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People News: Facebook hires Roger Stone prosecutor

In the latest people news, former Washington, DC, federal prosecutor Michael Marando has joined Facebook and Alston & Bird nab the US Justice Department’s civil division chief.

24 July 2020

Counsel watch: Estonia hires ex-FBI director to advise on US investigations

In the latest counsel watch, the Estonian government has hired former FBI director Louis Freeh to advise the country on money laundering issues, and a former UK Serious Fraud Office lawyer helps G4S secure a deferred prosecution agreement with the agency.

23 July 2020

Russia’s investigations bar

Featured in Investigator's Guide to Russia

GIR examines the state of Russia's investigations market and highlights the names to know in the local white-collar bar.

21 July 2020

Berman: SEC chairman's desire to return to New York prompted attempted firing

10 July 2020

People News: US Attorney for the Eastern District of New York to join Main Justice

Brooklyn US Attorney Richard Donoghue is set to join Main Justice and firms including Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft, Jones Day and Kirkland & Ellis added new partners to their respective investigations practices.

07 July 2020

Counsel Watch: Ghislaine Maxwell, Novartis, Wirecard and more

In the latest counsel watch, UK socialite Ghislaine Maxwell hires Cohen & Gresser to defend her against allegations of grooming and perjury, and a multitude of firms advised Swiss pharma company Novartis as it resolved allegations of bribery and fraud in Greece and the US.

06 July 2020

GIR Awards: nominations wanted

GIR is seeking nominations for its sixth annual awards ceremony, which will highlight the most outstanding firms, lawyers and cases from the past year.

24 June 2020

People News: SDNY chief expected to testify over ousting

A look at Manhattan federal prosecutor Geoffrey Berman’s unexpected departure, the surprise exit of Switzerland’s financial intelligence unit's top lawyer, and a flurry of notable moves in the private sector.

22 June 2020

Counsel Watch

In the latest counsel watch, Morrison & Foerster is representing a US prosecutor who is due to testify over the alleged politicisation of the US Justice Department, and Marc Mukasey at Mukasey Frenchman & Sklaroff is defending a Harvard chemistry professor accused of lying to the US government regarding his ties to China.

19 June 2020

People news: Former UN ambassador joins Jenner & Block

In the latest people news roundup, a former US ambassador to the United Nations has switched firms in Washington, DC, and the SFO has appointed the former director of the Attorney General’s Office as its chief capability officer.

05 June 2020

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