Milbank Expands European Leveraged Finance & Capital Markets Team

Sarbajeet Nag will join Milbank’s London office as a partner in the European Leveraged Finance & Capital Markets Group.

Kaplan Joins Fox Rothschild Restructuring Group

Bryan S. Kaplan has joined Fox Rothschild in Atlanta as a partner in the Financial Restructuring and Bankruptcy Department.

Shahmoon Joins Wolf, Rifkin, Transactional Corporate Practice

Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin has added corporate attorney Eli Shahmoon to its Los Angeles team.

Opus Bank Appoints Harris EVP, General Counsel

Angelee J. Harris has joined Opus Bank as EVP, general counsel and has been appointed to Opus’ executive committee.

Credit Suisse Refuses to Return Funds Stolen in $1B Fraud

CS Victims, a group of defrauded clients, charges, despite assurances to a Geneva Court, Credit Suisse has refused to return funds stolen from clients during a near $1 billion years-long fraud executed by one of its employees.

Davis Polk Elects 10 New Partners

Yang Chu, Hilary Dengel, Vanessa Jackson, Yasin Keshvargar, Angela Libby, Fiona Moran, Emily Roberts, Evan Rosen, Darren Schweiger and Patrick Sigmon have been elected partners of David Polk, effective July 1, 2019.

Rhee Joins Paul, Weiss From Special Counsel’s Office

Jeannie S. Rhee, a former U.S. deputy assistant attorney general and most recently a leading prosecutor in the office of Special Counsel Robert Mueller, is joining Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison as a partner.

BankUnited Hires Alford as General Counsel

BankUnited hired Michael Alford as general counsel

KPMG May Face $50 Million Fine to Settle SEC Probe

The Wall Street Journal reported that Big Four accounting firm KPMG will face a fine of up to $50 million following an SEC investigation related to actions of a former partner.

Morowitz Joins Pepper Hamilton Funds Team

Brent A. Morowitz has joined Pepper Hamilton as of counsel in the Corporate and Securities Practice Group, resident in the New York office.