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HEALTH ALERTS AND WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

    The situation created by the Coronavirus in the last few days has caused some uncertainty about the measures to be adopted by companies and employers, both at the productive level and at the working level. If the collateral consequences directly affect the organization and economy

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The Consequences of Brexit for the Spanish Property Market

The Consequences of Brexit for the Spanish Property Market

    Three and a half years after the referendum that was held on 23rd June 2016, the United Kingdom has finally left the European Union after having signed a withdrawal agreement. From now on, both parties must negotiate the terms of their future bilateral relations as

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New Dubai RERA Law Issued

New Dubai RERA Law Issued

Dubai Government Keeps Up with the Aspirations of the People His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, in his capacity as the Ruler of Dubai, earlier this week issued the Dubai law No. (4) of 2019 (“New  Law”) pertaining to the Real Estate Regulatory Agency (“RERA”)

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Enhanced Client Authentication (SCA) with online payments

Enhanced Client Authentication (SCA) with online payments

On September 11th, we learned of Banco de España’s decision to extend the period ending on the 14th to comply with the obligations of Delegated Regulation 2018/389. Banco de España (BdE) is thus making use of the extraordinary power granted by the European Banking Authority (EBA) to

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Directive of Author Rights in the digital single market

News of the Author Rights Directive in the digital single market: controversial issues On June 6th the famous ‘copyright directive’ came into force, which has provoked a great deal of controversy within the sector. The directive aims, on the one hand, to harmonize the laws of the

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Double Taxation US-Spain

Double Taxation US-Spain

New agreement on Double Taxation with the United States: Advantages for Spanish businesses Last July, an important step was taken towards the modification of the Agreement in order to avoid the double imposition of taxes on Spain by the United States. Almost six years after its negotiation,

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The directors of listed companies may only be individual persons

The directors of listed companies may only be individual persons

This is established in the proposed draft amending the law of capital companies and other financial provisions The objective is to promote the long-term involvement of shareholders   On May 28, 2019, the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Business published on its website the Draft Law by

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Sanctions: list of sanctioned countries 2019

Sanctions: list of sanctioned countries 2019
Doing business outside Spain is always complicated for a company, but the difficulty increases when it comes to countries with international sanctions. The exportation of goods restricted by the European Union to one of these territories may amount to a crime of smuggling, entailing prison sentences ofRead more

Mining in Iran and sanctions

Mining in Iran and sanctions

MINING SECTOR IN IRAN AFTER MAY 8TH 2019 In terms of geology, Iran is a land of promise. Well known for its oil and gas resources, the country is also among the largest reserve holders of many metal and industrial minerals, possesses diverse and abundant mines and

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Title III of the Helms Burton Act: How to protect yourself

Title III of the Helms Burton Act: How to protect yourself

What does Title III establish? Title III of the Helms-Burton Act allows former US persons who were affected by the nationalizations of the Cuban Revolutionary Government, to claim compensation for damages against those who “traffic” with property and assets confiscated as of January 1, 1959. The concept

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