Phases of the process of acquiring a company

Investment in Spain through acquiring shareholdings in a Spanish company requires a series of steps in order to ensure the successful conclusion of the transaction. These are, in brief: the letter of intent, the due diligence process, the signing of the purchase/sale agreement, the closure of the transaction and the closing operations, or post-closing of the transaction.

The filing of annual accounts of branches of foreign companies in Spain

One of the most problematic issues facing Spanish branches of foreign companies is the filing of accounts. In Spain, the Mercantile Registry Regulations provide for the possibility of filing the accounts of the company itself, when there is the so-called ‘equivalence control’ in both countries, or by submitting ad-hoc accounts in relation to the activity of the branch in Spain.

William Lucas

I spent ten valuable weeks working at Mariscal & Abogados in Madrid as part of my year abroad from University College London where I study French & Spanish. I was keen to explore the possibility of pursuing a legal career by spending time in an international law firm. A major benefit of this internship programme […]