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DoJ cybersecurity expert heads to private practice

DoJ cybersecurity expert heads to private practice

June 10, 2014, GIR

Sean Hoar, the DoJ’s lead cybersecurity assistant attorney in Oregon, has joined Davis Wright Tremaine in Portland.

Data protection expert joins Hogan Lovells

Data protection expert joins Hogan Lovells

June 05, 2014, GIR

Former Fieldfisher partner Eduardo Ustaran has joined Hogan Lovells in London, where he will head the firm’s European privacy and information management practice.

Allens promotes investigations lawyer

Allens promotes investigations lawyer

June 04, 2014, GIR

Australian law firm Allens has promoted Melbourne-based Peter Haig to the firm’s partnership.

New SEC cooling-off policy triggered departures

New SEC cooling-off policy triggered departures

June 03, 2014, GIR

An expansion of the SEC’s cooling-off period, which now applies to middle-ranking lawyers as well as senior managers, has had a hand in recent departures from the agency, GIR has learnt.

Paul Hastings poaches Bingham McCutchen team

Paul Hastings poaches Bingham McCutchen team

June 02, 2014, GIR

Three Bingham McCutchen investigations partners today joined Paul Hastings in Washington, DC.

Patton Boggs merger trebles Squire Sanders’ investigations team

Patton Boggs merger trebles Squire Sanders’ investigations team

May 30, 2014, GIR

The merged firm Squire Patton Boggs will field 30 partners in a joint global investigations practice.

Standard Chartered poaches UBS financial crime compliance chief

Standard Chartered poaches UBS financial crime compliance chief

May 30, 2014, GIR

UK bank Standard Chartered has hired John Cusack as its global head of financial crime compliance from rival bank UBS.

Canadian corruption lawyer suspended for information leak

Canadian corruption lawyer suspended for information leak

May 28, 2014, GIR

Kristine Robidoux QC has resigned from Gowling Lafleur Henderson after she was suspended from practising for four months for breaking client confidentiality rules.

FINRA senior enforcer heads to Nixon Peabody

FINRA senior enforcer heads to Nixon Peabody

May 28, 2014, GIR

Bradley Mirkin, a former litigator at the US Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, has joined Nixon Peabody in New York.

Blank Rome hires SEC prosecutor

Blank Rome hires SEC prosecutor

May 27, 2014, GIR

Alan Lieberman has rejoined Blank Rome as partner in its corporate litigation practice in Washington, DC, after spending 10 years at the US Securities and Exchange Commission.