Yesterday, Judicial Decree number 410/2013, of 12th December 2013, issued by the Criminal Chamber of the National Court, accepted a an appeal brought by the Public Prosecutor against the admission of a particular action against Bankia for the marketing of preferred shares. To this appeal other parties have joined (Bankia and other savings banks involved).…Read more
Today enters into force Regulation 21/2013, of December 9th, on Environmental Evaluation after being published yesterday in the Spanish Official Gazette and after having passed the approval of the Agriculture, Feeding and Environmental Commission of the Parliament.Read more
From 2014 on, compensation from FOGASA, to dismissed workers with indefinite contracts, of eight days in companies with less than 25 employees, will be eliminated.
The Popular Party (actually with absolute majority in the Government) has introduced an amendment in the processing of the General Budget in the Senate which will eliminate for the year 2014 the compensation by the Wage Guarantee Fund (FOGASA), for fired workers with indefinite contract, of eight days in companies with less than 25 employees.Read more
(Español) Los tribunales españoles condenan en costas a los Servicios de Salud que se retrasan en el pago de sus facturas.
En los últimos tres años, y ante el retraso en el pago de las facturas muchos proveedores de las Administraciones Públicas, y en concreto, de los distintos Servicios de Salud de las distintas Comunidades Autónomas, muchos proveedores han reclamado judicialmente los intereses de demora para ser resarcido en el perjuicio causado al acreedor que percibe tardíamente el precio del contrato.Read more
Agreement between Member States on the legal Framework of the future European Patent regarding jurisdiction and enforcement of European resolutions
After the approval and agreement of all the Ministers of Justice of the Member States, a modification of the Council Regulation (EC) 44/2001 of 22 December 2000, on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters (Brussels I), in order to introduce new rules on jurisdiction and recognition and enforcement…Read more
Antitrust: Commission fines banks € 1.71 billion for participating in cartels in the interest rate derivatives industry.
La Comisión Europea ha impuesto una multa histórica a seis entidades financieras que crearon un cártel en el mercado de derivados de los tipos de interés, que acabó afectando al proceso de formación de precios del LIBOR y el EURIBOR, índices se vinculan, entre otras cosas, multitud de créditos e hipotecas a tipo variable. La…Read more
From the Government, the Ministry of Health is drafting a new Royal Decree on reference prices and prices and financing in order to save up to 500 million Euros of public spending on medicines for the year 2014. The Government has stated that such cutback is due to demands from Brussels, specifically to meet the…Read more
With the aim of avoiding tax fraud, the European Commission will introduce today a proposal for the amendment of Directive 2011/96/EU, of the Council, of 30 November 2011 on the common system of taxation applicable in the case of parent companies and subsidiaries of different Member States.Read more