New York
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Year: 1901
Strategic objective for opening: To establish the Firm
Paris
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Year: 1926
Strategic objective for opening: To serve Bankers Trust, the American Red Cross and other clients, including U.S. expatriates living in France (the Paris office was closed at the beginning of World War II and reopened in 1960)
Brussels
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Year: 1967
Strategic objective for opening: As an alternative base for the Firm’s European operations if President de Gaulle carried out his threat to force U.S. businesses out of France; to take advantage of the increasing importance of the European Economic Community (later the European Union) (the Brussels office was closed in 1980 and reopened in 1990 as a base from which the Firm’s lawyers could pursue opportunities in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) after the fall of the Berlin Wall)
Year: 1971
Strategic objective for opening: To take advantage of the opportunities created by an expanding Eurodollar market (the Firm previously had a one-lawyer “representative” office in London from 1946 to 1952 to explore opportunities in Europe after the end of World War II)
London
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Year: 1974
Strategic objective for opening: To have an office in the U.S. capital where most U.S. governmental agencies are located
Washington, D.C.
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Year: 1978
Strategic objective for opening: To participate in the syndicated loan market that was developing in Hong Kong as it continued to grow as a financial center; to put lawyers closer to Jakarta in order to service the increasing flow of work from the Indonesian government and state-owned enterprises after the successful conclusion of the Indonesian debt rescheduling that began in 1975
Hong Kong
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Year: 1983
Strategic objective for opening: To have a presence in Jakarta at Bank Indonesia from 1983 to 1997 to work on matters for the Indonesian government and its state-owned enterprises, and at various intervals from 1992 to present to work on those matters and private sector matters through associated law firms and other arrangements
Jakarta
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Year: 1983
Strategic objective for opening: To help service the Firm’s work for the Indonesian government and state-owned enterprises and for private sector clients with business interests in Indonesia; to serve as one of the hubs of the Firm’s business in Southeast Asia
Singapore
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Year: 1983
Strategic objective for opening: To build an international arbitration practice focused on handling Swedish arbitrations involving Russian companies; to develop business in Sweden and the rest of Scandinavia
Stockholm
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Year: 1985
Istanbul
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Year
Strategic objective for opening:
New York
1901
To establish the Firm
Paris
1926
To serve Bankers Trust, the American Red Cross and other clients, including U.S. expatriates living in France (the Paris office was closed at the beginning of World War II and reopened in 1960)
Brussels
1967
As an alternative base for the Firm’s European operations if President de Gaulle carried out his threat to force U.S. businesses out of France; to take advantage of the increasing importance of the European Economic Community (later the European Union) (the Brussels office was closed in 1980 and reopened in 1990 as a base from which the Firm’s lawyers could pursue opportunities in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) after the fall of the Berlin Wall)
London
1971
To take advantage of the opportunities created by an expanding Eurodollar market (the Firm previously had a one-lawyer “representative” office in London from 1946 to 1952 to explore opportunities in Europe after the end of World War II)
Washington, D.C.
1974
To have an office in the U.S. capital where most U.S. governmental agencies are located
Hong Kong
1978
To participate in the syndicated loan market that was developing in Hong Kong as it continued to grow as a financial center; to put lawyers closer to Jakarta in order to service the increasing flow of work from the Indonesian government and state-owned enterprises after the successful conclusion of the Indonesian debt rescheduling that began in 1975
Offices As of July 1, 2016
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Contents
Forward & Preface
PART I THE FIRST 75 YEARS >
1
Foundation
2
Financial Institutions
3
Corporate Clients
4
In the Courtroom
5
New Horizons
6
Sovereign Practice
PART II THE NEXT 25 YEARS AND BEYOND >
7
Transition
8
Going Global
9
Globalization of Practices
PART III KEEPING FAITH WITH THE FOUNDERS >
10
Culture
11
Social Responsibility
PART IV: ONWARD INTO THE 21ST CENTURY >
The global journey continues
12
HISTORICAL REFERENCES AND ARCHIVES >
White & Case Partners: May 1, 1901 - July 1, 2016
Offices
Former Offices
Headcount & Revenues
Senior Leadership Chronology
Historical Archives
Acknowledgements
Index
MAIN COVER >
WHITE & CASE IN HISTORY >
DOCUMENT EXPLORER >
Timeline: White & Case in History
Afterword
Global Partner Meetings
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Contents
Foreword & Preface
PART I THE FIRST 75 YEARS >
1 Foundation
2 Financial Institutions
3 Corporate Clients
4 In the Courtroom
5 New Horizons
6 Sovereign Practice
PART II THE NEXT 25 YEARS AND BEYOND >
7 Transition
8 Going Global
9 Globalization of Practices
PART III KEEPING FAITH WITH THE FOUNDERS >
10 Culture
11 Social Responsibility
PART IV: ONWARD INTO THE 21ST CENTURY >
12 The global journey continues
HISTORICAL REFERENCES AND ARCHIVES >
White & Case Partners: May 1, 1901 - July 1, 2016
Offices
Former Offices
Headcount & Revenues
Senior Leadership Chronology
Historical Archives
Acknowledgements
Index
MAIN COVER >
WHITE & CASE IN HISTORY >
DOCUMENT EXPLORER >
Timeline: White & Case in History
Afterword
Global Partner Meetings
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Foreword & Preface
1 Foundation
2 Financial Institutions
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TIMELINE: WHITE & CASE IN HISTORY →
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PART I: THE FIRST 75 YEARS →
Contents
3 Corporate Clients
4 In the Courtroom
5 New Horizons
6 Sovereign Practice
PART II: THE NEXT 25 YEARS AND BEYOND →
7 Transition
8 Going Global
9 Globalization of Practices
PART III: KEEPING FAITH WITH THE FOUNDERS →
10 Culture
11 Social Responsibility
PART IV: ONWARD INTO THE 21ST CENTURY →
12 The Global Journey Continues
Afterword
HISTORICAL REFERENCES AND ARCHIVES →
White & Case Partners: May 1, 1901 - July 1, 2016
Offices
Former Offices
Headcount & Revenues
Global Partner Meetings
Senior Leadership Chronology
Historical Archives
Acknowledgments
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