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PayPal hires Dechert counsel for sanctions director role

PayPal hires Dechert counsel for sanctions director role

May 05, 2020, JUST SANCTIONS

US financial services provider PayPal has recruited former OFAC policy advisor Sean Kane as a director of sanctions and anti-money laundering.

Former SFO intelligence officer joins Addleshaw Goddard

Former SFO intelligence officer joins Addleshaw Goddard

May 04, 2020, GIR

Addleshaw Goddard’s hiring of Polly Sprenger on Monday comes in the same week that the firm hired another partner to the global investigations team and promoted one internally, in the UK.

People News: ING hires new compliance chief

People News: ING hires new compliance chief

May 01, 2020, GIR

In the latest people news round-up, Dutch bank ING has recruited a new head of compliance for the UK and Middle East, while aerospace company Boeing has rejigged its compliance team.

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.