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TotalFina/Elf announce merger

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Consolidation in the oil industry shows no sign of abating, with French oil giant TotalFina launching an unsolicited US$42.98 billion all-stock bid for French-based Elf-Aquitaine in early July.

Air France

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Air France has lost out in a European court battle with some of its competitors, who claimed that the Commission had failed to justify its 1994 approval of Fr20 billion in state aid to the beleaguered national carrier.

Salans lawyer moves to Alstom

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Paul McGeown, senior assistant at Salans Herzfeld & Heilbronn, has moved in-house, becoming competition counsel for Alstom.

New VP at Charles River Associates

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Economic consultants Charles River Associates have named Kevin Neels as a vice president of the group.

Valio general counsel moves to private practice

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Arttu Mentula, joint general counsel of Finnish dairy company Valio, moved to Helsinki law office Castrén & Snellman at the beginning of June this year.

Dibb Lupton Alsop adds brewing specialist

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Martin Rees, the former Deputy Director and senior legal advisor of the UK Brewers and Licensed Retailers Association, is to join the EU competition team at Dibb Lupton Alsop.

New partner at Denton Hall

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Suyong Kim has joined the Denton Hall competition group as partner.

New Brussels competition head for Hogan & Hartson

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Rowe & Maw partner Catriona Hatton is to join Hogan & Hartson in August as head of its Brussels antitrust practice.

New antitrust practice for Swidler Berlin

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Arnold & Porter partner Paul Denis has joined Washington firm Swidler Berlin Shereff Friedman to build up a new antitrust practice group for the firm.

Fleischman & Walsh gains Senate antitrust expert

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Louis H Dupart, formerly Chief Counsel and Staff Director of the US Senate Judiciary Committee subcommittee on antitrust, has joined Washington DC law firm Fleischman & Walsh as a partner.