Recent sanctions imposed for anti-competitive practices make it crucial for companies to delineate the scope of both legal branches with regard to infringements of competition law, to analyse the scope of the criminal offences regarding the market and consumers, and to propose some guidelines for a compliance programme to prevent or minimise the risk of committing such crime.
Samantha Salsench is an associate in Baker & McKenzie´s Barcelona office. She has worked at various law firms as a criminal lawyer, holds an LL.M. from the National University of Ireland Galway and PhD studies from the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, specialising in international criminal law. She was a postgraduate studies fellow at DAAD, La Caixa Foundation and Caja Madrid Foundation.