Callol, Coca & Asociados (Madrid)

Enrique Fayos

Callol, Coca & Asociados (Madrid)
Lawyer (Associate)

Enrique is a junior associate at Callol, Coca & Asociados, based in Madrid, where his practice focuses on EU and Competition Law. Prior to that, he interned in the competition department of an international law firm in Barcelona. Enrique is a graduate of Universidad Pontificia Comillas (ICADE) and holds a double LLM in Corporate Law and Legal Practice from Instituto de Empresa (IE) in Madrid, Spain.

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Articles

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Pedro Callol, Manuel Canadas Bouwen, Jorge Manzarbeitia, Enrique Fayos, Laura Moya The Spanish Government amends the FDI screening regime and temporarily extends the regime to investments made by EU/EEA investors above given thresholds

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Royal Decree-Law 34/2020, of 17 November, on urgent measures supporting business solvency and others (RDL 34/2020), has been published today introducing (i) a new amendment to the foreign direct investment (FDI) screening regime applicable to critical infrastructures, supplies, technologies and (...)

Pedro Callol, Enrique Fayos, Jorge Manzarbeitia, Manuel Canadas Bouwen, Laura Moya The Spanish Competition Authority clears, with remedies, a merger in the cement business (ÇIMSA / CEMEX)

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According to the recently published press release, after a fourteen-month investigation, the CNMC has cleared in phase II the acquisition of Cemex’ white cement divisions by Çimsa subject to conditions. The CNMC initiated a phase II in-depth review due to potential competition problems in the (...)

Pedro Callol, Manuel Canadas Bouwen, Jorge Manzarbeitia, Enrique Fayos, Laura Moya The Spanish Ministry of Economy and Digital Transformation publishes a draft regulation modifying the Competition Act

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Last 31 July 2020, the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation made public the draft regulation modifying Law 15/2007, of 3 July, on the Defense of Competition (Draft Regulation). The Draft Regulation, other than implementing the main features of the ECN+ Directive into Spanish (...)

Pedro Callol, Manuel Canadas Bouwen, Jorge Manzarbeitia, Enrique Fayos, Laura Moya The EU Commission adopts guidance for national courts when handling disclosure of confidential information

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The European Commission has adopted a communication on the protection of confidential information by national courts in proceedings for the private enforcement of EU competition law (Communication). The adoption follows a public consultation launched by the Commission last year inviting (...)

Pedro Callol, Manuel Canadas Bouwen, Jorge Manzarbeitia, Enrique Fayos, Laura Moya The EU Court of Justice rules on dawn raids, in particular on storing of data without prior selection, which is then examined in the offices of the Commission (Nexans)

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The CJEU ruled on the European Commission’s powers of inspections in cartel proceedings, in particular, regarding the power to copy data without a prior examination. On 2009, the Commission’s inspectors, accompanied by representatives of the French competition authority, visited the premises of (...)

Pedro Callol, Manuel Canadas Bouwen, Jorge Manzarbeitia, Enrique Fayos, Laura Moya The EU General Court reduces the fine imposed on a company for its participation in the smart card chip market by almost €6 million (Infineon Technologies)

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By decision of 3 September 2014, the Commission established the existence of a cartel in the smart card chip sector in the EEA from 2003 to 2005. Within said cartel, several undertakings, namely Infineon, Philips, Samsung and Renesas, had coordinated their pricing policy through a network of (...)

Pedro Callol, Enrique Fayos, Jorge Manzarbeitia, Manuel Canadas Bouwen, Laura Moya The Spanish Competition Authority publishes a guide on treatment of confidential information in antitrust proceedings

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The CNMC has published the “Guide on treatment of confidential information and personal data in antitrust proceedings under Law 15/2007” (Guide), aimed at providing guidance to companies and other interested parties when they request confidentiality of information or documents provided by them in (...)

Pedro Callol, Manuel Canadas Bouwen, Enrique Fayos, Jorge Manzarbeitia, Laura Moya The Spanish Supreme Court sheds light on the liability of cartel members not directly active in the relevant market (FENIN)

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In 2016, the CNMC fined €128.8 million on seven manufacturers, a business association (the Spanish Federation of Healthcare Technology Companies (FENIN)) and four individuals for setting up a price-fixing cartel of adult diapers sold in pharmacies (Decision of 26 May 2016, AIO, file S/DC/0504/14 (...)

Enrique Fayos, Jorge Manzarbeitia, Manuel Canadas Bouwen, Pedro Callol, Laura Moya The Spanish Competition Authority authorizes the merger of travel agencies (Barceló / Globalia)

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On 8 May 2020, the CNMC has authorized in phase 1 the acquisition by Barceló Corporación Empresarial (Barceló) of exclusive control of assets belonging to Globalia Corporación Empresarial (Globalia), essentially, its wholesale and retail travel agency and occasional road passenger transportation (...)

Pedro Callol, Manuel Canadas Bouwen, Jorge Manzarbeitia, Enrique Fayos, Laura Moya The EU Court of Justice confirms a strict interpretation of the notion of infringement by object (Budapest Bank)

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On April 2020, the CJEU rendered its ruling in Budapest Bank on a request for a preliminary ruling from Hungary’s highest court. The CJEU provides clear guidance on the concept of restriction of competition by object and its practical application by courts and national competition authorities. (...)

