Private international law governs the international elements in matters of private law, i.e. family law, law of contract. It also determines whether and under what conditions a judgment rendered by a foreign court will be recognized and enforced by a national court. In Spain foreign judgments are recognized based on bilateral or multilateral treaties or […]
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On May 4 last, Law 13/2009 of 3 November on the Reform of Procedural Law came into force. Included amongst the many new provisions of this law are changes to the civil monetary process, which has been considerably expanded in its scope as a result of this reform and it now provides for debt claims […]
Spanish Government has approved the remission of the law project to reform the arbitration Law and the regulation of the institutional arbitration of General Administration of the State of 2003, to the legislative entity power. This Law Project is accompanied by another one about the complementary Organic law, which modifies the Organic Law of the […]
Nowadays, many companies are facing unpleasant situations where clients do not pay their services. First thing to do is to try to solve the conflict by sending a formal requirement: the ideal would be the so-called Burofax, a type of service provided by the Spanish post that certifies not only the dispatch, but also the […]
This article shall give a very brief overview over different possibilities of enforcing legal demands in different kinds of legal procedure of debt collection. Ordinary civil proceeding In order to initiate a provisionally enforcement or afterwards a distraint several requirements have to be met: before commencing the procedure of provisionally enforcement the bearer of a […]
In the event you know or believe a deceased party has assets in Spain, you may follow the procedures outlined below to discover the extent of these assets and to successfully retrieve them. You can easily find person’s assets, if they are registered, before the Registry of Movable Assets. The first step to be taken […]
On the 4th of May 2010, the reform of the Procedural Law under Law 13/2009 actively came into being. While there are many new areas to be discussed under this law we wish first and foremost to address the issue of the proceso monitorio or small claims procedure. At the root of this reform one has […]
The inheritance and gift taxes in Spain taxes the increase on wealth of a property, right or asset, the first one by reason of death of the transferor, the second one while still alive. Both must be paid by the beneficiaries, the amount will be vary depending on which autonomous community the asset is.
The Law establishing measures to fight against late payments in commercial transactions (3/2004 Law of December 29th) represents the culmination of a legislative process developed with the purpose of adapting the Spanish legislation to the content of the 2000/35/EC Directive and drastically reducing the payment terms in the commercial field. This communitarian Directive, approved by the […]
PDF- M.-Cooley-Law-School-Magazine-Winter-2009 Mariscal Abogados provides law students with the opportunity to expand on his/her substantive and practical legal education by practcing alongside an experienced team of attorneys. Melanie gained experience in a number of areas working for a five-attorney law firm in Spain during the summer of 2009. In addition to writing contracts and translating legislation, articles […]