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Gibson Dunn withdraws as Och-Ziff counsel

By Clara Hudson

11 September 2019

Gibson Dunn withdraws as Och-Ziff counsel Brooklyn federal courthouse. (Credit: Beyond My Ken on Wikimedia Commons (CC BY-SA 4.0))

Och-Ziff Capital Management has agreed to part ways with its defence lawyers at Gibson Dunn, according to a court filing. The motion to withdraw as counsel came within weeks of a damaging ruling that could see the hedge fund pay far more as a result of its FCPA violations than it had anticipated.