Community news

New Zealand appoints new competition head

Anna Rawlings took up her role as the new chair of New Zealand’s Commerce Commission earlier this month.

28 June 2019

Scott+Scott hires three for new Amsterdam office

US firm Scott+Scott has hired Damiën F Berkhout to lead its Amsterdam office as well as adding a counsel and a senior associate to the team.

26 June 2019

Sarma swaps Latham for Cooley

Cooley has continued its Brussels expansion with the addition of special counsel Stella Sarma from Latham & Watkins.

21 June 2019

Yves Bot, 1947 – 2019

The European competition community is mourning the loss of advocate general Yves Bot, who passed away on Sunday.

12 June 2019

Firms change partners’ roles in Europe

Three firms have made promotions at the top of their European practices.

31 May 2019

Laitenberger appointed General Court judge

The director-general for competition at the European Commission has been appointed a judge at the EU’s General Court, effective 1 September.

30 May 2019

Lateral hires boost Pinsent Masons and DWF European practices

Taylor Wessing’s UK head of competition, Robert Vidal, has left to join the partnership at Pinsent Masons in London, while Christian Peeters has joined DWF as a partner in Brussels.

21 May 2019

Finnish firms strengthen partnerships

Maria Wasastjerna is leaving an in-house role at Nokia to join Hannes Snellman, while Mentula & Väätäinen has promoted Risto Riikonen to partner.

09 May 2019

Oxera promotes former DG Comp director-general

Clifford Chance, Ashurst and Oxera have named new partners and counsel across Europe and Australia.

01 May 2019

Scott+Scott launches in Amsterdam

US claimant firm Scott+Scott is set to open an office in the Netherlands, as it seeks to address client concerns about the effect of Brexit on competition litigation.

01 May 2019

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