Community News

CMS partner joins Simmons & Simmons in London

CMS partner joins Simmons & Simmons in London

05 February 2018

The European and competition law practice of Simmons & Simmons in London has added Satyen Dhana, previously a partner at CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang.

AnJie grows in Shanghai

AnJie grows in Shanghai

01 February 2018

AnJie Law Firm has welcomed Yuanyuan Wu to its partnership in Shanghai.

CMA increases Edinburgh presence due to Brexit

CMA increases Edinburgh presence due to Brexit

31 January 2018

The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority plans to add 25 to 30 employees to its existing Edinburgh team, as part of a broader push to prepare for the UK’s exit from the EU.

Hausfeld opens in Paris

Hausfeld opens in Paris

29 January 2018

Claimant firm Hausfeld has gone to Paris to launch its fifth European office, declaring familiar plans to disrupt the existing legal market by encouraging companies to seek follow-on damages through third-party funding.

CHSH hires from Freshfields

CHSH hires from Freshfields

29 January 2018

Cerha Hempel Spiegelfeld Hlawati has recruited Anna Wolf-Posch, a senior associate from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, as the third partner in its antitrust practice in Vienna.

Oman sets up separate enforcer

Oman sets up separate enforcer

22 January 2018

The Sultan of Oman has agreed to establish a new competition authority, which will be separate from the country’s consumer protection authority.

Motta joins SAI Law and Economics

Motta joins SAI Law and Economics

17 January 2018

Eduardo Pérez Motta, a former head of Mexico’s competition authority, has left Agon, the law and economics consultancy he founded, to join SAI Law and Economics as senior partner.

David Vaughan QC, 1938-2018

David Vaughan QC, 1938-2018

16 January 2018

The antitrust community is mourning the loss of pioneering barrister David Vaughan QC, who passed away yesterday.

E.CA Economics promotes in Berlin

E.CA Economics promotes in Berlin

11 January 2018

E.CA Economics has promoted Simone Kohnz to director, and moved up five other Berlin-based economists to more senior positions.

Jones Day promotes in Sydney and DC

Jones Day promotes in Sydney and DC

10 January 2018

The end-of-year partner promotions at Jones Day included two in the firm’s competition practice: former Australian Competition and Consumer Commission official Prudence Smith in Sydney, and Aimee DeFilippo in Washington, DC.