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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.

Donald Affleck, 1939-2017

Donald Affleck, 1939-2017

30 January 2017

Competition lawyers across Canada have paid tribute to Donald Scott Affleck QC, who passed away last week in Toronto.

Oxera promotes in Brussels and London

26 January 2017

Oxera has promoted Nicole Robins and Avantika Chowdury to principal in its Brussels and London offices respectively.

Concerns surface over Trump antitrust picks and policies

Concerns surface over Trump antitrust picks and policies

25 January 2017

While several Washington, DC, antitrust veterans are interested in filling senior enforcement positions in the Trump administration, potential choices for those posts remain concerned about the possibility of White House interference that would impede their core mission of enforcing the antitrust laws.

Reed Smith picks up three KWM competition partners

24 January 2017

Reed Smith this week hired three antitrust partners in Paris and Frankfurt from King & Wood Mallesons, a few days after the latter firm’s European arm filed for administration.

Covington makes KWM competition hire

Covington makes KWM competition hire

17 January 2017

Louise Freeman joined Covington & Burling from King & Wood Mallesons yesterday.

Blakes promotes three

Blakes promotes three

17 January 2017

Blakes promoted associates Cassandra Brown, Joshua Krane, and Kevin MacDonald in their Toronto office on 1 January.

Baker Botts promotes in Brussels

Baker Botts promotes in Brussels

16 January 2017

Baker Botts promoted David Cardwell to counsel on 1 January.

Three competition barristers take silk

Three competition barristers take silk

13 January 2017

Three of the 113 barristers appointed Queen’s Counsel yesterday have substantial competition practices.

NERA grows in Paris

NERA grows in Paris

12 January 2017

NERA Economic Consulting has recruited Alexandre Carbonnel from Charles River Associates as a consultant.