13-08-2015: Virginie Dor (partner, public procurements at CMS DeBacker) has been named by the European Commission as a member of the stakeholder expert group on public procurement.
13-08-2015: International law firm Pinsent Masons has announced that it is to launch a presence in Brussels ahead of the UK referendum on EU membership.
17-02-2015: Antitrustitalia’s 22nd antitrust lunch is scheduled on Thursday 19 February 2015 at Confindustria Bruxelles (Av. de la Joyeuse Entrée 1 – 1040 Bruxelles – Metro Schuman). Dr. Henning Leupold – member of the Competition Team of the Legal Service of the European Commission – will give a presentation in English on: “Restrictions ‘by object’ after Groupement des Cartes Bancaires – much ado about nothing?”
Crowell & Moring's Brussels Office Elects New Partner and Welcomes the Appointment of a New Senior Counsel
17-02-2015: Crowell & Moring LLP is pleased to announce the promotion of Jan-Diederik Lindemans to partner in the firm’s Litigation and Trial and Intellectual Property groups. Mr. Lindemans’ promotion coincides with the recent arrival of Brussels-based Geert Bogaert to the firm’s Dispute Resolution team as Senior Counsel.
Hogan Lovells has promoted two of its lawyers, Jan Blockx and Gianni De Stefano, to Counsel in the firm's Antitrust, Competition and Economic Regulation practice, effective 1 January 2015.
06-11-2014: Law firm Eversheds has strengthened its international IP and Life Sciences offering with the hire of partner Gunther Meyer who has joined the firm to lead its intellectual property practice in Belgium. Gunther joins from Benelux law firm Stibbe.
After a few years of inactivity we are relaunching the Bruesseler Runde, a forum of German lawyers in Brussels working in the EU institutions, other international organisations, trade associations, companies and law firms. The group will meet again three to four times a year for a casual dinner and exchange of ideas and information.
02-09-2014: Belgian-Luxembourgish law firm De Wolf & Partners has appointed Gerald Stevens as its new Managing Partner.
25-06-2014: Sebastian Vos, an international public policy professional, is joining Covington & Burling to lead the European division of the firm’s global public policy and government affairs practice.
25-06-2014: Leading global law firm Mayer Brown has appointed Antitrust and Competition partner, Jens Peter Schmidt, as partner-in-charge for Brussels, effective 1 June 2014.
The American Lawyer's US-EU Legal Summit, to be held in Brussels on June 16th, is pleased to announce that the keynote address will be delivered by the European Commission's Chief Negotiator of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Mr. Ignacio García Bercero.
Crowell & Moring Adds Dr. Salomé Cisnal De Ugarte as Antitrust, International Trade, and Regulatory Partner in Brussels
20-05-2014: Crowell & Moring LLP is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Salomé Cisnal de Ugarte as a partner in its Antitrust and International Trade groups, as well as the firm’s European (EU) Regulatory Practice. She joins the Crowell & Moring Brussels office from Mayer Brown.
18-05-2014: Covington & Burling is pleased to announce that Johan Ysewyn and Peter Camesasca are joining the firm's Brussels office as partners, where they will play substantial roles in the firm’s global antitrust and competition practice.
18-05-2014: Global law firm K&L Gates LLP welcomes Ignasi Guardans as a partner in its Brussels office. A former member of the European and Spanish parliaments, Guardans boosts the firm’s growing European policy and regulatory practice.
18-03-2014: International TMT law firm Olswang strengthens its TMT offering with the arrival of new partner Sylvie Rousseau. Sylvie is registered at both the Brussels and the Paris bar and will operate from both the firm's Brussels and Paris offices.
17-03-2014: Belgian law firm Laga announced today the hire of Benoît Feron as partner in the Corporate team.
13-03-2014: The Brussels office will focus on EU and Member State competition litigation and investigations.
13-03-2014: Mayer Brown, a leading global law firm, announced today that Julian Ellison has joined the firm as a partner in its Antitrust & Competition practice in Brussels. Previously, he was a partner in the Brussels office at Ashurst.
13-03-2014: Schoenherr, a leading corporate law firm in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), is expanding its EU and Competition practice with a reinforced and newly-staffed office in Brussels. Volker Weiss, a partner in Schoenherr's competition practice, will head the Belgium office.
Bird & Bird Strengthens its Competition Practice with the Appointment of Efthymios Bourtzalas in Brussels
10-03-2014: Bird & Bird is pleased to announce that it has appointed Efthymios Bourtzalas as a partner in its EU & Competition Group based in Brussels.