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SFO recruits former Rolls-Royce compliance officer

The UK anti-fraud agency has hired Judy Krieg, a Fieldfisher partner and former chief compliance officer at engineering company Rolls-Royce, to head up one of its casework divisions.

24 February 2021

People News: Former SEC head rejoins private practice and US firm expands in LA

In the latest people news, the US Security and Exchange Commission’s former chairman has rejoined Sullivan & Cromwell, and Winston & Strawn has boosted its LA white-collar offering by recruiting over a dozen lawyers.

19 February 2021

Women in Investigations 2021: deadline extended

GIR is accepting nominations for the third Women in Investigations survey; nominations can now be submitted until 26 February.

19 February 2021

Morrison & Foerster recruits former FARA Unit chief

Brandon Van Grack, who has overseen the DOJ’s efforts to prosecute unregistered foreign agents for the past two years, has joined Morrison & Foerster as a partner in Washington, DC.

03 February 2021

People News: Head of FARA unit steps down

The US federal prosecutor tasked with leading the DOJ’s prosecution of unregistered foreign agents is moving into private practice, as are three former US attorneys.

02 February 2021

ENRC sues SFO and former case controller over alleged media leaks

The Kazakh mining company alleges that SFO officials broke statutory duties and internal policies by leaking confidential information about an ongoing corruption probe to the media with the aim of harming the company.

29 January 2021

US export control enforcer loses senior staff

The US Commerce Department’s bureau of industry and security has lost its head of enforcement and the leader of its compliance division within the past three months.

29 January 2021

GIR launches the 2021 Women in Investigations Survey

GIR is accepting nominations for the third Women in Investigations survey, highlighting 100 remarkable female lawyers, corporate counsel, barristers and government enforcers working in the field.

28 January 2021

Paul Hastings recruits White & Case partners in London

White & Case partners Jonathan Pickworth and Joanna Dimmock will leave the firm after five years to join Paul Hastings in London.

27 January 2021

People news: Biden taps prominent white-collar lawyers amid a rush of US lawyer moves

In the latest people news, a flurry of activity in the US with the Biden administration appointing WilmerHale, MoFo and Cooley lawyers for senior positions, several US prosecutors jumping to private practice as well as a number of lateral hires.

21 January 2021

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