THE REGULARISATION OF THE MEDICINAL PRODUCT AGAINST COVID-19: Is generic medicine possible? Will the vaccine be available for all?

Ownership is recognised in our legal system as a fundamental right. Intellectual property arises in two ways: on the one hand, to recognise the sphere of control over creations and inventions and, on the other hand, to promote artistic and industrial development through the legal incentive for their economic exploitation and defence against third parties. ...

Irene Moneo

Photographs and the image rights of the minor: Is the consent of both parents necessary?

In adaptation to the digitalised world in which we live, companies, entities and individuals are disclosing themselves throughout the digital world and social networks. For this reason, the authorisations for the transfer of personal data and the image itself are not unknown, but in the case of a minor, who should authorise the transfer of ...

Irene Moneo

Deferral on the payment of rent for self-employed workers and SMES

On 23 April, Royal Decree-Law 15/2020 on supplementary urgent measures to support the economy and employment entered into force, which regulates the requirements to be met by self-employed persons and SMEs in order to request a moratorium on the payment of rent for the premises they have leased for the development of their activity. First, ...

Neus Vallara

Europe declares spanish courts have to control IRPH

The Supreme Court of Justice of the European Union has considered that the Spanish courts of justice should ensure the clear and comprehensible nature of the clauses contained in mortgage agreements that establish the application of a variable interest rate based on the benchmark index of the savings banks (IRPH). Two years after the Barcelona ...

Mònica de Sangenís

UPDATES in the VAT for intra-community regime of goods as of March 1st, 2020

The aim of the update is to achieve a simplified and uniform taxation of intra-Community operations in all Member States. Among other modifications, it is established that the shipment of a good to a customer’s warehouse in another Member State will not be considered as an intra-Community transaction until the customer removes the merchandise from ...

Ana Brillas

Generalitat de Catalunya Tax to counter the effects of the climate change

The tax on carbon dioxide emissions of mechanical traction vehicles is a tax established by the Generalitat de Catalunya, which tolls the carbon dioxide emissions produced by the vehicles that have an effect on the increase of gas emissions with greenhouse effect. This tax must be paid by those who have their fiscal domicile in ...

Ana Brillas

How to legally use Internet photos, drawings and videos

The Law on Intellectual Property (Royal Decree 1/1996, of April 12) establishes that the reproduction, distribution and communication to the public of photographs, drawings or audiovisual pieces through any physical or digital medium, is subject to the author’s authorization. On the other hand, there is a widespread belief that photographs, videos, drawings or other graphic ...

Irene Moneo

What can I do in case of a SGAE inspection?

WHAT IS SGAE? SGAE (Sociedad General de Autores y Editores) is a non-profit organization authorized by the Ministry for Culture, therefore, it is a private company. This fact must be kept in mind because, in the event of an inspection, the fact that they don’t have a public status means their “inspectors” cannot impose sanctions. ...

Irene Moneo

Property purchase: be aware of the community of owners’ fees

One of the most pressing issues when acquiring a property is learning about its status of debts, specifically those that may exist with the Community of Owners. It is not a minor issue, since, should these debts exist, the law provides for a direct liability regime for the purchaser, for which the estate itself is ...

Neus Vallara

Real Estate legal audit: purchase and sell with safety

Real Estate Due Diligence is an exhaustive revision of the legal status of a property, as well as the various aspects and legal consequences of its acquisition or transfer. The result of this revision is a report in which, mainly, identified contingencies are stated along with the recommendations suggested by the legal team in order ...

Neus Vallara

Working hours log

The newly published RDL 08/2019, of March 8, on urgent measures of social protection and for the fight against job insecurity in the working day. This rule has modified Article 34th of the Workers’ Statute, that refers to the working day. According to this article, as of May 12th, 2019 all companies will be under the obligation ...

Aroa Benito

Recovery of delayed payments in loan or credit contracts with mortgage guarantee formalized with physical persons

Traditionally, the judicial recovery of arrears in mortgage loan or credit agreements formalized with individual consumers was carried out through the filing of mortgage foreclosure proceedings under Book III of the LEC (forced execution) and Chapter V of Title IV (execution on mortgaged and pledged assets). The filing of such executive action is based on ...

Laia Garcia

Novelties regarding the Corporate Enterprises Act

Law 11/2018, of December 28, introduces significant changes in certain precepts of the Capital Companies Law. Given the urgency of the subject we will do a quick analysis without undermining the possibility of furthering the analysis of said issue in future articles, and remain at your service to analyse the impact of modifications in your ...

Miquel Llimona

Can I sell my apartment if it is leased?

Of course, there is no impediment to selling your apartment even if it is leased. Different question is the type of buyer profile that will be interested in acquiring it. Buyers who are looking for a regular home will discard it right away, but those buyers who have investing in mind can approve of it, ...

Neus Vallara

Bonus – Contribution reduction system

The new rules of the Bonus – Contribution reduction system, approved last March by means of Royal Decree 231/2017, open up new possibilities and expand the options to access this incentive from the year 2017 (Bonus Campaign 2018 ), by reducing the necessary requirements to request it: It is not necessary to prove complementary actions ...

