Daily Archives: March 13, 2019, 5:29 pm

MoFo Hires SEC Vet Jina Choi, Former Head of SF Regional Office | The Recorder

Jina L. Choi, who led the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s San Francisco regional office until November, has made a move to Morrison & Foerster. Choi has joined the firm as a partner in the securities litigation, enforcement and white-collar defense group, MoFo announced Wednesday. via MoFo Hires SEC Vet Jina Choi, Former Head of SF Regional Office | The Recorder.

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KPMG Partner, PCAOB Official Guilty Stealing Board Inspection Schedules – SEC ACTIONS

Former KPMG partner David Middendorf and former PCAOB official Jeffrey Wada were each found guilty of conspiring to steal secret Board inspection schedules for KPMG to give the firm an edge in the process. Each was found guilty of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and wire fraud but acquitted of conspiracy to defraud the government. Previously, co-defendants Thomas Whittle and…

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Former head of public prosecutions barred from dealing with CPS and SFO over conflict fears | City A.M.

The UK’s former director of public prosecutions (DPP) has been barred from contact with agencies such as the Serious Fraud Offices for two years over conflict of interest fears. Alison Saunders, who stepped down as DPP last year to join law firm Linklaters, is not allowed to deal with the Crown Prosecution Services (CPS) or Serious Fraud Office (SFO) for…

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