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Biden’s DOJ begins to take shape

Several white-collar defence lawyers have taken up leadership slots at the US Department of Justice.

21 January 2021

FCPA assistant chief slated for UK secondment

An assistant chief in the DOJ’s foreign bribery unit is being seconded to two UK enforcement agencies.

21 January 2021

People news: Biden taps prominent white-collar lawyers amid a rush of US lawyer moves

In the latest people news, a flurry of activity in the US with the Biden administration appointing WilmerHale, MoFo and Cooley lawyers for senior positions, several US prosecutors jumping to private practice as well as a number of lateral hires.

21 January 2021

Switzerland homes in on former Julius Baer exec over alleged money laundering in Venezuela

The Swiss financial regulator has launched enforcement proceedings against a “high-ranking” ex-manager at Julius Baer for allegedly committing “serious breaches" of the country’s anti-money laundering regulations.

21 January 2021

UK court rejects hedge fund employee’s European Arrest Warrant challenge

The court described the defendant’s challenge as “so hopeless that it is not properly arguable”, but experts say the case provides clarity on the UK’s post-Brexit extradition arrangement.

20 January 2021

GIR’s In-House Investigator Series: Lara Kroop Delamarre

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Lara Kroop Delamarre, the Paris-based head of global investigations for French food products company Danone, tells GIR about her past as a Justice Department prosecutor, the factors she considers when deciding whether to bring in external counsel and what she looks for in a private practice lawyer.

20 January 2021

Former SBM Offshore exec accused of conspiring to pay bribes for Iraqi oil contracts

A former SBM Offshore sales manager took part in a plot to bribe Iraqi officials as the country struggled to revive its “dilapidated” oil industry, the UK’s anti-fraud agency has alleged in a London court.

20 January 2021

The World Bank’s increasing focus on high-impact cases and compliance

Defence lawyers and former World Bank officials tell GIR how the Integrity Vice Presidency has changed, and where it is headed.

19 January 2021

New Jersey US attorney joins King & Spalding

Craig Carpenito, the former top prosecutor in New Jersey, spoke to GIR about his work tackling white-collar crime in the healthcare and life sciences sector.

19 January 2021

Former House investigator, Manhattan prosecutor joins boutique

Daniel Noble, a former Manhattan prosecutor and House investigator who worked on the first impeachment of President Trump, has joined a Connecticut boutique firm.

19 January 2021

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