Social and Governance risks as part of the “Global Class Actions Symposium 2021.” The event, delivered to both a live audience and via virtual platform, brought together leading practitioners in the area of collective redress from across the globe. 

Related Attorney(s): Simon Walsh
Related Practice(s): Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Task Force
Related Office(s): London
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Cadwalader Advises Portico on Sale to Cowen

November 23, 2021

Cadwalader is advising privately-held Portico Capital Advisors (“Portico”) on its definitive agreement to be acquired by financial services firm Cowen, Inc. (NASDAQ: COWN) (“Cowen”). The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2021. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Related Attorney(s): Daniel Raglan, Joanna Valentine, Tyler Carson, Peter Bariso, Dmitry Morgan, Browning Platt, Andrew Rivera, Joshua Perkins, Linda Swartz, Jason Schwartz, Adam Blakemore, Joseph Soltis, Catherine Richardson, Steven Lofchie, Michael Sholem, Mark Highman, Matthew Lefkowitz, Jack Kelly, Marcus Hunter, Dorothy Auth Ph.D., Howard Wizenfeld, Dash Cole, Joel Mitnick, Ngoc Hulbig, Simon Walsh, Charles Munn, Gareth Rund, Michael Anglin
Related Practice(s): Antitrust, Corporate, Financial Regulation, Intellectual Property, Tax
Related Office(s): London, New York, Washington
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Cadwalader Acts as Deal Counsel to Credit Suisse on Landmark European CRE CLO

November 23, 2021

Cadwalader has advised Credit Suisse, as arranger and placement agent, on the first CRE CLO in Europe since the credit crisis.

Related Attorney(s): David Quirolo, Nick Shiren, Y. Jeffrey Rotblat, Sabah Nawaz, Adam Blakemore, Jason Schwartz, Scott Cammarn, James Frazier, Maurine Bartlett, Catherine Richardson, Adam Risell, Jinisha Patel, Maria Geraghty, Matthew Lefkowitz, Edward Morphett, Aaron Kennedy, Nicole Schapira
Related Practice(s): CLOs, Financial Regulation, Securitization & Asset Based Finance, Tax
Related Office(s): Charlotte, Dublin, London, New York
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Bringing the Private Equity Model to Public Companies

November 23, 2021

Corporate partner Stephen Fraidin was featured on the panel “Debating the Case for an Optional ‘Board 3.0’ Model" at Board 3.0: Bringing the Private Equity Model to Public Companies, a virtual conference presented by the Ira M. Millstein Center for Global Markets and Corporate Ownership, Columbia Law School and the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI).

Related Attorney(s): Stephen Fraidin
Related Practice(s): Corporate
Related Office(s): New York
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Cadwalader’s Michael Ruder Presents at NYU's 54th Annual Conference on Capital Markets in Real Estate

November 22, 2021

Post-pandemic ESG and other investment strategies, global debt and alternate debt finance were among the key themes at the NYU School of Professional Studies Schack Institute of Real Estate’s 54th Annual Conference on Capital Markets in Real Estate on November 16 at the Plaza Hotel in New York City.

Related Attorney(s): Michael Ruder
Related Practice(s): Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Task Force, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): Charlotte
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Cadwalader Represents Lenders on 1290 Avenue of the Americas Refinancing

November 19, 2021

Cadwalader is representing the lenders in their $950 million refinancing of the 1290 Avenue of the Americas skyscraper in Manhattan. The firm also advised on the securitization of the CMBS loan.

Related Attorney(s): Bonnie Neuman, Matthew McManus, David Burkholder, A. Knepley, Candelario Saldana
Related Practice(s): Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities, Real Estate, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York
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Leading Executive Compensation and Benefits Lawyer Michael Bergmann Joins Cadwalader

November 17, 2021

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP today announced that Michael R. Bergmann has joined the firm as a partner in the firm’s Corporate Group and will be based in Washington, D.C.

Related Attorney(s): Michael Bergmann
Related Practice(s): Corporate, Executive Compensation & Benefits
Related Office(s): Washington
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Cadwalader Advises Accelus on $482 Million Combination with CHP Merger Corporation

November 15, 2021

Cadwalader is advising Integrity Implants Inc. (d/b/a Accelus) in its definitive business combination agreement with CHP Merger Corporation (NASDAQ: CHPM), a special acquisition company (SPAC), in a transaction with an implied enterprise value of approximately $482 million.

Related Attorney(s): Stephen Fraidin, Gregory Patti, Joanna Valentine, Erica Hogan, Dmitry Morgan, Camillo Di Donato, Steven Szaro, Aaron Lang, Joseph Soltis
Related Practice(s): Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions, Tax
Related Office(s): Charlotte, London, New York
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Cadwalader Named to GIR 100 Annual Guide to World’s Leading Cross-Border Investigations Practices

November 11, 2021

Cadwalader was once again named to the GIR 100, Global Investigation Review’s annual guide to the world’s leading cross-border investigations practices. The selected firms represent those that are best suited to handle sophisticated cross-border government-led and internal investigations and related settlement negotiations or prosecutions of corporates and individuals.

Related Attorney(s): Jodi Avergun
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Charlotte, Dublin, London, New York, Washington
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Cadwalader’s Dorothy Auth Presents at IIPLA 2021 USA

November 11, 2021

Cadwalader Intellectual Property Group chair Dr. Dorothy Auth last week participated in a program hosted by the International Intellectual Property Law Association (IIPLA), titled “Navigating the Intersection between Patent Prosecution and Patent Litigation,” that addressed patent eligibility from both the life sciences and high-tech perspectives as well as prosecution history estoppel as issues effecting litigation.

Related Attorney(s): Dorothy Auth Ph.D.
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, Intellectual Property, Patent & Trade Secret Litigation, Patent Preparation & Prosecution
Related Office(s): New York
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Cadwalader Attorneys Present on 'Greening CLOs' at ELFA's Climate Month Seminar Series

November 10, 2021

Cadwalader Capital Markets partner Claire Puddicombe, Financial Services partner Michael Sholem and Capital Markets special counsel Alex Collins last week participated in a seminar to discuss the “greening” of European CLO transactions in the context of the current regulatory climate as well as the practical application of regulation and investor requirements to European CLOs. 

Related Attorney(s): Claire Puddicombe, Michael Sholem, Alexander Collins
Related Practice(s): CLOs, Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Task Force, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): London
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Cadwalader Hosts London Roundtable Discussion on Brazilian Trade Mission to UK

November 09, 2021

Cadwalader hosted a roundtable discussion in London yesterday, officially launching the State Government of Minas Gerais, Brazil trade mission to the UK.

Related Attorney(s): Duncan Grieve
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): London
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Cadwalader’s Mark Beardsworth Lead Editor of ABA Publication, ‘An International Guide to Corporate Internal Investigations,’ with Firm’s White Collar Defense & Investigations Attorneys as Contributing Authors

November 09, 2021

Cadwalader White Collar Defense & Investigations partner Mark Beardsworth is the lead editor of the new American Bar Association publication, “An International Guide to Corporate Internal Investigations,” which has 39 contributors, including attorneys from Cadwalader and other leading firms around the world.

Related Attorney(s): Mark Beardsworth, Jodi Avergun, Todd Blanche, Lex Urban, Cheryl Risell, Shruti Chandhok, Duncan Grieve
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Charlotte, Dublin, London, New York, Washington
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Cadwalader’s Private Wealth Group Shortlisted for Citywealth Magic Circle Awards 2022

November 08, 2021

Cadwalader’s Private Wealth Group has again been shortlisted as “Law Firm of the Year – USA,” as part of The Magic Circle Awards 2022.

Related Practice(s): Private Wealth
Related Office(s): New York
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Cadwalader Ranked Among Top National Firms in 2022 U.S. News – Best Lawyers ‘Best Law Firms’ Publication

November 05, 2021

Cadwalader has ranked nationally in over 20 practice areas and regionally in over 30 areas in the 2022 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms.”

Related Practice(s): Antitrust, Derivatives & Structured Products, Financial Regulation, Global Litigation, Private Wealth, Real Estate, Securitization & Asset Based Finance, Tax, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York
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Cadwalader’s Sophie Cuthbertson Delivers Opening Remarks as Chair of PLI’s 'New Developments in Securitization 2021' Event

November 05, 2021

Cadwalader partner Sophie Cuthbertson kicked off the Practising Law Institute’s (PLI) “New Developments in Securitization” 2021 event, marking her third consecutive year as chair of this annual gathering that addresses key developments in structured finance.

Related Attorney(s): Sophie Cuthbertson, Joseph Beach
Related Practice(s): Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Task Force, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): Washington
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Cadwalader Shortlisted for Financial Times Innovative Lawyers North America 2021 Awards

November 05, 2021

Cadwalader has been shortlisted by the Financial Times for its innovative work in three separate categories as part of the publication’s forthcoming FT Innovative Lawyers North America 2021 awards and report.

Related Attorney(s): Wesley Misson, Ray Shirazi, Lary Stromfeld
Related Practice(s): Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Task Force, Financial Regulation, Fund Finance, LIBOR Preparedness Team, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York, Washington
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The National Law Journal 2021 Litigation Trailblazers

November 03, 2021

The National Law Journal
White Collar Defense & Investigations partner Anne Tompkins is recognized among The National Law Journal’s 2021 list of “Litigation Trailblazers”.

Related Attorney(s): Anne Tompkins
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Charlotte, Washington
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Festival of Talent 2021 (Part of The Lawyer Awards)

November 03, 2021

The Lawyer
Capital Markets special counsel Sabah Nawaz is profiled as part of The Lawyer’s “Festival of Talent” feature that showcases the contributions of attorneys on the teams that were shortlisted in the transactional categories of the publication’s annual awards program.

Related Attorney(s): Sabah Nawaz
Related Practice(s): Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): Dublin, London
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Cadwalader Attorneys Participate on ACC-Hosted ESG and Corporate Governance Panel

November 02, 2021

Attorneys from Cadwalader’s Corporate Group participated in a webinar last week, “ESG and Corporate Governance,” hosted by the New York City Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel, that drew over 100 in-house counsel.

Related Attorney(s): Erica Hogan, Joshua Apfelroth
Related Practice(s): Corporate, Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Task Force
Related Office(s): New York
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Cadwalader Practices, Lawyers Recognized in Chambers UK 2022

October 28, 2021

Cadwalader, a leading advisor to global financial institutions, corporations and investment funds, has again been recognized for its leading practice groups and lawyers by Chambers UK 2022.

Related Attorney(s): Melis Acuner, Mark Beardsworth, Suzanne Bell, Adam Blakemore, Alexander Collins, Stephen Day, Matthew Duncan, James Hoggett, Samantha Hutchinson, Jack Kelly, Michael Newell, Claire Puddicombe, Daniel Tobias, David Quirolo, Kevin Roberts
Related Practice(s): CLOs, Corporate & Financial Services Litigation & Regulation, Fund Finance, Global Litigation, International Dispute Resolution, Securitization & Asset Based Finance, Tax, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Dublin, London
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Cadwalader Earns Top Scores in Creditflux CLO Census 2021

October 28, 2021

Cadwalader earned multiple top scores in the Creditflux CLO Census 2021, which asks CLO market participants for their input on the best CLO arrangers, law firms, rating agencies and other service providers.

Related Practice(s): CLOs, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): Charlotte, Dublin, London, New York, Washington
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Cadwalader Named to Bloomberg Law’s Inaugural Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Framework

October 27, 2021

Cadwalader has been named to Bloomberg Law’s inaugural Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Framework. It is one of 28 U.S.-based law firms recognized for their level of disclosure of diversity-related metrics and distinguished performance against six core pillars: demographics, leadership and talent pipeline, recruitment and retention, business innovation and strategy, marketing, and diversity & inclusion in the community.

Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York, Washington
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Cadwalader’s Duncan Grieve Authors Cross-Border Chapter for Brazilian Compliance Publication

October 26, 2021

Cadwalader associate Duncan Grieve has authored a chapter, titled “Topical Issues in Cross-Border Investigations,” in the Brazilian legal publication Compliance Applied to Law published by ComplianceLab.

Related Attorney(s): Duncan Grieve
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Dublin, London
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Perry Hicks Re-Joins Cadwalader’s Finance Group

October 22, 2021

Top fund finance lawyer is regular advisor to leading financial institutions.

Related Attorney(s): E. Hicks
Related Practice(s): Fund Finance
Related Office(s): Charlotte
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Cadwalader Advises Credit Bureau Connection on its Majority Recapitalization by CapStreet

October 19, 2021

Cadwalader advised Credit Bureau Connection (CBC), which offers credit reporting and compliance solutions to the automotive and general consumer finance industries, in its majority recapitalization by private equity firm The CapStreet Group, LLC. Following the transaction, CBC will continue to operate under its current brand name. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Related Attorney(s): Daniel Raglan, Tyler Carson, Joshua Perkins, Cheyenne Karp, Linda Swartz, Joseph Soltis, Rachel Rodman, Dorothy Auth Ph.D., Dash Cole, Scott Cammarn
Related Practice(s): Corporate, Financial Regulation, Global Litigation, Intellectual Property, Tax
Related Office(s): New York
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Cadwalader Wins Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Europe 2021 Award for ‘Innovation in Sustainable Finance’

October 15, 2021

Cadwalader has been named the “Innovation in Sustainable Finance” winner as part of the Financial Times (FT) Innovative Lawyers Europe 2021 awards. The firm was also recognized for its additional innovative work in the “Moving the market forward” category, and London-based Fund Finance partner Samantha Hutchinson was named as one of 10 “forward-looking legal practitioners.  

Related Attorney(s): Samantha Hutchinson, David Quirolo, Claire Puddicombe, Adam Blakemore, James Frazier, Gregg Jubin, Jason Schwartz, Alexander Collins, Catherine Richardson, Adam Risell, Hugo Chan, Matthew Lefkowitz, Cassandra Nelson-Williams, Sabah Nawaz, Assia Damianova, Michael Sholem, Alissa Kalinowski
Related Practice(s): CLOs, Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Task Force, Fund Finance, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): London, New York, Washington
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Cadwalader Advises Purchaser on Financing for Birmingham Retail Park

October 04, 2021

Cadwalader has advised Invesco Real Estate on the financing of its acquisition of the Fort Shopping Park in Birmingham, UK. The financing was funded by Tristan Capital Partners’ TIPS One Income Plus Real Estate Debt Fund, which provided £44m of senior debt to Invesco.

