Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP (including its associated entities) is one of the premier law firms globally with offices strategically located in the world’s key financial centers − New York, Menlo Park, Washington DC, São Paulo, London, Paris, Madrid, Tokyo, Beijing and Hong Kong. For more than 160 years, the excellence and breadth of our practice has kept Davis Polk at the forefront of matters that are shaping global business. Our practices rank among the highest in the profession worldwide. The firm’s interdisciplinary network of highly collaborative lawyers share talent and resources across the firm to achieve the best possible results for our clients on their most critical legal and business challenges. Lawyers in our corporate practice advise industry-leading companies and global financial institutions on the full range of complex domestic and international transactions, including securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, credit financings, insolvencies and restructurings, and financial regulatory matters. Our litigators lead the profession in such areas as securities litigation and enforcement, white collar crime and compliance, general commercial litigation, products liability and mass torts, antitrust and competition, IP litigation and bankruptcy. Lawyers in our tax practice have played determinative roles in many U.S. and international mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, spinoffs, leveraged and acquisition financings and capital markets transactions, as well as internal risk assessments, investigations and litigations at the federal and state levels. Our trusts and estates lawyers are experienced in dealing with the complexity of family, fiduciary, financial and tax issues involved in trusts and estates planning and administration. For more information, please visit: http://www.davispolk.com.