Community news

Former FTC commissioner Thomas Leary remembered

The antitrust community is mourning the loss of Thomas Leary, a celebrated former member of the Federal Trade Commission, who died on 21 May at the age of 89.

27 May 2021

Geradin Partners launches in London with CMA hire

Tom Smith, a former legal director and digital markets specialist at the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority, has joined Geradin Partners to co-lead its new London office.

26 May 2021

Guersent and Grenfell to headline GCR Live in Brussels

Global Competition Review will host its first in-person conference in over a year this July in Brussels, as we welcome lawyers, enforcers and academics to GCR Live: Law Leaders Europe.

26 May 2021

Boutique launches and economic consultancies expand in Europe

Two lawyers have set up an antitrust boutique in Romania, while Competition Economists Group has opened an office in Zurich and a former competition expert at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has moved into private practice.

25 May 2021

Israeli head quits early

Michal Halperin is stepping down as head of Israel’s Competition Authority seven months before her six-year mandate is up.

24 May 2021

GCR Awards Winners – Part Two

GCR is delighted to announce the winners of our enforcement and team awards for 2021.

21 May 2021

L&L Partners boosts competition team in Delhi

Competition lawyer Kunal Mehra will join L&L Partners as a partner in the firm’s New Delhi office.

21 May 2021

Community round-up: Addleshaw Goddard hires from BP and Oxera promotes

BP’s global head of competition has joined Addleshaw Goddard in London as a consultant, while Oxera has promoted three members of its competition team.

19 May 2021

Mayer Brown snags FTC alum Gail Levine to co-chair antitrust group

Gail Levine, formerly deputy director of the Federal Trade Commission’s bureau of competition, has joined Mayer Brown as a partner in Washington, DC.

19 May 2021

Hulsmann joins Weil after 25 years at Clifford Chance

Weil Gotshal & Manges has tapped Clifford Chance partner Jenine Hulsmann to lead the expansion of its European competition practice in London.

14 May 2021

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