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Crown prosecutor set to join Peters & Peters

Crown prosecutor set to join Peters & Peters

July 20, 2017, GIR

The outgoing head of special crime at the UK Crown Prosecution Service said that British lawyers should emulate their US counterparts by moving more readily between government and private practice.

Former Swiss prosecutor: “There is more of a team spirit at the international level”

Former Swiss prosecutor: “There is more of a team spirit at the international level”

July 05, 2017, GIR

Cooperation between national authorities has become far less formal in recent years, according to former Swiss prosecutor Claire Daams, who recently joined a boutique law firm.

People news roundup: Davis Polk promotes in Hong Kong

People news roundup: Davis Polk promotes in Hong Kong

July 04, 2017, GIR

The latest people news includes Davis Polk promoting a counsel to partner, and DLA Piper hiring Cooley’s former FCPA practice co-chair.

FRA promotes partner and adds complex fraud specialist

FRA promotes partner and adds complex fraud specialist

June 27, 2017, GIR

Forensic Risk Alliance has promoted a partner in its Washington, DC, office and hired a forensic accountant from a Big Four auditor as the firm seeks to bolster its presence in white-collar investigations in the US.

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.