Publications

Our recent publications include:

  • Book "Commentary to the General Data Protection Regulation and the Organic Law on Protection of Personal Data and Guarantee of Digital Rights" (two volumes). Chapter International transfers. Authors - Javier Fernández-Samaniego and Paula Fernández-Longoria. Coordinator - Antonio Troncoso Reigada. Editorial: Civitas, February 2021. More information here.
  • Diario La Ley. Nº 9788. Dialogues for the legal future. Article Appropriate Means of Dispute Resolution. 10 feb 2021. Blas Piñar - co-author. More information here.
  • Expansión Jurídico. Article Cyber-vaccine for 5G. 8 Feb. 2021. Javier F. Samaniego - author. More information here.
  • Cinco Días. Article 5G: ready, set, go! 14 Dec 2020. Javier F. Samaniego - author. More information here.
  • Wolters Kluwer. Innovation and Trends. Legal Sector 2021. Chapter The “ALSPs” (alternative legal service providers): catalysts for the change in business law. November 2020. Authors: Javier Fernández-Samaniego and Manuel Esteban. More info here.
  • Expansión Jurídico. Opinion. Article The (im)possible love. 6 Nov 2020. Maria Meshcherskaya - author. More information here.
  • Spanish Arbitration Club (CEA). Special edition Comments to the Code of Good Arbitration Practices of the Spanish Arbitration Club. Chapter Kairós: the Code of Good Practices as a catalyst for national arbitration. October 2020. Blas Piñar - author. More information here.
  • E-book From crisis to transformation. The Legal Industry in 2020 - A Vision of Ibero-America. Article The importance of a strategic plan for internal legal departments. October 2020. Edited by Lawit / Lawgistic. Javier F. Samaniego - co-author. More information here.
  • THĒMIS-Revista de Derecho Special issue on Arbitration. Issue 77; Chapter Cybersecurity and International Arbitration: The ICCA - CPR NY City Bar Protocol for Cybersecurity in Arbitration. August 2020. Javier F. Samaniego, Gonzalo Hierro, Yaiza Araque – authors. More information here.
  • Expansión. Article Invalidation of the 'Privacy Shield': A spy among friends and the 101 Dalmatians. 21 August 2020. Javier Fernández-Samaniego - author. More information here.
  • Practical Guide Arbitration 2020-2021. Coordinators: José María Alonso Puig and Víctor Bonnín Reynés. Editored by Lefebvre. July 2020. Chapter 1. Introduction. Section 1. "Arbitration and other methods of ADR". Authors: Javier F. Samaniego and Blas Piñar.
  • CIAR Global. Article The most chellenging aspect of the online arbitration is not technological but human. 6 July 2020. Author - Javier F. Samaniego. More information here.
  • Expansión. Article The future of a digital Europe. 16 June 2020. Author - Javier F. Samaniego. More information here.
  • ICLG (Global Legal Group). The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Cybersecurity 2019. Chapter on Spain. October 2019. Authors: Javier Fernández-Samaniego and Gonzalo Hierro. More info here.
  • Wolters Kluwer. Innovation and Trends. Legal Sector 2020. Chapter (First) Effects of the irruption of Alternative Legal Service Providers (ALSP) on business law. October 2019. Authors: Javier Fernández-Samaniego and Manuel Esteban. More info here.
  • ICLG (Global Legal Group). The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Outsourcing 2019. Chapter on Spain. July 2019. Authors: Javier Fernández-Samaniego and Blas Piñar. More info here.
  • Diario La Ley. Privacy Law. Article In the cherries´ blossom: a chronicle of the 2019 International Privacy + Security Forum (IPSF) in Washington D.C. 24 May 2019. Author – Javier F. Samaniego. See more information here or read in PDF here.
  • Transnational Dispute Management. Article The Draft ICCA-CPR-New York City Bar Association Protocol for Cybersecurity in Arbitration: A Leading Light, at Least. Vol. 16, Issue, 3. May 2019. Authors – Javier F. Samaniego and Gonzalo Hierro. More information here.
  • Diario La Ley Wolters Kluwer. Article Collective actions within the framework of the RGPD: a perspective from Spanish Civil Law. Authors – Javier Fernández-Samaniego and Blas Piñar Guzmán. February 11, 2019. No. 26, Cyberlaw Section. For more information click here.
