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  • Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits | Practices | Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
    Transactional Antitrust Trade Regulation Bankruptcy Restructuring Capital Markets Lending Communications Corporate Governance Advisory Environmental Executive Compensation Insurance Intellectual Property Mergers Acquisitions Real Estate Tax Trusts Estates Litigation Antitrust Litigation Bankruptcy Litigation Commercial Litigation Communications Litigation Corporate Governance Investigations Crisis Advisory First Amendment Media Litigation Insurance and Reinsurance Litigation Securities Litigation White Collar Defense Publications News Diversity and Inclusion Careers Contact Alumni Transactional Antitrust Trade Regulation Bankruptcy Restructuring Capital Markets Lending Communications Corporate Governance Advisory Environmental Executive Compensation Insurance Intellectual Property Mergers Acquisitions Real Estate Tax Trusts Estates Litigation Antitrust Litigation Bankruptcy Litigation Commercial Litigation Communications Litigation Corporate Governance Investigations Crisis Advisory First Amendment Media Litigation Insurance and Reinsurance Litigation Securities Litigation White Collar Defense Executive Compensation Employee Benefits We represent companies executives and boards of directors in connection with complex executive compensation and employee benefit issues and arrangements including tax securities law and corporate governance matters Our lawyers focus on negotiating and structuring employment agreements severance arrangements long term incentive plans equity based compensation plans deferred compensation plans and other compensatory arrangements Our tax experience includes extensive knowledge and experience in connection with issues arising under Section 409A of the Internal Revenue Code relating to deferred compensation Section 83 of the Internal Revenue Code relating to compensatory transfers of property Section 162 m of the Internal Revenue Code which limits deductions for executive compensation and Section 280G of the Internal Revenue Code relating to golden parachutes We also advise corporations and compensation committees of corporate boards on securities law issues including the compensation related aspects of proxy statements and compensation disclosure requirements and corporate governance matters relating to director and executive officer compensation We regularly work together with our corporate lawyers in connection with executive compensation pension and other employee benefit issues arising in connection with mergers and acquisitions financing

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  • Insurance | Practices | Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
    Governance Advisory Environmental Executive Compensation Insurance Intellectual Property Mergers Acquisitions Real Estate Tax Trusts Estates Litigation Antitrust Litigation Bankruptcy Litigation Commercial Litigation Communications Litigation Corporate Governance Investigations Crisis Advisory First Amendment Media Litigation Insurance and Reinsurance Litigation Securities Litigation White Collar Defense Insurance Cahill has represented insurers reinsurers brokers investors and financing sources in transactions ranging from formation of entities and capital raisings to acquisitions dispositions and redomestications to reinsurance to agency transactions Our lawyers have helped to raise billions of dollars to finance acquisitions to replenish statutory surplus and to provide general working capital for clients such as Arch Capital AIG Integro Ironshore Validus Holdings and XL Group plc We have extensive experience in the formation and capitalization of new insurance ventures We have acted as chief legal counsel in the formation of new offshore companies including ACE Arch Capital Mid Ocean Validus Holdings and XL Capital which were all formed to address capacity shortages and required innovative structuring in condensed time frames We represented Ironshore Inc a Bermuda based global insurance company formed in response to the crisis conditions in the U S property catastrophe insurance markets in its formation and initial capitalization of over 1 billion We also advised Cayman Islands based Integro Insurance Brokers in its formation and initial capitalization of over 300 million As the financial and insurance markets converge our banking and other capital provider clients become increasingly involved in the assumption and transfer of insurance risk just as our insurance enterprise clients become increasingly involved in the assumption and transfer of financial risk Our prowess practicing in both markets reflects our ability to negotiate and structure the myriad of sophisticated financial transactions critical to their capital needs We represented AIG in its transaction with Berkshire Hathaway to transfer its legacy asbestos liabilities We

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  • Intellectual Property | Practices | Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
    Practices Transactional Antitrust Trade Regulation Bankruptcy Restructuring Capital Markets Lending Communications Corporate Governance Advisory Environmental Executive Compensation Insurance Intellectual Property Mergers Acquisitions Real Estate Tax Trusts Estates Litigation Antitrust Litigation Bankruptcy Litigation Commercial Litigation Communications Litigation Corporate Governance Investigations Crisis Advisory First Amendment Media Litigation Insurance and Reinsurance Litigation Securities Litigation White Collar Defense Publications News Diversity and Inclusion Careers Contact Alumni Transactional Antitrust Trade Regulation Bankruptcy Restructuring Capital Markets Lending Communications Corporate Governance Advisory Environmental Executive Compensation Insurance Intellectual Property Mergers Acquisitions Real Estate Tax Trusts Estates Litigation Antitrust Litigation Bankruptcy Litigation Commercial Litigation Communications Litigation Corporate Governance Investigations Crisis Advisory First Amendment Media Litigation Insurance and Reinsurance Litigation Securities Litigation White Collar Defense Intellectual Property We provide practical assessments of risk and reward with respect to patent and other intangible assets that are often components in mergers acquisitions dispositions public and private offerings of debt and equity securities joint ventures product acquisitions licensing co development and co promotion agreements Our lawyers have extensive experience in intellectual property focused transactions such as royalty revenue securitizations revenue purchase agreements and IP focused restructuring arising in contexts such as bankruptcy and mergers and acquisitions We have represented clients in the financial

