On November 12, 2012, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP announced that James H. Freis, Jr., former Director of the U.S. Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, will join the firm as counsel in its Washington, D.C. office. See “Do Hedge Funds Really Pose a Money Laundering Threat? A Decade of Regulatory False Starts Raises Questions,” Hedge Fund Law Report, Vol. 5, No. 7 (Feb. 16, 2012).