Executive director

The executive director: concept, nature and remuneration

The executive directors are members of the board of directors of a company that combine management and deliberative functions -proper for directors-, with decision execution functions -associated to the figure of senior executive-.

New obligation to register company service providers at the Commercial Registry

New obligation to register company service providers at the Commercial Registry

The Sole Additional Provision of the Law 10/2010 of 28 April establishes a new requirement to register on the Commercial Registry. This requirement extends to all professionals providing certain services to companies, whether natural or legal persons.

The Adaptation of the Working Day

New challenge for companies in Spain: the Adaptation of the Working Day

The “à la carte” working day is once again challenging companies in Spain. Beyond the impact on the organization of working days and shifts, workers’ demands can provide guarantees of indemnity against possible dismissals.

Managerial positions within a company in Spain

Managerial positions within a company in Spain: functions and legal regime

Within the organisation of a company there are several managerial positions. Materially they differ in terms of their functions, but also formally, since each of them is subject to a different legal system, with the consequences that derive from it (labour or commercial relationship).

Cannabis Social Club in Spain

Can I open a Cannabis Social Club in Spain?

Cannabis Social Clubs are registered as non-profit associations and lack specific regulation in Spanish legislation. Their legal vacuum has been replaced by recent jurisprudence by the Supreme Court.

Working time record in Spain

Working time record in Spain, what should the company take into account?

Royal Decree Law 8/2019 of 8 March 12 May 2019 establishes that all companies carrying out an activity in Spain must keep a daily record of the working hours of their workers. Non-compliance with this measure may lead to fines up to €6,250.

Company formation or acquisition of a company in Spain

Company formation or acquisition of a company in Spain?

When a foreign company decides to start an activity in Spain through a subsidiary company, it has two ways to do so: either the incorporation or the acquisition of a shelf-company. The choice of one or the other will depend on the circumstances.

The contribution of interns in Spain

The contribution of interns in Spain will be obligatory

The new Royal Decree-Law 28/2018, of 28 December, determines the inclusion in the Social Security System of persons who carry out training practices, non-work practices, or external academic practices in companies, institutions or entities included in training programmes. The measure applies to remunerated and non-remunerated internships.

Adaptation of the working day 

Adaptation of the working day, a new challenge for companies in Spain 

The Spanish justice system begins to call into question the à la carte working day when it appreciates that the organisational causes founded by the company are more relevant than the purposes alleged by the workers who request the adaptation of their working hours.

Economic contribution to the Public Treasury in Redundancy Procedures in Spain

Economic contribution to the Public Treasury in Redundancy Procedures in Spain

Law 27/2011, of August 1st, in its sixteenth additional provision, establishes, for companies that carry out redundancy procedures affecting workers from fifty years of age onwards, the obligation to make a financial contribution to the Public Treasury.