Business Law

53 2023 What is venture capital?

What is Venture Capital?

Venture Capital is a source of funding for start-up companies, contributing to their success in terms of growth, innovation and job creation.

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50 2023 Funding rounds in startups

Strategic Financing for Startups: The Funding Rounds

Funding rounds represent third-party financing operations for startups, typically executed through capital increases. This mechanism enables companies to secure additional liquidity to develop their business in return for granting equity to their partners.

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25 2023 Law firms as escrow agents

Law firms as escrow agents in business transactions

An escrow agreement is a contract between 3 parties: the buyer, the seller, and an impartial third party called the escrow agent. The escrow agent holds money or assets until certain terms of the agreement are met. Law firms can act as escrow agents, providing agility, security, trust and cost savings in business-to-business transactions.

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33 2023 General Conditions of Sale or GCS in Spain

General conditions of sale in Spain

The General Conditions of Sale constitute a fundamental contractual document for any company that wishes to operate in the Spanish market. These conditions vary depending on the type of client and the company’s sector of activity.

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43 2022 The sale of CBD in Spain

Is the sale of CBD legal in Spain?

CBD, a chemical in the Cannabis sativa plant, has gained popularity in Spain and other countries due to its medicinal properties. The Court of Justice of the European Union has approved its sale. Despite limited regulation in Spain, there are adequate control mechanisms for CBD sales.

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Customer compensation

Customer compensation in the agency contract in Spain

The agency contract is a widely used distribution contract in Spain. The Agency Contract Law regulates it, providing several compensations for the agent in case of termination by the entrepreneur. Customer compensation is the most characteristic among those various compensations.

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The arbitration clause in business contracts

The use of an arbitration clause in business contracts

The arbitration clause allows the parties to the contract to submit disputes arising from the contract to an arbitration court. To be valid, the clause must meet several requirements and its utility should be determined by balancing its advantages with its disadvantages.

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MAC (“material adverse change”) clauses

MAC or Material Adverse Change Clauses

With widespread application in M&A transactions, MAC clauses are a very useful instrument since, as a rule, they allow the buyer to withdraw from a transaction in case of significant adverse changes that discourage the economic aim of the contract.

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