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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. Previously, he directed the Corporate Labor Relations department of INDRA, and before that, the HR and Organization department of the ONO Group. Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

 

Of Counsel of the Labor Department of Baker & Mckenzie. Honorary President of the European Institute for Sustainability, Employability and Innovation-ISEI EUROPE. Academic Director of the Sagardoy Foundation and Professor of Labor Law at UC3M and visiting professor in different forums (IE; CEF; ASEFIGET; Aranzadi; etc.). Degree in Law. Labor and Social Security Inspector. IESE PDD. Master in CSR from the Instituto de Empresa. He has held management positions in the Ministry of Public Works as Deputy Director General, in the Spanish Embassy in London as Counselor and in the Ministry of Economy as Director of Human Resources of the Official Credit Institute. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

 

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

 

Registrar of property, mercantile and movable property (2006) and legal arbitrator. Graduated from the University of Córdoba (UCO, 2002), he received his doctorate from Seville (US, 2018) with the thesis «The registry qualification of abusive clauses». Director of the Academy for the preparation of registrars of Catalonia (2010-2014), he teaches undergraduate and master's degrees in access to the legal profession at the International University of Catalonia (UIC) and has been a member of the arbitration tribunal of Barcelona (2015-2018) . He is currently a member of corporate social responsibility of the College of Registrars of Spain.

Doctor Cum Laude PhD unanimously in Political Science and Sociology; Extraordinary Doctorate Award in Social and Legal Sciences. Academic of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts, Salzburg, director of the Academic Group: A Europe that Unites; Expert for the Constitutional Affairs Commission of the European Parliament since 2004. She is a Professor in the EU Master's Degree at the Center for Political and Constitutional Studies. Member of the Committee of independent experts of the European Commission in Citizens and governance and Democracy in a supranational context. Author of numerous articles and three books on the European Union, the most recent Europe: Project and Process. Citizens, Democracy, Participation, Brussels, Peter Lang 2014. Director of the Upgrading Europe and Erasmus + Campus EU projects. Director of Institutional Relations of Citizens Pro Europe. Columnist for El Correo. Member of the Academic Council of Fide, director of the Working Group: Convention on the future of Europe.

 

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

 

Director of Global Economics Group, a consulting firm specialized in the economic analysis of public policies and business strategies; Formerly Director and Founder of R&P Economics, Research & Policy; Researcher affiliated with the BC3 Basque Center for Climate Change and Academic Advisor to The Brattle Group. Independent economic advisor on competition regulation and defense issues. He has extensive experience in rigorous economic analysis of economic policies. He has developed his professional career in the areas of competition policy and regulation, both in the public sector and in the field of academic research. Until 2011, he was the first Chief Economist of the National Competition Commission CNC. Between 2004 and 2008, he was a researcher at the influential European think tank Bruegel and at the Harvard Kennedy School. He has also worked as an economist in the Directorate General for Competition of the European Commission and in the Telecommunications Market Commission. He has written extensively in academic journals and other publications and is a regular speaker at specialized events and teaches at various universities. Doctor in Economics from the Carlos III University of Madrid. Master from the University of Warwick. Graduated from the University of Alicante. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

Professor of private international law at the University of Alicante since 1992. He has been Vice-President of the European Patent Office (Munich) from 2001 to 2008, Vice-Rector and Acting Rector of the University of Alicante between 1996 and 1998 and member of the Legal Service of the European Commission between 1998 and 2001. Founder of the Magister Lvcentinvs in Intellectual Property and New Technologies of the University of Alicante in 1994.

He is a member Of Counsel of the ELZABURU firm, member of the Academic Council and of the international Academic Council of FIDE, Fellow of the Eisenhower Foundation, Expert of the Chinese Overseas Intellectual Property Dispute Response Guidance Center, president of the Academic Council of the Ibero-American Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI) and Co-director of the Global Digital Encounters.

 

Magistrate of the Civil Chamber of the Supreme Court, Property and Commercial Registrar (since 1987). Lawyer attached to the General Directorate of Registries and Notaries (since 1998). President of the Board of Directors of the Center for Research on Real Estate and Commercial Law of the University of Barcelona. Founder and Member of the Governing Council of the Chair of Registry Law of the University of Seville. Member of the Governing Board of the National Association of Property and Mercantile Registrars of Spain. Law degree from the Complutense University of Madrid (1984). Doctor of Law (2000). Accredited Professor of Civil Law (since 2006). Notary Public (on leave). Corresponding Member of the Royal Academy of Jurisprudence and Legislation of Spain. Co-director of the Registry Law Chair at the Complutense University of Madrid. Medal of Honor from the College of Registrars of Spain. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

 

Director of Legal Information and Knowledge Management at Clifford Chance. Law degree from the University of Granada. Lawyer of the Illustrious Madrid Bar Association. Master in Procedural-Criminal Law from the Marqués de Beccaría Institute of Criminal Studies. Advanced course on Industrial and Intellectual Property Law by the Instituto de Empresa. Advanced Skills Program for Managers by the Instituto de Empresa. Executive Management Program by SAID Business School (Oxford University). Author of various publications on Criminal Matters and Criminal Procedure (Editorial Bosch, Tirant lo Blanch, Trivium). Professor of Knowledge Management at the Carlos III University. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

