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Hogan Lovells gains partner from Cleary in Paris

Hogan Lovells gains partner from Cleary in Paris

18 July 2017

François Brunet today joined Hogan Lovell’s Paris practice as partner after a 26-year career at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton.

Jon Lawrence to leave Freshfields

Jon Lawrence to leave Freshfields

17 July 2017

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer global antitrust litigation head Jon Lawrence, one of London’s most prolific defence-side antitrust litigators, will become a barrister at Brick Court Chambers next year.

Senior Mexican enforcer joins Creel

Senior Mexican enforcer joins Creel

14 July 2017

Carlos Mena Labarthe yesterday joined Creel García-Cuéllar Aiza y Enríquez in Mexico City as a partner, after leaving his role as head of investigations and enforcement at Mexico’s competition authority.

Spanish authority appoints new advisers to council

Spanish authority appoints new advisers to council

10 July 2017

Spain’s competition enforcer has appointed a new member to its competition chamber and moved a former member to its regulatory chamber.

New CADE president worries lawyers

New CADE president worries lawyers

26 June 2017

Lawyers have expressed concerns that the new president of Brazil’s competition authority lacks the experience necessary for the role, and that the appointment could jeopardise the agency's independence.

Janssens becomes Freshfields global antitrust head

Janssens becomes Freshfields global antitrust head

26 June 2017

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has appointed partner Thomas Janssens as its global competition practice head, a role he takes over from David Broomhall and Martin Klusmann.

Hobbelen swaps Freshfields for Bird & Bird

Hobbelen swaps Freshfields for Bird & Bird

23 June 2017

Hein Hobbelen has left Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer to join Bird & Bird as partner in Brussels and The Hague.

Clifford Chance adds Tayar in Paris

21 June 2017

Willkie Farr & Gallagher partner David Tayar will join Clifford Chance on 3 July.

Snyder to become Hong Kong enforcer’s executive

Snyder to become Hong Kong enforcer’s executive

20 June 2017

Brent Snyder, the deputy assistant attorney general for criminal enforcement at the US Department of Justice’s antitrust division, is set to become the Hong Kong Competition Commission’s next chief executive – prompting observers to foresee a rise in enforcement by the young agency.

Hogan Lovells adds Brussels partner

20 June 2017

Salomé Cisnal de Ugarte will leave Crowell & Moring in August to join Hogan Lovells in Brussels.