The Spanish Observatory on Public Procurement has published a calendar in is web page in relation to the approval and implementation of the new Directives on Public Procurement, which is the next: On the 9th December will take place the formal approval of the new Directives. January-February 2014. Publication of the new Directives (transposition into…Read more
The obvious difficulties of obtaining financing from banks due to today’s worldwide financial crisis, has led companies to look for innovative structures to collect money to do business.Read more
The European Commission (EC) has the intention to propose, the next 23rd October, the establishment of a standard declaration of VAT return form for businesses of the European Union.Read more
Constitutional Court declares that meetings of local council have to be “open doors” when it addresses matters or issues delegated by the Plenary.
The Plenary of the Constitutional Court believes under the Constitution that the meetings of the Local Government Board a town common (less than 250,000 inhabitants, exceptions) are held in camera as long as the decisions taken are not regarding the powers that are delegated to them by the Plenary. Otherwise, holding closed meetings “it would…Read more
The Commission set out last October 2nd, as part of the Commission’s Regulatory Fitness and Performance Programme (REFIT), those measures that, integrated in each of its policy area, will make life easier for businesses and citizens by simplifying or even withdrawing EU laws, reducing the burden on businesses and making EU law easier to implement.Read more
The Government will approve a Regulation which will allow the inscription of births and deaths directly from the hospitals
The Council of Ministers is going to approve today new measures for the Administration reform, including a new Regulation consisting on the possibility of inscribing births and deaths directly from the hospital where they have taken place.Read more
The European Commission has announced the intention to analyze and improve access to regulated professions.
The European Commission (EC) announced yesterday its intention to analyze national regulations on regulated professions and, concretely, the barriers which restrict the access and occupation of these professions. Regulated professions are professions to which access is conditional upon the possession of specific qualifications or for which the use of a specific title is protected (e.g. pharmacists or architects). There are very good reasons why such restrictions may exist, for example consumer protection. However, overly restrictive conditions for accessing certain professions may discourage or even prevent young people from entering the labour market. Different regulatory regimes may make it difficult for qualified professionals to apply for job vacancies in other Member States.Read more
The National Securities & Exchanges Commission analyzes the quoted companies’ results during the first semester of 2013.
The National Securities & Exchanges Commission (CNMV) published last Wednesday its report concerning the results of those companies issuing securities during the first semester of the year. This report collects the first six months aggregated data of these companies, obtained from the economic and financial information submitted to the CNMV supervisor. With this report, the…Read more