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TozziniFreire hires criminal partner to launch white-collar department

TozziniFreire hires criminal partner to launch white-collar department

October 10, 2019, GIR

Complementing its market-leading compliance team, TozziniFreire Advogados has recruited a white-collar crime partner to lead an anti-corruption investigations department.

Leading Australian white-collar lawyer joins Ashurst

Leading Australian white-collar lawyer joins Ashurst

October 04, 2019, GIR

Ashurst has recruited Rani John, one of Australia’s most experienced investigations practitioners, as the firm looks to bolster its white-collar practice.

Counsel Watch

Counsel Watch

October 02, 2019, GIR

In the latest counsel watch, Swiss firm Homburger conducts an internal investigation as part of the Credit Suisse spying scandal and both Debevoise & Plimpton and Gibson Dunn & Crutcher agree separate multimillion-dollar settlements with the SEC for their clients.

People news: special counsel Mueller returns to WilmerHale

People news: special counsel Mueller returns to WilmerHale

October 01, 2019, GIR

In this people news round-up, Robert Mueller and two other partners rejoin WilmerHale after the conclusion of the special counsel's investigation into Russian influence in the 2016 US presidential election.

France set to appoint new PNF leader

France set to appoint new PNF leader

September 26, 2019, GIR

Reims prosecutor Jean-François Bohnert is set to become the new head of France’s National Financial Prosecutor’s Office.

Steptoe & Johnson recruits high-profile Washington, DC, lawyer

Steptoe & Johnson recruits high-profile Washington, DC, lawyer

September 26, 2019, GIR

Prominent US lawyer Michael Bromwich has joined Steptoe & Johnson’s white-collar defence practice, following recent representations of former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe and Christine Blasey Ford.

Danske Bank aims to lead the Nordics’ fight against financial crime

Danske Bank aims to lead the Nordics’ fight against financial crime

September 25, 2019, GIR

Satnam Lehal, Danske Bank's head of financial crime compliance, spoke to GIR in an interview about the bank's response to one of the world's largest money laundering scandals.

Counsel Watch: SEC settles fraud charges against Nissan and Ghosn

Counsel Watch: SEC settles fraud charges against Nissan and Ghosn

September 23, 2019, GIR

In the latest counsel watch, Cleary Gottlieb, Latham & Watkins and Paul Weiss help Nissan and its former CEO Carlos Ghosn settle SEC charges and Davis Polk guides PwC to resolve other charges brought by the same agency.

DLA Piper Chile opens white-collar crime practice

DLA Piper Chile opens white-collar crime practice

September 18, 2019, GIR

DLA Piper has launched its white-collar crime practice in Chile by hiring a partner from local criminal litigation boutique Cortés y Rodríguez Abogados to lead the area.

Fresh Accuracy recruit touts changing European investigations market

Fresh Accuracy recruit touts changing European investigations market

September 13, 2019, GIR

While speaking about his move to French consultancy firm Accuracy, Morgan Heavener told GIR that the string of recent penalties imposed on European companies has started to change attitudes on the continent towards internal investigations.