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OCC appoints climate risk officer

The United States’ acting comptroller of the currency has continued reorganising his agency with a newly-created climate risk role, as it becomes the latest US federal regulator to join the Network for Greening the Financial System.

28 July 2021

Mayer Brown hires from White & Case

Mayer Brown has hired White & Case partner Francisco García-Naranjo González in its Mexico City office.

22 July 2021

Brown ally named to Treasury financial institutions unit

Joe Biden’s administration has nominated Graham Steele, a former aide of Senate banking committee chair Sherrod Brown, as assistant secretary for financial institutions at the US Treasury.

21 July 2021

Binance hires California’s top regulator, as FinCEN creates digital currency post

Crypto-asset exchange Binance has hired the former head of California’s financial regulator, while the US Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network has created a new post to advise on digital currency issues.

08 July 2021

New leadership at Canada’s OSFI

The CEO of Canada’s deposit insurance agency is set to take over the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions, the country’s chief regulatory body.

28 June 2021

Jones Day hires five in Paris

Jones Day has hired a five-strong team in its Paris financial markets practice, including four Gide Loyrette Nouel lawyers led by the French firm’s former head of financial services Jean-Guillaume de Tocqueville.

04 June 2021

Ashurst hires former Deutsche GC

Former Deutsche Bank general counsel Florian Drinhausen has joined Ashurst, a year after he departed the bank.

21 May 2021

Ashurst and Travers Smith promote in London

Ashurst and Travers Smith have named new partners in their London financial regulatory teams.

14 May 2021

Bird & Bird hires in Stockholm, Arnold & Porter in New York

Bird & Bird has hired the head of Swedish firm MAQS’ banking practice, a former in-houser at Danske Bank, as a new financial regulation partner in Stockholm; while the former deputy general counsel at New York’s Department of Financial Services has joined Arnold & Porter.

12 May 2021

Gibson Dunn recruits HSF Asia practice head in Hong Kong

The head of Herbert Smith Freehills' financial services regulatory practice in Asia has crossed over to Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, bringing three associates with him.

30 April 2021

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