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.
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About Nicolás Melchior
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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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.
The Spanish Labour Legislation contains a number of grounds for objective dismissal, and among these is the category of dismissals for economic, organizational, technical, and production reasons. These reasons are the same as the Spanish Legislation granted for collective redundancies, differing only in the number of workers affected by the termination of their employment contracts. […]
The adaptation of Directive 2011/83/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council on Consumer Rights has caused several changes to the Right of Withdrawal. These changes are necessary when drafting or amending the general terms and conditions of B2C electronic commerce. The Directive 2011/83/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of October […]
The approval of the much-awaited Law 14/2013, of September 27, to support Entrepreneurs and Internationalization, imposed a series of measures that accentuate the attractiveness of the Spanish economy in the eyes of foreign investors. Among the advantages, the new Law offers residence permits for those foreign nationals who acquire real estate investments with a particular […]
This article aims to explain the essential elements of jurisdiction and the law applicable to inheritance disputes. This article does not constitute legal advice. Rather, it is simply a brief guide to ease understanding of these complex matters. Spanish private international law provides a number of solutions for hereditary succession when it contains a foreign […]