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  • Mergers & Acquisitions | Practices | Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
    Acquisitions Real Estate Tax Trusts Estates Litigation Antitrust Litigation Bankruptcy Litigation Commercial Litigation Communications Litigation Corporate Governance Investigations Crisis Advisory First Amendment Media Litigation Insurance and Reinsurance Litigation Securities Litigation White Collar Defense Mergers Acquisitions Cahill represents buyers sellers Boards of Directors and Committees including special audit compensation governance and others as well as directors and officers in connection with mergers acquisitions dispositions joint ventures spin offs and other significant strategic transactions Our client base in the M A area is diversified including public and private companies across a variety of industries We have advised public companies including Coca Cola Enterprises Foresight Energy Lorillard 1 800 Flowers ICON plc Arch Capital Group and JP Morgan and private companies including Ironshore Colt Defense and Integro in significant mergers acquisitions and other strategic situations We understand how important it is for companies involved in mergers acquisitions and other strategic transactions often worth billions to the participants to move efficiently towards closing with a minimum of surprise or delay Our corporate partners provide hands on leadership in all aspects of M A and other strategic transactions often utilizing attorneys from our Tax Antitrust Real Estate Environmental Intellectual Property and Executive Compensation Employee Benefits practices who in turn have M A experience within their own disciplines Cahill s M A practice has been ranked as a Tier 1 middle market practice by The Legal 500 United States since 2009 Representative Transactions Represented NBC Universal in its acquisition of the exclusive broadcast rights to the Olympic Games through 2032 Represented 1 800 Flowers com in its acquisition of Harry David Represented Coca Cola Enterprises Inc in its merger with Coca Cola Iberian Partners SA and Coca Cola Erfrischungsgetränke AG to form Coca Cola European Partners Plc Represented ICON plc in its acquisition of MediMedia Pharma

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  • Real Estate | Practices | Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
    Insurance Intellectual Property Mergers Acquisitions Real Estate Tax Trusts Estates Litigation Antitrust Litigation Bankruptcy Litigation Commercial Litigation Communications Litigation Corporate Governance Investigations Crisis Advisory First Amendment Media Litigation Insurance and Reinsurance Litigation Securities Litigation White Collar Defense Publications News Diversity and Inclusion Careers Contact Alumni Transactional Antitrust Trade Regulation Bankruptcy Restructuring Capital Markets Lending Communications Corporate Governance Advisory Environmental Executive Compensation Insurance Intellectual Property Mergers Acquisitions Real Estate Tax Trusts Estates Litigation Antitrust Litigation Bankruptcy Litigation Commercial Litigation Communications Litigation Corporate Governance Investigations Crisis Advisory First Amendment Media Litigation Insurance and Reinsurance Litigation Securities Litigation White Collar Defense Real Estate Our real estate practice is an essential part of the firm s overall transactional practice Our lawyers work closely with some of the largest investment and commercial banking firms in financing transactions involving real estate such as leveraged loans high yield debt and other debt securities acquisition financings sale leaseback financings and related dispositions and acquisitions of real property in the United States and elsewhere In addition we provide counsel to corporate clients on large scale real estate financings and restructurings project finance and the leasing purchase sale development management and operation of industrial commercial and residential property throughout the

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  • Tax | Practices | Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
    products insurance vehicles and products executive compensation employee benefits and pension plans real estate investment trusts and other real estate ventures Such matters frequently raise novel tax issues and often entail our requesting formal guidance from the Internal Revenue Service on our clients behalf We regularly represent AIG and JPMorgan Chase including in connection with AIG s restructuring and sale of American Life Insurance Company and JPMorgan Chase s acquisition of Bear Stearns and in matters before the IRS and advise them with respect to tax issues arising from their general business operations We advised Coca Cola Enterprises Inc in connection with its 12 billion split off from The Coca Cola Company and Elan Corporation plc in its joint venture with Biogen Idec Inc We have also represented General Electric Company in a number of matters including in connection with its 10 9 billion sale of GE Insurance Solutions to Swiss Re and affiliates and its 2 4 billion IPO of stock of Genworth Financial Inc as well as in substantial tax controversies before the Second Circuit Court of Appeals We advise a number of public and private offshore insurance reinsurance and insurance brokerage clients on the taxation issues and opportunities associated with formation corporate structure capitalization operations strategic investments and financings We advise multinational clients in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors including with respect to licensing and investment structures designed to reduce the cost of financing We also regularly represent issuers and underwriters in connection with the tax aspects of capital market transactions including securities offerings exchange offers tender offers and consent solicitations Our clients demand ingenuity imagination and skill matched with the utmost integrity As tax generalists we have resisted the trend toward increased specialization adopted by many firms because we and our clients believe they derive significant

