UK Bribery Regulators Join White & Case, Covington

Law360, New York (January 18, 2011, 3:59 PM EST) -- White & Case LLP and Covington & Burling LLP have hired high-ranking regulators who helped shape Britain's sweeping new anti-bribery law away from the U.K. Serious Fraud Office for their white collar practice groups.

Former SFO Head of Assurance Charlie Monteith joined White & Case as counsel in its London office. The former head of the SFO's Anti-Corruption and Proceeds of Crime Unit, Robert Amaee, joined Covington in London. Both firms announced the moves Monday.

"When it comes into force in April 2011, the U.K.'s new...
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