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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.

Zuckerman Spaeder hires ADM’s FCPA counsel

Zuckerman Spaeder hires ADM’s FCPA counsel

March 25, 2014, GIR

Jon Fetterolf, who recently advised Archer Daniels Midland on its FCPA investigation by the SEC, has left Williams & Connolly to join Zuckerman Spaeder’s Washington, DC office as partner.

Top UK prosecutor heads to private practice

Top UK prosecutor heads to private practice

March 20, 2014, GIR

Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) barrister Alison Levitt QC will soon become a partner at Mishcon de Reya in London, where she will set up the firm’s business crime unit.

SEC assistant chief litigation counsel returns to private practice

SEC assistant chief litigation counsel returns to private practice

March 19, 2014, GIR

Matthew Rossi has joined Mayer Brown in Washington, DC from the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

Sidley adds to white-collar practice

Sidley adds to white-collar practice

March 19, 2014, GIR

Sidley Austin has added a former first assistant US attorney as partner to its Boston office.