“Excellent service, prompt response time and ability to explain issues in context“
– The Legal 500 –
Our highly experienced EU Law and antitrust law team defends the interests of our clients before the EU and Spanish competition authorities. We assist our clients in obtaining the necessary authorization from the competition authorities in those transactions and contracts in which such are required (notifications of transactions of concentration, opposition to proceedings of concentration, administrative and court proceedings or antidumping matters, etc).
We also advise in the preparation of compliance programs for companies in order to verify the observance of the competition legislation and regulatory matters.
Furthermore, we advise on EU Law, particularly regarding internal market issues.
Our competition team works closely with specialists in other areas of practice of the firm to offer our clients the most comprehensive advice.
Araoz & Rueda’s Ainhoa Veiga “was effective when dealing with the competition authorities and was very good all round”. She commonly assists companies with merger proceedings, distribution contracts and CNMC investigations. She has recently been instructed by IBA Molecular to advise on public procurement proceedings in hospitals.
Ainhoa Veiga is the main contact at Araoz & Rueda, which is especially active on the transactional and merger-control side. The team recently advised Eni on antitrust issues related to its Union Fenosa Gas joint venture with Gas Natural Fenosa.
Ainhoa Veiga of Araoz & Rueda is the head of department and is well regarded in the market. Her practice includes advising on merger control and IP related matters. Market commentators describe her as "very good, straightforward and practical."
At Araoz & Rueda, practice head Ainhoa Veiga advised Eastman Chemical on the notification to the CNMC of the acquisition by its wholly owned subsidiary Taminco of Cepsa Química.
Ainhoa Veiga heads Araoz & Rueda's competition practice and is highlighted for her proactivity and noted presence on the competition market.
Ainhoa Veiga heads Araoz & Rueda's "very competent team", which has "a practical approach" and "knowledge of the domestic authority". Highlights included advising Apollo on merger control matters concerning its acquisition of Evo Banco.
Ainhoa Veiga of Araoz & Rueda heads the firm's competition department. Clients highlight her efficiency and commitment.
At Araoz & Rueda Ainhoa Veiga heads the competition team and is recommended.
Ainhoa Veiga at Araoz & Rueda is "pragmatic and well rounded".
Araoz & Rueda’s ‘excellent’ team advised waste management company Daorje on antitrust issues in the recycling market, and provided merger control advice to clients such as SK Capital Partners and Ferroatlántica. Practice head Ainhoa Veiga is ‘tough and energetic".
Araoz & Rueda's team is "always available, with a high level of commitment". Practice head Ainhoa Veiga is "really intelligent; she captures the essence of the problem in a second and quickly provides solutions".
Ainhoa Veiga at Araoz & Rueda receives praise for her "direct, clear and analytical style".
High-calibre team led by partner Ainhoa Veiga: "She receives widespread recognition as a competition specialist with experience in M&A and IP".
At Araoz & Rueda, Ainhoa Veiga´s team was praised for its "excellent service, prompt response time, in-depth subject knowledge and ability to explain issues in context".
"This Spanish boutique has a compact but strong competition team. The firm aims to deliver a tailored service and happy clients comment that "compared to the big multinational firms it seems to dedicate a lot more time to the clients." Leading the team, and at the forefront of each case, is partner Ainhoa Veiga, a skilled competition lawyer specialising also in IP.
Araoz & Rueda boasts sound expertise in competition issues.
"They provide a real personal treatment within a speedy and flexible framework".
Clients are delighted with Ainhoa Veiga at Araoz & Rueda, noting her "solid, well-constructed arguments" as well as her "diligent and flexible service".
Interviewees describe department head Ainhoa Veiga as "a smart lawyer who really knows what she is doing".
This widely admired corporate firm has a small but highly efficient competition practice that offers splendid transactional and litigation services. Ainhoa Veiga is seen as an energectic and rising star on the team.
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2018 UIA Congress
October 30 - November 3, 2018 (Oporto)
Organises: Union Internationales des Avocats
Lecturer: Ángel S. Freire
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