Law No. 148/2015 – Portuguese Official Gazette No. 176/2015, Series I of 09-09- 2015, entering into force on 01-01-2016

Amends Art. 413.2(a) of the Commercial Companies Code, setting out as limits: (i) Total balance sheet: €20,000.00; (ii) Total net sales and other income: €40,000.00; and (iii) Average number of employees during the period: 250.

Resolution of the Council of Ministers No. 150/2015 - Portuguese Official Gazette No. 250/2015, Series I of 23-12-2015

Creates a temporary project structure entitled Mission Structure for the Capitalisation of Companies, with the purpose of promoting greater capitalisation of Portuguese companies by strengthening their equity capital, thus reducing their level of debt.

Resolution of the Assembly of the Republic No. 145/2015 – Portuguese Official Gazette No. 252/2015, Series I of 28-12-2015

Recommends to the Government the revocation and reversion of the subconcessions of Metro do Porto, S.A. and Sociedade de Transportes Colectivos do Porto, S.A., with the consequent restoration of the legal conditions existing prior to the subconcession process.

Resolution of the Assembly of the Republic No. 146/2015 – Portuguese Official Gazette No. 252/2015, Series I of 28-12-2015

Recommends to the Government the annulment of the subconcession of the Companhia Carris de Ferro de Lisboa, S.A. (CARRIS, S.A.) and Metropolitano de Lisboa, E.P.E. (ML, E.P.E.), with the consequent restoration of the legal conditions existing prior to the subconcession process.

Resolution of the Assembly of the Republic No. 148/2015 – Portuguese Official Gazette No. 253/2015, Series I of 29-12-2015

Recommends to the Government the presentation to the Parliament, within one year, of a strategic document for the rail system that aims to promote the mobility of passengers and goods, which shall serve as the basis, as soon as feasibly possible, for a National Railway Plan with a view to the redevelopment and rehabilitation of the rail network, reflected in principles of sustainability, coordinating the various systems of transport and based on a networking model.