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Jaime Rodriguez

Counsel

Madrid

Rodriguez Jaime
Jaime Rodriguez

Counsel

Madrid

Jaime has significant experience in notifying merger filing to the European Commission and the Spanish Competition Authority, as well as handling multijurisdictional filings to other competition authorities worldwide. He also has substantial experience defending companies and trade associations in infringement proceedings dealing with collusive behaviour (cartels) and abuses of dominance.

Jaime has also advised large multinational companies in state aid matters. Moreover, he has also litigated before the Spanish Audiencia Nacional (High Court equivalent) in competition law appeals. Jaime has advised in several sectors such as construction, foodstuff, retail, medical devices as well as in electronic payment devices.

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Publications: 18 May 2021

Important modifications to the Spanish Competition Rules (the ECN + Directive implemented in Spain)

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Publications: 24 January 2020

Developments in the enforcement of Competition law in Spain in 2019 and challenges for 2020

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Publications: 18 October 2018

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Expertise

Practices

Antitrust and Competition

Office

Madrid

Allen & Overy
Serrano 73
Madrid
28006

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as abogado, Spain, 2004

Academic

Law Degree, Universidad de Sevilla

LLM, European Law, Institute of European Studies, Université Libre de Bruxelles, 2003

LLM, University of Chicago Law School, 2007

Published work

'"When does a parent company respond for the anticompetitive behaviour of its subsidiary": Commentary to the CFI judgment in the case General Química', co-authored with Antonio Martínez, Fundación CEFI, forthcoming.

Chemical Chapter of EC Merger Decisions Digest, in coauthorship with Antonio Martínez, Fernando Tallón and Julio Pascual. Struys, Michel L. & Robinson, Jeremy, November 2010.

"El sistema español de reclamación de daños y perjuicios derivados de infracciones de la normativa de competencia: ¿cerca o lejos de los objetivos marcados por el Libro Blanco de la Comisión Europea?", in coauthorship with Antonio Martínez, Comunicaciones en Propiedad Industrial y Derecho de la Competencia, Fundación CEFI, Magazine nº 59, July-September 2010.

"Merger proceedings in crisis times", co-authored with Antonio Martínez, Rafael del Pino Foundation, El Derecho de la Competencia en Tiempos de Crisis (2010).