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Counsel Watch

In the latest counsel watch, Switzerland’s financial regulator hires a Zurich-based lawyer to investigate allegations of espionage at Credit Suisse while a Hogan Lovells team in London successfully fends of an appeal in a lawsuit linked to a $25 million fraud scheme.

16 March 2020

People News: Former Jenner & Block white-collar co-chair returns to the US government

In the latest people news roundup, a former advisor to the UK Serious Fraud Office has joined the New York State Attorney General’s Office while an ex-White House lawyer is helping launch BakerHostetler’s San Francisco office.

13 March 2020

People news: Ropes & Gray lawyer joins Chinese investment fund as US-facing compliance chief

In a blockbuster people news roundup, a former Ropes & Gray partner has moved to an in-house compliance role in Hong Kong, while Morgan Lewis has snagged an ex-deputy chief at the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York.

06 March 2020

MoFo nets ex-FRC enforcement director in search for UK white-collar experience

Morrison & Foerster has bolstered its London practice with the addition of Gareth Rees and Hayley Ichilcik from King & Spalding.

04 March 2020

Crowell & Moring nabs former government national security advisor

Crowell & Moring has added a former US Treasury Department and DOJ national security attorney.

21 February 2020

People News: Former SEC lawyer enters private practice

In the latest people news, a former US Securities and Exchange Commission trial lawyer joins Morrison & Foerster and Simpson Thacher has appointed a new national security regulatory practice leader.

14 February 2020

GIR Practitioner’s Guide launch party – in pictures

Pictures from the launch party for GIR's Practitioner’s Guide to Global Investigations, which is now available online, as an e-book and in hard copy.

14 February 2020

Senior SFO official to join Simmons & Simmons

Simmons & Simmons is expanding its criminal investigations practice with the addition of the SFO’s Camilla de Silva, who oversaw the agency’s corruption settlements with Airbus and Rolls-Royce.

12 February 2020

Counsel Watch

In the latest counsel watch, a Colombian airline brings in external counsel for an internal investigation amid fallout from Airbus’s record-breaking bribery settlement, while Amazon’s owner recruits a leading cybersecurity expert to determine whether his phone was hacked by the Saudi Arabian crown prince.

06 February 2020

Former DC assistant US attorney joins Mayer Brown

Mayer Brown has recruited Paul Hastings partner Michael Levy to join its Washington, DC, office.

04 February 2020

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