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Addleshaw Goddard adds London partner

Addleshaw Goddard adds London partner

November 20, 2017, GIR

Addleshaw Goddard has recruited former Allen & Overy counsel Michelle de Kluyver as a partner in its London-based litigation team.

Hui Chen: a compliance officer’s role “bears repeating”

Hui Chen: a compliance officer’s role “bears repeating”

November 17, 2017, GIR

The DOJ’s former compliance counsel, Hui Chen, said at a London conference that clarifying the purpose of a compliance officer can fuel a positive business culture.

K&L Gates hires Charleston partner

K&L Gates hires Charleston partner

November 14, 2017, GIR

K&L Gates has recruited Matthew Hubbell as partner in its Charleston, South Carolina, office to focus on white-collar criminal defence and False Claims Act litigation.

K2 Intelligence hires Yormark as US forensic accounting head

K2 Intelligence hires Yormark as US forensic accounting head

November 09, 2017, GIR

Ken Yormark has left Grant Thornton to join K2 Intelligence in New York.

Trench Rossi loses another investigations partner

Trench Rossi loses another investigations partner

November 08, 2017, GIR

Brazilian firm Trench Rossi Watanabe has lost a fifth partner from its Petrobras defence team, only months after the firm’s head of investigations left in mutual agreement with the firm.

Former Barclays counsel joins Eversheds Sutherland

Former Barclays counsel joins Eversheds Sutherland

November 08, 2017, GIR

The former head of EMEA investigations and enforcement at Barclays told GIR of his concern that EU authorities could increase the severity of fines on UK financial institutions following Brexit.

Gibson Dunn recruits SFO prosecutor

Gibson Dunn recruits SFO prosecutor

November 07, 2017, GIR

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher has hired SFO prosecutor Sacha Harber-Kelly as a partner in its London office.

Quinn Emanuel eyes French investigations market with new senior hire

Quinn Emanuel eyes French investigations market with new senior hire

November 07, 2017, GIR

French authorities must show a robust enforcement recordto prevent foreign authorities from muscling in on their investigations, according to the new chair of Quinn Emanuel’s white-collar practice in Paris.

Katten launches white-collar practice in London with Eversheds hires

Katten launches white-collar practice in London with Eversheds hires

November 03, 2017, GIR

Katten Muchin Rosenman has hired partner Polly Sprenger from Eversheds Sutherland to establish a white-collar and investigations team in London and expand on its US-based practice.

SFO names four new heads of division

SFO names four new heads of division

October 31, 2017, GIR

The SFO has picked former Rolls-Royce investigators to be the new heads of the agency’s fraud, and bribery and corruption divisions.