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People News: Former SEC lawyer enters private practice

In the latest people news, a former US Securities and Exchange Commission trial lawyer joins Morrison & Foerster and Simpson Thacher has appointed a new national security regulatory practice leader.

14 February 2020

GIR Practitioner’s Guide launch party – in pictures

Pictures from the launch party for GIR's Practitioner’s Guide to Global Investigations, which is now available online, as an e-book and in hard copy.

14 February 2020

Senior SFO official to join Simmons & Simmons

Simmons & Simmons is expanding its criminal investigations practice with the addition of the SFO’s Camilla de Silva, who oversaw the agency’s corruption settlements with Airbus and Rolls-Royce.

12 February 2020

Counsel Watch

In the latest counsel watch, a Colombian airline brings in external counsel for an internal investigation amid fallout from Airbus’s record-breaking bribery settlement, while Amazon’s owner recruits a leading cybersecurity expert to determine whether his phone was hacked by the Saudi Arabian crown prince.

06 February 2020

Former DC assistant US attorney joins Mayer Brown

Mayer Brown has recruited Paul Hastings partner Michael Levy to join its Washington, DC, office.

04 February 2020

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

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