Arnold & Porter Has Ties to Both Sides of This Year's Biggest Bank Merger

, The Am Law Daily


While the firm has long served as Hudson City Bancorp's primary outside counsel and is advising the bank on various aspects of its agreement to be acquired by M&T Bank for $3.7 billion, it has also handled multiple past assignments for M&T, and its former chair, John Hawke Jr., is an M&T board member.

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  • Diva

    That's the biggest bank merger this year? $3.7 billion is a rounding difference for many banks.

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