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Contact: Melinda M. Bascone
Director of Marketing
Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP


-- New Partner Expands Securities Practice --

NEW YORK, NY, June 19, 2006 – Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP announced today that Guy P. Lander joined the firm as a partner in the Securities Practice, effective today. Mr. Lander was previously a senior partner of Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg in New York.

Mr. Lander focuses his practice on corporate and securities law for international and domestic companies and financial institutions, and has advised public and private clients on matters involving corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital transactions, corporate compliance and regulatory issues. The broad scope of his transactional work has included U.S. and international public and private securities offerings, Regulation S offerings, MJDS offerings, negotiated acquisitions, and other cross-border transactions. He also devotes a significant amount of his time to regulatory matters for financial services firms, advising broker-dealers, investment advisers and hedge funds in their structuring, documentation, compliance and significant transactions. Mr. Lander also counsels corporate clients on corporate governance and Sarbanes-Oxley issues.

“Guy is an experienced, respected attorney and we are pleased to welcome him to our firm,” said Steven J. Glusband, member of the Executive Committee and chair of Carter Ledyard’s Securities Practice. “He has strong relationships with a number of domestic and international companies, and his experience in sophisticated corporate and securities matters will be a great asset to us as we continue to grow our practice.”

Carter Ledyard’s Securities Practice Group offers extensive collective experience representing issuers and underwriters in capital market transactions for domestic and foreign companies. Attorneys in the group regularly provide counsel on registered and unregistered equity and debt offerings, cross-border transactions, PIPEs, as well as Securities Exchange Act reporting, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, and NYSE, NASDAQ and AMEX listing requirement compliance. The firm also manages compliance issues for more NASD broker-dealers and exchange member companies than any other law firm in New York. Domestic and international clients come from a diverse range of industries, including hospitality, transportation, energy, manufacturing, technology, telecommunications, life sciences, financial services and investment companies.

“Carter Ledyard’s outstanding attorneys and international reputation will allow me to greatly expand the work I can do for clients,” said Guy Lander. “I look forward to working with such an exceptional team of professionals.”

Mr. Lander is a prolific author on securities law and has written four books, including the highly regarded treatise U.S. Securities Law for International Financial Transactions and Capital Markets. He has recently written What is Sarbanes-Oxley (McGraw Hill, 2003) and U.S. Securities Regulation, All You Need to Know About Going Public, Listing, Reporting and Private Placements (Institutional Investor, Euromoney Books, 2003). He has also served as chairman of the Business Law Section and Committee on Securities Regulation for the New York State Bar Association. Mr. Lander received his B.A. from New York University in 1974 and his J.D. from St. John’s University in 1978. He is admitted to practice in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP (, established in 1854, has approximately 90 attorneys and has been headquartered on Wall Street since its founding. Carter Ledyard's general practice includes corporate, securities, mergers and acquisitions, broker-dealer, on-shore and off-shore hedge and other alternative investment funds, private equity, litigation, intellectual property, environmental, employment, media and technology, immigration, investment regulation, antitrust, art law, trusts and estates, maritime, ERISA, tax-exempt organizations, real estate, tax and bankruptcy. A significant part of the firm's practice involves representing overseas-based clients and their U.S. affiliates, financial institutions and other financial services providers, governmental entities and media and technology clients.

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