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Gibson Dunn gets two new antitrust partners

15 November 2017

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher has made Richard Cunningham in the US and Deirdre Taylor in London partners in the firm’s global antitrust practice, as part of a promotion round of 16 lawyers.

Robins becomes Oxera state aid head

Robins becomes Oxera state aid head

03 November 2017

Oxera has appointed Nicole Robins as partner and the consultancy’s new head of state aid, just 10 months after promoting her to principal.

CNMC appoints new competition advocacy head

CNMC appoints new competition advocacy head

03 November 2017

Spain’s competition agency yesterday appointed Joaquín López Vallés as the new director of its competition advocacy unit, after its former director left in September and it sacked his deputy last month.

Switzerland’s competition watchdog to get new head

Switzerland’s competition watchdog to get new head

02 November 2017

Andreas Heinemann, currently vice president of Switzerland’s Competition Commission, will lead the enforcer when Vincent Martenet steps down in 2018.

Cleary hires Deselaers and promotes counsel

Cleary hires Deselaers and promotes counsel

31 October 2017

Linklaters partner Wolfgang Deselaers will move to Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton in Brussels and Germany next month.

Spain sacks deputy head of advocacy unit

Spain sacks deputy head of advocacy unit

06 October 2017

Spain’s competition enforcer this week sacked the deputy director of its competition advocacy unit, just weeks after unit director Antonio Maudes left his role at the authority.

Ex-US FTC competition director joins Global Antitrust Institute

Ex-US FTC competition director joins Global Antitrust Institute

05 October 2017

Bolstering its team after Koren Wong-Ervin’s departure for Qualcomm, the Global Antitrust Institute has added Abbott “Tad” Lipsky, a former Latham & Watkins partner who recently served as acting director of the US Federal Trade Commission’s bureau of competition.

Delrahim confirmed to lead DOJ’s antitrust division

Delrahim confirmed to lead DOJ’s antitrust division

28 September 2017

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the nomination of President Donald Trump’s pick to lead the Department of Justice’s antitrust division, Makan Delrahim, whose nomination has been delayed for months after Democratic objection.

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.