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The Direction issued by the DGRN on February 5, 2018, takes a highly practical approach to the initial steps to be taken in arranging an AEP and, above all, clarifies some uncertainties that have previously frustrated the refinancing process.
Family Business Newsletter - February 2018
02-22-2018 AlertsThe CJEU declares the termination of a pregnant employee’s contract in a collective layoff proceeding to be lawful
In a matter referred by the Catalan High Court for a preliminary ruling, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled, in its Judgment of February 22, 2018, that under Spanish legislation it is legal to dismiss a pregnant worker included in a collective layoff proceeding, provided that the criteria according to which the worker was included are objective and are unrelated to the pregnancy.
In general, the terms “accelerator” and “incubator” are used synonymously, although they refer to different concepts with distinct purposes and processes. In order to be able to understand how an incubator or accelerator can contribute to the growth, development or promotion of a startup, we need first to determine and distinguish both notions, by detailing their most important aspects and then listing guideline which we consider useful when it comes to cherry-picking between these.
Business secrets are one of the most important intangible assets of companies, particularly in the context of the digital economy. Until now, however, the legal protection afforded them was fairly limited and was normally relegated to the contractual sphere.
Tax Portugal Newsletter - January 2018
On February 10, 2018, the Official State Gazette published Royal Decree 62/2018, of February 9, 2018, amending the Regulations on the funding of companies’ pension commitments with workers and beneficiaries, approved by Royal Decree 1588/1999, of October 15, 1999, and the Pension Plan and Fund Regulations, approved by Royal Decree 304/2004, of February 20, 2004.
The Plenary Session of the Consell de Mallorca, on January 26, 2018, has approved, initially and subject to certain procedures, the provisional delimitation of areas suitable for the commercialization of tourist stays in dwellings for residential use in Mallorca, in accordance with the provisions set forth in of Law 6/2017, July 31, of modification of the Law on tourism in the Balearic Islands, regarding the commercialization of tourist stays in dwellings, and Decree law 3/2017, August 4, of modification of the Law on tourism in the Balearic Islands, and of measures to face the emergency in dwelling matters in the Balearic Islands.
Tax-related information issued by the competent authority.
02-02-2018 NewslettersNon-performing loans fall by 4,6% across the Member States according to European Commission’s first progress report on the issue
Newsletter Restructuring & Insolvency Newsletter - February 2018