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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.

GIR Live: In-house counsel have a target on their back

GIR Live: In-house counsel have a target on their back

November 06, 2017, GIR

Lawyers say that the increased focus of UK enforcement agencies on individuals means that in-house counsel and compliance officers are more often in the crosshairs of investigations.

Telia used DOJ guidelines to avoid compliance monitor

Telia used DOJ guidelines to avoid compliance monitor

October 10, 2017, GIR

The former chief ethics and compliance counsel of Swedish telecoms company Telia has revealed details of the compliance programme that helped the company avoid the imposition of an independent monitor in its recent US$965 million trilateral settlement.

Clifford Chance nabs ex-Katten Muchin lawyers and BAE in-house counsel

Clifford Chance nabs ex-Katten Muchin lawyers and BAE in-house counsel

September 07, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

Three white-collar defence lawyers, including the former deputy general counsel of the US Department of Commerce, have moved to Clifford Chance in Washington, DC.

Views from in-house: how to investigate and prevent bribery

Views from in-house: how to investigate and prevent bribery

June 19, 2017, GIR

Companies need clear procedures for internal investigations so in-house counsels can protect employees from unnecessary exposure to litigation, according to the general counsel of American International Group Peter Solmssen.