August 24

Presentation at the II International Congress on Human Rights and Globalization

On July 3, the Director of this office, Antonio Pedro Rodríguez Bernal, gave a presentation at the II International Congress on Human Rights and Globalization, organized by the University of Seville (July 1, 2 and 3, 2020). Rodríguez Bernal was part, as a panelist, of the Roundtable “New human rights in the face of globalization”,.

January 15

Antonio Pedro Rodríguez Bernal quoted in the scientific article “Prevention and settlement of international conflicts of jurisdiction in the field of cybercrime”

Translation: El director de este despacho, Antonio Pedro Rodríguez Bernal y su artículo científico “Los cibercrímenes en el espacio de libertad, seguridad y justicia” han sido frecuentemente citados en el magnífico trabajo “Prevención y solución de conflictos internacionales de jurisdicción en materia de ciberdelincuencia” escrito por Ignacio Flores Prada, Profesor de Derecho Procesal de la Universidad Pablo.

January 4

Antonio Pedro Rodríguez Bernal quoted in the Journal of European Law on the expansion of the EU towards the Balkans

Translation: El ensayo La Unión Europea y los Balcanes: situación en 2006, escrito por Antonio Pedro Rodríguez Bernal, ha sido nuevamente mencionado en un sólido e interesante artículo de investigación. Profundizando en la ampliación de la Unión Europa hacia los Balcanes Occidentales: la adhesión de Croacia, escrito por Gabriela A. Oanta, publicado en la Revista de.

February 1

Towards an anti – cultural goods laundering regulation in the European Union

Towards an anti – cultural goods laundering regulation in the European Union

I. Introduction Some countries in Europe have a strong industry devoted to cultural goods. Particularly, United Kingdom attracts a meaningful number of all cultural goods transactions that take place in the world. The art market is a prime example of British achievement in a highly competitive global environment. Britain has 29% of the global art.

November 25

Taxation of British Pensions in Spain

Spain remains one of the most popular retirement destinations for British retirees and it is estimated that close to one million Britons currently live in Spain. Bearing this fact in mind, it is fundamental to understand something of how British pensions are obtained and taxed in Spain. A British ex pat can still receive his.

November 13

EU Seeks to Facilitate International Transactions

In response to the uncertainty existing in international transactions, the European Union has issued two legal instruments of great interest. In 1984, Spain issued the General Law for the Defence of Consumers and Users; a law that was intended to establish a set of measures able to resolve the various conflicts that could arise in.

October 24

Entrepreneur Support Act: Frequently Asked Questions

  In response to the many doubts caused by the new Entrepreneur Support Act (Ley de Emprendedores), we offer the following answers to frequently asked questions about the fifty euro flat rate to be paid to Social Security under the new legislation, along with practical examples of it´s application.   1) Who can benefit from.

October 22

Latest Judgement about Preferential Shares

Again the highly controversial “Preferential shares” (or preferentes), are a subject of debate in all public forums, this time as a consequence of a judgement of the Provincial Audience of Vizcaya with regard to the bank “Santander”. For those who are not aware of the evolution of these shares, perhaps it is convenient to sum.

October 15

New “Entrepreneur Support Act”. Law 14/2013

Businessmen and the self-employed who undertake a business venture in Spain have reason to rejoice. The highly anticipated “Entrepreneur Support Act” has finally arrived, a legislative reform that promises to revitalize those sectors of the Spanish economy most affected by the economic crisis and facilitate both the day to day existence of entrepreneurs who are.