Legal & Finance

Legal Matters

Plusvalia Good News?

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
By Maria Teresa Velasco
Plusvalia Good News?

A court decision in the North of Spain could be applied to the rest of the country meaning a possible tax refund on the municipal plusvalia. »

Mortgage Floor Clauses

Friday, January 20, 2017
By Maria Teresa Velasco
Mortgage Floor Clauses

On the 21 December 2016, the European Court of Justice produced a Judgment, in relation to mortgage loans and the limitations set by the Spanish Supreme Court, regarding the unfair practice of clauses relating to minimum interest rates. »

Child Images & Social Media

Friday, December 23, 2016
By Maria Teresa Velasco
Child Images & Social Media

Use common sense when posting pictures of your children: If you are a parent and your child asks that you to remove their picture from Facebook, do not resist: it is their legal right. »

Cadastral

Friday, December 2, 2016
By Maria Teresa Velasco
Cadastral

Catastro: cadastral value and the implication of the revision, 2016... »

Legal: Due Diligence

Sunday, October 30, 2016
By Maria Teresa Velasco
Legal: Due Diligence

In legal terms Due Diligence is the process of factual and legal investigation, research, analysis and discovery, on a business, person or asset before the signing of a contract, the signing of public documents or the purchase of an asset. »

Noise and The Law

Tuesday, September 27, 2016
By Maria Teresa Velasco
Noise and The Law

According to a study of the European Union, 25% of EU citizens are exposed regularly to sound levels above 65 decibels. »

Consumer Rights

Wednesday, August 31, 2016
By Maria Teresa Velasco
Consumer Rights

The travel industry in Spain is regulated by several laws the most important being the Ley de Defensa de Consumidores y Usuarios (law for consumer protection). »

Brexit & Spanish Residency

Tuesday, June 28, 2016
By Marie-Claire Richardson
Brexit & Spanish Residency

The British citizens living in Spain are currently considered citizens of the EU, therefore allowing them freedom to travel and work inside the European Union countries. With the UK’s exit, this status will cease, as well as the rights that these citizens have. »

Reply to Rental Law Letter

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
By Gazette Reader

I will try to solve the doubts you have regarding the new rental Law for touristic properties in Andalucía, which is causing many other hidden rules and regulations to be implemented. »

The European Certificate of Succession

Thursday, February 11, 2016
By Maria Teresa Velasco

August 17, 2015 marked the introduction of new European rules (regulation 650/2012), that introduced a number of important developments in inheritance law, which will be applicable in the European Union (with the exception of the UK, Ireland and Denmark) »