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Orrick and Rambaud Martel to merge

Premium - 21 October 2005

Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP is poised to acquire Rambaud Martel. The firms have agreed in principle and say they expect to finalise terms by 1 January.

Hersh follows Nicholson to Cassels Brock

Premium - 21 October 2005

Blakes LLP has suffered a second defection from its competition group as Chris Hersh joins Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP. He follows another Blakes competition specialist, Mark Nichoson, who moved to Cassels Brock a year ago. Hersh joins as a partner.

Webber Wentzel hires rival competition specialist

Premium - 21 October 2005

South African law firm Webber Wentzel Bowens has recruited antitrust lawyer Daryl Dingley from Bowman Gilfillan.

Pavia e Ansaldo's split good for rivals

Premium - 21 October 2005

One of Italy's better known law firms has split after lawyers left to create their own firm. The new firm, Agnoli Bernardi e Associati, officially opened on 11 October. The split could prompt some of Pavia's former antitrust clients to consider their options when placing new antitrust work.

Irish agency recruits Canadian

Premium - 19 October 2005

Stanley Wong is joining Ireland's Competition Authority as a member.

Mystery surrounds UK's new advocate general

Premium - 19 October 2005

The UK has appointed Eleanor Sharpston QC as advocate general to the European Court of Justice. But mystery surrounds Sharpston's competition law credentials.

OFT lobbies government

Premium - 19 October 2005

The Office of Fair Trading wrote to the government this week, requesting it control of the UK's new consumer protection agency.

US brings pain to D-RAM makers

Premium - 19 October 2005

US cartel busters are steadily cranking up the fines on the D-RAM cartel, it seems.

Company defeats Swiss dominance ruling

Premium - 19 October 2005

Ticketcorner has overturned a key ruling by Switzerland's competition authority. The company emerged victorious from the national competition appeals body in late September.

Canadian bureau pushes unpopular reform

Premium - 19 October 2005

Canada's enforcement agency remains committed to bringing in Administrative Monetary Penalties, it seems. It has just announced steps to ease their adoption.