The BMG legal department has been shaken up with the departure of co-general counsel Jim Cooperman. Cooperman's fellow co-general counsel Anne Chwat is promoted to general counsel and senior VP of leg

The BMG legal department has been shaken up with the departure of co-general counsel Jim Cooperman. Cooperman's fellow co-general counsel Anne Chwat is promoted to general counsel and senior VP of legal and business affairs.

Chwat is based in New York and reports to Nicholas Firth, executive VP of corporate operations for BMG.

Chwat also retains her title of chief ethics and compliance offer for the major.