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People News: new SEC and NCA appointments

In the latest roundup, two enforcement agencies appoint new directors, while a food processing company named a new CCO.

23 August 2022

Counsel Watch: The lawyers for Robinhood Crypto, JPMorgan and more

In the latest roundup, GIR looks at the lawyers who represented Robinhood Crypto before New York’s top financial regulator and those drafted in for recent settlements with financial crime prosecutors in France.

09 August 2022

Dechert to pay £20 million to ENRC in misconduct case

Dechert will hand over £20 million in interim costs to ENRC in the latest development in the miner’s ongoing proceedings against the law firm, its former partner Neil Gerrard, and the SFO.

03 August 2022

People News: Ukraine names new head of anti-corruption office

In the latest roundup, Ukraine appoints a new lead anti-corruption prosecutor, a US law firm sets up a civil rights and racial equity audit group while a multinational brewer has hired a new CCO.

29 July 2022

Counsel Watch: Paul Hastings joins defence team in FARA dispute

In the latest counsel watch, a US businessman has bolstered his legal team in a civil dispute with the US Justice Department over his alleged role as a Chinese foreign agent, and Russian oligarch Peter Aven instructed a UK legal team to challenge an asset freezing order.

22 July 2022

Oligarchs lawyer up for EU sanctions challenges

GIR looks at the lawyers hired to represent Russians seeking to overturn their European Union sanctions listings.

13 July 2022

People News: FCA appoints two directors and a new chair

In the latest roundup, the UK’s financial services regulator bolsters its leadership team with three major appointments, while in the US, the State Department named a Columbia University professor as its new anti-corruption coordinator.

12 July 2022

GIR Awards 2022: nominations wanted

Readers can now submit nominations for GIR’s eighth annual awards ceremony to be held in Washington, DC, on 17 November.

11 July 2022

Counsel Watch: Kobre & Kim tapped to act for Abramovich

In the latest counsel watch, Kobre & Kim is acting for sanctioned oligarch Roman Abramovich, and Winston & Strawn is acting for Mexican state energy company Pemex.

07 July 2022

People News: Former SEC commissioner leaves agency to teach law at NYU

In the latest people news update, a former SEC commissioner will be swapping courtrooms for classrooms as she leaves the agency to teach law at New York University, while a New Jersey fintech bank has bolstered its crypto compliance team with a new hire.

28 June 2022

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