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BCLP recruits former SFO lawyer

Kirkland & Ellis partner Sarah Klein is leaving the firm to join Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner in London.

25 November 2020

Counsel Watch: Goldman lawyers up in sexual misconduct case

In the latest counsel watch, a UK-based mining company with links to Russia has retained forensic investigators to investigate historic conduct and Goldman Sachs has hired Kaplan Hecker & Fink to help stave off allegations it covered up sexual misconduct.

25 November 2020

Slaughter and May recruits Danske Bank enforcement head

Gayathri Kamalanathan, the head of litigation and enforcement at Danish lender Danske Bank, will join Slaughter and May as a partner in 2021.

19 November 2020

People News: US prosecutors return to private practice

In the latest people news, the ex-chief counsel at the Manhattan federal prosecutors’ office and the former acting head of the US Justice Department’s civil division have returned to private practice.

11 November 2020

Former IRS criminal investigation chief moves to private practice

John “Don” Fort has joined Kostelanetz & Fink after leaving the US tax agency, where he served as the head of its criminal investigations arm for three years.

29 October 2020

Counsel Watch: the lawyers behind the Goldman Sachs settlement

In the latest counsel watch, the lawyers who ushered Goldman Sachs to its historic 1MDB settlement and an ex-head of FARA enforcement at the DOJ registers as a foreign agent.

23 October 2020

Senior trio to leave UK Serious Fraud Office

The UK Serious Fraud Office is set to lose its former co-head of fraud, chief investigator and the lawyer leading the proceeds of crime division.

22 October 2020

People News: four financial crime barristers join London chambers

In the latest roundup, four barristers specialising in economic crime have joined a London chambers and a former foreign bribery prosecutor has joined a Washington, DC, firm.

19 October 2020

Data analytics software led to record JPMorgan spoofing penalty

05 October 2020

Counsel Watch: the lawyers working on two major UK SFO prosecutions

In the latest counsel watch, the firms that are acting on the UK Serious Fraud Office’s prosecution of an alleged corruption scheme at Airbus’s Saudi subsidiary and the practitioners representing former G4S executives accused of fraud.

23 September 2020

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