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Greenberg Traurig poaches from Simmons & Simmons

Robert Hardy has left Simmons & Simmons to join Greenberg Traurig as a local partner in Amsterdam.

03 December 2021

CMA loses mergers co-head to Fingleton

Joel Bamford is stepping down as senior director of the UK antitrust enforcer’s mergers division to join Fingleton early next year.

03 December 2021

Kirkland & Ellis nabs former Antitrust Division media and telecoms chief

The former head of the media, entertainment and communications section at the Department of Justice’s antitrust division has joined Kirkland & Ellis as a partner in the firm’s office in Washington, DC.

02 December 2021

Exclusive: Hausfeld changes leadership as founder retires as chair

Michael Hausfeld is stepping down as chair of the firm he founded, handing over the reins to vice chairs Brian Ratner and Anthony Maton and global managing partner Brent Landau.

01 December 2021

Head of Austrian competition authority resigns with immediate effect

The head of Austria’s Federal Competition Authority has quit seven months before his current term expires, bringing an end to his 15-year stint in the role.

01 December 2021

Herbert Smith Freehills partner appointed ACCC commissioner

Herbert Smith Freehills partner Liza Carver has been appointed as a commissioner of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission for a five-year term beginning in March 2022.

29 November 2021

Gleiss Lutz expands into London

Gleiss Lutz is opening a new office in London, headed up by veteran partner Wolfgang Bosch.

26 November 2021

Cleary Gottlieb expands in California and nabs partner from WilmerHale

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton has poached former Department of Justice prosecutor Heather Nyong’o from Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr as it launches a new office in the Bay Area.

18 November 2021

Community round-up: E.CA Economics nabs former enforcer

E.CA Economics has recruited the chief economist of the UK's water regulator Ofwat, while Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld has strengthened its partnership with a promotion in London.

15 November 2021

Indonesian enforcer passes away

The local antitrust community is mourning the loss of Kodrat Wibowo, the chair of Indonesia’s Competition Commission, who passed away on Friday.

09 November 2021

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