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FinTech Update | July 2018

The FinTech sector is red-hot right now. It is becoming a major focus for nearly all firms, from traditional financial institutions significantly increasing their FinTech investments, to the tech start-ups...

Written on: 30 Jul 2018

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Digital Health Update: July 2018

The Digital Revolution is transforming the life sciences and health sector. Everywhere we look, we see new ideas, innovation and solutions incorporating digital elements to help us in our quest...

Written on: 24 Jul 2018

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Proposal for a Royal Decree on access and connection to the transmission and distribution networks

In accordance with the mandate of article 33 of law 24/2013 of 26 December, a new regulatory framework is proposed to regulate the procedure for granting access and connection to...

Written on: 23 Jul 2018

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Developments in European legislation on the posting of workers

Twenty-two years after the adoption of Directive 96/71/EC concerning the posting of workers in the framework of the provision of services, the new regulation on the subject, Directive (EU) 2018/957...

Written on: 23 Jul 2018

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Corporate Income tax amendments to the tax incentives on income from specific intangibles (Patent Box Regime)

The Spanish 2018 Budget Law (Law 6/2018), published on 4 July, includes an amendment to article 23 of the Spanish Corporate Income Tax Act, relating to the tax reduction on...

Written on: 20 Jul 2018

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Motivating the management team to remain after the acquisition of a business

Whenever there is a change in the ownership of a business, if the buyer is willing to maintain the management team after close, it is advisable to implement new contractual...

Written on: 20 Jul 2018

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How to use video cameras after the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation?

The guide issued by the Spanish Data Protection Agency highlights one of the most sensitive issues in terms of data protection: video surveillance. To address this issue, the Agency offers...

Written on: 20 Jul 2018

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mHealth apps: The Code of Conduct on privacy, explained

"mHealth" or "mobile healthcare" refers to the use of apps to allow users to monitor, evaluate and improve their health using data recorded by their smartphones and other mobile devices....

Written on: 18 Jul 2018

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Examining the Spanish Supreme Court’s ruling on the remuneration of company directors

For the first time -after the changes introduced by Law 31/2014- the Spanish Supreme Court has analysed the remuneration regime of company's directors by offering an interpretation that differs from...

Written on: 22 Jun 2018

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