Nina Collins, a leading scout for foreign publishers, is making senior associate Laura Friedman Williams a full partner and is changing the name of her agency to Collins Williams Associates.

Collins said Williams will take over the scouting activities, while Collins develops an agenting operation. The six-year-old agency numbers among its clients Bertelsmann, Longanesi, Garzanti, Belfond, Prometheus, Tiden, Santillana and London's Orion group.