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Skadden announces a hat-trick of promotions

Skadden announces a hat-trick of promotions

April 04, 2014, GIR

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom has promoted three investigations lawyers to partner on three different continents.

Baker Botts poaches partner from McKenna Long & Aldridge

Baker Botts poaches partner from McKenna Long & Aldridge

April 03, 2014, GIR

Baker Botts has hired Thomas DiBiagio as partner in its white-collar litigation practice in Washington, DC.

WilmerHale partners Holtmeier and Lee advise Cisco

April 03, 2014, GIR

WilmerHale partners Jay Holtmeier, in New York, and Randall Lee, in Los Angeles, are advising technology company Cisco Systems on its FCPA investigation.

Paul Hastings and De Brauw partners lead SBM Offshore investigation

Paul Hastings and De Brauw partners lead SBM Offshore investigation

April 02, 2014, GIR

Dutch oil platform company SBM Offshore has discovered evidence of possible bribery involving foreign officials in Angola and Equatorial Guinea during an internal investigation.

Goldberg Lowenstein & Weatherwax hires AML prosecutor

March 31, 2014, GIR

Goldberg Lowenstein & Weatherwax has hired former prosecutor Kevin Rosenberg as chair of the firm’s government investigations and white-collar litigation group in Los Angeles.

BLP promotes financial crimes lawyer

BLP promotes financial crimes lawyer

March 28, 2014, GIR

Berwin Leighton Paisner has promoted Oran Gelb to partner in its litigation and dispute resolution practice in London.

Ex-UBS banker to head Switzerland's FINMA

Ex-UBS banker to head Switzerland's FINMA

March 27, 2014, GIR

Briton Mark Branson, a former UBS banker, has been appointed as head of Switzerland’s Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA).

Ashurst partner leaves to launch Spanish boutique

Ashurst partner leaves to launch Spanish boutique

March 27, 2014, GIR

Daniel Jiménez, the former head of Ashurst’s litigation and arbitration practice in Spain, has launched his own litigation firm with white-collar crime specialist Margarita Santana.

Kirkland & Ellis partner moves to Mayer Brown

Kirkland & Ellis partner moves to Mayer Brown

March 26, 2014, GIR

Laurence Urgenson, a former head of the US Department of Justice’s fraud section, has joined Mayer Brown as partner in its white-collar defence and compliance group from Kirkland & Ellis.

WilmerHale nets FBI head

WilmerHale nets FBI head

March 25, 2014, GIR

The former Federal Bureau of Investigation director Robert Mueller III has joined Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr as a partner in its Washington, DC office.