Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Type: Company
Name: Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

SEC's Blass to Become ICI's General Counsel

David Blass, chief counsel and associate director of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Trading and Markets, will become the Investment Company Institute’s general counsel come September.Blass, who will report to ICI President and CEO ... [Published AdvisorOne - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 3 reports

Willkie Farr & Gallagher taps PE lawyers for London office

Global law firm Willkie Farr Gallagher has added Matthew Dean and Claire McDaid as corporate partners in its London office. Dean’s practice is focused on formations, buyouts, financings and venture capital investments while McDaid’s practice deals ... [Published PE Hub Blog - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

ICI Names David W. Blass General Counsel

—The Investment Company Institute has named David W. Blass as its General Counsel.Blass is currently chief counsel and associate director of the Division of Trading and Markets at the Securities and Exchange Commission, where he oversees the division’s ... [Published ICI - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

N-14 - iSHARES TRUST (0001100663) (Filer)

Document Format FilesSeq Description Document Type Size 1 FORM N-14 d752187dn14.htm N-14 447106 2 OPINION AND CONSENT OF RICHARDS, LAYTON & FINGER, PA d752187dex9911.htm EX-99.(11) 15892 3 FORM OF TAX OPINION AND CONSENT OF WILLKIE FARR & GALLAGHER LLP ... [Published SEC - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Law firm quartet dials in for groundbreaking BT pensions deal

Allen & Overy (A&O), Hogan Lovells, Clifford Chance (CC) and Willkie Farr & Gallagher have all landed roles on BT Pension Scheme's (BTPS) £16bn swap to hedge more than a quarter of its exposure to longevity risk.The deal with the Prudential Insurance ... [Published Legal Week - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

Ian L. Levin, Partner, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP to Speak at KC’s Legal Series: M&A Transactions & Underfunded Benefit Plan Issues Explored: A 2014 Update Live Webcast

New York, NY, June 29, 2014 --( PR.com )-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Ian L. Levin, Partner will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast ... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 2 reports

Aspen Mails Revocation Materials to Shareholders

Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (“Aspen”) (NYSE:AHL) announced today that it is mailing its revocation materials--including a letter and a BLUE revocation card--to shareholders, in opposition to Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. (“Endurance”) (NYSE:ENH) ... [Published CEOWorld Magazine - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Level 3 Communications Inc to acquire TW Telecom Inc

Deals Level 3 Communications Inc has agreed to acquire TW Telecom Inc for a total consideration of $7.21 billion.Value: $7.2 billionAnnounced: June 16 2014Parties involvedLegal advisersLevel 3 Communications IncJones Day, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLPTW ... [Published International Law Office - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Men's Wearhouse Purchases Jos. A. Bank

The Men's Wearhouse has completed its acquisition of Jos. A. Bank Clothiers. According to the company, the acquisition was effected through the previously announced all-cash tender offer by Men's Wearhouse's subsidiary, Java Corp., to acquire all of the ... [Published Individual.com - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 4 reports

Level 3 Signs $5.7B Cash-and-Stock Deal to Buy TW Telecom; Jeff Storey Comments

Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT) has agreed to purchase tw telecom (NASDAQ: TWTC) for approximately $5.7 billion in cash and stock as Level 3 looks to expand its share of the telecommunications and Internet services market.Tw telecom stockholders would ... [Published GovConWire - Jun 17 2014]
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 1 reports

Why Willkie Farr lawyers gave up their pricey suits for six months

Legal MarketingLawyers at Willkie Farr & Gallagher decided to dress the part when they advised Men's Wearhouse on its recent agreement to buy Jos. A. Bank.The lawyers “shrugged off Armani and Zegna in favor of $600 suits by Joseph Abboud—a once-prestigious ... [Published ABA Journal - Jun 16 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 2 reports

Holwell Shuster & Goldberg Launches Intellectual Property Practice

NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Holwell Shuster & Goldberg LLP announced today that John DiMatteo, most recently co-chair of the intellectual property department at the AmLaw 100 law firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP, has joined the firm as a partner. ... [Published EON Business - Apr 08 2014]

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...a couple years ago, that's been an issue that's caused a lot of havoc in the bankruptcy world," Sam Stricklin of Bracewell & Giuliani LLP said. "Everyone thought that issue was going to be decided in Executive Benefits but they punted on it."
In a statement, Wilkie global co-chairman Thomas Cerabino said: "We value our relationship with Dickson Minto and expect to continue to work closely with them in the future."
"We are delighted to have helped the trustee on this innovative and significant transaction, which builds on Hogan Lovells' experience advising employers and trustees on longevity risk solutions."
Paul Spencer, Chairman of the Trustee said: "This transaction has taken many months of hard work by the Scheme's executive team. This is a ground breaking deal in terms of size, structure and with one of the leading life insurance companies in the United States providing reinsurance. But more than this, the Trustee is delighted with a transaction that significantly reduces risk and provides enhanced security for members"

