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 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.

October 7

El divorcio internacional: el nuevo Reglamento de la UE 1258/2010

El divorcio internacional: el nuevo Reglamento de la UE 1258/2010

No es ningún secreto que la lamentable realidad de divorcio está en aumento y, mientras que los matrimonios modernos son significativamente más estables que otros arreglos sentimentales, tales como la simple convivencia de hecho, nuestros legisladores han hecho un gran esfuerzo en los últimos años para reducir la ansiedad y la confusión que rodea el.

September 9

Innovations in Residence Permits for Foreign Businessmen

In order to encourage both national and international investment, the Government has passed a draft of the new “law of entrepreneurs”. Although the draft is still awaiting final approval, the basic guidelines of the future law have been set, which include the development of business projects in Spain, as well job creation. However, one of.

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.