Daily Archives: October 21, 2008, 9:41 pm

David Lynn Joins Morrison & Foerster

David M. Lynn, former Chief Counsel of the Division of Corporation Finance at the SEC, has joined Morrison & Foerster as a partner in its Washington, DC office.  Mr. Lynn will be the Co-Chair of Morrison Foerster’s Global Public Companies Group, the firm announced. As the Chief Counsel of the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance from 2003-2007, Lynn was deeeply…

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Robert Hubbell Joins Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher from Heller Ehrman

Securities litigator Robert Hubbell has joined the Los Angeles office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher as a partner. Hubbell has over 20 years of experience in the areas of accountants’ liability, securities litigation and securities enforcement. Prior to joining the firm, Hubbell practiced with Heller Ehrman for 17 years, serving as firmwide managing partner since 2003. Read the Gibson, Dunn…

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Law Firm Trend Watch: Financial Crisis Practice Groups Update (Holland & Knight; Lowenstein Sandler)

Holland & Knight has formed a Financial Recovery Team “to assist clients with the dramatic and unprecedented developments in the global financial markets.” In response to a financial system that “is changing at a dramatic and unprecedented pace,” Lowenstein Sandler has created a Global Financial Crisis Group to “provide clients comprehensive and up-to-date analysis and advice on managing their businesses…

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Citigroup’s Jujitsu Turns Case Around on Parmalat

Not only did Citigroup defeat a $1.92 billion lawsuit filed against it by Parmalat SA’s new management yesterday, it successfully pursued its own counterclaim against the company.  A New Jersey state court jury found that Citigroup did not help corrupt executives at Parmalat loot the Italian dairy before the company collapsed in 2003, and that Parmalat committed fraud, negligent misrepresentation…

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