Before Record-Breaking Settlement, Big Firms Helped BP Raise Cash

, The Am Law Daily


With BP announcing Thursday that it has reached a record-breaking settlement with the Justice Department over criminal charges stemming from the Deepwater Horizon disaster, The Am Law Daily had a look at the Am Law 100 and international firms that have advised the British energy giant over the past two years on a series of asset sales aimed at raising the capital necessary to cover the company's liabilities.

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  • RD Legal Funding

    This is how things usually work in regards to law firms helping corporations fulfill whatever mission they are trying to accomplish. The story does not show anything new accept BP needing help to acquire capital to pay down their debt. There is more than likely to be even more capital needed to help pay off their settlements once it's all said and done.

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