Shearman & Sterling (Brussels)

Elvira Aliende Rodriguez

Shearman & Sterling (Brussels)
Lawyer (Partner)

Elvira Aliende Rodriguez is a Partner in the firm’s Brussels office where her practice focuses on Spanish and EU competition law. Elvira advises clients across a range of sectors, including financial services, air transport, chemicals, telecommunications, energy, pharmaceuticals, steel, hotel accommodation and textiles. She has extensive experience in advising clients on Article 101 (restrictive agreements) and the equivalent provisions under Spanish law. She has also participated in State aid procedures and in Article 102 (abuse of dominance) cases before the EU competition authorities. She has in-depth knowledge of working before the European Commission and the European Courts.

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Chris Collins, Elvira Aliende Rodriguez, Jonathan Swil, Ozlem Fidanboylu The UK Supreme Court gives guidance on collective proceedings in competition appeal tribunal in the financial services sector (Merricks / Mastercard)

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In our May 2020 Competition Litigation Update, we covered the hearing of the landmark Supreme Court case of Mastercard Incorporated v Walter Hugh Merricks [2020] UKSC 51. The Supreme Court has now handed down its judgment in the case which concerned the test for the certification of collective (...)

James Webber, Sara Ashall, Matthew Readings, Edward Rarity, Elvira Aliende Rodriguez The UK Government announces long-awaited and extensive reforms to the foreign investment regime

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On 11 November 2020, the U.K. Government announced long-awaited and extensive reforms to the U.K. foreign investment regime. The reforms proposed are more significant than anticipated and include a mandatory notification regime alongside broader “call-in” powers for the Secretary of State. The (...)

Elvira Aliende Rodriguez, James Webber, Ozlem Fidanboylu, Susanna Charlwood, Jonathan Swil The UK Supreme Court hands down a judgment in a competition damages litigation and makes key observations on when a judicial decision of the EU courts is binding in other proceedings (Servier)

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Holds Findings Made by European Courts Cannot Be Relied on in Different Context in Other Proceedings On November 6, 2020 the U.K. Supreme Court handed down a judgment relating to the Servier U.K. competition damages litigation, in which it made key observations on when a judicial decision of (...)

Elvira Aliende Rodriguez, Sujin Chan-Allen, Barnabas Reynolds The EU Commission launches proposals for a regime regulating crypto-assets and distributed ledger technology in the financial sector through a digital finance package

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On September 24, 2020 the European Commission (EC) launched proposals for a new EU-wide regime to regulate crypto-assets and distributed ledger technology (DLT) in the financial sector through a Digital Finance Package. Key issues relevant to companies and stakeholders in digital finance are (...)

Alfred Kossmann, James Webber, Ruba Noorali, Elvira Aliende Rodriguez The EU Commission introduces a Temporary Framework which enables governments to offer extensive State-backed loans to the aviation industry affected by the COVID-19

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Although the EU’s introduction of a Temporary Framework has enabled governments to offer extensive State-backed loans, the airline industry needs more than just credit—it will need equity. However, State aid to the aviation industry is strictly regulated by the European Commission (the (...)

James Webber, Ruba Noorali, Sara Ashall, Matthew Readings, Elvira Aliende Rodriguez The EU Commission announces a major relaxation of the State aid rules via a new Temporary Framework during the COVID-19 outbreak

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How will European Competition Enforcers Respond ? The COVID-19 pandemic presents an unprecedented challenge to the economy and competition enforcement is no exception. Authorities at EU and national level may need to consider novel solutions to respond to rapidly evolving problems and to (...)

Elvira Aliende Rodriguez, Ruba Noorali, Matthew Readings The EU General Court reaffirms the Commission’s duty to provide sufficient reasons when explaining fine calculations in cartel cases (HSBC)

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This article has been nominated for the 2020 Antitrust Writing Awards. Click here to learn more about the Antitrust Writing Awards. On 24 September 2019, the EU General Court (GC) handed down its judgment in HSBC v. Commission. Consistent with recent precedent, the GC reaffirmed the European (...)

Elvira Aliende Rodriguez, Geert Goeteyn The UK High Court renders a judgment significantly restricting the temporal scope of the claims in four air cargo cartel damages actions (Emerald Supplies)

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On 4 October 2017, the High Court gave a judgment on a preliminary issue significantly restricting the temporal scope of the claimants’ claims in four air cargo cartel damages actions. This judgment is the last in a series of adverse judgments for the claimants in these proceedings. Background (...)

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