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NEWS ABOUT THE ANNUAL CONGRESS IN BARCELONA

Last weekend has been held the Annual Congress of National Lawyers in Barcelona, ​​during the days 28th, 29th and 30th of September. On Friday, a very interesting conference on the Future of Advocacy in the Global Market took place, dealing with topics that are really of concern to many lawyers. The presentations were inaugurated by Frederic Munné (Representative of the Board of Governors of the Bar Association of Barcelona) and Fernando Escura, [...]

octubre 10th, 2017|International Desk|Sin comentarios

European Justice condemns that companies spy the emails of their workers without prior notice

The companies do not have the right to unlimitedly control their employees' emails, since, although they can control the internal email, they must first notify the worker concerned and they must have a specific reason to do so. That is what the European Court of Human Rights, based in Strasbourg, established in its judgment last September 4th, which is not subjected to appeal and establishes jurisprudence for all the countries members of [...]

septiembre 26th, 2017|International Desk|Sin comentarios

María José Esteban participará en el Congreso Anual del IBA en Sídney

María José Esteban, socia de Bufete Escura, participará como ponente en el Congreso Anual de la Asociación Internacional de Abogados (IBA) en Sídney. Del 8 al 13 de Octubre de 2017, se celebrará  en Sídney el Congreso Anual de la Asociación Internacional de Abogados (IBA), organización líder mundial de profesionales del derecho internacional y asociaciones de abogados. La Dra. María José Esteban Ferrer, socia del Bufete Escura, participará como ponente en el [...]

New Guide for the citizen about the new European Regulation on Data Protection

Last May, 25th 2017, the Spanish Data Protection Agency (AGPD) published a document named “Data Protection: Guide for the citizen” which gathers in a practical way the necessary keys so that the citizens know what rights they have, how to exercise them and to know which duties have to be followed by those who process personal data. This Document was carried out as a response to the enquiry made by the citizens [...]

julio 13th, 2017|Circulares, International Desk|Sin comentarios

TaGLaw reunion in Barcelona for the Inta Congress

This week is taking place in Barcelona the Annual International Trademark Association Congress. Last night, Tuesday 23th, Bufete Escura, and some members of TaGLaw attended to a Cocktail in one of the famous buildings of Gaudí, Casa Batlló. There were ten members of Tag alliance, especially from United States, Switzerland, Denmark and Sweden. More than two hundred people attended this event during the Annual Meeting. Isern Patentes y Marcas, industrial and intellectual [...]

Welcome to TaGLaw members in Barcelona for the INTA Congress

Next week, takes place in Barcelona the Annual International Trademark Association Congress. Bufete Escura, member of TaGLaw is pleased to be the honor host for the members of TaGLaw who are coming to this event. INTA is the most important trademark association in the world and this year they organize their annual meeting in Barcelona, from May 20th to 24th. Seventeen members of TaGLaw have confirmed their presence in this Congress. Besides [...]

News on new general regulation on European Data Protection

The European Regulation on Data Protection unifies and modernizes European legislation regarding data protection, allowing citizens to have better control of their personal data and businesses to maximize the opportunities of a digital single market, reducing bureaucracy and benefiting of an increased consumer confidence. Next to this rule, the Directive (EU) 2016/680 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 (LAW 6638/2016) has been published. It is regarding [...]

septiembre 23rd, 2016|International Desk|Sin comentarios

Criminal liability of legal persons

On July 1st the "Organic Law 1/2015" of March 15th came into force in Spain and introduced changes in criminal liability of legal persons. The new Article 31bis is based on the guidelines given by the Italian Legislative Decree 231/2001, recognizing as grounds for excluding criminal responsibility the adoption of organizational models and management by the board, including surveillance and control measures. The requirements that the above models of organization and management [...]

mayo 9th, 2016|International Desk|Sin comentarios

The Real Estate sector is recovering thanks to foreign investment

In a Real Estate market like the Spanish one, which is protagonist of the deep economic recession that has lived since 2007, foreign investment is still key to the recovery of the Spanish Real Estate sector. Housing prices have remained stable in almost all European countries, including Spain, although prospects seem to be quite optimistic. Simon Durkin, head of Real Estate strategy in Europe for Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management, in an [...]

abril 12th, 2016|International Desk|Sin comentarios