Deutsche Bank will be hiring a new general counsel for the Americas following the departure of Robert Khuzami who has been appointed director of the division of enforcement for the US Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, DC.
Multinational Jardine Matheson has announced that Giles White will become its new group general counsel based in Hong Kong following the announced retirement of Jonathan Gould who will be leaving in June.
Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP has acquired the corporate immigration group at Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker LLP forming the new firm, BAL Global Corporate Immigration.
Global clothing manufacturer American Apparel has named Glenn Weinman as the new senior vice president, general counsel and company secretary.
Proskauer Rose LLP has announced the expansion of its bankruptcy and restructuring practice in Chicago with the hire of Jeff Marwil.
Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission Mary Schapiro has announced that David Becker has returned to the organisation as general counsel and senior policy director.
Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell LLP has hired a team of 30 lawyers from dissolved firm Morgan & Finnegan LLP.
On 1 February 2009, leading Swedish law firms Lindahl and RydinCarlsten merged under the name Lindahl making Sweden's third-largest law firm.
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