TITLE

DLA Piper targets Eastern Europe with EY Law raid

AUTHOR(S)
O'Connor, Joanne
PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
Lawyer;4/25/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 16, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary is in advanced negotiations with EY Law Europe's four CIS offices as it prepares for a major assault on Eastern Europe. At the same time, the firm has acquired its 50th office worldwide following a raid on Atlanta's Alston & bird LLP. It is understood that DLA Piper is in advanced talks to acquire the entire CIS network of accountancy-tied EY Law, consisting of offices in Moscow, St Petersburg, Tbilisi and Kiev. Accountancy-tied legal networks have been crumbling since the introduction of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, but the CIS branch is regarded as one of the jewels in the EY Law crown.
ACCESSION #
16918392

 

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