Entries by Mariscal & Abogados

Steps when buying a property in Spain

The great variety of landscapes, excellent weather conditions, captivating history, delicious gastronomic offer and enthusiastic inhabits push more and more foreign citizens to not only spend their summer but furthermore buying a property in Spain. It is always advisable to rely on experienced Spanish lawyers to guarantee the success of the purchase.

The regulation in defence of competition in Spain

The regulation in deface of competition in Spain is formed in light of the Law 15/2007, of July 3, of the Defence of Competition, which promotes a substantial reformation of the Spanish system of the defence of competition, and by which the National Commission of Competition is created. The development of this regulation was necessary […]

Amendments to the Unfair Competiton Act in Spain and its influence on other legislation

The Act No. 29/2009 of 30 December modifies the legal system of unfair competition and advertising to enhance consumer and user protection in Spain. Act No 29/09 incorporates the Community Directive 2005/29/EC dealing with unfair company commercial practice in their relations with consumers on the domestic market into the Spanish law, along with Directive 2006/114/EC […]

International Contracts: Examining and Claiming Defective Products

This article will provide a practical analysis regarding the possibilities to claim defects in goods acquired through international sales contracts. Before developing these issues, first is an examination of the legal mechanisms applicable to international sales and to the issues at hand. Contracts are governed by the provisions of the parties; however, where the parties […]

Prevention and resolution of disputes in international trade

We are currently in an economic stage of globalization and the internationalization of trade relations. Within this period, the increasing complexity of transactions and the current economic crisis are contributing factors to a greater proliferation of international commercial disputes. At the same time, the presence of international organizations has increased and been legitimized by the […]

Seizure or attachment of assets in Spain

Asset seizure, or attachment, is a process that enables creditors to collect from delinquent debtors by looking to their assets, including property, goods, and/or earnings. There are two principal types of attachment: attachment in aid of execution and preventive (or precautionary or future) attachment. The first occurs when a judgment declaring pecuniary debt has already […]

Hollographic Wills under Spanish Law

There are two categories of wills under Spanish law: common and special. Special wills are military, maritime, and ones executed in a foreign country, while common wills are open, closed, or holographic. This last type is the basis for this article, yet before expounding on it, a brief sketch of the other two types of common […]

Mariscal advises Gehrlicher Solar España

Gehrlicher Solar España, the fully owned Spanish subsidiary of the German solar technology group Gehrlicher, is planning to buy licences and projects in the solar energy sector, managing director Guillermo Barea said in an interview. According to the executive, Gehrlicher Solar España has signed an agreement with a German investment fund which will finance the […]