 

Professor of Procedural Law at the Complutense University of Madrid. Lawyer and Managing Partner of Díez-Picazo Abogados. Surplus member of the Body of Lawyers of the Constitutional Court. Permanent member of the Fifth Section of Procedural Law of the General Codification Commission. Corresponding academic and member of the Procedural Law Section of the Royal Academy of Jurisprudence and Legislation of Spain. Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

 

State Attorney-Chief in the Ministry of Development since 2002. He joined the State Lawyers Corps in 1994. He is Secretary in the Board of Directors of SASEMAR (Society for Maritime Rescue and Safety) and State Attorney in the Board of Directors of the State Ports Public Entity. He is the author of the "Annotated Code of Public Procurement", the second edition of which was published in 2012 (Editorial Civitas). In 2004 he was a member of the “Commission of experts for the study and diagnosis of the public procurement situation” and in 2014 he was part of the “Group of Experts for the Preparation of the new Contract Law” (GELEC), constituted in the Administrative Contracting Advisory Board. He has participated in courses organized by the National Institute of Public Administration, Institute of Fiscal Studies, Center of Legal Studies for the Administration of Justice, Master of Legal Advice for Companies at ESIC and the Summer University of "El Escorial", Menéndez International University Pelayo and Pompeu Fabra University, among others. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

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Professor of Public International Law at the Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM). Lawyer, University of Buenos Aires (1989), Doctor of Law, UAM (1995), post-doctorate at the University of Berkeley School of Law (1997). Visiting professor and researcher at universities and institutions in Europe, Latin America, the United States of America and Asia. Life Member of Clare Hall College, Cambridge University. He has been Technical Advisor (2001-2003) and Deputy Head of the International Legal Department of the MAEC (2004). He is the author or editor of numerous books and articles, such as The Advisory Jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice (1996), Immunity of the State and Human Rights (2007), The Role of Courts in Transitional Justice (2012), Sovereign Financing and International Law (2013), Ocean Law and Policy (2016) and is the author of the blog aquiescencia.net. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

 

Lawyer. Partner-Director of Avantia Asesoría Fiscal y Legal since 2005. Previously, he has been Patrimonial Partner of EY Abogados, and National Director of Patrimonial Planning in said firm; Senior Associate at Price Waterhouse being one of the founding members of the Large Wealth and Family Business group. Specialist in National and International Estate Planning and Family Business. Regular speaker on Estate Planning issues. Numerous press publications and specialized national and international collaborations. He has been Professor of Estate Planning at IE, of International Taxation at CEF, and other institutions. Recognized in the main independent professional rankings as a specialist in Estate Planning in Spain, including Chambers & Partners from 2008 to 2015 and Legal Media / Euromoney. General Management Program from IESE, Master IE Tax Consultancy, Leadership in Law Firms at Harvard Law School, Law Degree from the Autonomous University of Madrid. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

 

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). Lawyer (ICAM), Certified Foreign Legal Consultant from the Florida Bar (USA), conciliator designated by Spain for the World Bank ICSID list (period 2020-2026), arbitrator (ICDR-AAA, CAM) and international mediator (CEDR, CPR) and specialist in Technology law, and Data Protection. Previously, he managed the Madrid office of Bird & Bird - which opened in Spain - and worked at Linklaters and Cuatrecasas law firms. He began his career as a lawyer in the public entity CDTI (Center for Industrial Technological Development). Senior Fellow in FIU (Florida International University). Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

 

Notary of Madrid. Lawyer of the General Directorate of Legal Security and Public Faith, Ministry of Justice. Registrar of property and mercantile surplus. Delegate of the Ministry of Justice in the Council of the European Union. Full Member of the Royal Academy of Jurisprudence and Legislation of Spain and member of the Academic Council of Fide.

 

Fiscal. Attached to the Provincial Prosecutor of Barcelona.
Degree in Law from the University of Zaragoza. (2003)
Studies of European and International Law. University of Gdansk. (Poland)
PhD candidate in »Law and new technologies»
In 2010 he entered the Tax Career. Carrying out since then his functions in the Provincial Prosecutor of Barcelona.
Public Prosecutor. (Public Prosecutor office of Barcelona).
Degree of Law. The University of Zaragoza. Studies of International Law and European Community. The University of Gdansk. (Poland)
Doctoral Student of »New technologies and law»

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Deputy in the Congress of Deputies for Huesca (PP). State Controller and Auditor and State Treasury Inspector on leave of absence. He has been Minister of Finance and Public Administration in the General Council of Aragon, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Public Works and Secretary of State for Social Services and Equality. He has been a professor of Tax System at the University of the Balearic Islands and a professor of Administrative Law at the Carlos III University of Madrid. He has also been Board of Directors of RENFE and SEPI. He was President of the Professional Association of State Auditors and Auditors and Vice President of FEDECA. Corresponding academic of the Royal Academy of Legislation and Jurisprudence, he is the author of more than seventy publications related to Public Law. He is also author of fiction books, the most recent "El Antiprincipe". Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

