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.

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.

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.