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THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION AWARD REGARDING THE REFORM IN THE PHOTOVOLTAIC FIELD: IN FAVOUR OF THE KINGDOM OF SPAIN

This week, the first-ever international arbitration award issued with reference to the 2010 reforms by the Spanish Government in the field of photovoltaic energy have been published, which have led to the interposition of arbitration claims against the Kingdom of Spain by manifold affected foreign investors, under the Energy Charter Treaty (hereinafter, “ECT”). The Arbitral Tribunal dismisses the complaint and…

CANCELLING ENTRIES IN THE MERCANTILE REGISTRY

The principle of legitimacy requires that deeds to be registered at the Companies Registry are subject to previous examination, verification and qualification in order to prevent the official register publication from supporting deeds that are not perfect and valid. Such precaution guarantees the content of the deeds and justifies the attribution of the so called positive effects of the official…

CAN A COMPANY NOT REGISTERED IN THE MERCANTILE REGISTRY SUBMIT ITS ANNUAL ACCOUNTS?

With this thought, we want to highlight one of the latest resolutions issued by the Directorate General for Registries and Notaries (hereinafter DGRN) whose purpose it is to solve the question raised above. The case which generated the declaration of the DGRN was based on the refusal of the Registrar to register the annual accounts as requested by the company…

NEW TRADE MARK DIRECTIVE

Almost unperceived, right before the holiday season, the new Directive (EU) 2015/2436 of the European Parliament and of the Council, to approximate the laws of the Member States relating to trade marks (“New Directive on Trade Marks”), was published on 23rd December 2015. It is a recasting exercise, bringing in some modifications of the previous Directive (2008/95/EC), which has been…