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    Boletín 2/2016

    November 2016

    NEWS UPDATE

    Lawyer Manuela Serrano has joined the Madrid office of Ventura Garcés & López-Ibor Abogados as partner.

    CORPORATE

    LEGISLATION

    European data protection is updated in line with the new digital era. PÁG.2

    News on court costs. PÁG.4

    The new Directive on Corporate Secrets. PÁG.5

    CASE LAW

    Judgement handed down by Madrid High Court on 16 September 2016. PÁG.6

    Illegal links. PÁG.6

    EMPLOYMENT

    CASE LAW

    The obligation to record daily hours worked. PÁG.7

    The obligation to pay compensation for the termination of fixed-term contracts. Judgement handed down by the European Court of Justice on 14 September 2016. PÁG.8

    TAX

    LEGISLATION

    Payment of company tax on account. PÁG.9

    New Patent Box regulation. PÁG.9

    New electronic certificates. PÁG.9

    CASE LAW

    Deductibility from Company Tax of late payment interest charged on taxes PÁG.10

    Tax benefits in family business successions. PÁG.10

    NEWS FROM THE FIRM

    Around a hundred people attend the business breakfasts organised by Ventura Garcés & López-Ibor in Madrid and Barcelona. PÁG.11

    Juan Pablo Correa appointed as mediator by JAMS INTERNATIONAL  PÁG.11

    Ventura Garcés & López-Ibor works with the NPH Foundation PÁG.11

    Ventura Garcés & López-Ibor holds its annual seminars in Tarragona. PÁG.11

    LEGAL OPINION

    “Is this the end of the suspension of a shareholder’s right of separation due to the failure to distribute dividends, or not?”, by Tomás Garcés.  PÁG.12

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    Boletín 01/2016

    May 2016

    NEWS UPDATE

    The litigator Juan Pablo Correa joins Ventura Garcés & López-Ibor Abogados as a partner

    CORPORATE

    LEGISLATION

    Privacy shield: future framework for the transfer of data to the USA. PAGE.2

    Reform of the trademark system. PAGE.3

    CASE LAW

    Supreme Court Judgements 23 and 24 of 3 February 2016, on the Bankia IPO. PAGE.3

    EMPLOYMENT

    CASE LAW

    Judgement by the National Court, Employment Division, on 4 December. PAGE.4

    Judgement by the Supreme Court, Employment Division, on 18 February. PAGE.4

    TAX

    LEGISLATION

    Withholding rates for 2016. PAGE.5

    Tax rates for sociedades civiles (general partnerships). PAGE.6

    New European regulations on succession. PAGE.6

    Administrative doctrine. PAGE.6

    NEWS FROM THE FIRM

    Ventura Garcés & López-Ibor named among the best law firms, according to the Chambers Europe and Global ranking for 2016. PAGE.7

    Success of the “Corporate Compliance” breakfasts in Barcelona and Madrid . PAGE.7

    Andrea Garcés, at the AIPPI’s Intellectual Property Congresses. PAGE.7

    LEGAL OPINION

    “The Public Prosecutor shows the way towards correct implementation of the Corporate Compliance model” by Jaime Lópezs. PAGE.8

  • Portada

    Newsletter 03/2015

    November 2015

    NEWS UPDATE

    The partners at Ventura Garcés & López-Ibor have once again won recognition as Best Lawyers Spain 2016

    CORPORATE

    Legislation

    Modifications to Spanish Voluntary Jurisdiction Act 15/2015. PAGE 2

    Reform of the Spanish Criminal Code. PAGE 3

    Time-barring of personal actions. PAGE 4

    Act 2/2015 on the deindexation of the Spanish economy. PAGE 5

     

    EMPLOYMENT

    Case Law

    The classification as “working time” of the time spent by workers on their daily journeys between home and the first and last clients to which they are assigned by their employers. Judgement handed down by the European Court of Justice on 10 September 2015. PAGE 6

    TAX

    Legislation

    New tax and withholding rates for 2015. PAGE 7

    Changes to the regulations governing related party transactions. PAGE 9

    New accounting and tax rules for the entry of intangible fixed assets. PAGE 10

    NEWS FROM THE FIRM

    Ventura Garcés & López-Ibor has joined the “Ante las falsificaciones, no seas cómplice” (Don’t contribute to counterfeiting) campaign. PAGE 11

    LEGAL OPINION
    “La nueva Ley de Patentes” (The new Spanish Patent Act), by Andrea Garcés. PAGE 12

  • Boletín informativo 02-2015

    Newsletter 02/2015

    July 2015

    CORPORATE

    Legislation

    Legalisation of employers’ records. PAGE 2

    Catalonia makes mediation compulsory prior to filing an action for mortgage foreclosure. PAGE 3

    Case Law

    Supreme Court Judgement 137 of 12 March 2015, on the unification of legal doctrine. PAGE 4

    ECJ judgement in the Christie’s France v. Syndicat National des Antiquaires case, on “Droit de Suite”. PAGE 4

     

    EMPLOYMENT

    Legislation

    Interpretation by the Supreme Court on how the maximum compensation payable for unfair dismissal is to be calculated. PAGE 5

     

    TAX

    Case Law

    Constitutional Court judgement of 18 March 2015. Declaration of the unconstitutionality of certain aspects of Community of Valencia Act 13/1997 in relation to the application of relief from 99% of the Tax on Succession and Donations. PAGE 6

    Supreme Court Judgement of 5 February 2015. PAGE 6

     

    NEWS FROM THE FIRM

    Ventura Garcés & López-Ibor Abogados appoints Lourdes Pérez-Luque as partner in its tax department in Madrid. PAGE 7

     

    LEGAL OPINION

    The Bankia IPO”, by Isabel MateuPAGE 8