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Former US enforcement heads to lead FTX internal investigation

Former enforcement directors at the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission have been hired to lead an internal investigation into the collapse of cryptocurrency exchange FTX.

28 November 2022

StoneTurn investigations partner heads to new financial services firm

The leader of StoneTurn’s London investigations practice has left after four years for a senior role at wealth management and professional services firm Evelyn Partners.

21 November 2022

GIR Awards 2022 – The Winners

GIR reveals the winners of the 8th annual awards ceremony, including the recipients of the Most Impressive Investigations Practice, the Investigations Professional of the Year and the Outstanding Career awards.

18 November 2022

The GIR 30 revealed

GIR is pleased to reveal the GIR 30 – the ranking to the best law firms for complex multijurisdictional corporate investigations. This year’s edition marks one firm’s first-ever entry into the top 30 and sees the return of another after a seven-year absence.

18 November 2022

Unaoil brothers hire former Texas prosecutor

The Iranian brothers at the centre of the Unaoil case have hired the former US Attorney for the Northern District of Texas ahead of their sentencing hearing scheduled for next month.

07 November 2022

FRA launches Seoul office

Forensic Risk Alliance has opened an office in South Korea to meet growing demand for investigations expertise in the country.

07 November 2022

People News: Credit Suisse brings in new compliance chief

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In the latest roundup, Swiss lender Credit Suisse has brought in a new chief compliance officer after her predecessor was in the role for just one year, while several law firms have announced promotions to partner level.

03 November 2022

Counsel Watch: FRA founder lands another DOJ monitorship

In the latest counsel watch, a founding partner at Forensic Risk Alliance is handling a monitorship for a construction company and a well-known Italian football club has instructed lawyers for a market fraud investigation.

01 November 2022

People News: ex-FBI agent joins FRA

In the latest people news roundup, a former FBI agent has joined Forensic Risk Alliance and Addleshaw Goddard has hired its first UK investigations partner based outside of London.

21 October 2022

Mark Steward to hang up his boots at the FCA

The head of enforcement at the UK’s financial regulator will step down early next year after seven years at the agency.

18 October 2022

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