 

Doctor in medicine. Emeritus Professor of the Complutense University. Former Head of the Department of the General University Hospital Gregorio Marañón, of which he was Medical Director; He served as Associate Professor of Experimental Surgery, Autonomous University of Barcelona; Professor in charge of Molecular Physiopathology at the Faculties of Chemistry and Biology and Visiting Professor at the Department of Mathematical Analysis of the Complutense University; Guest Lecturer, Department of Mathematics, Imperial College, London. Carlos III University Rector Delegate for Biomedical Engineering. Secretary General of the Institute of Spain; Full member of the Royal Spanish Academies, of Exact, Physical and Natural Sciences, and of the Academia Scientiarum et Artium Europaea. Fellow, Royal Society of Medicine (London) and the InterAmerican Medical and Health Association. Member of the Development Advisory Committee of the InterAcademy Panel and the InterAcademy Council (the Global Network of Science Academies). He has been director of the National Plan for the Prevention of Disabilities, president of the National Commission for Toxic Syndrome, Director of the Military Health Unit of the Ministry of Defense, Vice-president of the Ethics Committee of Clinical Research of the Community of Madrid, Secretary from the International College of Surgeons and a founding member of the European Biomedical Research Association. Degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Master in Differential Equations and Business Administration; Diploma in Medical Informatics, in National Defense and in Direction and management of R&D. Educational Council for Foreign Medical Graduates Award, USA Member of the FIDE Academic Council.

Partner and head of the Tax Law department of Ashurst Madrid as well as Ashurst's Tax Law practice in EMEA and the USA. Before joining Ashurst, Eduardo was a partner in the tax department of Garrigues, Abogados y Asesores Tributarios.

He specializes in M&A, real estate, project finance and distressed debt tax matters, as well as Spanish, European Union and international corporate taxation, transfer pricing, VAT and other indirect taxes. He has advised a large number of Spanish and international companies, investment funds and financial institutions on tax planning and investment structuring in Spain. He has also advised Spanish companies in the planning of their investments abroad and in the restructuring of multinational companies.

He has extensive experience in the resolution of tax disputes, covering all services from their prevention to the representation of his clients in court.

Eduardo has been the Spanish representative of the private sector in the Joint Forum of the European Union on Transfer Pricing from its constitution in 2002 to 2015 and has been named a leading individual in transfer pricing matters continuously since 2003 by the World Tax Handbook published by International Tax Review.

In addition, Eduardo has been recommended as a leading tax lawyer in prestigious publications such as Who's Who, PLC Which Lawyer and International Tax Review, he appears in band 1 in the most relevant legal directories: Chambers Global, Chambers Europe and Legal 500.

He is a professor of the International and European Business Law Master of ICADE and in matters of foreign investment in Spain in the Title of Expert in International Taxation of ESADE.

He has a degree in Law and a business advisor from the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE-E1), in Madrid. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE. 

Partner of Ashurst LLP and directs the practice of Public Law and Regulated Sectors.

Before joining Ashurst he was Undersecretary for Energy, Tourism and Digital Agenda.

He is a Lawyer of the Council of State (nº 1 2002), Doctor of Law and a Law graduate with an extraordinary award from the Complutense University of Madrid.

He is the author of the book "The regulations of independent administrations" (Civitas, 2013) and of numerous publications on regulatory, energy and public procurement matters, among others.

He was an associate professor of environmental law at the Autonomous University of Madrid and Director of the IESE Center for Public Management. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE. 

State Attorney, Former Judge of the General Court of the European Union. Law degree from the University of Granada. He joined the State Lawyers Corps in 1976. State Lawyer in Jaén (1976-1985). State Attorney in Granada (1986-1987). State Attorney Head of the State Legal Service before the Court of Justice of the European Communities (1987-1989). Head of the Spanish Delegation in the Working Group created in the Council of the European Communities for the creation of the Court of First Instance of the European Communities (1987-1988). Judge of the Court of First Instance of the European Communities (1989-2007). Member of the Committee of the Council of the European Union for the selection of the Judges of the European Civil Service Tribunal (Brussels 2008-2012). Member of the Resources Committee of the European Investment Bank in Luxembourg (since 2009). Member of the Ethics Committee of the European Commission in Brussels (since 2009). Customer Ombudsman in Spain of the Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria group (since 2011). He has been a member of various Advisory Boards and Editorials: «Noticias de la Unión Europea» Magazine, Madrid; Magazine «Legal Gazette of the European Union and Competition», Madrid; Magazine "World Competition Law and Economic Review, The Hague and Magazine" Competition Policy International, Boston. He is in possession of the Grand Cross of the Order of Civil Merit and the Silver Medal of European Merit from the Fondation pour le Mèrite Européen (Luxembourg). Member of the Academic Council of FIDE. 

