HSF hires from Linklaters, MoFo from Reed Smith

Morrison & Foerster has recruited the co-chair of Reed Smith’s global fintech practice as a partner in its New York office, while Herbert Smith Freehills has recruited a Linklaters financial services regulatory specialist in London.

29 September 2021

Jones Day hires from JPMorgan Chase, Reed Smith hires from Jones Day

Jones Day has hired an in-house fintech specialist at JPMorgan Chase for its New York financial markets practice, as Washington, DC partner Lisa Ledbetter departs for Reed Smith.

17 September 2021

Biden moves to fill CFTC vacancies

The Biden administration has tapped the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s acting chair Rostin Behnam to fill the role on a permanent basis, and nominated replacements for two of the Commission’s three vacancies.

15 September 2021

Bank of America names in-houser as GC

Lauren Mogensen, Bank of America’s global compliance and operational risk executive, is set to succeed David Leitch as the bank’s general counsel later this year.

13 September 2021

Simmons & Simmons hires from Hogan Lovells in London

Payments regulatory practitioner Oliver Irons is set to join Simmons & Simmons as a partner in its London office.

09 September 2021

Skadden hires from OCC

A senior hand at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency has joined Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom.

08 September 2021

Fieldfisher hires from BNY Mellon; Ashurst appoints in Sydney

A Bank of New York Mellon managing counsel has joined Fieldfisher's London office, while Ashurst has continued the expansion of its finreg practice with a new partner hire in Sydney.

19 August 2021

Heads Up: with Linklaters’ Peter Bevan

“I think we will begin to see a fair degree of divergence”: In the first of GBRR’s "Heads Up" series, profiling the heads of banking regulatory practices, we sat down with Linklaters’ global head of financial regulation Peter Bevan, to discuss the future of UK and EU regulation post-Brexit, the challenges of running a global practice, and why the shift to sustainability may be the dominating theme of the next decade of regulation.

16 August 2021

Lacewell to exit NYDFS following Cuomo report

The superintendent of New York’s financial regulator has announced her resignation, after being named in the state attorney general’s report on allegations of sexual harassment by Governor Andrew Cuomo.

16 August 2021

Binance and Coinbase shed recent regulatory hires

Crypto exchanges Binance and Coinbase have lost their recent big-name hires from US regulators – former acting comptroller of the currency Brian Brooks and the SEC’s former trading and markets division director Brett Redfearn respectively – who have both departed after only months in post.

11 August 2021

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