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Tyco’s former in-house FCPA counsel joins compliance consultancy

Tyco’s former in-house FCPA counsel joins compliance consultancy

October 27, 2016, Just Anti-Corruption

Dan Dorsky, a compliance specialist who was heavily involved in a five-year effort to clean up security products manufacturer Tyco following a foreign bribery probe, has joined Compliance Risk Concepts (CRC), the consultancy announced on 25 October.

Expert witnesses clash on former Bio-Rad general counsel's FCPA allegations

Expert witnesses clash on former Bio-Rad general counsel's FCPA allegations

September 19, 2016, Just Anti-Corruption

Expert witnesses called by Bio-Rad Laboratories and its former general counsel-turned whistleblower have offered divergent views on whether the in-house lawyer acted improperly when he raised FCPA allegations with the company.

Miller & Chevalier expands international practice with in-house counsel hire

Miller & Chevalier expands international practice with in-house counsel hire

August 22, 2016, Just Anti-Corruption

Alejandra Montenegro Almonte, a general counsel for a division of travel services company gategroup, has joined Miller & Chevalier in Washington, DC.

The taboo around in-house lawyers-turned whistleblowers

The taboo around in-house lawyers-turned whistleblowers

July 05, 2016, Just Anti-Corruption

Why the legal industry is struggling to get to grips with the idea of in-house lawyers blowing the whistle on their employers.

Paul Weiss adds former in-house counsel to FCPA practice

Paul Weiss adds former in-house counsel to FCPA practice

May 10, 2016, Just Anti-Corruption

Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison has added Peter Jaffe, who worked previously on a corporate monitorship team overseeing Norwegian oil company Statoil, as counsel to its foreign bribery practice in Washington, DC.

Allen & Overy loses top investigations lawyer to Total

Allen & Overy loses top investigations lawyer to Total

April 07, 2016, GIR

Aurélien Hamelle, who has represented a number of global businesses, including Daimler and Renault Trucks, has left Allen & Overy’s Paris office to join oil company Total, which is facing multiple corruption cases in France.

FCPA Docket: VimpelCom and Diebold reveal legal costs

FCPA Docket: VimpelCom and Diebold reveal legal costs

April 01, 2016, Just Anti-Corruption

In the latest FCPA news, VimpelCom announces expected legal fees for the resolution of its foreign bribery case, and a Debevoise & Plimpton lawyer moves in-house to IBM.

FCA to hold consultation on general counsels’ role in senior managers regime

FCA to hold consultation on general counsels’ role in senior managers regime

January 28, 2016, GIR

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority has admitted that it has provided unclear guidance on whether in-house lawyers who oversee the legal operations of financial sector companies should be held to a higher level of accountability.

Former Rolls-Royce compliance chief moves to Shepherd and Wedderburn

Former Rolls-Royce compliance chief moves to Shepherd and Wedderburn

January 18, 2016, GIR

Judy Krieg, Rolls-Royce’s former chief compliance officer, has moved into private practice, in part because US and UK authorities are increasingly targeting in-house counsel.

GE in-house counsel attacks DG Comp’s indifference to compliance

GE in-house counsel attacks DG Comp’s indifference to compliance

March 16, 2015, GIR

General Electric’s senior competition counsel in Europe has said the European Commission’s failure to differentiate between companies that take compliance seriously and those that “couldn’t care less” is a “fundamental problem of the EU system”.