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Management control over the employees in Spain

Under article 20.3 of the Workers’ Statute, companies in Spain may adopt measures for surveillance and control of their workers. The new technological developments, however, limit this power in terms of the control systems used.

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Regulation for grid connection and feed-in permits in Spain

The new regulations for grid connection and feed-in permits in Spain aim to solve the existing problems and increase the investment in photovoltaic projects in Spain.

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The uncompensated post-contractual non-competition clause in Spanish employment contracts

Article 21 of the Workers’ Statute (“ET”) regulates the post-contractual non-competition clause in Spain. One requirement for its validity establishes that an “adequate financial compensation is paid to the worker”.

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The rights of minority shareholders in Spain

The rights of minority shareholders in Spain include getting documentation and information, requesting a notary at the meeting to record the minutes, or withdrawing from the company, among others.

Directors’ liability in bankruptcy proceedings

Bankruptcy in Spain (3): Directors’ Liability in bankruptcy proceedings

Although Royal Decree-Law 5/2021 2021 exempts directors from the duty to file for insolvency proceedings, it does not exempt them from the responsibility to avoid the winding-up of the company.

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Bankruptcy in Spain (2): Mechanisms and measures to prevent corporate insolvency in Spain

Pre-bankruptcy mechanisms and labour, corporate or procedural measures can prevent and restrain the high number of insolvency filings expected following the insolvency moratorium in Spain.

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Corporate and contractual flexibility measures in Spain

In Spain, the trend towards digitalisation of company law was already a fact born with the amendment of the Capital Companies Act dated on 2011. The new mechanisms introduced because of Covid-19 have boosted them.

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Bankruptcy in Spain (1): New moratorium to request insolvency

Official data reveal a sharp increase in insolvency filings in 2021. Estimates suggest that after the extended moratorium on insolvency proceedings until 31 December, the number of insolvency proceedings will rise significantly.

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Companies and remote working: what happens after the state of emergency?

The end of the state of emergency in Spain marks 9 August as the end date for remote working. However, the entry into force of RDL 28/2020 encourages this type of work, whose mixed remote working models are becoming more apparent. Companies will have to adapt their labour regulations to the new law.

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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.