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Jaime Rodriguez



Rodriguez Jaime
Jaime Rodriguez



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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Allen & Overy acting as global legal adviser to the French state on its Covid-19 financial support package to strategic companies

News: 22 MAY 2020

A&O advising the French state on its Covid-19 financial support package to strategic companies

Allen & Overy has been appointed as the global legal adviser to the French state as it implements exceptional measures aimed at supporting strategic companies in the country through the Covid-19…

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Publications: 15 MAY 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus update: global application of foreign investment control rules - Updated 15 May 2020

Certain regulators are making changes to their foreign direct investment regimes in response to Covid-19 coronavirus. 

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Publications: 24 JANUARY 2020

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

Now that has 2019 come to an end, we summarise here the most significant developments in the enforcement of Competition rules in Spain and outline some of the challenges for 2020.

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Publications: 18 OCTOBER 2018

Spain: Fines imposed on legal representatives and top executives for breaches of Spanish and EU Competition Law rules

Article 63.2 of the Spanish Competition Act (15/2007 of 3 July on the Defence of Competition, the SCA) provides that, in addition to the fines that may be levied on legal entities for infringing…

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Admitted as abogado, Spain, 2004


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).