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Counsel Watch: Flynn, Steinmetz, Morgan Stanley & more

In the latest counsel watch, a slew of practitioners have been called up to make representations before the DC Circuit as it weighs up a district judge’s authority in the politically charged case against former US national security adviser Michael Flynn, and the lawyers Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz is relying on to fight a civil suit in the UK.

02 June 2020

People news: Libra appoints ex-OFAC director as general counsel

In the latest people news round up, the Facebook-owned digital currency company Libra has hired a US Treasury Department veteran as general counsel and Allianz has appointed a new chief compliance officer.

20 May 2020

Counsel Watch

In the latest counsel watch, the DOJ singles out Sullivan & Cromwell over its work for an Israeli bank while Cleary Gottlieb helps Vale target New York real estate in dispute with billionaire Beny Steinmetz.

07 May 2020

PayPal hires Dechert counsel for sanctions director role

US financial services provider PayPal has recruited former OFAC policy advisor Sean Kane as a director of sanctions and anti-money laundering.

05 May 2020

Former SFO intelligence officer joins Addleshaw Goddard

Addleshaw Goddard’s hiring of Polly Sprenger on Monday comes in the same week that the firm hired another partner to the global investigations team and promoted one internally, in the UK.

04 May 2020

People News: ING hires new compliance chief

In the latest people news round-up, Dutch bank ING has recruited a new head of compliance for the UK and Middle East, while aerospace company Boeing has rejigged its compliance team.

01 May 2020

DFS appoints former IRS criminal investigation chief as GC

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Richard Weber has joined the New York State Department of Financial Services as general counsel after just over a year at Swiss bank UBS.

28 April 2020

Boeing shakes up compliance in wake of DOJ investigation

23 April 2020

Counsel Watch

In the latest counsel watch, Enyo Law are acting for Dechert in a human rights lawsuit and Morrison & Foerster are representing a former Goldman Sachs banker in an FCPA case.

16 April 2020

People news: Baker McKenzie bolsters trade secrets offering and Guidepost launches natsec practice

In the latest people news, Baker McKenzie has hired a leading trade secret theft lawyer to head the firm’s North American trade secrets practice and a Guidepost Solutions has launched a national security practice headed by a former FBI official.

15 April 2020

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