Region: Spain

Ashurst partner leaves to launch Spanish boutique

Daniel Jiménez, the former head of Ashurst’s litigation and arbitration practice in Spain, has launched his own litigation firm with white-collar crime specialist Margarita Santana.

27 March 2014

Spain’s Competition and Markets Authority (CNMC)

Featured in The Due Process Guide 2014

Grade: B-Wait, didn’t the authority only open its doors in October?It replaced Spain’s National Competition Commission last year but observers say that little has changed.

18 March 2014

ABA White Collar Crime: Central California US Attorney’s Office cracking down on securities fraud

David Vascott in Miami. Douglas Fuchs at Gibson Dunn & Crutcher in Los Angeles says the city’s US Attorney’s Office is following the Southern District of New York by increasing the use

06 March 2014

FC Barcelona charged with tax fraud

A Spanish court has charged football club Barcelona with committing tax fraud, according to Spanish reports. The allegation relates to the purchase of Brazilian footballer Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior – commonly known as Neymar – last summer.

21 February 2014

Investigations in 2013: a year in review

A decade-long trend for increasing enforcement of foreign bribery, financial services and competition laws has shown no sign of abating – 2013 was a busy year. Aggressive enforcers, new legislation and heightened awareness of the importance of compliance programmes have fed law firms’ expanding investigations practices plenty of work.

14 February 2014

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