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V&E Earns 'Commended' Ranking in 2018 FT Innovative Lawyers Report for North America

Vinson & Elkins has earned a “Commended” ranking from Financial Times in the 2018 FT Innovative Lawyers Report for North America for its work advising Oncor Electric Delivery Company in an asset exchange with Sharyland Utilities.

Valued at approximately $400 million, the FT notes that the transaction allowed both companies to maintain deferred tax status to the benefit of consumers. Under the terms of the deal, Oncor received Sharyland’s distribution network and retail delivery customers. The V&E team was led by partner Chris Rowley

The annual FT Innovative Lawyer Awards were presented in New York on Dec. 12 and highlight law firms, in-house teams, the Canadian legal sector and outstanding individuals.

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