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State Street DPA extended after monitor left for SEC

The bank’s former monitor, John Coates, joined the agency in February as acting director of the division of corporate finance.

22 March 2021

People News: King & Spalding partner moves into US government and Akin Gump GC goes in house

In the latest people news roundup, US President Joe Biden appoints an ex-King & Spalding lawyer as senior White House counsel and Debevoise opens a new US office.

17 March 2021

GIR launches the Practitioner’s Guide to Global Investigations – fifth edition

“This is a constantly evolving area – this is the perfect book to keep the community abreast of all these issues,” said Eleanor Davison of Fountain Court Chambers, one of the editors of the publication.

09 March 2021

People News: new Novartis and Goldman general counsel, HSBC to replace CCO and more

In the latest people news roundup, Novartis and Goldman Sachs bring in new GCs and a seasoned government lawyer takes charge of the DC attorney’s office in an acting capacity for the third time.

08 March 2021

The lure of bigger cases behind White & Case duo’s move to Paul Hastings

Paul Hastings’ global head of white-collar said hiring Jonathan Pickworth and Joanna Dimmock is part of the firm’s plan to build the world’s best investigations practice.

02 March 2021

Counsel Watch: Brazilian firms guide Vale to landmark dam collapse settlement

The latest counsel watch includes the names behind significant resolutions in Brazil with Vale, Samsung and Philips.

02 March 2021

SFO recruits former Rolls-Royce compliance officer

The UK anti-fraud agency has hired Judy Krieg, a Fieldfisher partner and former chief compliance officer at engineering company Rolls-Royce, to head up one of its casework divisions.

24 February 2021

People News: Former SEC head rejoins private practice and US firm expands in LA

In the latest people news, the US Security and Exchange Commission’s former chairman has rejoined Sullivan & Cromwell, and Winston & Strawn has boosted its LA white-collar offering by recruiting over a dozen lawyers.

19 February 2021

Women in Investigations 2021: deadline extended

GIR is accepting nominations for the third Women in Investigations survey; nominations can now be submitted until 26 February.

19 February 2021

Morrison & Foerster recruits former FARA Unit chief

Brandon Van Grack, who has overseen the DOJ’s efforts to prosecute unregistered foreign agents for the past two years, has joined Morrison & Foerster as a partner in Washington, DC.

03 February 2021

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