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Paul Hastings recruits veteran DOJ prosecutor

The firm added Leo Tsao, a former senior DOJ prosecutor who previously worked on investigations into Goldman Sachs and Och-Ziff, to its white-collar and fintech practices.

07 March 2022

People News: South Africa appoints new anti-corruption chief

In the latest roundup, South Africa has tapped a state prosecutor to lead its anti-corruption agency and Morrison & Foerster has hired a federal prosecutor to bolster its Boston investigations team.

02 March 2022

Squire Patton Boggs recruits in London and Paris

Squire Patton Boggs bolstered its investigations practice by adding lawyers formerly with Peters & Peters, Fulcrum Chambers, Howard Kennedy and ebl Lexington Avocats.

02 March 2022

People News: DOJ adds new senior lawyer to Criminal Division

A new deputy assistant attorney general has joined the Criminal Division at Main Justice and firms including Cohen & Gresser, Vinson & Elkins and DLA Piper announced new additions to their white-collar and litigation teams.

25 February 2022

People News: Brazil investigations firm splits

In the latest roundup, the founding partners of FeldensMadruga in Brazil have decided to part ways, and Herbert Smith Freehills has hired an Italian investigations lawyer and his team to bolster its Milan office.

16 February 2022

Morgan Lewis recruits SEC’s former acting deputy enforcement director

Kelly Gibson, who also led the agency’s ESG task force, said the SEC already has “the tools in its toolbox” to bring greenwashing cases.

14 February 2022

Counsel Watch: Lawyers appointed to investigate SFO failings

In the latest Counsel Watch, two veteran London lawyers have been hired to conduct separate reviews into failings on high-profile Serious Fraud Office probes, and a Dutch law firm has sued the country’s prosecutors over alleged privilege violations.

11 February 2022

People News: white-collar lawyers follow former Boies Schiller managing partner to new firm

Matt Getz and Tracey Dovaston have joined Boies Schiller’s former London managing partner Natasha Harrison at her new venture and social media platform TikTok has added a Panasonic senior executive to oversee its legal and compliance matters.

07 February 2022

Güralp chairman opens investigations-focused consulting business

“Being the CEO of a company that discovers bribery is very lonely; it would have been good to meet someone like myself who had that experience,” said Christopher Potts, who led Güralp to a foreign bribery settlement in 2019.

03 February 2022

Cohen & Gresser signs ex-SFO director

Sir David Green CB QC joins up with former SFO colleague John Gibson at his new firm. “His decision to join Cohen & Gresser is further proof of the firm’s growing strength and reputation,” global managing partner Lawrence T Gresser said.

01 February 2022

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