Related Attorney(s): Duncan Hubbard, William Lo, Livia Li, Adam Blakemore, Catherine Richardson
Related Practice(s): Real Estate, Tax
Related Office(s): London
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Cadwalader Advises HealthCare Royalty Partners on Revenue Financing Agreement with Spero Therapeutics

October 01, 2021

Cadwalader advised HealthCare Royalty Partners on a revenue financing agreement for up to $125 million for Spero Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPRO), a multi-asset clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on identifying, developing, and commercializing treatments in high unmet need areas involving multi-drug resistant bacterial infections and rare diseases.

Related Attorney(s): Ira Schacter, Tyler Carson
Related Practice(s): Corporate, Derivatives & Structured Products, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): New York
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Cadwalader Attorneys Recognized as 2021 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

October 01, 2021

Cadwalader has once again been recognized in the New York Metro Edition of Super Lawyers.

Related Attorney(s): Fredric Altschuler, Christopher Cox, Nicholas Gravante, Jason Halper, Steven Herman, Philip Iovieno, Joel Mitnick, Ray Shirazi, Jack Stern, Lary Stromfeld, Linda Swartz, Conor Almquist, Cassandra Best, Gillian Burns, Thomas Curtin, Michelle Gellman, Jaclyn Hall, Christian Larson, Nihal Patel, Matthew Seitz, Casey Servais
Related Practice(s): Antitrust, Corporate, Financial Regulation, Financial Restructuring, Global Litigation, Intellectual Property, Real Estate, Tax
Related Office(s): New York
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Cadwalader Recognized Among Leading Law Firms in The Legal 500 United Kingdom 2022

September 30, 2021

Cadwalader has been recognized across a broad range of practice areas in the 2022 edition of The Legal 500 United Kingdom.

Related Attorney(s): Mark Beardsworth, Suzanne Bell, Adam Blakemore, Robert Cannon, Hugo Chan, Shruti Chandhok, Alexander Collins, Stephen Day, Paolo Del Val, Matthew Duncan, Charlotte Glaser, Duncan Grieve, Michael Gwydir, Duncan Hubbard, Samantha Hutchinson, Jack Kelly, Livia Li, William Lo, Mathan Navaratnam, Sabah Nawaz, Michael Newell, Nathan Parker, Claire Puddicombe, David Quirolo, Catherine Richardson, Kevin Roberts, Nick Shiren, Daniel Tobias
Related Practice(s): Derivatives & Structured Products, Fund Finance, Real Estate, Securitization & Asset Based Finance, Tax, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Dublin, London
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Cadwalader Names Recipient of Inaugural Catherine Noyes Lee 2L Diversity Scholarship

September 29, 2021

Cadwalader has named the recipient of its inaugural Catherine Noyes Lee 2L Diversity & Inclusion Scholarship, which will be awarded annually to an outstanding second-year law student with a commitment to diversity and inclusion.

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Joanna Valentine Discusses UK Governance at Westminster Business Forum

September 28, 2021

Cadwalader Corporate partner Joanna Valentine spoke about the future of UK governance as part of a panel hosted earlier this month by the Westminster Business Forum.

Related Attorney(s): Joanna Valentine
Related Practice(s): Corporate
Related Office(s): London
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Cadwalader Achieves Another Major Victory for Quantile Technologies Limited

September 27, 2021

A team of Cadwalader litigators led by partner and Intellectual Property Group chair Dorothy Auth secured a second major victory on behalf of its client Quantile Technologies Limited.

Related Attorney(s): Dorothy Auth Ph.D., Danielle Tully, Howard Wizenfeld, Dash Cole, Michael Powell, John Augelli
Related Practice(s): Intellectual Property, Patent & Trade Secret Litigation, Patent Preparation & Prosecution
Related Office(s): New York
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Cadwalader Named ITR ‘Americas Tax Awards’ 2021 ‘Pro Bono Firm of the Year’

September 22, 2021

Cadwalader has been named “Pro Bono Firm of the Year” as part of the annual International Tax Review (ITR) “Americas Tax Awards,” which “recognize remarkable achievements and developments by international tax professionals from the North, Central and South American regions over a 12-month period.”

Related Attorney(s): Linda Swartz, Jason Schwartz
Related Practice(s): Corporate Taxation, Mergers & Acquisitions Taxation, Restructurings & Bankruptcies Taxation, Securitization & Structured Products Taxation, Tax, Tax Controversy
Related Office(s): New York, Washington
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Cadwalader Attorneys Contribute Chapter to ‘Global Mobility of Ultra-High-Net-Worth Individuals’

September 20, 2021

Cadwalader Private Client Group attorneys Dean Berry and William Schaaf have contributed a chapter to the recently-released publication, “Global Mobility of Ultra-High-Net-Worth Individuals,” which provides expert guidance on the tax and legal aspects of inbound and outbound transfer of residence of ultra-high-net-worth individuals.

Related Attorney(s): Dean Berry, William Schaaf
Related Practice(s): Private Wealth
Related Office(s): New York
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Cadwalader Partners Featured in Legal Media Group’s ‘Women in Business Law 2021' Guide

September 15, 2021

Cadwalader attorneys have been recognized in the Legal Media Group’s Expert Guides Women in Business Law 2021, with several of the firm’s women partners featured as leaders in their respective practice areas.

Related Attorney(s): Dorothy Auth Ph.D., Jodi Avergun, Ingrid Bagby, Suzanne Bell, Dorothy Mehta, Bonnie Neuman, Linda Swartz
Related Practice(s): Financial Restructuring, Global Litigation, Intellectual Property, Investment Funds, Real Estate, Securitization & Asset Based Finance, Tax, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Charlotte, Dublin, London, New York, Washington
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Cadwalader Authors LexisNexis “Practical Guidance” Articles on Critical Social Justice Issues

September 15, 2021

Cadwalader Global Litigation partner Ellen Holloman and attorney Hyungjoo Han have authored two recent articles addressing current critical social justice issues, as part of the LexisNexis Practical Guidance® Practice Note series.

Related Attorney(s): Ellen Holloman
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation
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Cadwalader Shortlisted by The Lawyer Awards 2021 as ‘Finance Team of the Year’

September 14, 2021

Cadwalader has been shortlisted by The Lawyer Awards 2021 as “Finance team of the year” in recognition of the firm’s role as deal counsel in advising Investec on a €1bn secured note programme backed by subscription credit facilities with one of the UK’s largest insurers. 

Related Attorney(s): David Quirolo, Samantha Hutchinson, Sabah Nawaz, Adam Blakemore, Catherine Richardson, Jason Schwartz, Assia Damianova, Michael Sholem, Alissa Kalinowski
Related Practice(s): Financial Regulation, Fund Finance, Securitization & Asset Based Finance, Tax
Related Office(s): Charlotte, Dublin, London, New York, Washington
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Cadwalader’s Samantha Hutchinson Shortlisted for Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Europe 2021 Awards

September 10, 2021

Cadwalader Fund Finance partner Samantha Hutchinson has been shortlisted by the Financial Times in the “Innovative practitioner” category, as part of the publication’s forthcoming FT Innovative Lawyers Europe 2021 awards and report.

Related Attorney(s): Samantha Hutchinson
Related Practice(s): Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Task Force, Fund Finance
Related Office(s): London
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Cadwalader Recognized in New Edition of IFLR1000

September 09, 2021

Cadwalader lawyers and practices have been recognized as industry leaders in the 31st edition of the IFLR1000, a publication focused on financial and corporate transactional work.

Related Attorney(s): Suzanne Bell, Louis Bevilacqua, Richard Brand, Scott Cammarn, Holly Chamberlain, Christopher Cox, Stephen Day, Mark Ellenberg, Matthew Feig, Michael Gambro, Chris Gavin, Stuart Goldstein, Steven Herman, Samantha Hutchinson, Steven Lofchie, Ivan Loncar, Michael Mascia, Christopher McDermott, Dorothy Mehta, William Mills, Wesley Misson, Jeffrey Nagle, Richard Nevins, Michael Newell, Nick Shiren, Nihal Patel, Gregory Patti, Gregory Petrick, Patrick Quinn, David Quirolo, Y. Jeffrey Rotblat, Ira Schacter, Ray Shirazi, Gary Silverstein, Lary Stromfeld
Related Practice(s): Bank Regulation, Bankruptcy Litigation, Corporate, Derivatives & Structured Products, Financial Regulation, Financial Restructuring, Fund Finance, Investment Funds, Mergers & Acquisitions, Real Estate, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): Charlotte, Dublin, London, New York, Washington
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Philip Khinda Named a 2021 Crisis Leadership Trailblazer by The National Law Journal

September 09, 2021

White Collar Defense and Investigations partner Philip Khinda has been named to The National Law Journal’s 2021 list of Crisis Leadership Trailblazers, recognized for his decades of experience in this area.

Related Attorney(s): Philip Khinda
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, Securities Enforcement and Compliance, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): New York, Washington
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Cadwalader Attorneys Contribute to ICLG’s ‘International Arbitration 2021’

September 08, 2021

Cadwalader disputes partner Melis Acuner, special counsel Simon Walsh and associate Emma Farrow have co-authored two chapters in the recently released International Arbitration 2021: A Practical Cross-Border Insight Into International Arbitration Work,” published by International Comparative Legal Guides (ICLG). The 18th edition represents a “valuable, authoritative source of reference material for lawyers, industry and private practice seeking information regarding the procedural laws and practice of international arbitration, provided by experienced practitioners from around the world.”

Related Attorney(s): Melis Acuner, Simon Walsh, Emma Farrow
Related Practice(s): Corporate & Financial Services Litigation & Regulation, Global Litigation
Related Office(s): London
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Cadwalader Shortlisted for Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Europe 2021 Awards

August 31, 2021

Cadwalader has been shortlisted by the Financial Times for its innovative transactional work in two separate categories as part of the publication’s forthcoming FT Innovative Lawyers Europe 2021 awards and report.

Related Attorney(s): David Quirolo, Samantha Hutchinson, Sabah Nawaz, Adam Blakemore, Catherine Richardson, Jason Schwartz, Assia Damianova, Michael Sholem, Alissa Kalinowski, Claire Puddicombe, James Frazier, Gregg Jubin, Alexander Collins, Adam Risell, Hugo Chan, Matthew Lefkowitz, Cassandra Nelson-Williams
Related Practice(s): CLOs, Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Task Force, Financial Regulation, Fund Finance, Securitization & Asset Based Finance, Tax
Related Office(s): London, New York, Washington
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Cadwalader Signs On to Statement on SPACs

August 27, 2021

Cadwalader is one of over 60 leading law firms to sign on to a statement responding to Investment Company Act lawsuits targeting the SPAC industry.

Related Practice(s): Corporate, Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs)
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Cadwalader Advises Forbes on $630 Million Business Combination with Magnum Opus

August 26, 2021

Cadwalader is advising Forbes Global Holdings in its definitive business combination agreement with Magnum Opus Acquisition Limited (NYSE: OPA), a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), in a transaction with an implied enterprise value of approximately $630 million.

Related Attorney(s): William Mills, Joshua Apfelroth, Lindsey Kister, Adam Tamzoke, Monica Lindsay, Linda Swartz, Matthew Seitz, Dorothy Auth Ph.D., Dash Cole, Joel Mitnick, Ngoc Hulbig, Jodi Avergun, Jared Stanisci, Keith Gerver
Related Practice(s): Antitrust, Corporate, Executive Compensation & Benefits, Global Litigation, Intellectual Property, Mergers & Acquisitions, Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs), Tax
Related Office(s): New York, Washington
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Cadwalader Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2022

August 19, 2021

Cadwalader has been recognized in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, with 40 lawyers across more than 20 practice areas featured in the guide. In addition, over 20 of the firm's lawyers have been named to the guide's Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America list.

Related Attorney(s): Scott Cammarn, Anne Tompkins, Fredric Altschuler, Dorothy Auth Ph.D., Ingrid Bagby, Louis Bevilacqua, Todd Blanche, James Carroll, Karen Dyer, Stephen Fraidin, James Frazier, Michael Gambro, Chris Gavin, Anna Glick, Stuart Goldstein, Nicholas Gravante, Jason Halper, Steven Herman, Tim Hicks, Philip Khinda, Henry LaBrun, Ronald Lanning, Robert Lawrence, Francisco J. Linares, Steven Lofchie, Ivan Loncar, Christopher McDermott, Dorothy Mehta, Joel Mitnick, William Natbony, Bonnie Neuman, Gregory Petrick, Frank Polverino, Patrick Quinn, Richard Schetman, Ray Shirazi, Lary Stromfeld, Linda Swartz, Dante Amenta, Douglas Arborio, Sara Bussiere, Danyeale Chung, Dash Cole, J. Robert Duncan, Christopher Floyd, Keith Gerver, Aaron Lang, Ryan Leverone, Michael Lynch, Matthew McManus, Cassidy Nolan, Alexander Owings, Olivia Stewart, Kendra Wharton, Wesley Wintermyer
Related Practice(s): Financial Regulation, Financial Restructuring, Global Litigation, Intellectual Property, Real Estate, Securitization & Asset Based Finance, Tax, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York, Washington
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Cadwalader Shortlisted in Multiple Categories for ITR ‘Americas Tax Awards’ 2021

August 13, 2021

Cadwalader has been shortlisted in multiple categories as part of the annual International Tax Review (ITR) “Americas Tax Awards,” which “recognize remarkable achievements and developments by international tax professionals from the North, Central and South American regions over a 12-month period.”

Related Attorney(s): Linda Swartz
Related Practice(s): Corporate Taxation, Mergers & Acquisitions Taxation, Restructurings & Bankruptcies Taxation, Securitization & Structured Products Taxation, Tax, Tax Controversy
Related Office(s): Charlotte, Dublin, London, New York, Washington
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Cadwalader Attorneys Featured in Legal Media Group’s 2021 ‘Rising Stars’ Expert Guides

August 12, 2021

Cadwalader has been recognized in the seventh edition of Legal Media Group’s “Rising Stars,” as part of its Expert Guides series. “Rising Stars” are recently appointed partners, counsels and senior associates under 40 “who have already been recognized for their work in the background of important transactions.”

Related Attorney(s): Alexander Collins, Michael Powell, Kevin Sholette
Related Practice(s): CLOs, Global Litigation, Intellectual Property, Real Estate, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): Charlotte, London, New York
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Cadwalader Advises on $860 Million Refinancing of 1301 Avenue of the Americas

August 06, 2021

Cadwalader advised the administrative agent and lenders in an $860 million mortgage and mezzanine refinancing of 1301 Avenue of the Americas, a 1.7 million square-foot trophy office building in New York City, for Paramount Group, Inc., a public REIT focused on owning, operating, managing, acquiring and redeveloping high-quality, Class A office properties in select central business district submarkets of New York City and San Francisco. 

