NEW YORK, June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Morrison & Foerster LLP has again been recognized for its leadership in structured products and named "Best Law Firm in the Americas," by StructuredRetailProducts.com at the inaugural Americas Structured Products Awards Dinner, part of the North American Structured Products Conference, which is a joint venture between StructuredRetailProducts.com and Euromoney Seminars.
The firm was honored for its service to the structured products industry, both through development of innovative products on behalf of clients as well as educating the industry on developing trends. "It is an honor for our Capital Markets and Tax practices to be recognized by this influential industry publication," said Morrison & Foerster Chair Keith Wetmore.
The firm was recognized by the clients it serves for its hard work and its long-term commitment to the structured products industry. "We're pleased to be selected as law firm of the year by StructuredRetailProducts.com for our contributions on behalf of our clients to this important practice area," said Morrison & Foerster's James R. Tanenbaum, who heads the Capital Markets practice.
StructuredRetailProducts.com is a leading online resource for the global structured products community. Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC acquired StructuredRetailProducts.com in August 2010. The awards honor the best buy-side and sell-side firms from across the industry as well as highlighting the best index providers, law firms and tech companies. Service provider honorees are selected by a polling of industry participants. The award was presented on June 19th in Boston at the North American Structured Products Conference.
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- Ranked by Chambers USA 2012 as one of the leading derivatives firms
- Ranked by Chambers Global 2012 as a leading structured finance and derivatives firm
- Shortlisted for Derivatives Week 2012 Law Firm of the Year
- Ranked by IFLR1000 2012 as a leading law firm for capital markets
- Ranked by PLC Which Lawyer? 2012 as a leading derivatives firm
- Honored by Structured Products magazine as Law Firm of the Year for five of the last seven years
- U.S. News & Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" 2011 ranks the firm as one of the leading Derivatives and Futures Law firms nationally
SOURCE Morrison & Foerster LLP