CEO of Dictum Abogados, President of FIFED and founding member of the Business Ethics Observatory. Lawyer, specialized in Commercial Law, Civil Property Law and Procedural Law. Expert in commercial contracting, he advises groups of companies, boards of directors of commercial companies and insurance companies. Expert in participatory financing or crowdfunding. Specialization and knowledge of insurance law, advising insurance companies in all areas. Associate professor in the area of ​​Commercial and Procedural Law at the University of Alicante since 2001, where he is also a professor of the Master's Degree in Access to the Legal Profession. Professor of the Master's Degree in Access to the Legal Profession at CEU San Pablo University. He has been Honorary Collaborator by Agreement of the Governing Board of the University of Alicante and Professor at the School of Legal Practice of Alicante. Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

Director of the Young Civic Leaders program, Tatiana Perez de Guzman el Bueno-Harvard Kennedy School Foundation, Associate Researcher IESE Business School, independent consultant. Head of the Talent Laboratory of Impact Hub Madrid, CEO and Founder of DECOM. Scientific collaborator of IECO and member of the FIDE Academic Council. Doctor in Business Administration from the University of Navarra. Expert in talent development and management, cooperative leadership, social innovation, impact assessment and local endogenous development.

Professor of Private International Law at the Autonomous University of Madrid. Author of numerous monographs and articles on litigation and international trade issues. He has participated as an expert for the Spanish government in the negotiation of various international agreements in the financial field. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

Professor of Civil Law at the Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM). Coordinator of the Master of Industrial Property at the UAM. Visiting Scholar at Harvard Law School (Massachusetts) (2002), where he spent a semester as a Fellow of the Real Colegio Complutense. Doctor of Law from the UAM, with a doctoral thesis on Copyright on the Internet. Graduated in Law from the UAM, he studied the 4th year of the Bachelor's Degree at the Catholic University of Louvain (KLU) within the Erasmus Program. His main field of research is intellectual property law and electronic commerce. He has also delved into other lines of research related to civil liability, contract law, inheritance law or company law. He is the author of four monographs and numerous publications in legal journals. He has been a speaker at different national and international seminars and conferences related to intellectual property and civil property law. He has carried out research stays at the Max Planck Institute in Munich and at the Boston College Law School (Massachusetts). Member of the Academic Council of Fide and Co-Director of its Industrial and Intellectual Property Forum in the XXI century.

General Director of the Tax Agency. Previously, Inspector of Finance and Inspector of Services, State Tax Administration Agency. Former Director General of Taxes. Former Director of Tax Management. Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

Partner of Sagardoy lawyers. State Attorney. Inspector of the Services of the General State Administration. Associate Professor of Labor and Social Security Law. Co-director of the Corporate Social Responsibility Forum at FIDE. Corresponding Academician of the Royal Academy of Jurisprudence and Legislation, 2013. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

Partner of Linklaters, specialist in the areas of Administrative Law, Administrative Contracting, Urban Planning, Heritage of Public Administrations, Competition Law, Energy Law, Audiovisual and Telecommunications. (Secretary of the Council of the Telecommunications Market Commission from 2000 to 2003). Law degree from the University of Granada. State Attorney (surplus) since 1993. Member of the Academic Council of Fide. 

 

Managing Partner of Sagardoy Abogados. General Director of the Sagardoy Foundation. Professor in the Master of Business Consulting at ESIC. Professor of the Master in Labor Law at the Sagardoy Foundation. Award for the Best Labor Lawyer of the Year 2006, awarded by the National Association of Labor Lawyers, in October 2006. Professor of Labor Law at the Carlos III University of Madrid. Graduated from the Faculty of Law of the Autonomous University of Madrid and PhD from the University of Alcalá de Henares. Diploma from the School of Legal Practice of the Complutense University of Madrid. Master in Labor Law and Social Security. Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

 

Former Director General of Registries and Notaries, Ministry of Justice of Spain. Notary (surplus). Property Registrar. Professor (accredited in Civil Law). Permanent member of the general codification commission. President of the Critical Review of Real Estate Law. 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. He advises a variety of clients in the fields of high tech, technology and media, e-commerce, fast moving consumer goods (FMCG), and sports and entertainment. Represents technology companies of all sizes, including software developers, data-rich companies, startups, life sciences companies, and financial institutions on a wide variety of topics, including data privacy and protection, intellectual property, licensing and business transactions, software, open software, source code, digital assets, advertising, and consumer protection. Before joining Meitar, Ignacio was a senior associate at Garrigues (Madrid), where he handled complex transactions and litigation for well-known technology companies, search engines, social networks, media groups, broadcasters, sports entities, telecommunications and brands. In 2014, Ignacio was assigned to Bristows (London), where he also advised several clients on intellectual property, IT and data protection issues in the UK. I have acquired technical and artistic skills during his architecture studies and have graduate degrees in Business Intelligence and Commercial Law. Member of the FIDE academic council.