Related Attorney(s): Holly Chamberlain, Kevin Sholette, Eunji Jo
Related Practice(s): Mezzanine Finance, Mortgage Finance, Real Estate
Related Office(s): Charlotte
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Cadwalader Once Again Dominates Securitization Market

August 02, 2021

Cadwalader has again demonstrated its market-leading presence in the securitization markets, advising market participants on the largest number of transactions across ABS, CLOs, CMBS, RMBS and GSE multifamily MBS through the first half of 2021, while providing sophisticated legal counsel and guidance as the industry continues to rebound from pandemic-driven disruption.

Related Attorney(s): Michael Gambro, Stuart Goldstein
Related Practice(s): CLOs, Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities, Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): Charlotte, Dublin, London, New York, Washington
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Cadwalader Lawyers Recognized in Chambers High Net Worth 2021 Guide

July 27, 2021

Cadwalader has been recognized in the Chambers High Net Worth 2021 guide, with four lawyers ranked among the leaders in international private wealth. 

Related Attorney(s): Mark Beardsworth, Kevin Roberts, Dean Berry, Robert Lawrence
Related Practice(s): Anti-Money Laundering Investigations and Compliance, Global Litigation, Private Wealth, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Dublin, London, New York
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Cadwalader Advises Cybereason on $275 Million Crossover Financing Led by Liberty Strategic Capital

July 14, 2021

Cadwalader is advising Cybereason on its receipt of $275 million in crossover financing led by Liberty Strategic Capital, with additional backing provided by Neuberger Berman and Softbank.

Related Attorney(s): Ira Schacter, Joshua Apfelroth, Jodi Avergun, Joel Mitnick, Linda Swartz
Related Practice(s): Antitrust, Corporate, Corporate Finance, Financial Regulation, Global Litigation, Tax
Related Office(s): New York, Washington
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Cadwalader Advises Gubagoo on Its Sale to Reynolds

July 09, 2021

Cadwalader advised Gubagoo Inc., a leading provider of conversational commerce and retail solutions for both automotive dealerships and original equipment manufacturers, in connection with its sale to The Reynolds and Reynolds Company, a leading provider of automobile dealership software, services and forms.

Related Attorney(s): Daniel Raglan, Cheyenne Karp, Jason Schwartz, Matthew Seitz, Erin Stidham, Jodi Avergun
Related Practice(s): Corporate, Global Litigation, Mergers & Acquisitions, Tax
Related Office(s): New York, Washington
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Rachel Rodman Discusses CFPB Amended Federal Mortgage Servicing Rules on SFA Member Call

July 09, 2021

Cadwalader partner Rachel Rodman joined other industry leaders and members of the Structured Finance Association for a closed call on July 7 to discuss the final rule issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) that amends the federal mortgage servicing regulations, Regulation X, to provide temporary protections for borrowers facing COVID-19-related financial hardship.

Related Attorney(s): Rachel Rodman
Related Practice(s): Corporate & Financial Services Litigation & Regulation, Global Litigation, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Washington
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Cadwalader Advises Superior Integrated Solutions/Darwin Automotive on Its Sale to J.D. Power

July 08, 2021

Cadwalader advised Superior Integrated Solutions, Inc./Darwin Automotive, a leading provider of automotive finance & insurance (F&I) software used by automotive dealerships, on its sale to J.D. Power, a global leader in data analytics and consumer intelligence. Superior Integrated Solutions/Darwin Automotive senior leadership and its 88 employees will join J.D. Power and will form the base of a new dealership technologies division. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Related Attorney(s): Daniel Raglan, Tyler Carson, Peter Bariso, Monica Lindsay, Joshua Perkins, Cheyenne Karp, Linda Swartz, Joseph Soltis, Joel Mitnick, Ngoc Hulbig, Dorothy Auth Ph.D., Dash Cole
Related Practice(s): Antitrust, Corporate, Global Litigation, Intellectual Property, Mergers & Acquisitions, Tax
Related Office(s): New York
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Cadwalader Shortlisted for The Drawdown Awards 2021

July 08, 2021

Cadwalader’s Fund Finance Team has been shortlisted for The Drawdown Awards 2021, named as a finalist in the “Fund Financing: Advisory Services” category. The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on September 23 in London.

Related Practice(s): Fund Finance
Related Office(s): Charlotte, Dublin, London, New York, Washington
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Leading Securities Enforcement Lawyer Philip Khinda Joins Cadwalader’s White Collar Defense and Investigations Practice

July 07, 2021

Top adviser on SEC investigations will enhance Cadwalader’s global litigation capabilities, working with the firm’s market-leading securities regulatory and corporate practices.

Related Attorney(s): Philip Khinda
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, Securities Enforcement and Compliance, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): New York, Washington
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Joanna Suna Rejoins Cadwalader’s Capital Markets Group

June 30, 2021

Leading lawyer advises issuers, underwriters, portfolio managers and monoline insurers on CLOs, securities repackagings and other types of complex structured products.

Related Attorney(s): Joanna Suna
Related Practice(s): CLOs, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): New York
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Cadwalader Advises Lenders in $3 Billion CMBS Refinancing of One Vanderbilt

June 29, 2021

Cadwalader advised Wells Fargo and Goldman Sachs as co-lenders in a $3 billion single-asset/single-borrower securitized refinancing of the newly developed One Vanderbilt skyscraper in Midtown Manhattan, the second-tallest building in New York and a Class A, LEED Gold and Platinum office tower, for a partnership led by SL Green Realty.

Related Attorney(s): Holly Chamberlain, Christopher Dickson, Kevin Sholette, Peter Dodson, Kathryn Borgeson, David Burkholder, Michael Ruder, Philip Balzafiore, Lisa Pauquette, Greg Prindle
Related Practice(s): Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities, Financial Restructuring, Real Estate, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York, Washington
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Cadwalader Receives ‘UK Firm of the Year’ and ‘Attorney of the Year’ Recognitions in Women in Business Law Awards Europe 2021

June 25, 2021

Cadwalader has been named “UK Firm of the Year” as part of the Women in Business Law Awards Europe 2021, which recognize the firms that have “developed the most progressive initiatives towards diversity and inclusion from throughout the continent.”

Related Attorney(s): Claire Puddicombe, Assia Damianova
Related Practice(s): Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): London
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Cadwalader Advising PSTH on Its Acquisition of 10% of Universal Music Group and Pershing Square in Its Formation of Pershing Square SPARC Holdings

June 21, 2021

PSTH will acquire 10% of the outstanding Ordinary Shares of UMG from Vivendi S.E. for approximately $4 billion, representing an enterprise value of €35 billion (approximately $40 billion) for UMG.

Related Attorney(s): Stephen Fraidin, Gregory Patti, Nicholas Gravante, Amanda Devereux, Linda Swartz, Jason Schwartz, Ray Shirazi, Joseph Soltis, Nicholas Allen, Justin Arborn, Niral Shah, Brad Smith, Matthew Seitz, Andrew Rivera
Related Practice(s): Corporate, Financial Regulation, Global Litigation, Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs), Tax
Related Office(s): New York
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Antitrust Litigation Team Achieves Victory for AngioDynamics

June 18, 2021

A Cadwalader Antitrust Litigation team led by co-head Philip Iovieno and including Karen Dyer, Nicholas Gravante and Mark Singer scored a victory for client AngioDynamics, Inc. when the Honorable Brenda K. Sannes of the Northern District of New York ordered that AngioDynamics’ claim against C.R. Bard, Inc. and Bard Access Systems, Inc. (“Bard”) should move to a jury trial where AngioDynamics is seeking hundreds of millions of dollars in monetary damages and injunctive relief.

Related Attorney(s): Philip Iovieno, Karen Dyer, Nicholas Gravante, Mark Singer
Related Practice(s): Antitrust, Antitrust Litigation, Global Litigation, Trial Practice
Related Office(s): New York
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Cadwalader Advises on €400 Million Market Leading ESG CLO

June 18, 2021

Cadwalader advised Deutsche Bank as arranger of the €400 million North Westerly VII ESG CLO transaction.

Related Attorney(s): Nick Shiren, Adam Blakemore, Michael Sholem, James Frazier, Jason Schwartz, Alexander Collins, Catherine Richardson, Melissa Byun, Matthew Lefkowitz, Cassandra Nelson-Williams
Related Practice(s): CLOs, Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Task Force, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): Dublin, London
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Cadwalader Recognized Among Leading Law Firms in The Legal 500 United States 2021

June 15, 2021

Cadwalader has been recognized across a broad range of practice areas in the 2021 edition of The Legal 500 United States.

Related Attorney(s): Michelle Abad, Joshua Apfelroth, Jodi Avergun, Ingrid Bagby, Joseph Beach, Todd Blanche, Richard Brand, Nicholas Brandfon, Gillian Burns, Scott Cammarn, Holly Chamberlain, Sophie Cuthbertson, Christopher Dickson, Brian Foster, Stephen Fraidin, James Frazier, Michael Gambro, Douglas Gansler, Chris Gavin, Stuart Goldstein, Michael Gwydir, Jason Halper, Mark Howe, Gregg Jubin, Matthew Lefkowitz, Steven Lofchie, Ivan Loncar, Michele Maman, Dorothy Mehta, Jed Miller, William Mills, Bonnie Neuman, Michael Newell, Nihal Patel, Gregory Petrick, Rachel Rodman, Richard Schetman, Jason Schwartz, Casey Servais, Ray Shirazi, Gary Silverstein, Jared Stanisci, Lary Stromfeld, Linda Swartz, Anne Tompkins, Neil Weidner
Related Practice(s): Corporate, Corporate & Financial Services Litigation & Regulation, Derivatives & Structured Products, Financial Regulation, Financial Restructuring, Global Litigation, Investment Funds, Real Estate, Securitization & Asset Based Finance, Tax, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York, Washington
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Cadwalader’s Danielle Tully Speaks at Women in Law & IP Virtual Summit

June 09, 2021

Cadwalader Intellectual Property partner Danielle Tully recently spoke on a panel at The Women in Law & IP Virtual Summit, which brought together legal and business professionals to discuss a range of timely and topical issues within the practice of intellectual property, with a focus on diversity, inclusion and equity.

Related Attorney(s): Danielle Tully
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, Intellectual Property
Related Office(s): New York
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Cadwalader’s Linda Swartz Named Among Crain’s New York Business 2021 ‘Notable LGBTQ Leaders & Executives’ List

June 07, 2021

Cadwalader partner and tax chair Linda Swartz has been named to the 2021 Crain’s New York Business “Notable LGBTQ Leaders & Executives” list.

Related Attorney(s): Linda Swartz
Related Practice(s): Tax
Related Office(s): New York
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Cadwalader’s Lary Stromfeld Presents at ISDA Benchmark Strategies Forum

June 04, 2021

Cadwalader Financial Services partner Lary Stromfeld yesterday participated on a panel at the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) Benchmark Strategies Forum.

Related Attorney(s): Lary Stromfeld
Related Practice(s): LIBOR Preparedness Team
Related Office(s): New York
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Cadwalader Lawyers Recognized in 10th Edition of The Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom

June 03, 2021

Cadwalader has been recognized in the 10th edition of The Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom, with a number of London-based lawyers featured as leaders in their categories. The following partners are recognized by The Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom.

Related Attorney(s): Mark Beardsworth, Adam Blakemore, Stephen Day, Richard Nevins, Gregory Petrick, David Quirolo
Related Practice(s): CLOs, Derivatives & Structured Products, Financial Restructuring, Global Litigation, Securitization & Asset Based Finance, Tax, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Dublin, London
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Cadwalader’s Jed Miller Named Law360 2021 Rising Star

June 01, 2021

Cadwalader partner Jed Miller has been named a 2021 Law360 ‘Rising Star’ in the area of Structured Finance.

Related Attorney(s): Jed Miller
Related Practice(s): Derivatives & Structured Products, Securitization & Asset Based Finance, Structured Products
Related Office(s): New York
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Cadwalader Recognized at GlobalCapital 2021 Americas Derivatives Awards

May 27, 2021

Cadwalader received an inaugural award at this year’s GlobalCapital 2021 Americas Derivatives Awards, acknowledging the firm’s timely and robust service to clients during pandemic-driven market disruption.

Related Practice(s): Derivatives & Structured Products, Financial Regulation
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York, Washington
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Cadwalader’s Duncan Grieve Speaks on Investigations and Compliance at Brazilian Mining Institute Event

May 27, 2021

Cadwalader White Collar Defense and Investigations associate Duncan Grieve spoke on investigations and compliance in the mining sector on 25 May at an event organised by the Brazilian Mining Institute (IBRAM). Grieve is based in London but spent several years working in Brazil on the fallout from the global “Car Wash” (Lava Jato) investigation and speaks fluent Portuguese.

Related Attorney(s): Duncan Grieve
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): London
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Cadwalader White Collar Defense Lawyers Contribute to ICLG’s Anti-Money Laundering 2021

May 27, 2021

Cadwalader White Collar Defense and Investigations partner Kevin Roberts and associates Duncan Grieve, Shruti Chandhok and Charlotte Glaser have co-authored a chapter in the recently released Anti-Money Laundering 2021: A practical cross-border insight into anti-money laundering law, published by International Comparative Legal Guides (ICLG).

Related Attorney(s): Kevin Roberts, Duncan Grieve, Shruti Chandhok, Charlotte Glaser
Related Practice(s): Anti-Money Laundering Investigations and Compliance, Global Litigation, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Dublin, London
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Cadwalader Represents Rabobank on Innovative $500 Million Sustainability-Linked Coffee Financing

May 25, 2021

Cadwalader advised Rabobank as the administrative agent, collateral agent, sole bookrunner and lead arranger in a $500 million sustainability-linked senior secured revolving credit facility for Mercon Coffee Group, a global and vertically integrated green coffee supplier.

Related Attorney(s): Christopher McDermott, Jeffrey Nagle, Matthew Stempler, Stephen Atkinson
Related Practice(s): Corporate, Corporate Finance, Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Task Force
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York
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Cadwalader Practices, Lawyers Recognized in Chambers USA 2021

May 20, 2021

Cadwalader, a leading advisor to global financial institutions, corporations and investment funds, has again been recognized as a leading law firm across a range of practice areas by the 2021 edition of Chambers USA, the definitive guide to the legal profession.

Related Practice(s): Broker-Dealer Regulation, CLOs, Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities, Corporate, Corporate Finance, Derivatives & Structured Products, Financial Regulation, Financial Restructuring, Global Litigation, Real Estate, Securitization & Asset Based Finance, Tax
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York, Washington
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Jeffrey Nagle Inducted as American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers Fellow

May 19, 2021

Charlotte partner Jeffrey Nagle has been inducted as a fellow by the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers (ACCFL), just one of eight nationwide honorees (law firm practitioners, in-house counsel and academics) this past year.

