Santos Miguel Leyva Rubio

Baker Botts (Brussels)
Legal Intern

Santos Miguel Leyva Rubio is a Legal Intern at Baker Botts (Brussels). He holds an LL.M. in European Competition and Intellectual Property Law from the University of Liège (LCII). Santos Miguel obtained a Degree in Law with a specialization in International Law from the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (Madrid) and holds a Master in European Law from the Université Paris-Est Créteil.

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Baker Botts (Brussels)
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928 Bulletin

David Gabathuler, Leigh Hancher, Santos Miguel Leyva Rubio, Daniel Vasbeck The EU Court of Justice reinforces its strict approach and holds that alterations to an approved aid scheme are to be cleared by the Commission (Dilly’s Wellnesshotel)


The EU’s State aid procedures are complex and often slow and not always easy to navigate. Many companies may be content to leave the process of obtaining a green light from the European Commission (the “Commission”) to government authorities. Or they may take comfort from the fact that a large (...)

Maxime Tecqmenne, Santos Miguel Leyva Rubio The EU Commission clears a merger after an investigation into the potential anti-competitive effects resulting from a major data transfer in the digital music streaming sector (Apple / Shazam)


The European Commission has unconditionally cleared Apple’s EUR 400 million purchase of Shazam. Following an in-depth phase II investigation into the possible anti-competitive effects resulting from Apple getting access to Shazam’s data set, the Commission concluded that the proposed merged (...)

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