Eva Salvador

Liquidate or dissolve society?

In several occasions clients have presented us their doubts as to if they can dissolve their company, and in fact often confuse the liquidation process with the dissolution process. For this reason, we think that this short article on our blog may be useful to many people, for in it we will try to explain ...

Agnes Millet

(CAT) Renda 2017: novetats i inici de campanya

Ana Brillas

TAX FREE electronic stamping (DIVA)

The procedure for the VAT refund to non-resident travelers in the European Union will be exclusively telematic as of January 1, 2019. The DIVA system will be mandatory, as well as the only valid system in Spain. It will allow the electronic stamping of the proof of exit of the goods to which the regulation ...

Ana Sebastián

(CAT) 8 de març, Vaga General

Núria Ejarque

(CAT) Les novetats del Codi Civil de Catalunya

Mara Vilanova

(CAT) Operacions amb o sense IVA? Nou programa d’ajuda d’Hisenda

Ana Brillas

Deductions for donations

Taxpayers of the Income Tax of individuals, who make donations to foundations or non-profit organizations under the special regime of Law 49/2002, can apply the following percentages to the group of donations made with the right to deduction: Donation up to 150 euros Deduction rate: 75% Other donations from 150 euros Deduction rate: 30%* *If in the ...

Mª José Sorribas

How to minimize the risks when buying a home off-plan

During November 2017 members of the MES ADVOCATS office attended the seminar on Real Estate Sales delivered by “Enfoque XXI”, which is summarized below by stating the most relevant aspects regarding the acquisition of housing through the purchase off-plan. The particularity of the purchase-sale contract is that its object falls on a future thing (projected ...

Patricia Aixerch

(CAT) Nou cop a la banca: nul·litat parcial de les hipoteques multidivisa

Mª José Machado

(CAT) Eleccions 21D: Si estic treballant, tinc permís per anar a votar?

Sebastián González

How to recover housing by default of the tenant?

The lease is a contract in which the owner of the property cedes the use and enjoyment of the same in favor of a third party, for a certain period of time and in exchange for a rent, so that he can use it. -the house. It may happen, during the term of the contract, ...

Patricia Aixerch

Brief approach to the “FIDUCIA CUM AMICO”

This figure, currently in effect, goes back to Classic Roman Law, which defines it as a contract in which one person – a trustor – transmits ownership of something to another – trustee – for purposes of a different nature. The thing is entrusted to a loyal person who only acquires the property according to ...

Antoni Millet

(CAT) Jutjats especialitzats en reclamacions contra bancs: Qui resoldrà la meva reclamació?

Mª José Machado

(CAT) Quant dura un contracte de lloguer?

Neus Vallara

(CAT) Canvis en les despeses deduïbles dels autònoms per a 2018

Ana Brillas

(CAT) Incident possessori en les execucions hipotecàries

Patricia Aixerch

(CAT) Legal Management Forum 2017: Embracing Innovation

Agnes Millet

(CAT) Venciment anticipat: una suspensió controvertida

Gemma Porta

(CAT) Què cal saber per registrar una marca?

Patricia Aixerch

Difference between branch, permanent establishment and subsidiary

In this post we will look at the differences between a branch, a subsidiary and a permanent establishment, which can often be confused and used colloquially as equal figures, but have clearly differentiated characteristics. BRANCH OFFICE When we talk about a branch, we are talking about a secondary establishment or accessory to the main one, ...

Mara Vilanova

What can I do if my invoice is unpaid?

In this post, we will give some helpful tips when it comes to invoicing a client that has left us unpaid. It should be borne in mind that when we refer to “unpaid invoice” we also refer to any other type of debt that we have to pay. Although it would be best to get ...

Mª José Machado

(CAT) Reclama la teva plusvàlua

Neus Vallara

(CAT) La AIE (Agrupació d’Interès Econòmic), una figura desconeguda i infrautilitzada

Departament Mercantil

(CAT) La polèmica de l’article 160f) de la Llei de Societats de Capital en les compravendes de béns immobles

Patricia Aixerch

(CAT) Quins passos he de seguir en la tramitació d’una herència?

Mara Vilanova

(CAT) Qui paga l’IBI de l’exercici en curs en una compravenda?

MES Advocats

(CAT) I Congrés Internacional de Legaltech i Startups jurídiques

Neus Vallara

(CAT) Quins són els documents que t’ha d’entregar el venedor en la compra d’una vivenda de 2a mà?

Mara Vilanova

(CAT) El Tribunal Suprem no obliga a les empreses a registrar la jornada diària dels treballadors

Núria Ejarque

(CAT) Renda 2016: dates i novetats a tenir en compte

Ana Brillas

(CAT) La compravenda de immobles en concurs de creditors

Patricia Aixerch

(CAT) Són nul·les totes les clàusules sòl?

Mª José Machado

(CAT) Quins són els documents que t’ha d’entregar el venedor en la compra d’una vivenda de 1a transmissió?

