Legal & Finance

Legal Matters

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.

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.

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

MC RIchardson

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

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

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)

New Law on Property Rental

On the 2nd of February 2016, the Junta de Andalucía approved the Royal Decree regulating the touristic properties located in Andalucía, stating that they will now all need to be legally registered and comply with certain requirements.