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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.

Reed Smith opens Brussels office

Reed Smith opens Brussels office

16 January 2020

Reed Smith has opened an office in Brussels that will focus on competition and regulatory law, with the firm recruiting three antitrust partners to bolster the practice.

Geradin sets up new competition boutique

Geradin sets up new competition boutique

13 January 2020

Damien Geradin has left Euclid Law to start a new competition law boutique in Brussels.

Firms kick off 2020 with promotions

Firms kick off 2020 with promotions

10 January 2020

Hausfeld have promoted partners in London and Philadelphia, with Hogan Lovells and Morrison & Foerster also promoting, and the International Bar Association has announced new co-chairs for its antitrust section.

GCR Awards now open for nominations

GCR Awards now open for nominations

06 January 2020

Global Competition Review is now accepting nominations for our 10th annual awards ceremony, which honours the world’s top antitrust lawyers, academics, economists and government enforcers for their work.

Kinsella retires, ex-CADE official opens boutique and BonelliErede promotes

Kinsella retires, ex-CADE official opens boutique and BonelliErede promotes

20 December 2019

Sidley Austin partner Stephen Kinsella has announced his retirement after more than 30 years in private practice, while a former official at Brazil’s antitrust watchdog has opened a boutique law firm and BonelliErede has promoted a partner in Italy.

Gibson Dunn, De Brauw and AZB promote and hire

Gibson Dunn, De Brauw and AZB promote and hire

22 November 2019

De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek has promoted Helen Gornall and brought back Maikel van Wissen as partners, while Marc Picat, Bharat Budholi and Luis Marin Tobar have moved to competitors.

Baker McKenzie global antitrust head leaves for Tauil & Chequer

Baker McKenzie global antitrust head leaves for Tauil & Chequer

15 November 2019

A Brazilian firm has hired Trench Rossi Watanabe partner and Baker McKenzie global antitrust head Francisco Todorov, as well adding two other partners and five associates.