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The Community of Madrid amends the Regional Land Law regarding new urban planning developments.

The amendment of the Regional Land Law completes the existing legal framework applicable to the development and execution of the urbanization works, enabling to conduct the urban execution units (unidades...

Written on: 28 May 2018


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Valid consent within the framework of the General Data Protection Regulation

In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation, consent still legitimizes the processing of personal data. However, in order to provide more protection and control over personal data, the General...

Written on: 28 May 2018


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Recent EU proposals on taxation of the Digital Economy

Following OECD initiatives, the European Commission has put forward two distinct new Council Directive Proposals addressing taxation of the "digital economy" with rules to ensure fair taxation of digital businesses...

Written on: 28 May 2018


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Spain: New identification statement form for ultimate beneficial owners to file with annual accounts in the Commercial Registry

Order JUS/319/2018, of 21 March, approving the new forms for filing at the Commercial Registry the annual accounts of the parties required to publish them, which came into force on...

Written on: 25 May 2018


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The liquidation preference clause in venture capital transactions

The liquidation preference clause is of particular importance in the frame of venture capital transactions, because it determines the return that each investor will receive upon an exit of the...

Written on: 24 Apr 2018


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The Spanish Supreme Court rules on paid leave calculations

The High Court ruling dated 13 February 2018, resolved the dispute between employers and trade unions regarding the date on which the calculation of this paid leave should commence. In...

Written on: 24 Apr 2018


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The Spanish Supreme Court rules that Spanish Inheritance and Gift Tax rules discriminate against non-EU residents and, therefore, infringe EU principles

The Spanish Supreme Court has confirmed that the European Court of Justice ruling dated 3 September 2014, which considered in relation to Spanish Inheritance and Gift Tax rules that Spain...

Written on: 23 Apr 2018


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The competition authorities oppose the inefficient regulation of disruptive new business models

The competition authorities are taking a stand at both a national and regional level, against state and regional legislation that regulates in an inefficient manner and imposes disproportionate constraints on...

Written on: 23 Apr 2018


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New Deal for Consumers | EU proposes substantial reforms to consumer law, including GDPR-level fines

Following a major evaluation of the EU consumer law directives, the EU has announced its long-awaited "New Deal for Consumers", which proposes the following key changes: 1. GDPR-level fines: The New...

Written on: 19 Apr 2018


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