Greenberg Traurig LLP said yesterday that it has opened an office in Warsaw with a team of more than 50 lawyers formerly with Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP. The firm will operate as Greenberg Traurig Grzesiak in Poland. Jaroslaw Grzesiak, former managing partner of Dewey’s Warsaw office, serves as the managing partner and Lejb Fogelman as the senior partner.
Robert Moffat, the former International Business Machines Corp. executive who pleaded guilty in the Galleon Group LLC insider-trading scheme, said accused tipster Danielle Chiesi “played him” to obtain tips.
L’Oreal SA heiress Liliane Bettencourt said a French judge shouldn’t be allowed to review secretly made recordings as part of a proceeding over 1 billion euros ($1.3 billion) in gifts she gave to a friend.
Guy Wildenstein, an art dealer who also is an elected representative of French citizens overseas, was charged yesterday with obtaining goods through abuse of trust, Agence France-Presse said today, citing his lawyer.
Recordings of L’Oreal SA heiress Liliane Bettencourt ’s conversations about political dealings and Swiss bank accounts may prompt the postponement of a trial over whether the 87-year-old was manipulated into giving a friend about a billion euros ($1.23 billion) in gifts.