November 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 Pinto Bull Lee

Iberian Lawyer



Managing legal services in a global context: Corporate Counsels’ challenges in influencing decisions
Iberian Lawyer’s In-House Club gathered a select group of general counsel in Miami to debate current challenges when developing their functions in a competitive and hyper-regulated environment.Read more

Portugal becoming one of the most competitive EU tax regimes
Lawyers seeing great possibilities in proposed new corporate tax reforms to promote inbound and outbound investment.Read more

First EIB bond kickstarting capital markets
The inaugural deal under the Europe 2020 Project Bond Initiative demonstrates investor demand and hope for a rise in activity.
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The realities of change:
Can legal reforms bring business opportunities?

Wednesday 4th December, Lisbon
In-house counsel are embracing the new economic reality and exploring how this can be used to the advantage of their businesses.

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Doomed to mediocrity or equipped for success:
The crucial importance of forward thinking people

Monday 25th November at 7pm, online session
This forum is designed for all those with an interest in and/or strategic responsibility for acquiring, keeping and making the best use of key talent in a firm or legal department including the talent of the partners and leaders themselves.

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TMT report
Keep up or log out


No longer a niche practice, TMT has taken the legal world by storm. And lawyers say that one thing is very clear in today’s ‘digital economy’ – these days there is no industry that isn’t affected by TMT. But the sector is evolving at such a rapid pace, that clients, law firms and regulators are having a very hard time keeping up, and applicable legal frameworks are almost out-dated before they become effective.
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Law Firm Profile
Hitting the top twice – Baker & McKenzie


Following the hiring of José María Alonso to head Baker & McKenzie´s Madrid office’s dispute resolution team in March 2012, this year sees the former Managing Partner (MP) of Garrigues elected to lead the Madrid office.
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Legal updates

Energy – Spain
Black forecast for renewables sector
By Jesús Avezuela Cárcel and
María Casado Navarro-Rubio, Broseta

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Sports – Portugal
New Sports Arbitration Court
By José Manuel Meirim,

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Latest jobs

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