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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.

Counsel watch: Ghosn lawyers resign after client's dramatic escape

Counsel watch: Ghosn lawyers resign after client's dramatic escape

January 09, 2020, GIR

In the latest counsel watch, Carlos Ghosn’s legal team in Japan resign after he skips bail and Huawei brings in fresh counsel after a federal judge disqualifies its former representative.

People news: Mueller investigation lawyer heads to Cooley

People news: Mueller investigation lawyer heads to Cooley

January 07, 2020, GIR

In the first people news roundup of 2020, an assistant special counsel on the Mueller investigation has returned to private practice, and two senior Northern District of Illinois prosecutors join law firms in Chicago.

Brazil’s Demarest hires investigations lawyer from Koury Lopes Advogados

Brazil’s Demarest hires investigations lawyer from Koury Lopes Advogados

December 17, 2019, GIR

Demarest Advogados has recruited a white-collar investigations and compliance partner to spearhead its compliance practice in São Paulo.

People news roundup: disputes partner to become Herbert Smith Freehills CEO

People news roundup: disputes partner to become Herbert Smith Freehills CEO

December 13, 2019, GIR

In the latest people news roundup, Herbert Smith Freehills announced that Justin D’Agostino, an executive partner for the global dispute resolution practice, will be its next CEO, while several firms announced a number of lateral hires and promotions.

DC attorney picked to replace Mandelker as top sanctions official

DC attorney picked to replace Mandelker as top sanctions official

December 11, 2019, JUST SANCTIONS

US President Donald Trump intends to nominate Jessie Liu to be the new undersecretary for terrorism and financial crimes at the US Treasury Department.

Counsel watch: Icelandic fishing company hires local lawyers in bribery scandal

Counsel watch: Icelandic fishing company hires local lawyers in bribery scandal

December 04, 2019, GIR

In the latest counsel watch, Icelandic fishing company executives have hired local lawyers in an emerging bribery scandal and the daughter of the co-founder of Kazakh mining company ENRC changes counsel.

People news: Supreme Court veteran joins O’Melveny

People news: Supreme Court veteran joins O’Melveny

December 04, 2019, GIR

In the latest people news roundup, a former US deputy solicitor general has moved to a Washington, DC, white-collar firm, while the SEC has a new chief of its enforcement division’s cyber unit.