Every year the pace of international expansion has quickened for retailers. Covering key European jurisdictions, this guide focuses on retail compliance, e-commerce & data protection, employment law and real estate and looks in detail at the principal challenges each area faces.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 07 May 2013 | Practice Area: Sale and Supply of Goods and Services
The concept of a GAAR is a controversial one, and the idea of a common European GAAR even more so. With the UK poised to introduce its own GAAR later this year, Baker & McKenzie examines whether other European countries are also ready to embrace a GAAR as a weapon against tax avoidance.
Law Firm: Baker & McKenzie | Published: 04 March 2013 | Practice Area: Enforcement and Regulation
Chinese outbound investment is rising exponentially, fuelled by the financial strength of Chinese companies and their desire to compete on a global basis. Freshfields explain why China's growing interest in Spain's companies could see the two countries form a successful trade partnership in 2013.
Law Firm: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer | Published: 20 February 2013 | Practice Area: Cross-border: Commercial and International Trade
Extensive reforms to employment law, the tax system and intellectual property have changed the Spanish legal landscape. This guide, published by Garrigues in collaboration with Invest in Spain, provides a comprehensive summary of the main new legislative changes for investors and businesses.
Law Firm: Garrigues | Published: 15 November 2012 | Practice Area: Corporate Governance
This guide provides prospective investors with key facts about the various business forms operating in Spain. Additionally, the publication details the many aspects of doing business in Spain, including foreign investment legislation, tax planning, distribution agreements and employment law.
Law Firm: Baker & McKenzie | Published: 09 October 2012 | Practice Area: Corporate Governance
Effective from 12 February 2012, the new Spanish government passed emergency legislation which constitute "the most significant amendments to employment and labor law in Spain in decades". Baker & McKenzie summarise the key changes and the far-reaching consequences for employers and employees.
Law Firm: Baker & McKenzie | Published: 28 February 2012 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement
This briefing from Spanish law firm Garrigues offers a detailed summary of the main new features of the Insolvency Reform's changes and ammendments, as well as an abstract on the reform of the procedural law in its relation to insolvency and credit recovery proceedings.
Law Firm: Garrigues | Published: 15 November 2011 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement
This briefing from Garrigues' corporate team discusses the impact of 'Law 25/2011', aimed at reforming the Corporate Enterprises Law in force since 2010. The briefing outlines how the law's far-reaching consequences will affect minority shareholders, obligatory dividend and right of withdrawal.
Law Firm: Garrigues | Published: 21 October 2011 | Practice Area: Corporate Governance
This briefing from Garrigues underlines the importance of having a solid financial structure that distinguishes between debt types. In doing so, the article outlinines how structural debt can be organized in long-term financial instruments and cash supply in short-term financial instruments.
Law Firm: Garrigues | Published: 21 September 2011 | Practice Area: Corporate Financing
A new law in Spain aims to support mortgagors and control public spending as well as creating new financing mechanisms at central government level to enable local authorities to cancel the debts they owe to companies and independent contractors.
Law Firm: Garrigues | Published: 14 July 2011 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement
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