Simpson Thacher hires top corporate corruption specialist from SEC

June 7, 2011 Simpson Thacher & Bartlett has announced the hire of Cheryl Scarboro from the US Securities and Exchange Commission. Scarboro leaves her role fighting against corporate corruption under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act to join Simpson Thacher’s Washington DC office, where she’ll be a partner and member of the firm’s Government and Internal Investigations Practice.

Paul Curnin, Co-Head of Simpson’s Litigation Practice in a release said, “In recent years, the SEC and other regulatory bodies have increased their focus on identifying violations under the FCPA. Cheryl’s experience and insight developed over her 19 year tenure at the SEC will be extremely beneficial to our clients.”

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