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Archive for June 21st, 2012

Random thoughts on life at law firms

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Our most recent posts speak for themselves: both Nico and myself are currently quite absorbed by work and have struggled to find the time to write some sensible and substantive stuff here (we’ll be back to substance next week) nor to attend the various social competition law events taking place these days. [Query: if everyone is partying or writing blogs, who works here??!] . However, the “hecticness” of these past few days has spurred some random thoughts with regard to life at law firms (the fact that for the first time ever I have to alter my summer holiday plans because of work has also contributed to some intense reflection). Here they are, in the hope that they give rise to some debate: Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Alfonso Lamadrid

21 June 2012 at 5:55 pm


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Alfonso and I owe a big apology to Francesco Carloni (Shearman & Sterling), Luca Crocco and Gianni de Stefano (Latham & Watkins).

Our friends organized yesterday an anniversary cocktail to celebrate the first year of existence of Italian Antitrust Association antitrustitalia.

I came back late from Bruges, where I gave a presentation at the 8th ELEA seminar. I learned there that Phedon Nicolaides will take over Jacques Pelkmans as the head of the economics department.

Alfonso had other, very good reasons.

PS: I just fixed the link to the BSC brochure.

Written by Nicolas Petit

21 June 2012 at 9:59 am

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