BakerPlatt hires ex-US Senate counsel

The US Senate’s former special counsel on foreign relations Jack Blum has joined Jersey-based outfit BakerPlatt, the international alliance partner of UK set Seven Bedford Row. At the Senate, Blum played a key role in the US government’s investigations into BCCI and drug trafficking by General Manuel Noriega, Panama’s former military leader. BakerPlatt specialises in fraud prevention for offshore companies and financial services authorities in the Far East, the Caribbean, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands