mercado internacional

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.

medidas videovigilancia

Video surveillance measures in the framework of management control

Business control is a function that allows companies to evaluate the actions undertaken and the results obtained by their employees. The arrival of new technologies has allowed for an improvement in the resources available to companies in completing such evaluations, but it also has resulted in a change in the assessment of the fundamental rights […]

agentes edificación

Building agents in Spain: definition and types

The Building Regulation Act (BRA) in Spain establishes in article 8 that all people involved in a building process are to be considered building agents. It is worth considering who is classified under this condition as well as the different types of building agents in Spain.

ventajas

Advantages of the phantom shares contract

The phantom shares contract constitutes an alternative form of remuneration of key executives and managers. Among its various advantages, a company can retain and motivate staff or convert fixed costs into variables.

fantasma

What are phantom shares?

Phantom shares constitute a mechanism widely used by start-ups to reward talent. Unlike what happens with stock options, phantom shares are not an offering of the company’s real shares but are rather fictitious.

vs.

Business control versus the right to privacy

The increasingly frequent use of new technologies in the field of labour relations, poses new challenges and scenarios that courts and legislators must address in order to create a setting that provides legal security to all parties involved. There are many interests that collide when it comes to prosecuting this matter, especially the protection of […]

terms-and-conditions

The modification of bylaws and the administrators’ report

The modification of the bylaws is a regular situation in the life of any commercial business that consists of adapting its basic model of organization and operation to the changes experienced by the company.

despido 55 años

Dismissal costs of persons over 55 years of age in the context of collective dismissal

Age is one of the criteria established by companies to determine the workers affected by a collective dismissal procedure due to economic, technical, organisational or production reasons. When the workers are 55 years old or older, the employer is obliged to sign a special agreement.

videovigilancia

Covert video surveillance in the workplace, the López-Ribalda Case

With the recent decision issued by the European Court of Human Rights on January 9, 2018 in López Ribalda and others v. Spain, a momentous turn is made to the doctrine that had been marked by the Constitutional Court in Spain, once more leaving the door open to the possibilities of weighting between the exercise […]