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People news: Ropes & Gray lawyer joins Chinese investment fund as US-facing compliance chief

People news: Ropes & Gray lawyer joins Chinese investment fund as US-facing compliance chief

March 06, 2020, GIR

In a blockbuster people news roundup, a former Ropes & Gray partner has moved to an in-house compliance role in Hong Kong, while Morgan Lewis has snagged an ex-deputy chief at the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York.

MoFo nets ex-FRC enforcement director in search for UK white-collar experience

MoFo nets ex-FRC enforcement director in search for UK white-collar experience

March 04, 2020, GIR

Morrison & Foerster has bolstered its London practice with the addition of Gareth Rees and Hayley Ichilcik from King & Spalding.

Crowell & Moring nabs former government national security advisor

Crowell & Moring nabs former government national security advisor

February 21, 2020, JUST SANCTIONS

Crowell & Moring has added a former US Treasury Department and DOJ national security attorney.

People News: Former SEC lawyer enters private practice

People News: Former SEC lawyer enters private practice

February 14, 2020, GIR

In the latest people news, a former US Securities and Exchange Commission trial lawyer joins Morrison & Foerster and Simpson Thacher has appointed a new national security regulatory practice leader.

GIR Practitioner’s Guide launch party – in pictures

GIR Practitioner’s Guide launch party – in pictures

February 14, 2020, GIR

Pictures from the launch party for GIR's Practitioner’s Guide to Global Investigations, which is now available online, as an e-book and in hard copy.

Senior SFO official to join Simmons & Simmons

Senior SFO official to join Simmons & Simmons

February 12, 2020, GIR

Simmons & Simmons is expanding its criminal investigations practice with the addition of the SFO’s Camilla de Silva, who oversaw the agency’s corruption settlements with Airbus and Rolls-Royce.

Counsel Watch

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.