The protection of a work in Spain is now automatic thanks to the agreements concluded between European countries and copyright collecting companies.
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Having graduated with a Law degree, Nicolás Melchior specialises in real estate, commercial contracts and ICT law in Spain. Working languages: Spanish, German, English and French. For any query Contact Nicolás Melchior
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Thanks to the introduction of the European directives, copyright law has been harmonized throughout the European territory, including Spain, and has strengthened legal protection of creators.
Collective agreements are agreements between unions and employers that establish wages, work schedule and other work conditions. Additionally, these agreements allow the adjustment of the rules of the company’s business sector.
The due diligence refers to an investigation procedure prior to acquiring or investing in a project. The aim of the due diligence is to give the investor or buyer a full knowledge of all the costs, benefits and risks involved in the transaction, so that he can take a reflexive decision.
The modifications to work conditions contracts in Spain include: significant modifications to the employment contract, required conditions for significant modification to work conditions, types of significant modifications to work conditions, communication of the decision on significant modifications to work conditions, and opportunies available to the employees with regards to individual and collective framework.
The new Law of Cookies amended in 2012 has established fines as a call to attention to electronic businesses so that they update their respective web pages; businesses in Spain have already been sanctioned. The following article summarises the event and provides an introduction to understand how to avoid committing these errors.
The objectives of the data protection reform is to provide a higher level of control over collected data and unify data protection rules across the European Union. In the practice these measures will cut costs for Spanish companies who are operating in other member countries and thus make them more competitive on the global market.
The private international law proposes a series of possibilities about the regulation of hereditary titles related to foreign countries. It is worth noting that this is a very complex matter since it seeks to harmonize different legal systems.
The data protection reform will reduce costs related to data collection for SMEs. The benefits will allow Small and Medium Sized enterprises in Spain to strengthen their role on the global market thus helping them to expand their business abroad.
Following the reform of the penalty system of the LOPD, where authority reverts back to the Spanish Agency on the Protection of Information, both those individuals responsible for the files (organizations that treat personal information directly) and those in charge of the treatment of this information (organizations that handle Personal Information under commission) will be subject to the penalty regime of the LOPD.