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Four new competition silks appointed in UK

Four new competition silks appointed in UK

11 January 2019

Four of the 108 Queen’s Counsel appointments announced in the UK on Thursday are barristers with substantial competition experience.

Covington hires Henschen for German antitrust

Covington hires Henschen for German antitrust

08 January 2019

Horst Henschen has joined Covington & Burling from BDO Legal, to lead the firm’s antitrust team in Frankfurt.

Firms promote, hire and lose antitrust lawyers

Firms promote, hire and lose antitrust lawyers

04 January 2019

Competition lawyers around the world have rung in the new year by joining, leaving and being promoted within private practice.

Italy taps judge as new head of enforcer

Italy taps judge as new head of enforcer

21 December 2018

Italy’s government has appointed Naples court president Roberto Rustichelli as head of the country’s competition authority.

European firms appoint new antitrust partners

European firms appoint new antitrust partners

21 December 2018

Law firms in Germany and Turkey have boosted their competition practices by electing counsel to become partners in the new year.

Controversial new head will lead Greek authority

Controversial new head will lead Greek authority

21 December 2018

Greece’s parliament has endorsed Vassiliki Thanou, legal adviser to the country’s prime minister, as the new president of the competition authority – an appointment that the opposition criticises as overtly political.

Clifford Chance takes Herbert Smith partner

Clifford Chance takes Herbert Smith partner

11 December 2018

Michael Dietrich has joined Clifford Chance as partner in its Düsseldorf office, having managed Herbert Smith Freehills’ German competition practice since December 2017.

Ohlhausen joins Baker Botts

Ohlhausen joins Baker Botts

06 December 2018

Former Federal Trade Commission acting chairman Maureen Ohlhausen is joining Baker Botts in Washington, DC, as co-chair of the global antitrust practice.

Firms promote in Europe and Asia

Firms promote in Europe and Asia

04 December 2018

Four firms have recently promoted members of their competition teams to counsel and partner in Europe and Asia.

Marsden joins Charles River Associates

Marsden joins Charles River Associates

29 November 2018

Philip Marsden, previously a senior director at the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority, is joining Charles River Associates as a senior policy advisor with its competition team.