Agency Agreements - Differences between France and Spain

Commercial Law Department at AGM Abogados, Spain The agency agreement is a contract whereby an independent trader, the agent, permanently undertakes, for valuable consideration, the assignment of preparing or subscribing contracts with third…

Bribery Act 2010

Bribery Act 2010. By Bill Gornall-King, Partner at Boyes Turner INTRODUCTION – HISTORY AND BACKGROUND 1.1    The Bribery Act 2010 received the Royal assent in April 2010, shortly before the General Election. The Act will come into…

Advisers Need to Know How to Avoid Becoming an “Enforcement Referral”

With Hedge Funds a Priority of the SEC’s Examination Program, Advisers Need to Know How to Avoid Becoming an “Enforcement Referral” By Sylvia Scott For a hedge fund adviser, it’s one thing to have the SEC’s Office of Compliance,…

12th's Five-Year Plan: From mass production to a new paradigm

From mass production to a new paradigm. By Antonio Valverde Sanz, Director, AGM Corpfin Marketing’s experience says you’re not going to remember a message until it has been repeated so many times, probably not less than seven. So, I…

What happens with the foreign subsidiaries of a company that goes bankrupt?

Mireia Bosch & Fernando J. García, Dpto. Civil-Mercantil / Socio Director, AGM Abogados - Barcelona In the current economic context of global crisis, in which applications of bankruptcy have increased dramatically in recent years to…

“Franchise Agreements”: by Pierre Demolin and Véronique Demolin

The legal rules applicable to Belgian franchise contracts. Analysis and commentary on fifteen years of case law 1995 – 2010. Larcier Editions - Collection: Records from the Journal of the Courts - 1st Edition 2011 This book analyzes…