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Podcast Updates

Podcast: Week in review

The most relevant news of the week published on Iberian Lawyer read and commented by Ilaria Iaquinta and Michael Heron A new episode of the “Week in review”. A new episode of the “Week in review”. Every week, Ilaria Iaquinta and Michael Heron will discuss and comment on the week’s biggest news from the Iberian […]

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Professionals together for the benefit of Ukrainian refugees

by Irina Wakstein Since 1994, Fundación Juntos por la Vida has sought to promote international fostering as a tool for social transformation. In this way, it carries out different programmes to accompany children by providing assistance and access to health, education and food. The mission of this non-governmental organisation is to change the lives of […]

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Eversheds Sutherland FCB: a firm on the rise

By Michael Heron Eversheds Sutherland FCB is the combination of Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP and FCB Advogados, which merged in June 2021. Almost one year later, Iberian Lawyer spoke with the two co-managing partners, to assess the impact of this strategic decision. Albert Einstein was quoted as saying, “Growth comes through analogy; through seeing how […]

Agenda

ACC Europe: Madrid conference kicks off

“New Beginnings from an inspiring perspective”. This is the title of ACC Europe’s annual conference, which gathers the European members of the Association of Corporate Counsel (the world’s largest international association of corporate lawyers with over 45,000 members in 90 countries) in Madrid today and tomorrow. The traditional annual meeting, which was interrupted after the […]

Podcast Updates

Podcast: Week in review

The most relevant news of the week published on Iberian Lawyer read and commented by Ilaria Iaquinta and Michael Heron A new episode of the “Week in review”. Every week, Ilaria Iaquinta and Michael Heron will discuss and comment on the week’s biggest news from the Iberian legal market. Special guests of the week: Lourdes […]

Appointments

Sérvulo confirms new managing partner

Manuel Magalhães has been confirmed as the new managing partner of Sérvulo & Associados. Paulo Câmara, the current managing partner, will continue to serve on the board of directors. “It is with great pride and a sense of responsibility that I assume this commitment, supported and shared with my partners. It is with enthusiasm and […]

Deal & transactions

Uría advises on €2b acquisition of Lyntia Networks

Uría Menéndez, has advised investment manager Axa and Swiss Life Asset Managers on the acquisition of Lyntia Networks, Spain’s leading neutral fibre-optic operator. Lyntia Network is a leading wholesale operator in the Spanish telecommunications market and operates a high quality, proprietary national fibre network of over 43,000 kilometres, deployed primarily along electricity and gas distribution […]

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Is Portugal a crypto tax haven?

By Michael Heron Satoshi Nakamoto is the name used by the presumed pseudonymous person or persons who first developed bitcoin. Indeed Bitcoin was the first decentralised cryptocurrency, which first released as open-source software in 2009. Since the release of Bitcoin, many other cryptocurrencies have been created, including NFTs, a non-fungible token, that may be associated […]

Background News

The war in Ukraine accelerates the path to renewable energy

The invasion of Ukraine has exposed the European continent’s energy dependency. The price of gas, oil, coal and other raw materials has skyrocketed, and – in this context – the commitment to renewable energies appears the most viable solution. This new scenario of uncertainty undoubtedly involves a series of legal implications and challenges. Hermenegildo Altozano, […]