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Manuel Vélez Fraga

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Manuel Vélez Fraga
Manuel is a partner in the Madrid office of Uría Menéndez. He joined the firm in 2003 and is a member of the Public and Environmental Law Practice Area. He has experience in all areas of public law, but especially in regulated sectors, such as securities markets and the financial, energy, security and defence, prevention of money laundering and competition law sectors. He also advises on public procurement law and public authority liability. Manuel focuses his practice on litigation involving administrative and constitutional matters and regularly advises in sanctioning proceedings before the CNMV, the Bank of Spain and the Commission for the Prevention of Money Laundering. He also has vast experience in due diligence processes involving regulatory matters. In the 2015 edition of Iberian Lawyer, Manuel was named one of the top 40 lawyers under the age of 40 in Spain and Portugal.

COVID-19 and the New Spanish Foreign Direct Investment Regulation

Public authorities all around the world are taking action aimed at combating the effects of COVID-19 in international and domestic markets. In Spain, one of the concerns of the Government has been to cope with the existing foreign investment legal framework (considered the ninth most open by the OECD) and the threats that such a framework may entail ─especially for… Keep Reading

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