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BaFin’s hire of FINMA head a “quantum leap” for German banking

Germany’s government has recruited the head of Switzerland’s financial markets authority to lead its own watchdog BaFin.

24 March 2021

A&O’s Katz joins Ashurst

Ashurst has hired Allen & Overy’s Etay Katz as a partner in its London office.

18 March 2021

ESMA taps French regulator for new director

Europe’s securities regulator has gone to France’s financial watchdog for its next executive director.

17 March 2021

Former OCC head Brooks joins blockchain startup

The United States’ former acting Comptroller of the Currency has joined the board of a blockchain credit startup, as the identity of his successor remains unknown.

17 March 2021

Jones Day hires from Goldman Sachs

A Goldman Sachs senior counsel is joining Jones Day in its New York office.

11 March 2021

FCA and MAS name women to senior leadership roles

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority will have a majority-female executive committee after making four new senior appointments, while Singapore’s regulator has announced its new head of financial supervision.

09 March 2021

Former SEC chair returns to Sullivan & Cromwell

Former Securities & Exchange Commission chair Jay Clayton is returning to his old firm Sullivan & Cromwell.

19 February 2021

CFTC’s Sterling to Jones Day, FCA’s Woolard to EY

The former head of the US Commodities and Futures Trading Commission’s market participants division, and the former interim chief executive of the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority, have both announced their respective private practice destinations after leaving government service.

19 February 2021

Cravath hires Debevoise partner Portilla

Debevoise & Plimpton partner David Portilla, one of GBRR’s “45 under 45”, has joined Cravath Swaine & Moore in its New York office.

17 February 2021

Skadden hires old SEC hand

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom has hired the SEC’s former international affairs director Raquel Fox as a partner in its Washington, DC office.

21 January 2021

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