Herbert Smith Freehills (Madrid)

Pilar Carrasco

Herbert Smith Freehills (Madrid)
Lawyer (Associate)

Pilar joined Herbert Smith Freehills in September 2016 as a junior associate in its competition department. Before joining the firm as a junior associate, she completed nine months as a trainee lawyer in Herbert Smith Freehills and three months as a work experience student in the Spanish Prime Minister’s office.

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Henar González Durántez, Pilar Carrasco The Spanish Government transposes into national law and increases the scope of the EU Directive 2019/633 on unfair trading practices in business-to-business relationships in the agricultural and food supply chain

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The amendment of Law 12/2013, of 2 August, on measures to improve the functioning of the food chain (Law 12/2013) was approved by Spanish Congress on 2 December and entered into effect on 16 December 2021. The primary purpose of the amendment is to transpose into Spanish law Directive (EU) (...)

Henar González Durántez, Javier Guillén, Pilar Carrasco The Spanish Supreme Court upholds suspending the start of proceedings to determine the scope and duration of public procurement bans on grounds of competition offences (Transporte Escolar Murcia)

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The Spanish Supreme Court (SC) has delivered a judgment in which it confirmed that courts are able to issue injunctive relief to temporarily prevent decisions on penalties rendered by the National Markets and Competition Commission (the Comisión Nacional de los Mercados y la Competencia, or (...)

Henar González Durántez, Javier Guillén, Pilar Carrasco The Spanish Government publishes a decree which greatly amends national competition law as a result of the transposition of the ECN+ Directive

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On 28 April 2021, Royal Decree-Law 7/2021, of 27 April, was published in Spain’s Official State Journal (RD 7/2021). RD 7/2021 has the aim of transposing into Spanish legislation a number of EU directives, including Directive (EU) 2019/1 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 (...)

Henar González Durántez, Pilar Carrasco, Daniel Vowden, Adrian Brown The Spanish National Court annuls the Competition Authority’s decision imposing fines on a number of companies for taking part in four cartels (Cementos)

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The National Court has annulled the CNMC’s decision in case S/DC/0525/14 CEMENTOS. In this case, the CNMC fined a number of companies for taking part in four cartels, which constituted four separate single and continuous infringements. However, the National Court, found that the conditions for (...)

Pilar Carrasco, Manuel Contreras, Henar González Durántez The Spanish Competition Authority confirms the final version of the guide on competition compliance programs as a mitigating factor and means of avoiding public procurement bans

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The Spanish National Markets and Competition Commission (“CNMC”) has confirmed in the final version of the Guide on compliance programmes in relation to competition rules (the “Guide”) that compliance programmes could potentially modulate the penalties imposed on companies investigated for (...)

Pilar Carrasco, Manuel Contreras, Henar González Durántez The Spanish Competition Authority announces that it has launched an online hotline for operators to report anti-competitive practices or to make inquiries in matters of competition law related to measures or practices adopted as a result of the health crisis caused by the COVID-19 outbreak

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The CNMC bolsters its online whistleblowing hotline to pursue anticompetitive conduct in any sector, although with a special interest in the medical equipment, funeral and cremation services sectors. An enquiries platform is also launched so that operators can make competition law enquiries to (...)

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