E-alert February 2013

Welcome to the Iberian Lawyer email alert, bringing insight and analysis for lawyers who advise on international business interests in Spain and Portugal as well as the increasingly global interests of Iberian businesses around the world.


Joanna Lee

Iberian Lawyer



Capital markets confidence returning
Restructuring of the Spanish banking sector, the ‘banco malo’ and the EU bank bailout are finally having a positive effect on the markets. Read more

Iberia’s telecoms giants hit with anti-competitive fines
The European Commission sends the market a clear signal that it will not stand for breaches of its competition regulations. Read more

Portugal’s lawyers in radical shake up
The Troika Memorandum has already prompted a wave of reforms, and the latest pillar of Portugal to come under pressure is the professions. Read more

The Agenda Africa Forum 2013 will look at the key energy, natural resources and infrastructure opportunities emerging in Angola and Mozambique, the current and prospective regulatory frameworks, and help investors assess the similarities and differences businesses face in the two countries.
Where: London   
Thursday April 11th, 2013                                                                                           
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Tax Report
From ‘havens’ to ‘infernos’

Continuous reforms, increasingly aggressive tax authorities, and a Government that keeps changing the rules of the game mean that 2013 looks set to be another year of tax controversy and challenges for clients and law firms alike. Read more

Client View

New scenario, new rules, new solutions
Today’s legal world is a very different place to that of a decade ago, and handling compliance and corporate governance issues has become paramount, says Estíbaliz Gállego Longás.
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Legal updates  
Tax – Spain
Tax collection measures continue
By Vanessa Méndez Suárez
Deloitte Abogados

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Corporate – Netherlands
New Rules on BVs.
By Carlos Pita Cao
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Latest jobs 

Check all the latest job vacancies from some of the biggest law firms. Full details


40 under Forty Awards

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