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In 2015, Christopher Garvey was a top in-house lawyer at Morgan Stanley in Hong Kong, overseeing the bank’s merchant banking and real estate investment in Asia. His eyes were set on the next level: managing director.

C. Ryan Barber

C. Ryan Barber, based in Washington, covers government affairs and regulatory compliance. Contact him at cbarber@alm.com. On Twitter: @cryanbarber

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