The Spanish Council of Ministers will pass today the Spanish Project on Telecommunication Regulation which amends, mainly, issues concerning to provide higher legal certainty and flexibility to operators, matters regarding users rights, and strengthens the competencies of the Spanish Telecommunication Market Commission.Read more
The Court of Justice establishes the calculation of the deductible proportion of value added tax to companies which has branches established in other EU Member States and in third States.
Yesterday, the European Court of Justice published the jugment in which resolved the request for a preliminary ruling concerns the interpretation of Article 17(2), (3) and (5) and Article 19(1) of the Sixth Council Directive 77/388/EEC of 17 May 1977 on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to turnover taxes –…Read more
Prior approval of the Spanish Law on Transparency, Public Access to Government Information and Good Governance.
Today, the Plenary Meeting of Congress is going to give the prior approval to the Spanish Law on Transparency, Public Access to Government Information and Good Governance. This law will be finally approved by the Senate. However, it does not have the support of all the parliamentary groups. This Law on Transparency has a triple…Read more
Yesterday, the European Parliament approved the Project for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on credit agreements relating to residential property. The main guidelines of this Directive are the next: A time period of at least 7 days during which the consumer will have sufficient time to compare offers, assess their…Read more
Yesterday, the Energy National Commission published the report to the European Commission about the energy market’s progress in Spain.
The Report 18/2013 by the Energy National Commission on the proposed Royal Decree regulating the activity of electrical energy production from renewable energy sources, cogeneration and waste.
The Catalan Bar Council urges the Constitutional Court to give “priority” to the appeal of court fees.
The Catalan Bar Council, which brings together fourteen law schools of this community, has urged Friday the Constitutional Court (TC) to give “priority” to the question of constitutionality raised by the Audiencia Nacional (AN) against court fees approved by the Government.
At yesterday’s meeting the Governing Council of the European Central Bank decided that the interest rate on the main refinancing operations and the interest rates on the marginal lending facility and the deposit facility will remain unchanged at 0.50%, 1.00% and 0.00% respectively.
The Minister of Health proposed to the European Commission a European Clinical Trials Portal and data base on unauthorized medicines in the European Union.
Ana Mato, the minister of Health, has transferred to the European Commissioner for Health, Tonio Borg, that Spain supports the adaptation of legislation on clinical trials in the European Union, in order to make it attractive for these studies. The Minister also supports the creation of a single portal and European Clinical Trials database. However,…Read more