Related Attorney(s): Jeffrey Nagle
Related Practice(s): Corporate, Financial Restructuring, LIBOR Preparedness Team
Related Office(s): Charlotte
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GIR Names Cadwalader White Collar Defense and Investigations Attorney Anne Tompkins to Top 100 Women in Investigations List

May 18, 2021

Global Investigations Review (GIR) has selected Cadwalader White Collar Defense & Investigations partner Anne Tompkins for inclusion on its prestigious 2021 Women in Investigations list featuring 100 “exceptional women in the white-collar world.”

Related Attorney(s): Anne Tompkins
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Charlotte, Washington
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Cadwalader Advises Investec on €1 Billion Secured Note Programme

May 18, 2021

Cadwalader advised Investec on a €1bn secured note programme backed by subscription credit facilities with one of the UK’s largest insurers. The transaction, one of the first in this new product area for the London market, will enable the insurer to take advantage of an opportunity to participate in an attractive investment-grade rating product in a current environment of low yields from high-quality credit, rated A and better.

Related Attorney(s): David Quirolo, Samantha Hutchinson, Sabah Nawaz, Adam Blakemore, Catherine Richardson, Jason Schwartz, Assia Damianova, Michael Sholem, Alissa Kalinowski
Related Practice(s): Financial Regulation, Fund Finance, Securitization & Asset Based Finance, Tax
Related Office(s): London
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Cadwalader Secures California State Court Victory for Anheuser-Busch

May 17, 2021

Cadwalader’s Antitrust Litigation group in Washington, D.C. secured an important victory for Anheuser-Busch in California state court on May 4 when the Superior Court in Fresno denied a motion for class certification filed on behalf of hundreds of California retailers in a case alleging price discrimination.

Related Attorney(s): Brian Wallach, Gregory Langsdale, Wesley Wintermyer, Eden Sung, Keith Gerver
Related Practice(s): Antitrust, Antitrust Litigation, Global Litigation
Related Office(s): Washington
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Cadwalader Attorneys Selected Among the 2021 Lawdragon 500 Leading Dealmakers in America

May 13, 2021

Ten Cadwalader attorneys have been named to the “2021 Lawdragon 500 Leading Dealmakers in America,” which honors the U.S.’s top financial lawyers in M&A, Capital Markets, Finance, Tax, Corporate Governance, Private Equity, Investment Funds and Securities matters.

Related Attorney(s): Richard Brand, Christopher Cox, Stephen Fraidin, William Mills, Bonnie Neuman, Gregory Patti, Patrick Quinn, Ray Shirazi, Lary Stromfeld, Linda Swartz
Related Practice(s): Corporate, Derivatives & Structured Products, Real Estate, Securitization & Asset Based Finance, Tax
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York, Washington
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Cadwalader’s Steven Lofchie, Former SEC Commissioner Robert Jackson Discuss GameStop-Robinhood in Webinar

May 06, 2021

Cadwalader’s Steven Lofchie, a Financial Services partner and founder and editor of the Cadwalader Cabinet, and former SEC Commissioner Robert J. Jackson, Jr., were featured speakers in last week’s webinar, “GameStop, Robinhood, and Regulation,” hosted by the Federalist Society. 

Related Attorney(s): Steven Lofchie
Related Practice(s): Bank Regulation, Broker-Dealer Regulation, Commodities & Futures Regulation, Financial Regulation
Related Office(s): New York
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Cadwalader Attorneys Recognized in 2021 IFLR1000 Women Leaders

May 06, 2021

Cadwalader attorneys Samantha Hutchinson and Suzanne Bell have been recognized as industry leaders among the 2021 IFLR1000 Women Leaders.

Related Attorney(s): Suzanne Bell, Samantha Hutchinson
Related Practice(s): CLOs, Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities, Corporate Finance, Fund Finance, Private Equity, Securitization & Asset Based Finance, Structured Products
Related Office(s): Dublin, London
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In Memoriam – Jack Fritts

May 06, 2021

We mourn the passing earlier this week of our former chairman and managing partner, John F. (Jack) Fritts. He was 86.

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Cadwalader Shortlisted in Multiple Categories for Women in Business Law Americas Awards 2021

May 03, 2021

Cadwalader has been shortlisted in multiple categories as part of the annual Women in Business Law Americas Awards, which recognize both leading women lawyers and the law firms that have “impressive initiatives to promote diversity and women in the practice of law.”

Related Attorney(s): Jodi Avergun, Bonnie Neuman
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, Real Estate, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): New York, Washington
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Cadwalader’s Claire Puddicombe Presents on CLO Panel at Women in Structured Finance and Fintech Event

April 29, 2021

Cadwalader Capital Markets partner Claire Puddicombe earlier this week participated on a panel at the Opal Group’s “Celebrating Women in Structured Finance and Fintech 2021” event, where financial markets professionals gathered online to discuss topics including issuance and broader market trends, regulatory developments, future business opportunities, inclusion and diversity, and cultivating the next generation of women business leaders.

Related Attorney(s): Claire Puddicombe
Related Practice(s): CLOs, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): London
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Cadwalader Wins in Three Categories at the IFLR 2021 European Awards

April 29, 2021

Cadwalader earned “significant wins” at this week’s International Financial Law Review (IFLR) 2021 European Awards.

Related Attorney(s): David Quirolo, Claire Puddicombe, Adam Blakemore, James Frazier, Gregg Jubin, Jason Schwartz, Catherine Richardson, Adam Risell, Alexander Collins, Hugo Chan, Matthew Lefkowitz, Cassandra Nelson-Williams
Related Practice(s): CLOs, Derivatives & Structured Products, Securitization & Asset Based Finance, Securitization & Structured Products Taxation, Structured Products, Tax
Related Office(s): Charlotte, Dublin, London, New York, Washington
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Cadwalader Successfully Represents Defendant as Part of £1.5 Billion Danish Tax Claim

April 27, 2021

Justice Baker, sitting in the High Court in London, has today dismissed all of the Danish Customs and Tax Administration's (Skatteforvaltningen or "Skat") claims against 107 Defendants in 5 consolidated proceedings. The £1.5 billion tax claim, expected to be the longest and most expensive in British legal history, had been penned in as one of the UK's top 5 cases to watch in 2021.

Related Attorney(s): Kevin Roberts, Gareth Rund
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): London
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Litigation Team Wins Constitutional Appeal at Fourth Circuit

April 27, 2021

A team from Cadwalader’s White Collar Defense & Investigations Group in Washington, D.C. secured a full victory for its client in federal appellate court on Monday. Led by partner Doug Gansler, the team represented a now-retired special agent from the Department of Health & Human Services Office of the Inspector General.

Related Attorney(s): Douglas Gansler, Wesley Wintermyer, William Simpson, Eden Sung
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, State Attorneys General Practice, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Washington
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Cadwalader Once Again Among Leaders on CLO Arranger and Manager Counsel Tables for Q1 2021

April 22, 2021

Cadwalader once again finds itself in a familiar position: at the top of Creditflux’s CLO Arranger Counsel tables in the U.S., Europe and globally for Q1 2021. The firm once again led by aggregate deal volume as arranger counsel in the U.S. and Europe in Q1 2021.

Related Attorney(s): Gregg Jubin, Michael Gambro
Related Practice(s): CLOs, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): Charlotte, London, New York, Washington
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Cadwalader Shortlisted for IFLR 2021 Americas Team of the Year Honors for Both Financial Services Regulatory and Structured Finance and Securitization

April 21, 2021

Cadwalader is nominated for the International Financial Law Review (IFLR) 2021 Americas Financial Services Regulatory Team of the Year and Structured Finance and Securitization Team of the Year awards.

Related Practice(s): Derivatives & Structured Products, Financial Regulation, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): Charlotte, Dublin, London, New York, Washington
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Cadwalader Advises two on $200 Million IPO

March 31, 2021

Cadwalader advised two, a newly-organized special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) led by technology industry veteran Kevin Hartz, in its listing and $200 million initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange.

Related Attorney(s): Stephen Fraidin, Gregory Patti, Niral Shah, Monica Lindsay, Andrew Rivera
Related Practice(s): Corporate, Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs)
Related Office(s): New York
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Cadwalader Represents UNIFY Financial Credit Union in Inaugural Auto Loan Securitization

March 30, 2021

Cadwalader represented UNIFY Financial Credit Union as sponsor in its $300 million inaugural auto loan securitization, UNIFY Auto Receivables Trust 2021-1, collateralized by a pool of indirect, prime auto loans originated by UNIFY.

Related Attorney(s): Ira Schacter, Cathy Lian, Jeffrey Nagle, Peter Dodson, Kathryn Borgeson, Jason Schwartz, Alissa Kalinowski
Related Practice(s): Auto Securitization, Financial Restructuring, Securitization & Asset Based Finance, Securitization & Structured Products Taxation, Tax
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York, Washington
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Cadwalader Attorneys Discuss Anticipated Biden Administration Enforcement Trends at Xavier University Business School Event

March 30, 2021

Cadwalader partner Mark Grider, along with White Collar Defense and Investigations team members Kendra Wharton and Adam Gould, this week led a presentation titled “Top 10 Anticipated Enforcement Trends During the Biden Administration,” at the Cintas Institute for Business Ethics within the Williams College of Business at Xavier University.

Related Attorney(s): Mark Grider, Kendra Wharton, Adam Gould
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, Securities Enforcement and Compliance, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Washington
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Cadwalader Recognized Among Top Law Firms in 2021 BTI Client Service A-Team Survey

March 29, 2021

Cadwalader has once again been named among the leading law firms for providing world-class client service in the BTI Client Service A-Team 2021: Survey of Law Firm Client Service Performance.

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Daniel Meade Joins Cadwalader’s Market-Leading Financial Regulatory Practice

March 29, 2021

Top lawyer focuses on bank regulatory and transactional issues.

Related Attorney(s): Daniel Meade
Related Practice(s): Bank Regulation, FinTech, Financial Regulation, Marketplace Lending and FinTech
Related Office(s): Washington
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NY State Legislature Approves LIBOR Statute Drafted by Cadwalader

March 25, 2021

The New York State Legislature yesterday approved new LIBOR legislation developed by Cadwalader’s LIBOR Preparedness Team on behalf of the Alternative Reference Rates Committee (ARRC).  

Related Attorney(s): Lary Stromfeld
Related Practice(s): LIBOR Preparedness Team
Related Office(s): New York
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Stephen Fraidin and Gregory Patti Named among The American Lawyer’s Dealmakers of the Year

March 23, 2021

Cadwalader partners Stephen Fraidin and Gregory Patti have been named among the 24 lawyers selected for The American Lawyer’s annual Dealmakers of the Year report.

Related Attorney(s): Stephen Fraidin, Gregory Patti
Related Practice(s): Corporate, Corporate Finance, Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs)
Related Office(s): New York
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Cadwalader Nominated for 2021 Deal of the Year, Team of the Year IFLR European Honors

March 23, 2021

Cadwalader is shortlisted for a pair of 2021 International Financial Law Review (IFLR) European Awards.

Related Attorney(s): David Quirolo, Claire Puddicombe, Adam Blakemore, James Frazier, Gregg Jubin, Jason Schwartz, Catherine Richardson, Adam Risell, Alexander Collins, Hugo Chan, Matthew Lefkowitz, Cassandra Nelson-Williams
Related Practice(s): CLOs, Securitization & Asset Based Finance, Securitization & Structured Products Taxation, Tax
Related Office(s): Charlotte, London, New York, Washington
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Stop the Hate – A Statement from Managing Partner Patrick T. Quinn

March 19, 2021


Related Attorney(s): Patrick Quinn
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Starr Russia Investments Wins NY Appellate Division Ruling Against Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited and Its Entities

March 16, 2021

On March 16, 2021, the New York State Appellate Division for the First Department ruled in favor of Cadwalader client Starr Russia Investments III B.V. (Starr), substantially affirming the trial court’s decision granting Starr’s motion to compel defendant Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL) and its entities in the UK and in Russia to produce documents, including policies manuals, practice reviews, and organizational charts, relating to DTTL’s role in, among other things, creating documents that induced Starr’s investment in the Investment Trade Bank (ITB), a Russian joint stock company. 

Related Attorney(s): Nicholas Gravante, Karen Dyer, Brad Smith, Rachel Ross, Elizabeth Moore
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, Trial Practice
Related Office(s): New York
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Cadwalader White Collar Defense Lawyers Contribute to The Practitioner’s Guide to Global Investigations

March 08, 2021

Cadwalader’s Jodi Avergun, chair of the firm’s White Collar Defense and Investigations Group, together with partners Todd Blanche, Kevin Roberts and Anne Tompkins and associates Robert Duncan, Charlotte Glaser, Duncan Grieve and Cheryl Risell, have contributed four chapters to the recently released fifth edition of The Practitioner's Guide to Global Investigations. Published by Global Investigations Review, the Guide is a comprehensive reference on navigating the challenges of a cross-border investigation.

Related Attorney(s): Jodi Avergun, Todd Blanche, Kevin Roberts, Anne Tompkins, J. Robert Duncan, Charlotte Glaser, Duncan Grieve, Cheryl Risell
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Charlotte, London, New York, Washington
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Cadwalader Practices, Lawyers Recognized in Chambers Global 2021

February 24, 2021

Cadwalader, a leading advisor to global financial institutions, corporations and investment funds, has again been recognized for its leading practice groups and lawyers in the 2021 edition of Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

Related Attorney(s): Melis Acuner, Joseph Beach, Adam Blakemore, Stephen Day, Matthew Duncan, Michael Gambro, Gregg Jubin, Steven Lofchie, Ivan Loncar, David Quirolo, Ray Shirazi, Lary Stromfeld, Neil Weidner
Related Practice(s): Asset-Backed Commercial Paper, Asset-Backed Securities, Auto Securitization, CLOs, Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities, Corporate & Financial Services Litigation & Regulation, Corporate Securitization, Corporate Taxation, Credit Card Securitization, Derivatives & Structured Products, Financial Regulation, Global Litigation, Insurance-Linked Securities, International Dispute Resolution, Marketplace Lending and FinTech, Mergers & Acquisitions Taxation, Mortgage Banking & Whole Loan Trading, Municipal Derivatives, Municipal Securitization, OTC Derivatives, Receivables Finance, Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities, Restructurings & Bankruptcies Taxation, Securitization & Asset Based Finance, Securitization & Structured Products Taxation, Structured Products, Tax, Tax Controversy, Warehouse Lending
Related Office(s): Charlotte, London, New York, Washington
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Cadwalader Advises one on $2.1 Billion Business Combination with Markforged

February 24, 2021

Cadwalader is advising one (NYSE: AONE), a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), in its $2.1 billion definitive merger agreement with Markforged, Inc., the creator of an integrated metal and carbon fiber additive manufacturing platform, The Digital Forge.

