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Perkins Coie makes market move with Richards Kibbe hires

Perkins Coie has hired a group of white-collar defence lawyers from New York firm Richards Kibbe & Orbe.

16 December 2020

People News: former SDNY chief moves to Fried Frank

In the latest people news roundup, Manhattan’s former top federal prosecutor Geoffrey Berman has moved into private practice, while Australian casino chain Crown Resorts has hired a new compliance department head amid a money laundering investigation.

02 December 2020

Former Operation Car Wash judge moves to private practice

Alvarez & Marsal has hired Sérgio Moro, who rose to prominence for presiding over Brazil’s blockbuster Operation Car Wash bribery investigation, to its disputes and investigations group.

30 November 2020

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

Featured in Investigator's Guide to the UK

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

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