The advice came after an adviser to the monarch knew the Institute management in 2006.
MADRID, December 18 .- The Spanish Royal Family advised Iñaki Urdangarin, husband of the Infanta Cristina and son of King Juan Carlos, who left the Institute in 2006 Nóos and a year later recommended search activities as employed persons, possible outside of Spain.
Both decisions are the result of research carried out on Iñaki Urdangarin in relation to a major corruption case.
Just yesterday, official sources the newspapers El Pais and El Mundo that the outside counsel of the King’s House, José Manuel Romero Moreno traveled to Barcelona in the spring of 2006 to ascertain the situation of the Institute Nóos and, after checking that charged for organize events, Urdangarin advised to resign.
After accepting the advice and leave Nóos in June 2006, the Duke of Palma, with its partners, opened a foundation to promote culture and sport, but did not operate as such, because the consultant found the King’s House that its operation was not raised properly.
At that point, the adviser to the King’s House to the Duke of Palma advised to resign to continue along this path and opted for a professional activity as an employee, preferably outside of Spain, which Urdangarin made in the spring of 2009, when he accepted an offer from the subsidiary of Telefónica in Latin America to work in the U.S..
The Dukes of Palma living since then in Washington, where Urdangarin chairs the Committee on Public Affairs, Telefónica Latin America, while his wife, the Infanta Cristina, continues to work on the foundation La Caixa, as he did in Spain, now from the post of director the international arena.
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