I know I am not alone in marvelling at the absolutely incredible deal that was done between the Department of Justice and Groupe Bernard Tapie at the end of last week.
Hats off to Behnam Dayanim, a partner at Washington DC law firm Axinn Veltrop Harkrider, who not only negotiated the deal on behalf of Tapie but structured it for him too. And hats off to the DoJ and its lawyers in the Southern District of New York. And I guess, hats off to Tapie too. Hell, hats off to everyone who has touched this. Because it really is remarkable.
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