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Simpson Grierson appoints new competition partner

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Competition specialist Elisabeth Welson has been appointed partner in the Wellington office of Simpson Grierson.

Liedekerke Wolter Waelbroeck & Kirkpatrick merges with Schiltz Linden Grolig

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Belgian firm Liedekerke Wolter Waelbroek & Kirkpatrick has merged with primarily Flemish boutique practice Schiltz Linden Grolig to improve its national coverage.

Former FTC man joins Hogan & Hartson

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The former Assistant Director of the FTC’s Premerger Notification office, Joseph Krauss, has joined Washington DC firm Hogan & Hartson as counsel.

Olswang goes to Brussels

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UK firm Olswang is increasing its strength in the competition field with a new office in Brussels and new recruitment in London.

Wilmer Cutler & Pickering picks up competition strength in Europe and Washington

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Former German Federal Minister of Transport Matthias Wissmann, joined the Berlin office of Wilmer, Cutler and Pickeing at the beginning of March.

New competition base for Feddersen in Düsseldorf

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German firm Feddersen Laule Scherzberg & Ohle Hansen Ewerwahn is to build a new antitrust focus in Düsseldorf headed by partner Horst Henschen.

Italian merger

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Italian law firms Erede e Associati, Bonelli e Associati and Pappalardo e Associati are merging to create the largest law firm in Italy, with approximately 100 lawyers.

Pünder moves offices in Brussels

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German law firm Pünder Volhard Weber & Axster is consolidating and strengthening its competition activities in Brussels.

Bright future for Clifford Chance

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One of Linklaters’ leading competition lawyers, Christopher Bright, has left the firm to become managing partner of Clifford Chance’s European competition practice.

Twenty years of Allen & Overy in Brussels, 20 fewer Commissioners

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March 16 was prematurely springlike in the Cercle Royal Gardens in Brussels as Allen & Overy celebrated 20 years of doing business in the Belgian capital with a birthday seminar which attracted well over 100 lawyers, regulators and firm clients from around the world.