Trio of Firms Grab Lead Roles Ahead of Major Russian Oil Shakeup

, The Am Law Daily


Cleary, Skadden, and Magic Circle firm Linklaters are advising various parties on a proposed $28 billion cash-and-stock deal that could see Russian government–backed Rosneft take control of the TNK–BP oil joint venture between British oil giant BP and four Russian oligarchs. The existence over the past decade of TNK–BP,founded in 2003, has been rife with international intrigue.

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