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Paul Weiss recruits SDNY criminal division chief

Paul Weiss recruits SDNY criminal division chief

June 27, 2014, GIR

Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison has hired Lorin Reisner as partner in its litigation department from the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York.

Jones Day signs Cadwalader partner

Jones Day signs Cadwalader partner

June 25, 2014, GIR

Jason Jurgens has joined Jones Day in its financial institutions litigation and regulation practice in New York from Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft.

Mishcon de Reya nets former head of UK prosecutions

Mishcon de Reya nets former head of UK prosecutions

June 24, 2014, GIR

Former Director of Public Prosecutions Keir Starmer QC, who was the most senior public prosecutor in England and Wales until November 2013, has joined Mishcon de Reya’s business crime group in London.

Arnold & Porter hires financial services specialist in DC

Arnold & Porter hires financial services specialist in DC

June 19, 2014, GIR

Michael Mancusi has joined Arnold & Porter’s financial services practice in Washington, DC from Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton.

Skadden partner wins French book prize

Skadden partner wins French book prize

June 18, 2014, GIR

Pierre Servan-Schreiber, head of Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom’s Paris office, yesterday won the Olivier Debouzy prize for his book Deals de Justice, which examines how US enforcers pursue companies worldwide.

Day Pitney hires former NGO and UN investigator

Day Pitney hires former NGO and UN investigator

June 16, 2014, GIR

Robert Appleton, a former investigator for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, has joined Day Pitney in New York. 

Reed Smith poaches Wolff & Samson team

Reed Smith poaches Wolff & Samson team

June 13, 2014, GIR

A three-partner team specialising in securities enforcement has left Wolff & Samson for Reed Smith in New York.

Arnold & Porter lawyer opens DC arbitration boutique

Arnold & Porter lawyer opens DC arbitration boutique

June 12, 2014, GIR

Latin American specialist Margarita Sánchez, a former associate at Arnold & Porter, has opened an arbitration and anti-corruption boutique in Washington, DC. By Leo Szolnoki.

OFAC enforcer joins A&O

OFAC enforcer joins A&O

June 11, 2014, GIR

Days after concluding her last US sanctions investigation with a US$21 million settlement, OFAC office of enforcement chief Maura Rezendes has joined Allen & Overy in its Washington, DC office.

CFTC names new enforcement chief

CFTC names new enforcement chief

June 11, 2014, GIR

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission yesterday named Zuckerman Spaeder partner Aitan Goelman as its new head of enforcement.