green hydrogen Spain

Green Hydrogen in Spain, the applicable legal framework for project development

Green hydrogen appears to be a hot topic in the renewable energy sector. Many argue that Spain could be the ideal place for developing these projects, thanks to its plenty of sun and available land. Learn more about the legal framework for the development of “green hydrogen production projects in Spain.

Whistleblowing

Whistleblowing, a mandatory internal channel in the Spanish companies

In Spain, private companies with between 50 and 249 workers need to implement whistleblowing to report criminal, unethical or irregular behaviour by the company, its employees, or third parties. The four-year period to do it ends on 17 December 2023.

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The 7th March 2022 expires the deadline to register the Equality Plan for companies in Spain

In Spain, with the entry into force of Royal Decree-Law 6/2019, of 1st March, any company with over 50 workers must register an Equality Plan. Failure to comply with this rule will cause administrative sanctions.

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Energy law in Spain (4): Innovations for identifying and securing free grid capacity of the electricity grid

The changes introduced by Royal Decree-Law 23/2020 and Royal Decree 1183/2020 include important innovations regarding the future identification of free network capacity for energy projects in Spain and grant important benefits in cases of hybridization of projects. The new regulation also provides clarity in the case of modification of projects that already have grid connection and feed-in authorization.

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Energy law in Spain (3): Applicable deadlines for project development and their consequences

Renewable energy projects development in Spain requires a security deposit of EUR 40/kW. Linking this requirement to strict deadlines is encouraging active projects. Learn more about the most relevant regulations: Royal Decree-Law 23/2020, dated June 23, 2020, and the latest Royal Decree 1183/2020, dated June 23, 2020.

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Energy Law in Spain (2): The Interlocutor Único de Nudo (IUN)

Royal Decree 1183/2020, of 29th December 2020, includes substantial modification regarding the granting procedure concerning grid connection feed-in permits for energy projects in Spain. Important innovations concern the unification of the procedure for the award of grid connection and feed-in permits as well as the often-criticised ‘Interlocutor Único de Nudo’ (IUN). Learn about the most relevant aspects of the new regulation!

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.

Irene Terrazas | Mariscal & Abogados

Mariscal & Abogados promotes Irene Terrazas to the partnership of the firm

Mariscal & Abogados announces the reinforcement of its partnership with the promotion of Irene Terrazas as a partner as of 1 January 2022. Mariano Jiménez, the managing partner of the firm, has declared: We are pleased to inform that the partners of Mariscal have unanimously decided to promote Irene Terrazas as a partner of the […]

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Royal Decree-Law 32/2021: The labour reform in Spain

With the entry into force of Royal Decree-Law 32/2021 on 31 December 2021, all contracts in Spain are open-ended, and the conclusion of contracts for specific work or services disappears.

Capital Gains Tax Spain

Important changes to the Capital Gains Tax in Spain

The Royal Decree-Law 26/2021 incorporates new rules to address the treatment of the Capital Gains Tax in Spain (IIVTNU). Article 104.5 of the Law Regulating Local Tax Office, which includes a new condition to not being subject to the tax, and Article 107 (which establishes two new calculation methods for the tax base of the Capital Gains Tax, in the case of capital gain) stand out.