Greed is still good - the Latham lawyers adding realism to the Wall Street sequel
Sipping a cappuccino at the uber-fashionable Hotel Gansevoort last June, Alexander Cohen was having an unusual morning. Sitting across the table from the Latham & Watkins capital markets group co-chair wasn't a corporate chieftain or group of bankers. Instead, Cohen was answering questions about the financial meltdown from Oliver Stone, the Academy Award-winning director of the 1987 blockbuster Wall Street and the much-anticipated sequel, which goes on general release in the UK this month. A group of producers and actor Shia LaBeouf were also there, paying close attention as Cohen relayed the details of the financial chaos in the autumn of 2008.
Sipping a cappuccino at the uber-fashionable Hotel Gansevoort last June, Alexander Cohen was having an unusual morning. Sitting across the table from the Latham & Watkins capital markets group co-chair wasn’t a corporate chieftain or group of bankers.
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