This edition of The International Who's Who of Insurance & Reinsurance Lawyers features 301 eminent practitioners from 34 countries.
Following a period of cheap, accessible credit and economic stability, which led to a slowdown in corporate bankruptcies, 2008 has witnessed a marked increase in such filings as the credit crunch continues to influence global markets.
A select group of six lawyers from just three firms make up the franchise chapter.
As the international debate on how to tackle climate change rumbles on, the demands of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)'s commitment to "clean air, clean water, and the safe management of waste" alongside "sustainable economic development" are becoming more complicated.
Employee benefits work remains a great source of activity for Texas's lawyers, as clients turn to them for counsel and representation in the face of the constantly changing regulatory landscape. This chapter picks out the 22 leading individuals from 13 firms.
Research for this chapter has identified 23 leaders in corporate tax law from 13 firms.
Texas is blessed with many of the United States' leading corporate immigration attorneys.
Corporate governance continues to be of high importance to boards of directors at public companies across the US, who lean on their outside counsel for guidance on the often sensitive company matters governed by corporate law, stock exchange rules and governance principles require.
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Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.