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Oxera hires former DG Comp director-general

Oxera hires former DG Comp director-general

25 May 2018

Sir Philip Lowe, a former director-general for competition at the European Commission, will join Oxera Consulting as a senior advisor in Brussels on 1 July.

Freshfields boosts China team

Freshfields boosts China team

22 May 2018

Hazel Yin will become co-head of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s mainland China competition practice after more than 13 years at King & Wood Mallesons in Beijing.

CMA sets new data unit launch date

18 May 2018

Following months of speculation, the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority has confirmed the appointment of Stefan Hunt as the head of the agency’s new data unit beginning in August.

New leadership at Middle Eastern antitrust agencies

New leadership at Middle Eastern antitrust agencies

15 May 2018

Egypt’s competition authority has appointed a new chair and nine board members, while Kuwait’s authority has named Mishal Al-Wazzan as its new executive director.

UK enforcer hires from DWF

08 May 2018

Howard Cartlidge is set to join the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority as senior director for cartels, as part of a wider shake-up at the enforcer.

DG Comp economist leaves for Copenhagen

DG Comp economist leaves for Copenhagen

02 May 2018

A member of the European Commission’s chief competition economist’s team has joined Copenhagen Economics in Brussels after more than five years at the enforcer.

Powers to be next criminal DAAG

Powers to be next criminal DAAG

01 May 2018

Richard Allen Powers has been tapped as the next deputy assistant attorney general for criminal enforcement at the US Department of Justice’s antitrust division, GCR has learned.

UK firms announce promotions

UK firms announce promotions

30 April 2018

Stewarts and Dentons have boosted their competition practices in the UK by promoting senior associates to partner.

Lawyers co-found, are promoted and retire

Lawyers co-found, are promoted and retire

23 April 2018

Competition practices in Latin America, Europe and Asia have been created and promoted new partners, while a prominent antitrust lawyer in Europe has retired.

Gunther and Giraud join Latham

Gunther and Giraud join Latham

18 April 2018

Jacques-Philippe Gunther and Adrien Giraud are moving from Willkie Farr & Gallagher in Paris and Brussels to Latham & Watkins.