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Academic Council of Fide

Academic and Professional Excellence

Meet the Fide Academic Council

Comprised of more than 100 members, the Academic Council represents Fide's ideal of academic and professional excellence. Their connection and deep involvement in Fide is the best guarantee for the fulfillment of the founding objectives. The members of the Academic Council are listed below, in alphabetical order.

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Regulatory Director of Endesa for Spain and Portugal, where he joined in July 1997. Member of the Academic Council of Fide. 

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Founding partner of DIKEI in 2000 and partner in charge of the Business Area. Member of the Fide Academic Council.

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Lawyer and referee. J. Almoguera Abogados. Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

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Chartered Accountant. President of Auren. Member of the Academic Council of Fide. 
 

Partner responsible for the energy and natural resources practice of Bird & Bird's Madrid office. Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

 

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Honorary Professor of the UCM and President of the AGE Foundation. Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

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Ex-President of Philips Ibérica; He headed the Philips Medical Technology Division for 17 years. Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

 

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Professor of Criminal Law; former Supreme Court Magistrate; A25 Lawyers and Economists. Member of the Academic Council of Fide. 

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University Professor, Department of Administrative Law of the Law School of the UNED (of which he has been a member since 1993). Counselor of the National Commission of Markets and Competition (CNMC) since July 2017. Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

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Professor of Criminal Law at the Autonomous University of Madrid (2008). Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

 

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Magistrate and President of the 5th Chamber of the Supreme Court. Member of the Academic Council of Fide.
 

Oncologist and Researcher with more than 80 international articles and more than 4500 external citations. R&D Director of the HM Hospitales Group. Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

 

Magistrate of the Fourth Chamber of the Supreme Court. Previously, he has presided over the Social Chamber of the National Court. Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

 

Director of Amazon Legal Services for Spain since 2012. Member of the Fide Academic Council.

 

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Referee and Lawyer. State attorney on leave of absence. President of the Madrid International Arbitration Center (CIAM). Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

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Partner responsible for financial regulation services at PwC. Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

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Professor of Legal Medicine at the University of Santiago de Compostela. Director of the Galician Public Foundation for Genomic Medicine (Consellería de Sanidade - Xunta de Galicia), Professor of Medicine. Legal and Director of the Institute of Legal Medicine of Santiago (from 1994 to 2014). Director of the National Genotyping Center (USC node). Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

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Professor of Labor and Social Security Law. President Emeritus of the Constitutional Court. Elective Councilor of State. Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

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University Professor, Department of Public Law of the State of the Faculty of Social and Legal Sciences of the Carlos III University of Madrid. Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

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Managing Partner of the Legal Area at ELZABURU. Member since 1985. Member of the Academic Council of Fide. 

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Lawyer. Legal advisor to the General Deputy Secretary of the Bank of Spain (Institutional Secretariat).
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Responsible for the Legal Services of Naturgy since 2015. Member of the Academic Council of Fide.
 

Specialist magistrate by the General Council of the Judiciary in commercial matters, showing her destiny within the judicial career in the Provincial Court of Córdoba (First Section), where she occupies a place reserved for commercial specialist.
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Independent arbitrator, specialized in international, financial and competition law arbitration. Former President of the National Securities Commission of Spain (National Securities Market Commission). Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

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Partner of Cuantia Capital and Recognition AMS. Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

 

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Lawyer since 1987. He is a partner of CECA MAGAN and Corporate General Director of the firm. Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

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Head of Legal at Microsoft. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

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Lawyer. Of Counsel, PWC. Former General Director of Taxes of the Ministry of Economy and Finance. Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

 

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Judge of the Contentious-Administrative Chamber in the National Court. Associate Professor of Tax Law, Autonomous University of Madrid. Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

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Professor (emeritus professor) of Public International Law and International Relations at the University of Jaén, Holder of the Jean Monnet Institutions and European Union Law Chair. Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

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Corporate Director of Human Resources and Organization at Globalia, President of AdiReLab and member of the Executive Committee of AIAL. Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

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Of Counsel of the Baker & Mckenzie Labor Department. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

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Director of Compliance of the BBVA Group. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

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Registrar of property, mercantile and movable property (2006) and legal arbitrator. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

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Doctor Cum Laude PhD unanimously in Political Science and Sociology. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

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Director General Secretary of Activities De Construcción Y Servicios, SA (ACS). Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

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Director of Global Economics Group. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

Professor of Private International Law at the University of Alicante since 1992. Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

