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Matrix Chambers launches investigations team

Matrix Chambers launches investigations team

April 18, 2018, GIR

Matrix Chambers’ newly created investigations team includes the barrister who helped BAE Systems and Tesco negotiate settlements with the SFO and the lawyer who conducted an internal investigation into allegations of corruption on behalf of the IAAF.

RS Legal announces strategic partnership

RS Legal announces strategic partnership

April 17, 2018, GIR

RS Legal, a white-collar crime firm in London, has officially launched a strategic partnership with US-based Affiliated Monitors and announced the hire of David Kirk from McGuireWoods.

A&O hires white-collar partner from Kingsley Napley

A&O hires white-collar partner from Kingsley Napley

April 12, 2018, GIR

Allen & Overy has hired Eve Giles as a partner in its white-collar crime team in London.

SFO appoints interim director

SFO appoints interim director

April 10, 2018, GIR

The UK Serious Fraud Office’s chief operating officer, Mark Thompson, will act as interim director following the departure of SFO head David Green.

People news roundup: Corker Binning, DLA Piper & Freshfields announce promotions

People news roundup: Corker Binning, DLA Piper & Freshfields announce promotions

April 09, 2018, GIR

In the latest people news: Pinsent Masons’ head of investigations leaves to set up new practice at US firm in London and several firms announce partner promotions

Nardello hires ex-American Express counsel

Nardello hires ex-American Express counsel

April 06, 2018, GIR

Mark Califano, a former in-house counsel at American Express and GE, and a former chief legal counsel in the UN Oil-for-Food investigation, has joined Nardello in New York.

Joon Kim happy with outcome in Zarrab case

Joon Kim happy with outcome in Zarrab case

April 05, 2018, GIR

The former acting US attorney for the Southern District of New York says he’s pleased the high-profile case concerning gold trader Reza Zarrab played out in public.

Ex-Clifford Chance partner moves up at Justice Department

Ex-Clifford Chance partner moves up at Justice Department

April 04, 2018, GIR

Less than six months after returning to the US Department of Justice, Edward O’Callaghan has left the National Security Division to become the right-hand man to deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein.

Linklaters hires DPP as dispute resolution partner

Linklaters hires DPP as dispute resolution partner

April 04, 2018, GIR

Linklaters’ global head of dispute resolution in London has defended the firm’s decision to hire the Director of Public Prosecutions, dismissing the criticism being levelled against her as “noise”.

King & Spalding hires former US attorney

King & Spalding hires former US attorney

March 28, 2018, GIR

Former US Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia John Horn has rejoined King & Spalding’s Atlanta-based investigations practice.