E-alert July 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




Portugal and Spain’s companies face tax transparency
Calls for greater public scrutiny of multinational companies’ accounts are leading to a pragmatic legislative response by the EU. Read more

First Spanish firms going solo in Latin America
Garrigues decision to exit the Affinitas network has left the firm taking a bold new approach to the continent. Read more

Audit firms breaking into Spanish top tier
The Big Four are now among the largest in the market, their success a result of changing market conditions and client perceptions.Read more


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Agenda Latin America 2013: Legal strategies for new investment

Join the key players in the Latin America legal market for an online debate on the opportunities and legal challenges that business face.

Where: online session
When: July 23rd, 2013



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Regulatory Compliance report
A ticking time bomb

The crisis has prompted a run of ever-changing regulations across Iberia, bringing to the forefront the increasing need for legal services on compliance. But more recently, it is the costs of non-compliance that are grabbing the headlines. Cases involving fines, reputational damage and even potential jail terms are highlighting the risk companies take if they do not make compliance a priority.
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Law Firm Profile
Doing it the hard way


When the market hears the word `Miranda´, say competitors, they usually think of Africa. The law firm has steadily expanded into the continent over the past decade and a half, with associated offices in Angola, Cape Verde, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, São Tomé and Príncipe. And it has no intention of stopping anytime soon, says Rui Amendoeira, Miranda Correia Amendoeira & Associados’ Managing Partner. .
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Legal updates

Entrepreneurship – Spain
New Entrepreneurship Law: Living up to expectations?
By Jaime Olleros, Olleros Abogados
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Environment – Portugal
Portugal discusses a new industrial emissions regime
By Manuel Gouveia Pereira, Vieira de Almeida & Associados
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Iberian Lawyer Top 40 under Forty Awards 2013


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