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Magistrate of the Civil Chamber of the Supreme Court. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

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Director of Legal Information and Knowledge Management at Clifford Chance. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

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Professor of Procedural Law at the Complutense University of Madrid. Lawyer and Managing Partner of Díez-Picazo Abogados. Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

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State Attorney-Chief in the Ministry of Public Works since 2002. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

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Professor of Public International Law at the Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM). Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

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Lawyer. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

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Professor of Administrative Law at the University of Barcelona. In research topics he has directed several groups and doctoral theses on subjects such as the relationship between law and technology, the risk society and its impact on law, the regulation of the economy, self-regulation and new modes of normative production. Author of numerous publications. Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

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Lawyer, specialist in Intellectual Property and Information Technologies. Elzaburu SLP partner. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE. Director of the Annual Congress on Industrial and Intellectual Property and Co-Director of the International Congress on Artificial Intelligence and Intellectual Property. Academic Coordinator of the Global Digital Encounters.

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Managing partner of Samaniego Law (Spain and USA). Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

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Notary Public of Madrid. Lawyer of the General Directorate of Legal Security and Public Faith, Ministry of Justice. Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

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Deputy in the Congress of Deputies for Huesca (PP). Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

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Doctor in medicine. Emeritus Professor of the Complutense University. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

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Partner and directs the Tax Law department of Ashurst Madrid as well as the Ashurst Tax Law practice in EMEA and the USA. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE. 

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Partner of Ashurst LLP and directs the practice of Public Law and Regulated Sectors. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE. 

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State Attorney, Former Judge of the General Court of the European Union. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE. 

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CEO of Dictum Abogados, President of FIFED and founding member of the Business Ethics Observatory. Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

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Director of the Young Civic Leaders program, Tatiana Perez de Guzman el Bueno-Harvard Kennedy School Foundation, Associate Researcher IESE Business School, independent consultant. Member of the FIDE Academic Council.  

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Professor of Private International Law at the Autonomous University of Madrid. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

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Professor of Civil Law at the Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM). Member of the Academic Council of Fide and Co-director of its Industrial and Intellectual Property Forum in the XXI century.

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General Director of the Tax Agency. Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

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Partner of Sagardoy Abogados. State Attorney. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

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Linklaters partner. State Attorney (surplus). Member of the Academic Council of Fide. 

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Managing Partner of Sagardoy Abogados. Member of the Academic Council of Fide.
Former Director General of Registries and Notaries, Ministry of Justice of Spain. Property Registrar. Professor. Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

Doctor in Law accredited by ANECA and Professor of Constitutional Law and State Theory at UNED, he has been visiting professor at the Scuola Superiore di Studi Giuridici, of the Faculty of Law of the University of Bologna (Italy), professor at the Center for Garrigues Studies in the area of ​​data protection. and ICAM Lawyer. On this field and others related to the Information and Knowledge Society, he is the author of several monographs: Social networks, instruments of democratic participation. Analysis of the technologies involved and new trends. Editorial Dykinson, 2015; Practical Manual. 315 essential questions on the use of information and communication technologies in the Administration of Justice, Thomson Reuters Aranzadi, 2013; Electronic Justice and Constitutional Guarantees. Comment of Law 18/2011, of July 5, Regulating the use of Information and Communication Technologies in the Administration of Justice, La Ley, 2012; The new legal framework for Telecommunications in Europe. Specialized social networks, Net Neutrality and Digital Dividend, La Ley, 2011; Informative Freedoms (Dir. A. Torres del Moral) Colex, 2009; Electronic Voting by Internet. Constitution and risks for democracy, Edisofer, 2008; Information Society in Europe, Reus, 2008; Public Communication on the Internet, Ed. Copyright, 2004. He is also a researcher at the IUGM (General Gutiérrez Mellado University Institute) and a scientific analyst for the Journal of the Madrid Notaries Association. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE (Foundation for Research on Law and Business).

 

Partner of the Meitar Intellectual Property and Technology Group. Member of the FIDE academic council.

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General Director of FORETICA. Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

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Partner of Uría Menéndez. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

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Director of the Sepinnet Civil Process Magazine and Co-Director of the Traffic Magazine. Member of the FIDE Academic Council.

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President of Dictum Abogados. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE. 

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Litigation Director at Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SA Member of the Fide Academic Council.

