Mercedes Pedraz Calvo

Audiencia Nacional (Madrid)

Mercedes Pedraz is a judge at the Audiencia National, Court of Appeal, in Madrid. She studied law and social sciences at the University of Salamanca and obtained a degree in European law at the College of Europe in Brugges. She became a judge in 1987. Formerly a member of the criminal and civil courts, she has been a judge since January 1992 at the Audiencia Nacional in Madrid, dealing with economic and competition matters. Mercedes Pedraz has participated as a teacher in several courses for the training of judges, both in Spain, Europe and Latin America and is also the author of several books and articles on competition law.

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University Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne
French Competition Authority (Paris)
Frontier Economics (London)
Magenta (Paris)
University Aix-Marseille
DG COMP (Brussels)
University Paris V Descartes
Deloitte (Paris)


Mercedes Pedraz (Audiencia Nacional)
Mercedes Pedraz Calvo 29 March 2018 Paris


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Florian Bien, Sylvaine Poillot-Peruzzetto, Mercedes Pedraz Calvo Limitation period for actions for damages (3rd Private Enforcement Conference: The current state of private enforcement in the EU and France - Paris Court of Appeal, March 28th, 2019)


La transposition des règles sur la prescription de l’action en réparation en droits nationaux - Remarques comparatives Florian Bien Professeur, Université de Wurtzbourg In its Manfredi and Cogéco judgments on the limitation period for actions for damages for breaches of competition law, the ECJ (...)

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