Spain: The Supreme Court rules on the first appeals on the follow-on actions arising from the truck cartel
In the fifteen rulings, the High Court clarifies some questions about the case, although we will have to be attentive to its position in relation to the following pending appeals.
New CJEU ruling on damages arising from collusive conduct: legal costs in 'antitrust' litigation and requirements for the judicial estimation of damages
The CJEU rules on the fifth question for preliminary ruling referred by a Spanish court in relation to proceedings for damages arising from the truck manufacturers' cartel.
The new arbitration rules issued by the Mexican Arbitration Center cover an important need in the local arbitration market
On December 1, 2022, the Mexican Arbitration Center (CAM) issued its new Arbitration Rules, which will be applicable to certain procedures.
Spain: What will the new collective actions for the protection of consumers’ rights and interests involve and how will they be heard?
The first draft bill on representative actions for the protection of consumers’ collective interests provides for the creation of a special proceeding and promotes the use of tools, such as electronic platforms, as a means of enabling a smoother hearing process and direct and simple access for consumers.
Transport and Shipping Newsletter - December 2022
Spain: Bill for the General State Budget Law for 2023 introduces a new tax benefit: the Reserve for Investments in the Balearic Islands (RIB)
The RIB consists of a reduction to the taxable amount for the tax concerned, in respect of the portion of the taxable person's income obtained from economic activities, including amounts obtained from transfers of assets used in them, which is used to record a reserve to undertake certain types of investments in the Balearic Islands.
Hiring of private security services made easier for Spanish vessels potentially affected by piracy
To date security firms were required to be authorized in Spain, so in practice it was virtually impossible to embark security personnel on Spanish flagged vessels.
Spain: New steps in the process for approval of the Sustainable Mobility Bill
The goal is to reduce greenhouse gases and pollutant emissions in transport.
New economic sustainability measures for carriage by road and air
For carriage of goods by road a written waybill will be mandatory which will have to have the stipulated minimum contents, including the price and costs of carriage, whereas for the carriage of goods by air specific measures are introduced for situations involving a public health emergency of international concern, among other new legislation.
Investment arbitration in Latin America: figures and trends in Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Perú
The growth of investment arbitration in the region is explained by the political and economic climate. In this article we look at the case statistics in each country, along with the outlook for the near future.