Rafael Baena

Ashurst (Madrid)
Lawyer (Partner)

Rafael Baena is a partner in the competition practice Rafael practices all competition law aspects with special attention to merger control, abuse of dominance, cartels, competition in regulated sectors (electricity, air transport, etc.), litigation work and competition law in Latin America. Rafael has headed the department since 2010, was recognized as one of the most important Spanish lawyers under the age of forty, in the 40 under Forty Awards –2013 edition- organised by the publication Iberian Lawyer. Rafael is very active in the Spanish Association of Competition Law professionals (Asociación Española de Defensa de la Competencia) actively participating as a speaker in many Competition Law events. Some of his key clients are Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, Hewlett-Packard Inc., Hyundai, NH Hoteles and Grupo IFA.

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Ashurst (Madrid)


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Pablo Velasco, Rafael Baena The Spanish Competition Authority fines an electric company for organising bid rigging cartel in the market for supply and maintenance of weather radars (AEMET)


The Spanish Competition Authority ("CNMC") has fined Schneider Electric Spain ("Schneider"), Adasa Sistemas ("Adasa") and DTN Services and Systems Spain ("DTN") a total of EUR 610,000 for organising a bid rigging cartel in the market for the supply and maintenance of weather radars tendered by (...)

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