Related Attorney(s): Stephen Fraidin, Niral Shah, Peter Bariso, Lindsey Kister, Andrew Rivera, Linda Swartz, Jason Schwartz, Matthew Seitz, John Moehringer, Howard Wizenfeld, Joel Mitnick, Ngoc Hulbig, James Treanor, J. Robert Duncan, Keith Gerver, Nicholas Brandfon, Michael Schromm, Bill White
Related Practice(s): Antitrust, Corporate, Corporate Taxation, Executive Compensation & Benefits, Global Litigation, Intellectual Property, Merger Clearance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Mergers & Acquisitions Taxation, Real Estate, Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs), Tax
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York, Washington
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Leah Edelboim Joins Cadwalader’s Finance Group

February 24, 2021

Leading fund finance lawyer will advise banks and other financial institutions.

Related Attorney(s): Leah Edelboim
Related Practice(s): Fund Finance
Related Office(s): New York
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Cadwalader Advises Ashford Hospitality Trust in Successful Defense Against Cygnus Capital

February 23, 2021

A Cadwalader Litigation and Corporate team advised Ashford Hospitality Trust (the “Company”) on its successful defense against an activist campaign by Cygnus Capital, Inc. and related litigation that resulted in the withdrawal by Cygnus of all of its director nominations for election at Ashford Trust’s 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders.

Related Attorney(s): Nicholas Gravante, Karen Dyer, Adam Magid, Jack Stern, Justin Arborn, Nicholas Caros, Richard Brand, Braden McCurrach, Gregory Patti, Erica Hogan, Eileen Gaffney
Related Practice(s): Corporate, Global Litigation
Related Office(s): New York
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Cadwalader Shortlisted for GlobalCapital 2021 “CLO Law Firm of the Year” European Securitization Award

February 22, 2021

Cadwalader has been shortlisted as “CLO Law Firm of the Year,” as part of GlobalCapital’s 2021 European Securitization Awards. Cadwalader was named the GlobalCapital European “CLO Law Firm of the Year” in 2019.

Related Attorney(s): Robert Cannon, Claire Puddicombe, David Quirolo, Nick Shiren, Daniel Tobias, Adam Blakemore
Related Practice(s): CLOs, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): London
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Cadwalader Advises Bank of America on $4.1 billion ESG-Linked Credit Facility Tied to Board Diversity

February 19, 2021

Bank of America, as Administrative Agent and Sole Lead Arranger, working with Cadwalader, successfully closed a $4.1 billion broadly syndicated subscription credit facility to funds managed by The Carlyle Group.

Related Attorney(s): Wesley Misson
Related Practice(s): Fund Finance
Related Office(s): Charlotte
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Cadwalader Dominates Securitization Market Despite Challenging Economic Conditions in 2020, Anticipates Active 2021

February 18, 2021

Cadwalader continued its dominance in the securitization market in 2020 and expects to sustain a robust securitization pipeline for 2021, including ABS, CLOs, CMBS, RMBS and GSE multifamily MBS.

Related Attorney(s): Michael Gambro, Stuart Goldstein
Related Practice(s): Asset-Backed Commercial Paper, Auto Securitization, CLOs, Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities, Corporate Securitization, Insurance-Linked Securities, Marketplace Lending and FinTech, Mortgage Banking & Whole Loan Trading, Municipal Securitization, Receivables Finance, Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities, Securitization & Asset Based Finance, Warehouse Lending
Related Office(s): Charlotte, London, New York, Washington
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Crain’s New York Business 2021 ‘Notable Black Leaders and Executives’ List Recognizes Cadwalader’s Ellen Holloman and Aisha Greene

February 16, 2021

Cadwalader Global Litigation partner Ellen Holloman and Director of Attorney Development and Training Aisha Greene have been named to the 2021 Crain’s New York Business “Notable Black Leaders and Executives” list.

Related Attorney(s): Ellen Holloman
Related Office(s): New York
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Cadwalader’s Dean Berry, Sasha Grinberg and Osvaldo Garcia Recognized Among Leading Global Private Client Lawyers

February 04, 2021

Cadwalader partner Dean Berry, chair of the firm’s Private Client Group, has been selected for the 2021 Private Client Global Elite Directory, compiled by ALM. Associates Sasha Grinberg and Osvaldo Garcia are featured in the directory’s “Ones To Watch” category.

Related Attorney(s): Dean Berry, Sasha Grinberg
Related Practice(s): Estate Planning & Administration, Institutional Planning, Private Wealth
Related Office(s): New York
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Cadwalader Represents Mod Champagne in Action Against Total Wine

February 04, 2021

Cadwalader is representing Mod Champagne in trademark infringement and false advertising actions against national retailer Total Wine. The suit also named Blicker Pierce Wagner Wine Merchants LLC.

Related Attorney(s): Sean O'Shea, Michael Petrella
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, Trial Practice
Related Office(s): New York
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Bonnie Neuman Named Head of Cadwalader Real Estate Finance Practice

February 02, 2021

New York partner to lead firm’s market-leading transatlantic practice.

Related Attorney(s): Bonnie Neuman
Related Practice(s): Real Estate
Related Office(s): New York
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Cadwalader Attorneys Selected for the 2021 Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America

February 01, 2021

Nine Cadwalader partners have been selected for inclusion in the 2021 Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America. This annual list represents “the most elite distinction in the profession, covering the best of the best in all practice areas.”

Related Attorney(s): Jodi Avergun, Richard Brand, Christopher Cox, Karen Dyer, Nicholas Gravante, Ellen Holloman, Philip Iovieno, Patrick Quinn, Sean O'Shea, Lary Stromfeld
Related Practice(s): Anti-Money Laundering Investigations and Compliance, Antitrust, Antitrust Litigation, Class Action Defense, Corporate, Corporate Finance, Derivatives & Structured Products, Financial Regulation, Global Litigation, LIBOR Preparedness Team, Mergers & Acquisitions, Securitization & Asset Based Finance, Swap Regulation, Trial Practice, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York, Washington
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Cadwalader Advises Mason Industrial Technology on $500 Million SPAC IPO

January 29, 2021

Cadwalader advised Mason Industrial Technology, Inc., a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), on its $500 million initial public offering. The company’s shares began trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “MIT” on January 29, 2021.

Related Attorney(s): Stephen Fraidin, Gregory Patti, Jason Schwartz, Alissa Kalinowski
Related Practice(s): Corporate, Corporate Taxation, Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs), Tax
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York, Washington
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Cadwalader Earns Perfect Score Once Again on 2021 Corporate Equality Index

January 28, 2021

Cadwalader has received a perfect 100 percent score on the 2021 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), marking the ninth consecutive year that the firm has attained a top rating and the designation of a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality. Administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the CEI is a national benchmarking survey of corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality.

Related Office(s): Charlotte, London, New York, Washington
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Cadwalader Recognized as Market Leader in 2020 ABS and CLO Rankings Among Industry Publications

January 27, 2021

Cadwalader ranked number one or two in all three – Global, U.S. and European – Creditflux CLO Arranger Counsel tables for 2020. The firm also ranked among the leading Manager Counsel in all three geographic categories, reflecting its market-leading transatlantic position. In total, the firm had 126 global transactions valued at over $46 billion.

Related Attorney(s): Michael Gambro, Stuart Goldstein
Related Practice(s): CLOs, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): Charlotte, London, New York, Washington
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Cadwalader Lawyers Contribute to Fund Finance 2021

January 26, 2021

Cadwalader partners Samantha Hutchinson, Nathan Parker and Mike Mascia are contributing authors of the recently released Global Legal Insights – Fund Finance 2021, the fifth edition of this comprehensive guide to the fund finance market published by Global Legal Group. Mascia, who co-chairs Cadwalader's Finance Group, also is the contributing editor of Fund Finance 2021.

Related Attorney(s): Samantha Hutchinson, Michael Mascia, Nathan Parker
Related Practice(s): Fund Finance
Related Office(s): Charlotte, London, New York, Washington
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Cadwalader Fund Finance Team Receives The Drawdown’s “Advisory/Consultancy Fund Finance Award”

January 22, 2021

Cadwalader’s Fund Finance team has received the “Advisory/Consultancy Fund Finance Award,” as part of The Drawdown’s 2020 Private Equity Service Provider Awards.

Related Attorney(s): Samantha Hutchinson, Nathan Parker
Related Practice(s): Fund Finance
Related Office(s): London
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Cadwalader UK Attorneys Receive Women, Influence & Power in Law UK Awards 2021

January 15, 2021

Cadwalader Fund Finance partner Samantha Hutchinson, Capital Markets partner Suzanne Bell, and Capital Markets associates Rebecca Chambers and Cassandra Nelson-Williams are recipients of Law.com International and Legal Week’s 2021 Women, Influence & Power in Law (WIPL) UK Awards.

Related Attorney(s): Suzanne Bell, Samantha Hutchinson, Cassandra Nelson-Williams
Related Practice(s): CLOs, Fund Finance, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): London
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Cadwalader’s Ellen Holloman Receives NYCLA Conspicuous Service Award

January 14, 2021

Cadwalader Global Litigation partner Ellen Holloman received the New York County Lawyers Association “NYCLA Conspicuous Service Award,” as a contributing author to the recently-released 5th edition of Robert Haig’s Commercial Litigation in New York State Courts, the preeminent treatise on the subject, published by Thomson Reuters in cooperation with the NYCLA.

Related Attorney(s): Ellen Holloman
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation
Related Office(s): New York
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Cadwalader’s Simon Walsh Co-Authors Chapter in The Law and Business of Litigation Finance

January 12, 2021

Cadwalader Special Counsel Simon Walsh is a contributing author to the recently released The Law and Business of Litigation Finance, published by Bloomsbury Professional. 

Related Attorney(s): Simon Walsh
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation
Related Office(s): London
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Cadwalader’s Linda Swartz Receives Marquis Who's Who Lifetime Achievement Award as Leader in Tax Law

January 06, 2021

Cadwalader Tax chair Linda Swartz received the Marquis Who’s Who “Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award,” which recognizes individuals who have “achieved greatness in their industry.”

Related Attorney(s): Linda Swartz
Related Practice(s): Corporate Taxation, Mergers & Acquisitions Taxation, Restructurings & Bankruptcies Taxation, Securitization & Structured Products Taxation, Tax
Related Office(s): New York
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Finance Partner Chad Stackhouse Joins Cadwalader’s Market-Leading Fund Finance Practice

January 04, 2021

New Washington, D.C. partner focuses on fund finance and venture debt lending.

Related Attorney(s): M. Stackhouse
Related Practice(s): Fund Finance
Related Office(s): Washington
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Cadwalader Advises Thoma Bravo Advantage on $1 Billion IPO

December 29, 2020

Cadwalader advised Thoma Bravo Advantage, a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), on its $1 billion initial public offering. The company's shares began trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "TBA" on January 15, 2021.

Related Attorney(s): Stephen Fraidin, Gregory Patti, Jason Schwartz, Erica Hogan, Matthew Seitz, Niral Shah
Related Practice(s): Corporate, Corporate Taxation, Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs), Tax
Related Office(s): New York, Washington
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Cadwalader Advises Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust on Term Loan and Modified Dutch Auction Tender Offer

December 24, 2020

Cadwalader advised Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust, Inc. (NASDAQ: WHLR) in connection with a new term loan secured with Powerscourt Investments XXII, LP, an affiliate of certain funds managed by Waterfall Asset Management, LLC, an SEC-registered investment adviser focused on structured credit and loans with approximately $9.4 billion in assets under management, as of December 1, 2020.  The net proceeds of the loan were used to pay off certain existing indebtedness and to fund a “modified Dutch auction” cash tender offer for Wheeler’s outstanding 8.75% Series D Cumulative Convertible Preferred Stock.  Cadwalader is also advising Wheeler on the cash tender offer, which launched one day after the closing of the loan.

Related Attorney(s): Daniel Raglan, Niral Shah, Monica Lindsay, Lindsey Kister, Christopher McDermott, Michael Lynch, Jason Schwartz, Alissa Kalinowski, Matthew Seitz, Christopher Dickson, Scott Cammarn, Maurine Bartlett
Related Practice(s): Bank Regulation, Corporate, Corporate Finance, Corporate Taxation, Executive Compensation & Benefits, Real Estate, Tax
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York, Washington
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Cadwalader Achieves Trial Victory in Challenge to McKinsey’s Bankruptcy Practices

December 24, 2020

Cadwalader’s two-year representation of entrepreneur Jay Alix’s special purpose entity, Mar-Bow Value Partners, against global consulting giant McKinsey & Company scored a victory on Tuesday, with McKinsey forced to withdraw in In re Westmoreland Coal (S.D. Tex.).

Related Attorney(s): Sean O'Shea, Amanda Devereux, Michael Petrella, Matthew Karlan, Alexander Owings
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, Trial Practice
Related Office(s): New York
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Cadwalader Advises Monocle Acquisition Corporation on Closing of Business Combination with AerSale Corp.

December 23, 2020

Cadwalader advised Monocle Acquisition Corporation, a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), on the consummation of its business combination with AerSale Corp., a leading integrated, global provider of aviation aftermarket products and services.

Related Attorney(s): Stephen Fraidin, Gregory Patti, Braden McCurrach, Peter Bariso, Linda Swartz, Matthew Seitz, Christopher McDermott, Michael Lynch
Related Practice(s): Corporate, Corporate Finance, Corporate Taxation, Executive Compensation & Benefits, Mergers & Acquisitions Taxation, Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs), Tax
Related Office(s): New York, Washington
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Cadwalader Recognized in New York Area’s Best Lawyers 2021

December 21, 2020

Cadwalader has been recognized in the 2021 edition of New York Area’s Best Lawyers, with 25 lawyers across more than 15 practice areas featured in the stand-alone guide, and two of its attorneys named as “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective practice areas. In addition, several of its lawyers were included in the publication’s inaugural “Ones to Watch” list.

