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Clifford Chance

Corporate 2010 (2)

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InnovationAn accommodating sale and leaseback agreement
Originality6
Rationale5
Impact5
Total16
DescriptionCreative drafting by the firm gives BBVA future flexibility over the 1,200 bank branches and offices included in its €1.25bn sale and leaseback

Corporate 2010

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InnovationFirst reattribution of inherited estates under new UK Financial Services Authority rules
Originality5
Rationale6
Impact6
Total17
DescriptionAviva acquired its policyholders’ rights to an accrued pool of money in a process described by the High Court as the most complex it had ever seen. The lawyers proved their value to the client during tense negotiations with the representative of the policyholders