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Akin Gump adds CFIUS policy director to foreign investment team

Laura Black has joined Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld as a senior counsel in Washington, DC, after stepping down as director for policy and international relations at the US foreign investment review body.

18 November 2022

Swiss authority appoints first competition head from private practice

Switzerland’s Competition Commission has appointed Laura Baudenbacher as its new president, marking the first time the authority has ever appointed a chair from private practice.

17 November 2022

CMS recruits from Pinsent Masons in Scotland

Wendy Nicolson has left Pinsent Masons to join CMS as a partner in Edinburgh.

14 November 2022

Hong Kong enforcement head joins Wilson Sonsini in Brussels

Jindrich Kloub has stepped down as the head of antitrust enforcement at Hong Kong’s Competition Commission to join Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati as a partner in Brussels.

09 November 2022

John Temple Lang, 1937-2022

Members of the antitrust community have paid their respects to John Temple Lang, “one of the pillars of EU competition law”, who passed away last week aged 85.

09 November 2022

White & Case adds second competition partner in Australia

Belinda Harvey has joined White & Case in Sydney, as the firm looks to build out a full-service antitrust practice in Australia.

04 November 2022

McDermott Will & Emery boosts Brussels competition practice

Former European Commission case handler Stéphane Dionnet has left Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom to join the partnership at McDermott Will & Emery in Brussels.

02 November 2022

DOJ prosecutor joins Paul Weiss

Eyitayo “Tee” St Matthew-Daniel has left the Department of Justice to join Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison’s antitrust practice in New York.

01 November 2022

Departing CCI chair leaves impressive legacy, lawyers say

Local lawyers have praised departing Competition Commission of India chair Ashok Kumar Gupta for cementing the agency as a “bold” enforcer, unafraid to take on major technology companies.

27 October 2022

Robert Willig, 1947 – 2022

The antitrust community is mourning the loss of celebrated economist Robert Willig, who died on 21 October aged 75.

25 October 2022

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