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DFS appoints former IRS criminal investigation chief as GC

DFS appoints former IRS criminal investigation chief as GC

April 28, 2020, GIR

Richard Weber has joined the New York State Department of Financial Services as general counsel after just over a year at Swiss bank UBS.

Counsel Watch

Counsel Watch

April 16, 2020, GIR

In the latest counsel watch, Enyo Law are acting for Dechert in a human rights lawsuit and Morrison & Foerster are representing a former Goldman Sachs banker in an FCPA case.

People news: Baker McKenzie bolsters trade secrets offering and Guidepost launches natsec practice

People news: Baker McKenzie bolsters trade secrets offering and Guidepost launches natsec practice

April 15, 2020, GIR

In the latest people news, Baker McKenzie has hired a leading trade secret theft lawyer to head the firm’s North American trade secrets practice and a Guidepost Solutions has launched a national security practice headed by a former FBI official.

O’Callaghan: “The job was moving from one crisis to another”

O’Callaghan: “The job was moving from one crisis to another”

April 09, 2020, GIR

The DOJ’s chief liaison to special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation told GIR upon moving back into private practice that he has learned a lot from dealing with a series of rolling crises.

GIR's 40 Under 40 2020: Introduction

GIR's 40 Under 40 2020: Introduction

April 08, 2020, GIR

Introducing the third edition of GIR's 40 Under 40, which profiles 40 leading young investigations specialists from around the world.

Counsel Watch

Counsel Watch

April 06, 2020, GIR

In the latest counsel watch, Credit Suisse swaps London lawyers in a High Court lawsuit against Mozambique and Kirkland & Ellis has teamed up with FTI Consulting to investigate the allegedly fraudulent accounts of a Chinese coffeehouse company.

People News: McGuireWoods nabs barrister from Fieldfisher

People News: McGuireWoods nabs barrister from Fieldfisher

April 02, 2020, GIR

In the latest people news roundup, a former Fieldfisher lawyer swaps firms and Willkie Farr & Gallagher launches a Chicago office.

BRG hires former PwC director to grow eastern European investigations practice

BRG hires former PwC director to grow eastern European investigations practice

March 31, 2020, GIR

Anastasia Malyugina joined the California-based consultancy’s London office on 9 March with a brief to expand BRG’s business in eastern Europe, central Asia and the CIS countries.

Counsel Watch

Counsel Watch

March 16, 2020, GIR

In the latest counsel watch, Switzerland’s financial regulator hires a Zurich-based lawyer to investigate allegations of espionage at Credit Suisse while a Hogan Lovells team in London successfully fends of an appeal in a lawsuit linked to a $25 million fraud scheme.

People News: Former Jenner & Block white-collar co-chair returns to the US government

People News: Former Jenner & Block white-collar co-chair returns to the US government

March 13, 2020, GIR

In the latest people news roundup, a former advisor to the UK Serious Fraud Office has joined the New York State Attorney General’s Office while an ex-White House lawyer is helping launch BakerHostetler’s San Francisco office.