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    The Entity Is Getting Lawyered Up

    Rumors of the death of the Entity have been greatly exaggerated. They are bringing in the lawyers… Top US securitisation practice Sidley Austin has secured a high-profile instruction to advise alongside rival Mayer Brown on the cutting-edge $80bn (£38bn) ‘superfund’ designed to restore confidence in the credit markets, as firms look to secure roles on […]

    / Nov 8, 2007 at 9:00 AM
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    What Are The Lawyers For Anyway?

    Anyone who has worked on a deal of any size must have wondered at some point what all those lawyers could possibly be doing. The bankers put together the deal. The principals negotiate the gritty details and the final economics. So what are the lawyers doing, other than writing all this stuff down. It turns […]

    / Jan 11, 2007 at 10:02 AM

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