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Osborne Clarke releases new report Next-generation connectivity

On 18 October 2018, Osborne Clarke launched its Next-generation connectivity report. The Next-generation connectivity report was commissioned by Osborne Clarke and the research was undertaken and the report was written...

Written on: 19 Oct 2018


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Salary or compensation nature of the payment of housing rent agreed in an international mobility contract, in order to assess its possible inclusion in the calculation of severance pay

The Supreme Court has recently tackled the question of whether or not the payment of rent for the dwelling of the worker posted abroad, within the framework of an international...

Written on: 19 Oct 2018


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International Competition Update | October 2018

National competition authorities, too, continue to be active in investigating and dealing with online sales restrictions. In September, the CAT dismissed PING's appeal against a £1.45 million fine imposed by...

Written on: 11 Oct 2018


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The main novelties of the Royal Decree Law 15/2018, 5 October, on urgent measures for the energy transition and the protection of consumers.

On the 7 October 2018, the Royal Decree Law 15/2018, 5 October, of urgent measures for energy transition and the protection of consumers (the "RD-Law"), came into force. It modifies...

Written on: 11 Oct 2018


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Phantom shares: how to attract, keep and remunerate talented employees in Spanish start-ups

In Spain, start-ups have not only revolutionised the technological innovation and investment processes, but also the way to remunerate talented employees. The lack of liquidity available to pay employees requires...

Written on: 26 Sep 2018


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Proposed copyright Directive: European Parliament adopts its position

The European Parliament voted in favour of modernising the EU Copyright Directive to better reflect the digital domain and online content. The Vice-President for the Digital Single Market, Andrus Ansip,...

Written on: 24 Sep 2018


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Current state of affairs as regards the Municipal Tax on the Increase in Value of Urban Land and commentary on the Spanish Supreme Court ruling dated 9 July 2018

The ruling from the Spanish Supreme Court, dated 9 July 2018, which determines the correct interpretation to be given to the ruling from the Spanish Constitutional Court, number 59/2017, and...

Written on: 20 Sep 2018


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Analysis of the new changes introduced by the regulatory Bill on real estate credits concerning responsible lending and creditworthiness

As it is well known, the aim of the regulatory Bill on real estate credit agreements (the "Bill") is to partially transpose the Directive 2014/17/EU of the European Parliament and...

Written on: 20 Sep 2018


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International Tax Update | September 2018

Osborne Clarke bolsters its international tax offering with appointment of new Dutch Partner We are delighted to announce that we have hired tax specialist Job van der Pol to strengthen...

Written on: 18 Sep 2018


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