In Spain, there are concrete requirements regarding the notification of termination. Businesses that will dismiss employees must comply with such requirements; otherwise, the measure could be ineffective.
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In Spain, a recent judgement on company dining halls reminds companies about the importance of collective bargaining when it comes to achieving consensus on social benefits with workers.
While company by-laws govern a company’s activity and are public, partnership agreements are private agreements that govern, among other things, the organizational aspects of the company. However, partnership agreements may be made public at the request of any of the partners.
The existence of a working relationship is established through a contract. In Spain, the elements and clauses of the contract must clearly and unequivocally define all aspects of the working conditions.
Art. 46 of the Arbitration Act 2003 (Act 60/2003) under « Foreign Status of awards», ensures the recognition and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards. Law 29/2015 of 30 July (International Cooperation in civil matters) applies to civil and commercial matters.
When hiring employees, knowledge and analysis of the Spanish employment regulations provide an understanding of the contract types in force and the benefits of existing bonuses and reductions. Companies that intend to hire new employees must first verify which type of employment contract is the most beneficial and then confirm the available types of allowances related to social security.
In a limited liability company, which differs from a corporation, the company’s by-laws can establish any term of duration for the position of director, including the possibility of an appointment for an indefinite period of time.
Law on Arbitration 60/2013 guarantees that the foreign arbitral award will be recognised and performed in Spain. Nevertheless, issues may arise and thus national jurisdictions may oppose the recognition and performance of foreign arbitral awards.
Our Legal Guide for investing in Spain comprises four major parts that focus on the “Why, What, How, and Where” of investing. Our goal is to help enumerate the specific advantages that the Spanish market offers at this moment and offer a guide, from a legal perspective, of how to proceed with an investment with efficiency and guarantees of success.