10 September 2019
Margrethe Vestager has been given a second term as EU competition commissioner and tasked with heading the bloc’s digital policy, in a move lawyers have called “unprecedented” and “exceptional”.
04 September 2019
Canada’s Competition Bureau has promoted two officials to senior roles in enforcement and competition promotion.
04 September 2019
The nomination period is now open for the next edition of 40 Under 40, a special publication of GCR profiling 40 of the world’s top antitrust and competition specialists who are under the age of 40.
03 September 2019
Christian Riis-Madsen, the former managing partner of O’Melveny & Myers’s Brussels office, has joined Gibson Dunn & Crutcher as a partner in the competition practice.
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.