Cándido García Molyneux is a Spanish of counsel in the Brussels office of Covington & Burling. His practice focuses on EU environmental law, Spanish food and drug law, and international trade law. He advises clients on legal issues concerning environmental product regulation, chemical law, waste management, emissions trading, renewable energies, energy efficiency, Spanish medicines and cosmetics rules, and international trade law and non-tariff trade barriers.
Mr. García Molyneux was actively involved in the legislative process resulting in the REACH Regulation for several companies and trade associations, and advises clients on the impact of the new regime, including in particular the implications for downstream uses of chemicals. He was also very much involved in the legislative process that led to the revision and amendment of the ETS Directive. Chambers Europe (2012) notes that "the 'brilliant' Cándido Garcia Molyneux assists companies and trade associations with diverse legal and policy issues concerning waste management, REACH, climate change, environmental product regulation, cosmetics, fertilisers and energy efficiency." According to Chambers, "his work in relation to REACH and the EU Emissions Trading Scheme marks him out as an extremely promising member of the team."