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Doctor in Law and Master in Community Law. Professor of Private International Law (Autonomous University of Madrid). Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

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Magistrate. Lawyer of the Technical Cabinet of the Supreme Court. Judicial secretary (on leave of absence). Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

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Cuatrecasas partner. Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

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Investment Director of Allianz Popular (Allianz Group). Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

Bankruptcy / Litigation Partner of Simmons & Simmons since October 2020. Member of the FIDE Academic Council.

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Lawyer, Partner and Director of Law Firm G. Iturmendi y Asociados, SLP, Secretary General of AGERS (Spanish Association of Risk Management and Insurance). Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

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Professor of Financial and Tax Law at the University of Valencia. Independent legal-tax consultant. Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

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Doctor and Lawyer with more than 25 years of experience in international and European taxation in the private and public sector. Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

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Partner of EY Abogados (formerly Ernst & Young). Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

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Scientific Director of IdiPAZ, Hospital La Paz. Member of the Academic Council of Fide

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Research Professor of the Higher Council for Scientific Research (CSIC) and Founder and Former Director of the Artificial Intelligence Research Institute of the CSIC. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

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Regulatory Affairs Director for Microsoft Ibérica with more than 15 years of experience in the telecommunications and information technology sector. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

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Professor of Intellectual Property Law at the L. Bocconi University of Milan, Italy. Member of the International Academic Council of Fide.

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Professor of Law at IE Law School. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

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He currently provides his services at the University of Valencia as a professor in the Department of Constitutional Law, Political Science and Administration. In this University he exercises the functions of Academic Delegate of the Rector for Data Protection and is Director of the Chair of Privacy and Digital Transformation. Doctor of Law from the University of Valencia, he has dedicated his research to the study of the fundamental right to data protection and to various issues related to the impact of information and communication technologies on private life. He is part of the Working Group on Digital Rights of Citizens of the Ministry of Energy, Tourism and Digital Agenda. Coordinates the Working Group constituted by the Conference of Rectors of the Spanish Universities (CRUE-TIC) to promote the General Data Protection Regulation. He has been a database control technician at the University of Valencia. President of the Spanish Professional Association of Privacy. He has collaborated with different Universities as a teacher in undergraduate or graduate studies and has been responsible for the Study Area of ​​the Spanish Agency for Data Protection. Author of different monographs dedicated to this matter, - "Information Technologies, Police and Constitution", "A critical approach to informative self-determination" - and has participated as author or coordinator in different comments to the Development Regulation of the Organic Law of Data Protection, and monographs on Law and social networks or Cloud Computing as well as other publications. Member of the Academic Council of Fide and co-director of its Data Protection Forum.

Founding Partner of Ramón y Cajal Abogados. Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

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Commercial Technician and State Economist. Doctor in Economic and Business Sciences from the Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

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PWC partner. Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

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Professor of Labor and Social Security Law at the Carlos III University of Madrid. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

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State Treasury Inspector. State Tax Administration Agency. Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

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Economist Titled at the Bank of Spain-Eurosystem. Member of the Academic Council of Fide.
 

Professor of Procedural Law at the Carlos III University of Madrid and lawyer. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

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Fiscal. Attached to the Provincial Prosecutor of Barcelona. Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

People Director at RSM Spain. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

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Lawyer. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE. 

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Lawyer, partner at Gómez-Acebo & Pombo. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE and Co-director of its Industrial and Intellectual Property Forum in the XXI century.

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CB, DL and lawyer. Consultant at Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP. Member of the Academic Council of Fide (based in London).

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General Director of APEP - Spanish Professional Association of Privacy. Digital Single Window Lawyer. Former partner of the League of Lawyers. Former head of legal advice, public affairs and corporate social responsibility at Discovery Networks in Spain and Portugal. Before that, he was a lawyer at Canal +, Cadena SER, Lupicinio Abogados and Écija Abogados. Founder and former president, and member of the Board of Directors of DENAE - Spanish Association of Entertainment Law. Professor in undergraduate and third cycle programs and lecturer at IE law school, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, among other institutions. Member of the academic council of FIDE.

