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In memoriam: Rod Fletcher

In memoriam: Rod Fletcher

November 15, 2019, GIR

Members of London's white-collar community have paid tribute to Rod Fletcher – one of the UK’s most beloved and highly regarded lawyers – following his death on 6 November.

People News: Reed Smith recruits former SEC attorney

People News: Reed Smith recruits former SEC attorney

November 15, 2019, GIR

In the latest people news, Reed Smith hires a former SEC lawyer to its corporate group and K2 Intelligence appoints a new managing director in London.

People News: “Veteran prosecutor” joins Arnold & Porter

People News: “Veteran prosecutor” joins Arnold & Porter

November 07, 2019, GIR

In the latest people news, Arnold & Porter has announced that “veteran prosecutor” Suneeta Hazra has joined its white-collar defence and complex litigation practice.

DOJ’s former France and Monaco attaché joins Paul Hastings

DOJ’s former France and Monaco attaché joins Paul Hastings

November 01, 2019, GIR

Paul Hastings has added Peter Axelrod, a former DOJ attaché to Monaco and France, to its white-collar crime defence practice in New York.

White-collar duo to depart Paul Hastings’ Milan office

White-collar duo to depart Paul Hastings’ Milan office

October 29, 2019, GIR

The lawyers representing Shell in a landmark corruption trial in Milan are leaving Paul Hastings, which is set to close its office in the city.

GIR Awards 2019 – The Winners

GIR Awards 2019 – The Winners

October 25, 2019, GIR

Investigations specialists from around the world gathered at the Four Seasons Hotel in Washington, DC on the night of 24 October for the fifth annual GIR Awards. During the night, GIR also unveiled the top 30 investigations practices.

TozziniFreire hires criminal partner to launch white-collar department

TozziniFreire hires criminal partner to launch white-collar department

October 10, 2019, GIR

Complementing its market-leading compliance team, TozziniFreire Advogados has recruited a white-collar crime partner to lead an anti-corruption investigations department.

Leading Australian white-collar lawyer joins Ashurst

Leading Australian white-collar lawyer joins Ashurst

October 04, 2019, GIR

Ashurst has recruited Rani John, one of Australia’s most experienced investigations practitioners, as the firm looks to bolster its white-collar practice.

Counsel Watch

Counsel Watch

October 02, 2019, GIR

In the latest counsel watch, Swiss firm Homburger conducts an internal investigation as part of the Credit Suisse spying scandal and both Debevoise & Plimpton and Gibson Dunn & Crutcher agree separate multimillion-dollar settlements with the SEC for their clients.

People news: special counsel Mueller returns to WilmerHale

People news: special counsel Mueller returns to WilmerHale

October 01, 2019, GIR

In this people news round-up, Robert Mueller and two other partners rejoin WilmerHale after the conclusion of the special counsel's investigation into Russian influence in the 2016 US presidential election.