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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

BaFin poaches new president from Switzerland’s Finma

22 March 2021

State Street DPA extended after monitor left for SEC

The bank’s former monitor, John Coates, joined the agency in February as acting director of the division of corporate finance.

22 March 2021

People News: King & Spalding partner moves into US government and Akin Gump GC goes in house

In the latest people news roundup, US President Joe Biden appoints an ex-King & Spalding lawyer as senior White House counsel and Debevoise opens a new US office.

17 March 2021

GIR launches the Practitioner’s Guide to Global Investigations – fifth edition

“This is a constantly evolving area – this is the perfect book to keep the community abreast of all these issues,” said Eleanor Davison of Fountain Court Chambers, one of the editors of the publication.

09 March 2021

People News: new Novartis and Goldman general counsel, HSBC to replace CCO and more

In the latest people news roundup, Novartis and Goldman Sachs bring in new GCs and a seasoned government lawyer takes charge of the DC attorney’s office in an acting capacity for the third time.

08 March 2021

The lure of bigger cases behind White & Case duo’s move to Paul Hastings

Paul Hastings’ global head of white-collar said hiring Jonathan Pickworth and Joanna Dimmock is part of the firm’s plan to build the world’s best investigations practice.

02 March 2021

Counsel Watch: Brazilian firms guide Vale to landmark dam collapse settlement

The latest counsel watch includes the names behind significant resolutions in Brazil with Vale, Samsung and Philips.

02 March 2021

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