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Oct 21, 2008

Financial Institutions in a Time of Global Market Turbulence

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Little has so far been said about the worldwide legal implications of the credit crunch. Many significant issues, risks and even opportunities arise from the various government actions taken to date. This memorandum looks at where resulting M&A activity is likely to come from; the likely effects of the new interventions, laws and regulations on the various finance markets; probable legal and regulatory developments globally; and the implications of specific situations such as the Lehman bankruptcy and the broken prime brokerage model.

 

Authors and Contributors

Clifford Atkins

Of Counsel

Finance

+44 20 7655 5957

+44 20 7655 5957

London

Azam Aziz

Partner

Derivatives & Structured Products

+1 212 848 8154

+1 212 848 8154

New York

Patrick Clancy

Partner

Finance

+44 20 7655 5878

+44 20 7655 5878

London

Thomas Donegan

Partner

Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory

+44 20 7655 5566

+44 20 7655 5566

London

Pierre-Nicolas Ferrand

Partner

Finance

+33 1 53 89 71 77

+33 1 53 89 71 77

Paris

Laura Friedrich

Partner

Investment Funds

+1 212 848 7411

+1 212 848 7411

New York

Geoffrey Goldman

Partner

Derivatives & Structured Products

+1 212 848 4867

+1 212 848 4867

New York

Nathan Greene

Partner

Investment Funds

+1 212 848 4668

+1 212 848 4668

New York

Lisa Jacobs

Partner

Capital Markets

+1 212 848 7678

+1 212 848 7678

New York

Kenneth J. Laverriere

Partner

Compensation, Governance & ERISA

+1 212 848 8172

+1 212 848 8172

New York

Caroline Leeds Ruby

Partner

Finance

+44 20 7655 5944

+44 20 7655 5944

London

Hervé Letréguilly

Partner

Capital Markets

+33 1 53 89 71 30

+33 1 53 89 71 30

Paris

Malcolm K. Montgomery

Partner

Real Estate

+1 212 848 7587

+1 212 848 7587

New York

Cyrille Niedzielski

Of Counsel

Mergers & Acquisitions

+33 1 53 89 89 30

+33 1 53 89 89 30

Paris

Donna Parisi

Partner

Derivatives & Structured Products

+1 212 848 7367

+1 212 848 7367

New York

Scott Petepiece

Partner

Mergers & Acquisitions

+1 212 848 8576

+1 212 848 8576

New York

Linda Rappaport

Of Counsel

Compensation, Governance & ERISA

+1 212 848 7004

+1 212 848 7004

New York

Barnabas Reynolds

Partner

Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory

+44 20 7655 5528

+44 20 7655 5528

London

Bradley K. Sabel

Of Counsel

Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory

+1 212 848 8410

+1 212 848 8410

New York

Michael Shulman

Partner

Tax

+1 212 848 8080

+1 212 848 8080

New York

Sami Toutounji

Partner

Compensation, Governance & ERISA

+33 1 53 89 70 62

+33 1 53 89 70 62

Paris