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WHAT HAS PRIORITY: THE CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER OF EVENTS OR THE REGISTRY RECORDS?

Pursuant to its decision of 18th January 2017, the Directorate General for Registers and Notaries of the Ministry of Justice (Dirección General de los Registros y del Notariado – “DGRN”) declared that when a company does not fulfil the obligation to register certain acts with the Commercial Registry when they are legally required to do so, it must bear the…

EVICTION PROCEEDINGS IN SPAIN

I. Introduction Currently, the rental market in Spain is on the rise, although it still remains one of the weakest in Western Europe, showing an unbalance between supply and demand. This article addresses those property owners (potential landlords) who are reluctant to rent their houses or premises, fearful of non-payment on the part of tenants (lessees) or of not recovering…

PROFIT SEEKING DOES NOT NECESSARILY EXCLUDE THE CONSUMER

Consumers and users benefit from a legal framework giving special protection aimed at compensating for their vulnerability in the legal system. In accordance with the Consolidated Text of the General Law for the Protection of Consumers and Users (Texto Refundido de la Ley General de Defensa de los Consumidores y Usuarios – “TRLGDCU”), they warrant such consideration and therefore this…

INTERNATIONAL JURISDICTION AND FORUM SHOPPING

On 10th January 2017 a judgment passed by the Supreme Court was published regarding international jurisdiction, which ratified a judgment passed by the Provincial Court of Alicante (which is the competent European Trademark court) against Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (better known as BMW) for engaging in a case of forum shopping or the election of the most convenient jurisdiction. The…