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People News: Mastercard chooses new head of risk

In the latest roundup, US payments business Mastercard is one of several US companies to have promoted or hired senior risk and compliance counsel recently.

14 March 2023

Counsel Watch: the lawyers behind the latest sanctions designation challenges

In the latest Counsel Watch, the lawyers advising in the latest UK and European Union sanctions designation cases, and the firms taking the helm for commodity conglomerates Trafigura and Glencore in their latest UK legal battles.

13 March 2023

FCPA Docket: US authorities probe Stanley Black & Decker

The DOJ and SEC are looking into potential FCPA violations by US power tool maker Stanley Black & Decker, Ericsson is looking for a new chief compliance officer, and an advertising company accused of misconduct in China has reported it is continuing its settlement negotiations with US authorities.

28 February 2023

London judge withdraws from Gerrard contempt case

A High Court judge has decided against overseeing a contempt of court case that Kazakh mining company ENRC wants to bring against its former solicitor Neil Gerrard because there is a “real possibility” he would prejudge the matter.

24 February 2023

People News: Willkie replenishes investigations team after senior departures

In the latest people news roundup, Willkie Farr & Gallagher hired new white-collar partners following the departure of two veterans from the law firm, and a former in-house lawyer at HSBC has joined RPC.

17 February 2023

Now live: the GIR 100

The latest edition of the GIR 100 – profiling the best firms to turn to in the lifecycle of an international investigation – is now online.

16 February 2023

New Cadwalader partners: prosecutors around the world are “back to work”

Since Covid-19 restrictions began to permanently lift worldwide in early 2022, every month has been busier than the last, Martin Weinstein and Jeffrey Clark told GIR upon joining their new firm.

14 February 2023

Glencore monitors chosen

Two US nationals, supported by two Swiss lawyers, will oversee the commodities trader’s compliance obligations stemming from its 2022 foreign bribery and market manipulation plea agreements in the US.

13 February 2023

Counsel Watch: GFG Alliance hires well-known firm for SFO investigation

In the latest counsel watch, Sanjeev Gupta’s embattled metals group has hired a top London lawyer to handle an investigation by the Serious Fraud Office and Bernie Ecclestone has bulked up his legal team for an upcoming tax fraud trial.

09 February 2023

Lefosse recruits MPF prosecutor with international profile

The former deputy head of international cooperation at Brazil’s Federal Prosecution Service told GIR that companies should keep pressing prosecutors for clarity and consistency in their decisions.

02 February 2023

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