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

 

Partner of Uría Menéndez, an office where he joined in mid-2006. He has been director of the Presidency Cabinet of the Competition Defense Court from 2000 to 2006. Law degree from the Autonomous University of Madrid, doctor in International Economics from the Instituto Ortega y Gasset and graduated in Competition Law from the University of Cambridge (United Kingdom). He also holds a Martis Master of Economic Law from Southwestern University in Oregon. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

Director of the Sepinnet Civil Process Magazine and Co-Director of the Traffic Magazine. Associate Professor of Procedural Law at the Carlos III University of Madrid. (2003-2014) teaching the subjects of Civil Procedure, Criminal Procedure and Introduction to Procedural Law. Practicing lawyer since 1998 (Madrid Bar Association), specialist in civil procedural law; Verbal and ordinary trials, monitoring, resources and precautionary measures and in general processing of LEC 1/2000. Degree in Law from the Autonomous University of Madrid (1991), Preparation of oppositions to the Judicial and Fiscal Career (1992-1996). Numerous specialization courses in civil procedural matters (2000-2014). Multiple publications on civil procedural matters. Member of the FIDE Academic Council.

President of Dictum Abogados. Lawyer, business owner, economist and account auditor. Specialist in company law, bankruptcy law and restructuring of companies in crisis. Expert in economic crimes and prevention of money laundering. President of the Spanish chapter of the Ibero-American Institute of Bankruptcy Law, of which he is, in turn, a member of the Academic Council and has been Executive Vice President. Full member of the Business Institute of the National Academy of Law and Social Sciences of Córdoba (Argentina). Honorary President of the Professional Association of Insolvency Administrators "Sainz de Andino" (APACSA). Professor of Bankruptcy Law in different university master's degrees and Professional Associations. Member of the Order of San Raimundo de Peñafort. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE. 

Litigation Director at Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SA, is corporate responsible for judicial, arbitration and ADR procedures, national and international. Mediator registered in the Registry of Mediators of the Ministry of Justice, and is part of the panel of mediators of the SIGNUM Notarial Foundation (Madrid). Neutral accredited by the “Center for Effective Dispute Resolution” (CEDR - London). Arbitrator appointed by the Spanish Court of Arbitration and before the Madrid Court of Arbitration. Member of the Commission on Arbitration and ADR of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC - Paris). He has carried out specialization studies in International Arbitration, accredited by the “Chartered Institute of Arbitrators” (CIArb). Member of the Advisory Council of CIAMEN (International Center for Arbitration, Mediation and Negotiation). Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

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Doctor in Law and Master in Community Law. Professor of Private International Law (Autonomous University of Madrid). Associate at Garrigues. Further studies at the Max Planck Institut in Hamburg and at the University of Oxford. Previously, he was Deputy Director General of Notaries and Registries (2009-2012). Author of numerous books and articles on International Civil Procedural Law, International Commercial Arbitration, International Trade Law and International Insolvency. Visiting professor and speaker at numerous foreign universities. Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

 

Magistrate. Lawyer of the Technical Cabinet of the Supreme Court. Judicial secretary (on leave). Experience in organs of civil and criminal jurisdictions for twenty years. Advisor to the General Directorate of the Center for Legal Studies in 2000 and 2001. Lawyer of the Inspection Service of the General Council of the Judiciary from 2002 to 2010. Teaching activity for eighteen years, preparing opponents and giving training courses aimed at judges, court clerks , officials and lawyers, in collaboration with various public institutions (Judicial School, Center for Legal Studies, Ministry of Justice, Autonomous Community of Madrid) and private (Instituto de Empresa, SEPIN, ICEA, Madrid Bar Association, Adams Studies Center ). Coordination, direction or participation in more than forty lectures, conferences or legal seminars. Author of various legal publications on civil procedural matters: three books, several monographs and doctrinal articles and response to more than seventy legal surveys. Member of the editorial boards of two legal journals: “Judicial Secretaries” and “Civil Process - Legal Notebook. Sepin ”. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

Cuatrecasas partner. Previously, he has been a Magistrate of the Contentious-Administrative Chamber, Supreme Court. Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

 

Investment Director of Allianz Popular (Allianz Group), having under his responsibility the management of investment funds and pension plans with assets under management of more than 15.000 million euros. The investment team he leads is made up of 22 managers specialized in various asset classes (fixed income, equities, derivatives, etc.) .. He holds a PhD in Economics from the San Pablo-CEU University, Executive MBA from IESE, Graduate in Economics from the Autonomous University of Madrid and Bachelor of Business Administration and Management from the San Pablo-CEU University. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

 

Bankruptcy-procedural partner at Deloitte Abogados. Previously, he was Managing Partner of the Litigation and Insolvency Area of ​​Broseta Abogados. He has experience in all types of legal proceedings, arbitration and defense of creditors and debtors in bankruptcy. Expert in the design of procedural structures. He is a bankruptcy administrator in several listed companies and in concession companies. He is a State Attorney on Leave for voluntary reasons. He has been a Partner of a national law firm from 2011 to 2013 and Technical Secretary General of the Ministry of Justice between 2009 and 2011, among other positions held as a State Attorney. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

