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Former Manhattan US attorney Bharara joins WilmerHale

Preet Bharara, the former US attorney for the Southern District of New York, has joined the partnership at WilmerHale, the firm announced on 13 June.

13 June 2022

Counsel Watch: Glencore’s lawyers for global bribery investigations

In the latest Counsel Watch, a round-up of the lawyers acting for Glencore in the US, the UK, Brazil, Switzerland and the Netherlands in corruption investigations that have so far led to criminal resolutions in three continents.

13 June 2022

Seward & Kissel hires new internal investigations co-head

Jaimie Nawaday was a federal prosecutor in the Southern District of New York.

23 May 2022

People news: Former SFO prosecutor joins Greenberg Traurig

In the latest people news roundup, a former SFO prosecutor has joined Greenberg Traurig following a flurry of appointments and departures in the firm’s London office, while Nardello has hired an ex-CIA analyst.

11 May 2022

Do companies have a moral duty to self-report to the SFO?

Companies in the UK aren’t required to report their misconduct to the Serious Fraud Office, but a recent high court judgment concluded that a company has a moral obligation to do so, argue Herbert Smith Freehills partners Brian Spiro, Rob Hunt and senior associate Jessica Chappatte.

03 May 2022

People News: FTI Consulting launches a financial crime practice in China

In the latest roundup, FTI Consulting has expanded its risk and investigations services to China and a small team of former Sidley Austin lawyers have joined McDermott Will & Emery to kick-start a new white-collar team in Singapore.

26 April 2022

Cognizant deputy GC to join Unisys

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The information technology company has hired Claudius Sokenu, a former SEC lawyer with extensive experience advising large businesses on FCPA investigations, to lead the company’s legal, ethics and compliance functions.

20 April 2022

People News: Manhattan US attorney appoints a chief counsel

In the latest round-up, US Attorney Damian Williams adds to his senior leadership team, another former FinCEN official heads to a crypto exchange and a US firm has launched a new strategic risk and crisis management practice.

12 April 2022

Future OECD bribery group chair: mutual legal assistance needs to be faster

The incoming chair of the working group on bribery, Daniëlle Goudriaan, said that mutual legal assistance processes take too long and slow down foreign bribery cases.

08 April 2022

Ankura beefs up its investigations practice with three senior hires

Global consultancy Ankura has added three new senior managing directors to its growing investigations practice in London.

04 April 2022

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