Region: Australia

People News: King & Spalding partner moves into US government and Akin Gump GC goes in house

In the latest people news roundup, US President Joe Biden appoints an ex-King & Spalding lawyer as senior White House counsel and Debevoise opens a new US office.

17 March 2021

Rio Tinto set to go to trial in Australia in 2022 over alleged Mozambique fraud

24 February 2021

Australian prosecutors file more charges against former Leighton Offshore executive

23 February 2021

PwC partners could face criminal charges in Australia over alleged privilege misuse

03 February 2021

Australian tax agency reaches $105 million settlement with Israeli banks

Israeli lender Israel Discount Bank and its subsidiary, Mercantile Discount Bank, have agreed to pay $105 million to settle claims they helped a wealthy Australian family evade income tax.

01 February 2021

Australian regulator suffers cyber attack

25 January 2021

US and Australian banks received majority of 2020 fines

12 January 2021

Australia arrests second individual in Unaoil-linked investigation

11 January 2021

Australian Federal Police looking into ex-Leighton Holdings COO

05 January 2021

People News: former SDNY chief moves to Fried Frank

In the latest people news roundup, Manhattan’s former top federal prosecutor Geoffrey Berman has moved into private practice, while Australian casino chain Crown Resorts has hired a new compliance department head amid a money laundering investigation.

02 December 2020

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