July 07, 2020, GIR
Brooklyn US Attorney Richard Donoghue is set to join Main Justice and firms including Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft, Jones Day and Kirkland & Ellis added new partners to their respective investigations practices.
July 06, 2020, GIR
In the latest counsel watch, UK socialite Ghislaine Maxwell hires Cohen & Gresser to defend her against allegations of grooming and perjury, and a multitude of firms advised Swiss pharma company Novartis as it resolved allegations of bribery and fraud in Greece and the US.
June 24, 2020, GIR
GIR is seeking nominations for its sixth annual awards ceremony, which will highlight the most outstanding firms, lawyers and cases from the past year.
June 22, 2020, GIR
A look at Manhattan federal prosecutor Geoffrey Berman’s unexpected departure, the surprise exit of Switzerland’s financial intelligence unit's top lawyer, and a flurry of notable moves in the private sector.
June 19, 2020, GIR
In the latest counsel watch, Morrison & Foerster is representing a US prosecutor who is due to testify over the alleged politicisation of the US Justice Department, and Marc Mukasey at Mukasey Frenchman & Sklaroff is defending a Harvard chemistry professor accused of lying to the US government regarding his ties to China.
June 05, 2020, GIR
In the latest people news roundup, a former US ambassador to the United Nations has switched firms in Washington, DC, and the SFO has appointed the former director of the Attorney General’s Office as its chief capability officer.
June 02, 2020, GIR
In the latest counsel watch, a slew of practitioners have been called up to make representations before the DC Circuit as it weighs up a district judge’s authority in the politically charged case against former US national security adviser Michael Flynn, and the lawyers Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz is relying on to fight a civil suit in the UK.
May 20, 2020, GIR
In the latest people news round up, the Facebook-owned digital currency company Libra has hired a US Treasury Department veteran as general counsel and Allianz has appointed a new chief compliance officer.
May 07, 2020, GIR
In the latest counsel watch, the DOJ singles out Sullivan & Cromwell over its work for an Israeli bank while Cleary Gottlieb helps Vale target New York real estate in dispute with billionaire Beny Steinmetz.
May 05, 2020, JUST SANCTIONS
US financial services provider PayPal has recruited former OFAC policy advisor Sean Kane as a director of sanctions and anti-money laundering.