Cooley has replaced Edwards Wildman as Amazon’s primary trademark and competition panel firm in Europe following the latter’s merger with Locke Lord.
French firm Franklin has hired a partner from Bird & Bird’s Paris office to develop a new competition and distribution practice.
The UK Government has won a landmark victory at the European General Court in a battle with Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton client, the European Central Bank (ECB), over the location of central clearing houses for euro-denominated trades.
Sidley Austin partner Tim Cowen has joined technology, media and telecoms (TMT) boutique Preiskel & Co as an equity partner.
Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) senior associate Ed Coulson has joined claimant litigation firm Hausfeld as a partner in its London office bringing its European partner head count to six.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer competition partner John Davies has taken a leadership role in a new legal network, which aims to keep Britain in the EU.
French firm Veil Jourde has capped off a strong 2014 with the hire of a competition team from Winston & Strawn led by partner Emmanuel Tricot.
PRC firm Gaopeng & Partners has bolstered its Beijing practice with the addition of Microsoft’s China general manager and assistant general counsel Ron Xie.
Clifford Chance EU public policy head and competition partner Oliver Bretz is to leave the firm in the New Year to set up an independent competition law boutique.
Australian competitive edge: cartel immunity policy download subscription
Last year competition agencies in China and the USA secured fines against manufacturers for a cartel to fix the price of automotive and industrial bearings.
Which? has lodged a super-complaint in relation to concerns about misleading and unclear pricing practices in the groceries sector.
French dawn raids violated fundamental rights, ECHR rules download subscription
Ruling has significant consequences on dawn raids by French competition authorities, who must now be sure to exclude privileged and unrelated documents.
UK competition lawyers have a new regulator and new rules to follow when handling mergers. Is it ‘business as usual’ as the old OFT and CC promised?
Panellists at The Lawyer ’s recent Romania briefing heard much to encourage them to get involved in the country