Sidley Austin

Bull Market For Bankruptcy Lawyers

Ironically enough, it’s not all bearish as companies in all industries continue to fail. It’s a bull market for bankruptcy lawyers, as powerhouse firm Sidley Austin is reportedly receiving $1100 per hour to advise on the Tribune Company bankruptcy. This surpasses only Weil, Gotshal & Manges’s fees for presiding over the largest bankruptcy ever filed

Detailed Summary of Economic Stabilization & Recovery Act of 2008

Law firm Sidley Austin has published one of the best summaries of the bailout package we’ve seen so far. Their Financial Institutions Regulatory Practice produced this report, which is broken out into the following sections. Click here for the full PDF report: Section I: Covered Assets & Institutions Section II: Asset Acquisition Section III: Equity