SEC Foreign Bribery Head To Join Simpson Thacher In DC

Law360, New York (June 2, 2011, 4:18 PM EDT) -- The head of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's foreign bribery unit, who led a probe of Siemens AG and helped get a record $1.6 billion settlement, is leaving public service to join Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP's Washington office, the firm announced Wednesday.

Cheryl Scarboro, 47, who was put in charge of the agency's newly formed Foreign Corrupt Practices Act unit last year, will join the firm in mid-July as a partner in its government and internal investigations practice, Simpson Thacher said.

Scarboro's nearly two...
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