Mara Vilanova

(CAT) Seguirem pagant l’impost de plusvàlua?

Ana Brillas

(CAT) Com declarar les quantitats percebudes en concepte de clàusules sòl?

Ana Brillas

(CAT) Nova reforma de la Llei hipotecària

Neus Vallara

(CAT) Quina Llei successòria és d’aplicació en cas de viure a l’estranger?

Mara Vilanova

(CAT) Conseqüències processals de l’incompliment empresarial del control del temps de treball

Núria Ejarque

(CAT) Quota de reserva de llocs de treball per a persones amb discapacitat

Eva Salvador

(CAT) Noves mesures en matèria social per l’any 2017

Aroa Benito

(CAT) Entrada en vigor del Subministrament Immediat de Informació (SII)

Ana Sebastián

(CAT) Noves modificacions en l’Impost sobre Societats

Ana Brillas

(CAT) L’AEAT elimina els ajornaments a partir del 2017

Ana Sebastián

(CAT) La prestació per maternitat, exempta de IRPF

Ana Brillas

(CAT) Cèdula d’habitabilitat: què és i on és necessària per vendre un habitatge?

Patricia Aixerch

(CAT) Legal Management Forum: Passió per innovar

Agnes Millet

(CAT) Obligació a la comunicació electrònica amb les Administracions

Ana Sebastián

(CAT) Pujada dels pagaments fraccionats de l’impost sobre societats

Ana Brillas

(CAT) Els dissabtes, dies inhàbils a l’Administració

Ana Brillas

(CAT) Programa d’ajuts per a treballadores i treballadors autònoms

Ana Sebastián

(CAT) La Societat Civil, la gran desconeguda

Departament Mercantil

(CAT) Com comptabilitzar els moviments de PayPal

Ana Sebastián

(CAT) Finalització dels beneficis del mínim exempt de cotització a la Seguretat Social (tarifa reduïda)

Aroa Benito

(CAT) Els problemes pràctics de la subhasta judicial electrònica

Mª José Machado

(CAT) Societat anònima o societat limitada? Principals punts en comú i diferències

Mara Vilanova

(CAT) IV Jornada d’Advocacia Virtual de la UOC

MES Advocats

(CAT) Fi de l’emissió dels certificats de personalitat jurídica

Ana Sebastián

(CAT) Evidents símptomes de recuperació del sector en la nova edició del Saló Immobiliari Internacional de Madrid – SIMA 2016

Neus Vallara

Establishing an LLC (S.L.) in Spain as a foreigner

If you are thinking about constituting a Limited Liability Company (S.L.) in Spain, in this post you will find a summary of the main steps foreigners ought to follow. Limited liability companies are one of the most common types of corporation in Spain, since they are the most appropriate ones when aiming to form a ...

Departament Mercantil

(CAT) Nou cop a les clàusules sòl

Neus Vallara

(CAT) Arrenca la campanya de Renda 2015

Ana Brillas

(CAT) S’amplia el límit per a sol•licitar ajornaments sense garantia fins a 30.000€ per deutes gestionades per les Comunitats Autònomes

Ana Brillas

(CAT) Blanqueig de capitals

Departament Mercantil

(CAT) Amortització del fons de comerç a partir del 2016

Ana Sebastián

(CAT) L’Administració a casa: el sistema “Cl@ve”

Sebastián González

(CAT) Els imports entregats a compte en les compravendes d’immobles en construcció

Agnes Millet

(CAT) És necessària la realització d’escriptura pública per a la modificació de l’Administrador Social?

Mara Vilanova

(CAT) Actualització dels valors cadastrals

Iolanda Monzonis

(CAT) Comunitat de propietaris: principals novetats de la modificació de la Llei

Mara Vilanova

(CAT) Adéu al paper en l’Administració de Justícia

Patricia Aixerch

(CAT) Modificacions en la Llei d’Enjudiciament Civil

Patricia Aixerch

(CAT) Llei de la Jurisdicció Voluntària

Gemma Porta

(CAT) Novetats en les comunicacions de incapacitat temporal

Sebastián González

(CAT) El perdó dels deutes de la persona física

Olga Carretero

(CAT) Terminis per conservar la documentació de la teva empresa

Ana Sebastián

(CAT) Plusvàlues en entredit

Mara Vilanova

(CAT) Nou criteri de nul·litat de les clàusules sòl

Olga Carretero

(CAT) La nova advocacia vista pel Legal Management Forum

Agnes Millet

(CAT) Hisenda amplia el límit per a sol·licitar ajornaments sense garantia fins a 30.000€

Ana Sebastián

(CAT) Constitució de societats telemàtiques

Mara Vilanova

(CAT) És recuperable la prestació de desocupació si em dono d’alta d’autònoms?

Ivette Torrent

(CAT) Nova llei de procediment administratiu comú de les administracions públiques

Iolanda Monzonis

(CAT) La subhasta judicial electrònica: una nova era en la justicia

Olga Carretero

(CAT) Benvinguts

MES Advocats