Senior Advisor at Broseta Abogados. Founding Partner of the Otero Lastres Law Firm. Professor of Commercial Law at the University of Alcalá de Henares since 1986. Author of several books and more than 1985 articles on his specialty, Commercial Law, published in Spanish and foreign magazines. Member of the Institute of Industrial Law of the University of Santiago de Compostela. Founding member of the International Association for de Advencement of Teaching and Research in Intellectual Property, based in Geneva. President of the Commission for Studies and Publications of the Spanish Court of Arbitration. Corresponding member of the Institute of International Business Law and Practice of the International Chamber of Commerce. Professor of the Lucentinus Master of the University of Alicante. International advisor to the Master in Intellectual Property at the Universidad del Rosario (Colombia). Former Vice President of the Spanish Sports Discipline Committee dependent on the Higher Sports Council. Former Member of the Board of Directors of Real Madrid. Director of the Law Review Law (1995-1979), currently being a member of its Advisory Council. Director of the Magazine of the Spanish Court of Arbitration. Member of the Editorial Committee of the Revista Abogacía Española of the General Council of the Legal Profession. Graduate and Doctor of Law from the University of Santiago de Compostela. Lawyer of the Madrid Bar Association. President of the Second Section of the Self-Control Jury. Associate Professor of Commercial Law at the University of Santiago de Compostela by competitive examination in April 1981. Professor of Commercial Law at the University of León in April 1981 by competitive examination. Dean of the Law School of the University of León (1985-XNUMX). Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

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Head Structured & Project Finance Europe at BBVA Corporate & Investment Banking, leading financial advisory operations and structuring project finance and acquisitions. He has more than 16 years of experience in finance and investment banking; He previously worked at PWC Corporate Finance (advising on M&A operations, company valuation, etc.) and at Ernst & Young. He has extensive national and international experience in the Energy, Utilities, and Environment and Infrastructure sectors. Member of the PPP Energy and Water Forum, co-director of the FIDE Energy and Regulation forum, regular speaker and collaborating professor of Finance programs at IEB and IE. Degree in Business Administration and Management, specializing in Finance, from the San Pablo CEU University. Master in Corporate Finance and Investment Banking from the IEB.

Lawyer in the Administrative Law Area at Broseta Abogados. Professor of Administrative Law (Accredited by ANECA), Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Contentious-administrative magistrate. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

Professor of Financial Economics, Dean of the School of Business and Economics (Universidad CEU San Pablo) and Deputy Chancellor for Digital Transformation. Co-director of the Extraordinary Chair "José Barea" of the Institute of Fiscal Studies of the Ministry of Finance. Partner of Dictum Abogados. Vice President of the Foundation for Financial Innovation and the Digital Economy (FIFED) and Coordinator of the Observatory of Business Ethics. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

Lawyer, Partner of Uría Menéndez. Professor of Commercial Law, Autonomous University of Madrid. Degree in Law, Complutense University of Madrid, 1977 (National End of Degree Award). Doctor of Law, Summa Cum Laude, Università degli Studi di Bologna, 1980. He has extensive experience in commercial law, company law, financial law and the securities market and has participated in numerous legislative projects in Spain. He is also considered an authority in the field of Corporate Governance by his colleagues, both nationally and internationally. Your credentials speak for themselves. He was a member of the “Olivencia Committee” who was commissioned by the Spanish Government to draw up the Code of Good Governance and subsequently to the Aldama Commission, created to promote security and transparency in the markets and listed companies. Permanent member of the General Codification Commission - the advisory body of the Ministry of Justice - and, since September 2005, of the Conthe Commission, set up by the Government to review and update the Code of Good Governance. The main international legal directories (Chambers & Partners, IFLR 1000, Euromoney, etc.) appoint him as an outstanding lawyer in Spain. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

Founding Partner of Dikei Abogados, a firm in which she is responsible for the Commercial Law area. Law degree from the Complutense University of Madrid. Professor of the Commercial Companies Area of ​​the Instituto de Empresa since 1988. Director and Speaker of courses and conferences organized by different Entities. He has belonged to the ICAM Governing Board between 1992 and 1999. Member of the FIDE Academic Council.

Partner of the Corporate department of the Cuatrecasas Office, Gonçalves Pereira de Madrid. Extensive experience in corporate advising of business groups in complex acquisition and restructuring operations. Lately, he has advised on processes of acquisition of energy groups through stock market operations, on the privatization of companies and public business entities, and regularly on the management bodies of concession companies. He also has extensive experience in corporate advice on debt renegotiation situations and insolvency proceedings. State attorney on leave of absence. Deputy Director of the Legal Service of the Tax Agency for four years and prior to joining the Firm, Secretary General of Grupo Aceralia participating in its privatization and European integration process. He has participated in the drafting of the Draft Bill for the reform of the Bankruptcy Law as a member of the Special Section for bankruptcy reform. He is currently a member of the Taxpayer Defense Council. Law Degree from the University of Murcia with Extraordinary Degree Award. State Attorney since March 1, 1988. Member of the Fide Academic Council.

