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Aliende Rodriguez, Elvira

Elvira Aliende Rodriguez

Counsel

Elvira Aliende Rodriguez is counsel in the firm’s Brussels office where her practice focuses on Spanish and EU competition law.

Elvira advises clients across a range of sectors, including air transport, chemicals, telecommunications, energy, pharmaceuticals, steel, hotel accommodation, textiles and financial services.  She has extensive experience in advising clients on Article 101 (restrictive agreements) and the equivalent provisions under Spanish law.  She has also participated in State aid procedures and in Article 102 (abuse of dominance) cases before the EU competition authorities.  She has in-depth knowledge of working before the European Commission and the European Courts.

Selected Experience

  • European Commission JPY LIBOR, EURIBOR and CHF LIBOR cartel investigations.  Representing major international banks before the European Commission (2011 to 2017)
  • European Commission air freight forwarders cartel investigation.  Representing a large international air freight forwarder before the European Commission (2008 to 2011).
  • European Commission air cargo cartel investigation.  Representing a large international airline before the European Commission (2008 to 2011) and secured the abandonment of all allegations.  Assisted in the representation of an international airline before the European General Court and secured the annulment of the Commission decision in its entirety (2016)
  • European Commission heat stabilisers cartel investigation.  Representing a large chemical company before the European Commission.  Assisted in the representation before the European General Court, case pending (2007 to 2011).
  • European Commission marine hoses cartel investigation.  Representing a large international company before the European Commission.  Assisted in the representation before the European General Court, case pending (2007 to 2011).

Selected Publications

  • EU Regulation and Competition Law in the Transport Sector, Oxford University Press, Co-authored (March 2017).
  • “EU Cartels & Leniency.” The EMEA Antitrust Review 2017, Global Competition Review. Co-authored with Stephen Mavroghenis and Laura Abram.
  • “EU Cartels & Leniency.” The European Antitrust Review 2016, Global Competition Review. Co-authored with Julie Vandenbussche and Laura Abram.
  • “EU Cartels & Leniency.” The European Antitrust Review 2015, Global Competition Review. Co-authored with Stephen Mavroghenis.
  • “The disclosure of evidence in EU and US antitrust civil action cases”, ABA. Co-authored with Stephen Fishbein (2014).
  • “EU Cartels & Leniency.” The European Antitrust Review 2014, Global Competition Review. Co-authored with Stephen Mavroghenis.
  • European Union Competition and Cartel Leniency, Practical Law Multi-Jurisdictional Guide 2012, Competition and Cartel Leniency, PLC. Co-authored with Stephen Mavroghenis.
  • “E Pluribus Unum: rolling up cartel infringements in EC Competition Law,” Global Competition Review. The European Antitrust Review 2010 (2009). Co-authored with Julian Joshua.

Speaking Engagements

  • “Beyond the Follow-on claim” (panelist) CDR Spring Competition Litigation Symposium, (February 2017).
  • EIB Seminar on EU Competition law in transport, big data and collaborative economy (panelist) (February 2017).
  • “European merger control 2016/2017”, IFLR European M&A Forum (September 2016).
  • “Shower of regulation on the Financial and Insurance sectors: where does the journey end? Case study, Libor Case”. (AIJA, June 2016).
  • “When is a parent or a shareholder liable? The shifting sands of limited liability across the globe.”, ABA Spring Meeting (April 2013).
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Education

  • College of Europe, Bruges, LL.M. in European Law and Economic Analysis
  • Universidad de Deusto, Bilbao (Degree in Law & Economics)
  • Catholic University of Leuven (Degree in European Law & Economics)

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