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Spanish Corporate-Real Estate Legal Update nº 31. July 2016: The Supreme Court Rates a Credit as Subordinated Because the Creditor Is a Company Belonging to the Insolvent Company’s Group
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Spain
  • July 6 2016

In this judgment the Supreme Court issues a decision on the determination of the concept "group of companies" in the arrangement of creditors of a


Spanish Corporate-Real Estate Legal Update nº 31. July 2016: The Supreme Court Analyses the Criminal Liability of Legal Persons in a Case of Real Estate Fraud
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Spain
  • July 6 2016

In this case the Supreme Court mainly decides on the criminal liability of legal persons following the reform of the Criminal Code, in an endeavour


Spanish Corporate-Real Estate Legal Update nº 31. July 2016: Banks Must Refund Home Buyers’ Advance Payments on Unfinished Developments in Spain
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Spain
  • July 6 2016

Prior to the economic crisis that hit Europe, many people in Spain purchased properties off-plan (developments not yet built) and handed the


Spanish Corporate-Real Estate Legal Update nº 31. July 2016: Determination of the Moment at Which Director Liability Arises for Corporate Debts in the Event of Company Insolvency
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Spain
  • July 6 2016

The judgment of the Supreme Court analyses the objective scope of extension of the liability for obligations and debts for which, as appropriate, the


Spanish Corporate-Real Estate Legal Update nº 31. July 2016: The Constitutional Court Removes Commercial Restrictions in Catalonia
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Spain
  • July 6 2016

In a recent judgment, the Constitutional Court has declared the unconstitutionality of Transitory Provision 8 of Act 22014 on tax, administrative


Spanish Corporate-Real Estate Legal Update nº 31. July 2016: The Supreme Court Establishes the Maximum Default Interest Rate in Mortgage Loans
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • European Union, Spain
  • July 6 2016

By means of this judgment the Supreme Court determines the unfair nature of clauses that establish disproportionate default interest in mortgage


Liability of Credit Institutions Allowing Homebuyers to Pay Funds Other Than Into a Special Insured Account Set Up By the Developer
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Spain
  • March 18 2016

The Supreme Court has established a new legal doctrine on the liability of credit institutions that allows funds to be paid into home developers'


Liability of a Company's Director for Transferring the Company's Client Portfolio to Another Company Belonging to the Same Group
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Spain
  • March 18 2016

The Supreme Court has issued a ruling in regard to the appeal filed by the director of a company who had been sentenced by the Barcelona Provincial


The Supreme Court Issues Its First Ruling on the Criminal Liability of Legal Entities
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Spain
  • March 18 2016

Pursuant to the appeal filed by several companies, the Supreme Court has issued its first ruling in regard to the criminal liability of legal


Waste Collection Tax is Considered Part of Rent Amounts for the Purpose of Contract Termination Due to Non-Payment
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Spain
  • March 18 2016

Ruling 7492015 confirms an earlier ruling issued by the Barcelona Provincial Court, in favour of the plaintiff and lessor, decreeing the termination