  • Book Data Protection Treaty. Coordinator - Artemi Rallo. Chapter The legitimate interest as a principle to legitimize data processing. February 2019. Editorial Tirant lo Blanch. Javier Fernández-Samaniego - co-author. More information here.
  • Report on the Analysis of the Legal Impact of the Draft Law for the Promotion of Mediation. January 2019. Edition of the General Technical Secretariat of the General Sub-direction for Legislative Policy of the Ministry of Justice. The contribution of Samaniego Law is mentioned in the report in Annex 1 (Prior Public Consultation). Page 40. More information here.
  • Book Digital Society and Law. Chapter on Drones & Privacy. Authors: Javier Fernández-Samaniego and Blas Piñar. November 2018. More information here.
  • Privacy Laws & Business International Report. Article Collective actions under GDPR: a continental Europe civil law perspective from Spain. October 2018. Authors: Javier Fernández-Samaniego, Blas Piñar and Manuela Rojas. See PDF file.
  • ICLG. The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Outsourcing 2018. Chapter on Spain. August 2018. Authors: Javier Fernández-Samaniego and Blas Piñar. More info here.
  • CPR Speaks Blog. The EU Mediation Blues: Is there a way to resolve the EU Mediation “Paradox”? 7 November 2017. Article by Javier Fernández-Samaniego. More info here.
  • Lefebvre - El Derecho. Study Innovation in the Legal Sector (paper report and videos). 26 Oct 2016. Includes video interview with Javier Fernández-Samaniego. More info here.

Our recent press coverage include:

  • El Confidencial. Article ALSP: obstacles to overcome in Spain. Authors - Pedro del Rosal, Irene Cortés. 1 June 2021. Samaniego Law mentioned. More information here.
  • Confilegal. Article Chambers gives a boost to ALSPs as one more option in the Spanish market. Author - Telmo Valle. 31 May 2021. Samaniego Law mentioned. More information here.
  • Lawyerpress. Article Chambers recognizes Spanish New Law. Author - Hans A. Böck. 28 May 2021. Samaniego Law mentioned. More information here.
  • El Confidencial. Article Afiens, Ambar, Legal Army, Samaniego Law y Lawyers for Projects, thel 'top' of Spanish ALSPs. Author - Irene Cortés. 26 May 2021. Samaniego Law mentioned. More information here.
  • Expansión Jurídico. Present times and trends. Who are the most outstanding ALSPs in Spain. Photo gallery. 25 May 2021. Samaniego Law mentioned. More information here.
  • Expansión Jurídico. Article This is what the ‘low cost’ subsidiaries of the large international law firms are like. Author - Alejandro Galisteo. 19 April 2021. Javier F. Samaniego mentioned. More information here.
  • El Confidencial. Article These are the "star lawyers" of the large law firms in Spain. Authors - Irene Cortés, Pedro del Rosal. 23 March 2021. Javier F. Samaniego mentioned. More information here.
  • Iberian Lawyer. Article Integreon allies with Samaniego Law to launch in Spain. 9 March 2021. Javier F. Samaniego mentioned. More information here.
  • Expansión. Article Integreon arrives to Spain via partnership with Samaniego Law. 9 March 2021. Javier F. Samaniego mentioned. More information here.
  • Expansión. Article The CNMC and the Court of Auditors monitor the management of EU aid. Author - Mercedes Serraller. 3 March 2021. Javier F. Samaniego mentioned. More information here.
  • El Derecho. Lefebvre. Article COVID-19, climate change, deglobalization and automation, four opportunities for the legal sector. 26 Feb 2021. Javier F. Samaniego mentioned. More information here.
  • Cinco Días. Article Engineers and mathematics - new star employees of law firms. 15 Feb 2021. Author - Patricia Esteban. Manuel Esteban and Javier F. Samaniego mentioned. More information here.
  • Wolters Kluwer. Article The pandemic has been a turning point and legal professionals must take advantage of it to flip the mindset switch. 15 Feb 2021. Javier F. Samaniego mentioned. More information here.
