Clifford Chance has hired a Italian partner dedicated to competition law with the appointment of Bonelli Erede Pappalardo partner Luciano Di Via.
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.
US firm McGuireWoods is expanding its Brussels competition and EU team with four lawyers, including one partner, from Squire Sanders.
Linklaters has added to its Hong Kong competition practice by hiring Baker & McKenzie partner Clara Ingen-Housz.
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.
Mishcon de Reya has launched a competition practice after hiring partners from US firm Crowell & Moring and DLA Piper.
Winston & Strawn is set to launch in Brussels off the back of last year’s hires from collapsed Dewey & LeBoeuf (10 May 2012).
Walker Morris has added its second regulatory specialist in six months, hiring Trudy Feaster-Gee as a partner from Lloyds Banking Group
Ashurst has added Italian antitrust veteran Denis Fosselard as a new partner in its European competition team.
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 subscription
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
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.