Member of the Center for Biomedical Research Network on Rare Diseases (CIBERER). CSIC Research Professor. Degree in Pharmacy, Central University of Venezuela 1978. Degree in Pharmacy, Complutense University of Madrid, 1979. Doctor of Pharmacy, Complutense University of Madrid, 1979-1982. Scientific or professional activities: 2002-14 -Editor of the Clinical Journal and Translational Oncology; 2003-14, President of FESEO (Spanish Federation of Oncology Societies; 2005-6, President of ASEICA (Spanish Association for Cancer Research); 2006-10, Member of the Board of Directors of the EACR (European Association for Cancer Research); 2007-2008. She has published more than 80 articles in international journals, cited around 3000 times and more than 20 book chapters. She has been awarded 30 projects as principal investigator. She has been Director of 14 Doctoral Theses; she has taught Doctorate classes, from 1986 to the present year in courses related to Signal Transduction, Transcription, Cancer and Rare Diseases He has obtained from the European Medicines Agency (EMA) the name of Orphan medicine for GSE24.2 for the treatment of dyskeratosis congenita Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

Partner responsible for the Department of Industrial and Intellectual Property, Co-responsible for the Sports & Entertainment and Media & Telecom industries at Garrigues. Law degree from the University of Alicante. Master in International Law and Comparative Law from the “City of London Poytechnic” in London. He has obtained the titles of Spanish Industrial Property Agent and is a “Parltly Qualified British Trade Mark Agent”. WIPO arbitrator. Prix ​​Monique International Award of the UIA (Union International des Avocats) 2009. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

Doctor of Law. Professor of Administrative Law. Lawyer and Expert Consultant in Administrative Law and data protection. He has been Director of the Spanish Data Protection Agency, Vice President of the European Group of Data Protection Authorities and Founding President of the Ibero-American Data Protection Network. He is a Permanent Member and President of the Public Law Section of the General Codification Commission. Holder of the Google Chair on Privacy, Society and Innovation and Director of Master in Data Protection, Transparency and Access to Information from the CEU-San Pablo University. Author of numerous publications, he is director of the Administrative Law Collection of Editorial REUS and has directed the book General Data Protection Regulation. Towards a new European model of privacy, 2016. Member of the Legal Commission of the General Council of Spanish Lawyers. Vice President of the Jury for Self-Control Advertising. Member of the Advisory Council of the Spanish Association of Foundations. He has been President of the Board of Electoral Guarantees of the Higher Sports Council. In possession of the Cross of Honor of San Raimundo de Peñafort. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

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Permanent Member of the Commercial Law Section, General Codification Commission. Professor of Commercial Law, University of Valladolid. Graduate and Doctor of Law from the University of Valladolid. Allen & Overy Academic Counselor. Author of various publications on the specialty in various sectors of Commercial Law: Company Law, Competition Law, Bankruptcy Law, Commercial Contracts and Securities. Allen & Overy academic advisor. He has also held various political positions, has been a member of various boards of foundations, associations and NGOs of a cultural and charitable nature. Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

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Legal Vice President and Associate General Counsel of HP Inc. worldwide, responsible for the Litigation area in EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa), APJ (Asia, Pacific and Japan) and LAC (Latin America and Canada) and the Regulatory Affairs area in EMEA. From 2011 to 2015 he held the same position at Hewlett-Packard Company, until the company's spin-off into Hewlett Packard Enterprise and HP Inc. Former Legal Director of Hewlett-Packard's imaging and printing business in EMEA (2002-2010), Director legal in Spain and Portugal (1999-2004) and Secretary of the Board of Directors of Hewlett-Packard Española SL. Lawyer in practice by the Madrid Bar Association since 1992. Co-Director of the Consumer Forum, General Contracting Conditions and Advertising of FIDE since 2007. Professor of Information Technology and Intellectual Property Law at the Instituto de Empresa (IE Law School) since 2000. Member of the Board of Directors of ACC (Association of Corporate Counsel) Europe since 2016. Member of the Advisory Committee European of the “International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution” (CPR) and of the list of mediators of the Center of Arbitration and Mediation of the World Intellectual Property Organization ectual (WIPO) in disputes over contracts for new technologies. Law degree from the Complutense University of Madrid (1992), Legal-Business Specialty (San Pablo CEU - 1993). Member of the Academic Council of FIDE. 

