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GIR Live New York: tackling sanctions and cybersecurity investigations

GIR Live New York: tackling sanctions and cybersecurity investigations

August 18, 2017, GIR

With cyber-attacks on the rise and sanctions investigations becoming increasingly complex, panellists at GIR's fourth annual conference in New York will discuss the new set of skills that are needed to navigate these challenging issues.

Kelley Drye & Warren bolsters white-collar practice with southern district prosecutor

Kelley Drye & Warren bolsters white-collar practice with southern district prosecutor

August 15, 2017, GIR

Jaimie Nawaday, a federal prosecutor at the US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York, has left government to rejoin private practice.

Baker McKenzie adds international trade lawyer from Freshfields

Baker McKenzie adds international trade lawyer from Freshfields

August 11, 2017, GIR

Baker McKenzie has hired Freshfields' counsel Anahita Thoms to lead the firm's foreign trade law practice in Germany.

Linklaters boosts DC office with WilmerHale hire

Linklaters boosts DC office with WilmerHale hire

August 09, 2017, GIR

Linklaters has hired SEC specialist Doug Davison as part of a broader strategy to build its global investigations practice.

FTI expands investigations practice in Dubai with hire from Kroll

FTI expands investigations practice in Dubai with hire from Kroll

August 03, 2017, GIR

FTI has hired Yaser Dajani as senior managing director to lead the firm's Middle East and North Africa investigations practice.

Kroll appoints former HK police investigator

Kroll appoints former HK police investigator

August 02, 2017, GIR

Kroll has hired Paul Jackson as the leader of its Asia-Pacific cybersecurity and investigations practice in Hong Kong.

FRA hires former barrister for in-house role

FRA hires former barrister for in-house role

July 28, 2017, GIR

Forensic Risk Alliance (FRA) has recruited Simon Taylor, former counsel at Weil Gotshal & Manges, as a director in its London office. FRA has hired Taylor to provide a lawyer's perspective to the firm and advise on compliance, forensic accounting and e-discovery.

Counsel watch

Counsel watch

July 28, 2017, GIR

GIR rounds up the lawyers and law firms working on the biggest cases, including counsel to Rio Tinto after UK authorities launched a probe into the company's business deals in Africa, and counsel to BNP Paribas which recently had to pay a US$246 million penalty to US authorities.

Latham & Watkins recruits former federal prosecutor in Chicago

Latham & Watkins recruits former federal prosecutor in Chicago

July 26, 2017, GIR

A former federal prosecutor and counsel at Paul Hastings, Terra Reynolds, has joined Latham & Watkins as partner in its Chicago office, the firm announced on 25 July.

People news roundup: Former Hogan Lovells partner turns White House special counsel

People news roundup: Former Hogan Lovells partner turns White House special counsel

July 25, 2017, GIR

The latest people news includes a partner leaving Hogan Lovells to oversee the White House strategy in the Russia investigations, and Baker McKenzie hiring the former general counsel in Singapore for UBS bank.