This month veteran Wall Street lawyer George Schieren resigned as associate general counsel at Merrill Lynch to join Clifford Chance. After 21 years at the bank he was one of its highest-ranking officials. Fresh from leading the negotiations on Merrills' recent settlement with securities regulators over conflicts involved in stock research analysis, he speaks to Legal Director about the lessons he has learned and the challenges facing the global legal community
What lay behind your decision to leave Merrill Lynch?
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