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CALLE SERRANO 116, 28006 MADRID, SPAIN
Tel:
Work +34 91 758 39 06
Fax:
Fax +34 91 542 15 90
Email:
Web:
www.rcd.legal
Barcelona, Madrid
RCD, Carlos Hernández Rivera, Madrid, SPAIN

Carlos Hernández Rivera

Tel:
Work +34 91 758 39 06
Email:
RCD

Work Department

Regulated Markets

Position

Carlos belongs to the Government Legal Service (GLS) in Spain (Cuerpo de Abogados del Estado), having carried out duties relating to the counsel for and defense of the General State Administration in civil, criminal, social and contentious-administrative proceedings. He has served before the Contentious-Administrative Chamber of the National Court; in the Crime Department of the Sub-Directorate General of Administrative-Contentious Disputes of the Spanish Government Legal Service; as leading GLS Counsel in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, where he also acted as Director of the Port Authority and Secretary of the provincial Economic-Administrative Court; and lastly, in the Administrative-Contentious Courts of Barcelona. He is an expert on regulated markets and public law.

Career

Prior to joining RCD, Carlos held a senior position in the Secretariat of Finance within the Ministry of Finance and Public Administration. He most recently served as Director General for the Regulation of Gambling, having previously served as Subdirector General for Gambling Regulation in the same Directorate. During this time, Carlos was also a Counselor in SEGITTUR (Public Corporation for Tourism Technology and Innovation Management) and a member of the European Commission Expert Group on Online Gambling Services.

Languages

English and Spanish.

Member

Speaker in different forums, giving conferences related to legal topics in his specialty.
Author and collaborator of various publications.
He has been an instructor to candidates for the Government Legal Service.
Máster de Oro Alta Dirección, Real Fórum Alta Dirección, 2015
Europe Gaming Regulator of the year, International Masters of Gaming Law, 2014

Education

Lawyer in the Government Legal Service.
Master’s Degree in Law, ESADE.
Law Degree, ESADE.

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