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US DOJ antitrust nominee moving toward confirmation

US DOJ antitrust nominee moving toward confirmation

22 September 2017

US Senator Mike Lee has called for the confirmation of President Donald Trump's pick to head the US Department of Justice's antitrust division, Makan Delrahim, whose nomination has languished on the Senate floor for months.

Stewarts appoints antitrust litigation co-heads

Stewarts appoints antitrust litigation co-heads

22 September 2017

Kate Pollock and Kenny Henderson are set to become the heads of plaintiff-side UK litigation firm Stewarts Law's competition team, following Jonathan Sinclair's decision to step back from casework.

CADE annuls appointment of general superintendent

CADE annuls appointment of general superintendent

15 September 2017

Brazil's president Michel Temer has surprised local practitioners by annulling the appointment of Amanda Athayde Linhares Martins as general superintendent of the country's competition authority, and replacing her with current commissioner Alexandre Cordeiro Macedo.

White & Case grows in Italy and Japan

White & Case grows in Italy and Japan

13 September 2017

White & Case has expanded its global competition practice with a lateral hire in Milan, and the addition of a former official from Japan's Fair Trade Commission in Tokyo.

Observers troubled by new Polish competition head

Observers troubled by new Polish competition head

01 September 2017

Polish president Beata Syzdlo's appointment of Michał Holeksa to head the antitrust arm of the country's Office of Competition and Consumer Protection has surprised local competition experts.

Brazil names new CADE superintendent

30 August 2017

Brazil's president Michel Temer appointed Amanda Athayde Linhares Martins as general superintendent of the country's competition authority on 24 August.

Quinn Emanuel to open in Stuttgart

Quinn Emanuel to open in Stuttgart

29 August 2017

Litigation boutique Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan will open a fourth German office this autumn with the hire of a Latham & Watkins antitrust lawyer.

Trump reportedly poised to choose Simons as FTC chair

Trump reportedly poised to choose Simons as FTC chair

09 August 2017

President Donald Trump is said to be set to choose former US Federal Trade Commission official and Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison partner Joseph Simons as the head of the commission, bypassing current acting chairman Maureen Ohlhausen.

Licks Attorneys hires from TozziniFreire in São Paulo

Licks Attorneys hires from TozziniFreire in São Paulo

09 August 2017

Luciana Martorano has left TozziniFreire Advogados to open a São Paulo competition practice for Licks Attorneys.

Coscelli appointed CMA head

Coscelli appointed CMA head

26 July 2017

Andrea Coscelli has become the permanent chief executive of the UK's antitrust enforcer, just over a year after he was appointed its acting head.