Pedro Callol, Enrique Fayos, Jorge Manzarbeitia, Manuel Canadas Bouwen, Laura Moya The Spanish Supreme Court dismisses an appeal in connection with dawn raids carried out by the Competition Authority in the manufacturing sector (Prysmian)

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The Supreme Court Order focuses on the guarantees that must govern the CNMC’s inspection activities in the exercise of its powers and, in particular, in relation to legal assistance for companies subject to inspection. In particular, the appeal is brought by Prysmian Spain, S.A (Prysmian) (...)

Pedro Callol, Jorge Manzarbeitia, Manuel Canadas Bouwen, Laura Moya, Enrique Fayos The Spanish Competition Authority opens antitrust proceeding against seven firms for suspected price coordination in the real estate intermediation market

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Following dawn raids in November 2019, the CNMC has opened proceedings against seven firms (CDC Franquiciadora Inmobiliaria, S.A.; Look & Find primera red inmobliaria, S.A.; Aplicaciones Inmovilla, S.L.; Idealista, S.A.; Witei Solutions, S.L.; Anaconda Services and Real Estate Technologies, (...)

Pedro Callol, Manuel Canadas Bouwen, Jorge Manzarbeitia, Enrique Fayos, Laura Moya The Spanish High Court annuls Competition Authority’s decision fining 12 refrigerated transport companies and one business association for price fixing (ATFRIE)

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The appealed Decision stated that the Spanish Association for Refrigerated Transportation (ATFRIE, in its Spanish acronyms), a business association of the main national companies involved in refrigerated transportation, had met to fix prices in the sector of refrigerated transport. The meetings (...)

Pedro Callol, Enrique Fayos, Jorge Manzarbeitia, Manuel Canadas Bouwen, Laura Moya The Spanish Competition Authority accepts commitments by a sport brand in connection with contractual provisions applied within its selective distribution network (Adidas / LDC)

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The CNMC has reached a commitments decision with Adidas regarding restrictive practices in the Spanish retail market for clothing and footwear contrary to Article 1 SCA. Adidas submitted commitments addressing the CNMC’s concerns regarding certain clauses in the retail sports clothing company’s (...)

Pedro Callol, Enrique Fayos, Jorge Manzarbeitia, Manuel Canadas Bouwen, Laura Moya The Spanish Supreme Court sheds light on the issue of penalties to directors in price fixing case (FENIN)

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The Supreme Court’s judgments quash the decisions against two employees of FENIN (the Spanish Federation of Health Technology Companies) in the CNMC’ Decision of 26 May 2016, AIO, S/DC/0504/14), which fined €128.8 million on eight manufactures, their association FENIN and four individuals, for (...)

Enrique Fayos, Jorge Manzarbeitia, Pedro Callol The Commercial Courts of Barcelona and Madrid render judgements in follow-on suits against a cartel in the envelopes market (Sobres de Papel)

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Update on damages claims in Spain - paper envelope cartel damages recovery. Several rulings have been issued by Spanish lower courts shedding light on key aspects of antitrust damages claims, such as the treatment of evidence concerning the calculation of compensation for damages. Also the (...)

Pedro Callol, Manuel Canadas Bouwen, Jorge Manzarbeitia, Enrique Fayos, Laura Moya The EU Commission fines €125 million a multinational cable and telecommunications company for gun jumping (Alice / PT Portugal)

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On 24 April 2018, the European Commission (EC) fined Altice €124.5 million (the highest fine imposed in Europe for gun-jumping) for the acquisition of PT Portugal without having notified the operation to the EC and obtained the mandatory clearance. In February 2015, Altice notified to the EC (...)

Pedro Callol, Jorge Manzarbeitia, Enrique Fayos, Manuel Canadas Bouwen, Laura Moya The Spanish Competition Authority fines ten courier and parcel companies for participating in a customer-allocation cartel (Mensajeria y Paqueteria Empresarial)

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On 8 March 2018, the NMCC fined ten courier and parcel companies a total of €68 million for participating in a customer-allocation cartel, in breach of Articles 1 of the Spanish Competition Act (SCA) and 101 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU). Some of the companies (...)

Pedro Callol, Manuel Canadas Bouwen, Jorge Manzarbeitia, Laura Moya, Enrique Fayos The Spanish Supreme Court rejects the allegations of abuse of dominance by a postal incumbent for lack of evidence (Correos)

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In 2014, UNIPOST, S.A. (Unipost) filed a complaint before the NMCC against Sociedad Estatal de Correos y Telegrafos, S.A., (Correos) denouncing that Correos was able to offer discounts to large customers, well above the discounts offered by Unipost and other competitors for similar services, (...)

Pedro Callol, Laura Moya, Jorge Manzarbeitia, Enrique Fayos, Manuel Canadas Bouwen The Spanish Supreme Court dismisses appeals by mobile operators and rules that the acquisition should have been notified for merger control (Orange / Simyo)

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On 23 July 2013, the NMCC found France Telecom España, S.A.U. (Orange) guilty for having failed to notify for merger control the acquisition of the exclusive control of KPN Spain, S.L.U. (SIMYO). Spanish law states that concentrations that meet either one of the (turnover and market share) (...)

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