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Juniper Networks compliance chief: I hope DOJ "preserves in-house perspective"

Juniper Networks compliance chief: I hope DOJ "preserves in-house perspective"

June 02, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

Adding compliance expert Hui Chen to the fraud section has brought about "profound positive change," the chief compliance officer for Juniper Networks has said.

Claudius Sokenu moves in-house

Claudius Sokenu moves in-house

May 04, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

Claudius Sokenu has left Shearman & Sterling to join oil and gas company Tesoro to work under Kim Rucker, an old client of his at Avon Products and Kraft Foods.

Leading Canadian foreign bribery lawyer moves in-house

Leading Canadian foreign bribery lawyer moves in-house

April 21, 2017, GIR

Kristine Robidoux, the white-collar defence lawyer who represented the first two companies prosecuted under Canada's foreign bribery law, has joined an energy company's in-house legal team. She talks to GIR about why she made the move.

Bio-Rad launches new attack on former general counsel

Bio-Rad launches new attack on former general counsel

March 14, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

After losing a wrongful dismissal lawsuit in February, pharmaceutical company Bio-Rad Laboratories has again attacked its ex-general counsel Sanford Wadler, arguing that an investigation into his FCPA allegations proved the former in-house lawyer’s "incompetence".

Bank of America counsel moves to McGuireWoods in Manhattan

Bank of America counsel moves to McGuireWoods in Manhattan

March 13, 2017, GIR

McGuireWoods has hired a former Bank of America in-house lawyer as a partner in the firm’s government investigations and white-collar litigation practice group in New York.

Manufactured evidence led to Bio-Rad’s undoing, whistleblower's lawyers say

Manufactured evidence led to Bio-Rad’s undoing, whistleblower's lawyers say

February 14, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

How an in-house lawyer fired for raising foreign bribery concerns took on his former employer, and won.

Inside In-House

Inside In-House

January 26, 2017, GIR

In-house legal and compliance professionals are often the unsung heroes of an organisation, steering companies through complex legal and public relations hurdles. Here, GIR highlights the in-house lawyers and other specialists who work tirelessly in the background helping companies manage crises that arise when allegations of misconduct break the surface.

Former Pfizer in-house lawyer joins DLA Piper

Former Pfizer in-house lawyer joins DLA Piper

January 18, 2017, Just Anti-Corruption

Louis Ramos, a former assistant US attorney and in-house lawyer at Pfizer, has joined DLA Piper in Washington, DC.

Jeremy Levin departs Baker Botts for in-house

Jeremy Levin departs Baker Botts for in-house

December 15, 2016, Just Anti-Corruption

Jeremy Levin, who worked until recently as a partner at Baker Botts in Washington, DC, has left the firm for a position at a major UK defence contractor.

Court faces “extremely daunting” task in privilege dispute between Bio-Rad and FCPA whistleblower

Court faces “extremely daunting” task in privilege dispute between Bio-Rad and FCPA whistleblower

October 27, 2016, Just Anti-Corruption

The right of in-house lawyers to sue employers for whistleblower retaliation is at stake in a legal privilege tussle between medical device company Bio-Rad Laboratories and a former general counsel.