Electronic money institutions are companies authorized by The Bank of Spain. Their main activity is to transform customers’ money into electronic money on a commercial basis.
Royal Decree-Law 23/2020 approves energy measures for economic recovery after the COVID-19 crisis and represents a boost for renewable energies (RES-E) and the energy transition in Spain.
The Royal Decree-law 30/2020 on social measures in defense of employment addresses extensions for force majeure Temporary Redundancy Plans, as well as Temporary Redundancy Plans due to economic, technical, organizational, or production reasons linked to COVID-19. It also introduces Temporary Redundancy Plans for impeded or limited activities.
The tax regulation in Spain (Royal Decree 1619/2012) establishes the language and currency to invoice. The language of invoices The company can issue and receive invoices in any of the official languages spoken in Spain (Spanish, Catalan, Galician, or Basque), as well as in foreign languages. Only if the company is subject to control can […]
Solar plants in Spain require many legal requisites, including securing the land rights where they will be located, requesting access points and connection to the electricity grid and depositing guarantees.
The health crisis by COVID-19 has exponentially increased the number of people working remotely, in particular, those teleworking in Spain. The lack of a specific regulation, however, caused legal uncertainty for both the company and the workers. Hence, the Spanish Government has decided to regulate this type of work.
The remuneration of directors of a Spanish company is deductible from the corporate income tax. However, the company’s bylaws must expressly contemplate the remunerated character of the post, and the remuneration scheme used to pay the director must be determined with certainty.
The Royal Decree-law 24/2020 of 26 June provides for specific labour measures to mitigate the impact of the new pandemic outbreaks on the activity of companies in Spain: ERTEs on the grounds of force majeure and ERTE due “to resurgence” of COVID-19.
The Workers’ Statute grants workers’ representatives priority to remain in the company or the workplace over other workers. Recent judgments in Spain limit this prerogative in the COVID-19 ERTE.
The basis to claim an undue payment appears in articles 1895 and 1901 of the Spanish Civil Code and resides in the legal obligation between a person who receives what he/she is not entitled to and the entity that makes the payment by mistake.