Region: International

People News: UK barrister returns to Foundry Chambers

In the latest People News round up, Mukul Chawla QC has rejoined Foundry Chambers and BDO has hired a new head of forensic services in Israel.

21 December 2021

People News: Kobre & Kim boosts investigations practice

In the latest People News roundup, Kobre & Kim has expanded its investigations teams in the UK and Dubai, and Ashurst has poached a Japan-based sanctions specialist from Freshfields.

29 November 2021

OECD urges global cooperation to fight international corruption

The OECD has urged countries to work together to crack down on international bribery in the body’s first new anti-corruption standards in over a decade.

26 November 2021

Interpol elects UAE official accused of complicity in torture

25 November 2021

People News: SEC appoints new PCAOB chair; US firm hires from Goldman

In the latest People News roundup, the SEC has picked a Kirkland & Ellis lawyer to chair the PCAOB and Orrick poaches Goldman Sachs’ global head of litigation.

09 November 2021

People News: CFTC commissioner joins crypto firm

In the latest People News, a former CFTC commissioner has joined a crypto exchange and Quinn Emanuel has hired a former senior SEC official.

03 November 2021

People News: former SFO head to leave Slaughter and May

In the latest people news roundup, ex-SFO director David Green will leave Slaughter and May and the Manhattan federal prosecutor’s office appointed a new chief of its criminal division.

21 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

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

Swiss privilege ruling a concern for companies seeking legal advice outside of Europe

One Swiss lawyer said the country’s parliament should examine the “unacceptable” ruling that permits prosecutors to seize legal advice given by lawyers outside of Europe in certain circumstances.

23 July 2021

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