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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.

Sony hack prosecutor joins Morrison & Foerster

Sony hack prosecutor joins Morrison & Foerster

January 17, 2017, GIR

As the head of the DOJ’s national security division, John Carlin was tasked with briefing President Barack Obama on the plot of “The Interview” following the hack on Sony Pictures Entertainment in 2014.

2017 brings spate of promotions for white-collar defence professionals

2017 brings spate of promotions for white-collar defence professionals

January 13, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

Jenner & Block, FTI Consulting and Miller & Chevalier have announced a number of partner promotions for professionals working in government investigations.

WilmerHale hires former US attorney

WilmerHale hires former US attorney

January 11, 2017, GIR

John Walsh, a former US attorney for the District of Colorado, has joined WilmerHale in Denver.