Herbert Smith Freehills (Madrid)

José Ramón Mourenza

Herbert Smith Freehills (Madrid)
Lawyer (Of Counsel)

José Ramón is a State Attorney (currently on extended leave) and former State Attorney General at the Secretariat of State for Energy (a role that he held for 8 years) and, subsequently, at the Ministry of Energy, Tourism and Digital Agenda. José Ramón has extensive experience in public law, especially in the energy sector and, as the legal advisor in chief of the Secretary of State for Energy between 2010 and 2018, with an in-depth knowledge of Spanish regulations. He has also held positions as State Attorney at the State Attorney’s office in Ávila and Barcelona (acting in civil, criminal, contentious-administrative and employment disputes); as State Attorney Secretary to the Tribunal Económico-Administrativo Regional de Cataluña; and as coordinator of public legal advice to the following public entities: Instituto Español de Comercio Exterior (ICEX), Instituto para la Diversificación y Ahorro de la Energía (IDAE) and Gerencia del Sector Naval. José Ramón has also acted as rapporteur at the Tribunal Administrativo Central de Recursos Contractuales (Central Administrative Court that reviews public procurement tenders) from 2011 until 2018.

Articles

37 Bulletin

José Ramón Mourenza The EU Parliament and Council’s regulation on foreign direct investments impacts applications for authorisation of foreign direct investments into Spain including those not undergoing the screening

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Introduction Royal Decree-law 8/2020, of 17 March, on urgent extraordinary measures to tackle the economic and social impact of COVID-19 (“RDL 8/2020”) included a new article 7 bis in Law 19/2003, of 4 July, on the legal regime applicable to capital movements and economic transactions abroad and (...)

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