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Legal effectiveness of retention of title carried out in Germany

Although in accordance with the general conditions of German companies a retention of title has been agreed, this agreement loses its effectiveness and validity when the goods are moved to Spain, since in Spain there are completely different formal requirements in order for the retention of title on merchandise to be valid. In response to the recurring problems related to the retention of title clauses in Spanish law, this article gives an overview of and intends to clarify the legal situation in Spain regarding retention of title, which is foreseen in the general terms and conditions of business (Allgemeine Geschäftsbedingungen, […]
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ADAM Global Regional Meeting Europe 2018 London

This year’s ADAM Global Regional Meeting Europe took place in London on February 26th at the Caledonian Club and was focused on LCC initiatives and plans to promote British trade and attract business to UK, share business opportunities, formulate strategy for growth of respective member firms within the region, and how to leverage the collective strength to build a stronger cross-border trade between countries and regions. Furthermore, among other things, topics such as the launching of ADAM Law Net, the BREXIT and global immigration needs were discussed during the meeting. A special guest and speaker at the London meeting was […]
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Labour Law in Spain: Accident on the way to and from work

Accident on the way to and from work (Judgement of the High Court of Justice of the Balearic Islands 365/2017) On September 2017, in the judgment 365/2017, the High Court of Justice of the Balearic Islands allowed the appeal for reversal which was filed by a worker of a telemarketing company. By means of this appeal, the worker requested to determine the type of contingency after an accident that took place on the way from work to home and which caused a temporary disability. What is relevant in this case is the fact that it was initially considered to be […]

Consulegis elections and new CEO

Elena Bello Cárdenes, Dr. Frühbeck Abogados SLP, Spanish law firm member of Consulegis, has been elected as new member of the Consulegis Advisory Board for the next four years. The election took place during the Consulegis AGM & Spring Conference in Amsterdam from 11 to 14 May 2017. The 45-year-old lawyer is the first Spanish board member in the history of the well-established Law Firm International Association. In the said conference, Caroline Chetrit, has also been elected as new CEO of the network. Consulegis is an international network of independent law firms, in-house lawyers and related professional advisors, which principal […]

The Golden Visa for Spain

The Golden Visa is a residence visa through the acquisition of real estate (RIV) for Spain. This kind of VISA allows foreigners, who prove the acquisition of real estate in Spain with an investment of an amount equal or superior than 500,000 Euros, to live in Spain. The Golden Visa is directed to those investors who want to stay in Spain for longer than one year. This permit is considered a valid document for residing and working in Spain during one year, without the need of processing the foreigner identification card. This permit is renewable provided that the real estate […]