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Business litigation in Spain

Business litigation in Spain

PDF VERSION 1.- Introduction: The Spanish Court System The Spanish Court System is divided into five different jurisdictions classified by subject: civil, criminal, administrative, labour and military. Each of the jurisdictions has its own substantive law and...

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The special employment regime for Senior Management in Spain

The special employment regime for Senior Management in Spain

Foreign companies with a subsidiary in Spain usually ask about the special employment regime of senior managers and how it works in Spain. There are some important aspects that need to be considered before making any decision.    1.- Definition and main features of...

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Franchising in Spain

Franchising in Spain

Year after year the franchise sector in Spain has been growing with new brands, more outlets and additional jobs created. According to the information published by the Spanish Association of Franchisors, in 2020 a total of 1,381 franchised brands were in operation in...

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M&A in Spain: Useful tips for foreign investors

M&A in Spain: Useful tips for foreign investors

M&A legal work has progressively adopted a standardized approach throughout jurisdictions, with some well-defined milestones followed in all deals; Letter of Intent (which can also be called Memorandum of Understanding or Term sheet), Due Diligence process, Shares...

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Directors in a Spanish Limited Liability Company

Directors in a Spanish Limited Liability Company

There are several aspects that must be considered when incorporating a limited liability company in Spain (“Sociedad Limitada”), and one of them is how the company will be managed; how many Directors are needed, who can be a Director, which are the requirements to be...

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Unsuccessful precautionary measures in a case of construction

Unsuccessful precautionary measures in a case of construction

Comes to our law firm for legal advice a promoting company who had concluded a contract for work by which the contractor agreed to restore a building and transform it into nine apartments. As a consequence of some disagreements related to the final price of the...

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Non-residents taxation: debt or equity investments in Spain

Non-residents taxation: debt or equity investments in Spain

The tax residence of an investor is key to determining the taxation applicable to its income obtained in Spain. Thus, while investors residing in Spain must pay taxes on the income obtained worldwide - either by personal income tax or by Corporation Tax, depending on...

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Setting up a business in Spain

Setting up a business in Spain

Setting up a business in Spain can be done using a variety of legal forms. Choosing one or another will be very much dependent on the needs and priorities of each investor. In this article we outline the most frequently used legal structures in Spain: Autónomo (Sole...

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