This increase corresponds directly to the increase in the variety and complexity of the types of bonds issued, as well as the financing structures used and the sources of repayment and security for the bonds. Other contributing factors include the increasing complexity of tax and other laws pursuant to which bonds are issued, the requirements for disclosure of information, the duties of issuers, trustees, underwriters and other participants after, as well as before, issuance of the bonds, and the greatly increased enforcement attention to the municipal bond sector from the IRS and the SEC.
The Deal’s latest Q3 2016 bankruptcy and out-of-court restructuring league tables again rank Orrick as a top bankruptcy and restructuring law firm. In the Out-of-Court Restructuring League Tables, Orrick earned a #6 ranking for creditor’s counsel in out-of-court restructurings. Additionally, the firm ranked #7 by billings in The Deal’s Bankruptcy League Tables for
Our representation includes all phases of class litigation, from initial filing to class certification and subsequent litigation through settlement and claims proceedings. Our employment litigators have a proven track record of obtaining dismissal of purported class claims on the pleadings and defeating class certification.
In addition to our successful representation of class actions, we have a strong reputation of representing clients with
DLSE, EDD and DOL proceedings
Audits and enforcement actions
Single plaintiff cases
Meal and rest break issues
On September 18, 2019, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law Assembly Bill 5 (A.B. 5). A.B. 5 relates to whether workers are employees or independent contractors. With this bill the California Legislature codified the ABC test set forth by the California Supreme Court’s decision in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court of Los
Since 1985, members of our Water and Wastewater Financing Group have participated in over 800 tax-exempt financings aggregating nearly $80 billion dollars.
We participate in financings for a broad range of purposes such as:
Treatment and pre-treatment facilities
Collection and distribution facilities
System expansion and maintenance
Rate relief and debt service savings
We particularly enjoy working with clients on long term capital programs and cutting edge financing structures and the development of new credits. ...
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