Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP said Gentry Sayad joined the firm’s Shanghai office as a partner and co-chairman of the Asia practice. Sayad, who was previously the managing partner of the Shanghai office of Fredrikson & Byron LLP, will be a member of the mergers and acquisitions and securities team.
Foley & Lardner LLP announced that Tad Ferris joined as a partner and co-chairman of the firm’s Greater China regulatory practice in Washington. He was previously a principal on the China team at Holland & Knight LLP.
Vodafone Group Plc’s sweeping disclosure of wiretapping on its network worldwide means technology and phone companies could follow by revealing how much access governments are seeking to phone calls, data and e- mails.