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    Visa announces new general counsel amid legal shakeup


    Visa announced the appointment of Kelly Mahon Tullier to the newly created position of EVP, chief legal and administrative officer. Julie Rottenberg was subsequently appointed to succeed Tullier as general counsel and SVP.

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    Penn National general counsel to retire


    Penn National Gaming announced Carl Sottosanti, executive vice president, general counsel and secretary, plans to retire, effective Dec. 31. Veteran gaming industry legal executive Harper Ko will take over as his successor.

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    SoftBank promotes compliance officer to legal chief


    SoftBank Group continues to shake its executive ranks up, announcing the appointment of Tim Mackey to the role of chief legal officer. Mackey had just been appointed group compliance officer of SoftBank in September.

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    Embattled FirstEnergy parts with legal, ethics chiefs


    Embroiled in the Ohio nuclear bailout federal corruption scandal, FirstEnergy Corp. continued to clean house with the firing of Chief Legal Officer Robert Reffner and General Counsel and Chief Ethics Officer Ebony Yeboah-Amankwah.

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    Whirlpool adds new legal chief


    Kitchen and laundry appliance manufacturer Whirlpool Corp. announced Ava Harter will join the company as senior vice president and chief legal officer, effective Dec. 1.

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    Libra gets new legal chief as general counsel departs


    Fledgling digital currency group the Libra Association has appointed Steve Bunnell as chief legal officer as General Counsel Robert Werner steps away from the group after three months on the job.

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    USAA tabs legal chief, general counsel


    Insurance provider USAA has named Bob Johnson its chief legal officer and general counsel, reporting to CEO Wayne Peacock.

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    Coinbase poaches Facebook deputy GC for legal chief role


    Cryptocurrency marketplace Coinbase announced the addition of Facebook VP and Deputy General Counsel Paul Grewal as chief legal officer.

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    Fresenius appoints chief legal and compliance officer


    Fresenius SE Co. KGaA, the majority shareholder of Fresenius Medical Care, appointed Dr. Sebastian Biedenkopf to its management board as chief legal and compliance officer and labor relations director.

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    Robinhood appoints new legal chief


    Popular investment app Robinhood announced Dan Gallagher will join the company as chief legal officer.

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    Harley-Davidson names chief compliance officer


    Motorcycle manufacturer Harley-Davidson announced the promotion of Paul Krause to chief legal and compliance officer in a recent regulatory filing.

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    Sempra Energy compliance chief resigns


    Sempra Energy announced the resignation of President and Chief Legal Officer George Bilicic with “good reason.” Bilicic was also the company’s chief compliance officer.

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    Nasdaq has a new chief legal officer


    Nasdaq has named John Zecca as executive vice president and chief legal officer, responsible for managing Nasdaq’s regulatory oversight, legal counsel, and compliance across the company’s global businesses.

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    Petco names chief legal officer and corporate secretary


    Petco, a pet specialty retail company, has appointed Genevieve Kelly as chief legal officer and corporate secretary overseeing all legal, corporate governance, and regulatory affairs for the company.

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    LPL names chief legal and risk officer


    Retail investment advisory firm and independent broker-dealer LPL Financial, a wholly owned subsidiary of LPL Financial Holdings, has announced that Michelle Oroschakoff, current managing director and chief risk officer, will expand her responsibilities to include oversight of the firm’s legal and government relations functions as chief legal and risk officer, ...

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    Innophos Holdings appoints corporate secretary


    Innophos Holdings, an international producer of performance-critical and nutritional specialty ingredients, has appointed Joshua Horenstein as chief legal officer and corporate secretary. In this position, he will serve as the company's general counsel and lead legal expert to advise and provide strategic legal direction and execution for the global organization. ...

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    Target names chief legal officer and general counsel


    Retail company Target has named Don Liu as executive vice president, chief legal officer and general counsel, effective Aug. 22. He replaces Tim Baer who will be retiring in July 2017 after 23 years with the company.

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    Pacific Union appoints chief legal and compliance officer


    Pacific Union Financial, a full-service mortgage company, has hired Karen Crawford as its new chief legal and compliance officer.

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    Former Cigna Chief Compliance Officer Joins Voya Financial


    Voya Financial announced this week that it has appointed Trish Walsh as chief legal officer, effective Sept. 14. In this role, Walsh will oversee all aspects of Voya's law, compliance and external affairs department, serving as an advisor to senior management and the board of directors on legal, compliance, securities ...

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    Harsco Chief Compliance Officer Departs


    Harsco, a global industrial services company, reported in a Form 8-K filing this week that Verona Dorch, chief legal officer, chief compliance officer, and corporate secretary, has left the company. Dorch's employment ended March 10.