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Antonio Jimenez-Blanco

Consultant

Madrid

AJ

Antonio Jimenez-Blanco

Consultant

Madrid

Antonio is a Consultant of Allen & Overy Madrid since 2001. He is a professor in Administrative Law and a former legal advisor of the Spanish Parliament. He is an expert on economic, administrative and competition law and has acted on a number of transactions, from a regulatory point of view in the telecom, banking, energy and health sectors. Antonio has publications on several areas of public law such as zoning law, fundamental rights, planning law, European integration and economic regulation. As well, he has acted as national and international arbitrator.

News & insights

Publications: 26 FEBRUARY 2020

New OECD Guidance on transfer pricing aspects of financial transactions and main take-aways for Luxembourg

On 11 February 2020, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (“OECD”) published the “Transfer Pricing Guidance on Financial Transactions” (the “Report”). 

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Publications: 26 FEBRUARY 2020

New OECD Guidance on transfer pricing aspects of financial transactions

On 11 February 2020, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (“OECD”) published the “Transfer Pricing Guidance on Financial Transactions” (the “Report”). 

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Publications: 25 FEBRUARY 2020

A misprediction is not a mistake: settlement not set aside despite change in law

A change in the law made shortly after a compromise agreement was entered into did not give rise to a common mistake of law capable of setting aside the agreement.  The High Court held that while the doctrine of mistake operates in the context of compromise agreements, there was no “common assumption” between the parties as to the relevant law in this case and therefore no mistake.  The court observed that “a mistake will more likely arise where a well-established and unquestioned rule of law is dramatically overturned than where a single decision on a new and difficult point is overruled”.  The decision highlights the reluctance of the English courts to disturb already concluded settlements on the basis of a future revision of the law: Jeremy Philip Elston v (1) Lawrence King (2) Sue Roscoe (trustees in bankruptcy of Jeremy Philip Elston) [2020] EWHC 55 (Ch).

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Publications: 27 NOVEMBER 2019

New remuneration for renewable energy in Spain

More favourable treatment seeks to avoid the initiation of new arbitration proceedings and to terminate existing ones

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AJ

Office

Madrid

Allen & Overy
Serrano 73
Madrid
28006

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as solicitor, Spain, 1979

Academic

Degree, Law, Universidad de Granada, 1979

PhD, Law, Complutense University of Madrid, 1984

Additional Law Studies, 1987

Published work

"Derecho Administrativo práctico", Coeditor, Ed. Tirant lo Blanch, Valencia, 2002.

“El Estado de las Autonomías (los sectores productivos y la organización territorial del Estado)”, Co-editor with Julián Martínez Simancas Ed. Centro de Estudios Ramón Areces, Madrid, 1997.

“Notas sobre la Carta Europea de los Servicios de Interés Económico General”, Verfassungsstaatlichkeit (Festschrift für KLAUS STERN zum 65. Gebusrstag), Beck, München, 1997.

“La Administración de la Comunidad Europea: controles y garantías” in the book “El Defensor del Pueblo en el Tratado de la Unión Europea”, Universidad Carlos III, Madrid, 1993 Autónomas”, Instituto de Estudios Económicos, Madrid, 1989.

'Comentarios a la Constitución, with others, Ed. Centro de Estudios Ramón Areces, Madrid, 1992.

“Las relaciones de funcionamiento entre el poder central y los entes territoriales”. Instituto de Estudios de Administración Local, Madrid, 1985.

“De nuevo en torno a las leyes orgánicas, las bases y las competencias legislativas de las Comunidades Autónomas”, REDA, Civitas, núm. 53, 1987.

“La distribución de competencias económicas entre el Estado y las Comunidades Autónomas” from the book “Pasado, Presente y Futuro de las Comunidades.