The latest private practice and in-house moves from some of the biggest players on the legal market from the 31st of May until the 7th of June 2017.

International law firm Mayer Brown have announced that Nicolette Kost De Sevres has joined the firm in Washington DC as a partner in the Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice. Previously, Ms. Kost De Sevres served as co-head of that firm’s US Financial and Technology (Fintech) Compliance practice. With 17 years of experience as an attorney in the corporate and financial regulatory sector, Ms. Kost De Sevres has practiced in London, Paris, Sydney and Montreal. She has several years of in-house experience, including service as special senior counsel in the New York Stock Exchange’s Paris office and as senior special counsel at the Royal Bank of Scotland in London, where she advised on regulatory reforms and the implementation of new regulatory requirements. Ms. Kost De Sevres also acted as chief of staff and special advisor to the president of the financial markets regulator in Montreal.

The original press release can be found here on the Mayer Brown website.

Global law firm CMS have announced that György Bálint has joined CMS Budapest’s employment team as a senior associate. György is an experienced labour law specialist, he has been advising several market leader companies from the automotive, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, construction and TMC sector. He is also an experienced corporate law and litigation lawyer. “I’m very excited to join the employment team at CMS, which is widely known as one of the best practices on the market with an impressive clientele. I am happy to bring in my experience and certain that together we will further enhance the practice area’s ongoing robust development”– said György. CMS Budapest Managing Partner, Gabriella Ormai added: “We are delighted to have György in our employment team. His expertise and know-how in labour law will definitely add a new dimension to our current capabilities.”

The original press release can be found here on the CMS website.

Law firm White & Case have announced that in order to fuel the continued growth of its Global Financial Restructuring and Insolvency Practice (FRI), the firm has added two new lateral partners in its New York office–Philip Abelson and David Turetsky. Abelson and Turetsky join a practice that has become well known for its willingness to take on tough assignments and its ability to forge creative solutions. White & Case’s FRI group regularly represents bondholders, bank lenders, companies, investors and ad hoc and official committees in restructuring matters in the US and around the world. “Phil and David are very strong and talented lawyers, who have played pivotal roles in numerous debtor and creditor matters over the years,” said Thomas Lauria, Global Head of White & Case’s FRI Practice. “Their respective experiences and backgrounds make each of them a perfect fit for our diverse restructuring practice. As we continue to expand, our need for additional seasoned team leaders has become acute. Phil and David immediately increase our capacity to meet our clients’ distinctive needs.”

The original press release can be found here on the White & Case website.