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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). Professor of the UNESCO Chair of Comparative Political and Administrative Science, he is specialized in Insurance Law and civil liability. He is a member of the AIDA (International Association of Insurance Law), and of the Spanish Association of Lawyers specialized in civil liability and Insurance. Member of GEMME Spain (European Group of Magistrates for the Mediation of Spain). Professor of Insurance Law, Civil Liability and Risk Management in several Spanish and Latin American Universities. 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, with positions of responsibility in Grupo Cepsa, Grupo Ferrovial and Grupo ONO. Until 2018 he has worked as a policy maker- leading expert in taxation and tax state aid at the European Commission, Directorate General for Competition, Tax state aid Unit, having previously held a position as a policy officer at TAXUD on legislative proposals for fiscal coordination of the Member States.

He is currently an expert lawyer in matters of aid and European taxation. He is also an Accredited Professor of Financial and Tax Law (by ANECA) since 2009 and teaches classes, among other centers, at the Institute of Stock Market Studies. Since 2019 he has been a member of the European Parliament's group of experts in the area of ​​taxation (tax evasion and avoidance), state aid and tax policy.

He frequently participates in conferences and workshops on tax state aid, European tax policy and international taxation both in Spain and abroad. He has been visiting professor, among others, at Harvard University (USA), the Free University of Brussels (Belgium), Georgia State University (USA), the University of Hong-Kong, the University of Shanghai (China) or the University College London (UK). He has published several books, book chapters and more than 40 articles in specialized tax magazines, both Spanish and international. Collaborate with the press and economic radio. 
 
Graduated in Law from ICADE, she has a License and Maîtrise degree in EU Law and International Economics (the Université de Lovain-la Neuve, Belgium), a DEA in applied economics (UNED) and a doctorate in international taxation -cum laude unanimously- (Complutense University, Faculty of Law).

Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

Partner at EY Abogados (formerly Ernst & Young). He has been a State Lawyer-Head of the Tax Department-Societies of the State Attorney General before the Supreme Court and the National Court (2011); Chief State Attorney at the Ministry of Labor and Immigration (2010) and Director of the Legal Service of the Tax Agency (2001). Graduated in Law and in Economic and Business Sciences from the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas. Member of the Taxpayer Defense Council representing the Tax Agency (2004-2010). He has regularly participated as a speaker in training courses for senior personnel of the Spanish Public Administration and the AEAT. He has published various works in specialized legal magazines and collective works. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

Scientific Director of IdiPAZ, Hospital La Paz. He directs the Center's Innate Immunity and Tumorimmunology Group. He was Project Coordinator in the areas of Cancer, HIV and infectious diseases of the Health Research Funds. He has been a post-doctoral researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Immunobiologie, Freiburg, Germany -Columbia University, NY, USA -Brown University, Providence, RI, USA. He has been a visiting researcher at Whash University, St Louis, USA and University Collegue of London, UK. It belongs to the American Society of Immunology. More than 50 scientific articles in high impact factor journals. Member of the Academic Council of Fide

Research Professor of the Higher Council for Scientific Research (CSIC) and Founder and Former Director of the Artificial Intelligence Research Institute of the CSIC. He is currently researching computational models of reasoning and learning, autonomous robots capable of learning from interactions with their physical environment, and artificial intelligence applied to music. He is also a Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of Technology Sydney. He has a PhD in Physics from the Paul Sabatier University in Toulouse (France), a Master of Science in Computer Science from the University of California-Berkeley (USA) and a PhD in Computer Science from the Polytechnic University of Barcelona. He was Associate Professor at the Barcelona School of Informatics and Professor at the Pierre et Marie Curie University in Paris. He is one of the pioneers of artificial intelligence in Europe. Member of the editorial committee of more than 20 international scientific journals. He was Associate Editor of the "Artificial Intelligence Journal", (the most prestigious scientific journal in the field of AI). He is an honorary member of the European Association of Artificial Intelligence. He is former president of the Board of Trustees and a life member of the executive committee of the European Union of Artificial Intelligence. Member of various advisory committees of public and private institutions in various countries. He is the author of more than 260 scientific publications. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

