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Russell McVeagh’s competition head leaves for the bar

Sarah Keene has left Russell McVeagh to join New Zealand’s bar as an independent barrister after almost 17 years at the firm.

20 August 2021

Fieldfisher hires from BNY Mellon

Miguel Vaz has joined Fieldfisher as a partner in London from Bank of New York Mellon.

17 August 2021

DLA Piper hires new competition head in Russia

DLA Piper has appointed Denis Gavrilov as a partner and the new head of its antitrust practice in Russia.

10 August 2021

Change in leadership signals new era for Saudi enforcer

King Salman Bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia has appointed former royal court advisor Ahmed bin Abdulkarim Al Khulaifi to head the country’s competition agency, a move that lawyers have said is key to reforming Saudi Arabia’s economy.

09 August 2021

Ex-CADE chief investigator leaves VMCA for Mattos Filho

Eduardo Frade, a former general superintendent at Brazil’s antitrust watchdog, has joined Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr e Quiroga as the firm’s sole antitrust partner in the nation’s capital.

09 August 2021

Spanish watchdog appoints new competition director

Spain’s National Commission of Markets and Competition has announced that María Luisa Tierno Centella, currently deputy head of cartels at the European Commission, will be taking over as its new competition director.

06 August 2021

Former enforcer returns to Plesner

Jacob Borum has joined Plesner as a partner in Copenhagen, eight years after he left the firm to take a senior role at the Danish competition watchdog.

04 August 2021

E.CA strengthens London office with promotion

E.CA Economics has promoted principal Bas Dessens to director in its London office.

02 August 2021

Gide grows in France with partner promotion

Gide Loyrette Nouel has promoted counsel Laura Castex to partner in its Paris office.

28 July 2021

Enforcers from three continents headline GCR Live: Merger Control

Officials from the European Commission and antitrust authorities in Australia, the US and France will speak at GCR Live: Mergers in October, which will examine the state of merger reviews across three continents.

21 July 2021

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