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People news: former US prosecutors head for private practice

In the latest people news, nine former US federal prosecutors from across the country have decamped to private practice, as has an ex-SEC official.

20 September 2021

Former top US export official moves into consulting

Cordell Hull, the former head of the US export control enforcer, has joined a Washington, DC consulting firm founded by the current US secretary of state.

17 September 2021

People News: former Fifa integrity manager moves to world anti-doping body

Nicholas Raudenski, a former integrity official at football governing bodies Fifa and Uefa, has become the head of intelligence and investigations at the Lausanne-based International Testing Agency.

09 September 2021

Counsel Watch: French firm guides JPMorgan to multi-million tax settlement and defendants lawyer up in SFO bribery trial

A co-founder of French firm Kiehman & Marembert has helped US investment bank JPMorgan reach a €25 million tax fraud settlement with French prosecutors following a six-year-long investigation.

07 September 2021

People News: MIMF Unit official heads to private practice

The principal assistant chief of the Fraud Section’s market integrity and major frauds unit is joining a law firm in Washington, DC, and Dechert has hired a former federal prosecutor who featured in GIR’s most recent Women in Investigations survey.

27 August 2021

People News: top New York regulator resigns amid Cuomo scandal

The head of New York state’s financial services regulator has stepped down following the resignation of Governor Andrew Cuomo, and a senior compliance lawyer has left Nokia for Swiss technology company ABB.

16 August 2021

Counsel Watch: US firm guides electrics company to $230 million fraud DPA

In the latest counsel watch, a team from Jones Day leads Ohio-based electric services company FirstEnergy to a multimillion-dollar settlement over allegations it made fraudulent payments to public officials for beneficial treatment.

12 August 2021

People News: recent White House nominations and in-house moves

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Over the past few weeks, President Joe Biden announced plans to appoint a serving national security prosecutor as a top export control official, and Credit Suisse’s latest compliance head left after just four months in the role.

03 August 2021

GIR Awards: final call for nominations

GIR is accepting submissions for the GIR Awards until the final deadline of 6 August.

02 August 2021

Counsel Watch: US firm uncovers bullying at NFL team

Wilkinson Stekloff finds a culture of “fear” at Washington Football Team, Deloitte calls on a Singapore firm to fight allegations of auditing failures in the country and Gleiss Lutz leads car manufacturers to Dieselgate settlements.

16 July 2021

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