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Most innovative North American law firms 2014: Corporate (3)

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Score22
Originality8
Rationale8
Impact6
DescriptionHelped Authentic Brands Group complete the high-profile acquisition of intellectual property rights associated with Elvis Presley and Muhammad Ali.

Most innovative North American law firms 2014: Corporate (2)

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Originality8
Rationale9
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DescriptionIntroduced an indemnity offset mechanism to protect Dutch group Royal DSM during the spin-off of its pharmaceuticals arm into a joint venture majority-owned by private equity firm JLL Partners.

Most innovative North American law firms 2014: Corporate

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DescriptionBreathed new life into the “Burger King” dual-track structure by applying it to antitrust risk associated with client Georgia-Pacific's bid for Buckeye Technologies.