Archive for the ‘European Union’ Category

EU new Inheritance regulations affecting EU residents in Spain

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

The Regulation (EU) No 650/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 July 2012 on jurisdiction, applicable law, recognition and enforcement of decisions and acceptance and enforcement of authentic instruments in matters of succession and on the creation of a European Certificate of Succession is applicable from 17th August 2015.

According to the new regulation, EU citizens residing in Spain will be subject to the Spanish succession law despite their nationality, unless they have a written will.

Succession laws in Spain abide by the force heirship provisions and it is fundamental for international residents in Spain to have their will in good order, in addition to the one in their countries.

Konsilia has been serving the international expatriate community in Spain since 1982 and we are very happy to draft your will or advice on any other legal or tax issues related to Spanish residence. Please contact Jose Manuel Diaz at josemanuel@konsilia.es

Mass Media, Personality Rights and European Conflict of Laws by Thomas Thiede, Colm McGrath :: SSRN

Monday, December 26th, 2011

As reported by Conflicts of Law, the article critically analyses the current approach of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) alongside the proposed alternatives to a unified European conflict of laws rule dealing with the problem of cross-border infringements of personality rights. Having exposed the weakness of these approaches they set out one suggested path for reform.

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Spain grows 8% … In the Football Market

Friday, June 17th, 2011

According to Deloitte and as reported by Accountancy Age, despite significant economic headwinds, the European football market grew by 4% to €16.3 billion in 2009/10.

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