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The Law on Business Secrets

On February 8, 2018, the Ministry of Justice of Spain published the Draft Law on Business Secrets, a law included in the 2018 Annual Regulatory Plan. This law will transpose EU Directive 2016/943 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8 June 2016 on the protection of undisclosed know-how and business information. According to the explanatory memorandum of…

ATTENDANCE OF THE ANNUAL MEETING AND VOTATION BY VIDEO CONFERENCE

We very often find that Spanish companies whose shareholders – and even the directors – have other nationalities and/or reside in different places, far from the corporate domicile. It is of special interest to anticipate such cases and to establish in the bylaws the possibility of attending general meetings -and board of directors’ meetings, where applicable- by means of remote…

The right of a minority shareholder to request the appointment of an auditor

Article 265.2 of the Spanish Capital Companies Act (Ley de Sociedades de Capital – “LSC”) establishes that, in companies with no obligation to submit their annual accounts to verification by an auditor, the shareholders who represent at least five per cent of the share capital may request the registrar of the Commercial Registry to appoint an accounts auditor to carry…