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Czech court confirms €1.5 million abuse of dominance fine

Czech court confirms €1.5 million abuse of dominance fine

24 February 2017

A regional court dismissed an appeal by RWE Supply & Trading last week, confirming a decade-old enforcement decision that held the company harmed rivals’ ability to compete in the country’s wholesale gas market.

Last chance to vote for GCR Awards

23 February 2017

Voting for the GCR Awards 2017 closes at midnight (EST) on 24 February.

Clifford Chance loses last Paris partner

Clifford Chance loses last Paris partner

20 February 2017

Clifford Chance Paris competition head Patrick Hubert has moved to Orrick Rambaud Martel, leaving his former firm with no France-based competition partners.

Hausfeld to grow in Düsseldorf

Hausfeld to grow in Düsseldorf

17 February 2017

Alex Petrasincu is set to head Hausfeld’s new Düsseldorf office, following his promotion to partner.

Ohlhausen taps Lipsky to lead US FTC's bureau of competition

Ohlhausen taps Lipsky to lead US FTC's bureau of competition

17 February 2017

Acting US Federal Trade Commission chair Maureen Ohlhausen yesterday tapped Latham & Watkins antitrust partner Abbott “Tad” Lipsky to lead the agency’s bureau of competition.

Linklaters hires from Polish enforcer

Linklaters hires from Polish enforcer

15 February 2017

Agata Zawlocka-Turno joined Linklaters as of counsel this week, leaving her position as head of legal counsel at Poland’s competition authority.

Euclid merges with EDGE

Euclid merges with EDGE

09 February 2017

London competition boutique Euclid Law has announced a merger today with Brussels-based boutique EDGE Legal.

Eversheds hires in London

Eversheds hires in London

07 February 2017

Peter Harper today joined Eversheds Sutherland as a partner in London.

GCR Awards 2017: voting now open

GCR Awards 2017: voting now open

06 February 2017

Readers are invited to vote for the cases, law firms, lawyers, economists and enforcers they believe excelled in 2016.

Ashurst hires in Milan

Ashurst hires in Milan

01 February 2017

Gabriele Accardo has joined Ashurst as competition and EU counsel in Milan.

Herbert Smith hires Meijer in South Africa

Herbert Smith hires Meijer in South Africa

01 February 2017

Jean Meijer today joined Herbert Smith Freehills in Johannesburg as the firm’s first competition partner in South Africa, after 10 years in the partnership of Bowman Gilfillan.

AlixPartners promotes three in London

31 January 2017

Global business advisory firm AlixPartners has promoted three competition economists as part of its economics consultancy team in London: Matt Hunt to managing director, Simon Maunder to director, and Felix Hammeke to vice-president.