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Tyrie begins as new CMA chair

20 June 2018

Andrew Tyrie today began his role as chair of the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority.

Who’s Who Legal shines spotlight on antitrust leaders

15 June 2018

Many familiar names and newcomers feature in the 19th edition of Who’s Who Legal: Competition, which has once again identified the world’s leading antitrust lawyers and future stars of the profession.

Parker moves to Gibson Dunn

Parker moves to Gibson Dunn

14 June 2018

After spending his private practice career at O’Melveny & Myers, Richard G Parker has become an antitrust partner at Gibson Dunn & Crutcher in Washington, DC.

John Pecman: the GCR exit interview, part II

John Pecman: the GCR exit interview, part II

11 June 2018

After more than three decades of working at the Competition Bureau of Canada as an economist, John Pecman stepped down on 30 May as the Commissioner of Competition. Last month, he spoke with Pallavi Guniganti alongside McMillan partner James Musgrove, who provided the private practitioner perspective.

Demarest grows in São Paulo

Demarest grows in São Paulo

11 June 2018

Daniel Oliveira Andreoli joined Demarest Advogados’ São Paulo office on 1 June after nearly two decades at TozziniFreire Advogados.

John Pecman: the GCR exit interview

John Pecman: the GCR exit interview

08 June 2018

After more than three decades of working at the Competition Bureau of Canada as an economist, John Pecman stepped down last week as the Commissioner of Competition. He spoke with Pallavi Guniganti alongside McMillan partner James B Musgrove, who provided the private practitioner perspective, last month.

Canada appoints Boswell as interim commissioner

Canada appoints Boswell as interim commissioner

01 June 2018

Matthew Boswell has been appointed as Canada’s interim commissioner of competition, marking the end to John Pecman’s 34 years at the Competition Bureau.

Jones Day

30 May 2018

Jones Day’s slow but steady climb up the rankings of the GCR Global Elite has far more to do with the work the firm attracts than any flashy hire or strategic combination to grow the practice. Still, lateral hires matter at every major antitrust group - and Jones Day is no exception.

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.