Agreements prior to sales and purchases: non-disclosure agreements (NDAs), letters of intent (LOIs), memoranda of understanding (MOUs), etc.

Buying or selling companies usually involves a complex and long negotiation process so that the parties can reach an agreement. The many and diverse factors of a going concern mean that, before signing a sales and purchase agreement, there is…

BRAZIL AND SPAIN SIGN COOPERATION AGREEMENT ON DATA PROTECTION

On October 4, 2021, the Brazilian National Data Protection Authority (ANPD) and the Spanish Data Protection Agency (AEPD) – the administrative authorities responsible for data protection in Brazil and Spain, respectively – signed a Memorandum…

AGM Abogados: "We are committed to growth and we firmly believe in people"

AGM Abogados is a multidisciplinary legal and financial consultancy firm with more than 35 years' experience in the Spanish market and a strong international vocation. It has a team of more than 100 specialist, committed and close professionals,…

M&A area recognised in IFLR1000 ranking

AGM Abogados has once again been recognised by the IFLR1000 legal review in the M&A category for Spain. The M&A area, led by Partners Francisco Lacasa Lobera and Julio Rocafull Rodríguez, appears in the ranking for the third consecutive…

Financing start-ups: convertible notes

A convertible note is a type of financing that is increasingly used in the world of start-ups. Basically, it is a loan granted to a company in exchange for the option to subsequently buy shares in the company, when the first round of funding…

Changes to the temporary restrictions on non-essential travel for reasons of public order and public health. Special mention to students

On 24 July, the Spanish Health Ministry decreed a further amendment to Order INT/657/2020 of 17 July, modifying the criteria applied to the temporary restrictions on non-essential travel from third countries to the European Union and Schengen…

Jonathan Gil, new Partner of the Employment Law Area of AGM Abogados

AGM Abogados incorporates Jonathan Gil Mingorance into its ranks as Partner of the Employment Law area of the firm. A lawyer with a degree in Law from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB), he has more than 16 years’ experience in…

Salary register and equal pay audit: another business requirement, punishable in this case

More requirements and obligations are increasingly being imposed by Spanish legislators on companies. If the battery of measures published during the COVID-19 period had not been enough, more workload has now been imposed on employers…

BRAZILIAN POSTAL SERVICE ENTERS THE PRIVATIZATION ROUTE

Brazil has seen a wave of privatization in the past month of April: a series of auctions held by the Ministry of Infrastructure – an event named Infra Week – brought in R$ 10 billion in new investments (approximately 1.8 billion USD) during…