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Argentina’s investigations bar

Argentina’s investigations bar

August 23, 2019, GIR

GIR travelled to Buenos Aires to see how Argentina’s young investigations bar is developing a year after the country introduced corporate criminal liability.

Davis Polk snares inaugural SEC cyber unit chief

Davis Polk snares inaugural SEC cyber unit chief

August 21, 2019, GIR

The first ever head of the SEC enforcement division’s cyber unit will join Davis Polk & Wardwell’s litigation department in Washington, DC.

Counsel Watch

Counsel Watch

August 12, 2019, GIR

In the latest counsel watch, Davis Polk & Wardwell investigates Jeffrey Epstein’s potential role in the finances of Victoria’s Secret’s parent company, while White & Case and a local German firm take on cases in the diesel emissions scandal.

KPMG hires senior UK Serious Fraud Office official

KPMG hires senior UK Serious Fraud Office official

August 06, 2019, GIR

The UK Serious Fraud Office’s former chief operating officer, who briefly led the agency, has joined KPMG to assist companies with corporate investigations.

People news: ABB appoints new chief integrity officer

People news: ABB appoints new chief integrity officer

August 02, 2019, GIR

In the latest people news round-up, Swiss-Swedish robotics company ABB appoints a new chief integrity officer while the CFTC reshuffles its senior leadership team after swearing in a new chairman.

Serco counsel moves to Steptoe & Johnson

Serco counsel moves to Steptoe & Johnson

July 26, 2019, GIR

A Clifford Chance director of investigations will join Steptoe & Johnson’s London office months after helping outsourcing company Serco secure the SFO’s fifth DPA.

Counsel Watch

Counsel Watch

July 25, 2019, GIR

In the latest counsel watch, prosecutors for the US Securities and Exchange Commission have secured a fine against Facebook related to the Cambridge Analytica data scandal, and a UK-based law firm is reviewing the Financial Times’ reporting of alleged misconduct committed by German technology company Wirecard.

Former FBI supervisory special agent moves to private practice

Former FBI supervisory special agent moves to private practice

July 23, 2019, GIR

Nardello & Co has hired former FBI agent Brett Yeager as a managing director in its New York office, where he will join the firm’s digital investigations and cyber defence practice.

Deutsche Bank’s former UK general counsel returns to private practice

Deutsche Bank’s former UK general counsel returns to private practice

July 18, 2019, GIR

Herbert Smith Freehills has hired Joseph Longo as a senior adviser in Perth to help Australian banks deal with the ramifications of a public inquiry that shed light on widespread misconduct in the financial services industry.

People news: Eversheds Sutherland loses head of Paris investigations practice

People news: Eversheds Sutherland loses head of Paris investigations practice

July 08, 2019, GIR

In the latest people news round-up, Sophie Scemla moves to a French firm after four years at Eversheds Sutherland and a former Clifford Chance partner is appointed to the Supreme Court of Western Australia.