Jaime Rodriguez

Jaime Rodriguez


Jaime has significant experience in notifying merger filing to the European Commission and the Spanish Competition Authority, as well as handling multijurisdictional filings to other competition authorities worldwide.
He also has substantial experience defending companies and trade associations in infringement proceedings dealing with collusive behaviour (cartels) and abuses of dominance. Jaime has also advised large multinational companies in state aid matters. Moreover, he has also litigated before the Spanish Audiencia Nacional (High Court equivalent) in competition law appeals. Jaime has advised in several sectors such as construction, foodstuff, retail, medical devices as well as in electronic payment devices.


Representative matters

Igneo on the sale of Parkia to Indigo Group.

FCC in the sale of 24.99% of its environmental subsidiary, FCC Servicios Medio Ambiente Holding, to the Canadian pension fund CPPIB.

Nexi in the acquisition of 80% of Paycomet (Banco Sabadell's payment business). Value of the operation: 280 M EUR.

A multinational energy and petrochemical company in relation to the sale of a 25% stake of its exploration and prospection business to EIG (valued at approx. EUR5b). This transaction gave rise to several merger control filings.

Published Work

  • Jaime Rodriguez (2020) "Developments in the enforcement of Competition law in Spain in 2019 and challenges for 2020”, Allen & Overy - ePublications.
  • Jaime Rodriguez, co-authored with José Villén (2019) "Derecho de la competencia y las actividades de préstamos sindicados en la Unión Europea”, Revista Derecho Bancario y Bursátil.
  • Jaime Rodriguezz (2019) Chambers & Partners, Merger Control Guide, Spain.
  • Jaime Rodriguez, co-authored with Inés Pajares (2019) “Informe de la CNMC sobre el impacto en la competencia de las nuevas tecnologías en el sector financiero (Fintech): Una oportunidad más que una amenaza”, Revista Derecho Bancario y Bursátil.

Leadership Positions And Professional Affiliations

Member, Madrid Bar Association



Spain, 2004


Law Degree, Universidad de Sevilla, 2001

LLM, European Law, Institute of European Studies, Université Libre de Bruxelles, 2003

LLM, University of Chicago Law School, 2007


English, French, Spanish
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