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DC attorney picked to replace Mandelker as top sanctions official

DC attorney picked to replace Mandelker as top sanctions official

December 11, 2019, JUST SANCTIONS

US President Donald Trump intends to nominate Jessie Liu to be the new undersecretary for terrorism and financial crimes at the US Treasury Department.

Counsel watch: Icelandic fishing company hires local lawyers in bribery scandal

Counsel watch: Icelandic fishing company hires local lawyers in bribery scandal

December 04, 2019, GIR

In the latest counsel watch, Icelandic fishing company executives have hired local lawyers in an emerging bribery scandal and the daughter of the co-founder of Kazakh mining company ENRC changes counsel.

People news: Supreme Court veteran joins O’Melveny

People news: Supreme Court veteran joins O’Melveny

December 04, 2019, GIR

In the latest people news roundup, a former US deputy solicitor general has moved to a Washington, DC, white-collar firm, while the SEC has a new chief of its enforcement division’s cyber unit.

Steptoe opens Hong Kong office with two Clifford Chance hires

Steptoe opens Hong Kong office with two Clifford Chance hires

December 03, 2019, GIR

Steptoe & Johnson has recruited Clifford Chance partner Wendy Wysong to launch the firm’s new Hong Kong office.

People News: SFO chief technology officer moves to private practice

People News: SFO chief technology officer moves to private practice

November 29, 2019, GIR

In the latest people news, RPC hires a former SFO chief technology officer and the US Justice Department’s third in charge joins Boies Schiller.

World Bank anti-corruption chief departs

World Bank anti-corruption chief departs

November 28, 2019, GIR

The head of the World Bank’s Integrity Vice Presidency, Pascale Dubois, has left the international body and been temporarily replaced by a former senior SEC executive.

Veteran lawyer headed back to the US after SFO secondment

Veteran lawyer headed back to the US after SFO secondment

November 28, 2019, GIR

Peter Pope will return to Jenner & Block’s New York office in January 2020 after spending 13 months on secondment at the SFO.

The FRC recruits former FCA director of investigations

The FRC recruits former FCA director of investigations

November 25, 2019, GIR

The UK Financial Reporting Council has recruited Jamie Symington from Brown Rudnick in London as it bolsters its enforcement division.

Former national security advisor returns to Steptoe & Johnson

Former national security advisor returns to Steptoe & Johnson

November 22, 2019, GIR

Steptoe & Johnson has recruited Michael Edney, a former US National Security Council legal advisor, to its government investigations practice in Washington, DC.

Former PwC manager joins K2 Intelligence

Former PwC manager joins K2 Intelligence

November 21, 2019, GIR

K2 Intelligence has recruited former PwC senior manager Sabrine Hassen as associate managing director of its London-based investigations and disputes practice.