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October 25, 2013
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP (Cadwalader), a leading adviser to global financial institutions and corporations, today announced that the 2013 edition of The Legal 500 UK has recognised the firm in the areas of Insurance, both Corporate and Regulatory, Securitisation, Corporate Restructuring and Insolvency, Derivatives and Structured Products, and Corporate Tax.
This is the first year that the publication has recognised Cadwalader's Insurance practice as one of the foremost practices in the corporate insurance and regulatory category. The firm is recommended for "institutional investors requiring innovative financial products to access returns from the insurance sector." The rankings credit partner Jennifer Donohue as the "regulatory expert" heading the UK Corporate practice. The publication cites the firm's involvement in several high-profile matters, including counselling Credit Suisse Asset Management and other flagship financial institutions on insurance sector opportunities. Cadwalader's UK Insurance practice responds to the increasing interface between insurance, banking and capital markets, as well as assisting insurance clients in key acquisitions to dynamically build and enhance their businesses.
Cadwalader's Securitisation team is led by Bruce Bloomingdale, also recognised as a Leading Individual, and "outstanding practitioners Angus Duncan and Nick Shiren.
The Corporate Restructuring and Insolvency team is "making waves in the market with the hire of the 'first-class' Yushan Ng," who is described as "hungry and enthusiastic," and U.S.-qualified Holly Neavill. Richard Nevins is also recommended.
The Derivatives and Structured Products practice, led by Bloomingdale, Duncan, Shiren and Jeremiah Wagner, is described as a "leader in complex structured products."
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