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Firms promote in Australia, Europe and the US

Clayton Utz has promoted Adrian Kuti and Mihkel Wilding to the partnership in Sydney, while Wikborg Rein has named Hanne Zimmer as a partner in Oslo and Davis Polk & Wardwell has promoted a pair of associates to counsel in London and New York.

17 December 2020

Fasken hires from Hogan Lovells in South Africa

Lesley Morphet has left Hogan Lovells to co-chair Fasken Martineau DuMoulin’s antitrust practice in Johannesburg.

16 December 2020

Ukrainian enforcer rejoins Aequo as competition head

The former first deputy chair at the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine has returned to Aequo as head of its competition group after four years at the authority.

16 December 2020

Andrea Lofaro, 1972-2020

The global antitrust community is mourning the loss of RBB Economics partner Andrea Lofaro, who passed away last week aged 48.

11 December 2020

Ex-INDECOPI head and chief economist move to Garrigues in Peru

Garrigues has launched a new competition practice in Lima, after hiring the former head of Peru’s antitrust watchdog and its former chief economist.

09 December 2020

Mayer Brown hires team from Baker McKenzie

Mayer Brown has tapped two partners and three associates from Baker McKenzie to launch its new competition practice in Düsseldorf and Brussels.

07 December 2020

Gonzalez Calvillo adds counsel in Mexico City

Former Creel Abogados partner Patricio Martínez has joined the antitrust practice at Gonzalez Calvillo in Mexico City.

07 December 2020

PwC snags partner from Willkie Farr

Susanne Zuehlke is leaving Willkie Farr & Gallagher’s Brussels office to reboot PwC’s antitrust team in her hometown of Berlin.

07 December 2020

Hong Kong government now more aware of competition issues, Snyder says

Hong Kong's antitrust watchdog has improved its relationship with the territory's government, and the latter is now far more conscious of competition issues when considering new policies, the enforcer's outgoing head has said.

07 December 2020

Snyder advises successor to “stay the course” as he leaves Hong Kong’s enforcer

The outgoing head of Hong Kong’s fledgling competition enforcer has advised his successor to “stay the course” and continue bringing cases based on sound legal and economic analysis.

04 December 2020

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