Topic: Cybercrime

Former EDNY criminal division chief heads to Vinson & Elkins

In an interview with GIR, James McGovern said he sees New York’s southern and eastern districts leading the charge in the crypto space.

01 August 2023

New cyber unit could lead to more turf wars in DOJ, lawyers say

A new section in the National Security Division will devote more resources to cybercrime, but lawyers said it may compete with a Criminal Division unit for cases.

21 July 2023

Sujit Raman: “my team is often called upon to fill the gap”

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Sujit Raman, Blockchain intelligence company TRM Labs’ chief legal officer, tells GIR about how recent enforcement actions have shaped his organisation’s approach to compliance, as well as the challenges he faces working with private practice lawyers on investigations.

10 July 2023

National Security Division seeks new FARA unit chief

The new hire will replace Jennifer Kennedy Gellie and also serve as deputy chief for the counterintelligence section.

06 July 2023

CFTC launches enforcement task forces for environmental crime, cybersecurity

30 June 2023

Lisa Monaco announces task force to protect advanced technology

The DOJ will collaborate with the Department of Commerce to strengthen export controls surrounding supercomputing and other emerging technologies.

16 February 2023

GIR’s top stories of 2022

The GIR editorial team is taking a break from regular news briefings over the next couple of weeks. We will be back on 3 January. In the meantime, please enjoy this selection of some of our favourite and most-read stories. Happy holidays!

18 December 2022

Dechert and former partners face new hacking claim

New US litigation by businessman Farhad Azima claims that law firm Dechert and its disgraced former head of white-collar crime attempted to cover up their involvement in the alleged hacking of his private emails.

17 October 2022

John Carlin: DOJ is focused on “carrots and sticks” of corporate enforcement

The former DOJ official, who most recently served as an adviser to Attorney General Merrick Garland and Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco, spoke to GIR shortly after joining Paul Weiss to co-lead its cybersecurity and data protection practice.

12 October 2022

Reuters: US prosecutors seek Binance AML docs

02 September 2022

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