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The Co-Investment Fund (FOCO)

In Spain, the Council of Ministers of 27 December 2023 approved the creation of the Co-Investment Fund (also known as “FOCO” in spain). The management of the Fund is entrusted to COFIDES and will have resources from the Next Generation…

“Silent bankruptcy” – Unpublicised preparation for a business failure – A new and efficient tool in the restructuring toolbox?

INADEQUACY OF JUDICIAL REORGANISATION (“PGR/PRJ”) PROCEDURES – (procedure gerechtelijke reorganisatie {PGR} / procédure réorganisation judiciaire {PRJ}) Successive crises have resharpened businesses’ focus on how to achieve…

When am I a tax resident in Spain? How do I calculate the 183 days?

According to the Law 35/2006 on Personal Income Tax and other Spanish tax legislation, an individual becomes a tax resident in Spain if any of the following circumstances apply: Spend more than 183 days in Spain, during a calendar…

Penalties for Spanish companies for not implementing an ethical or whistleblowing channel

In Spain, Law 2/2023, of 20 February, regulating the protection of persons who report regulatory infringements and the fight against corruption, establishes that all companies with more than 50 employees and organisations that manage public…

PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION: HOW THE BRAZILIAN PROTECTION DATA LAW IS AFFECTING THE MARKET AFTER 5 YEARS

Five years ago was enacted the Brazilian Personal Data Protection Law, named “LGPD”. Despite its young age, the seed of privacy and data protection has already been sown in Brazil since the promulgation of the Federal Constitution in…

WHAT PROCEDURES CAN BE USED TO COLLECT YOUR DEBTS IN BELGIUM?

In Belgium, the legal framework provides creditors with several options to address situations where a debtor fails to meet their financial obligations. There are three separate ways in which a debt can be recovered in the event of non-payment…

Leonardo Cárdenas receives the award for associative collaboration at the 35th AEDAF National Congress 2023

On October 27th, 2023, our Tax Partner, Leonardo Cárdenas Armesto, won the 2023 prize for associative collaboration awarded annually by the Spanish Association of Tax Advisors (AEDAF) to the tax advisor of the year, in recognition of his profile…

Tax Alert | VAT. Main communications to be made in November

Import VAT: Deferral regime for the payment of import VAT quotas During the month of November it is possible to opt for the application of the import VAT deferral regime, effective from January 1st, 2024. It will be extended for the…

Does the “empadronamiento” in Spain imply tax residence in Spain?

If being “empadronado” (registered) implies consequences and fiscal obligations to the Tax Administration, just for the fact of having municipal registration is a recurring question that many citizens frequently ask. First, it’s…