Regulatory Affairs Director for Microsoft Ibérica with more than 15 years of experience in the telecommunications and information technology sector. He previously held the position of Senior Legal Counsel at Nokia for Northeast Europe. Member of the international bar of lawyers and has postgraduate studies from the Instituto de Empresa, the Academy of European Law, Georgetown University and the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México. 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 Steering Committee of the Bocconi LL.M in Law of Internet Technology, Director of the Bocconi Summer Schools in Law, President of the European Network of Professors of Intellectual Property (EIPTN), Coordinator of the Transatlantic Academy of Intellectual Property, and Visiting Professor of Law at Universities in numerous countries in Europe, the Americas, Asia, and Africa. In addition to his academic and research work at Bocconi University, one of the most prestigious universities in the European Union in international rankings, Laurent Manderieux is a Senior Intellectual Property Expert for numerous international organizations and governments. He has been for many years an Official and Senior Official of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in Geneva, Switzerland: in particular, as Chief, Public Affairs and Media Relations, has been in charge of training and education in intellectual property for government officials, lawyers, researchers, and business circles (In this role he has been responsible for the preparation of training material and intellectual property publications and has made up to 100 presentations per year). Prior to working for WIPO, he has been an Official / Legal Officer at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Rome, Italy, and has worked for the European Union in Brussels. In the last twenty years, he has published numerous articles and studies, and developed international projects for the EU, UNDP, UNCCD, WIPO, IDLO, OIF, and various governments. In this context, he has visited 140 countries. Works in German, Spanish, French, English and Italian.

Member of the International Academic Council of Fide.

Professor of Law at IE Law School. He has been Customer and User Ombudsman, SGAE from 2010-2014. An expert in the economic analysis of Law, Professor Marcos has developed an intense research and teaching activity at prestigious universities such as Harvard, Georgetown, Berkeley (California) and Bologna (Italy). Between October 2006 and September 2009, he was Director General of the Competition Defense Service of the Community of Madrid. Since 2003 he has been Professor of the Legal Area of ​​the Instituto de Empresa, he was the recipient of a Fulbright scholarship (1994-1995) and a scholarship from the Royal College of San Clemente de los Spaniards (1997-1998). His area of ​​expertise is business law and economic analysis of law. Professor Marcos worked as a lawyer at LANDWELL and, currently, he is the Client and User Ombudsman of SGAE, provides independent consultant services, advising governments, companies and law firms on various matters in the area of ​​company law ( mainly on market regulation and defense of competition Author of numerous research papers, Graduated in Law from the University of Oviedo, Master of Laws from the University of California at Berkeley and Doctor of Law from the Royal College of Spain in Bologna. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

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.

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. Surplus State Attorney, Doctor of Law, Counselor and Secretary of the Board of various companies. Specialist in Commercial Law, Corporate Governance and New Technologies Law. Author of numerous legal publications and professor at various academic institutions. Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

Commercial Technician and State Economist. Doctor in Economic and Business Sciences from the Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Advisory Member at the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias. Head of Economic and Legal Affairs at IACTEC. He has worked as Director of the Competition Promotion Department of the National Markets and Competition Commission (CNMC) (2013-2017). Director of Promotion of the National Competition Commission (CNC) (2011-2013). Advisor to the General Directorate of Economic Policy of the Ministry of Economy (2011), Economic and Commercial Counselor at the Spanish Embassy in Milan, Italy (2006-2011), Deputy Director General of Merger Reports at the Competition Defense Court ( 2003-2006), Economic and Commercial Counselor at the Embassy of Spain in Poland, Warsaw. (1999-2003). Advisory member of the Competition Defense Court (1998-1999). Head of the Department of the General Sub-Directorate for Economic Analysis and Programming of the Ministry of Economy (1997-1998). Interested in competition policy, efficient economic regulation, public sector reform and public policy. Currently focused on the role of the public sector in R + D + i. In particular, in the economic and legal forms that allow innovation and the transfer of public technology and cooperation with the private sector. Law Degree (UNED). Degree in Economic and Business Sciences (ICADE). Master in Research in Economics and Business. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

PWC Partner. Formerly a State Attorney. Technical Secretary General of the Ministry of Finance and Public Administrations, formerly the Ministry of Economy and Finance, where he joined in 2006. Lawyer of the Generalitat Valenciana 1999-2001. Lawyer of the State in the TSJ of Madrid, successively in the Administrative Litigation Chamber, and in the Criminal area 2002-2005. Secretary General of the Court for the Defense of Competition of the Community of Madrid 2005-2005. member of the Academic Council of Fide.

Professor of Labor and Social Security Law at the Carlos III University of Madrid, previously at the University of Cantabria. Counsel of Uría Menéndez. Former Lawyer of the Constitutional Court. Former Secretary General of the Carlos III University of Madrid. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

State Treasury Inspector. State Tax Administration Agency. Previously, he has been a Tax Consultant at the CMS-Albiñana-Suárez de Lezo Law Firm. State Treasury Inspector, has held, among other positions, that of Deputy Director General of Taxes in the General Directorate of Taxes of the Ministry of Finance and Public Administrations, also carrying out his work in several Special Delegations of the State Tax Administration Agency in Madrid and Valencia. Member of the Academic Council of Fide.

