Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

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Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP 
Washington, District of Columbia Office
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700 Sixth Street, N.W.
Washington, District of Columbia  20001

Telephone: (202) 862-2200
Fax: (202) 862-2400

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About this office:

As one of the oldest law firms in the United States, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, founded in downtown New York in 1792, is proud of more than 200 years of service to many of the country's and the world's most prestigious institutions. With a rich history, our lawyers have participated in many of the most significant social, economic and legal issues accompanying the growth of the United States. These well-established roots have led us to also become one of the world's most prominent law firms, with influence that has expanded around the globe as we advise clients with interests in Europe, South America and the Pacific Rim. In the process, we have established long-standing relationships with many of the world's premier financial institutions, Fortune 500 companies and other leading corporations, government entities, charitable and health care organizations, and individual private clients. With offices in New York, London, Charlotte, Washington, Beijing, Hong Kong, Houston and Brussels, we offer clients innovative solutions to legal and financial issues in a wide range of areas.


Specific Practice & Industry Groups Details:
Alternative Finance & Marketplace LendingAnti-Money Laundering & Asset Forfeiture
AntitrustAntitrust Litigation & Civil Investigations
Asia Competition LawAsset-Backed Commercial Paper
Bankruptcy LitigationBusiness Fraud
Business Fraud & White Collar DefenseCLOs
Commercial LitigationCommodities & Futures Regulation
CorporateCorporate & Securities Litigation
Corporate FinanceCorporate Taxation
Cyber and National SecurityDistressed Energy
Distressed FinanceDistressed Municipal Finance
Distressed Structured ProductsERISA
Energy & CommoditiesEnergy & Commodities Investigations
Energy & Commodities Regulation & ComplianceEnergy & Commodities Transactions
Executive Compensation, Benefits & ERISAFCPA and International Anti-Bribery
False Claims ActFinancial Regulation
Financial RestructuringFintech
Fund FormationGrand Jury and Cartel Investigations, Amnesty, and Compliance
Health Care Fraud Strike ForceITC Litigation
International LitigationInvestment Management
Investment Management Regulation & ComplianceInvestment Management Transactions
LitigationM&A Clearance & Counseling
Management & LeasingMergers & Acquisitions
Mortgage FinanceMunicipal Derivatives
Municipal SecuritizationNon-for-Profit Institutions
Not-for-Profit InstitutionsOFAC and Export Control
Patent & Trade Secret LitigationPharmaceutical Regulation and Compliance
Private EquityReal Estate
Real Estate Acquisitions & DispositionsReal Estate Restructuring
Real Estate Workouts & RestructuringsReceivables Finance
Residential Mortgage-Backed SecuritiesRestructurings & Bankruptcies Taxation
Securities Enforcement & InvestigationsSecuritization & Asset Based Finance
Securitization & Structured Products TaxationSports Law
Structured ProductsSwap Regulation
TaxWarehouse Lending
White Collar Defense and Investigations

Statement of Practice Summary:
Antitrust And Trade Regulation; Bankruptcy; Banks And Banking; Business Law; Class Actions; Commercial Law; Commercial Real Estate; Commodities; Complex And Multi-District Litigation; Contracts; Copyrights; Corporate Law; Debtor And Creditor; Employee Benefits; Environmental Law; Equipment Finance And Leasing; Finance; Health Care; Insurance; Intellectual Property; International Law; Investments; Litigation; Mergers And Acquisitions; Divestitures; Mortgages; Nonprofit And Charitable Organizations; Patents; Real Estate; Regulatory Law; Securities; Taxation; Trade Secrets; Trademarks; Unfair Competition; White Collar Crime.

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NIST’s Draft Update to Cybersecurity Framework Focuses on Third-Party Vendors and the Cost-Effectiveness of Cybersecurity Programs
Peter Carey,Joseph Facciponti,Keith M. Gerver,Joseph V. Moreno, March 24, 2017
On January 10, 2017, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (“NIST”) released a proposed update to its popular cybersecurity blueprint for organizations and businesses, known as the Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity (the...

The Tenth Circuit Rules SEC Administrative Judges Are Unconstitutional, Setting Up Potential Supreme Court Review
Jodi L. Avergun,Douglas H. Fischer,Kendra (Clayton) Wharton, February 20, 2017
The constitutionality of the SEC’s in-house administrative proceedings is in doubt following the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals’ ruling in Bandimere v. SEC.1 In Bandimere, a three-judge panel held, by a 2-1 decision, that SEC administrative law judges (“ALJs”) are inferior...

FTC Announces 2017 Thresholds for Merger Control Filings Under the HSR Act and Interlocking Directorates Under the Clayton Act
Ngoc Pham Hulbig,Amy W. Ray, February 15, 2017
The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) has announced its annual revisions to the dollar jurisdictional thresholds in Section 7A of the Clayton Act and the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (“HSR Act”). The revised thresholds will become effective...

Year Established: 1792

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