Entries by Lawrope

Enforcement of judgments from non-EU countries in civil and commercial matters

The recognition and enforcement in Spain of final judgments in civil and commercial matters from countries outside the European Union is regulated by the Spanish act ‘Ley 29/2015, de 30 de de cooperación jurídica internacional en materia civil’ (from now on LCJIC). This act is also applied to the recognition and enforcement of transactions (agreements […]

Consequences of the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union n° 5: Implementing the Protocol on Ireland (I) / Northern Ireland (NI)

  “Clarity on the practical measures that will be necessary to implement the Protocol, and the steps that businesses based in or trading with Northern Ireland need to take to prepare, is now required as a matter of acute urgency if damage to the Northern Ireland economy is to be avoided”. (House of Lords European […]

Sustainability taxonomy in the European Union

In March 2020 the European Commission’s Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance (TEG) published three documents entitled: EU Taxonomy Technical Report, EU Taxonomy Technical Annex and EU Taxonomy Excel Tool. These three taxonomy documents are part of the Action Plan for a greener and cleaner economy in the EU and, in particular, its first objective […]

End of the State of Alarm: when can we travel to Spain?

The end of the State of Alarm is approaching. With it, the restrictions on mobility both within our borders and across them begin to disappear. In order to clarify the dates and conditions for travelling to Spain, there are some certain restrictions on travel whether made from within the Schengen Area or from outside of […]

Spanish real estate market and immigration trends after the epidemic

According to Spanish media reports, the government has issued 35,400 investor visas/residence (golden visa) since the implementation of the law 14/2013 of September 27, on support to entrepreneurs and their internationalization: measures aimed at facilitating the entry and stay in Spain of non-EU foreign investors who wish to acquire real estate. (Including real estate investment, […]