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Windows 2000/European Commission

Premium - 01 May 2000

The European Commission asked Microsoft Corp to respond to questions about its Windows 2000 operating system.

EMI/Time Warner

Premium - 01 May 2000

EMI Group plc and Time Warner Inc have agreed to combine their music businesses in a global joint venture called Warner EMI Music.

Sotheby's/Christie's

Premium - 01 May 2000

The US Department of Justice, the European Commission and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission have launched inquiries into allegations of collusion between Sotheby’s and Christie's over commissions charged for auction services.

Deutsche/Dresdner/Allianz

Premium - 01 May 2000

Deutsche Bank and Dresdner Bank have announced plans to combine in a US$30 billion deal in a bid to capture bigger market share both in Germany and internationally.

Joseph Griffin's loss felt at Morgan, Lewis

Premium - 01 April 2000

Fellow partners at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius are deeply saddened by the sudden death of Joseph Griffin at the age of 55.

Freshfields hires partner to develop Dutch competition practice

Premium - 01 April 2000

Winfrid Knibbler, who is currently with Nauta Dutilh, will be joining Freshfields in Amsterdam as a partner to boost the firm's capacities in EU and Dutch competition law.

LECG expands utility practice

Premium - 01 April 2000

LECG Europe, the economics and finance consultant, has appointed two new British directors to head an expanded utility practice in its London office. Professor Stephen Littlechild, the UK's former Director General of Electricity Supply and former head of the UK's Office of Electricity Regulation, is now consulting internationally.

Bär & Karrer to create competition presence in Geneva

Premium - 01 April 2000

The Swiss firm Bär & Karrer is to open an office in Geneva, expanding its competiton presence across Switzerland's regions.

Ky Ewing lays out ABA Antitrust Section's 2000-01 agenda

Premium - 01 April 2000

Ky Ewing, the Vinson & Elkins partner who takes over the reins of the ABA Antirust Section on July 12, plans to set up four task forces during his tenure.

Expanding Stanbrook lures Fred Lukoff

Premium - 01 April 2000

Stanbrook & Hooper, the Brussels-based niche firm founded in 1978, has taken on five new partners as part of a strategy to expand its resources and add international expertise. The new team includes Frederick Lukoff, who joins the firm after 30 years of practice in Brussels in three successive US law firms.