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CADE appoints new president and commissioner

CADE appoints new president and commissioner

05 May 2017

Observers in Brazil have raised concerns that new nominees for president and commissioner of the country’s competition watchdog have no antitrust background, but say the two appointees could do a good job if they work together with more experienced colleagues.

Glade Michel Wirtz adds third antitrust partner

Glade Michel Wirtz adds third antitrust partner

03 May 2017

Glade Michel Wirtz has promoted counsel Christian Karbaum to partner.

Clifford Chance promotes in Paris and Brussels

Clifford Chance promotes in Paris and Brussels

26 April 2017

Clifford Chance has promoted Katrin Schallenberg and Anastasios Tomtsis to partner in its Paris and Brussels offices respectively.

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.