Lisa Osofsky

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Person.png Lisa Osofsky  Rdf-icon.png
(Lawyer, spook, deep state operative?)
Lisa Osofsky.jpeg
HSBC paid Lisa’s firm $200m a year to monitor the Deferred Prosecution Agreement[1]
Nationality American, British
Alma mater Amherst College, Harvard Law School
Spouse Marc Wasserman

Employment.png SFO/Director

In office
28 August 2018 - Present
Preceded by Mark Thompson

Lisa Osofsky is an American-British lawyer who became Director of the UK's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) on 28 August 2018.

Early life

Lisa Osofsky has dual American and British nationality. She earned a bachelor's degree from Amherst College, and a juris doctor from Harvard Law School.

Career

Lisa Osofsky worked for Goldman Sachs.[2] She also worked the FBI as deputy general counsel.[3] She was then managing director and European head of investigations at Exiger, whom she joined in 2003.[4]

In June 2018, it was announced that Osofsky would succeed the SFO's interim director Mark Thompson (who was standing in since David Green left) on 3 September,[5][6] although she in fact took over on 28 August.[7]

Personal life

Lisa Osofsky is married to fellow lawyer Marc Wasserman.[8]

In October 2017 she took out an HSBC mortgage to buy a £3.3m flat in Kensington.[9]

 

Related Document

TitleTypePublication dateAuthor(s)Description
Document:The HSBC CabalArticle11 October 2018Nicholas WilsonHSBC paid Lisa Osofsky’s firm $200m a year to monitor the Deferred Prosecution Agreement in the US


References

  1. Document:The HSBC Cabal
  2. https://www.fnlondon.com/articles/serious-fraud-office-names-new-head-20180604
  3. "Lisa Osofsky confirmed as next SFO director". 4 June 2018. Retrieved 5 June 2018.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. "Lisa Osofsky confirmed as next director of the Serious Fraud Office". LegalWeek.com. Retrieved 5 June 2018.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. Goodley, Simon (4 June 2018). "Ex-FBI lawyer Lisa Osofsky named as head of Serious Fraud Office". the Guardian. Retrieved 5 June 2018.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  6. "New head of the Serious Fraud Office announced". Retrieved 5 June 2018.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  7. https://www.sfo.gov.uk/about-us/biographies/
  8. "Arguments In Favor Of Top Prosecutor In Oklahoma City Case". Retrieved 5 June 2018.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  9. "Tweet". Retrieved 10 October 2018.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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