Gibson Dunn launches in Hong Kong with hire of General Electric veteran
Gibson Dunn & Crutcher is to open an office in Hong Kong this year as the top 20 US law firm moves extend its compliance and white collar crime practice into Asia. The new office will be led by Kelly Austin, who joins the firm as a partner from General Electric International in Hong Kong, where she has been for the last eight years. She specialises in Asia-wide Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and compliance matters. Austin will be joined by Gibson Dunn corporate partner Joseph Barbeau, who is relocating from the firm's Palo Alto office, and associate Kate Yin, who is relocating from its Los Angeles office.
Gibson Dunn & Crutcher is to open an office in Hong Kong this year as the top 20 US law firm moves to extend its compliance and white collar crime practice into Asia.
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