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The Am Law 100, the Early Numbers: Revenue, Profits, Head Count All Up at Proskauer

Proskauer Rose posted gains in every key financial category in 2012, as the firm saw its gross revenues climb 7.4 percent, to $736.5 million, and its profits per partner jump 8.8 percent increase, to $1.85 million, according to The American Lawyer’s reporting. Revenue per lawyer rose a modest 1

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The Big Law Firm Story of the Year: Dewey & LeBoeuf

Question #14.A. in the year-end news quiz published by The Wall Street Journal on December 28, 2012: “True or False: Before law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP filed for bankruptcy in May, it was sued by a janitorial services company saying it was owed $299,000. Answer: True.”
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UPDATE 1-Novo Banco moves closer to deal for troubled Angola arm

Mon Oct 20, 2014 12:01pm EDT

(Adds details, background)
LISBON Oct 20 (Reuters) – Portugal’s Novo Banco — the
successor to bailed-out Banco Espirito Santo (BES) –
has moved closer to a rescue deal for its Angolan unit, with the
African nation’s central bank agreeing a recapitalisation plan

BRIEF-Texas investor Samuel Wyly files for bankruptcy after SEC enforcement case

Mon Oct 20, 2014 2:27pm EDT

Oct 20 (Reuters) –
* Texas investor samuel wyly files for chapter 11 bankruptcy
protection –
court records
* Wyly says has between $100 million and $500 million of both
assets andliabilities
* Wyly cites “massive costs” of enforcement action brought by

Facebook Sues DLA, Milberg, Former NY AG Over Ceglia Case

David Bario, The Litigation Daily

October 20, 2014


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CORRECTED-Brazil’s GVO bonds sink on restructuring fears

Mon Oct 20, 2014 4:10pm EDT

(Corrects 12th paragraph to clarify role of oil subsidies)
By Davide ScigliuzzoNEW YORK, Oct 20 (IFR) – Grupo Virgolino de Oliveira (GVO)
bonds slid deeper into distressed territory Monday as the
cash-strapped Brazilian sugar and ethanol giant gets pushed
closer toward debt restructuring.GVO’s

Brazil’s Oi says Rioforte demise unlikely to impact operations

Mon Oct 20, 2014 3:09pm EDT

SAO PAULO Oct 20 (Reuters) – Grupo Oi SA, the Brazilian
telecommunications company struggling with rising debt and
shrinking market share, said the demise of an investment vehicle
that owed the company’s Portugal Telecom SGPS SA unit
almost 1 billion euros