June 18, 2012
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, a leading advisor to prominent corporations and financial institutions, has been named the winner of the 2012 Derivatives Week/Derivatives Intelligence Law Firm of the Year Award. The 2012 Global Derivatives Awards recognize the people, companies and deals that made an impact on the global derivatives market during the past year.
Winners were evaluated based on activity in the over-the-counter sector, helping buysiders and sellsiders drive in to new areas, consistency of service in established product areas and problem solving abilities. The award will be presented to Cadwalader at Derivatives Week/Derivatives Intelligence’s annual Gala Reception and Dinner at The Four Seasons Hotel London on September 19, 2012.
This award comes in addition Cadwalader’s recent wins at the IFLR Americas 2012 ceremony where the firm won both the Structured Finance and Securitization Deal of the Year and the Structured Finance and Securitization Team of the Year awards. Cadwalader’s Derivatives, Structured Products and Financial Regulatory practices and lawyers are regularly ranked in the top tiers by leading legal directories, including Chambers, IFLR and Legal 500, and by other third-party commentators.
With more than 80 attorneys, including 30 attorneys who practice in the energy and commodities area, as well as nationally-recognized colleagues in the areas of derivatives, broker-dealer regulation and compliance, banking law, municipal law and ERISA, Cadwalader’s team bring unparalleled breadth and depth of expertise in both regulatory and transactional matters to leading financial institutions and financial market participants.
About Derivatives Week/Derivatives Intelligence
A Euromoney Institutional Investor publication, Derivatives Week/Derivatives Intelligence provides global derivatives intelligence service covering deals, structures, issuer and investor activity.
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