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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

White-collar lawyers join Holman Fenwick Willan

Two UK investigations lawyers, who represented US engineering company KBR in its recent landmark win against the SFO, have left Miami-headquartered Greenberg Traurig to join their new firm in London.

04 October 2021

People News: OECD begins search for new chair of bribery working group

The Organisation of Economic Co-Operation and Development has begun its search for a new chair of its bribery working group, and cryptocurrency exchange Binance has hired two former Internal Revenue Service cyber specialists.

01 October 2021

People News: former US prosecutors head for private practice

In the latest people news, nine former US federal prosecutors from across the country have decamped to private practice, as has an ex-SEC official.

20 September 2021

Former top US export official moves into consulting

Cordell Hull, the former head of the US export control enforcer, has joined a Washington, DC consulting firm founded by the current US secretary of state.

17 September 2021

People News: former Fifa integrity manager moves to world anti-doping body

Nicholas Raudenski, a former integrity official at football governing bodies Fifa and Uefa, has become the head of intelligence and investigations at the Lausanne-based International Testing Agency.

09 September 2021

Counsel Watch: French firm guides JPMorgan to multi-million tax settlement and defendants lawyer up in SFO bribery trial

A co-founder of French firm Kiehman & Marembert has helped US investment bank JPMorgan reach a €25 million tax fraud settlement with French prosecutors following a six-year-long investigation.

07 September 2021

People News: MIMF Unit official heads to private practice

The principal assistant chief of the Fraud Section’s market integrity and major frauds unit is joining a law firm in Washington, DC, and Dechert has hired a former federal prosecutor who featured in GIR’s most recent Women in Investigations survey.

27 August 2021

People News: top New York regulator resigns amid Cuomo scandal

The head of New York state’s financial services regulator has stepped down following the resignation of Governor Andrew Cuomo, and a senior compliance lawyer has left Nokia for Swiss technology company ABB.

16 August 2021

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