energy retailer Spain

Energy trading in Spain: requirements and market players

Energy retailers are companies that access the transmission or distribution networks, acquire energy and sell it to final customers. Registration as an energy retailer company requires fulfilling some requirements.

green hydrogen

Regulatory framework of green hydrogen in Spain

Hydrogen production is an industrial activity classified within the chemical industry to produce inorganic gas. Its regulatory framework is still limited in Spain; hence, the application of other regulations prevails.

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.

Posting workers abroad

Posting of workers from Spain abroad

In the business world, posting workers abroad to fulfil a specific objective is widespread. Depending on the type of posting, the company must meet one or other requirements and obligations.

International jurisdiction insolvency

International jurisdiction in insolvency matters

Although the center of main interests of a company is presumably its registered office, courts admit refutation of this presumption if brought by the creditors.

public tenders Spain

Negotiated procedure in public tenders in Spain

The procedure to conclude any contract between a Spanish Public Administration and a private company is subject to a particular legal regime. Specifically, Law 9/2017, of November 8th, on the Public Sector Contracts, which transposes the Directives of the European Parliament into the Spanish legal system, and of the Council 2014/23/EU and 2014/24/EU, of February […]

horizontal property

The horizontal property regime in Spain: condominium

The horizontal property regime, the equivalent of the condominium in English, is established per se by the partition of a building or a housing development among several owners. However, its constitution through a master deed and its regulation by statutes or internal rules allows considering the particular needs of each homeowners association.

The deposit contract in real estate transactions

The deposit contract in real estate transactions in Spain

A valid deposit contract for both parties must include, amongst other items: the conditions of sale (namely, price, means and conditions of payment, conditions of the property – physical, registry and administrative), and distribution of the expenses and financial obligations derived from the transaction.

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.

Restructuring plans in Spain

Restructuring plans in Spain: Keys to the insolvency reform

The entry into force of the Law transposing Directive (EU) 2019/1023 introduces reforms in the insolvency field to provide agile and effective instruments to improve insolvency procedures and facilitate the maintenance of viable companies in Spain. Restructuring plans are one of the central elements.