The protection of Venture Capital

Venture capital, which is basically the name given to the risk capital geared to the early stages of a company’s life, such as the seeding phase, start-up and up to about the first three to five years of a business’s life, is becoming more…

Tech companies - Is gender pay gap reporting on your radar?

As we approach the gender reporting deadline of 4 April 2018, less than 1200 companies out of approximately 9,000 have published their data.. Why is this number still so low? Claire Taylor-Evans, Senior Associate solicitor looks at the factors…

Investment options in Spain that allow obtaining Golden Visa

There are several investment options in Spain that allow for the obtaining of investor visas (Golden Visa), these are residence visas that allow unlimited travel through the Schengen area, that do not oblige having a residence in Spain, and…

Boyes Turner named in ‘Best Places to Work in Property’ list

Thames Valley-based national and international law firm Boyes Turner, and its thriving specialist property group, has been listed by Property Week magazine as one of the country’s ‘Best Places to Work in Property’. The ‘Best Places…

Global Mobility: Visa and Immigration Options for Spain-United States

On 20 February 2018, Michael Kabik from Kabik Law (USA) and Mª Eugenia Blasco Rodellar from AGM Abogados presented at the Barcelona Chamber of Commerce "Global Mobility: Visa and Immigration Options for Spain-United States" to a group of local…

The Kuwaiti Commercial Agencies Law No.13 of 2016 has come into effect – here is what you need to know

The Commercial Agencies Law No.13 of 2016 (“CAL”) has now come into effect and aims to arrange, clarify and clearly set out the formalities and requirements surrounding agency law in the State of Kuwait (“Kuwait”). CAL replaces the…

Should we expect more equal pay claims in the private sector?

Co-authored by Barry Stanton and Cicely Slatter For many years the private sector has looked on, as public sector bodies have been dragged through Tribunals by a range of equal pay claims which have taken many years to resolve. HR Teams…

The Drag-Along or drag clause and its inclusion in the Articles of Association

The recent Resolution of the General Directorate of Registries and Notaries (DGRN), dated December 4, 2017, is relevant as it resolves in favour of the possibility of registering the so-called Drag-Along clauses or drag clauses into the Companies…