Region: International

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

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

Ex-FATF chief: majority of money laundering still involves cash

“We need to be careful that we don’t lose track of where most money is being laundered,” said the ex-FATF chief.

17 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

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

People News: Swedbank hires chief compliance officer

In today’s roundup, Swedbank has hired a new compliance head and a former SEC regional director has joined Greenberg Traurig.

27 January 2022

People News: Ex-Credit Suisse compliance official joins FRA

FRA has hired a former Credit Suisse compliance official and the Financial Action Task Force’s ex-chief David Lewis has joined a US risk consultancy.

19 January 2022

IBA hits out at UN, OECD and FATF over privilege comments

The International Bar Association has published a statement defending the principle of legal professional privilege from “international attack”.

17 January 2022

People News: Kingsley Napley hires barrister to co-lead new practice

Kingsley Napley hires a barrister to co-lead a new practice aimed at helping high-profile clients at risk of prosecution, and PwC adds a former US Treasury Department official to its cyber and risk team.

13 January 2022

Integrity standards stagnate during pandemic

12 January 2022

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