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The rise of FDI regimes and their impact on M&A transactions

Foreign direct investment (FDI) is an important part of the global economy: OECD data indicates that there was USD$1,426 billion of global FDI in 2019. In recent years, governments around...

Analysis

New reform of the Foreign Direct Investment regime in Spain
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The Spanish government last week approved a new reform of the legal regime that establishes a screening regime for certain foreign direct investments ("FDI") in Spain, (the "R...

Analysis

Competition law in Spain: What to expect in the current economic recovery phase
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The COVID-19 pandemic has manifested itself with particular virulence in Spain. Its direct effects, as well as those resulting from the extreme lockdown measures adopted to contain its...

Analysis

Acquisition of businesses in financial difficulty as a result of COVID-19
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In the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, many companies will be facing significant financial difficulties for which the only viable solution to remain a going concern will be acquisition by...

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EU merger control in times of COVID-19

The current COVID-19 pandemic is posing unprecedented challenges on our public health systems and communities. It is also heavily impacting economic activity, including for companies in the ...

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EU Commission adopts Temporary Framework for State aid to support the economy in the current COVID-19 outbreak and approves several national State aid schemes

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the European economy with brute force. Many businesses are facing drastic declines in revenues and are in urgent need of liquidity. Some have imposed temporary ...

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In the world of COVID-19, companies must not quarantine competition law compliance

Competition law will not be at the top of companies' agendas today. COVID-19 presents companies with many challenges. Companies will be looking for whatever solutions they can find to deal...

Analysis

CJEU clarifies assessment under competition law of pay-for-delay deals in the pharmaceutical sector
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On 30 January 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued its decision on a request for preliminary ruling submitted by the UK Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) in a case ...

Published Works

Antitrust Litigation 2019 Chambers and Partners

Before the implementation of Directive 2014/104/EU on Antitrust Damages Actions (the Directive), some relevant case law had already been developed by the Spanish Supreme Court on many of...

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