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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

Davis Wright Tremaine expands in New York

Former Federal Trade Commission attorney Kaj Rozga has joined Davis Wright Tremaine’s antitrust practice as counsel in the firm’s New York office.

08 June 2021

Baudenbacher Law opens as Skadden promotes

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom has promoted two competition law specialists to counsel, while former EFTA Court president Carl Baudenbacher has founded a boutique firm in Zurich alongside antitrust attorney Laura Melusine Baudenbacher.

07 June 2021

Arnold & Porter snags Antitrust Division’s director of criminal litigation

Andre Geverola, former director of criminal litigation at the Department of Justice’s antitrust division, has joined Arnold & Porter as a partner in the firm’s offices in Chicago and Washington, DC.

07 June 2021

ELIG hires from Turkish enforcer

Ebru İnce, a former deputy division head at the Turkish Competition Authority, has joined ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law as counsel.

04 June 2021

Former FTC commissioner Thomas Leary remembered

The antitrust community is mourning the loss of Thomas Leary, a celebrated former member of the Federal Trade Commission, who died on 21 May at the age of 89.

27 May 2021

Geradin Partners launches in London with CMA hire

Tom Smith, a former legal director and digital markets specialist at the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority, has joined Geradin Partners to co-lead its new London office.

26 May 2021

Guersent and Grenfell to headline GCR Live in Brussels

Global Competition Review will host its first in-person conference in over a year this July in Brussels, as we welcome lawyers, enforcers and academics to GCR Live: Law Leaders Europe.

26 May 2021

Boutique launches and economic consultancies expand in Europe

Two lawyers have set up an antitrust boutique in Romania, while Competition Economists Group has opened an office in Zurich and a former competition expert at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has moved into private practice.

25 May 2021

Israeli head quits early

Michal Halperin is stepping down as head of Israel’s Competition Authority seven months before her six-year mandate is up.

24 May 2021

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