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Odebrecht and Rolls-Royce prosecutor departs for Lockheed Martin

Odebrecht and Rolls-Royce prosecutor departs for Lockheed Martin

June 15, 2018, Just Anti-Corruption

A four-year veteran of the DOJ’s Foreign Corrupt Practices Act unit is departing to work at Lockheed Martin’s corporate headquarters in Bethesda, according to two people familiar with the matter.

Kirkland partner moves in-house to hedge fund

Kirkland partner moves in-house to hedge fund

June 11, 2018, Just Anti-Corruption

Andrew Genser has left the partnership at Kirkland & Ellis to become general counsel at a US hedge fund.

The future of the investigations firm

The future of the investigations firm

April 30, 2018, GIR

Companies are increasingly finding themselves under scrutiny: from government enforcement actions, media probes, whistleblower claims and more. GIR invited six leading specialists to explore how firms should position themselves over the coming years to meet an increased demand for effective and prudent investigations.

“Not every crisis requires 50 associates”, says ex-GC

“Not every crisis requires 50 associates”, says ex-GC

February 08, 2018, Just Anti-Corruption

Casino company Las Vegas Sands’ former general counsel has joined Stroock, citing the firm’s commitment to keeping a lid on investigation costs as a key reason for the move.

JPMorgan “London Whale” lawyer to join Simpson Thacher

JPMorgan “London Whale” lawyer to join Simpson Thacher

February 05, 2018, GIR

Simpson Thacher has hired JPMorgan’s vice chairman, Stephen Cutler, as a partner in its litigation practice in New York.

How to control the costs of investigations

How to control the costs of investigations

January 26, 2018, GIR

Leading practitioners and senior in-house counsel discuss how best to prevent the costs of investigations from spiralling out of control, whether different fee arrangements can help and the pitfalls of using artificial intelligence

GIR launches In-house section

January 26, 2018, GIR

GIR’s new In-house section focuses on the news and issues that keep in-house counsel late in the office, from controlling the cost of investigations to the increased focus of enforcement agencies on the responsibilities of corporate lawyers.

Former criminal division deputy goes in-house at investment management firm

Former criminal division deputy goes in-house at investment management firm

January 23, 2018, Just Anti-Corruption

Sung-Hee Suh, a former deputy of the DOJ’s criminal division, is moving to California to work for an investment management company's compliance team.

Krieg leaves Shepherd and Wedderburn for Fieldfisher

Krieg leaves Shepherd and Wedderburn for Fieldfisher

January 17, 2018, GIR

Rolls-Royce’s former chief compliance officer has moved to Fieldfisher to focus on data privacy and cybersecurity matters.

Compliance industry at risk of ‘big chill’, warns Goldman Sachs exec

Compliance industry at risk of ‘big chill’, warns Goldman Sachs exec

January 16, 2018, Just Anti-Corruption

A Goldman Sachs compliance executive says US enforcement authorities have failed to allay fears that they are targeting compliance officers in the financial sector.