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Brazil names new CADE superintendent

30 August 2017

Brazil's president Michel Temer appointed Amanda Athayde Linhares Martins as general superintendent of the country's competition authority on 24 August.

Quinn Emanuel to open in Stuttgart

Quinn Emanuel to open in Stuttgart

29 August 2017

Litigation boutique Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan will open a fourth German office this autumn with the hire of a Latham & Watkins antitrust lawyer.

Trump reportedly poised to choose Simons as FTC chair

Trump reportedly poised to choose Simons as FTC chair

09 August 2017

President Donald Trump is said to be set to choose former US Federal Trade Commission official and Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison partner Joseph Simons as the head of the commission, bypassing current acting chairman Maureen Ohlhausen.

Licks Attorneys hires from TozziniFreire in São Paulo

Licks Attorneys hires from TozziniFreire in São Paulo

09 August 2017

Luciana Martorano has left TozziniFreire Advogados to open a São Paulo competition practice for Licks Attorneys.

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.