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Coscelli joins Keystone Strategy

The former head of the UK’s antitrust watchdog is joining Keystone Strategy’s partnership in London, where he will co-lead its European competition economics practice alongside Cristina Caffarra.

29 November 2022

Community round-up: European firms name new partners

Hengeler Mueller and Bokwall Rislund have promoted competition specialists in Germany and Sweden.

23 November 2022

A&O's London practice head retires

Mark Friend, the former head of Allen & Overy’s London antitrust practice, has retired after more than three decades as a partner at the firm.

22 November 2022

GCR FIC: 40 under 40 nominations now open

The nomination period is now open for our inaugural GCR FIC40 under 40 survey, a special publication profiling the next generation of the world's top foreign investment lawyers.

22 November 2022

Community round-up: Firms announce raft of promotions

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, Latham & Watkins, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton and Norburg & Scherp have promoted competition specialists across Brussels, the UK, Italy and Sweden.

21 November 2022

Michael Pertschuk, 1933-2022

The antitrust community is mourning the loss of former Federal Trade Commission chair Michael Pertschuk, who died on 16 November at the age of 89.

21 November 2022

Akin Gump adds CFIUS policy director to foreign investment team

Laura Black has joined Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld as a senior counsel in Washington, DC, after stepping down as director for policy and international relations at the US foreign investment review body.

18 November 2022

Swiss authority appoints first competition head from private practice

Switzerland’s Competition Commission has appointed Laura Baudenbacher as its new president, marking the first time the authority has ever appointed a chair from private practice.

17 November 2022

CMS recruits from Pinsent Masons in Scotland

Wendy Nicolson has left Pinsent Masons to join CMS as a partner in Edinburgh.

14 November 2022

Hong Kong enforcement head joins Wilson Sonsini in Brussels

Jindrich Kloub has stepped down as the head of antitrust enforcement at Hong Kong’s Competition Commission to join Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati as a partner in Brussels.

09 November 2022

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