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Bankruptcy Cases To Watch In The 2nd Half Of 2014 [Published Vocus PR - Jul 16 2014]
The Churn: Baker and Quinn Expand, Plus More La... [Published American Lawyer.com - Jul 16 2014]
Willkie Farr & Gallagher taps PE lawyers for Lo... [Published PE Hub Blog - Jul 14 2014]
SEC's Blass to Become ICI's General Counsel [Published AdvisorOne - Jul 14 2014]
Kirkland pair Dean and McDaid head for Wilkie F... [Published Legal Week - Jul 14 2014]
Willkie Farr moves to build City private equity... [Published Legal Business - Jul 14 2014]
Kirkland duo McDaid and Dean quit to kickstart ... [Published The Lawyer - Jul 14 2014]
ICI Names David W. Blass General Counsel [Published ICI - Jul 11 2014]
Kirkland's $5 Million Man Leads on Texas Energy... [Published American Lawyer.com - Jul 11 2014]
N-14 - iSHARES TRUST (0001100663) (Filer) [Published SEC - Jul 10 2014]
Ardian supports management buyout of Ceva Santé... [Published PE Hub Blog - Jul 08 2014]
FCC Names Merger Review Lawyers in Comcast and ... [Published National Law Journal - Jul 07 2014]
Law firm quartet dials in for groundbreaking BT... [Published Legal Week - Jul 07 2014]
BT Pension Scheme longevity arrangements [Published Hogan Lovells - Jul 04 2014]
BT PENSION SCHEME TRUSTEE REDUCES LONGEVITY RISK [Published TrustNet - Jul 04 2014]
The Knowledge Congress Has Scheduled a Live Web... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jul 01 2014]
Todd G. Cosenza, Partner, Willkie Farr & Gallag... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jul 01 2014]
Ian L. Levin, Partner, Willkie Farr & Gallagher... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jun 29 2014]
Aspen Mails Revocation Materials to Shareholders [Published CEOWorld Magazine - Jun 27 2014]
Aspen Mails Revocation Materials to Shareholders [Published Wall Street Select - Jun 27 2014]
Level 3 Communications Inc to acquire TW Teleco... [Published International Law Office - Jun 26 2014]
Abigail Jones Feder, JPMorgan Fixed-Income Exec... [Published Bloomberg - Jun 25 2014]
Star Bulk Carriers Corporation to acquire Ocean... [Published International Law Office - Jun 24 2014]
Men's Wearhouse Purchases Jos. A. Bank [Published Individual.com - Jun 24 2014]
MEN WEARHOUSE : Announces Waiver of Marketing P... [Published 4 Traders - Jun 20 2014]
Weekend Reading: Hogan Lovells on North Korea's... [Published American Lawyer.com - Jun 20 2014]
Men's Wearhouse Completes Acquisition Of Jos. A... [Published Scottrade - Jun 18 2014]
Aspen's board rebuffs Endurance's USD49.50 p/s ... [Published PredictWallStreet - Jun 18 2014]
Four Am Law 100 Firms Advise on Apax Sale of Ad... [Published American Lawyer.com - Jun 18 2014]
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Willkie Farr & Gallagher taps PE lawyers for Lo... [Published PE Hub Blog - Jul 14 2014]
Global law firm Willkie Farr Gallagher has added Matthew Dean and Claire McDaid as corporate partners in its London office. Dean’s practice is focused on formations, buyouts, financings and venture capital investments while McDaid’s practice deals ...
Ardian supports management buyout of Ceva Santé... [Published PE Hub Blog - Jul 08 2014]
Ardian said Tuesday that it has provided 255 million euros in subordinated financing to back the management buyout of Ceva Santé Animale . Founded in France, Ceva Santé Animale is a global veterinary health firm. PRESS RELEASE July 8, 2014 – Ardian, ...
The Knowledge Congress Has Scheduled a Live Web... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jul 01 2014]
New York, NY, July 01, 2014 --( PR.com )-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, announced today that it has scheduled a live webcast entitled: Securities Law in 2014: Fraud-on-the-Market ...
Todd G. Cosenza, Partner, Willkie Farr & Gallag... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jul 01 2014]
New York, NY, July 01, 2014 --( PR.com )-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Todd G. Cosenza, Partner, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP will speak ...
Ian L. Levin, Partner, Willkie Farr & Gallagher... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jun 29 2014]
New York, NY, June 29, 2014 --( PR.com )-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Ian L. Levin, Partner will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast ...
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Everplans Introduces the "Everplan" to Change H... [Published Financial Services - Apr 22 2014]
SEC Names Sharon Binger as Director of Philadel... [Published SEC US Press Releases - Feb 20 2014]
Men's Wearhouse Responds to Jos. A. Bank Announ... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 17 2014]
Men's Wearhouse Responds to Jos. A. Bank Letter [Published PR Newswire - Nov 04 2013]
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