November 5

ECHR Curtails Freedom of Speech on the Internet

The European Court of human rights (ECHR) ruled on October 10 that an Estonian court was correct when it condemned Delphi, a news web site featuring anonymous comments, as a result of the offensive nature of some of the comments that could be found there. Delphi had published a story about a ferry company that.

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.

September 5

New EU Regulation on Inheritance

NEW EU REGULATION ON INHERITANCE   Foreign residents in Spain should know that a new EU Regulation on inheritance has been approved as of the 4 of July 2012. The regulation will apply from the 17 of August 2015 and although, for the moment, the United Kingdom, Irland and Denmark have chosen not to take.

September 5

Reform of Tenancy Laws

REFORM OF THE TENANCY LAWS   A much needed reform of the tenency laws has already entered into force. Given the fact that many Spaniards and ex-pats have chosen to invest their savings in real estate, while others do not have the means to buy their own housing in Sapin, the reform is a step.