Clifford Chance has added partner Vasu B Muthyala in its litigation and dispute resolution practice, based in Singapore. As one of the few former US Department of Justice prosecutors and US Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement lawyers in Asia, Muthyala brings extensive experience advising on a broad range of cross border government investigations and regulatory enforcement matters. His practice focuses on US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations, anti-money laundering, sanctions and securities fraud. Muthyala served as a prosecutor with the US Department of Justice, and as an enforcement attorney at the Securities and Exchange Commission. He was also a member of the Securities and Commodities Fraud Working Group of US President Barack Obama’s Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force, focusing on financial crimes relating to the financial crisis and economic recovery efforts. He joins from Kobre & Kim, where he led their white-collar practice in Asia Pacific. He is qualified in Washington DC and California.