08 August 2019
Garrigues has hired the former acting head of Chile’s competition authority as counsel to lead its antitrust practice in the country.
05 August 2019
Two decades after its inception, South Africa’s Competition Tribunal has both its first female and first black chairperson.
02 August 2019
Bhagwant Singh Bishnoi has become a member at the Competition Commission of India, while Herbert Smith Freehills hired a new partner in South Africa and a Scottish firm has opened an office in Ireland to prepare for Brexit.
30 July 2019
UK competition lawyer Tom Cassels and his former firm Baker McKenzie have been referred to the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal over allegations that they failed to report “serious misconduct” by the former head of the firm’s London office.
22 July 2019
Advocate General Nils Wahl, known for his influential advisory opinions in cases such as Intel and Coty, has been appointed a judge at the European Court of Justice.
12 July 2019
Firms in Germany and Chile have hired and promoted lawyers to the partnership, while a new competition boutique has launched in Romania.
04 July 2019
Italian lawyers have given GCR their suggestions for Margrethe Vestager’s potential replacement, after Italy’s prime minister claimed the next EU competition commissioner will be from the country – but the commission says it hasn’t been notified of any proposal.
03 July 2019
The European Commission has appointed Pierre Régibeau as chief economist at its Directorate-General for Competition.
03 July 2019
Canada’s competition authority has hired IBM associate partner George McDonald to be its first chief digital enforcement officer for a period of up to two years.
28 June 2019
Anna Rawlings took up her role as the new chair of New Zealand’s Commerce Commission earlier this month.