John DiMatteo, most recently co- chairman of the intellectual property department at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP, joined New York litigation boutique Holwell Shuster & Goldberg LLP as a partner, the firm’s first lateral hire since its founding two years ago.
Bruce Karpati, a former top attorney at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, is joining KKR & Co. as the private-equity firm’s global chief compliance officer, a person with knowledge of the matter said.
Bruce Karpati, a former top attorney at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, is joining KKR & Co. as the private-equity firm’s global chief compliance officer, a person familiar with the matter said.
Algorithmic traders and quant funds are under close scrutiny from a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement team responsible for policing hedge funds, the unit’s co-chief said at securities law forum.
Financial stocks subject to rules restricting short sales in France, Italy, Belgium and Spain have behaved about the same as banks in European countries with no such prohibitions, according to Instinet Inc.
European Union leaders’ calls for banking union lack concrete proposals for funding a new joint financial-sector backstop, as showcased in the debate on whether the euro area’s firewall could provide direct aid to banks.
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP acted as legal adviser to Thomas H. Lee Partners LP, which agreed to buy a majority stake in Party City Corp. from its private-equity owners in a transaction valued at $2.69 billion.