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20/09/2021
Re­mu­ner­a­tion of man­aging dir­ect­ors: in­dir­ect con­flict of in­terests at share­hold­er­s'...
Fran­cisco Javi­er Arias­In­tro­duc­tionThe Su­preme Court has cla­ri­fied that a com­pany's an­nu­al gen­er­al meet­ing is not re­stric­ted to ap­prov­ing the re­mu­ner­a­tion of dir­ect­ors pri­or to be­gin­ning of a giv­en fin­an­cial...
16/09/2021
Su­preme Court rules on con­tent of em­ploy­ment con­tract ba­sic cop­ies
César Nav­arro and Elena Es­par­za In a re­cent judg­ment, the Su­preme Court de­cided that the ba­sic cop­ies of em­ploy­ment con­tracts that com­pan­ies sub­mit to their em­ploy­ees' leg­al rep­res­ent­at­ive should in­clude...
16/09/2021
Roy­al De­cree-Law 17/2021, dated 14 Septem­ber, on ur­gent meas­ures to mit­ig­ate...
On 15 Septem­ber 2021, the Of­fi­cial State Gaz­ette pub­lished Roy­al De­cree Law 17/2021 on ur­gent meas­ures to mit­ig­ate the im­pact of rising nat­ur­al gas prices on the re­tail gas and elec­tri­city mar­kets. This...
14/09/2021
CMS M&A European Out­look 2022: Road to re­cov­ery
Septem­ber 2021 We are pleased to provide you with this year’s edi­tion of the “European M&A Out­look”, pub­lished in co-op­er­a­tion with Mer­ger­mar­ket
10/09/2021
CSR and taxes: tax­a­tion is not only about money
At first glance, tax­a­tion and cor­por­ate so­cial re­spons­ib­il­ity (CSR) ap­pear to be dis­tant fields, an­ti­nom­ic even. Yet they have come to­geth­er over the past two years to form two sides of the same coin...
09/09/2021
Reg­u­la­tion of the auc­tions and the Eco­nom­ic Re­gime for Re­new­able En­ergy...
The re­cent en­ergy policy in Spain is aimed at the ad­op­tion of reg­u­lat­ory meas­ures to achieve the de­car­bon­isa­tion of its eco­nomy and en­sure com­pli­ance with the ob­lig­a­tion to re­duce green­house gas emis­sions...
08/09/2021
Com­mer­cial rent pay­ments in Spain
1. Gen­er­al over­view Since the out­break of the Cov­id-19 pan­dem­ic, the Span­ish Gov­ern­ment has ad­op­ted some meas­ures to try to con­trol the vir­us spread as much as pos­sible. In par­tic­u­lar, the Roy­al De­cree...
07/09/2021
Gender pay: What’s needed to make equal­ity a real­ity?
A CMS We­bin­ar on Tues­day 21 Septem­ber will ex­plore what so­ci­ety and busi­nesses need to do to close the on­go­ing dis­par­ity in men and wo­men’s pay. Did you know that 18 Septem­ber 2021 is UN Equal Pay Day?...
06/09/2021
Trans­fer of IP rights in Spain
Pat­ents: As­sign­ment 1. How may a pat­ent be as­signed (by law and/or trans­ac­tion) and is it re­quired to re­cord the as­sign­ment in the na­tion­al pat­ent re­gister to be­come ef­fect­ive?  A pat­ent can be as­signed...
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03/09/2021
COV­ID-19: Com­mis­sion ap­proves Span­ish aid to com­pensate Air Nos­trum's dam­age
On 23 Ju­ly 2021, the European Com­mis­sion ap­proved Span­ish aid of EUR 9 mil­lion to com­pensate Air Nos­trum for the dam­age suffered as a res­ult of the COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic on the basis of Art­icle 107(2)(b)...
31/08/2021
COV­ID-19: the European Com­mis­sion clears 800 mil­lion EUR Itali­an com­pens­a­tion...
On 26 Ju­ly 2021, the European Com­mis­sion au­thor­ised a dam­age com­pens­a­tion scheme for Itali­an air­ports and ground­hand­lers in the con­text of the COV­ID-19 out­break. The scheme of dir­ect grants has an es­tim­ate...
31/08/2021
Re­ima­gin­ing Trans­port: Hy­dro­gen Trains
In the first in our Re­ima­gin­ing Trans­port series, we look at the po­ten­tial for hy­dro­gen powered trains to be­come a part of the rail net­work’s move to net-zero. Already in op­er­a­tion in se­lect rail lines...