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IRS criminal chief joins Deutsche Bank

IRS criminal chief joins Deutsche Bank

June 22, 2017, GIR

Deutsche Bank has hired Richard Weber, the former head of the US Internal Revenue Service’s criminal investigation arm, to lead its anti-financial crime division in the Americas.

People news: New York consultants poach competitor’s managing director

People news: New York consultants poach competitor’s managing director

June 22, 2017, GIR

A round-up of the latest people news, including consultancy firm Exiger hiring the managing director of Kroll’s New York-based investigations practice and the announcement that the former head of the DOJ’s Criminal Division will join Latham & Watkins.

Former DOJ tax chief joins Jones Day

Former DOJ tax chief joins Jones Day

June 21, 2017, GIR

Jones Day has recruited Kathryn Keneally, a former assistant attorney general for the DOJ’s tax division, as a partner in its New York office.

Nardello expands in London and DC

Nardello expands in London and DC

June 16, 2017, GIR

Nardello has hired CMS partner John Fitzpatrick and Sarah Morgenthau, who was at the US Department of Homeland Security.

Former SEC deputy chief boosts Quinn Emanuel’s DC office

Former SEC deputy chief boosts Quinn Emanuel’s DC office

June 15, 2017, GIR

A bill aimed at giving respondents in SEC cases a choice to have their case heard in federal court instead of the SEC’s administrative court could present a huge blow to the agency, Michael Liftik told GIR upon joining Quinn Emanuel.

Former EDNY prosecutor joins Walden Macht & Haran

Former EDNY prosecutor joins Walden Macht & Haran

June 13, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

Kobre & Kim’s former partner Sean Casey has joined a boutique white-collar law firm in New York.

People news roundup: Trump nominates Wray to lead FBI

People news roundup: Trump nominates Wray to lead FBI

June 07, 2017, GIR

In the latest people news, after weeks of speculation US President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday that he is to nominate King & Spalding partner Chris Wray to be the next FBI director.

Former CFTC director explains increase in whistleblowers

Former CFTC director explains increase in whistleblowers

June 06, 2017, GIR

Speaking to GIR after rejoining Zuckerman Spaeder, former CFTC enforcement director Aitan Goelman spoke of the reasons behind a rise in tips the agency is receiving through its whistleblower programme.

Gibson Dunn eyes German civil litigation market with new hire

Gibson Dunn eyes German civil litigation market with new hire

June 02, 2017, GIR

The legality of German prosecutors’ raid on Jones Day’s Munich office in March remains a popular topic of debate among German lawyers, according to Finn Zeidler of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher.

BCL partner leaves to build global practice

BCL partner leaves to build global practice

May 31, 2017, GIR

Herbert Smith Freehills announced on 31 May it has hired Brian Spiro from white-collar boutique BCL Solicitors in London, where he has been a partner for over 15 years.