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Baker McKenzie global antitrust head leaves for Tauil & Chequer

A Brazilian firm has hired Trench Rossi Watanabe partner and Baker McKenzie global antitrust head Francisco Todorov, as well adding two other partners and five associates.

15 November 2019

Women are well represented in US DOJ leadership, says O’Neill

One of the highest-ranking women at the US Department of Justice’s antitrust division sees “a lot of really terrific and talented women” in both the leadership and career staff of the agency.

08 November 2019

Firms hire and promote across Europe and North America

Taylor Wessing has hired in-house lawyer Paolo Palmigiano to lead its UK competition practice, while economist Barbara Veronese has joined Oxera as a partner in its new Milan office.

08 November 2019

Irvine joins Bowmans in South Africa

Heather Irvine has left Falcon & Hume Attorneys to join Bowmans in Johannesburg.

01 November 2019

White & Case promotes in US and Brussels

White & Case has strengthened its global competition practice with the addition of three female lawyers to the partnership in the US and Brussels.

17 October 2019

KPMG promotes and recruits economists from CMA

KPMG has hired two economists from the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority and promoted Caitlin Wilkinson to partner, heading a round of hires and promotions at practices in London and Washington, DC.

14 October 2019

US DOJ appellate chief joins Gibson Dunn

Kristen Limarzi has become a partner in Gibson Dunn & Crutcher’s Washington, DC, office after more than a decade at the US Department of Justice’s antitrust division.

14 October 2019

Brazil and Korea grapple with women’s role in antitrust enforcement

Competition authorities overseeing two of the largest economies in the world have faced questions about the presence of women – or lack thereof – at those agencies.

25 September 2019

Vestager reappointed to head DG Comp

Margrethe Vestager has been given a second term as EU competition commissioner and tasked with heading the bloc’s digital policy, in a move lawyers have called “unprecedented” and “exceptional”.

10 September 2019

Canadian authority promotes two

Canada’s Competition Bureau has promoted two officials to senior roles in enforcement and competition promotion.

04 September 2019

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