Counsel at Pérez-Llorca Abogados. Director of the Department of Intellectual Property, Industrial and NN TT. Previously, he was a lawyer at Bardají & Honrado Abogados, Department of Intellectual, Industrial and NN Property. TT, which he has directed since 2006. Co-founder of the Spanish Association of Entertainment Law (DENAE). Speaker at numerous study centers, in specialization programs in Sports, Intellectual Property, Entertainment and New Technologies. Law degree from the University of Seville. LL.M. (Master in Law) in Intellectual Property from Whittier Law School (California), where he also worked at Sony Pictures, based in Los Angeles. Master in Intellectual Property from the Universidad Pontificia Comillas de Madrid. Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

State Attorney (on leave of absence). He joined the Madrid office of Uría Menéndez as a partner in 1996, coming from the State Bar before the Constitutional Court. Currently, he is Director of the Public Law, Litigation and Arbitration Area of ​​the firm. His professional activity unfolds between national and international arbitration, procedural practice and advice on legal-administrative and constitutional issues. He is a founding member and Honorary President of the Spanish Arbitration Club. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

Partner and head of the Department of Procedural Law and Arbitration at Ashurst Spain. Before joining Ashurst, he was a partner in the litigation department at CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo and at Baker & McKenzie. Throughout his career, he has also served as director of Sogecable's legal department and as general secretary and secretary of the board of Vallehermoso.

He is a member of the State Bar Corps and specializes in litigation, arbitration and insolvency disputes and restructuring. He has experience advising leading financial institutions in pre-litigation matters and before the courts. He also has experience in advising groups on legal claims and arbitrations (competition and technology law, contractual and product liability, damage assessment). He also advises on matters related to international jurisdictions, including submission to jurisdictional clauses or arbitration provisions in contracts.

He has practiced in the State Legal Service in the Superior Court of Justice of Madrid in representation and defense of the State Administration and Public Entities in all jurisdictional orders. He also worked as a state attorney in the General Directorate of Insurance of the Ministry of Economy with active participation in the drafting of the preliminary drafts of important norms in the regulation of the sector.

Graduated in Law and Business Sciences from the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE-E3) in Madrid. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

Partner of Marimón Abogados, expert in Corporate Law, Contract Law, M&A, and Banking and Financing Operations. During several courses he has taught at the Instituto de Empresa and at the Antonio de Nebrija University. In recent years it has expanded its specialization in the area of Islamic finance. Degree in Hispanic Philology (1987). Doctor in Hispanic Philology Cum Laude, specialty Theory of Literature (1991). Law Degree (1992). Master's Degree in Business Legal Advice from the Instituto de Empresa (1993). Author of various articles and speaker at various conferences. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

Professor, literary and film critic and Spanish cultural manager. He was deputy director of the newspaper ABC and director of ABC Cultural, general director of the Book, Archives and Libraries (Ministry of Culture) and director of the Cervantes Institute. Doctor in Philology from the Complutense University of Madrid. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

General Director of Strategic Policy and International Affairs, National Securities Market Commission, CNMV, since May 2015. This general direction includes the departments of International Affairs, Studies and Statistics and Strategy and Institutional Relations and the Resolution Unit. Graduated in Economics and Business Administration, he has been a CNMV technician since 1998, where he has held positions in various departments. Since 2006 he has been technical secretary of the CNMV Advisory Committee and director of the President's Office since 2011. Member of the Fide Academic Council.

Currently Deputy to the Director of the Spanish Agency for Data Protection. Previously he held positions such as: Deputy Director General of Data Inspection of the Spanish Agency for Data Protection. 2002-2005; Deputy to the Director of the Data Protection Agency. 1999-2002; Member of the Competition Defense Court. 1996-1999; General Director of Relations with the Courts. 1989-1994; Technical Secretary General of the Ministry of Relations with the Courts. 1988; Director of the Cabinet of the Minister of Justice. 1982-1986. Lawyer since 1977. He is the author of various publications on advertising, competition law, administrative procedure and personal data protection. Collaborator in different Universities in Spain and participant in international meetings and conferences on personal data protection. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

Legal Vice President for Europe, Middle East, Africa, Latin America, Asia Pacific and Japan, Hewlett Packard Enterprise. Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

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President of Sagardoy Abogados. Professor of Labor Law at the Francisco de Vitoria University, President of the Spanish Labor Forum, Member of the EELA Executive Committee and Vice President of Ius Laboris. Graduated in Law from ICADE. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

