Cuatrecasas (Barcelona)

Cristina Vila Gisbert

Cuatrecasas (Barcelona)
Lawyer (Associate)

Cristina Vila Gisbert is an associate of the Cuatrecasas EU and competition law team in Barcelona. She assists and represents national and international companies at national and EU level in different areas of competition law (mergers and acquisitions, antitrust and state aid) and is also involved in direct actions, appeals and preliminary rulings before the Courts of the European Union. Cristina holds a law degree (2011) and an economics degree (2009) from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, and a Diploma in Legal Studies from the University of Oxford (2010).

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1035 Bulletin

Cristina Vila Gisbert The Spanish Supreme Court confirms fines on company for their participation in cartel agreements and publishes the names of the individual in the fining decision (Cesar)


On March 28, 2019, the Spanish Supreme Court (Tribunal Supremo) issued a judgment confirming that the Spanish National Commission for Markets and Competition (Comisión Nacional de los Mercados y la Competencia or “CNMC”) can (i) impose fines on company executives for their participation in cartel (...)

Cristina Vila Gisbert, Maite M. Mazzitelli Gorraiz The Spanish Supreme Court annuls inspections on a professional association on grounds of insufficient reasons for the inspection decision (UNESA)


On December 10, 2014, the Spanish Supreme Court issued judgment number 4201/2011, allowing the appeal that the Asociación Española de la Industria Eléctrica (“UNESA”) filed against the judgment of the Audiencia Nacional (Spanish Court of Appeal, “AN”) of June 2, 2011. The AN’s judgment had dismissed (...)

Cristina Vila Gisbert The Spanish High Court considers that the Competition Authority has erred in considering that an individual’s public statements amount to a collective price recommendation (CEOE)


On October 15, 2013, the Spanish High Court issued judgment 4581/2013 regarding Mr. Gaspart’s appeal against the decision of the Comisión Nacional de la Competencia (Spanish Competition Commission, “CNC”), of September 26, 2012. The High Court considered that the CNC had erred in considering that (...)

Borja Palacios Moreno, Cani Fernández, Cristina Vila Gisbert The Spanish Supreme Court validates the Competition Authority’s interpretation of excessive prices (Explosivos de Canarias)


On May 29, 2013, the Spanish Supreme Court issued judgment number 2660/2013 on the appeal that Canarias Explosivos, S.A. (“Canarias Explosivos”) submitted against the judgment of the Spanish National Court (Audiencia Nacional) on December 10, 2009. The Supreme Court considered that there were no (...)

Cani Fernández, Cristina Vila Gisbert, Irene Moreno-Tapia The Spanish Competition Commission imposes a €50,000 fine on an individual, for collective price recommendations (CEOE and Mr. Joan Gaspart)


The CNC’s Directorate of Investigations learned through several press reports of the statements that Mr. Joan Gaspart, chairman of the Tourism Board of the Spanish Confederation of Business Organizations of the CEOE, made on January 19, 2011, at the 2011 Spanish International Tourism Fair (...)

Albert Pereda Miquel, Cristina Vila Gisbert The Spanish Supreme Court validates the seizure of documents protected by legal privilege and those beyond the scope of the inspection order (STANPA)


On April 27, 2012, the Spanish Supreme Court issued judgment number 6552/2009 on the appeals submitted by the Asociación Nacional de Perfumería y Cosmética (“STANPA”) and the Spanish Competition Authority (“CNC”) against the judgment of the Audiencia Nacional (Spanish Court of Appeal, “AN”) of (...)

Cristina Vila Gisbert The Spanish Competition Authority requests the EU Commission on the interpretation of the 15-day deadline to request a referral under article 22 of the EU Merger Regulation (Syngenta/Monsanto)


On September 30, 2009, the Spanish Competition Authority (the “CNC”) requested the European Commission to examine, under article 22.1 of the EU Merger Regulation, the transaction through which Syngenta Crop Protection (“Syngenta”) acquired sole control of the sunflower seed business of Monsanto (...)


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