clock time record

Working Time Record becomes compulsory in Spain

The modification of Article 34 of the Workers’ Statute through Royal Decree-Law 8/2019 introduces new regulations for companies to comply with. Maintenance of the daily record of working hours (start and end times) is one of the new measures.

autonomous

Conversion from an Autonomous worker to a Limited Company

Among the advantages of converting from an autonomous worker to a limited company includes professional commercial image, limited liability, easy access to banking finances and lower taxes when the benefits are high.

contratación pública

The proceedings of public contracting in Spain: regulation and principles

Public contracting in Spain is a complicated process that includes numerous types of contracts and bidding procedures; specialized advice is essential.

stock options

The increase of the “Stock Options” as a variable payment system in Spain

This article addresses the concept of the so-called ‘stock options’ -or action plans for employees in its Spanish translation- as it represents an additional compensation that has spread very quickly in Spain.

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.

Daniel Boden | Mariscal & Abogados

Daniel Boden, September 2018 – January 2019

I spent four valuable months working at Mariscal & Abogados in Madrid as part of my year abroad from the University of Nottingham where I study Hispanic Studies. I am very interested in pursuing a career in commercial law and, as such, wanted to spend time working in an international law firm – Mariscal & […]

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.