Andrew Ward

Cuatrecasas, Goncalves Pereira (Madrid)
Lawyer (Partner)

Andrew Ward is a partner in the CUATRECASAS, GONÇALVES PEREIRA EU and competition law team in Madrid. Andrew holds a BA and MA in law from the University of Cambridge (Downing College, 1996) and is a Barrister of England and Wales (Lincoln’s Inn). He advises leading Spanish and international groups on mergers and acquisitions, antitrust and state aid issues.

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Allen & Overy (Madrid)
Cuatrecasas, Goncalves Pereira (Barcelone)


938 Bulletin

Andrew Ward, Javier Arana Rodríguez The Spanish Competition Authority fines companies for gun jumping based on an unprecedentedly broad concept of control (Gestamp/ Essa Bonmor)


On January 30, 2012, the Spanish Competition Commission (Comisión Nacional de la Competencia, “CNC”) imposed fines of €124.400 on two groups in the automotive components sector, Gestamp and Estampaciones Sabadell, for allegedly executing a notifiable concentration without authorization. The CNC (...)

Andrew Ward, Silvia Segade Sanz The Spanish National Competition Commission declares that a local government body infringed competition rules by participating in sector agreements in the sherry industry (Productores de Uva y Vinos de Jerez)


On October 6, 2011, the Spanish National Competition Commission (Comisión Nacional de la Competencia “CNC”) found that the Andalucian government and a number of associations of operators in the sherry industry had engaged into a concerted practice consisting of price and production agreements in (...)

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