July 2012

Welcome to the 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.


Joanna Lee
Iberian Lawyer


Closing ranks

Sources have told Iberian Lawyer that a local Bar Association has made moves towards restricting the alliance between Linklaters and Lefosse Advogados in Brazil. Read more

M&A: The results are in
The M&A first half year rankings are out, with the usuals suspects maintaining strong positions, but with a few surprising inclusions in the top spots. Read more


Iberian Lawyer In-House Club: General Counsel warn against ignoring business risks

While businesses continue searching for corporate opportunities outside Spanish borders, General Counsel warn of the importance of doing your homework. Read more

In-House Club Master Class

The reality of criminal liability within a company: Is compliance the key to reducing risks?

Heads of Legal will meet to debate the implementation and effective management of regulatory compliance protocols to prevent criminal responsibility in a changing and uncertain economic and legal environment.

Where: Barcelona

When: 09:00– 11:30, October 9th, 2012

Regulatory Compliance Report 2012: Ignore at your peril
Across Iberia, companies are being exposed to more and more risks from increasing regulation and scrutiny from regulators. Given the sanctions for non-compliance, including personal liability, Spanish and Portuguese law firms really need to start playing catch-up.

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Client View
Knowing just the law is no longer enough
Isabel Calero at Mango
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Spain’s Audiovisual Law fails to deliver
Patricia Luquero at Fox International Channels
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Legal updates

Labour & Employment
By Inês Reis,
pbbr – Sociedade de Advogados.
Portugal is seen as having one of the most rigid European legislations on …
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By Manuel Gouveia Pereira
Vieira de Almeida & Associados.
Portugal’s new Legal Regime on the Geological Storage of Carbon Dioxide
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Latest jobs

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