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Cleary hires Deselaers and promotes counsel

Cleary hires Deselaers and promotes counsel

31 October 2017

Linklaters partner Wolfgang Deselaers will move to Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton in Brussels and Germany next month.

Spain sacks deputy head of advocacy unit

Spain sacks deputy head of advocacy unit

06 October 2017

Spain’s competition enforcer this week sacked the deputy director of its competition advocacy unit, just weeks after unit director Antonio Maudes left his role at the authority.

Ex-US FTC competition director joins Global Antitrust Institute

Ex-US FTC competition director joins Global Antitrust Institute

05 October 2017

Bolstering its team after Koren Wong-Ervin’s departure for Qualcomm, the Global Antitrust Institute has added Abbott “Tad” Lipsky, a former Latham & Watkins partner who recently served as acting director of the US Federal Trade Commission’s bureau of competition.

Delrahim confirmed to lead DOJ’s antitrust division

Delrahim confirmed to lead DOJ’s antitrust division

28 September 2017

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the nomination of President Donald Trump’s pick to lead the Department of Justice’s antitrust division, Makan Delrahim, whose nomination has been delayed for months after Democratic objection.

US DOJ antitrust nominee moving toward confirmation

US DOJ antitrust nominee moving toward confirmation

22 September 2017

US Senator Mike Lee has called for the confirmation of President Donald Trump's pick to head the US Department of Justice's antitrust division, Makan Delrahim, whose nomination has languished on the Senate floor for months.

Stewarts appoints antitrust litigation co-heads

Stewarts appoints antitrust litigation co-heads

22 September 2017

Kate Pollock and Kenny Henderson are set to become the heads of plaintiff-side UK litigation firm Stewarts Law's competition team, following Jonathan Sinclair's decision to step back from casework.

CADE annuls appointment of general superintendent

CADE annuls appointment of general superintendent

15 September 2017

Brazil's president Michel Temer has surprised local practitioners by annulling the appointment of Amanda Athayde Linhares Martins as general superintendent of the country's competition authority, and replacing her with current commissioner Alexandre Cordeiro Macedo.

White & Case grows in Italy and Japan

White & Case grows in Italy and Japan

13 September 2017

White & Case has expanded its global competition practice with a lateral hire in Milan, and the addition of a former official from Japan's Fair Trade Commission in Tokyo.

Observers troubled by new Polish competition head

Observers troubled by new Polish competition head

01 September 2017

Polish president Beata Syzdlo's appointment of Michał Holeksa to head the antitrust arm of the country's Office of Competition and Consumer Protection has surprised local competition experts.

Brazil names new CADE superintendent

30 August 2017

Brazil's president Michel Temer appointed Amanda Athayde Linhares Martins as general superintendent of the country's competition authority on 24 August.