Related Attorney(s): Louis Bevilacqua, Todd Blanche, James Frazier, Michael Gambro, Anna Glick, Jason Halper, Steven Herman, Robert Lawrence, Steven Lofchie, Ivan Loncar, Dorothy Mehta, Joel Mitnick, William Natbony, Bonnie Neuman, Gregory Petrick, Patrick Quinn, Richard Schetman, Ray Shirazi, Lary Stromfeld, Linda Swartz, Dante Amenta, Sara Bussiere, Dash Cole, Matthew McManus, Alexander Owings
Related Practice(s): Antitrust, Bank Regulation, Bankruptcy Litigation, Corporate, Derivatives & Structured Products, ERISA, Estate Planning & Administration, Executive Compensation & Benefits, Financial Regulation, Financial Restructuring, Global Litigation, Intellectual Property, Private Wealth, Real Estate, Securitization & Asset Based Finance, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): New York
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Crain’s New York Business 2021 ‘Notable Women in Law’ List Recognizes Cadwalader’s Amanda Devereux, Ellen Holloman and Lisa Pauquette

December 21, 2020

Cadwalader Global Litigation partners Amanda Devereux and Ellen Holloman and Capital Markets partner Lisa Pauquette have been named to the 2021 Crain’s New York Business “Notable Women in Law” list.

Related Attorney(s): Amanda Devereux, Ellen Holloman, Lisa Pauquette
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): New York
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Steven Herman Named a Real Estate Thought Leader

December 16, 2020

Real Estate Group partner Steven Herman received the 2020 “Go-To Thought Leader Award” for Real Estate from the National Law Review.

Related Attorney(s): Steven Herman
Related Practice(s): Real Estate
Related Office(s): New York
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Cadwalader’s Dorothy Auth Speaks at NYIPLA President's Forum on States’ IP Rights in the Pharmaceutical Sector

December 15, 2020

Cadwalader Intellectual Property Group chair and partner Dr. Dorothy Auth last week participated in a program hosted by the New York Intellectual Property Law Association President’s Forum titled, “States Rights: Should States Legislate IP on the Pharma Sector?,” that addressed California legislation in the pharmaceutical space and how it interacts with Federal Law.

Related Attorney(s): Dorothy Auth Ph.D.
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, Intellectual Property
Related Office(s): New York
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Cadwalader Advises Hudson Executive Capital on $2.3 Billion Acquisition, with Apollo Global Management, of Cardtronics

December 15, 2020

Cadwalader is advising Hudson Executive Capital (“HEC”) on its acquisition, along with funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, of Cardtronics plc, a leading non-bank ATM deployer, in a transaction valued at $2.3 billion.

Related Attorney(s): Richard Brand, Braden McCurrach, Joanna Valentine, Monica Lindsay, Jason Schwartz, Adam Blakemore
Related Practice(s): Corporate, Corporate Taxation, ERISA, Executive Compensation & Benefits, Mergers & Acquisitions Taxation, Tax
Related Office(s): London, New York, Washington
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Former Deputy Associate Attorney General Mark Grider to Join Cadwalader

December 14, 2020

New Washington, D.C. partner has held senior roles in the Department of Justice and in the Office of the White House Counsel.

Related Attorney(s): Mark Grider
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Washington
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Cadwalader Elects Five New Partners and Promotes Eight to Special Counsel and Counsel

December 10, 2020

Cadwalader today announced that five attorneys have been elected to the firm’s partnership, effective January 1, 2021.

Related Attorney(s): Trent Lindsay, Nihal Patel, Michael Sholem, Jared Stanisci, Danielle Tully, Nicholas Allen, Alexander Collins, Thomas Curtin, Erica Hogan, Matthew Karlan, Kevin Sholette
Related Practice(s): Anti-Money Laundering Investigations and Compliance, Corporate, Financial Regulation, Financial Restructuring, Fund Finance, Global Litigation, Real Estate
Related Office(s): Charlotte, London, New York, Washington
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Cadwalader Advises CarOffer on Its Sale of a Majority Stake to CarGurus

December 10, 2020

Cadwalader provided tax advice to CarOffer, LLC, an automated instant vehicle trade platform, on its sale of a majority stake to CarGurus, Inc. (NASDAQ: CARG), a leading global online automotive marketplace, at an enterprise valuation of $275 million, with the ability to buy the remaining equity interest over the next three years. 

Related Attorney(s): Daniel Raglan, Jason Schwartz, Matthew Seitz
Related Practice(s): Corporate, Corporate Taxation, Tax
Related Office(s): New York, Washington
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Cadwalader Achieves Major Victory for Quantile Technologies Limited

December 09, 2020

In this high-stakes patent litigation, a team of Cadwalader litigators led by partner Dorothy Auth secured a major victory on behalf of their client Quantile Technologies Limited. 

Related Attorney(s): Dorothy Auth Ph.D., John Augelli, Dash Cole, Michael Powell, Jessica Talar, Danielle Tully, Howard Wizenfeld
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, Intellectual Property, Patent & Trade Secret Litigation
Related Office(s): New York
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Cadwalader’s Holly Chamberlain Recognized as a Top U.S. Commercial Real Estate Lawyer

December 09, 2020

Cadwalader Real Estate partner Holly Chamberlain has been recognized by Connect Media as one of the top 50 commercial real estate attorneys in the U.S. in its inaugural “Lawyers in Real Estate” awards, which represent a list of attorneys across the country who excel “in their practices as well as their contributions to the community.”

Related Attorney(s): Holly Chamberlain
Related Practice(s): Real Estate
Related Office(s): Charlotte
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Cadwalader’s Ellen Holloman Authors Inaugural Chapter on Diversity and Inclusion in Commercial Litigation in New York State Courts, 5th Ed.

December 04, 2020

Cadwalader Global Litigation partner Ellen Holloman has authored the inaugural “Diversity and Inclusion” chapter in the recently-released 5th edition of Robert Haig’s Commercial Litigation in New York State Courts, the preeminent treatise on the subject, published by Thomson Reuters in cooperation with the New York County Lawyers Association.

Related Attorney(s): Ellen Holloman
Related Practice(s): Bankruptcy Litigation, Class Action Defense, Corporate & Financial Services Litigation & Regulation, Corporate Governance Litigation and Counseling, Global Litigation, LIBOR Preparedness Team, M&A Litigation, Securities Enforcement and Compliance, Shareholder Activism, State Attorneys General Practice, Trial Practice
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Cadwalader Named Among Charlotte Business Journal’s 2020 ‘Best Places to Work’

December 03, 2020

Cadwalader has been named among the 2020 “Best Places to Work” by the Charlotte Business Journal. The firm is ranked among the top 25 in the “Large Companies” category, which includes companies with 50-249 employees. The “Best Places to Work” awards program recognizes local companies that “have put in place policies and practices to attract top talent – and keep them engaged.” The rankings are based on employee surveys that were conducted and scored earlier this year.

Related Attorney(s): Stuart Goldstein
Related Office(s): Charlotte
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Renowned Litigation Team Joining Cadwalader from Boies Schiller

December 02, 2020

Led by Nicholas Gravante, this team of fellow Boies Schiller partners – including Philip Iovieno, Karen Dyer and Lawrence Brandman – will further establish Cadwalader as a destination litigation practice.

Related Attorney(s): Jason Halper, Patrick Quinn, Lawrence Brandman, Karen Dyer, Nicholas Gravante, Philip Iovieno
Related Practice(s): Antitrust, Global Litigation
Related Office(s): New York, Washington
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Cadwalader’s Simon Walsh Presents on Global Class Actions Symposium 2020 Panel on ‘Class Action for Breach of Data Protection’

December 01, 2020

Simon Walsh, special counsel in Cadwalader’s Global Litigation Group, featured on a panel discussing class actions for breaches of data protection rights as part of the “Global Class Actions Symposium 2020.” The event, held virtually this year, brought together leading practitioners and academics in the area of collective redress from across the globe.

Related Attorney(s): Simon Walsh
Related Practice(s): Class Action Defense, Global Litigation
Related Office(s): London
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Jodi Avergun Named an International Trade & Sanctions 2020 Distinguished Adviser by Financier Worldwide

November 30, 2020

Cadwalader White Collar Defense and Investigations chair and partner Jodi Avergun has been named an International Trade & Sanctions 2020 “Distinguished Adviser” by Financier Worldwide in its recently-released “Power Players” special supplement.

Related Attorney(s): Jodi Avergun
Related Practice(s): Anti-Money Laundering Investigations and Compliance, Cybersecurity and Data Privacy, Economic Sanctions, FCPA Enforcement and Compliance, False Claims Act and Health Care Fraud, Global Litigation, National Security, Pharmaceutical Regulation and Compliance, Securities Enforcement and Compliance, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Washington
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Cadwalader SPAC Team Shortlisted for Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Award

November 30, 2020

Cadwalader has been shortlisted by the Financial Times for its innovative work on the $4 billion initial public offering of Pershing Square Tontine Holdings, Ltd. (“PSTH”), a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), in the “The practice of law - Finance: unlocking capital” category of the publication’s forthcoming FT Innovative Lawyers 2020 North America Awards and Report.

Related Attorney(s): Stephen Fraidin, Gregory Patti, Niral Shah, Erica Hogan, Jason Schwartz, Matthew Seitz
Related Practice(s): Corporate, Corporate Taxation, Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs), Tax
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Cadwalader Attorneys Recognized as 2020 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

November 25, 2020

Cadwalader has once again been recognized in the New York Metro Edition of Super Lawyers.

Related Attorney(s): Fredric Altschuler, Richard Brand, Christopher Cox, Michael Gambro, Jason Halper, Steven Herman, Sean O'Shea, Patrick Quinn, Ray Shirazi, Lary Stromfeld, Linda Swartz, Conor Almquist, Cassandra Best, Gillian Burns, Thomas Curtin, Michelle Gellman, Jaclyn Hall, Matthew Seitz, Casey Servais, Christian Larson
Related Practice(s): Bank Regulation, Bankruptcy Litigation, Corporate Finance, Global Litigation, Intellectual Property, Mergers & Acquisitions, Real Estate, Securitization & Asset Based Finance, Tax, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): New York
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Cadwalader’s Sophie Cuthbertson Delivers Opening Remarks as Chairperson of PLI’s 'New Developments in Securitization 2020' Event

November 20, 2020

Cadwalader partner Sophie Cuthbertson kicked off the Practising Law Institute’s (PLI) “New Developments in Securitization 2020” live webcast event earlier this month with opening remarks. Speaking to an audience of structured finance industry professionals, Cuthbertson previewed program highlights, which included a market overview of various structured securities classes, related legal and regulatory developments and the effects of COVID-19 on the sector. 

Related Attorney(s): Sophie Cuthbertson, Gregg Jubin
Related Practice(s): CLOs, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
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Cadwalader UK White Collar and Litigation Teams Earn Industry Recognition

November 19, 2020

Cadwalader’s London-based White Collar Defense & Investigations and Litigation teams have been recognized in the 2021 editions of two leading UK legal directories and acknowledged in the GIR 100 2020.

Related Attorney(s): Melis Acuner, Mark Beardsworth, Shruti Chandhok, Charlotte Glaser, Duncan Grieve, Kevin Roberts, Simon Walsh
Related Practice(s): Cybersecurity and Data Privacy, Global Litigation, International Dispute Resolution, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): London
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Cadwalader Advises Population Health Investment Co. on $150 Million IPO

November 18, 2020

Cadwalader is advising Population Health Investment Co., Inc. (Nasdaq: PHICU) on its $150 million initial public offering of 15,000,000 units at a price of $10.00 per unit. The offering was priced on November 17 and is expected to close November 20.  

Related Attorney(s): Gregory Patti, Erica Hogan, Jason Schwartz, Matthew Seitz
Related Practice(s): Corporate, Corporate Taxation, Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs), Tax
Related Office(s): New York
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Dorothy Auth Named a 2020 Intellectual Property Trailblazer by The National Law Journal

November 09, 2020

Cadwalader Intellectual Property Group chair and partner Dr. Dorothy Auth has been named to the annual list of Intellectual Property Trailblazers published by The National Law Journal in its November 2020 special supplement. The series recognizes legal professionals who “have moved the needle” in the industry.

Related Attorney(s): Dorothy Auth Ph.D.
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, IP Due Diligence, ITC Litigation, Intellectual Property, Patent & Trade Secret Litigation, Patent Preparation & Prosecution
Related Office(s): New York
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Cadwalader Named Securitization and Structured Finance Law Firm of the Year in 2021 U.S. News – Best Lawyers ‘Best Law Firms’ Rankings

November 05, 2020

Cadwalader was named “Law Firm of the Year” in Securitization and Structured Finance Law in the 2021 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms.”

Related Practice(s): Antitrust, Bankruptcy Litigation, Corporate, Derivatives & Structured Products, Estate Planning & Administration, Global Litigation, Intellectual Property, Investment Funds, Patent & Trade Secret Litigation, Patent Preparation & Prosecution, Private Wealth, Real Estate, Securitization & Asset Based Finance, Tax, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York, Washington
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Cadwalader’s John Moehringer Speaks on IP and Data Rights at Brooklyn Law School Virtual Event

November 02, 2020

Cadwalader Intellectual Property Group partner John Moehringer spoke as part of a broad panel discussion on IP and data rights at an event hosted last week at Brooklyn Law School.

Related Attorney(s): John Moehringer
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, IP Due Diligence, ITC Litigation, Intellectual Property, Patent & Trade Secret Litigation, Patent Preparation & Prosecution, Trademark & Copyright Protection
Related Office(s): New York
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Cadwalader Advises Lenders on 120 Wall Street CMBS Loan

October 30, 2020

Cadwalader advised Wells Fargo, JP Morgan Chase and Citigroup on a $165 million commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) loan to refinance Silverstein Properties’ office building at 120 Wall Street in Manhattan. The transaction was reported in The Commercial Observer.

Related Attorney(s): Holly Chamberlain, Christopher Dickson
Related Practice(s): Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities, Real Estate, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): Charlotte
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Linda Swartz Receives ALM Corporate Counsel’s Women, Influence & Power in Law ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’

October 29, 2020

Cadwalader tax chair Linda Swartz received a “Lifetime Achievement Award” yesterday as part of Corporate Counsel’s Women, Influence & Power in Law Awards 2020.

Related Attorney(s): Linda Swartz
Related Practice(s): Corporate Taxation, Mergers & Acquisitions Taxation, Restructurings & Bankruptcies Taxation, Securitization & Structured Products Taxation, Tax, Tax Controversy
Related Office(s): New York
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Cadwalader Recognized Among Leading Law Firms in The Legal 500 United Kingdom 2021

October 27, 2020

Cadwalader has been recognized across a broad range of practice areas in the 2021 edition of The Legal 500 United Kingdom.

