Company law and corporate governance refer to the appropriate company management and control structures as well as the rules which regulate the power relation between owner, administration board, etc. Its function is to protect the interests of the company and its shareholders and to eliminate, mitigate or resolve any conflict.

48 2022 The Create and Grow Law speeds up company formation

The Create and Grow Law speeds up company formations in Spain

The Create and Grow Law is a boost for small and medium-sized companies (SMEs) in Spain, designed to remove obstacles to economic activities, reduce late payment practices in business transactions, and provide financial support for business growth.

Loyalty shares in Spain

Loyalty Shares: are they beneficial to the growth and stability of a company in the long term?

The concept of loyalty shares was heavily involved in the subsequent changes to the reform of the Spanish Companies Act (Ley de Sociedades de Capital). Its introduction aims to reinforce the attractiveness of the corporate regime in Spain to investors.

director’s labour liability

Director’s liability in the Labour Law field in Spain

The lack of specific regulation on labour matters does not exempt directors from liability if they occur in labour and social security infringements.

start-ups law spain

New Start-ups Law in Spain

It was necessary to create a specific regulatory framework for start-ups in Spain. They represent the basis of the new digital economy, create highly qualified jobs and have growth potential.

suspension for losses

Temporary suspension of the cause of dissolution for losses

With the end of the chaos of the world pandemic that disrupted the world’s economy, the Spanish government has declared suspensions of dissolution through Law Article 13 3/2020, 18th September. Our lawyer AGF explains it in the following article.

foreign director spain

Can a company in Spain appoint a Foreign Director?

The possibility of designating a Foreign Director is one of the most pertinent questions for foreign individuals and companies intending to develop a business via a capital company in Spain.

minority shareholders’ rights

Rights of minority shareholders in LLCs and PLCs in Spain

The Spanish Companies Act stipulates some actions to protect the rights of minority shareholders to ensure the continuity of the company.

general shareholder telematic meetings

PLCs and LLCs in Spain will qualify to hold General Shareholders’ Meetings exclusively through telematic means

Law 5/2021, dated 12 April, which amends the Revised Text of the Spanish Capital Companies Act, introduces the possibility of holding general shareholders’ meetings exclusively through telematic means.

The Managing Director in Spain

The Role of the Managing Director Spain

The Board of Directors may appoint from its members a managing director and delegate to him all powers permitted by law. The following article describes the appointment procedure and details his or her powers according to Spanish law.

New sanctions for failure to deposit annual accounts

Spain applies new sanctions for failure to deposit annual accounts

Spanish capital companies must submit their annual accounts to the General Meeting for approval and file them before the Commercial Registry. The entry into force of RD 2/2021 on 1/2/2021 opens the door to apply the sanction regime for failure to do so in due time.