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People News: US government officials return to the private sector

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In the latest roundup, senior lawyers from the US justice and treasury departments have returned to their previous firms and Walmart’s global chief ethics and compliance officer departs.

20 April 2021

Senior Hogan Lovells investigations partner moves firms

Hogan Lovells’ South East Asia investigations head Maurice Burke has left the firm to join DLA Piper in Singapore.

19 April 2021

Former acting SEC enforcement head to join Simpson Thacher

Marc Berger, who briefly served as the SEC’s acting head of enforcement, is set to join Simpson Thacher in New York.

15 April 2021

Paul Hastings investigations partner joins McDermott

Simon Airey has left Paul Hastings’ London investigations practice two months after the firm hired a new head of practice in the city.

14 April 2021

Quinn Emanuel recruits Shanghai investigations lawyer

The head of Paul Hastings’ Asia white-collar defence practice, Haiyan Tang, has left for Quinn Emanuel in Shanghai.

12 April 2021

People News: former Hong Kong SFC official leaves Clifford Chance

In the latest people news round-up, a former senior official at Hong Kong’s securities regulator has left Clifford Chance for a local firm, and four firms have hired outgoing US attorneys.

08 April 2021

Gibson Dunn nabs two high-profile prosecutors

Maryland’s former top federal prosecutor Robert Hur joins the firm, while David Burns returns after serving in senior roles at the Justice Department.

06 April 2021

GIR 100 2021: submissions process now open

GIR has started its research for the 2020 edition of the GIR 100, the annual guide to the world’s leading cross-border investigations practices.

30 March 2021

People News: Yandex and Fox add compliance hires

In the latest roundup, several companies added lawyers to their compliance departments, and a New York senator has proposed candidates to head the federal prosecutor’s offices in Brooklyn and Manhattan.

29 March 2021

Counsel Watch: Malaysian corporate criminal liability law swings into action

In the latest counsel watch, the white-collar lawyers hired for the impeachment investigation into New York governor Andrew Cuomo over allegations of sexual harassment, and the lawyers acting on Malaysia’s first corporate bribery prosecution.

23 March 2021

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