José Antonio is currently Professor of Mercantile Law. Previously, he has worked as a Professor at University of Salamanca, where he earned/obtained the PhD. in 1987. Besides, he has taught as Invited Professor in a wide range of Spanish and Latin American Universities. Additionally, he has broadened his Law studies in different European Universities such as La Sapienza, Université Libre de Bruxelles and Rijksuniversiteit Gent, as well as in other relevant national and international Institutions including the Bank of Belgium and the European Studies Institute.
He is Member of the General Codification Commission. Prior, in 1996, he took part as a lecturer for the ‘Special Commission for Determination, Study and Settlement Proposal to the issues concerning the implementation of the Economic Legal System’, created by the State Secretariat of Economics, Ministry of Economy and Finance.
Moreover, he has worked as international consultant (UAID, BID). He was also President of the Competition Court of Aragón between 2006 and 2010; Academic of the Royal Academy of Jurisprudence and Legislation. He has written ten monographs and directed several collective books. Likewise, he has published almost a hundred articles within the main Mercantile and Economic Law magazines.
José Antonio is Member of the Editorial Committee of the Yearbook of Bankruptcy Law and the Technical Committee of the Mercantile Law Magazine. He belongs to both national and cross border associations (AEDIN, IIDC). He is a foremost authority on Companies Law as well as on Insolvency and Restructuring Law.
Professor of Mercantile Law at the University of Zaragoza.
Spanish, English and French
Member of the Editorial Committee of the Yearbook of Bankruptcy Law and the Technical Committee of the Mercantile Law Magazine.