Welcome to the August Iberian Lawyer email alert,
bringing insight and analysis for lawyers who advise international business interests in Spain and Portugal as well as the increasingly global interests of Iberian businesses around the world.
Airport privatisations gathering momentum
Madrid Barajas and Barcelona El Prat concession models announced as Portugal prepares sector sales and BAA forced to reduce its UK operations.
Bank sale signals start of Portuguese sell-off
Awards Ceremony, September 22nd, Barcelona;
Held every two years, Iberian Lawyer’s 40 under Forty Awards, honour the leading 40 lawyers across Spain and Portugal under the age of 40. The winners include lawyers from within the major businesses, law firms and public service. This year the Awards Ceremony is being held in Barcelona for the first time, at the exquisite Rey Juan Carlos I Hotel, which will be followed by a Gala Reception within the hotel gardens. As in previous years, the Awards Ceremony is proceeded by the Iberian Legal Summit. This is an interactive debate enabling General Counsel from Iberian and international businesses to discuss their current challenges together with Managing Partners from law firms across Barcelona, Lisbon, Madrid as well as Europe, the USA and Latin America.
When: September 22nd, 2011
Global Special Report 2011: A Legal market on the move
Iberia’s businesses are on the move. Depressed home markets and limited prospects for new growth are prompting an increasing number of Spanish and Portuguese companies to look abroad for new opportunities. A larger number of businesses are now generating a greater proportion of their revenues overseas.
Finance & Infrastructure
Madrid Barajas and Barcelona El Prat airports concession models: The Spanish Government has now announced the timetable and concession framework for the privatisation of Spain’s two largest airports….