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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.

Jones Day grows in Germany

Jones Day grows in Germany

26 July 2017

Jürgen Beninca has left Morgan Lewis & Bockius to join Jones Day as a partner in Frankfurt.

Hoffman leaves Shearman to join US FTC  

Hoffman leaves Shearman to join US FTC  

20 July 2017

Former US Federal Trade Commission official D Bruce Hoffman is leaving his new law firm, Shearman & Sterling, to return to the agency as acting head of its bureau of competition.

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.