ECIJA offers advice on competition law, including restrictive practices, merger control and state aid, with special emphasis on the following issues:
- Representation and assistance to clients in sanctioning proceedings (cartels and abuses of dominant position) initiated by the Spanish or European competition authorities.
Representation and assistance to clients in merger control proceedings before the Spanish or European competition authorities.
Ongoing advice on agreements restricting competition and abuses of dominant position.
Advice on the control of public aid.
Legal appeals before national and European courts against decisions of the competition authorities.
Civil proceedings for damages for infringement of competition law.
Assistance in competition law matters in M&A processes, both in the due diligence phase and in contractual negotiations. Extensive experience in organising clean teams.
Corporate internal competition law compliance programmes.