Skadden, Cleary, Akin, and Weil Banners Flying High for Big Deals in Mother Russia

, The Am Law Daily


The Am Law 100 firms have landed key roles on major transactions originating in Russia, including the $28 billion sale of half of the country's third-largest oil company, TNK-BP, to state-backed Rosneft. Coupled with the sale of the other half of TNK-BP to Rosneft in October, the $56 billion deal is the largest M&A transaction in Russian history.

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