Securities Practice: White & Case

Law360, New York (July 9, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- As more major initial public offerings involve multijurisdictional components, it becomes increasingly important for law firms to have operations in various countries with special knowledge of local law, according to securities attorneys at White & Case LLP.

The benefits of the firm's global reach were realized when White & Case served as lead counsel for Visa in its $19.7 billion IPO, the largest in U.S. history. The U.S. portion of the deal was just one part of a global effort by the firm which required the...
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