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Binance.US ex-CEO to head crypto start-up Bitfury

Former OCC official Brian Brooks left the crypto exchange’s US business after only a few months in charge.

05 November 2021

Counsel Watch: the lawyers who helped Rolls-Royce close out a Brazilian bribery probe

Lawyers in London and Brasília have helped Rolls-Royce resolve the final Brazilian strand of a long-running corruption case and Morrison & Foerster has steered a Chinese electronics company to a settlement over claims it sold millions of defective dehumidifiers.

04 November 2021

People News: CFTC commissioner joins crypto firm

In the latest People News, a former CFTC commissioner has joined a crypto exchange and Quinn Emanuel has hired a former senior SEC official.

03 November 2021

US fills major prosecutorial posts

The US Senate has confirmed a new head of the Department of Justice’s national security division and a US attorney for the District of Columbia.

29 October 2021

People News: Biden taps Greenberg lawyer to head New Jersey prosecutor’s office

The White House has announced its nominations for new US attorneys in New Jersey and Chicago, and a cryptocurrency exchange has hired a former Serious Fraud Office investigator as its head of compliance.

28 October 2021

People News: former SFO head to leave Slaughter and May

In the latest people news roundup, ex-SFO director David Green will leave Slaughter and May and the Manhattan federal prosecutor’s office appointed a new chief of its criminal division.

21 October 2021

ZTE beefs up legal team during sanctions monitorship

The lawyers have joined the case following a report that a court-appointed monitor is seeking to extend his term by leveraging his friendship with a federal judge.

19 October 2021

New HFW partners: UK corporate enforcement on the rise

Barry Vitou and Anne-Marie Ottaway spoke to GIR about white-collar investigations trends soon after joining their new firm.

19 October 2021

Counsel Watch: the lawyers on the Petrofac and NatWest guilty pleas

A veteran London barrister has acted in the convictions of two corporates in as many weeks, and Clifford Chance has helped resolve financial crime investigations on both sides of the Atlantic.

11 October 2021

People News: new US attorneys for SDNY and EDNY

In the latest roundup, the US Senate recently confirmed new leaders for the US attorney’s offices in Manhattan and Brooklyn, and a flurry of white-collar partner-level moves in the US and UK.

11 October 2021

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