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Chuck Stark joins Wilmer Culter

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Charles Stark joins Wilmer Cutler & Pickerings Brussels office after heading the US Department of Justices Foreign Commerce Section of the Antitrust Division for over 20 years.

Orrick takes on US antitrust specialist

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Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe in Washington DC is expanding its antitrust practice and litigation team and taking on former US Department of Justice lawyer, Thomas Horton.

Bertelsmann hires Klein

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Bertelsmann Inc has hired Joel Klein, former Assistant Attorney General for antitrust in the Clinton Administration, as its new chairman and CEO.

Charles James to replace Joel Klein

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President George W Bush has nominated Charles James as the next Assistant Attorney General of the Antitrust Division at the US Department of Justice, replacing Joel Klein. The nomination is expected to go before the Senate for approval within the next month.

Anneliese Reinhold joins Kemp & Co

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Cable & Wireless mobile's public policy manager, Anneliese Reinhold, is moving to UK firm Kemp & Co, where she will be a consultant on regulatory policy.

Charles Rule to lead Fried Frank antitrust practice

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Charles Rule is joining Fried, Frank, Harris & Jacobson as partner and head of antitrust. Rule, formerly Asistant Attorney-General in charge of the Antitrust Division under President Reagan, will lead the antitrust practice from the firm's Washington DC office.

Top Australian regulator goes to Consumers International

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Alan Asher, deputy chair of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), will take his competition and consumer protection experience to Consumers International (CI).

Former OFT chief joins Norton Rose

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The former Director General of the UK's Office of Fair Trading, John Bridgeman, has joined Norton Rose's competition practice as a part-time consultant.

Olsen for Jones Day in London

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Jones Day, Reavis & Pogue has hired a senior associate from Clifford Chance to lead its competition practice in London.

Xerox head joins UK firm

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David Whibley, Xerox Europe's head of legal, has joined Morgan Cole, where he will lead the competition practice.