EU & Antitrust

ECIJA offers legal advice on competition issues, merger control, state aid and general EU law issues.

It is worth highlighting our experience in the following areas:

  • • Sanctioning procedures (cartels and abuses of dominant position) initiated by the Spanish or Community Competition Authorities.
    • Records of control of concentrations before the Spanish or Community Competition Authorities.
    • Issues related to public aids and State intervention.
    • Judicial appeals before national and Community courts against decisions of Competition Authorities.
    • Civil proceedings for compensation of damages for breach of Competition Law.
    • Prior analysis in the context of mergers and acquisitions, in the due diligence phase and the development of strategies that accelerate the authorization of a merger.
    • Evaluation of business practices potentially restrictive of competition.
    • Corporate programs of internal compliance with the competition rules.

In European Union Law, ECIJA has extensive experience in a wide range of sectoral issues, as well as international trade, including trade defense instruments.

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Tuesday, 22 June, 2021

Mexico: New Law of Transparency, Prevention and Combat of Improper Practices in Advertising Contracting: Impacts and Challenges for Companies


On June 3rd, 2021, the Decree promulgating the Law of Transparency, Prevention and Combat of Improper Practices in Advertising Contracting was published on the Federal Official Gazette. Such recently created law has the purpose of regulating the objectives provided in article 28 of the Political Constitution of the United States of Mexico and promoting transparency […]

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Royal Decree 958/2020, of 3 November, on commercial communications of the gambling activities

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Finally, the Royal Decree on Commercial Communications, which final text we analyze below, has been approved and published in the Official Gazette (BOE): Sponsorship on premises, sports teams or competitions, t-shirts or sports equipment is prohibited. Sponsorship is possible outside the frame of the prohibitions. The existing sponsorship agreements can be in force until 31 […]

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