  • Cinco Días. Article Guide to surviving the legal challenges of 2021. 28 Dec. 2020. Author - Pedro del Rosal. Javier F. Samaniego mentioned. More information here.
  • Confilegal. Article Samaniego Law promotes an outsourcing service of legal services for companies. 11 Dec. 2020. Author - Luis Javier Sánchez. Javier F. Samaniego mentioned. More information here.
  • Expansión Jurídico. Article Silvia Pérez-Navarro joins Samaniego Law as project director. 9 Dec. 2020. Author - Laura Saiz. Silvia Pérez-Navarro and Javier F. Samaniego mentioned. More information here.
  • Expansión Jurídico. Article Paula Fernández-Longoria, 'of counsel' at Samaniego Law. 1 Dec. 2020. Author - Mercedes Serraller. Paula F. Longoría and Javier F. Samaniego mentioned. More information here.
  • Lawyerpress. Article MIAC incorporates international mediation into its services. 8 Oct 2020. Javier F. Samaniego mentioned. More information here.
  • Expansión Jurídico. Article Law firms ignore the potential of Big Data. 11 Sep 2020. Author - Laura Saiz. Javier F. Samaniego and Manuel Esteban mentioned. More information here.
  • Muy Segura. Interview with Maria Meshcherskaya. 11 Sep 2020. More information here.
  • Expansión Jurídico. Article Business lawyers that stand out the most in Spain. 19 May 2020. Author - Laura Saiz. Javier F. Samaniego mentioned. More information here.
  • El País. Article Alternatives to judicial collapse are yet too green. 4 May 2020. Author - Iván Romero Díaz. Javier F. Samaniego mentioned in the article. See more information here.
  • Noticias Juridicas. Article The economic crisis caused by the Covid-19 may accelerate the takeoff of the litigation financing business. 28 April 2020. Javier F. Samaniego mentioned in the article. See more information here.
  • Cinco Días. Article Litigation funds are looking ar Covid-19-related lawsuits. 27 April 2020. Javier F. Samaniego mentioned in the article. See more information here.
  • Lawyerpress. Article Litigation financing experts analyze how litigation funds work. 24 April 2020. Javier F. Samaniego mentioned in the article. See more information here.
  • Legal Events Blog. Article Litigation in Spain is very cheap. Conclusions professional meeting experts in litigation financing. 23 April 2020. Javier F. Samaniego mentioned in the article. See more information here.
  • Diario La Ley. Article Experts estimate that the crisis will lead to increased litigation funding. 23 April 2020. Javier F. Samaniego mentioned in the article. See more information here.
  • Vozpopuli. Article The menace of the courts' collapse due to Covid-19 gives way to arbitration and mediation. 13 April 2020. Author - Alvaro Zarzalejos. Blas Piñar mentioned in the article. See more information here.
  • Expansión Jurídico. Article Let's avoid now the courts' collapse. 7 April 2020. Javier F. Samaniego and Blas Piñar mentioned in the article. See more information here.
  • Iberian Lawyer. Article Top 10 best cybersecurity lawyers in Spain. April 2020, nº 93, page 68. Javier F. Samaniego mentioned in the article. See more information here.
  • Iberian Lawyer. Article Lawyers for a tailored solution. April 2020, nº 93, page 92. Javier F. Samaniego mentioned in the article. See more information here.
  • Cinco Días. Article Could the Government use its new 'app' against the coronavirus to sanction citizens? 31 March 2020. Javier F. Samaniego mentioned in the article. See more information here.
  • Dairio La Ley. Article Technological measures of the government to combat COVID 19: app, chatbot and geolocation of those affected 31 March 2020. Javier F. Samaniego mentioned in the article. See more information here.
  • Diario La Ley. Article Spain trusts in the parity of women and men for World Bank’s ICSID. 21 Feb 2020. Javier F. Samaniego mentioned in the article. See more information here.
  • Vozpopuli. Article The alternative formula of Axiom seeks its niche at the Spanish legal market. Author - Álvaro Zarzalejos. Javier Fernández-Samaniego mentioned in the article. February 12, 2020. More information here.
  • Expansión Jurídico. Article Ministry of Economy appoints new Spanish arbitrators for ICSID. Javier Fernández-Samaniego mentioned in the article. February 11, 2020. More information here.
