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The remuneration of CEOs and Executives of unlisted companies under the Judgment of the Spanish High Court on the February 16th, 2018.

The High Court maintains that the solution proposed by the majority doctrine and the General Directorate of Registries and Notaries (DGRN) leads to a result of absolute lack of transparency, since the most important remunerations, such as those of the Chief Executive Officer, come from the knowledge of the partners and the decision-making power of the General Meeting, to be attributed to the Board of Directors. In this judgment the High Court [...]

2018-04-16T17:10:35+00:00 April 16th, 2018|International Desk|0 Comments

New classification of countries in terms of financial transparency

Regularly, several international organizations evaluate the degree of fiscal transparency of various States in order to classify them in order to assess the convenience of investing in each State. These organizations include the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF), which is an international intergovernmental organization created in 1989 to promote a regulatory framework for the prevention of money laundering, as well as the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). In [...]

2018-04-13T18:40:55+00:00 April 13th, 2018|International Desk|0 Comments

Bufete Escura participates in the Bilennial IBA Latin American Regional Forum Conference in Mexico

María José Esteban and Fernando Escura, partners of Bufete Escura, participate in the Biennial Congress of the International Bar Association (IBA) in Mexico, held from March 14th to 16th. The main theme of the Congress was the role of lawyers, especially in Latin America. Among the conferences, it is worth highlighting the one made by Maria José Esteban on the future of the legal profession and legal services. In this session also [...]

2018-03-21T09:40:35+00:00 March 21st, 2018|International Desk|0 Comments

Spanish Golden Visa

In 2013, Spain introduces the Law 14/2013, of September 27th, on support for entrepreneurs. This law enables non-European nationals to obtain qualified residency permits in return for investing in Spain, becoming this authorization popularly known as the Spanish Golden Visa. Bufete Escura has a specialised professional team which provides advice on real estate and investment matters and on the whole processing of Golden Visa. Due that Bufete Escura has received many inquiries [...]

2018-03-19T09:28:17+00:00 March 19th, 2018|International Desk|0 Comments

The International Obligation to Have a Compliance Program

The liability of legal entity for offences committed in their organizational context and for their benefit is a reality in a growing number of countries. In fact, most European states have internal regulations in this area that adapt the various existing EU Directives. However, the domestic law of each State means that there are some variations from one legal system to another. For example, in certain countries (for example, in Portugal) there [...]

2018-03-02T10:55:15+00:00 March 1st, 2018|International Desk|0 Comments

Power of Attorney granted by a Foreign Public Notary

The effects and validity of the powers of attorney granted abroad for the conduct of legal businesses in Spain still representing a continuous conflict between the public notaries and the registrars. In order to guarantee the validity of the representation alleged by a power of attorney, it must be apostilled in accordance with the Hague Convention of 5th October 1961 and, where appropriate, be translated. Additionally it must accomplish with the requirements [...]

2018-04-13T18:24:24+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|International Desk|0 Comments

Fernando Escura member of the International Bar Association (IBA)

Fernando Escura becomes a member of the International Bar Association (IBA). The IBA is the world’s leading organization of international law practitioners, bar associations and law societies. This international organization integrates more than 190 bar associations and covers more than 160 countries. Fernando Escura, Partner Director of Bufete Escura, becomes a member of the Academic and Professional Development committees; Corporate Law and mergers; the European Regional Forum; the Institute of Human Rights of IBA [...]

2018-01-31T10:15:22+00:00 January 31st, 2018|International Desk|0 Comments

Criminal Liability of Legal Entities: Case of Transnationality

Due to the importance of the issue of the Corporate Criminal Compliance at both national and international level, Bufete Escura has prepared and article in order to inform about the criminal liability of legal entities which is generating a growing jurisprudential body that develops the legal provisions in this regard, since these are not always sufficient to answer all the questions that arise. Hereby, Bufete Escura analyses the case of transnationality under [...]

2017-12-20T16:55:12+00:00 December 20th, 2017|International Desk|0 Comments