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People news: Barr appoints interim DC US attorney

In the latest community news roundup, the US attorney general appoints Timothy Shea as interim US attorney for the District of Columbia, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau hires a former DOJ litigator.

03 February 2020

People news: former ASIC official joins consulting firm

In the latest people news, a former chief at Australia’s corporate regulator joins Promontory Financial Group, the consulting firm investigating money laundering allegations at one of the country’s largest banks.

27 January 2020

Reiser Avocat founding partner: corruption under increasing scrutiny in Switzerland

Prosecutors in Switzerland have increased their scrutiny of illicit cash flows following Operation Car Wash, says one of the founding partners at a new Swiss boutique.

23 January 2020

New Cadwalader partners: SFO investigations are moving faster

Mark Beardsworth and Kevin Roberts speak to GIR about their ambitions for Cadwalader’s London white-collar practice, their views of the SFO, and the growing sophistication of corporate clients.

22 January 2020

People news: Specialist money laundering prosecutor moves to private practice

In the latest people news, a former DOJ money laundering prosecutor joins Greenberg Traurig and Reed Smith opens a new office in Brussels.

17 January 2020

Kobre & Kim partner joins Paul Hastings’ white-collar practice in Asia

Paul Hastings has hired Shaun Wu as a partner in its investigations and white-collar defence practice in Asia.

14 January 2020

Mattos Filho hires partner from white-collar crime boutique

The Brazilian firm has strengthened its white-collar crime practice by hiring a partner from a local boutique.

13 January 2020

Deutsche Bank head of investigations joins K2 Intelligence

K2 Intelligence has recruited former Deutsche Bank investigations chief Joanne Taylor as managing director in London.

10 January 2020

Counsel watch: Ghosn lawyers resign after client's dramatic escape

In the latest counsel watch, Carlos Ghosn’s legal team in Japan resign after he skips bail and Huawei brings in fresh counsel after a federal judge disqualifies its former representative.

09 January 2020

People news: Mueller investigation lawyer heads to Cooley

In the first people news roundup of 2020, an assistant special counsel on the Mueller investigation has returned to private practice, and two senior Northern District of Illinois prosecutors join law firms in Chicago.

07 January 2020

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