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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…

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…

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…