Ellisa Habbart and Lisa Stark of The Delaware Counsel Group LLP evaluate the legal responses to the global financial crisis.
Charles Martin and Emmie Jones of Macfarlanes LLP trace the development of corporate governance in the UK.
The International Who’s Who of Corporate Governance Lawyers has brought together three of the leading practitioners in the world to discuss key issues facing lawyers today.
This year we identify 485 individuals from 50 countries who stood out in the feedback we received in our conversations with clients, in-house counsel and fellow private practitioners. Several firms scored highly, with the internationally recognised corporate powerhouses once again performing strongly.
With the benefit of over 15 years of independent research, encompassing thousands of votes from international clients a private practitioners, and hundreds of hours of interviews, Who’s Who Legal examines the recent trends and developments in the global corporate governance law marketplace.
With the benefit of over 14 years of research and tens of thousands of votes from clients and private practitioners, Who's Who Legal takes a closer look at developing trends in the corporate governance legal marketplace worldwide.
Who's Who Legal analyses the findings of our research in greater depth to identify the firms and practitioners who stand out worldwide.
Our research has revealed 477 practitioners in 52 jurisdictions who can truly be considered experts in this field.
In February 2009, the same month as the last edition of this publication was released, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) published a damning report entitled “the Corporate Governance Lessons from the Financial Crisis”, in which it stated “The financial crisis can be to an important extent attributed to failures and weaknesses in corporate governance arrangements.”
September 2008 proved to be a defining month for the United States economy as the largest state rescue plan in history was launched to support the country's biggest mortgage companies Fannie Mae (Federal National Mortgage Association) and Freddie Mac (Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation), which between them lend or guarantee upwards of US$5 trillion.
Lawyers from the US have once again dominated our research and New York took the lion's share of the votes, with an impressive 43 practitioners in the guide.
Corporate governance remains high on the agenda in boardrooms across America, its importance raised by the straitened economic circumstances.
This chapter picks out lawyers who are especially well regarded for their expertise in corporate governance advisory work, including advising directors and company officers on compliance with statutory requirements, stock exchange rules and codes of conduct in the administration of company affairs.
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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.