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People News: Jenner & Block partner returns to government

People News: Jenner & Block partner returns to government

May 30, 2019, GIR

In the latest people news round-up, the prosecutor of former LA County sheriff returns to the US Attorney’s Office for California’s central district as chief of the criminal division and Danske Bank hires a financial crime unit head amid its money laundering scandal.

Paul Weiss makes high-profile hire with Loretta Lynch

Paul Weiss makes high-profile hire with Loretta Lynch

May 29, 2019, GIR

After a two-year hiatus, former US attorney general Loretta Lynch joins Paul Weiss.

Norton Rose adds two to its New York investigations practice

Norton Rose adds two to its New York investigations practice

May 28, 2019, GIR

The former head of white collar at Blank Rome and another partner from the firm have joined Norton Rose Fulbright’s New York office.

Counsel Watch

Counsel Watch

May 16, 2019, GIR

A round up of lawyers and firms working on the biggest cases, including counsel to the Trump Organisation in its attempt to block Deutsche Bank from complying with congressional subpoenas and lawyers representing former Danske Bank executives caught up in the money laundering scandal.

Braskem's Brazilian compliance monitor finds new firm

Braskem's Brazilian compliance monitor finds new firm

May 10, 2019, GIR

Isabel Franco, who has served as a compliance monitor for Brazilian petrochemical company Braskem, has joined Azevedo Sette Advogados from fellow Brazilian firm Koury Lopes Advogados.

Former SocGen GC moves to litigation boutique

Former SocGen GC moves to litigation boutique

May 08, 2019, GIR

The in-house lawyer who helped Société Générale enter into a first-of-a-kind resolution with US and French authorities and into a recent $1.38 billion sanctions settlement speaks to GIR ahead of joining Signature Litigation in Paris.

Ex-Linklaters partner joins Covington & Burling in Frankfurt

Ex-Linklaters partner joins Covington & Burling in Frankfurt

May 08, 2019, GIR

Robert Henrici speaks to GIR about Germany’s incoming draft corporate criminal liability law and the largest tax fraud case in Europe following his move to Covington & Burling.

People News: Trump taps CFIUS chair for newly-created role

People News: Trump taps CFIUS chair for newly-created role

May 02, 2019, GIR

In the latest people news round-up, US President Donald Trump nominates the first-ever assistant secretary for investment security and the legal adviser to the US Department of State on foreign policy joins Facebook.

Architect of UK DPAs moves to 4 Pump Court

Architect of UK DPAs moves to 4 Pump Court

May 01, 2019, GIR

Lord Garnier QC, who helped introduce deferred prosecution agreements in the UK, has moved to a barristers’ chambers with expertise in commercial law, weeks before his old chambers is set to be dissolved.

Counsel Watch

Counsel Watch

April 23, 2019, GIR

The lawyers and firms working on the biggest cases, including counsel acting for former Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn, and representatives for former Skadden partner Gregory Craig.