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Counsel Watch

February 06, 2020, GIR

In the latest counsel watch, a Colombian airline brings in external counsel for an internal investigation amid fallout from Airbus’s record-breaking bribery settlement, while Amazon’s owner recruits a leading cybersecurity expert to determine whether his phone was hacked by the Saudi Arabian crown prince.

Former DC assistant US attorney joins Mayer Brown

Former DC assistant US attorney joins Mayer Brown

February 04, 2020, GIR

Mayer Brown has recruited Paul Hastings partner Michael Levy to join its Washington, DC, office.

People news: Barr appoints interim DC US attorney

People news: Barr appoints interim DC US attorney

February 03, 2020, GIR

In the latest community news roundup, the US attorney general appoints Timothy Shea as interim US attorney for the District of Columbia, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau hires a former DOJ litigator.

People news: former ASIC official joins consulting firm

People news: former ASIC official joins consulting firm

January 27, 2020, GIR

In the latest people news, a former chief at Australia’s corporate regulator joins Promontory Financial Group, the consulting firm investigating money laundering allegations at one of the country’s largest banks.

Reiser Avocat founding partner: corruption under increasing scrutiny in Switzerland

Reiser Avocat founding partner: corruption under increasing scrutiny in Switzerland

January 23, 2020, GIR

Prosecutors in Switzerland have increased their scrutiny of illicit cash flows following Operation Car Wash, says one of the founding partners at a new Swiss boutique.

New Cadwalader partners: SFO investigations are moving faster

New Cadwalader partners: SFO investigations are moving faster

January 22, 2020, GIR

Mark Beardsworth and Kevin Roberts speak to GIR about their ambitions for Cadwalader’s London white-collar practice, their views of the SFO, and the growing sophistication of corporate clients.

People news: Specialist money laundering prosecutor moves to private practice

People news: Specialist money laundering prosecutor moves to private practice

January 17, 2020, GIR

In the latest people news, a former DOJ money laundering prosecutor joins Greenberg Traurig and Reed Smith opens a new office in Brussels.

Kobre & Kim partner joins Paul Hastings’ white-collar practice in Asia

Kobre & Kim partner joins Paul Hastings’ white-collar practice in Asia

January 14, 2020, GIR

Paul Hastings has hired Shaun Wu as a partner in its investigations and white-collar defence practice in Asia.

Mattos Filho hires partner from white-collar crime boutique

Mattos Filho hires partner from white-collar crime boutique

January 13, 2020, GIR

The Brazilian firm has strengthened its white-collar crime practice by hiring a partner from a local boutique.

Deutsche Bank head of investigations joins K2 Intelligence

Deutsche Bank head of investigations joins K2 Intelligence

January 10, 2020, GIR

K2 Intelligence has recruited former Deutsche Bank investigations chief Joanne Taylor as managing director in London.