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Ropes & Gray hires NY prosecutor for Hong Kong office

Ropes & Gray hires NY prosecutor for Hong Kong office

September 19, 2014, GIR

Patrick Sinclair has joined Ropes & Gray as partner in its government enforcement practice in Hong Kong, after serving as a New York prosecutor for seven years.

Linklaters investigator becomes global dispute resolution head

Linklaters investigator becomes global dispute resolution head

September 17, 2014, GIR

Linklaters has appointed London-based Michael Bennett to lead the firm’s dispute resolution practice.

Sidley Austin hires former US government data privacy lawyer

Sidley Austin hires former US government data privacy lawyer

September 16, 2014, GIR

Sidley Austin has hired Cameron Kerry, the brother of US secretary of state John Kerry, as senior counsel in its privacy data security and information law practice.

O’Melveny hires Asian litigation expert Denis Brock

O’Melveny hires Asian litigation expert Denis Brock

September 16, 2014, GIR

Denis Brock will join O’Melveny & Myers from King & Wood Mallesons on 1 October as part of plans to expand the firm’s FCPA and regulatory practice in Asia.

Greenberg Traurig investigator heads to Seyfarth Shaw

Greenberg Traurig investigator heads to Seyfarth Shaw

September 12, 2014, GIR

Greenberg Traurig partner Karen Bitar has joined Seyfarth Shaw in New York.

Corporate crime investigator joins Eversheds

Corporate crime investigator joins Eversheds

September 11, 2014, GIR

Polly Sprenger, who worked as an investigator at the SFO before retraining in 2012 as a barrister, will join Eversheds’ fraud and investigations team.

BuckleySandler opens first international office in London

BuckleySandler opens first international office in London

September 10, 2014, GIR

BuckleySandler, a US financial services firm, has announced it will be opening its first international office in London, in what practitioners say is a sign of the UK’s growing white-collar market.

DoJ appoints deputy assistant attorney general from private practice

DoJ appoints deputy assistant attorney general from private practice

September 09, 2014, GIR

The DoJ has appointed Schulte Roth & Zabel partner Sung-Hee Suh as deputy assistant attorney general, to lead the agency’s fraud, capital punishment and appellate sections.

DLA hires Kirkland & Ellis partner

September 08, 2014, GIR

Investigations and trial partner Savaria Harris has joined DLA Piper in New York.

DoJ announces Tony West replacement

DoJ announces Tony West replacement

September 08, 2014, GIR

The US Department of Justice has appointed Stuart Delery as US acting associate attorney general, the agency’s third top-ranking official.