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…

News 2: “Data Adequacy” process for the UK

  The Trade and Cooperation Agreement (“TCA”) agreed on 24 December 2020 (and still to be ratified by the European Parliament), includes interim provisions for continuing unrestricted transmission of personal data from the European…

Step by step to selling a business in Spain!

Selling a business is not only selling a group of tangible assets but also includes goodwill and, therefore, a group of assets are sold which have been organised for producing or exchanging goods or services in the market. The possibility of…

European entrepreneurs: please head East!

Global trade volumes suffered a sharp plunge in 2020, in spite of a late-year bounce. Put in perspective, some of the leading Asian economies did pretty well in this pandemic year with Taiwan, China, and Vietnam GDP expanding over 2% while…

Eastern Asia Markets: A sensible choice for European entrepreneurs

What do mega-regional free trade pacts, container routes volumes, and patent registration data have in common? The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) signed in 2020 by China, Japan, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand…