Marcos Araujo Boyd

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  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish




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Marcos Araujo Boyd



Marcos Araujo is the head of the EU and Competition Law Department of Garrigues. His professional career has focused on competition law, particularly infringement and merger control proceedings before EU and Spanish administrative authorities.

For more than twenty years, Marcos has worked with companies from a wide range of industrial and service sectors, and particularly in the energy, automotive, transport and pharmaceutical distribution industries. His reputation in the competition law market has been recognized by the most important legal directories, including Chambers & Partners (Band 1), Legal 500 and Legal Experts.

Marcos has extensive teaching experience and is a speaker at various forums.




Academic background:

Law Degree, Universidad de Alicante (1981-1986).


Marcos has published numerous articles on his area of expertise. Some of the most recent include:

Vertical Agreements (*), in Tratado de Derecho de la Competencia, 2nd edition, Bosch, 2014 (underway)

Error of prohibition and legitimate expectation in the imposition of penalties for infringement of competition rules (*), Anuario Civitas (May 2014)

The law on measures to improve the functioning of the food chain. A competition law perspective. (*) Gaceta Jurídica de la UE y de la Competencia, (September 2013)  LinkAbre ventana nueva

Structural remedies in the power generation market: the “CEZ” decision of April 10, 2013 (*). Cuadernos de Energía (June 2013) LinkAbre ventana nueva

EU Competition Procedure, Oxford University Press, (2013) (co-author with Nicolas von Lingen of Chapters 16 to 18, on Merger Control). LinkAbre ventana nueva

Liable parties and penalty proceedings (*), II Congreso de Competencia y Regulación (September 2012)

Automobile and competition law: An overview of EU and National Case Law, 10 January 2012, e-Competitions No. 41525 (co-authored with Alberto Escudero). LinkAbre ventana nueva

(*) originally published in Spanish. For further information, see Spanish version of CV