Titled Economist at the Bank of Spain-Eurosystem, where he was also President of the Association of Economists. He is also a lawyer (ICAM). He is Visiting Professor of Economic Analysis of Law at the Complutense University of Madrid and at CUNEF. In 2010 and 2011 he was an economist at the OECD (Paris), collaborating with the analysis team for the economies of Spain and Switzerland. Previously, he worked at Arthur Andersen, Deloitte, and the Department of Economics at Universidad Carlos III. He has been a visiting researcher at the University of Iowa (USA) and at Singapore Management University.
He has a degree in Economics and Law from the Carlos III University of Madrid. He obtained the award for the best academic record in the double degree and also the extraordinary award in Law. He has a Research Master's Degree in Economics from the European University Institute of Florence. He received his doctorate, with a European mention "cum laude", in Economic History and Institutions at the Carlos III University of Madrid. In 2018 he received the award of excellence as an outstanding former student of the Carlos III University of Madrid, in celebration of the XNUMXth anniversary of these awards. 
He is a member of the FIDE Academic Council. It has more than 50 publications, including articles published in indexed international academic journals such as Economic Modeling, Small Business Economics, International Review of Law & Economics or European Journal of Law & Economics.

Professor of Procedural Law at the Carlos III University of Madrid and lawyer. Permanent Member of the General Codification Commission and President of the Spanish Union of Criminal Lawyers. Of Counsel of Moreno & Venturi Abogados. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

People Director at RSM Spain. Previously, Director of People, Organization and Legal Services, Vivanta. Previously, he has been Director of People and Organization of Galeno Portfolio (August 2017-March 2018), Director of People and Talent at the strategic communication consultancy Kreab, (September 2015 to August 2017). He has been Director of Talent and Human Resource Development for Clifford Chance; Director of the Retevisión Call Center and Lawyer-Partner at the Mourelo y Maynáu law firm. Graduated in Law from the UCM and graduated in Graphology. Master in Human Resources Management and Advanced Management Program from ESADE. Professor of Human Resources at IE, ESADE, University of Navarra, Centro Garrigues, IEB and CEU. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE.

Lawyer. He has been Secretary and Director of the Board of Directors at Andbank España SA, Non-Director Secretary of Andbank Wealth Management, SA, SGIIC, Director of Medipatrimonia Invest, Director of the General Fund for Investment Guarantee, SA (FOGAIN), Professor of Securities Market Law at IE Law School (Instituto de Empresa), Professor of Securities Market Law at CUNEF (University College for Financial Studies), Chairman of the Board of Directors of Andbank Luxembourg, SA and Director of Andbank Asset Management Luxembourg, SA. He has also held various positions at Banco Inversis SA, Venture Finanzas, SV, SA (Mirabaud), the Bayerische Hypo und Vereinsbank Group, AG, Grupo Banco Santander (Banco Banif), and the National Securities Market Commission. He has been a Director of the Governing Society of the Valencia Stock Exchange, SA from 2003 to 2008. Law degree from the Complutense University of Madrid (1984-1989). Master's Degree in Business Legal Advice (MAJ) from the Instituto de Empresa (1990). Practicing lawyer by the Madrid Bar Association since 1989. Member of the FIDE Academic Council. Mediator accredited by the Center for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR) of the United Kingdom and certified Member of the Institute of Councilors-Administrators, (IC-A).

Lawyer, partner at Gómez-Acebo & Pombo. Law Degree from the Complutense University of Madrid (1981); he prepared oppositions to the judicial career from 1982 to 1986; Master's Degree in Business Legal Advice from the Madrid Business Institute (1987); Harvard Law School (PIL, 1989). Member of the Madrid Bar Association since 1987, member of INTA, LICD and Spanish Group of the AIPPI. He joined the Department of Industrial, Intellectual Property and Technology of Gómez-Acebo & Pombo in 1987; being a full partner of the Firm since 1995. Advice on protection and transfer of rights in all areas of industrial property (distinctive signs, patents, models, designs, domain names, appellations of origin and indications of geographical origin), as well as in the field of unfair competition. Member of the Academic Council of FIDE and Co-Director of its Industrial and Intellectual Property Forum in the XXI century.

CB, DL and lawyer. Consultant at Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP. He has been a member of Monckton Chambers at Gray's Inn in London from 2014 to 2018. Previously, Christopher was a member of the General Council for the British Department of Transport where he served as Chief Legal Counsel for eight successive State Secretaries for Transport between 2001 and 2013. In the General Council he was also a member of DfT Executive Council. Previously, he was EC Law's chief legal advisor on issues in the Judge's office. He has advised Ministers on Public Law, as well as on European and International Law for many years. For example, at the Judge's Office, he has dealt with Factortame litigation issues, at DfT he has been in charge of the UK Government's request for Network Rail funds, and as Deputy Director Legal Counsel to the Minister of Defense he has been a senior member of the British diplomatic delegation who negotiated the establishment of the International Criminal Court at the United Nations. He studied at Oxford University and is Bencher at Gray's Inn. He has an honorary doctorate in law from City University. He has been Vice-Chairman of the Advisory Board of City University School of Law (part of the University of London) for many years. Author of multiple articles on the United Kingdom and the European Union, and on international legal cooperation and Brexit legal issues. Member of the Fide Academic Council (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.

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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