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Firms kick off 2021 with promotions

Competition practices in India, Japan, Australia and Taiwan have promoted lawyers to the partnership, while Hogan Lovells has added two counsel in Germany.

07 January 2021

Egypt names new competition head

The Egyptian government has appointed Mahmoud Momtaz to chair the country’s antitrust watchdog, just two years after he left his position as head of competition policy at the agency.

06 January 2021

Three competition silks appointed in UK

Three barristers with significant competition experience have been appointed as Queen's Counsel, a title that recognises the UK's top legal advocates.

06 January 2021

Crowell & Moring adds partner in Brussels

Crowell & Moring has hired former Allen & Overy counsel Karel Bourgeois as a partner in its Brussels office.

05 January 2021

Goodwin Procter co-chair joins Kirkland & Ellis

Kirkland & Ellis has bolstered its antitrust group with the addition of Andrea Agathoklis Murino as a partner in Washington, DC.

05 January 2021

Croatian enforcer dies from covid-19

Local lawyers have paid tribute to Mladen Cerovac, the president of Croatia’s Competition Council, who passed away on 29 December after contracting coronavirus.

04 January 2021

Firms promote in Australia, Europe and the US

Clayton Utz has promoted Adrian Kuti and Mihkel Wilding to the partnership in Sydney, while Wikborg Rein has named Hanne Zimmer as a partner in Oslo and Davis Polk & Wardwell has promoted a pair of associates to counsel in London and New York.

17 December 2020

Fasken hires from Hogan Lovells in South Africa

Lesley Morphet has left Hogan Lovells to co-chair Fasken Martineau DuMoulin’s antitrust practice in Johannesburg.

16 December 2020

Ukrainian enforcer rejoins Aequo as competition head

The former first deputy chair at the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine has returned to Aequo as head of its competition group after four years at the authority.

16 December 2020

Andrea Lofaro, 1972-2020

The global antitrust community is mourning the loss of RBB Economics partner Andrea Lofaro, who passed away last week aged 48.

11 December 2020

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