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.

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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.

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Temporary suspension of the cause of dissolution for losses

With the end of the chaos of the world pandemic that disrupted the world’s economy, the Spanish government has declared suspensions of dissolution through Law Article 13 3/2020, 18th September. Our lawyer AGF explains it in the following article.

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New bankruptcy moratorium in Spain until 30th June 2022

The Government of Spain has extended the bankruptcy moratorium for the third time until 30th June 2022. Insolvency debtors will not have a legal obligation to file for bankruptcy until the middle of next year.

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The foreign creditor in bankruptcy proceedings in Spain (1): Bankruptcy processing

Declaring insolvency proceedings in Spain entails its consideration as “main bankruptcy” and implies the inclusion of the debtor’s assets, regardless of whether or not they are in Spain, and that, with certain exceptions, Spanish law applies.

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The new regulation of temporary contracts in Spain

The entry into force of Royal Decree-Law 32/2021, of 28th December, aims to finish with the temporary employment and job insecurity in Spain. The rule presumes all indefinite contracts and establishes a new regulation of temporary contracts and their requirements.

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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.