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Construction Developer’s Duties and Responsibilities in Spain

The figure of the construction developer was not defined uniformly in Spanish legislation until the entry into force of the LOE. Article 9 establishes that a construction developer is understood as a promoter and what his obligations are, while Article 17 determines his civil liability regime.

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Comparing the collective agreement negotiations in Spain

Articles 41 and 51 of the Labour Law in Spain establish the procedure to be followed in the negotiating of the conditions of an employee’s work contract, as well as in the case of its expiry, when said contract affects all workers.

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New Business Secrets Law in Spain

Law 1/2019 of 20 February refers to business and trade secrets and establishes a clear and unequivocal definition of the unlawful actions and exclusions it contemplates. This law transposes Directive (EU) 2016/943 of 8 June 2016 into Spanish law.

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The profession of Procurador in Spain

The procurador profession is specific to Spain and remains essential for the development and simplification of the judicial procedures in the country. Despite this character has been continuously questioned, their role is fundamental to facilitates the communication between the clients and the court.

Registro de Jornada

Working Time Record becomes compulsory in Spain

The modification of Article 34 of the Workers’ Statute through Royal Decree-Law 8/2019 introduces new regulations for companies to comply with. Maintenance of the daily record of working hours (start and end times) is one of the new measures.

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Conversion from an Autonomous worker to a Limited Company

Among the advantages of converting from an autonomous worker to a limited company includes professional commercial image, limited liability, easy access to banking finances and lower taxes when the benefits are high.

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The proceedings of public contracting in Spain: regulation and principles

Public contracting in Spain is a complicated process that includes numerous types of contracts and bidding procedures; specialized advice is essential.

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The increase of the “Stock Options” as a variable payment system in Spain

This article addresses the concept of the so-called ‘stock options’ -or action plans for employees in its Spanish translation- as it represents an additional compensation that has spread very quickly in Spain.

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The Piggyback agreement for exporting companies

The Piggyback agreement is a form of business collaboration agreement where a company willing to move into a new market uses another company’s distribution network in exchange for a commission.

Abogados en España

Good faith negotiation in the framework of business restructuring

The Supreme Court has recently issued its first ruling on the issue of negotiating in good faith by workers’ representatives: if there is no malicious concealment, nothing prevents the claim from invoking the existence of a labour group of companies.