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Veon’s deputy general counsel joins DLA Piper

Matthew Matule, who oversaw Veon’s internal investigation into FCPA violations, has joined DLA Piper as a partner in the firm’s litigation and regulatory practice in Boston.

12 January 2021

People News: US fraud prosecutor joins law firm

The US Justice Department’s recently-departed market integrity chief has joined Morrison & Foerster, and the Biden-Harris transition team announced new joiners to the White House legal team.

11 January 2021

Ex-US sanctions official: Biden to mirror Trump’s approach minus the “flourishes”

Ex-OFAC chief counsel Charlie Steele spoke to GIR about the future of US sanctions, his move back to private practice and why he chose not to join a law firm after leaving the government.

08 January 2021

DOJ sees management change at fraud unit

The head of the market integrity and major frauds unit in the Criminal Division’s fraud section has left the Department of Justice. He’s replaced in an acting capacity by a senior prosecutor in the Healthcare Fraud Unit.

07 January 2021

People News: Former OFAC chief counsel joins consultancy firm

A former chief counsel at the US Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control has moved into private practice and a number of investigations lawyers have received end-of-year promotions.

04 January 2021

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

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