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Covington snags FTC veteran

Covington & Burling has recruited former Federal Trade Commission official Ryan Quillian to its antitrust practice in Washington, DC.

25 May 2022

European enforcers to gather at GCR Live: Law Leaders Europe

The president of Spain’s antitrust watchdog and several European Commission officials are set to speak at GCR Live: Law Leaders Europe in July.

23 May 2022

Brunswick recruits ex-CMA official

Andrea Gomes da Silva, a former senior official at the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority, has joined consultancy group Brunswick as a senior advisor in London and Lisbon.

11 May 2022

Firms promote across Europe

Clifford Chance and Squire Patton Boggs have appointed new global antitrust practice chairs, while Allen & Overy and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer have each promoted several competition lawyers.

06 May 2022

Milbank poaches head of Shearman’s CFIUS practice

John Beahn has joined Milbank as a partner in Washington, DC, where he will focus on matters related to the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States and foreign direct investment.

05 May 2022

Ahlborn joins Covington in Brussels

Christian Ahlborn, the former global chair of Linklaters’ antitrust practice, is leaving the firm after nearly 30 years to join Covington & Burling.

29 April 2022

CMS strengthens partnership in London

CMS has promoted Jacqueline Vallat to the partnership in London following the recent departure of a senior competition partner to Cooley.

25 April 2022

Ex-head of Costa Rica’s competition agency joins Alta Batalla

Costa Rican firm Alta Batalla has hired Mariana Castro, the former president of the country’s competition authority, as a senior counsel and co-head of its antitrust practice.

22 April 2022

French enforcer’s chief economist joins RBB Economics

Etienne Pfister, the former chief economist at France’s Competition Authority, has joined RBB Economics as a partner in Paris four months after the consultancy also snagged his equivalent at the Dutch competition authority.

11 April 2022

CADE president rejects inclusion of social issues in antitrust analysis

The president of Brazil’s competition authority has said his agency will not expand the objectives of the consumer welfare standard to include societal issues such as inequality or sustainability.

08 April 2022

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