Community News

“Excellent” Coscelli granted second term at CMA

“Excellent” Coscelli granted second term at CMA

24 March 2020

Andrea Coscelli has been reappointed as head of the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority, in a move that one lawyer has termed an “easy call”.

Clifford Chance rejigs greater China competition practice

Clifford Chance rejigs greater China competition practice

06 March 2020

Richard Blewett, who heads up Clifford Chance’s greater China competition team, will head back to the firm’s Brussels office this summer.

Community roundup: Boutique opens in Portugal and Latham and Orrick promote

Community roundup: Boutique opens in Portugal and Latham and Orrick promote

28 February 2020

Two university professors have opened a competition boutique law firm in Lisbon, while Latham & Watkins has promoted two counsels to the partnership in Brussels and Washington, DC and Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe has promoted a senior associate to of counsel.

Former US FTC chair heads to Brunswick

Former US FTC chair heads to Brunswick

25 February 2020

Terry Calvani has joined Brunswick Group’s Washington, DC, office as a senior advisor in competition, antitrust and regulatory matters.

Community news roundup: Hausfeld opens new Amsterdam office

Community news roundup: Hausfeld opens new Amsterdam office

14 February 2020

Hausfeld has opened a new Amsterdam office and the UK's Financial Conduct Authority has appointed Sheldon Mills as its interim executive director of strategy and competition.

GCR Awards 2020: voting now open

GCR Awards 2020: voting now open

14 February 2020

Readers are invited to vote for the cases, law firms, lawyers, economists and enforcers they believe excelled in 2019.

European and North American firms boost competition practices

European and North American firms boost competition practices

07 February 2020

Randall Hofley has returned from Canada’s Competition Bureau to Blake Cassels & Graydon’s Toronto office. Across the Atlantic, Neil Warwick has joined DAC Beachcroft in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne from Square One Law; and Bredin Prat named Guillaume Fabre and Anne Jussiaux as counsels in Paris.

Mixed reactions to Poland's new competition head

Mixed reactions to Poland's new competition head

28 January 2020

Poland’s Office of Competition and Consumer Protection has appointed a former government adviser as its new president.

Promotions and hires in Europe and North America

Promotions and hires in Europe and North America

24 January 2020

Compass Lexecon and E.CA Economics have hired and promoted economists respectively, while Noerr has hired from Mayer Brown in Brussels; Cooley has promoted two in the US; Travers Smith has promoted a senior counsel; and Hannes Snellman has hired two senior associates.

Lateral moves in Europe

Lateral moves in Europe

17 January 2020

Vincent Brophy has joined Sidley Austin, a Dechert partner has gone to Pinsent Masons, Willkie Farr & Gallagher has promoted in London, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher announced a new co-chair of its global competition practice and there has been a partner move in Greece.