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  • Richard Lovett -- president of Hollywood mega-firm CAA who is a Milwaukee native and diehard Packer fan -- and his group hung out in my office before the game, as excited as any fans could be.

    Andrew Brandt: Frozen Flashback: Giants-Packers Redux

  • While these huts do reinforce curator Al Ansari's claim that Bahrain only came to Venice with a problem, there is also a solution presented: a master plan for the country by US architecture and planning mega-firm SOM.

    Todd Reisz and Rory Hyde: Reclaim Bahrain

  • Are you confused by the recent bombshell civil fraud charges leveled by the SEC at Wall Street mega-firm Goldman Sachs?

    The Ultimate Goldman Sachs Metaphor Reel (VIDEO)

  • According to a broker with knowledge of the deal, a two-bedroom apartment recently went into contract for $1.75 million, bought by Stephen Siegel, chairman of global brokerage at mega-firm CB Richard Ellis and one of the grand godfathers of real estate dealmaking in New York.

    Real Estate Kingpin Siegel Buys in Star-Mobbed Fairchild for $1.75 M.

  • It isn't a thousand-lawyer mega-firm with offices in San Francisco, New York, London, and Rome.

    Leap Year -- Day

  • Bernardine Dohrn, Ayers 'wife and fellow former Weatherman, went to work in 1984 for the major Chicago-based national law firm of Sidley & Austin, and three years later, Michelle joined the mega-firm as well.

    Michelle Obama

  • Even John Reed, the ex-chairman of financial mega-firm Citigroup and one of the chief proponents of repealing Glass-Steagall, recently admitted that Congress was wrong to repeal these provisions.

    Sen. Byron Dorgan: My Financial Plan

  • Now, had I known that the Spannerworks guys were about to announce their acquisition by SEM mega-firm iCrossing, I would have swung by for an interview, while visiting my home town of Brighton.

    iCrossing Acquires Analytics Firm

  • Merger Moves Closer; White & Case Looks Ahead The partners of White & Case, who for the past two months have been wooing Brown & Wood to create a landmark mega-firm, discussed the proposed merger en masse at a retreat in Key Largo, Fla., from Jan. 6 to Jan. 8.

    Can Henry Schleiff Rescue Court TV?

  • KKR is the second mega-firm to report second-quarter earnings in as many weeks.


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  • "This applies not only to particular institutions like Bear Stearns, or even to mortgage mega-firms like Fannie and Freddie, but to finance in general. When it seemed necessary, public monies were indeed funneled in the general direction of the banking/brokerage community to shore up the whole rickety structure. This allowed one burst bubble -- the dot-com debacle -- to be replaced by another, namely our late, lamented mortgage/collaterized-debt-obligation bonanza, just now dramatically going down the tubes."

    - Steve Fraser, 'The End of a Gilded Age', 18 Sep 2008.

    September 19, 2008