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Spain and Andorra sign an agreement to avoid double taxation and combat tax fraud
Spain and Andorra sign an agreement to avoid double taxation and combat tax fraud Spain and Andorra have agreed to strengthen cooperation in the exchange of information and fiscal transparency. The Memorandum of Understanding, General Friendship and Cooperation, was signed as a framework agreement encompassing areas such as foreign policy and European, Latin American, and […]
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“LIFE IMPRISONMENT” REEMERGES IN SPAIN?
New developments in the Criminal Code deal with withdrawal of charges, control of exonerations, and increasing penalties. There are also additional changes to the chapters on crimes related to corruption. However, there is a reform that stands out above the others, and that is the introduction of the “revisable permanent prison,” a euphemism that has […]
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Judgment of the ECJ increasing a client’s protection before his/her lawyer
On January 15, 2015, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) delivered a judgment in accordance with community rules that state consumer protection is applicable to the contractual relationship between an attorney and his/her client, provided that two conditions are met: • That the client is a private person. • That the actions and purpose of […]
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Right to oblivion.
The plaintiff, a Spanish national, filed a complaint with the Spanish Data Protection Agency (known as Agencia Española de Protección de Datos or AEPD in Spanish) against La Vanguardia newspaper and Google Spain, Inc. The complaint was based on allegations that when the plaintiff’s name was entered into the Google search bar, the results would […]
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The Supreme Court denied the registration of two children in the Spanish Civil Registry
The judgment, dated February 6, 2014, was the Supreme Court’s response to an appeals filed by two married Spanish males, who had requested to register the birth of their two children through the Spanish Consular Registry in Los Angeles (California). The children were born in 2008 through surrogacy, that is, through a surrogate mother. Spanish […]
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Chinese investments in European properties tripled in 2013
Investments from China tripled in 2013. Insurers, developers, and individuals joined the country’s sovereign wealth seeking to diversify their assets out of the Asian continent, says a study by Real Capital Analytics (RCA). The above entities, as well as private individuals, acquired commercial properties worth 3.050 million euros during the last year, while in 2012, […]
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ICN Legal participates in the seminar: Fashion Online – Legal and contractual trends and challenges
Our managing partner, Celsa Núñez, represented ICN Legal at the Seminar: Fashion Online – Legal and contractual trends and challenges. The seminar was organized by the prestigious International Association of Lawyers and held on March 27-28, 2014 at the renowned Barcelona Bar Association. The Seminar included diverse topics, from online brand and social network reputation […]
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Spain adapts its laws to boost judicial cooperation throughout Europe
A final judgment and conviction given in a member state shall be enforced in another state. Two organic law projects and one bill have been approved to adapt Spanish legislation to European standards and enable the exchange of criminal history information and the transmission and execution of criminal judgments within the scope of the European […]

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