Casto González-Páramo Rodríguez | Madrid | Hogan Lovells

Casto González-Páramo Rodríguez

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English, Italian, Spanish

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Casto González-Páramo Rodríguez
Gonzalez-Paramo Rodriguez Casto
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"Holistic approach to complex cases."

Chambers Europe 2020

As head of the Hogan Lovells Antitrust, Competition and Economic Regulation practice in Madrid, Casto has extensive experience advising international and local companies while representing them before the European Union and the Spanish Competition Authorities as well as in judicial procedures regarding all aspects of antitrust proceedings.

Casto's experience encompasses all economic sectors, being particularly intense in the energy, infrastructure, automotive, insurance and consumer business areas. Casto takes pride in putting his broad experience into providing very commercial and practical advice, proactively helping his clients to detect and solve potential problems early on.

Casto is a professor in the master's degree program on EU Law at the Carlos III University in Madrid, as well as a regular lecturer in other academic forums. He also speaks Spanish and English.

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Casto González-Páramo has solid knowledge and experience in various markets. His advice is prudent and reliable.

Legal 500 EMEA 2022

Representative experience

Advising two leading car manufacturers in the automotive manufacturers investigation by the Spanish Competition Authority.
Advising Caixabank on the investigation into the condition of provision of derivative products in the context of syndicated loans.
Representing SCOR in the investigation of the Decennial insurance market by the Spanish Competition Authority.
Advising a leading car manufacturer in relation to the claim of damages suffered as a consequence of an antitrust infraction.
Advising Alstom in the investigation of the Spanish Competition Authority into the railway electrification infrastructure.
Obtaining the EU Commission merger clearance to the setting-up of a JV between Euler Hermes (Allianz Group) and MAPFRE comprising their respective credit-insurance businesses.
Advising Globalvía on the EU notification of the creation of a JV with financial investors.
Representing Brookfield on the notification to the EU Commission of the setting-up of a JV together with Abertis.

Credentials

Education
  • LL.M., Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, 1998
  • Law Degree, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, 1995

Recognition

Ranked in Competition and European Law

Chambers Europe

2013-2023
Leading individual for EU and Competition

Legal 500 EMEA

2020-2023
Recommended for EU and Competition

Legal 500 EMEA

2010, 2012-2021
Acritas Star for Competition/Antitrust

Acritas Stars Independently Rated Lawyers

2016, 2018-2020