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Standard Chartered poaches UBS financial crime compliance chief

Standard Chartered poaches UBS financial crime compliance chief

May 30, 2014, JUST SANCTIONS

UK bank Standard Chartered has hired John Cusack as its global head of financial crime compliance from rival bank UBS.

Canadian corruption lawyer suspended for information leak

Canadian corruption lawyer suspended for information leak

May 28, 2014, GIR

Kristine Robidoux QC has resigned from Gowling Lafleur Henderson after she was suspended from practising for four months for breaking client confidentiality rules.

FINRA senior enforcer heads to Nixon Peabody

FINRA senior enforcer heads to Nixon Peabody

May 28, 2014, GIR

Bradley Mirkin, a former litigator at the US Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, has joined Nixon Peabody in New York.

Blank Rome hires SEC prosecutor

Blank Rome hires SEC prosecutor

May 27, 2014, GIR

Alan Lieberman has rejoined Blank Rome as partner in its corporate litigation practice in Washington, DC, after spending 10 years at the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

NY prosecutor heads to Paul Hastings

NY prosecutor heads to Paul Hastings

May 27, 2014, GIR

Former New York prosecutor John Nowak has joined Paul Hastings to practise in its investigations and white-collar team.

BBC litigation head joins Baker & McKenzie

BBC litigation head joins Baker & McKenzie

May 23, 2014, GIR

Nadia Banno will join Baker & McKenzie’s dispute resolution group on 1 September, after two years as head of litigation at the BBC.

BuckleySandler promotes Noble chief exec FCPA counsel

BuckleySandler promotes Noble chief exec FCPA counsel

May 22, 2014, GIR

BuckleySandler has promoted Lauren Randell, counsel to the former Noble Drilling chief executive in an upcoming FCPA trial, to partner in its Washington, DC office.

White House counsel returns to Latham

White House counsel returns to Latham

May 21, 2014, GIR

Kathryn Ruemmler, US president Barack Obama’s longest-serving counsel, will re-join Latham & Watkins in Washington, DC.

McNulty steps down as Baker & McKenzie investigations head

McNulty steps down as Baker & McKenzie investigations head

May 19, 2014, GIR

Baker & McKenzie partner Joan Meyer will replace Paul McNulty as chair of Baker & McKenzie’s compliance and investigations practice group, the firm has announced.

White House attorney returns to WilmerHale

White House attorney returns to WilmerHale

May 16, 2014, GIR

Deputy White House Counsel Edward Siskel will head to WilmerHale next month, the firm has announced.