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Former enforcer returns to Plesner

Jacob Borum has joined Plesner as a partner in Copenhagen, eight years after he left the firm to take a senior role at the Danish competition watchdog.

04 August 2021

E.CA strengthens London office with promotion

E.CA Economics has promoted principal Bas Dessens to director in its London office.

02 August 2021

Gide grows in France with partner promotion

Gide Loyrette Nouel has promoted counsel Laura Castex to partner in its Paris office.

28 July 2021

Enforcers from three continents headline GCR Live: Merger Control

Officials from the European Commission and antitrust authorities in Australia, the US and France will speak at GCR Live: Mergers in October, which will examine the state of merger reviews across three continents.

21 July 2021

Coscelli to leave top role at UK enforcer

Andrea Coscelli will leave his position as chief executive of the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority when his term expires in July 2022.

09 July 2021

Economic Insight opens UK class actions practice

Economic Insight has launched a new collective and class actions practice in London, which the consultancy says is an extension of its established competition practice.

06 July 2021

Bolsonaro names Cordeiro as new CADE head

The president of Brazil has tapped the general superintendent of the national antitrust watchdog, Alexandre Cordeiro Macedo, to head the agency after the former chair’s four-year term ended last month.

01 July 2021

Barreto’s tenure as CADE president ends

Alexandre Barreto de Souza’s four-year term as the head of Brazil’s antitrust watchdog ended today, with the government yet to announce a permanent replacement.

21 June 2021

DLA Piper poaches former Jones Day UK competition head

Matt Evans, the former head of Jones Day’s UK competition practice, has left the firm after more than a decade to join the partnership at DLA Piper in London.

18 June 2021

Baker Botts snags former DOJ chief of staff

Taylor Owings, the former chief of staff at the Department of Justice’s antitrust division, has joined Baker Botts’ antitrust team in Washington, DC, as a partner.

15 June 2021

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