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CEE: Competition Monthly Bulletin – September/October 2020

Stay informed about the latest developments in competition law in Central and Eastern Europe with Schoenherr’s multi-jurisdictional newsletter. Each issue offers insight into developments in merger control, antitrust, and unfair competition in the region. Merger Control Antitrust – Cartel Prohibition Antitrust – Abuse of Dominance Unfair Competition Sector enquiries, legislation and guidance

ESMA publishes a report on funds’ resilience to future shocks

On 12 November 2020, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published a report presenting its analysis and conclusions on the readiness of certain investment funds that have significant exposure to corporate debt and real estate assets to potential future adverse shocks, as well as five priority action areas which would contribute to their future […]


Move On Up: Fladgate

West End firm Fladgate is best known for its property and corporate ­practices, so it is no surprise that the focus of both its partnership ­promotions and lateral hires over the past few years has been these two areas.

Paul Devitt

Addleshaws hands second term to managing partner Devitt

Addleshaw Goddard managing partner Paul Devitt will serve another term in the post following an uncontested election. The period for partners to put their name on the ballot to run against Devitt in the election opened before Christmas and closed yesterday (11 January). No one else put their name forward and so Devitt was today […]

Wolfgang Puck CUT

Al Pacino and Robert de Nero hung out at Spagos (with its signature salmon and caviar piazza) and still hang out at The Cut at the Beverly Wilshire in Los Angeles. Wolfgang Puck, proprietor of these A List Haunts and external caterer to the Obama White House, has now opened a modern American steak house […]

Job Watch: Energy

The good news for any lawyer wanting to make a career in the energy sector is that in-house teams and private practice firms are recruiting. “The demand is there for all types of energy experience – corporate, commercial, projects, regulatory and sometimes contentious – and across the spectrum of energy supply,” says Chris Cayley of […]

David Pannick QC

Blackstone silks face off in BBC freedom of expression case

Blackstone Chambers’ David Pannick QC has won judicial review proceedings against the Secretary of State for Justiceon behalf of the BBC. The broadcaster instructed Pannick to bring JR proceedings against the Government after it refused one of its reporters, Dominic Casciani, permission to hold and broadcast a face-to-face interview with Babar Ahmad, who is currently […]

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