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Ex-COFECE head joins Brattle Group

Alejandra Palacios, the former head of Mexico’s antitrust watchdog, has joined Brattle Group’s competition practice as an outside expert linked to the consultancy’s San Francisco office.

25 February 2022

Baltic enforcers urge ICN to suspend Russian competition agency

The heads of the Latvian, Lithuanian and Estonian competition agencies have called on the International Competition Network to suspend Russia’s Federal Antimonopoly Service over the country’s “unacceptable” and “outrageous” invasion of Ukraine.

25 February 2022

Ropes & Gray snags Kirkland & Ellis partner in London

Annie Herdman has left Kirkland & Ellis after nearly eight years to join Ropes & Gray as an antitrust partner in London.

24 February 2022

Wilson Sonsini partner heads to Paul Weiss

Former Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission official Joshua Soven has joined Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison as a partner in the firm’s office in Washington, DC.

22 February 2022

DLA Piper hires new competition co-heads in Hungary

Gábor Fejes and Zoltán Marosi have left Oppenheim to head up DLA Piper’s antitrust practice in Hungary, taking the majority of their former team’s associates with them.

18 February 2022

Firms promote in the Americas

Blake Cassels & Graydon has promoted three antitrust and foreign investment lawyers to its partnership in Canada, while Bullard Falla Ezcurra+ has named Andrea Cadenas as a partner in Lima.

17 February 2022

E.CA Economics brings back co-founder

Former European Commission chief competition economist Lars-Hendrik Röller has rejoined E.CA Economics, 15 years after he co-founded the consultancy.

16 February 2022

Khaitan poaches partner from rival to boost Mumbai practice

Anshuman Sakle has left Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas to rejoin Khaitan & Co as a partner in Mumbai.

15 February 2022

New Zealand competition authority head resigns

Anna Rawlings will step down as chair of New Zealand’s Commerce Commission in May after a busy three-year term that saw the competition agency assume new criminal cartel enforcement powers and a market study function.

07 February 2022

Steptoe & Johnson partner launches solo practice in Brussels

Simon Hirsbrunner has left Steptoe & Johnson to open his own competition firm in Brussels.

07 February 2022

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