Bloomberg Law
Dec. 19, 2019, 4:32 PM

New Legal Group Begins to Take Shape at ViacomCBS

Brian Baxter
Brian Baxter

ViacomCBS Inc. has tapped Henry Moniz as compliance chief, the latest in a series of top legal appointments by the newly-minted media giant, according to an internal memo viewed by Bloomberg Law.

The appointment follows the closure earlier this month of a mega-merger between Viacom Inc. and CBS Corp. The deal, which yielded advisory roles for at least a half-dozen law firms, reunited CBS and Viacom under the Redstone family’s ownership after 13 years apart. The transaction also created the need for new reporting lines and titles in the combined company’s legal and compliance departments.

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