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Critical considerations regarding the Spanish Supreme Court’s ruling of February 26th, 2018 on the Remuneration of Company’s 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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E-Privacy does not end with the GDPR

The EU Proposal for an e-Privacy Regulation, that will repeal the Directive 2002/58/EC (amended by 2009/136/EC), is increasingly raising concerns among digital companies for it may have a financial impact...

Written on: 22 Jun 2018


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The European Commission is proposing a new Directive to strengthen the protection of whistleblowers across the EU

The proposed Directive – which requires approval from the European Parliament and European Commission – aims to provide a high level of protection for whistleblowers who report breaches of EU...

Written on: 22 Jun 2018


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Commentary on Spain’s first judicial rulings on employment relationship in collaborative economy companies

The Social Courts number 11 in Barcelona and number 6 in Valencia have declared that the relationship that unites Take Eat Easy (a now defunct company) and Deliveroo with their...

Written on: 21 Jun 2018


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Supreme Court upholds restrictions on VTC (Spanish acronym of transport service through rented car with driver)

In a controversial ruling, the Spanish Supreme Court upheld the restrictions imposed by administration on the VTC on the basis of the 'right balance' that must exist between such sector and...

Written on: 21 Jun 2018


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Taxation of crypto-currencies under the principles set out by the Spanish Directorate for Taxes

You will find below a brief summary, together with an analysis and a commentary, on several tax issues related to crypto-currencies, which have been expressly addressed by the Spanish General...

Written on: 21 Jun 2018


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The NCC: Dutch court proceedings in English language

The Netherlands Commercial Court ('NCC') is moving ever closer to becoming a reality. The NCC bill was adopted by the House of Representatives on 8 March 2018 and is steadily...

Written on: 19 Jun 2018


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The power of data – understanding the future of smart energy

Renewables are an increasingly important component of the new energy solution. As a form of distributed generation, a huge amount of data is associated with the operation and management of...

Written on: 14 Jun 2018


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The clock is ticking | Deadline to implement the EU Trade Secrets Directive expires on 9 June 2018

  All businesses hold confidential information. For some, confidential know-how can be at least as important as registered IP such as patents. Yet the legal protections given to trade secrets...

Written on: 8 Jun 2018


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