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Latham & Watkins recruits former federal prosecutor in Chicago

Latham & Watkins recruits former federal prosecutor in Chicago

26 July 2017

A former federal prosecutor and counsel at Paul Hastings, Terra Reynolds, has joined Latham & Watkins as partner in its Chicago office, the firm announced on 25 July.

People news: New York consultants poach competitor’s managing director

People news: New York consultants poach competitor’s managing director

22 June 2017

A round-up of the latest people news, including consultancy firm Exiger hiring the managing director of Kroll’s New York-based investigations practice and the announcement that the former head of the DOJ’s Criminal Division will join Latham & Watkins.

Leslie Caldwell: DOJ can increase the incentives for companies to self-report

Leslie Caldwell: DOJ can increase the incentives for companies to self-report

21 June 2017

The former criminal division chief, who will join Latham & Watkins’ San Francisco office in September, told GIR Just Anti-Corruption how the US Department of Justice’s new leadership could improve on the foreign bribery leniency programme she helped to design.

FCPA Docket: Former deputy White House counsel joins Latham & Watkins

FCPA Docket: Former deputy White House counsel joins Latham & Watkins

20 June 2017

In today’s news round-up, a deputy counsel to former President Barack Obama joins Latham & Watkins, Petrobras settles a corruption-related shareholder lawsuit and two US senators propose to outlaw shell companies.

DC federal judge questions DOJ’s white-collar charging decisions

DC federal judge questions DOJ’s white-collar charging decisions

14 June 2017

US District Judge Richard Leon expressed doubts about the quality of charging decisions in white-collar cases during a Federalist Society luncheon yesterday discussing the future of the Yates Memo.

Gibson Dunn eyes German civil litigation market with new hire

Gibson Dunn eyes German civil litigation market with new hire

02 June 2017

The legality of German prosecutors’ raid on Jones Day’s Munich office in March remains a popular topic of debate among German lawyers, according to Finn Zeidler of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher.

FCPA Docket: Shareholders go after Walmart for withholding documents

FCPA Docket: Shareholders go after Walmart for withholding documents

14 March 2017

In today’s news, plaintiffs suing Walmart in connection with a foreign bribery investigation say the retailer has defied a production order; and a prominent white-collar lawyer advises companies against rushing a decision on whether to self-report to the DOJ, in light of the recent announcement about the FCPA pilot programme.

GCs welcome new compliance guidance, but question FCPA pilot programme

GCs welcome new compliance guidance, but question FCPA pilot programme

09 March 2017

General counsel from a number of large multinational companies gave their verdict on the Justice Department’s Foreign Corrupt Practices Act pilot programme and new guidance on corporate compliance, during a white-collar conference in Miami.

Stuart Alford QC: Building bridges with the US

Stuart Alford QC: Building bridges with the US

02 December 2016

Several months into his new role as partner at Latham & Watkins, Stuart Alford QC, the Serious Fraud Office’s former joint head of fraud, discusses whether “the revolving door” exists in the UK, the attraction of working for a US firm in London and his practice before and after the SFO.

The Swiss List

The Swiss List

02 February 2016

GIR’s index of the lawyers and law firms behind the DoJ’s Swiss bank programme settlements: who advised who and how much their clients paid in penalties.

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