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The master of sovereign debt retires

Sovereign debt restructuring is almost unthinkable without Lee Buchheit, who has advised 23 countries through sovereign debt negotiations. Fortunately, he says he is merely retiring from Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, where he is a senior partner. He'll still weigh in on sovereign-debt matters, probably from academe.

Data: Lee C. Buchheit; Chart: Chris Canipe/Axios