  • Confilegal. Article A new Spanish brio for the World Bank arbitration court. Author - Telmo Avalle. Javier Fernández-Samaniego mentioned in the article. February 10, 2020. More information here.
  • Vozpopuli. Article Who are the new conciliators and arbitrators of Spain at ICSID. Author - Álvaro Zarzalejos. Javier Fernández-Samaniego mentioned in the article. February 10, 2020. More information here.
  • Confilegal. Article The right to be forgotten consolidates as one of the citizens' resources for the defense of their rights. Author - Luis Javier Sánchez. Javier Fernández-Samaniego mentioned in the article. February 9, 2020. More information here.
  • CIAR Global. Article Spain renews its ICSID arbitrators and conciliators with 4 women and 4 men. Javier Fernández-Samaniego mentioned in the article. February 7, 2020. More information here.
  • CIAR Global. Article Singapore Convention on Mediation, news on Discovery or Prague Rules, also in 2019. Javier Fernández-Samaniego mentioned in the article. January 13, 2020. More information here.
  • Diario La Ley. Article The California data protection law enters into force. Author - Carlos B. Fernández. Javier Fernández-Samaniego mentioned in the article. January 7, 2020. More information here.
  • Revista Mutualidad de la Abogacía. Article ALSPs have come to stay. Author - Lorena Pérez Martínez. Javier Fernández-Samaniego mentioned in the article. December 2019, p. 22-25. More information here.
  • ICLG (Global Legal Group). The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Outsourcing 2019. Chapter on Spain. July 2019. Authors: Javier Fernández-Samaniego and Blas Piñar. More info here.
  • Expansión Jurídico. Article on Leaders League rankings. Author – Sergio Saiz. 21 May 2019. Page 36. Samaniego Law mentioned among the Excellent law firms for Technology, Internet and Telecoms. More information here.
  • Global Arbitration Review. Article ICCA and IBA join forces on data protection. Author – Jack Ballantyne. 12 Feb 2019. Javier Fernández-Samaniego mentioned in the article. To read PDF please click here or subscribe here .
  • Expansión Jurídico. Article Blockchain. Samaniego Law contracts Gonzalo Hierro. Author – Mercedes Serraller. 5 February 2019. Page 36. More information here.
  • Report on the Analysis of the Legal Impact of the Draft Law for the Promotion of Mediation. January 2019. Edition of the General Technical Secretariat of the General Sub-direction for Legislative Policy of the Ministry of Justice. The contribution of Samaniego Law is mentioned in the report in Annex 1 (Prior Public Consultation). Page 40. More information here.
  • CIAR Global. Article Achmea case and the Prague Rules, a before and after the arbitration in 2018. Javier Fernández-Samaniego mentioned in the article. January 16, 2019. More information here.
  • Cinco Dias. Article Guide to know all the legal novelties of 2019. Author - Pedro del Rosal. Javier Fernández-Samaniego mentioned in the article. January 7, 2019. More information here.
  • Expansión Jurídico. Blockchain will change the way legal services are offered. 16 July 2018. Interview with Javier Fernández-Samaniego. More information here.
  • El Pais. Article Disruptive legal services. Author - Carlos Fernández. Javier Fernández-Samaniego mentioned in the article. July 13, 2018. More information here.
  • Expansión Jurídico. Article Guide to understand the new Law on Business Secrets. 22 June 2018. Blas Piñar mentioned in the article. More info here.
  • Leftfoot. Audio interview Delivering Solutions to Clients. 17 April 2018. Interview with Javier Fernández-Samaniego. Read and listen here.
  • Cinco Dias. Article Externalizing in-house legal services can reduce a company’s legal costs bill down to 50%. 29 January 2018. Interview with Javier Fernández-Samaniego. More info here.
  • Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Report. Article 10 original legal thinkers in a fast moving world. 6 October 2017. Javier Fernández-Samaniego and Samaniego Law mentioned in the article. More info here.
  • Thomson Reuters Magazine. Article The technological and labor metamorphosis of the Law, a new air that perfects the results. 1 June 2017. Includes opinion of Javier Fernández-Samaniego. See PDF file.