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IADB and OECD competition initiative
IADB and OECD competition initiative

IADB and OECD competition initiative

04 October 2002

The IADB and the OECD have just established a new partnership to help

Enron/Anderson and cultural change
Enron/Anderson and cultural change

Enron/Anderson and cultural change

02 October 2002

The recent accounting scandals have thrown the spotlight on practices within the legal profession and in particular on how conflicts of interest are resolved. Professional liability insurance is virtually unknown in Latin America, and clear standard corporate governance rules are hard to come by. But, as Rachel Youngman discovers, change is underway.

US firm's new practice already busy in Latin America
US firm's new practice already busy in Latin America

US firm's new practice already busy in Latin America

24 July 2002

Chadbourne & Parke LLP has launched a new project finance workout and restructuring practice. The practice, which was announced on July 15, has already taken on several clients in Latin America

London and Madrid events show concern for future of Argentina and other Latin American countries
London and Madrid events show concern for future of Argentina and other Latin American countries

London and Madrid events show concern for future of Argentina and other Latin American countries

28 June 2002

At two recent events in Madrid and London, the enormous difficulties involved in tackling the economic problems of Argentina and other Latin American countries were discussed.

US Attorney for the Southern District of New York rejoins old firm
US Attorney for the Southern District of New York rejoins old firm

US Attorney for the Southern District of New York rejoins old firm

07 June 2002

Former US Attorney for the Southern District of New York Mary Jo White has joined Debevoise & Plimpton, effective June 1.

Freshfields launches US antitrust practice
Freshfields launches US antitrust practice

Freshfields launches US antitrust practice

24 May 2002

Paul Yde and M J Moltenbrey have become partners of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP and will launch a US antitrust practice in Washington DC. Joining them will be Alan Ryan, a competition partner who is relocating from the firm’s Brussels office.

Winston & Strawn lawyer sets up on own
Winston & Strawn lawyer sets up on own

Winston & Strawn lawyer sets up on own

24 May 2002

Thomas Vega-Byrnes has left Winston & Strawn and has set up his own solo practice, Thomas Vega-Byrnes LLC. He will continue to work in international power projects and will build upon established relationships with commercial, government and multilateral lenders, equipment suppliers and contractors.