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ARE YOU A CREDITOR OF A COMPANY IN INSOLVENCY PROCEEDINGS? THESE ARE SOME OF THE ASPECTS TO BE CONSIDERED

A company is insolvent if it is unable to regularly fulfil its economic obligations. The direct consequence is that the company must file for insolvency within two months following the date upon which it was aware or may have been aware of its insolvent status. If the company does not file for insolvency before the abovementioned deadline, the insolvency proceedings…

CROWDFUNDING IN SPAIN

Law 5/2015 of 27th April on the development of business financing, was published in the Spanish Official State Gazette (BOE) on 28th April 2015, and included amongst other items the legal framework applicable to participative financing, also known as crowdfunding platforms. This law is preceded by the draft bill commented upon in the articles “Draft bill for the promotion of…

THE COMMUNITY PATENT GOES AHEAD WITHOUT SPAIN

The unitary European patent system (“community patent”) is a new simplified system of protection for inventions within the scope of the countries signatory to the European Patent Convention. The characteristic features thereof are mainly the uniform protection of a single patent in the whole of the Community territory and the establishment of one special court in this field. The current…

FOOTBALL AND BROADCASTING RIGHTS

Royal Decree Law 5/5015 passed on 30th April 2015 introduces a new legal framework for the trading of exploitation rights of audiovisual content of professional football competitions. The government justifies the introduction of this regulation because of the financial and entrepreneurial dimension that modern football has taken on and also because of the social impact of the sport. The explanatory…