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Davis Polk’s Hong Kong office poaches former New York prosecutor from cross-town rival

Davis Polk’s Hong Kong office poaches former New York prosecutor from cross-town rival

April 19, 2017, GIR

Patrick Sinclair has joined Davis Polk’s Hong Kong practice from Ropes & Gray, where he was a partner in the firm’s government enforcement practice.

US and Brazil agree local Odebrecht monitors

US and Brazil agree local Odebrecht monitors

April 12, 2017, GIR

Brazilian lawyers monitoring Odebrecht and Braskem following the companies’ US$3.5 billion global settlements will work closely with their US counterparts.

Berkeley Research Group nets ex-HK ICAC investigations chief

Berkeley Research Group nets ex-HK ICAC investigations chief

April 06, 2017, GIR

The former head of operations at Hong Kong’s ICAC, Rebecca Li Bo-lan, has joined Berkeley Research Group as director of global investigations and strategic intelligence, nine months after her controversial departure from the anti-corruption agency.

Brazil firm hires from boutique to launch white-collar crime practice

Brazil firm hires from boutique to launch white-collar crime practice

April 06, 2017, GIR

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados has hired Rogerio Taffarello from São Paulo boutique Andrade e Taffarello Advogados, to add white-collar crime capability – complementing the existing compliance department – to the firm.

Departing Finra enforcement chief: “Every goal I had was achieved”

Departing Finra enforcement chief: “Every goal I had was achieved”

April 05, 2017, GIR

Brad Bennett, the former head of enforcement at market regulator Finra, has rejoined his former law firm Baker Botts in Washington, DC.

Navigant bolsters investigations team with former regulator

Navigant bolsters investigations team with former regulator

April 05, 2017, GIR

The former head of the Bank of England’s regulatory action division has joined Navigant’s London office as a senior director in the company’s global investigations and compliance team.

Bank of America counsel moves to McGuireWoods in Manhattan

Bank of America counsel moves to McGuireWoods in Manhattan

March 13, 2017, GIR

McGuireWoods has hired a former Bank of America in-house lawyer as a partner in the firm’s government investigations and white-collar litigation practice group in New York.

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.