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Counsel Watch

March 18, 2019, GIR

GIR rounds up the lawyers and firms working on the biggest cases, including counsel acting for TechnipFMC as it braces for a global foreign bribery settlement and the lawyers defending Shell in foreign bribery-related actions in several jurisdictions.

White-collar crime lawyer returns to DLA Piper

White-collar crime lawyer returns to DLA Piper

March 12, 2019, GIR

Emanuel Ballo is returning to DLA Piper as a partner in its litigation and regulatory practice in Frankfurt following a stint at Gleiss Lutz in the same city.

De Brauw lawyer joins Norton Rose

De Brauw lawyer joins Norton Rose

March 07, 2019, GIR

Sharon Oded has joined Norton Rose Fulbright as a regulatory, compliance and investigations partner in its London and Amsterdam offices.

Dentons joins race to build UK sanctions practice

Dentons joins race to build UK sanctions practice

March 06, 2019, GIR

Dentons has made a push into the underpopulated field of UK sanctions law by hiring a former HM Treasury lawyer to build its London practice.

Exiger hires new EMEA head

Exiger hires new EMEA head

March 01, 2019, GIR

Jason Holt has stepped into the role most recently occupied by the SFO’s director Lisa Osofsky.

Dechert hires former Hong Kong SFC legal counsel

Dechert hires former Hong Kong SFC legal counsel

February 21, 2019, GIR

Maria Sit has joined Dechert’s Hong Kong office to help build the firm’s dispute resolution capabilities in Asia.

Ex-Deutsche Bank anti-bribery head moves to investigations consultancy

Ex-Deutsche Bank anti-bribery head moves to investigations consultancy

February 15, 2019, GIR

K2 Intelligence has hired Michelle Goodsir as a managing director in its regulatory compliance practice in New York.

Argentinian firm Bruchou adds two white-collar partners in merger

Argentinian firm Bruchou adds two white-collar partners in merger

February 13, 2019, GIR

Argentina’s Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi has absorbed compliance boutique Governance Latam, in a move that brings two experienced partners to the firm.

Cohen & Gresser hires SFO’s LPP robot developer

Cohen & Gresser hires SFO’s LPP robot developer

February 12, 2019, GIR

Pere Puig Folch has joined Cohen & Gresser’s London office as a consulting director for data strategy after nine years as an external contractor developing digital review systems for the UK’s Serious Fraud Office.

People News: US energy committee’s top lawyer joins Akin Gump

People News: US energy committee’s top lawyer joins Akin Gump

February 08, 2019, GIR

In the latest people news round-up, a lawyer who oversaw high-profile congressional investigations moves to private practice, a former senior counsel at the SEC joins a US law firm Seward & Kissel and several law firms announce promotions.