13
Oct
01

Mortgage floor clauses and the returning of the undue charged to the consumer

The Supreme Court delivered judgement on 9th May 2013 on mortgage floor clauses, declaring them null and void, but without recognising the retroactive effect of returning the undue charged to the consumer. The Supreme Court alleged a “risk for the economic public order”. This has been the most disputed issue among other Courts, which have ruled against it in many resolutions since the judgement.

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13
Sep
27

Brussels brings disciplinary proceedings against Spain for non -compliance with renewable energies objectives

Spain should have had communicated before the 5th September 2010 the energetic politics which was going to apply for complying with the European objectives. These objectives established that in 2020, a 20% of the electricity generated must come from renewable sources. Brussels has been very patient until now, but the European Commission, in particular the…

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13
Sep
25

Proposal developing Royal Decree on Reference Prices to lay the foundations of hospital expenses control has been drawn up by the Ministry of Health.

Reference prices are price limits on certain pharmaceutical substance groups. They determine the maximum amount statutory health insurance providers will pay for a pharmaceutical of a certain substance group. If a pharmaceutical company does not lower the price of a pharmaceutical to the reference price of the group the drug is classified under, insured persons…

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13
Sep
25

Crowd-funding: the National Innovation Undertaking (ENISA), subordinated of The Ministry of Industry is preparing a collaborative platform on Internet in order to establish contact between undertakings and investors and allow enterprising gain in investments.

The main aim of the National Innovation Undertaking (ENISA), public undertaking subordinated to the Ministry of Industry, is to encourage the creation, growth and consolidation of the Spanish small sized undertaking by actively taking part in innovating and viable project financing as well as in venture capital. Accordingly, EINSA is preparing a collaborative platform on…

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