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“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.

Keppel Offshore settles Petrobras bribery allegations, attorney pleads guilty

Keppel Offshore settles Petrobras bribery allegations, attorney pleads guilty

January 02, 2018, Just Anti-Corruption

A Singapore-based oil rig builder agreed in December to pay US$422 million to authorities in three countries to resolve allegations of bribing Brazilian government officials.

Karen Seymour moves in-house at Goldman Sachs

Karen Seymour moves in-house at Goldman Sachs

December 21, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

Prominent Sullivan & Cromwell partner Karen Seymour is leaving the white-shoe New York firm to join Goldman Sachs Group as co-general counsel and partner.

Siemens compliance officer calls for global self-reporting framework

Siemens compliance officer calls for global self-reporting framework

December 13, 2017, GIR

A global self-reporting framework for international companies would be a “real game-changer” that could bring many cases of foreign bribery to light, Siemens lawyer Klaus Moosmayer told an OECD conference in Paris.