Professor Roger Alford, the Editor of Kluwer Arbitration Blog, was appointed to leadership role at the U.S. Department of Justice, where he will promote the enforcement of antitrust laws around the world. Professor Alford will be the deputy assistant attorney general for international affairs in the DOJ’s Antitrust Division, in which capacity he will manage all aspects of the division’s international work. Having focused on international economic law throughout his career, the link between trade and antitrust law is one of Professor Alford’s core interests.

During his appointment at the U.S. Department of Justice, Professor Alford will take leave of absence from the editorial commitments with Kluwer Arbitration Blog.

Dr Crina Baltag, Associate Editor, will be the acting Editor during Professor Alford’s leave. Any inquiries related to the Blog may be addressed directly to her at: or to the editorial board of Kluwer Arbitration Blog at:


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