Lawyer specialized in new technologies and innovation. Of counsel in the area of ​​Startups & Open Innovation at Garrigues until March 2021. Previously, he has held different positions in the Legal Department of Telefónica since its incorporation in 1995. Graduated in Law from the University of Navarra. Master in Business Legal Advice from the Instituto de Empresa. Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

Lawyer. Managing Partner of the Sánchez Junco Law Firm. Prosecutor of the Anticorruption Prosecutor's Office on leave of absence. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

Professor of Criminal Law at the Complutense University and partner at Oliva-Ayala Abogados. Doctor of Law from the University of Bonn and has been an Academic Visitor at the University of Oxford. Selected by Best Lawyers and Chambers & Partners, and included in Corporate Counsel magazine and others in the United Kingdom and the United States, among the most relevant lawyers in the specialty of Criminal Law in Spain. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

General Director of FOGAIN, Manager of the General Investment Guarantee Fund, SA Lawyer. He has been Managing Associate, Director of the Group of Financial Markets in Spain of Linklaters, Director of Legal Advice and Deputy Secretary of the Board of the Service of Compensation and Liquidation of Values, SA and Secretary Counselor of Espaclear Sistemas de Compensación de Activos, AV, SA Lawyer of the Legal Services of the National Securities Market Commission and Internal Auditor of the Equitable Insurance Group. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

Magistrate of Section 28 bis of the Provincial Court of Madrid. Previously, he was a Magistrate of the Provincial Court of Cáceres. Professor of Commercial Law at the Francisco de Vitoria University in Madrid. He entered the Judicial Career in 1989. Associate Professor of Commercial Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Salamanca and Professor at the School of Legal Practice of Salamanca, teaching the subjects of Evidence of Civil Procedure, Company Law and Bankruptcy Law. Author of the following sections of the Magazine Actualidad Civil- La Ley- Wolters Kluwer: Section of Comments to the Jurisprudence of the Provincial Courts, Current Section of the Mercantile and Section of Fundamentals of Cassation. Author of various collective works and articles in specialized legal journals. Speaker at conferences in various public and private institutions. Member of the Editorial Board of the Civil Procedure Section of the legal publishing house SEPIN. Member of the Editorial Board of the journal «PRACTICE» of damages of the Law-Wolters Klower. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE. He is co-director of the FIDE Civil Procedure Forum. Law degree from the Autonomous University of Madrid.

Professor of Administrative and European Union Law at the Complutense University of Madrid. Counsel, Uría Menéndez. He has previously been a lawyer at the Court of Justice of the European Union and is the author of several works, including “Judicial Power and European Integration” (Thomson-Civitas, 2004), “The administrative soft law” (Thomson-Civitas, 2007) or “ The control of proportionality of administrative activity ”(Tirant lo Blanch, 2004). Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

Titular magistrate of the Commercial Court No. 7 of Madrid since December 30, 2005, and since November 2006 specialist magistrate in commercial matters. Graduated in Law from the University of Valencia, he entered the judicial career by opposition in 1989. In June 1992 he was promoted to magistrate and was assigned to Bilbao, occupying successively in Toledo and Madrid. Master in European Studies from the University of Deusto. He is a specialist magistrate in judicial application of Community Law and a specialist magistrate in commercial matters. Author of various publications on various matters related to economic criminal law, community law, bankruptcy law and corporate law. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

Professor of Financial and Tax Law. Jean Monnet Chair - EU Tax Governance and Fiscal Transparency Universidad Complutense de Madrid. President of the Spanish Association of Financial Law (Spanish IFA & ILADT Branch). Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

Assistant Director of Economics at the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), the UK's leading competition authority. He has developed his professional career in the areas of competition policy, economic regulation, applied economics and public policy. Prior to joining the CMA, he was Principal Economist at Ofwat, the regulator and competition authority for the water sector in England and Wales, where he worked from 2017 to 2020. Previously, from 2014 to 2017, he was Deputy Director of Economic Analysis at the National Competition Commission (CNMC). In 2014 he also worked as an economist at Economic Consulting Associates, a London-based economic consulting firm specializing in sector regulation. Previously, between 2008 and 2013, he was an economist in the Studies Sub-Directorate of the defunct National Competition Commission (CNC). Between 2005 and 2008 he was an economist at the Tomillo Economic Studies Center, specializing in economic consultancy to the public sector, and between 2002 and 2003, at the Lawrence R. Klein Institute for Economic Prediction of the Autonomous University of Madrid, dedicated to econometric modeling and applied economics. Master in Economics from the Complutense University of Madrid and Bachelor of Economics and Philosophy from the Autonomous University of Madrid. Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

