Service of Spanish judicial decisions in non-European Union countries: The 1965 Hague Convention

The main international instrument that regulates Service of Spanish judicial decisions in non-European Union countries is the Hague Convention of 1965 on the service abroad of judicial and extrajudicial documents in civil or commercial matters…

Enforcement of European judgments in civil and commercial matters

Judgments in civil, commercial and labour matters from other Member States of the European Union are enforced in Spain under Regulation 1215/2012 on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters…

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…

Google’s failure to respect the « right to be forgotten » results in €600,000 fine

  In its Decision 37/2020 of 14 July 2020 X c/Google (Decision) the Belgian Data Protection Authority (APD/GBA) fined Google Belgium 600,000 euros for failing to respect a citizen’s right to have certain harmful information delisted.…

Schrems II Judgment of 16 July 20: Personal Data Transfers to the USA

  “The case raises issues of very major, indeed fundamental, concern to millions of people within the European Union and beyond. Firstly, it is relevant to the data protection rights of millions of residents of the [EU]. Secondly,…

Guillermo Bayas, new French Desk Partner at AGM Abogados

With the recent merger of the law firms AGM Abogados and Ejarque Abogados, Guillermo Bayas Fernández, will not only hold the position as a Partner in the Litigation and Arbitration area at AGM but will also be part of the firm's French Desk…

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…

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…

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…