Related Attorney(s): Melis Acuner, Mark Beardsworth, Adam Blakemore, Suzanne Bell, Robert Cannon, Hugo Chan, Shruti Chandhok, Alexander Collins, Matthew Duncan, Duncan Grieve, Duncan Hubbard, Samantha Hutchinson, Sabah Nawaz, Richard Nevins, Nathan Parker, Gregory Petrick, Claire Puddicombe, David Quirolo, Catherine Richardson, Kevin Roberts, Nick Shiren, Daniel Tobias, Simon Walsh
Related Practice(s): Corporate, Corporate Taxation, Derivatives & Structured Products, Fund Finance, Global Litigation, International Dispute Resolution, Securitization & Asset Based Finance, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): London
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Cadwalader Named Among GIR 100, Annual Guide to World’s Leading Cross-Border Investigations Practices

October 27, 2020

Cadwalader was once again named to the GIR 100, Global Investigation Review’s annual guide to the world’s leading cross-border investigations practices. The selected firms represent those that are best suited to handle sophisticated cross-border government-led and internal investigations and related settlement negotiations or prosecutions of corporates and individuals.

Related Attorney(s): Jodi Avergun, Anne Tompkins, Todd Blanche, Sean O'Shea, Douglas Gansler, Mark Beardsworth, Kevin Roberts, Melis Acuner, Duncan Grieve
Related Practice(s): Anti-Money Laundering Investigations and Compliance, Cybersecurity and Data Privacy, Economic Sanctions, FCPA Enforcement and Compliance, False Claims Act and Health Care Fraud, Global Litigation, National Security, Pharmaceutical Regulation and Compliance, Securities Enforcement and Compliance, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Charlotte, London, New York, Washington
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Cadwalader Practices, Lawyers Recognized in Chambers UK 2021

October 26, 2020

Cadwalader, a leading advisor to global financial institutions, corporations and investment funds, has again been recognized for its leading practice groups and lawyers by Chambers UK 2021.

Related Attorney(s): Mark Beardsworth, Suzanne Bell, Adam Blakemore, Robert Cannon, Alexander Collins, Stephen Day, Matthew Duncan, Samantha Hutchinson, Michael Newell, Claire Puddicombe, David Quirolo, Kevin Roberts
Related Practice(s): Fund Finance, Fund Formation, Global Litigation, Investment Funds, Securitization & Asset Based Finance, Structured Products, Tax, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): London
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Cadwalader Attorneys Discuss Private Trust Companies in CSM Capital Webinar

October 21, 2020

Cadwalader Private Wealth Group attorneys participated in a webinar titled “An Overview of Private Trust Companies,” hosted last week by CSM Capital Corporation and moderated by Chris S. Moore, the president and founder of CSM Capital. Webinar attendees included individuals from over a dozen jurisdictions.

Related Attorney(s): Dean Berry, Alan Lawrence
Related Practice(s): Estate Planning & Administration, Institutional Planning, Private Wealth
Related Office(s): New York
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Cadwalader Advises on New York’s Madison Avenue Retail Property Sale

October 14, 2020

Cadwalader is advising the sellers in the sale of three prime retail properties on New York’s Madison Avenue, a transaction reported in The Wall Street Journal. 

Related Attorney(s): Fredric Altschuler, Steven Herman, Michael Anglin
Related Practice(s): Real Estate
Related Office(s): New York
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Cadwalader Represents Morgan Stanley in First-of-Its-Kind Freddie Mac Multifamily Sustainability Bonds Issuance

October 14, 2020

Cadwalader represented Morgan Stanley as depositor and co-lead manager in the CMBS securitization of a $579 million mortgage pool secured by multifamily properties with affordable housing and/or environmental impact features.

Related Attorney(s): Michael Gambro, Henry LaBrun, Michael Ruder, A. Knepley, Avis Edwards, Alexandra Woods
Related Practice(s): Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities, Derivatives & Structured Products, Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Task Force, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York
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Cadwalader Advises Dealer Car Search in its Sale to LeadVenture

October 08, 2020

Cadwalader advised Dealer Car Search, a provider of technology services to more than 6,000 pre-owned auto dealers, in its sale to LeadVenture, a provider of digital storefront and digital retail services that serves over 35,000 dealership rooftops across 13 vertical markets. 

Related Attorney(s): Daniel Raglan, Jason Schwartz, Alissa Kalinowski, Dorothy Auth Ph.D., Dash Cole, Michael Anglin
Related Practice(s): Corporate, Corporate Taxation, Executive Compensation & Benefits, Global Litigation, Intellectual Property, Mergers & Acquisitions Taxation, Real Estate, Tax
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York, Washington
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Cadwalader Recognized in New Edition of IFLR1000

October 06, 2020

Cadwalader lawyers and practices have been recognized as industry leaders in the 30th edition of the IFLR1000, a publication focused on financial and corporate transactional work.

Related Attorney(s): Louis Bevilacqua, Richard Brand, Christopher Cox, Mark Ellenberg, Michael Gambro, Chris Gavin, Steven Herman, Steven Lofchie, Ivan Loncar, Michael Mascia, Christopher McDermott, Dorothy Mehta, William Mills, Gregory Patti, Patrick Quinn, Ray Shirazi, Gary Silverstein, Lary Stromfeld, Scott Cammarn, Matthew Feig, Wesley Misson, Jeffrey Nagle, Nihal Patel, Suzanne Bell, Stephen Day, Samantha Hutchinson, Richard Nevins, Michael Newell, Gregory Petrick, David Quirolo, Nick Shiren
Related Practice(s): Bank Regulation, Bankruptcy Litigation, Corporate, Derivatives & Structured Products, Financial Regulation, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, Securitization & Asset Based Finance, Tax
Related Office(s): Charlotte, London, New York, Washington
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London Fund Finance Team Shortlisted for The Lawyer Awards 2020

September 24, 2020

Cadwalader’s London fund finance team has been shortlisted for The Lawyer Awards 2020 in the “funds team” category in recognition of its service to private markets managers globally of innovative liquidity solutions. The Lawyer Awards are presented annually to leading law firms and in-house legal teams in the City.

Related Attorney(s): Samantha Hutchinson, Nathan Parker
Related Practice(s): Fund Finance
Related Office(s): London
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Cadwalader Partners Featured in Legal Media Group’s 2020 ‘Women in Business Law' Guide

September 14, 2020

Cadwalader has been recognized in the Legal Media Group’s Expert Guides 2020 Guide to the World's Leading Women in Business Law, with seven of the firm’s women partners featured as leaders in their respective practice areas.

Related Attorney(s): Dorothy Auth Ph.D., Jodi Avergun, Ingrid Bagby, Suzanne Bell, Dorothy Mehta, Bonnie Neuman, Linda Swartz
Related Practice(s): Bankruptcy Litigation, Corporate Taxation, FCPA Enforcement and Compliance, Financial Restructuring, Fund Formation, Global Litigation, Intellectual Property, Investment Funds, Patent & Trade Secret Litigation, Patent Preparation & Prosecution, Real Estate, Restructurings & Bankruptcies Taxation, Securitization & Asset Based Finance, Securitization & Structured Products Taxation, Structured Products, Tax, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Charlotte, London, New York, Washington
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Cadwalader Relocates to 100 Bishopsgate

September 14, 2020

New space will support the firm’s growth strategy across practices, enabling a planned doubling of lawyer headcount in the City.

Related Attorney(s): Gregory Petrick, Patrick Quinn
Related Office(s): London
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Cadwalader Advises Greencoat UK Wind on £1 Billion Share Issuance Programme

September 09, 2020

Cadwalader is advising Greencoat UK Wind PLC on its share issuance programme of up to 750 million new ordinary shares and admission to the official list and trading on the London Stock Exchange's Main Market. Greencoat UK Wind PLC is the leading London listed renewable infrastructure investment fund, which has invested in 37 operating UK onshore and offshore wind farms.

Related Attorney(s): Michael Newell, Dorothy Mehta, Adam Blakemore, Maurine Bartlett, Michael Sholem, Michael Gwydir, Catherine Richardson, Jack Kelly, Paolo Del Val, Matthew Lefkowitz
Related Practice(s): Corporate Taxation, Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Task Force, Financial Regulation, Investment Management Regulation & Compliance, Tax
Related Office(s): London, New York
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Cadwalader Attorneys Contribute to Private Trust Companies: A Handbook for Advisers

September 03, 2020

Cadwalader’s Dorothy Mehta, Sasha Grinberg and Osvaldo Garcia have contributed a chapter to the recently released Private Trust Companies: A Handbook for Advisers. Published by Globe Law and Business, the handbook is a comprehensive resource for lawyers, accountants, family office executives and others who advise ultra-wealthy families on private trust companies.

Related Attorney(s): Sasha Grinberg, Dorothy Mehta
Related Practice(s): Estate Planning & Administration, Institutional Planning, Investment Funds, Private Wealth
Related Office(s): New York
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Cadwalader's Mark Beardsworth Helps Develop 'United in Diversity' Program at 58th Congress of AIJA – The International Association of Young Lawyers

September 01, 2020

London partner Mark Beardsworth developed and co-ordinated the academic program for the International Association of Young Lawyers’ (AIJA) 58th International Young Lawyers’ Congress. The week-long program, titled “United in Diversity,” was delivered on-line for over 300 participants from 6 continents.

Related Attorney(s): Mark Beardsworth
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): London
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Cadwalader Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2021

August 25, 2020

Cadwalader has been recognized in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, with over 30 lawyers across more than 20 practice areas featured in the guide. In addition, 17 of its lawyers have been named to Best Lawyers’ inaugural “Ones to Watch” list.

Related Attorney(s): Fredric Altschuler, Dante Amenta, Douglas Arborio, Louis Bevilacqua, Todd Blanche, Sara Bussiere, Scott Cammarn, James Carroll, Danyeale Chung, Dash Cole, J. Robert Duncan, James Frazier, Michael Gambro, Keith Gerver, Anna Glick, Stuart Goldstein, Jason Halper, Steven Herman, Henry LaBrun, Aaron Lang, Robert Lawrence, Francisco J. Linares, Steven Lofchie, Ivan Loncar, Christopher McDermott, Matthew McManus, Dorothy Mehta, Joel Mitnick, William Natbony, Bonnie Neuman, Cassidy Nolan, Alexander Owings, Gregory Petrick, Patrick Quinn, Michael Ruder, Richard Schetman, Ray Shirazi, Lary Stromfeld, Linda Swartz, Anne Tompkins, Kendra Wharton, Wesley Wintermyer
Related Practice(s): Antitrust, Bankruptcy Litigation, Derivatives & Structured Products, Financial Regulation, Global Litigation, Intellectual Property, Patent & Trade Secret Litigation, Patent Preparation & Prosecution, Private Wealth, Real Estate, Securitization & Asset Based Finance, Tax, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York, Washington
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Cadwalader Advises The Howard Hughes Corporation on $750 Million Notes Offering

August 19, 2020

Cadwalader advised The Howard Hughes Corporation in its private offering under Rule 144A/Reg S of $750 million aggregate principal amount of 5.375% senior notes due 2028, the proceeds of which will be used for general corporate purposes, including the repayment of certain existing indebtedness.

Related Attorney(s): Richard Brand, Braden McCurrach, Nick Ramphal, Niral Shah, Monica Lindsay, Linda Swartz, Matthew Seitz, Kurt Oosterhouse, Maurine Bartlett
Related Practice(s): Corporate, Corporate Finance, Corporate Taxation, Tax
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York
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Cadwalader Shortlisted for International Tax Review ‘New York Tax Firm of the Year’ Award

August 14, 2020

Cadwalader has been shortlisted by International Tax Review (ITR) for “New York Tax Firm of the Year.” The winners will be announced on September 24.

Related Practice(s): Corporate Taxation, Mergers & Acquisitions Taxation, Restructurings & Bankruptcies Taxation, Securitization & Structured Products Taxation, Tax, Tax Controversy
Related Office(s): Charlotte, London, New York, Washington
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Cadwalader Shortlisted for the Drawdown’s 2020 Private Equity Service Provider Awards

August 11, 2020

Cadwalader has been shortlisted for the Drawdown’s 2020 Private Equity Service Provider Awards, named as a finalist in the “Advisory/Consultancy: Fund Finance” category. The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on October 5 in London.

Related Practice(s): Fund Finance
Related Office(s): Charlotte, London, New York, Washington
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Cadwalader Represents GoodFinch Fund I, LP as Sponsor in Issuance of $252M Solar Loan Backed Notes

July 29, 2020

Cadwalader represented GoodFinch Fund I, LP as sponsor in the issuance of approximately $252M Solar Loan Backed Notes, Series 2020-2 GF.

Related Attorney(s): Ira Schacter, Michael McCormack, Gary Silverstein, Peter Dodson, Maurine Bartlett, Alexander Strom, Margaret Craib
Related Practice(s): Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Task Force, Securitization & Asset Based Finance, Structured Products
Related Office(s): New York
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Cadwalader Continues Dominance in Commercial MBS Legal Advisory Rankings, Tops 2020 Midyear Tables

July 27, 2020

Cadwalader once again retained its dominant rankings in the midyear commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) tables published by Commercial Mortgage Alert. The firm earned the top position in both the “Issuer Counsel” and “Underwriter Counsel” categories through the first half of 2020. Cadwalader has held the number one position in the issuer counsel category for 20 consecutive years.

Related Attorney(s): Michael Gambro, Stuart Goldstein
Related Practice(s): Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York, Washington
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Cadwalader Advises Pershing Square Tontine Holdings on $4 Billion IPO

July 22, 2020

Cadwalader is advising Pershing Square Tontine Holdings, Ltd. (“PSTH”), a Delaware incorporated newly organized special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), on its initial public offering of 200,000,000 units at a price of $20.00 per unit – the largest-ever IPO by a SPAC. PSTH will be one of the largest sources of cash equity capital for a private, single-company, minority investment in the world, with a minimum of $5 billion of cash equity capital when PSTH’s IPO proceeds are combined with the Pershing Square Funds’ forward purchase agreement.

Related Attorney(s): Stephen Fraidin, Gregory Patti, Niral Shah, Erica Hogan, Jason Schwartz, Matthew Seitz
Related Practice(s): Corporate, Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs), Tax
Related Office(s): New York
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Cadwalader Expands Top-Rated European Capital Markets Team with Addition of Matthew Duncan

July 20, 2020

New London partner focuses on asset-backed securities, with an emphasis on consumer, real estate and fintech.

Related Attorney(s): Matthew Duncan
Related Practice(s): Auto Securitization, Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities, FCA Regulated Entities, FinTech, Marketplace Lending and FinTech, Mortgage Banking & Whole Loan Trading, Municipal Securitization, Receivables Finance, Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities, Securitization & Asset Based Finance, Warehouse Lending
Related Office(s): London
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Cadwalader Submits Amicus Brief on Behalf of Structured Finance Association (SFA) in Connection with Hertz Bankruptcy

July 17, 2020

Cadwalader submitted an amicus brief on behalf of the Structured Finance Association (SFA) position in connection with the Hertz Global Holdings Inc. bankruptcy.

Related Attorney(s): Neil Weidner, Gregory Petrick, Jason Halper, Ingrid Bagby, Michele Maman, Charles Munn
Related Practice(s): Financial Restructuring, Global Litigation, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York, Washington
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Cadwalader and Fastcase Announce Partnership to Expand ‘Cadwalader Cabinet’ Capabilities

July 15, 2020

Leading Financial Regulatory Platform Adds Largest Law Library and Legal Research Database

Related Attorney(s): Steven Lofchie
Related Practice(s): Financial Regulation
Related Office(s): New York
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Cadwalader Named 2020 GlobalCapital Regulatory Law Firm of the Year

July 15, 2020

Cadwalader was recognized as “U.S. Law Firm of the Year – Regulatory” at the GlobalCapital 2020 Americas Derivatives Awards.

Related Practice(s): Bank Regulation, Derivatives & Structured Products, Financial Regulation
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York, Washington
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Cadwalader’s Mark Beardsworth Speaks at ABA Section of International Law’s 2020 Annual Meeting

July 10, 2020

Cadwalader White Collar Defense and Investigations partner Mark Beardsworth last week spoke on an American Bar Association Section of International Law panel titled, "Global Conspiracies and Their Implications," as part of its 2020 Annual Meeting. The panel focused on the multi-jurisdictional laws surrounding the formation and dissipation of conspiracies.

Related Attorney(s): Mark Beardsworth
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): London
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Cadwalader Lawyers Recognized in Chambers High Net Worth 2020 Guide

July 10, 2020

Cadwalader has been recognized in the Chambers High Net Worth 2020 guide, with three lawyers ranked among the leaders in international private wealth. 

Related Attorney(s): Mark Beardsworth, Dean Berry, Robert Lawrence
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, Private Wealth, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): London, New York
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Cadwalader’s Michael Sholem Presents on CSFI’s “Brussels Review” Panel

July 02, 2020

Cadwalader Financial Services special counsel Michael Sholem last week participated on a panel hosted by the Centre for the Study of Financial Innovation (CSFI) to discuss key developments regarding European financial regulation.

Related Attorney(s): Michael Sholem
Related Practice(s): Financial Regulation
Related Office(s): London
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Cadwalader Expands Consumer Litigation and Enforcement Defense Capabilities with Addition of CFPB Veteran Rachel Rodman in Washington, DC

June 29, 2020

Former CFPB policy and enforcement official joins the firm’s Global Litigation Group as partner.

Related Attorney(s): Rachel Rodman
Related Practice(s): Corporate & Financial Services Litigation & Regulation, Global Litigation, LIBOR Preparedness Team, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Washington
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Cadwalader Named 2020 GlobalCapital Law Firm of the Year for CLOs and RMBS, Recognized for CMBS Deal of the Year

June 23, 2020

Cadwalader has been recognized with a pair of GlobalCapital 2020 U.S. Securitization awards – CLO Law Firm of the Year and RMBS Law Firm of the Year. The firm also advised Morgan Stanley and the underwriters on the CMBS Deal of the Year.

Related Attorney(s): Michael Gambro, Stuart Goldstein, Chris Gavin
Related Practice(s): CLOs, Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities, Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York, Washington
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Cadwalader Advises Pershing Square on Record-Breaking SPAC

June 23, 2020

In what is arguably the most significant corporate transaction to date in 2020 and could lead to one of the largest M&A transactions in recent years, Cadwalader is advising Pershing Square Tontine Holdings on its filing with the SEC to raise up to $3 billion in an initial public offering, which would make it the largest special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) ever.

Related Attorney(s): Stephen Fraidin, Gregory Patti, Niral Shah, Erica Hogan, Jason Schwartz, Matthew Seitz
Related Practice(s): Corporate, Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs), Tax
Related Office(s): New York, Washington
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Cadwalader Advises BNP Paribas on $2.4 Billion Committed Borrowing Base Facility

June 22, 2020

Cadwalader has advised BNP Paribas, as global coordinator and administrative agent, in a $2.4 billion syndicated committed borrowing base facility consisting of a $750 million 3-year tranche, a $1.15 billion 2-year tranche and a $500 million 364-day tranche, for Castleton Commodities International LLC (“CCI”), a global energy commodity merchant.

Related Attorney(s): Jeffrey Nagle, Nathan Parker, Michael Lynch, Ryan Leverone, George Pelling
Related Practice(s): Corporate Finance
Related Office(s): Charlotte, London
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Cadwalader’s Fred Altschuler Authors Chapter in New Edition of Leading Real Estate Finance Guide

June 19, 2020

Cadwalader senior counsel Fred Altschuler is a contributing author to the recently released "Real Estate Titles: The Practice of Real Estate Law in New York, Fourth Edition," published by the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA).

Related Attorney(s): Fredric Altschuler
Related Practice(s): Real Estate
Related Office(s): New York
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Cadwalader Advises Bow Street on Mack-Cali Realty Proxy Contest Victory

June 18, 2020

Cadwalader advised Bow Street LLC on its successful effort to add eight directors to the board of Mack-Cali Realty Corporation. Following a several-months proxy contest, the parties entered into a transition agreement the day of the annual meeting providing for the appointment of Bow Street's entire slate to the company's board.

Related Attorney(s): Richard Brand, Gregory Patti, Nick Ramphal, Jonathan Watkins
Related Practice(s): Corporate, Corporate Governance, Executive Compensation & Benefits
Related Office(s): New York
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Cadwalader Recognized Among Leading Law Firms in The Legal 500 United States 2020

June 12, 2020

Cadwalader has been recognized across a broad range of practice areas in the 2020 edition of The Legal 500 United States.

Related Attorney(s): Richard Brand, Scott Cammarn, Brian Foster, Michael Gambro, Ivan Loncar, Ray Shirazi, Lary Stromfeld, Linda Swartz, Neil Weidner, Dorothy Mehta, Jason Schwartz, Michelle Abad, Casey Servais, Matthew Lefkowitz, Todd Blanche, Douglas Gansler, Anne Tompkins, Nihal Patel, Stephen Fraidin, Holly Chamberlain, Bonnie Neuman, Jonathan Watkins, Gregg Jubin, Ira Schacter, Gary Silverstein, Joshua Apfelroth, Gregory Petrick, Steven Lofchie
Related Practice(s): Corporate & Financial Services Litigation & Regulation, Derivatives & Structured Products, FinTech, Financial Restructuring, Global Litigation, Investment Funds, Mergers & Acquisitions, Real Estate, Securitization & Asset Based Finance, Shareholder Activism, Tax, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York, Washington
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Cadwalader Lawyers Named Among Best in UK

June 09, 2020

Cadwalader has been recognized in the 2021 edition of Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom, with seven of the firm’s London-based lawyers featured as leaders in their categories.

Related Attorney(s): Mark Beardsworth, Adam Blakemore, Stephen Day, Richard Nevins, Gregory Petrick, David Quirolo
Related Practice(s): Bank Regulation, Financial Regulation, Financial Restructuring, Global Litigation, Securitization & Asset Based Finance, Tax, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): London
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Cadwalader’s Claire Puddicombe Presents on Legal and Regulatory Outlook Panel at Women in Structured Finance Summit 2020

June 04, 2020

Cadwalader Capital Markets partner Claire Puddicombe earlier this week participated on a panel at the Opal Group’s Women in Structured Finance Summit 2020 event.

Related Attorney(s): Claire Puddicombe
Related Practice(s): CLOs, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): London
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Cadwalader Advises the Administrative Agent and Lender in $87.9 Million Pre-development Loan

May 29, 2020

Cadwalader represented the administrative agent and lender in an $87.9 million pre-development loan, comprising a senior loan, building loan and project loan, in connection with the acquisition of a significant development site on the Williamsburg waterfront with a phased land acquisition.

Related Attorney(s): Steven Herman, Loren Taub
Related Practice(s): Real Estate
Related Office(s): New York
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Cadwalader Advises Standard Chartered on One of the World’s First Impact-focused Subscription Finance Facility

May 29, 2020

Cadwalader has advised Standard Chartered PLC in its partnership with one of the largest private-markets investment managers to complete one of the world’s first sustainable use of proceeds subscription finance facility. 

Related Attorney(s): Samantha Hutchinson
Related Practice(s): Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Task Force, Fund Finance
Related Office(s): London
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Cadwalader Named Among Top Female and Family Friendly Firms in 2020 Yale Law Women Report

May 21, 2020

Cadwalader has been recognized in the Yale Law Women 2020 Top Firms for Gender Equity & Family Friendliness Report. The firm is ranked among the leaders in the “Hiring Practices” and “LGBTQ+ Representation” categories.

Related Page(s): Diversity & Inclusion, Diversity Awards & Recognition
Related Office(s): Charlotte, London, New York, Washington
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Cadwalader Receives 2020 IFLR Americas Financial Services Regulatory Team of the Year Award

May 14, 2020

Cadwalader was recognized with the 2020 International Financial Law Review (IFLR) Americas Financial Services Regulatory Team of the Year award.

Related Attorney(s): Scott Cammarn, Richard Schetman, Brian Foster, James Frazier, Steven Lofchie, Ivan Loncar, Dorothy Mehta, Jed Miller, Ray Shirazi, Lary Stromfeld, Maurine Bartlett, Nihal Patel
Related Practice(s): Bank Regulation, Financial Regulation
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York
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Cadwalader Obtains Compassionate Release Motion for Meta Ullings

May 13, 2020

A Cadwalader White Collar Defense and Investigations team led by Group Chair Jodi L. Avergun obtained compassionate release for Meta Ullings, a Dutch national and former senior executive at MartinAir N.V., based on the increased risks posed to prisoners by COVID-19.

Related Attorney(s): Jodi Avergun, Todd Blanche, Lex Urban, Wesley Wintermyer, Kendra Wharton
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Washington
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Cadwalader’s John Moehringer Presents on Artificial Intelligence at Annual Policy Meeting of PhRMA’s Global IP Committee

May 11, 2020

Cadwalader Intellectual Property Group partner John Moehringer participated in a panel discussion last week at the annual policy meeting of the Global Intellectual Property committee of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA), which represents the country’s leading innovative biopharmaceutical research companies.

Related Attorney(s): John Moehringer
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, IP Due Diligence, ITC Litigation, Intellectual Property, Patent & Trade Secret Litigation, Patent Preparation & Prosecution, Trademark & Copyright Protection
Related Office(s): New York
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Cadwalader’s Michele Maman Again Recognized as Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyer by Turnarounds & Workouts in 2020

May 04, 2020

Cadwalader partner Michele Maman has been recognized as a 2020 “Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyer” by Turnarounds & Workouts. Maman also was selected in 2017. 

Related Attorney(s): Michele Maman
Related Practice(s): Financial Restructuring
Related Office(s): New York
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Cadwalader Attorneys Named 2020 Washington DC Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

April 24, 2020

Several Cadwalader attorneys have been recognized in the 2020 edition of Washington DC Super Lawyers.

Related Attorney(s): Jodi Avergun, Brian Wallach, Keith Gerver, Adam Risell
Related Practice(s): Antitrust, Corporate & Financial Services Litigation & Regulation, Global Litigation, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Washington
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Cadwalader Practices, Lawyers Recognized in Chambers USA 2020

April 23, 2020

Cadwalader has again been recognized as a leading law firm across a range of practice areas by the 2020 edition of Chambers USA, the definitive guide to the legal profession.

Related Attorney(s): Fredric Altschuler, Joseph Beach, Richard Brand, Scott Cammarn, James Carroll, Holly Chamberlain, James Frazier, Michael Gambro, Jason Halper, Gregg Jubin, Steven Lofchie, Ivan Loncar, Joel Mitnick, Nihal Patel, Ray Shirazi, Lary Stromfeld, Linda Swartz, Neil Weidner
Related Practice(s): Antitrust, Bank Regulation, Broker-Dealer Regulation, CLOs, Corporate, Corporate & Financial Services Litigation & Regulation, Global Litigation, Mergers & Acquisitions, Real Estate, Securitization & Asset Based Finance, Shareholder Activism, Tax
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York, Washington
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Cadwalader Annual Pro Bono Report Highlights Its Attorneys’ Pro Bono Efforts, Firm Programs and Partnerships

April 14, 2020

Cadwalader’s latest annual Pro Bono Report highlights the firm’s ongoing pro bono programs and the related work of its attorneys, which is often undertaken in partnership with clients, legal service agencies and other non-profits.

Related Attorney(s): Jason Halper
Related Office(s): Charlotte, London, New York, Washington
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Cadwalader Advises PennyMac on Agreement for New Servicing Advance Financing

April 13, 2020

Cadwalader advised PennyMac Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE: PFSI) and its affiliates on amendments to its Ginnie Mae mortgage servicing rights (MSR) securitization program to permit servicing advance financing. The structure enhancement, which has been in development since early 2019, will provide PFSI enhanced liquidity to directly support its servicing advance obligations to Ginnie Mae as necessary and enable the company to better afford borrowers critical relief as required under the recently enacted CARES Act.

Related Attorney(s): Chris Gavin, Gary Silverstein, James Frazier, Michelle Abad, John Michael Lyon
Related Practice(s): Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities, Securitization & Asset Based Finance, Tax
Related Office(s): New York
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Cadwalader Advises Agent and Lender in Aggregate $510 Million Financing of Landmark Office Property in Lower Manhattan

April 03, 2020

Cadwalader represented the administrative agent and lender syndicate in a loan facility consisting of a $410 million mortgage loan and up to $100 million of availability for tenant and capital improvements to refinance existing debt and fund future upgrades to 120 Broadway, a landmark office property in New York City that was constructed in 1915 as the headquarters of Equitable Life.

Related Attorney(s): Holly Chamberlain, Christopher Dickson
Related Practice(s): Real Estate
Related Office(s): Charlotte
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Cadwalader Shortlisted for IFLR 2020 Americas Team of the Year Honors

March 25, 2020

Cadwalader is nominated for the International Financial Law Review (IFLR) 2020 Americas Financial Services Regulatory Team of the Year award.

Related Practice(s): Bank Regulation, Financial Regulation
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York, Washington
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Cadwalader’s Duncan Grieve Named a European Investigations Rising Star in Who’s Who Legal - Future Leaders 2020

March 16, 2020

Duncan Grieve has been recognized as a rising star – and is one of only four lawyers noted as “most highly regarded” – in European investigations by Who’s Who Legal – Future Leaders 2020.