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“Excellent” Coscelli granted second term at CMA

Andrea Coscelli has been reappointed as head of the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority, in a move that one lawyer has termed an “easy call”.

24 March 2020

Clifford Chance rejigs greater China competition practice

Richard Blewett, who heads up Clifford Chance’s greater China competition team, will head back to the firm’s Brussels office this summer.

06 March 2020

Community round-up: Boutique opens in Portugal and Latham and Orrick promote

Two university professors have opened a competition boutique law firm in Lisbon, while Latham & Watkins has promoted two counsels to the partnership in Brussels and Washington, DC and Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe has promoted a senior associate to of counsel.

28 February 2020

Former US FTC chair heads to Brunswick

Terry Calvani has joined Brunswick Group’s Washington, DC, office as a senior advisor in competition, antitrust and regulatory matters.

25 February 2020

Community round-up: Hausfeld opens new Amsterdam office

Hausfeld has opened a new Amsterdam office and the UK's Financial Conduct Authority has appointed Sheldon Mills as its interim executive director of strategy and competition.

14 February 2020

GCR Awards 2020: voting now open

Readers are invited to vote for the cases, law firms, lawyers, economists and enforcers they believe excelled in 2019.

14 February 2020

European and North American firms boost competition practices

Randall Hofley has returned from Canada’s Competition Bureau to Blake Cassels & Graydon’s Toronto office. Across the Atlantic, Neil Warwick has joined DAC Beachcroft in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne from Square One Law; and Bredin Prat named Guillaume Fabre and Anne Jussiaux as counsels in Paris.

07 February 2020

Mixed reactions to Poland's new competition head

Poland’s Office of Competition and Consumer Protection has appointed a former government adviser as its new president.

28 January 2020

Promotions and hires in Europe and North America

Compass Lexecon and E.CA Economics have hired and promoted economists respectively, while Noerr has hired from Mayer Brown in Brussels; Cooley has promoted two in the US; Travers Smith has promoted a senior counsel; and Hannes Snellman has hired two senior associates.

24 January 2020

Lateral moves in Europe

Vincent Brophy has joined Sidley Austin, a Dechert partner has gone to Pinsent Masons, Willkie Farr & Gallagher has promoted in London, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher announced a new co-chair of its global competition practice and there has been a partner move in Greece.

17 January 2020

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