October 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



Entrepreneurial Law sparks fierce debate
New law causing controversy over working implications and fulfilling its objectives of long-term change to a risk-adverse culture.Read more

Investor appetite for Iberian assets boosting market activity
Renewed interest a good sign for the market, signalling a return to confidence and the promise of a rise in transactional activity.Read more

Market overhaul triggers future uncertainties
Sweeping regulatory changes under the proposed Solvency II reforms could reshape Europe’s insurance market.
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International Conflict Management
Arbitration and Mediation Options for Global Commercial Transactions

International Conflict Management: Arbitration and Mediation Options for Global Commercial Transactions assembles a panel of international business and ADR experts along with a special roundtable of judges to provide practitioners with important information and guidance.

Where: Arbitration Center of AMCHAM, São Paulo
When: November 13th, 2013
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Lawyers’ Management Program

Lawyers around the world are experiencing a period of extreme turmoil and change, whether operating in areas where demand for legal services is growing or in areas that are still experiencing the effects of global financial crisis. This programme is designed to help leaders and their organisations to make the best choices and decisions.

Where: IE Business School, Madrid
When: February 19th, 2014
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Lisbon report
A resilient profession


The constant threat of default of its Troika obligations and the potential of a second bailout are affecting Portugal’s business and legal markets, both nationally and internationally. The country has been in a vicious circle of political and economic instability, the effects of which have been difficult to stop – and the legal market has not been immune. But in amongst all this, the legal profession has stood strong, adapted and survived.
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Client View
A promising diagnosis

Healthcare is a ‘must have’ rather than a ‘nice to have’, says Isaac Millán, and in the face of the crisis,the sector is alive with opportunities
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Legal updates

Corporate – Spain
New Law: Entrepreneurs and internationalisation
By Fede Segura,
Roca Junyent

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Labour – Portugal
New incentives reduce unemployment
By Alexandra Almeida Mota,
F. Castelo Branco & Associados

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Latest jobs

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