As an associate in the Government Regulatory practice in the Hogan Lovells Madrid office, Álvaro Abad focuses his practice on regulated sectors, especially on life sciences, energy, environment and natural resources. Álvaro regularly provides advice to global and Spanish companies on the regulatory framework applicable to different aspects relating to those sectors and, in particular, to medical devices and medicinal products.
He also has extensive experience in public procurement, consumption and transport, advising on re-establishment of economic and financial balance of public contracts, sanctioning proceedings regarding consumer protection and the processing of transport authorizations.
Álvaro has also been involved in M&A transactions advising on regulatory, life sciences and environmental matters
Areas of Focus
Advising a leading tech company on the regulatory framework in Spain relating to the automotive sector.
Advising a leading trade retailer on regulatory matters regarding the transport of goods.
Advising a multinational pharmaceutical laboratory on regulatory compliance.
Advising a multinational pharmaceutical laboratory on the launching of new and innovative medical devices.
Advising a Spanish group which operates more than 20 mini-hydros throughout Spain and Portugal in the context of a refinancing project.
Advising an international company on the regulatory framework applicable in Spain to genetic genealogy services