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Firms recruit partners in France and Brazil

Cescon Barrieu has nabbed a former Brazilian prosecutor from the national attorney general's office, while Racine has poached from Jouvensal Fabre in Paris.

15 March 2023

Cornerstone Research bags ex-DG Comp economist

Gregor Langus, a former member of the chief economist team at the European Commission’s antitrust arm, has joined Cornerstone Research as its first competition vice president in Brussels.

14 March 2023

EU considering joint DMA investigations with national enforcers

The European Commission is assessing how it can set up joint investigative teams with members of national competition authorities to enforce the Digital Markets Act, Olivier Guersent and Thomas Kramler have said.

09 March 2023

Webber Wentzel poaches from ENSafrica

Mark Garden has left ENSafrica after 23 years to join Webber Wentzel as a partner in Johannesburg.

08 March 2023

MLAB and Baker Botts add new partners in Europe

MLAB Abogados has rehired Robert Vallina as a partner in Madrid, while Baker Botts has promoted Adam Dawson to its partnership in Brussels and Dina Jubrail to special counsel in London.

03 March 2023

German and UK antitrust chiefs to headline GCR Live: Antitrust in the Digital Economy

Top officials from the UK, US and German competition authorities will speak at GCR Live: Antitrust in the Digital Economy in Washington, DC, later this month.

03 March 2023

Big Tech foe to leave Congress

David Cicilline, the former chair of the House of Representatives antitrust subcommittee and an outspoken advocate for reining in the largest US technology companies, will give up his congressional seat this summer to lead a nonprofit.

22 February 2023

FTC opens technology office

The Federal Trade Commission has launched a new technology-focused office to help it craft and decipher information requests and design remedies affecting digital markets.

21 February 2023

Two more Orrick lawyers defect to Dechert

Dechert has added to its ranks in London and San Francisco with two more lateral hires from Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, just 10 days after three senior competition lawyers made the same move.

16 February 2023

Wilson hits out in fiery resignation letter

Republican Federal Trade Commission member Christine Wilson has said she is resigning so as to avoid legitimising what she described as chair Lina Khan’s “disregard for the rule of law".

15 February 2023

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