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What is a General Meeting of Shareholders?
Commercial law

What is a General Meeting of Shareholders?

A General Meeting of Shareholders is a mandatory annual meeting held by a company to enable shareholders to discuss and vote on the most important matters...

22 May 2023
What is priority of payments?
Commercial law

What is priority of payments?

Priority of payments is a legal term used to describe the order in which the debts and obligations of a company or individual are paid. In other words, it is a...

17 May 2023
What is litisconsortium?
Civil law

What is litisconsortium?

Litisconsortium is a legal concept which refers to the situation in which several people join together in a lawsuit or trial, either as plaintiffs or defendants...

11 May 2023
What is the IRPH for mortgages?
Civil law

What is the IRPH for mortgages?

The IRPH (Índice de Referencia de Préstamos Hipotecarios) is a reference index used in Spain to fix the interest rate of mortgage loans. It was created with the...

24 April 2023
Worker subrogation or company subrogation
Labour Law

Worker subrogation or company subrogation

Labour subrogation is undoubtedly one of the issues that generates most uneasiness and doubts among workers. This is normal. After all, it means that the...

21 April 2023
What to do if a family member is in detention?
Criminal Law

What to do if a family member is in detention?

If a family member has been detained, it is important to act quickly and effectively to ensure that they receive a fair trial and their rights are protected...

18 April 2023
Difference between heir and legatee
Family Law

Difference between heir and legatee

Inheritance is a legal process by which a person receives property, rights and obligations from another person after his or her death. Inheritance is governed...

13 April 2023
What is the misdemeanour of injury?
Criminal Law

What is the misdemeanour of injury?

The offence of grievous bodily harm is a type of offence committed when someone causes injury to another person, but without causing a serious enough injury to...

4 April 2023
What happens if the court cannot find me?
Criminal Law

What happens if the court cannot find me?

A judicial notice is a procedural act by which a judge brings certain information to the attention of a person. Generally, it is an order, resolution or...

29 March 2023
What is insolvency proceedings?
Commercial law

What is insolvency proceedings?

In an insolvency proceeding, a culpable insolvency occurs when a person or entity that has filed for insolvency protection is accused of having acted recklessly...

28 March 2023
Acceptance with benefit of inventory
Family Law

Acceptance with benefit of inventory

Acceptance with benefit of inventory is one of the concepts that raises the most doubts regarding the collection of inheritances. But what exactly is it and how...

17 March 2023
What is a sports representation contract?
Commercial law

What is a sports representation contract?

A sports representation contract is an agreement between an athlete and a sports agent that sets out the terms and conditions under which the agent acts on...

8 March 2023
How to report a case of gender-based violence
Criminal Law

How to report a case of gender-based violence

Unfortunately, reports of gender-based violence are the order of the day. However, in many cases, there are doubts about how to report it. Especially if we are...

6 March 2023
How does civil law differ from criminal law?
Criminal Law

How does civil law differ from criminal law?

Although criminal law and civil law are different, the two sometimes overlap because the same behaviour gives rise to both civil and criminal liability. On the...

28 February 2023
What is a disability lawsuit?
Labour Law

What is a disability lawsuit?

A disability lawsuit involves filing a claim with the National Social Security Institute (INSS). The process begins when a permanent disability pension of any...

21 February 2023
Who gets the house in a divorce
Family Law

Who gets the house in a divorce

The divorce of a couple is a complicated time emotionally, sentimentally and financially. Especially if there are minor or disabled children involved. At this...

17 February 2023
How to become an account auditor in Madrid?
Commercial law

How to become an account auditor in Madrid?

Accounting auditors are professionals in charge of verifying and adjudicating that the accounting books of a company or institution are reliable and authentic...

6 February 2023
Notice of voluntary departure
Labour Law

Notice of voluntary departure

The voluntary notice of termination is a document that the worker must present when he/she wants to terminate the employment relationship with the company...

3 February 2023
What is contractual liability?
Civil law

What is contractual liability?

Contractual liability, or also known as contractual civil liability, is a set of legal obligations arising from the conclusion of a contract. All parties are...

2 February 2023
When is an appeal ordinary and extraordinary?
Civil law

When is an appeal ordinary and extraordinary?

Ordinary appeals are those that can be lodged for any reason or on any basis, i.e. modification, exception, appeal or complaint. Extraordinary appeals, on the...

25 January 2023
Non-disabling permanent injury
Labour Law

Non-disabling permanent injury

A non-disabling permanent injury is any injury, mutilation or deformity suffered by a worker as a result of an occupational illness or accident that does not...

24 January 2023
Forced heirs and Legitimacy
Family Law

Forced heirs and Legitimacy

In this article we explain who the forced heirs are and the relationship they have with the reserved portion as determined in article 806 of the Civil Code...

18 January 2023
What does a civil lawyer do?
Civil law

What does a civil lawyer do?

Lawyers specialising in civil law deal with the personal, family and professional relations and obligations of citizens at the legal level. They are mainly...

18 January 2023
¿Qué son los contratos civiles?
Civil law

What are civil contracts

Civil contracts are an agreement between two or more voluntary parties that creates or transfers rights or obligations. In other words, civil contracts are used...

12 January 2023
Job desertion, what it is and its consequences
Labour Law

Job desertion, what it is and its consequences

Leaving a job Leaving a job (or tactical resignation) is the personal choice of an employee, without prior notice, not to continue his or her employment...

9 January 2023
¿Qué impuestos pagan los no residentes en España?
General

What taxes do non-residents pay in Spain?

Non-residents in Spain who own any urban property in Spain will be subject to non-resident income tax and local tax, known as Impuesto sobre Bienes Inmuebles...

3 January 2023
Liquidation of commercial companies
Labour Law

Liquidation of commercial companies

The liquidation of a company is a compulsory process following the dissolution of any company. The purpose is none other than to distribute the company's assets...

2 January 2023
Asset stripping. What it is and examples
Criminal Law

Asset stripping. What it is and examples

It is never a good idea to hide or make your assets disappear in order to avoid paying a debt. The reason? You are committing the offence of concealment as...

2 January 2023
¿Cómo se desarrolla un juicio laboral?
Labour Law

How is a labour trial conducted?

Labour lawsuits are usually oral in nature, so it is clear that the judge requires the lawyer's conduct to be concrete. When an employee decides to file a...

19 December 2022
Self-defence in the Criminal Code
Criminal Law

Self-defence in the Criminal Code

Self-defence is a concept with which we are all familiar. After all, it appears in countless Hollywood films. However, it is common to make mistakes regarding...

15 December 2022
Donation of money from parents to children
Family Law

Donation of money from parents to children

There are many reasons why it makes sense to make gifts from parents and children instead of waiting until death and the subsequent distribution of the...

7 December 2022
Crime of concealment. Crime of concealment
Criminal Law

Crime of concealment. Crime of concealment

Many people confuse the crime of receiving with the crime of concealment, and vice versa. This is especially curious when it occurs in television programs...

30 November 2022
What are cosmetic damages in insurance?
Civil law

What are cosmetic damages in insurance?

Getting the most out of our home insurance will depend on how well we understand the coverages and guarantees we have contracted. Many policyholders are unaware...

29 November 2022
How to apply for an Exequatur in Spain?
Family Law

How to apply for an Exequatur in Spain?

An exequatur is the official and legally binding recognition of a foreign judgment. Any interested person can apply for this certificate. But for this, there...

24 November 2022

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