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GOLDEN VISA. RESIDENCE FOR INVESTORS

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What is the minimum economic requirement to obtain a Golden Visa in Spain?   The law regulates a specific visa for foreigners not residing in Spain who intend to come to the country making a significant capital investment. These foreigners can apply for a visa of stay or a residence authorization. The law considers a […]

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HOW TO CLAIM A DEBT

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Does anyone owe you money? There are two mechanisms to demand payment from the debtor: the extrajudicial channel and the judicial channel. Initially, we will try the friendly or out of court way: What does it mean? That this phase is always prior to any judicial proceeding that we initiate later in front of the […]

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Could special payment vehicle save EU-Iran trade?uld special payment vehicle save EU-Iran trade?

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Mohsen Masjedi. Lawyer   Following the withdrawal announcement from Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (“JCPOA”) by Trump administration, the secondary sanctions retargeted the international businesses intending to deal with Iran. Already today, almost all of the major European companies have left their projects in Iran and the regular trade between Iranian and EU members faces […]

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GOLDEN VISA. RESIDENCE FOR INVESTORS

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  What is the minimum economic requirement to obtain a Golden Visa in Spain?   The law regulates a specific visa for foreigners not residing in Spain who intend to come to the country making a significant capital investment. These foreigners can apply for a visa of stay or a residence authorization. The law considers […]

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INCORPORATION OF A BRANCH OFFICE IN SPAIN

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The foreign investor can operate in Spain through a branch office, which will never have its own legal personality; hence, it will depend entirely on its parent company, so that the legal personality will always be that of the parent company itself. This is quite relevant since, for example, as it does not have its […]

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Excerpt from the International Franchisor Handbook 2nd Edition. The Franchise Regulation in Spain.

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The law that regulates franchise in Spain is the Royal decree 201/2010.   The relationship between franchisor and franchisees is based on the legal independence of their companies, limited by the framework of their agreement. Their relationships are independent, each one responds to the other for his contractual breaches.   Individuals or legal entities that […]

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Interview with Ernesto Jiménez Astorga

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Ernesto is the President of Aguilar & Astorga and has more than 40 years of professional experience as a lawyer specializing in procedural and insolvency matters. He is a legal adviser and secretary of the board of different construction, leisure and financial entities. He advises permanently to banks and securities companies and is recognized as “leading lawyer” in Spain according to the international directory “Best Lawyers”.