Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP was counsel to Brookfield Property Partners LP, the commercial real estate company that was spun off by its Canadian parent earlier this year, in its agreement to purchase U.S. industrial-property assets from Japan’s Kajima Corp. for $1.1 billion. Morrison & Foerster LLP is advising Kajima.
Swiss banks are turning over thousands of employee names to U.S. authorities as they seek leniency for their alleged role in helping American clients evade taxes, according to lawyers representing banking staff.
Delaware Supreme Court Justice Jack B. Jacobs is joining Sidley Austin LLP’s Wilmington office as senior counsel on Oct. 1. He will be a member of the mergers and acquisitions transactional and litigation practices, as well as the corporate governance practice.