Magistrate of the National Court. Contentious-Administrative Chamber. Judge of the General Court of the European Union (2007/2013). Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

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Strategic advisor, consultant and investor in companies and technological transformation projects. He comes from the financial sector, where he worked as a European manager at Barclays for treasury, capital markets, insurance and pensions. Previously, he has been linked to other banking projects in different national and international banks, always linked to activity in financial markets. Graduated in Economics from UAM, PDG from IESE and Executive Education from Kellogg Business University (USA). Literary Awards Jury at Knowsquare SL Professor at The Valley Digital Business School. Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

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Banking & Capital Markets Global Head. Partner responsible for the financial sector in Spain. Main partner of KPMG-Abogados. He has extensive experience in financial regulation, specifically in matters related to the banking, capital market and insurance sectors. He is also a recognized specialist in competition law, a field in which he has published several publications. He is a surplus State Lawyer, having served, among other assignments, at the State Secretariat for the Economy, the State Tax Administration Agency and the State Attorney General. He has held positions such as General Technical Secretary of the Ministry of Development (1999-2000), General Technical Secretary of the Ministry of Finance (2000-2002), Undersecretary of Finance (2002-2004), Deputy Secretary General and Head of the Legal Department of the Association Española de Banca (AEB) (2004–2010). He has also been President of the AEB Legal Committee, President of the AEB Fiscal Committee, member of the Legal Committee of the European Banking Federation and member of the Fiscal Committee of the European Banking Federation (2005-2010). He has been a director, among others, of the Sociedad Estatal de Participaciones Industriales (SEPI), AENA and the (defunct) GIF. Law degree from the University of Alicante. Doctor of Law from the Complutense University of Madrid. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

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Partner and director of the Public Law department of Dentons Spain. Before joining Dentons, Daniel developed his professional practice at Uría Menéndez, where he held the position of lawyer. With more than 17 years of experience, Daniel focuses his professional practice on advising and representing national and international companies from the most diverse sectors before public administrations, regulatory bodies and courts of justice in all types of public law and regulatory matters. Daniel has extensive experience in public procurement, property and public domain (coasts, ports, waters, etc.), sanctioning procedures, public aid and regulated sectors (especially in gas and electricity). As part of his work on regulatory and compliance issues, Daniel has gained extensive experience in investigations related to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

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Magistrate and Doctor of Law. She has been General Director of Quality and Environmental Assessment and Natural Environment in the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment (2012-2016) and Director of Quality and Environmental Assessment in the Community of Madrid (2011). He has practiced as a lawyer specializing in environmental issues and has taught at Comillas Pontifical University (ICADE) and at various Master's and business schools. Since 2016 he is a corresponding academic of the Royal Academy of Jurisprudence and Legislation. Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

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Professor of Financial and Tax Law at the Carlos III University and Director of the PWC Chair of International Taxation of the company. Director of the Law Firm of said University and of the Master of Access to Law at UC3M and ISDE, he is co-director of the Master in Taxation of UC3M.
At the proposal of the Council of Fiscal and Financial Policy of the Autonomous Communities, he was appointed by the Minister of Finance, in October 2013, President of the Arbitration Board for conflict resolution in matters of taxes assigned to the Autonomous Communities.
Graduate and Doctor of Law from the Autonomous University of Madrid, where he obtained the extraordinary Prizes of Degree and Doctorate, he studied at the Universities of Siena and Munich, he has been an Academic Visitor at the Faculty of Law of the University of Oxford and regularly teaches postgraduate studies as visiting or visiting professor at Spanish and foreign universities.
Author of 5 books and more than 100 book chapters and scientific articles in Spanish and foreign journals, on matters of his specialty, such as regional and local financing, budget balance, taxation of capital income, harmonization of the taxation of business profit, international taxation of the company, measures against tax avoidance, tax penalty law, etc.
Member of the main Spanish and international scientific and professional associations, he belongs to the Editorial Boards of several Spanish and foreign journals.
Lawyer and member of the AEDAF, through the Law Firm of the Carlos III University of Madrid, participates in advising companies and public administrations in financial and tax matters and practices before all types of Courts, including the Supreme Court, the Constitutional Court, the Court of Justice of the European Union and the European Court of Human Rights. Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

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