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    JBS USA names global head of legal and compliance


    JBS USA has named Kevin Arquit to the newly created role of chief legal officer. Arquit will be responsible for leading the company’s global legal, ethics, and compliance efforts.

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    IEX Group appoints head of legal and compliance


    IEX Group has appointed Rachel Barnett as chief legal officer. She will oversee all legal and compliance matters for the financial technology company.

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    Ex-CFTC Chair Heath Tarbert joins Citadel as chief legal officer


    Heath Tarbert, former chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, has been named chief legal officer at Citadel Securities.

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    Moderna adds chief legal officer


    Pharmaceuticals and biotechnology firm Moderna announced the appointment of Shannon Thyme Klinger as chief legal officer, effective June 1.

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    Novartis legal chief to resign


    Swiss-based pharmaceutical firm Novartis announced Chief Legal Officer Shannon Thyme Klinger has decided to resign and return to the United States to take an executive role at a biotechnology company.

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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, ...