Category Archives: English

Date: 17 November, 2017

Categories: Banking products English Jurisprudence Litigation

The Spanish Supreme Court declares the partial nullity of a multicurrency mortgage due to lack of transparency

The Chamber considers that the disputed clauses do not pass the control of transparency and appeals the judgment, declaring the partial nullity of the loan and the elimination of references to the denomination in foreign currency of the loan, which remains as a loan granted in euros and amortized in euros. A note from the… Read More »

New uniform format for residence permit for third- country nationals

On November 1, 2017, the Official Journal of the European Union published the REGULATION (EU) 2017/1954 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of October 25, 2017 amending Regulation (EC) No 1030/2002 of the Council, laying down a uniform format for residence permits for third-country nationals. The aim of this regulation is to establish… Read More »

Date: 17 November, 2017

Categories: Commercial Law English European Union Idiomas

Compensation in flights with stopovers

The 8th Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Union (Sala 8ª del Tribunal de Justicia de la Unión Europea) ruled in judgement number 559/16, of September 7, about the compensation that passengers of flights with stopovers shall receive. The judgement concludes that the Regulation number 261/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council, of… Read More »

Date: 16 November, 2017

Categories: Civil Law English European Union Idiomas Litigation

Novelties in the alternative dispute resolution for consumer disputes

On November 5th, Law 7/2017, of November 2nd, came into force, by which the Directive 2013/11/EU, of the European Parliament and of the Council, of May 21st 2013, is incorporated into the Spanish legal system, on Alternative Dispute Resolution for Consumer Disputes. Through this minimum harmonization Directive, the European Union establishes the obligation for Member… Read More »

Mini-Congress of the Hispano-German Association of Jurists

The Hispano-German Association of Jurists held its last mini-congress on November 11, 2017 in Munich. The Congress dealt with the responsibility of company directors due to their pre-insolvency management. Víctor Fabregat attended the Congress as the First Vice-President of the Association. You can download the schedule here: Share This: Mini-Congress of the Hispano-German Association… Read More »

Date: 13 November, 2017

Categories: Commercial Law Corporate and Commercial Law Economic Trends English

The competence of the board of directors to relocate the registered office in Spain

On October 7, 2017, came into effect the Royal Decree- Law 15/2017, of October 6, for urgent measures regarding mobility of economic operators within the national territory, which establishes that the board of directors of the company has the competence to relocate the registered office within the national territory. Therefore, article 285.2 of the Spanish… Read More »

Date: 9 November, 2017

Categories: Economic Trends English FPS News

Fabregat Perulles Sales joins the Franco-Spanish Chamber of Commerce and Industry – La Chambre

Fabregat Perulles Sales has recently joined the French Chamber of Commerce in Madrid. By doing so, the firm, now from its office in Calle Fortuny No. 37, Madrid, continues its commitment to strengthening its position in the legal advice sector to all those companies with interest in the Franco-Spanish market. You can access the full… Read More »

Date: 19 October, 2017

Categories: Civil Law Commercial Law Economic Trends English Idiomas Jurisprudence

The real estate purchase and the subsequently arisen effects of the lack of funding

In the real estate purchase it is very common to sign a private contract before execution of the public deed, by which the seller is obliged to sell to the buyer, being the latter forced to buy the property object of contract within the agreed deadline. Between the signature of the contract and the public… Read More »

AEW acquires €30mn Madrid CBD office asset for EVI

AEW announces, on behalf of its Europe Value Investors Fund (“EVI” or the “Fund”), that it has acquired the Calle de Francisco Silvela 106 office building in Madrid, from a private investor for c. €30mn. This is the third acquisition in Spain for EVI, a value add fund focusing on European manage-to-core office assets, following… Read More »

Legal personality of dissolved and liquidated companies

The controversial dispute regarding the legal personality of dissolved and liquidated companies to be sued for pending debts has been finally addressed by the latest ruling of the Supreme Court in its judgment no. 324/2017, of May 24, 2017 (RJ\2017\2217), which resolves the discrepancy of earlier rulings on the matter. The referred judgement settles the… Read More »