November 2011

Welcome to the November 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.

Scott Appleton
Iberian Lawyer



DLA Piper appoints former Linklaters Managing Partner
DLA Piper has announced that… Read more

Spanish Competition Commission appoints new President
The Comisión Nacional de la Competencia (CNC), the Spanish… Read more

EU Transaction Tax placing onus on banks
Proposals may increase deal and compliance costs and decrease the attractiveness of… Read more

In-House College 2011, Madrid

IMG ¿More for less?
How to better manage the costs of the legal team

The In-House College is a one-day MBA style training for in-house lawyers and compliance officers focusing on more efficient management strategies.

When: Novembre 30th, 2011

Where: Madrid

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Restructuring & Insolvency Report 2011: Unlocking business finance
Locked bank vaults and a lack of access to working capital is the biggest threat facing Iberian businesses, say Spanish and Portuguese restructuring and insolvency lawyers. Liquidity, or the lack of it in the real economy is a growing concern and driving many otherwise viable companies towards insolvency proceedings.
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Law Firm Profile

Expanding through the crisis – Deloitte Abogados
Deloitte Abogados is a firm in which many of its major strengths can also be seen as its biggest weaknesses. In Spain it now has more than 530 lawyers but which have historically been in the shadows of its more high-profile auditing and consulting practices.Its scale underscores the two sides of Deloitte. Firstly, it shows just how large and diverse the legal arm is but, simultaneously, how many in the market remain unaware of its capabilities.
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Legal updates LU
Mergers & Acquisitions
By Paulo Câmara, Sérvulo
Portugal´s new legislation on defending takeover bids: Portuguese draft legislation under public consultation for the adoption of breakthrough rule….
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Projects & InfrastructureLU
By Manuel J. Silva and Joan Roca, Roca Junyent
Spanish public-private partnership structures – Roca Junyent:
The scheme to be followed in Spanish public-private partnerships (PPPs) as a way to privatise infrastructure in Spain will inevitably….

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Latest jobs

General Counsel – Brasil:
Candidates should have at least 10 years’ experience, an excellent level of English and strong people management skills. Full details


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