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Seyfarth takes four litigation partners on board as Bingham exodus begins

24-Nov-2014 | By Natasha Bernal

US firm Seyfarth Shaw has scored four litigation partners from Bingham McCutchen, in the first known group lateral move from the 80 partners left by Morgan Lewis & Bockius at the ailing firm.

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Ashurst, Clifford Chance, Freshfields and Linklaters all on CMA bank probe

11-Nov-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Linklaters, Clifford Chance, Freshfields and Ashurst have all won roles for the UK’s big four retail banks currently at the centre of a major Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) probe launched last week.

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DLA Piper competition partner Pullen quits for Stephenson Harwood

4-Nov-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Long-serving DLA Piper partner Mike Pullen has left the firm after 16 years to join Stephenson Harwood as a competition partner. 

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Linklaters and Milbank secure judgment for Visa in £1bn battle against retailers

30-Oct-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Linklaters and Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy have secured judgment in favour of Visa in a dispute brought by retailers over fees charged for using Visa credit cards.

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Brick Court and Monckton lead as court adjourns strike-out of £1bn cartel claim against BA

30-Oct-2014 | By Joanne Harris

A host of barristers from top sets and major international law firms are advising as British Airways (BA) and a number of other international airlines seek to defend a £1bn claim that they were part of a cartel raising the price of air cargo services.

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Clifford Chance and Herbies advise on EDF EU subsidy approval

17-Oct-2014 | By Kate Beioley

EDF has turned to Clifford Chance antitrust partner Jenine Hulsmann to win approval for a nuclear reactor subsidy scheme from the European Commission (EC), enabling the first new nuclear reactors to be built in Britain for 20 years. 

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New competition regulator CMA creates three new cartel roles

9-Oct-2014 | By Kate Beioley

The newly-formed Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) is looking to hire a director of criminal enforcement as part of three new director roles aimed at beefing up its ability to crack down on cartels.

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Dentons adds former Brodies competition head to Brussels team

3-Oct-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Dentons has hired the former head of EU competition law at Scottish firm Brodies, Mark Clough QC, to its Brussels office as senior counsel.

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Competition boutique Hausfeld launches in Brussels with hire of Michelin GC Geelhand

1-Oct-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Claimant litigation firm Hausfeld has hired Michelin Group Europe general counsel Laurent Geelhand to launch a Brussels office.

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Dawn raids: a toll for discovering and establishing competition infringements download subscription

Karanovic & Nikolic 24-Nov-2014

The Croatian Competition Agency was provided with the authority to conduct dawn raids in 2010, but it was not until June 2013 that it conducted its first one.

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Mourant Ozannes 19-Nov-2014

The Court of Appeal has considered whether an employee who was unwilling to work out his notice period could treat the contract as at an end and work for a competitor.

UK Automotive Newsletter — holiday pay test cases; the Consumer Protection (Amendment) Regulations 2014; and more download subscription

Dentons 18-Nov-2014

This briefing from Dentons covers the latest legal and regulatory updates in the UK automotive industry.

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Briefing live: Romania

20-Oct-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Panellists at The Lawyer ’s recent Romania briefing heard much to encourage them to get involved in the country

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