The contract of the sale of shares or Share Purchase Agreement, is one of the most useful contracts in the practice of acquiring mercantile companies. It consists of four main phases: the contract of confidentiality, the letter of intent, the due diligence procedure and the signing of the contract of the sale of shares.
The features of employment in Spain are established under art. 11 of the Workers’ Statute. Their fulfilment indicates an employment relationship of third parties or subject to employment and, therefore, protected by the Statute of Workers.
One of the main conflicts that occurs increasingly often in the day to day of companies is a collision between exercising the business organization’s authority (protected by the right of entrepreneurial freedom) and the protection of the fundamental rights of employees, such as religious freedom.
The shareholder’s right to request for information about the company is a fundamental right. However, it is not an unlimited or absolute right. In this regard, the Spanish Supreme Court has already ruled this in different judgments.
Three recent judgements delve into the concept and legal interpretation of working time in Spain. The Supreme Court has declared that hours dedicated to shifts on Sundays and playing soccer with clients should be treated as working time.
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The purchase agreement of corporate shares or holdings is a document that establishes conditions that will govern the transfer of the company and it applies to all forms of non-listed companies.
Acquisition of real estate in Spain can generate various fees for which, without careful preparation, the buyer can quickly find himself liable. Furthermore, the transaction can accrue taxes, which can be quite different for the buyer and the seller.
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.