Community News

BLP grows in Moscow

BLP grows in Moscow

24 April 2017

Vitaly Dianov has been elected to the partnership at Berwin Leighton Paisner’s Russian practice Goltsblat BLP.

Allen & Overy promotes in London

21 April 2017

Allen & Overy has promoted Dominic Long to partner, effective 1 May.

Skadden promotes in Brussels

Skadden promotes in Brussels

19 April 2017

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom has promoted counsel Giorgio Motta to partner in Brussels.

Shearman launches in Italy

Shearman launches in Italy

13 April 2017

Shearman & Sterling has hired former European Commission official Paolisa Nebbia as counsel to launch an Italian antitrust practice.

Greek official Loukas joins Potamitis Vekris

Greek official Loukas joins Potamitis Vekris

11 April 2017

Dimitris Loukas, the former vice-president of Greece’s competition enforcer, joined Athens law firm Potamitis Vekris last week.

US DOJ announces new acting head

US DOJ announces new acting head

05 April 2017

As it awaits the Senate confirmation of Makan Delrahim, the US Department of Justice’s antitrust division announced today that former DOJ attorney Andrew Finch will rejoin the department as acting assistant attorney general for antitrust.

Slaughter and May promotes in Brussels and plans to expand

Slaughter and May promotes in Brussels and plans to expand

03 April 2017

Slaughter and May has promoted Kerry O’Connell in Brussels, and plans to shift six members of its London antitrust team to the Belgian city.

AB InBev/SABMiller wins Matter of the Year at GCR Awards 2017

AB InBev/SABMiller wins Matter of the Year at GCR Awards 2017

29 March 2017

At the seventh annual GCR Awards on 28 March, Global Competition Review celebrated the best in competition enforcement, merger and cartel defence and overall achievement, including awarding the legion of lawyers who made “beer-mageddon” come to fruition.

GCR awards 2017 - in pictures

GCR awards 2017 - in pictures

29 March 2017

The GCR Awards last night, held at the JW Marriott in Washington, DC, brought out the best of the antitrust world. Here is a snapshot of that night, which was sponsored by Compass Lexecon, Mattos Filho, and Norton Rose Fulbright – and raised valuable funds for the Swawou School Foundation.

CRA promotes in London

CRA promotes in London

21 March 2017

Simon Chisholm, the former head of merger economics for the UK Competition and Markets Authority, will become a vice president at Charles River Associates effective 1 April.