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People News: DOJ veteran heads to Microsoft

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In the latest round-up, the National Security Division saw the departure of its deputy chief for export control and sanctions, and a flurry of former SEC officials have found new homes in private practice.

30 March 2022

Counsel Watch: Vinson & Elkins helps MoneyGram settle latest AML probe

In the latest Counsel Watch, GIR looks at the white-collar lawyers acting in cases featuring MoneyGram, tech billionaire Elon Musk and the executor of Jeffrey Epstein’s estate.

25 March 2022

People News: DOJ taps veteran prosecutor to lead Russian crime taskforce

In the latest roundup, the US Department of Justice has appointed a top New York prosecutor as the head of its task force targeting Russian oligarchs and a flurry of white-collar partner-level moves in the US.

21 March 2022

Ropes white-collar co-head moves to Dechert

As Judith Seddon joined Dechert’s white-collar team, she spoke to GIR about her aspirations at the new firm, her thoughts about the “long overdue” Economic Crime Act, and the funding of the UK’s criminal justice system.

21 March 2022

OECD bribery group announces new chair

The OECD’s working group on bribery has elected a Dutch prosecutor currently working at the European Public Prosecutor’s Office as its new chair.

16 March 2022

Paul Hastings recruits veteran DOJ prosecutor

The firm added Leo Tsao, a former senior DOJ prosecutor who previously worked on investigations into Goldman Sachs and Och-Ziff, to its white-collar and fintech practices.

07 March 2022

People News: South Africa appoints new anti-corruption chief

In the latest roundup, South Africa has tapped a state prosecutor to lead its anti-corruption agency and Morrison & Foerster has hired a federal prosecutor to bolster its Boston investigations team.

02 March 2022

Squire Patton Boggs recruits in London and Paris

Squire Patton Boggs bolstered its investigations practice by adding lawyers formerly with Peters & Peters, Fulcrum Chambers, Howard Kennedy and ebl Lexington Avocats.

02 March 2022

People News: DOJ adds new senior lawyer to Criminal Division

A new deputy assistant attorney general has joined the Criminal Division at Main Justice and firms including Cohen & Gresser, Vinson & Elkins and DLA Piper announced new additions to their white-collar and litigation teams.

25 February 2022

People News: Brazil investigations firm splits

In the latest roundup, the founding partners of FeldensMadruga in Brazil have decided to part ways, and Herbert Smith Freehills has hired an Italian investigations lawyer and his team to bolster its Milan office.

16 February 2022

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