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Baker Botts hires from Hogan Lovells

Baker Botts hires from Hogan Lovells

08 November 2018

Matthew Levitt joined Baker Botts today as a partner in Brussels, as the firm moves to expand its cartel and UK competition law practices.

Cleary Gottlieb promotes in Europe and US

Cleary Gottlieb promotes in Europe and US

30 October 2018

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton has promoted three partners and two counsel within its global antitrust team, based in Paris, Cologne and Washington, DC.

Ecuador appoints new competition head

Ecuador appoints new competition head

29 October 2018

An Ecuadorian government body responsible for regulatory appointments has named Danilo Sylva Pazmiño as the head of the country’s competition authority.

Spanish firm hires renowned academic for trucks cartel claim

Spanish firm hires renowned academic for trucks cartel claim

17 October 2018

Caamaño Concheiro and Seoane has recruited Francisco Marcos, a professor at IE Law School in Madrid, as an academic consultant to advise on damages claims following-on from the European Commission’s trucks cartel decision.

White & Case promotes four

White & Case promotes four

15 October 2018

White & Case’s global antitrust practice has promoted four attorneys – three of whom are women – to partner in Brussels, New York and Washington, DC.

Van Bael & Bellis adds to EU competition practice

Van Bael & Bellis adds to EU competition practice

10 October 2018

Michel Struys has joined Van Bael & Bellis as a partner in the firm’s Brussels-based EU competition practice, after 18 years at Allen & Overy.

New Brazilian boutique forms from Cascione antitrust team

New Brazilian boutique forms from Cascione antitrust team

08 October 2018

Competition partners Aurélio Marchini Santos, Ricardo Botelho and Daniel Caselta have left Cascione Pulino Boulos & Santos Advogados – now Cascione Pulino Boulos Advogados – to start their own firm in São Paulo.

Baker McKenzie recruits from European Commission

Baker McKenzie recruits from European Commission

03 October 2018

Energy and competition law expert Christopher Jones has joined Baker McKenzie in Brussels after 33 years at the European Commission.

White & Case and Orrick recruit from Cleary Gottlieb

White & Case and Orrick recruit from Cleary Gottlieb

02 October 2018

Pietro Merlino has left Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton to join Orrick in Italy, while Tilman Kuhn is set to move to White & Case in Germany.

Japanese ex-enforcer opens boutique

Japanese ex-enforcer opens boutique

02 October 2018

Tsuyoshi Ikeda, a former investigator for Japan's Fair Trade Commission, has left Mori Hamada & Matsumoto to start an antitrust and consumer protection boutique law firm.