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  • Trusts & Estates | Practices | Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
    News Rankings Recognition Speaking Engagements Recent Press Diversity and Inclusion Diversity and Inclusion Committee Women s Initiatives Committee Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives Community Outreach Careers Law Students Experienced Attorneys Navigation Firm Professionals Practices Transactional Antitrust Trade Regulation Bankruptcy Restructuring Capital Markets Lending Communications Corporate Governance Advisory Environmental Executive Compensation Insurance Intellectual Property Mergers Acquisitions Real Estate Tax Trusts Estates Litigation Antitrust Litigation Bankruptcy Litigation Commercial Litigation Communications Litigation Corporate Governance Investigations Crisis Advisory First Amendment Media Litigation Insurance and Reinsurance Litigation Securities Litigation White Collar Defense Publications News Diversity and Inclusion Careers Contact Alumni Transactional Antitrust Trade Regulation Bankruptcy Restructuring Capital Markets Lending Communications Corporate Governance Advisory Environmental Executive Compensation Insurance Intellectual Property Mergers Acquisitions Real Estate Tax Trusts Estates Litigation Antitrust Litigation Bankruptcy Litigation Commercial Litigation Communications Litigation Corporate Governance Investigations Crisis Advisory First Amendment Media Litigation Insurance and Reinsurance Litigation Securities Litigation White Collar Defense Trusts Estates Our trusts and estates department provides a full range of services to individual clients including sophisticated tax and estate planning administration of estates and trusts drafting wills trusts business and marital agreements and formation and administration of charitable entities We represent a broad range of individuals including corporate executives owners of

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  • Antitrust Litigation | Practices | Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
    early 1920 s As we continue in this tradition we counsel and represent clients in high stakes litigation and governmental investigations as well as in mergers acquisitions and other strategic often complex transactions In its 2015 edition Chambers USA ranks Cahill among the top antitrust practices in New York in part based on comments by sources who said Cahill is Great on substance and fantastic to deal with from a client service standpoint Cahill also ranked among the top antitrust practices nationally in the 2016 edition of Benchmark Litigation with peers commenting They are national level antitrust stars at this point Our lawyers are trained in a comprehensive range of antitrust and competition matters from class action litigation and criminal and civil investigations to M A and other strategic transactions In addition many of our antitrust assignments are handled by litigators who also manage general commercial securities and insurance disputes This diversity of experience and skills distinguishes our team and is in part responsible for the perspective judgment and creativity that our clients often cite as a benefit of selecting Cahill to represent them in their most significant antitrust matters We represent various financial institutions insurance companies media and telecommunications firms pharmaceutical companies and manufacturers including AIG Akzo Nobel Credit Suisse Group HSBC Mitsubishi Corporation The New York Times Company and XL Capital Ltd among others Cahill litigators represent clients in major civil and criminal investigations and have extensive experience defending antitrust suits asserting price fixing bid rigging and boycotts among other claims We have been involved in many of the most consequential antitrust investigations and related class actions in recent years including LIBOR municipal bond derivatives insurance brokerage fees IPO underwriting fees music CDs vitamins and thermal fax paper We have represented a leading global marine construction company in massive treble damage litigation brought by the world s largest oil companies We also handle merger cases including our representation of a major chemicals producer in one of the exceptional merger challenges that went to trial and in which the Department of Justice lost at the district court and on appeal Our lawyers have worked on cross border investigations and have substantial experience litigating international cartel cases We have participated in cases that define the limits of the extraterritorial application of the U S antitrust laws including both Statoil the first appellate decision interpreting the Foreign Trade Antitrust Improvements Act and Empagran the landmark Supreme Court decision We have also assisted in antitrust proceedings in the European Union including merger and cartel investigations We counsel our clients efficiently and pragmatically keeping commercial realities in mind Our advice is informed by long standing familiarity with our clients businesses and their industries as well as our lawyers breadth of expertise For many decades Cahill has played a key role in the development of antitrust jurisprudence and in groundbreaking cases including formative antitrust rulings of the United States Supreme Court in US v Times Picayune seminal tying case US v Associated Press competitor

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