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Brazil’s Demarest hires investigations lawyer from Koury Lopes Advogados

Demarest Advogados has recruited a white-collar investigations and compliance partner to spearhead its compliance practice in São Paulo.

17 December 2019

People news roundup: disputes partner to become Herbert Smith Freehills CEO

In the latest people news roundup, Herbert Smith Freehills announced that Justin D’Agostino, an executive partner for the global dispute resolution practice, will be its next CEO, while several firms announced a number of lateral hires and promotions.

13 December 2019

DC attorney picked to replace Mandelker as top sanctions official

US President Donald Trump intends to nominate Jessie Liu to be the new undersecretary for terrorism and financial crimes at the US Treasury Department.

11 December 2019

Counsel watch: Icelandic fishing company hires local lawyers in bribery scandal

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In the latest counsel watch, Icelandic fishing company executives have hired local lawyers in an emerging bribery scandal and the daughter of the co-founder of Kazakh mining company ENRC changes counsel.

04 December 2019

People news: Supreme Court veteran joins O’Melveny

In the latest people news roundup, a former US deputy solicitor general has moved to a Washington, DC, white-collar firm, while the SEC has a new chief of its enforcement division’s cyber unit.

04 December 2019

Steptoe opens Hong Kong office with two Clifford Chance hires

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Steptoe & Johnson has recruited Clifford Chance partner Wendy Wysong to launch the firm’s new Hong Kong office.

03 December 2019

People News: SFO chief technology officer moves to private practice

In the latest people news, RPC hires a former SFO chief technology officer and the US Justice Department’s third in charge joins Boies Schiller.

29 November 2019

World Bank anti-corruption chief departs

The head of the World Bank’s Integrity Vice Presidency, Pascale Dubois, has left the international body and been temporarily replaced by a former senior SEC executive.

28 November 2019

Veteran lawyer headed back to the US after SFO secondment

Peter Pope will return to Jenner & Block’s New York office in January 2020 after spending 13 months on secondment at the SFO.

28 November 2019

The FRC recruits former FCA director of investigations

The UK Financial Reporting Council has recruited Jamie Symington from Brown Rudnick in London as it bolsters its enforcement division.

25 November 2019

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