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10/07/2018

The German Chamber of Commerce (AHK) in Barcelona welcomes the summer in Spain

On june 21st 2018, the German Chamber of Commerce has celebrated in Barcelona the second Summer Cocktail Party. Javier González Pareja, President of the institution, has invited members and friends to welcome the summer at the „Bambú Beach“ in Barcelona. Our Managing Directors, as well as part of our team of lawyers have been present. Photographs cortesy of German Chamber of Commerce / Photographer Santiago Periell Castells The next very interesting events organized by the AHK are the presentation of the award of the „Premio Excelencia“ (Excellency – Prize) and the III rd “Premio Piosphere” (Piosphere Prize) on 27th of […]
01/05/2018

Consulegis Spring Conference 2018 in Dublin

This year the spring conference of Consulegis took place in Dublin during 26th to 29th of April and has been organized by Lavelle Solicitors, a local law firm and member of the association since more than 20 years. Together with Lavelle Solicitors, the new managing director of Consulegis, Mrs. Caroline Chetrit, was responsable for the organization of a programme full of contents and events. Dr. Frühbeck Abogados SLP as senior member of the association has been present at the event, represented by the managing director of the offices of Dr. Frühbeck Abogados SLP in Barcelona and Canary Islands, Mrs. Elena […]
23/03/2018
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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, […]
27/02/2018
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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 […]
21/02/2018
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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 […]
08/09/2016

How likely will an arbitration provision in an agreement be enforced by a court in Spain?

The enforcement of arbitration provisions in an agreement is principally based on the freedom of pact and autonomy of will. Freedom of pact among parties in contracts is acknowledge by the Spanish Civil Code in article 1255: (…) “The contracting parties may establish any covenants, clauses and conditions deemed convenient, provided that they are not contrary to the laws, to morals or to public policy.” More specifically, under the Spanish Arbitration Act 60/2003 of December 23rd, as amended by Acts 5/2011 and 11/2011 of May 20th, 2011, domestic and international arbitration is admitted and enforceable by Spanish Courts. The Arbitration […]