Corporate Law

06-18-2020
The various pieces of legislation published during the state of emergency, together with the statements by registrars and by the CNMV, have created a new exceptional regime governing numerous aspects of commercial companies. With the end of the state of emergency it becomes necessary to analyze the impact that the lifting of the declaration will have on the validity period of the various rules that have been approved.
06-16-2020
Andalucía has introduced a new legal regime for tourist accommodation in order to boost a sector  that has suffered from the consequences of the pandemic Among the measures adopted, it is worth to highlight  the new classification system; recovery of the ‘Grand Luxe’ rating; the possibility to use certain types of establishments, including student residences, temporarily as tourist accommodation; a new definition of tourist accommodation contract; or the inclusion of hostels as hotel establishments.
05-27-2020
Royal Decree-Law 19/2020 states that the three-month time period for preparing financial statements and other documents required by law will start to run from June 1, 2020, and reduces the time period for approving financial statements to two months running from the end of the time period for their preparation. In keeping with the new time periods for preparation and approval of the financial statements, it is allowed to file a second corporate income tax self-assessment until November 30, 2020. Additionally, amendments are introduced to the rules on tax deferrals for small and medium-sized companies and the self-employed along with a new stamp tax exemption; and a later date has been determined for publication of the list of delinquent tax payers.
05-21-2020
On May 15, the Ministry of Energy of Mexico (SENER) published in the evening edition of the Official Gazette of the Federation an executive order issuing the new Policy towards the Reliability, Safety, Continuity and Quality of the National Electric System (the Policy), substituting the reliability policy issued on February 2017.
05-13-2020
Royal Decree-Law 18/2020 determines that the distribution of dividends at companies applying for the special ERTE temporary layoff procedures can make them lose their rights to exemption from social security contributions and states that this measure will not be taken into account for the purpose of exercising the right to withdrawal of shareholders under article 348 bis 1 of the Capital Companies Law.