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The proof of foreign law in Spanish court proceedings

In judicial practice it is increasingly common to find that a court has to apply a national law different from the law of the State where the procedure is taking place, either because the parties have agreed to it – usually because of the…

Limited companies regulations in Spain

Limited Companies (Sociedades Limitadas) in Spain are mainly regulated by the Commercial Code approved by Royal Decree August 28th 1885 and the Companies Law Act approved by Royal Legislative Decree 1/2010 of July 2nd. The Incorporation Notary…

The new EU Directive for the European class action

On December 4th 2020, the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU) published the long-awaited Directive 2020/1828 of the European Parliament and of the Council of November 25th on representative actions for the protection of the collective…

What happens to the Spanish residence of British citizens post Brexit?

Following the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union and, just a few weeks before the end of the transition period agreed until December 31, 2020 for the effective withdrawal, many of its citizens, both residents and non-residents…

Can I travel to Spain?

Following the latest measure announced for travelling to Spain whereby a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before arriving in Spain must be provided, some people interested in travelling to Spain who had been aware of the tourism…

AGM Abogados’ lawyers are once again recognized by Best Lawyers

For the fifth consecutive year, the prestigious legal publication “Best Lawyers” has recognized the work of AGM’s lawyers, this year including 12 of them in its ranking “The Best Lawyers in Spain (2021 Edition)”. On 19 November,…

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…