Chris Frank, Michael Huntsman and Michael Tusing, a Los Angeles-based Banc of America team with $1.4 billion in assets under management, moved to Deutsche Bank, Alex Brown, also in L.A.
Stephen Cutler, former SEC enforcement chief who left in May, returned to his old firm Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr, where he was a partner until 1999 when he left for the SEC. He will co-chair the securities department.
Ron Slevin, a broker with nearly $1 billion in assets under management at Smith Barney's Fifth Avenue office has left for smaller digs with RBC Dain Rauscher on Sixth Avenue.
David Kornblau has been hired as the head of regulatory affairs at Merrill Lynch. Kornblau was formerly the chief litigation counsel in the SEC's enforcement division.