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Morgan Lewis ramps up Asia expansion with team hire from Simmons & Simmons

Morgan Lewis ramps up Asia expansion with team hire from Simmons & Simmons

March 06, 2017, GIR

A five-lawyer team from Simmons & Simmons’ Shanghai office has joined Morgan Lewis & Bockius as the US firm seeks to expand its investigations capabilities in Asia.

Addleshaw Goddard partner joins K&L Gates

Addleshaw Goddard partner joins K&L Gates

March 06, 2017, GIR

The former senior litigation counsel for billionaire property developer Vincent Tchenguiz has joined K&L Gates's London office as a partner in the firm's litigation practice.

Arnold & Porter partner joins London chambers

Arnold & Porter partner joins London chambers

February 24, 2017, GIR

Financial services specialist Tim Aron has joined Outer Temple Chambers.

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.