Bank of NY turns to private practice for Euro lawyer

The Bank of New York has drafted in the former head of banking and finance from Belgium-based Tiberghien as its European counsel.

Wim Hautekiet will also become managing director on joining the bank where he will report to Michael Shepherd, executive vice president and general counsel based in New York as well as Tim Keaney, executive vice president and head of Europe in London. As part of his remit Hautekiet will relocate to London.

During his career, Hautekiet has held other in-house posts including managing director and general counsel of Clearstream International and has also worked at JP Morgan and Philips Electronics.