August 25

Foreigners involved in criminal proceedings in Spain: some valuable tips

Sometimes foreigners in Spain are involved in criminal proceedings or on the verge of being in criminal troubles. Obviously, they are not familiar with our criminal procedure. If you or a close relative are criminal trouble, you must read this article. Detention Criminal proceedings begin when the person is detained and driven to the Police.

August 25

Taxation of Works of Art in Spain

In addition to being subscribed to a very special legal framework, one of the reasons to seek expert legal advice in operations relating to works of art and cultural heritage is taxation. The sale of works of art often has a transnational component, in which buyer and seller are of different nationalities and subject to.

March 17

Categories of Spanish Historical Heritage

En español. Auf Deutsch. Independantly of the peculiarities of regional legislation, the basic national Law of Spain refers to several categories of goods included in the Spanish Historical Heritage. A) Arqueological Heritage Article 40 of the Historical Heritage Act declares that movable or immovable property is part of this Heritage when it can be studied.

March 10

Spanish Work Reform 2014: Tarifa 100 Euros

En español. Auf Deutsch. Eight days ago Royal Decree 3/2014, of the 28th of February, of urgent measures for the promotion of permanent workers was announced. It was an unexpected, as a new work reform was nor planned for 2014. The Spanish Government seeks now to encourage the hiring of more permanent workers. For this.

February 27

Distinguished with the Gold Medal of Professional Prestige

Antonio Pedro Rodríguez Bernal, director of this office, was awarded the Gold Medal of Professional Prestige by Forum Europe 2001 during a brilliant ceremony and gala dinner which was held at the Palace Hotel in Madrid on the 21st of February 2014. Antonio Rodríguez Pedro Bernal is an experienced attorney in the criminal jurisdiction. He.

February 26

Changing Panorama of Gay Surrogacy

The little-regulated situation of marriages between persons of the same sex in Spain has already been debated in this blog. Already emphasized has been the relevance of the decision of the Spanish Supreme Court of the 5th of December 2013, which recognized the possibility of registering in the Civil Registry two women as parents of.

February 3

QROPS: Pension Scheme for Expats

In previous posts, we have already commented on the increase in the cost of living in Spain for the average expatriate, focusing especially on tax issues and the poor exchange rate. However, many British residents in Spain may be unaware of some of the ways in which they can maximize the value of their pensions..

January 21

Discovery of Artefacts by Chance

To read this article in Spanish, click here. In a previous post, we discussed the chance discovery of Antiquities within our legal system. We stated that both the discoverer and the owner had the right to a compensation equivalent to half the value that the legal evaluation should give to the item, which would then be.

January 17

Exportation of Cultural Goods

To read this article in Spanish, click here. Property which belongs to the Spanish Historical Heritage (Patrimonio Histórico Español o PHE) can not circulate freely around the world, even within the European Union, despite the existence of a single market and freedom of movement of people, goods and capital. The export of the goods, in the.

January 13

Tax Penalties Stifle Spain´s Recovery

The attempt by the Spanish Government to attract wealthy investors and retiree´s to Spain has already been a frequent topic on this blog and is evidenced by laws which seek to promote business and settlement In this country. However, it is also alarming to note the contradictory messages being given to expatriates from the United.