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Firms promote in Munich and London

Gibson Dunn & Crutcher has promoted Kai Gesing to partner in Munich, while Ropes & Gray has promoted a former case officer at the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority to counsel.

19 November 2020

Brattle Group snaps up boutique consultancy

The four-economist team at competition boutique Hexagon Economics has joined Brattle Group in Brussels.

17 November 2020

A Q&A with Beau Buffier

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati announced on 12 November that Beau Buffier, the former antitrust bureau chief for the New York State attorney general’s office, has joined the firm as a partner in New York. In a Q&A with GCR USA, Buffier discussed revolving doors, the bureau’s coordination with other states during their challenge to the T-Mobile/Sprint deal and why he decided to join his new firm.

16 November 2020

GCR holds first-ever virtual awards ceremony

Competition lawyers, economists and academics attended GCR’s first-ever virtual awards on 10 November. The video ceremony belatedly honoured some of the most complex deals and cases from 2019, as well as several of that year’s leading firms and standout individuals.

10 November 2020

Baker McKenzie recruits Polish antitrust team

Baker McKenzie has poached DWF’s three-lawyer antitrust team in Warsaw, including partner Marcin Trepka.

06 November 2020

Scott+Scott hires Deutsche Bahn counsel to lead new office

Markus Hutschneider has joined Scott+Scott to head its new competition litigation-focused Berlin office after 10 years at Deutsche Bahn.

06 November 2020

Norton Rose Fulbright adds partner in Brussels

Norton Rose Fulbright has hired Wilko van Weert from McDermott Will & Emery as a partner in Brussels.

04 November 2020

Competition law “doyen” Bellamy returns to Monckton

Sir Christopher Bellamy QC, the first president of the UK’s Competition Appeal Tribunal, has left Linklaters after 14 years to rejoin Monckton Chambers.

03 November 2020

Cleary Gottlieb promotes in London and Brussels

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton has promoted an ex-official at the UK’s former competition authority to the partnership in its London office as well as an associate to counsel in Brussels.

03 November 2020

Egyptian authority head steps down

Egypt’s government has appointed Ibrahim El Seginy to lead the country’s competition authority after its former chair Amir Nabil resigned two years before his term was due to end.

02 November 2020

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