Cuatrecasas (Barcelona)

Irene Moreno-Tapia

Cuatrecasas (Barcelona)

Ms. Moreno-Tapia is a competition and EU Law Partner at Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira. She joined the firm in 1998. She specializes in distribution agreements and abuses of dominant position. Also, she regularly advises important multinational companies and investment funds on the control of concentrations - both at Spanish and Community level - and represents them before the administrative courts. She has successfully advised and represented many clients on defense of competition before the Spanish authorities, in both administrative and litigation fields (e.g., agreements, abuses, concentrations, and public aid). She also has ample experience in other areas of EU law, such as customs law, public procurement, European funds and food safety legislation, and has participated in many cases before the EU courts. Recommended by Best Lawyers in Antitrust.


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3156 Bulletin

Cani Fernández, Irene Moreno-Tapia Dominance in the telecommunications sector: An overview of EU and national case law


We are delighted to contribute once again a foreword to the Concurrences’ special issue on Dominance in the Telecommunications Sector. We participated to this Bulletin for the first time in 2013, and later updated it to cover the EU and national case law until 2015; this implied the analysis of around 190 cases summaries on European and national decisions before administrative bodies and courts concerning the application of article 102 of the Treaty (TFEU) and the corresponding national provisions in the telecoms sector.

Cani Fernández, Irene Moreno-Tapia, Silvia Segade Sanz The Spanish National Court annuls CNC decision closing pharmaceutical dual pricing case (European Association of Euro-Pharmaceutical Companies / Pfizer / Novartis / Sanofi-Aventis)


On December 5, 2012, the Spanish National Court (Audiencia Nacional or “AN”) annulled the decision of the Spanish Competition Commission (formerly called Comisión Nacional de la Competencia or “CNC”), to close file S/0017/07. The AN considered that the CNC should have further investigated (...)

Cani Fernández, Irene Moreno-Tapia, Javier Arana Rodríguez The Spanish National Court annuls the CNC decision to incorporate evidence gathered during an inspection to the case file of a new investigation (Montesa Honda)


On December 4, 2012, the Spanish National Court (Audiencia Nacional) annulled the decision of the Spanish competition authority (formerly called Comisión Nacional de la Competencia or “CNC”, now called Comisión Nacional de los Mercados y de la Competencia or “CNMC”) to incorporate evidence (...)

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 (...)



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