Linares Abogados

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Chairman/CEO: Miguel Linares
Number of employees: 10
Languages: English, Spanish

Overview & History:
Linares Abogados was founded by Miguel Linares Polaino in 2010, comprising a team of highly qualified lawyers and professionals, who offer clients their extensive experience developed in other prestigious law firms, and financial institutions. The main goals are, on the one hand, providing a highly specialised and personalised service, partner-driven at a reasonable cost; and, on the other, developing the careers of the professionals of the firm, by providing them ongoing internal and external training. All of it focussing on sustainability impact. 

Practice Areas:
E-Money and Payment Institutions:

Assistance to UK E-Money and Payment institutions in relation to Brexit and their authorisation processes in Spain. Likewise, have interceded between those UK institutions and Spanish licensed ones to allow the firsts keep operating in the meantime.
Key Clients: Opay, Right Card, PayAlly, XChanger, among others
Contact: Miguel Linares (+34 637 75 40 40).
Email: [email protected]

Anti-Money Laundering:
Have developed, together with one of the most reputed game-based learning platforms, a videogame that complies with the AML training obligations for financial entities. Besides, advised a UK company to adapt UK AML standards to Spanish ones.
Key Clients: Game Learn and Paysend
Contact: Lidia Pérez (+34 607 67 64 72)
Email: [email protected]

Local Currencies:
Assistance to the MedTOWN Project of the European Union, through the NGO ACPP (Asamblea de Cooperación por la Paz) for the implementation of an innovative Local Currency for a Spanish City Council.
Key Clients: ACPP
Contact: Miguel Linares (+34 637 75 40 40)
Email: [email protected]

Sustainability:
Advice Toq.io in sustainability and SDG (sustainable development goals) with regard to its project, related to financial institutions customers’ data treatment. Have published a report on the impact of Covid-19 in sustainability, together with Help Up, a technological start up aimed to manage companies’ social activity. Now working in sustainable finance.
Key Clients: Toq.io and Help Up
Contact: Ana Irlán (+34 650 82 72 94)
Email: [email protected]

Sectors:
Sectors that the firm work with:

• Relations with supervisory bodies
• Electronic Money and Payment services
• Anti-Money Laundering
• Mobile Banking
• Local currencies
• Marketplaces
• Regulatory compliance
• Crowd Funding & Lending
• Corporate Governance
• Securities Markets
• Sustainability
• Data protection and information society services

Recent Highlights & Awards:
Fundación Codespa awarded Linares Abogados in 2019 as finalist in its XX Awards, in the Solidarity SME category and for its project “Becas para las niñas” (Scholarships for girls), for its sustainable law firm work and as Sustainability consultants.

Contacts:
Miguel Linares: [email protected] (+34 637 75 40 40)
Jacobo Baltar: [email protected] (+34 651 64 29 15)
Lidia Pérez: [email protected] (+34 607 67 64 72)

Offices:
Spain

Madrid: Alcalá 75, 4D (28009) Madrid 
Tel: +34 914 01 85 60
Email: [email protected]

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Calle Alcalá 75

4º derecha

Madrid

Madrid

Spain

28009

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