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German authorities have growing appetite for enforcement

German authorities have growing appetite for enforcement

December 12, 2018, GIR

Norton Rose Fulbright’s new dispute resolution partner in Frankfurt said that banks moving from the UK post-Brexit will have to deal with an increasingly aggressive enforcement atmosphere.

Former FCA official joins Eversheds Sutherland

Former FCA official joins Eversheds Sutherland

December 07, 2018, GIR

Eversheds Sutherland has hired Steve Smith as a partner in its corporate crime and investigations team in London.

Singaporean lawyer joins World Bank sanctions board

Singaporean lawyer joins World Bank sanctions board

December 04, 2018, GIR

Cavinder Bull SC, the CEO of Drew & Napier in Singapore, has joined the World Bank’s IFC’s sanctions board in October.

France’s investigations bar

France’s investigations bar

December 03, 2018, GIR

Following sweeping anti-corruption reforms and the country’s first deferred prosecution agreements, GIR travelled to Paris to discover who the movers and shakers are in the French investigations market.

Morvillo Abramowitz hires southern district prosecutor

Morvillo Abramowitz hires southern district prosecutor

November 30, 2018, GIR

New York litigation boutique Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello has announced that Manhattan federal prosecutor Christopher B Harwood will join the firm as a partner in January.

The Investigator’s Guide to France

The Investigator’s Guide to France

November 29, 2018, GIR

GIR travelled to Paris to find out how the French investigative landscape has settled after the seismic shift in attitude towards investigations caused by Sapin II, the landmark anti-corruption law that came into force in July 2017.

Six-strong white-collar team joins Minter Ellison in Hong Kong

Six-strong white-collar team joins Minter Ellison in Hong Kong

November 26, 2018, GIR

Six partners from Reed Smith Richards Butler will join Minter Ellison’s Hong Kong office as partners on 1 January 2019.

GIR Live Zurich – in pictures

GIR Live Zurich – in pictures

November 23, 2018, GIR

Photos from GIR Live Zurich held at Lenz & Staehelin on 20 November 2018 and co-chaired by Benjamin Gruenstein at Cravath Swaine & Moore and Marcel Meinhardt at Lenz & Steaehelin.

King & Spalding bolsters securities enforcement team with Finra alumni

King & Spalding bolsters securities enforcement team with Finra alumni

November 22, 2018, GIR

King & Spalding has continued its hiring spree by adding four former Finra lawyers as partners to its securities enforcement and regulation team in New York.

People News: EPPO seeks chief prosecutor

People News: EPPO seeks chief prosecutor

November 21, 2018, GIR

In the latest people news round-up, the EU’s new prosecuting authority seeks its first head of prosecutions, and Ropes & Gray and Mayer Brown announce promotions.