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Leading white-collar investigators form corporate monitorship association

Leading white-collar investigators form corporate monitorship association

February 23, 2017, GIR

Lawyers including Joe Warin and Bart Schwartz are on the board of a new organisation that aims to open up the use of corporate monitorships, which are an increasingly standard feature of enforcement settlements worldwide.

People News: Obama-era DOJ and SEC officials find new homes in private practice

People News: Obama-era DOJ and SEC officials find new homes in private practice

February 16, 2017, GIR

In the latest people news, a round-up of the firms high-level Obama-era public officials have chosen to join, and more.

PwC strengthens cybersecurity and data privacy team

PwC strengthens cybersecurity and data privacy team

February 14, 2017, GIR

PwC has hired data protection expert Kate Macmillan as part of the firm’s push to strengthen its cybersecurity division before the introduction of EU-wide data protection regulation.

Brazil state attorneys launch anti-corruption and data protection boutique

Brazil state attorneys launch anti-corruption and data protection boutique

February 13, 2017, GIR

A pair of government lawyers have formed a Brasília-based white-collar firm that targets bribery, compliance and corruption cases.

Counsel to Unaoil joins Mishcon de Reya

Counsel to Unaoil joins Mishcon de Reya

February 09, 2017, GIR

Jo Rickards has left Kingsley Napley to join Mishcon de Reya’s business crime practice in London.

Walden Macht & Haran adds former US prosecutor

Walden Macht & Haran adds former US prosecutor

February 08, 2017, GIR

A New York-based litigation boutique has hired John Curran as a partner in its white-collar and investigations practice.

Homeland Security GC counsel rejoins O’Melveny

Homeland Security GC counsel rejoins O’Melveny

February 08, 2017, GIR

O’Melveny & Myers has rehired Steve Bunnell as a partner in the firm’s investigations practice in Washington, DC.

Hogan Lovells adds a senior US State Department official

Hogan Lovells adds a senior US State Department official

February 07, 2017, GIR

There’s “an incredible amount of uncertainty” surrounding the future of high-profile US sanctions programmes as a result of the Trump administration coming in, Andrew Keller told GIR upon joining Hogan Lovells.

People news: A departure from the FCA and a new role for Obama’s homeland security chief

People news: A departure from the FCA and a new role for Obama’s homeland security chief

January 25, 2017, GIR

A round-up of the latest people news, including the FCA chief criminal counsel’s move to Hogan Lovells and a federal prosecutor rejoining Akin Gump.

GIR publishes first guide to the nuts and bolts of cross-border investigations

GIR publishes first guide to the nuts and bolts of cross-border investigations

January 24, 2017, GIR

GIR has published the first ever book to anatomise a corporate investigation - whether by internal or external personnel - outlining what to think about and do at every point along the way.

People News

People News

January 20, 2017, GIR

A round-up of the latest people moves including a new litigation boutique in Paris and prosecutor departures at the DOJ.

Allen & Overy hires two CFTC enforcement veterans

Allen & Overy hires two CFTC enforcement veterans

January 20, 2017, GIR

With the change in US government on Friday, the CFTC is about to enter a period of uncertainty, Gregory Mocek, one of the commission’s longest-serving enforcement directors, told GIR upon joining Allen & Overy.