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Dechert Lets Multiple Associates Go After Performance ReviewsAbove the Lawlayoffs When Seyfarth Shaw announced layoffs earlier this month — cutting associates, staff, and even partners — we wondered if the sluggish legal market might finally be catching up to some firms. Perhaps the flurry of salary increases last year had …
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Dechert Layoffs — They Laid Off First-Years (And This May Be The Way Of The Future)Above the LawDechert is laying people off in NYC, LA, and Philadelphia, including first years. * One of the associates who was laid off told me that the firm laid off first years (it sounded like “performance-related” in the sense that their billable hours were low …
Dechert Snags PwC Legal Financial Services PartnerLaw360 (subscription)Kayser's hiring follows that of Rob Bradshaw, a partner formerly with Kirkland & Ellis LLP focused on corporate finance and debt finance transactions, to Dechert's London office in April. It was the second time in six months that Dechert had hired a …and more »
Dechert Layoffs: First-Year Associates Amongst Those Let GoJDJournal.comAccording to Above the Law, 11 or 12 associates were reportedly let go in Dechert's offices in New York, Philadelphia, and Los Angeles this week after their performance reviews. This number included first-year associates, who typically are immune to …
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Special Purpose Vehicles' Authority to File for Bankruptcy RevisitedJD Supra (press release)In order to file for bankruptcy in the United States, a company needs to secure the appropriate corporate authorizations as required by its governing documents. ... The determination of who has the authority to file a bankruptcy petition is based on …
Stewarts Law Nabs Litigation Pro From DechertLaw360 (subscription)Law360, New York (June 7, 2017, 1:16 PM EDT) -- Stewarts Law LLP has expanded its commercial litigation department in London with the hiring of a new partner from Dechert LLP who has represented banks and major financial institutions on regulatory ...
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Reissuance of Proposed Regulations on Partnership Audit RulesJD Supra (press release)The U.S. Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service (the “IRS”) have re-issued proposed regulations (the “Proposed Regulations”) on the new centralized partnership audit rules enacted as part of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 (the “New ...and more »
Australis Partners wraps up initial Latin American mid-market fund at $379 mlnPE Hub (subscription) (blog)With offices in New York and Santiago, Chile, the firm intends to deploy the fund's capital, making control or influential equity investments in established middle market companies primarily operating in Australis Partners' core markets of Mexico …
Hughes drops Dechert for life as a Stewarts Law litigatorCDR News MagazineDavid Hughes joins the commercial litigation department as a partner from Dechert, having previously been head of banking and finance litigation at Berwin Leighton Paisner and DLA Piper. The firm was active in the now-settling RBS Rights Litigation …
People: Dechert hires M&A specialist in SG; Franklin Templeton gets senior AUS execDEALSTREETASIALaw firm Dechert LLP has appointed merger and acquisitions and private equity specialist Siew Kam Boon as the firm's corporate partner Singapore while Franklin Templeton Investments Australia has appointed long time executive Christina Monanian as the ...
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