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Clifford Chance makes new move into Italian competition with Bonelli hire

11-Jul-2013 | By Joanne Harris

Clifford Chance has hired a Italian partner dedicated to competition law with the appointment of Bonelli Erede Pappalardo partner Luciano Di Via.

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A&O turns to Visa Europe GC for Brussels antitrust hire

18-Jun-2013 | By Joshua Freedman

Allen & Overy (A&O) has turned to an in-house lawyer again for a senior hire, taking on Visa Europe general counsel and executive vice president Vanessa Turner as an antitrust partner in Brussels.

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McGuireWoods picks up Squire Sanders team for Brussels push

13-Jun-2013 | By Joanne Harris

US firm McGuireWoods is expanding its Brussels competition and EU team with four lawyers, including one partner, from Squire Sanders.

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Linklaters goes back to Bakers for latest Asia hire

13-Jun-2013 | By Joshua Freedman

Linklaters has added to its Hong Kong competition practice by hiring Baker & McKenzie partner Clara Ingen-Housz.

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Dechert picks up Shearman's Brussels head to ramp EU team

3-May-2013 | By Joanne Harris

Dechert has pounced on Shearman & Sterling’s Brussels managing partner Hans Jürgen Meyer-Lindemann in a boost for its EU competition practice in both Belgium and Germany.

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Mishcon branches out into competition law with double partner hire

11-Mar-2013 | By James Swift

Mishcon de Reya has launched a competition practice after hiring partners from US firm Crowell & Moring and DLA Piper.

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Winston launches in Brussels eight months after Dewey hires

5-Mar-2013 | By Matt Byrne

Winston & Strawn is set to launch in Brussels off the back of last year’s hires from collapsed Dewey & LeBoeuf (10 May 2012).

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Walker Morris builds regulatory team with Lloyds competition expert

14-Feb-2013 | By Joanne Harris

Walker Morris has added its second regulatory specialist in six months, hiring Trudy Feaster-Gee as a partner from Lloyds Banking Group

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Ashurst appoints new EU competition partner in Italy

15-Jan-2013 | By Yun Kriegler

Ashurst has added Italian antitrust veteran Denis Fosselard as a new partner in its European competition team.

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Apple found per se liable in a hub-and-spoke conspiracy with e-book publishers weblink subscription

Allen & Overy 29-Jul-2013

Last week, Apple was found by a court in the Southern District of New York to have engaged in a per se illegal horizontal price-fixing conspiracy with five of the six top national book publishers to raise the price of e-books.

Revised state aid de minimis regulation published weblink subscription

Walker Morris 25-Jul-2013

The commission has issued a revised second draft of the state aid de minimis regulation, which makes amendments to the first draft and invites responses to the consultation.

Competition issues in resources projects download subscription

DLA Piper 12-Jul-2013

Joint venture structures are frequently used to undertake large resources projects. A joint venture may be used to both develop a project and sell the output from a project.

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