The aggressive tax avoidance scheme the supreme court is refusing a final appeal was based on Disney film rights. Film partnerships became popular as a means of avoiding tax after Gordon Brown set up tax breaks for the industry in … Read More
Back from a six years’ gap, we, Spanish lawyers are watching a substantial increase on real estate transactions in Q1 2015.
The international tourism influx has substantially increased the queries and interest in Spanish properties, but also the interest in … Read More
Excelente artículo analítico escrito por Ana Balseriro de “La Voz de Galicia” sobre la petición de expertos y agentes sociales de una reforma fiscal de alcance, que solucione la falta crónica de capacidad recaudatoria, recupere la equidad, simplifique el sistema … Read More
The Spanish savings banks (SSBs) built-up excess capacity and risk concentration influenced by many stakeholders’ interests, including politicians in their decision-making bodies. SSBs were not subject to typical market discipline mechanisms, and blurred competences between the central government and the … Read More
In the Volokh conspiracy blog, the question about marriage being a contract is asked.
He responded “I thought I’d respond to this on-blog because it illustrates a considerably broader point: In law, as in life, concepts like “contract” aren’t unitary … Read More
Leverage is the mantra of the times in philanthropy, and rightly so. People want to know that the charities they support are using donations as effectively as possible. Donors and institutional funders are more demanding, more discerning, and less detached. … Read More
Many clients ask me what do you specifically do as a lawyer and how do you add value to my business and life?
Although I am an abogado in Spain and a barrister in England, I like to call myself … Read More