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MVA ASOCIADOS

Competition/European Law

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What the team is known for

Notable practice group handling a wide range of competition matters including infringement proceedings, compliance and merger control. Offers expertise in cartel investigations before the Supreme Court, as well as advising on administrative appeals. Routinely assists leading multinationals from the construction, telecoms and energy arenas with antitrust mandates.

Strengths

The firm is praised by one client who states: "We are impressed by its work, leadership, and good response to our needs and doubts."

"The team is very solid and responds fast and rigorously to our legal needs," further clients comment.

Work highlights

Advised Holmen Group on an administrative infringement proceeding brought by the CNMC as part of a cartel case.

Notable practitioners

Eduardo Abril is known by interviewees for his "sharp analytical skills and eloquence." He frequently assists clients with administrative infringement cases, cartel investigations and antitrust compliance programmes.

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Overview



The Competition and European Law practice area provides advice before Spanish and EU Institutions and Spanish and EU Courts. The practice of the Department is mainly focused on compliance matters, infringement proceedings/contentious work, merger control and damages claims for Competition law infringements.

As a boutique law firm, most of our clients come to us seeking representation in highly complex matters and on sectors in which recurrent advice is needed, on the account of the duration and diversity of the proceedings.

Services:

  • Advice and representation in Infringement proceedings, before either the Competition Authorities (national and European), or before the contentious-administrative courts

  • Restrictive agreements
  • Abuse of dominant position
  • Advice and representation in merger control proceedings, at a national and European level

  • Advice and representation in State Aid proceedings

  • Review of contracts, from a Competition Law standpoint (particularly, distribution agreements)

  • Advice on European Law issues (fundamental freedoms)

  • Advice and representation in civil claims for unlawful competition damages

  • National Competition Law compliance programs for companies: prevention and self-evaluation



Clients

Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulation

Alba Group

Andorra Telecom

Armando Álvarez Group

Axpo Iberia

BP Oil

Gas Natural Fenosa

Holmen Group

Mémora

Repacar

Saggas

Sedigas

Sernauto

Viesgo Group

Industries

Automobiles&Parts

Commercial Services

Construction&Materials

Energy

Forestry&Paper

Industrial Machinery

Retail

Telecommunications

Transportation

Utilities

Competition/European Law

MVA ASOCIADOS

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Location

Calle Fortuny 35 / Jenner 5

Entreplanta dcha

Madrid

Madrid

Spain

28010

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Spain

Competition/European Law


Eduardo Abril
Band 3