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INTERNATIONAL PURCHASE AND SALE OF GOODS. “REASONABLE” TERM FOR BUYER TO STATE NON-CONFORMITY. VIENNA CONVENTION

Often, the purchase and sale of goods has an international nature, and it is also common for it to take place in a dynamic manner, without any framework supply contract and with minimal documentary support in which the law applicable to the transaction is provided for. The lack of contractual regulation leads us to consider what is the applicable rule…

ON-LINE INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION ¿HYPOTHESIS OR REALITY?

In this brief note we shall revise how the principal arbitration institutions have reacted to the COVID-19 pandemic, and we shall consider whether the measures adopted are here to stay. The matter of remote or on-line arbitration is an issue that has been analysed for several years now in forums in the arbitration community. In a survey regarding the evolution…

SANCTIONS FOR THE IMPROPER USE OF COOKIES

Currently, the Spanish Data Protection Agency (Agencia Española de Protección de Datos – AEPD) is particularly interested in regularising the massive non-fulfilment of the data protection regulations regarding the use of cookies on websites. Specifically, in pursuing those website owners who do not appropriately regulate the operation of the sites, and consequently fining them. Along these lines, a resolution was…

LIFTING OF THE RESTRICTION ON NON-ESSENTIAL TRAVEL TO THE UE

On 30th June 2020, the European Council adopted a recommendation regarding the temporary restriction on non-essential travel to the EU and the possible lifting of said restriction (the “Recommendation”). Since 17th March 2020, when the heads of State or Government of the EU agreed to implement the temporary restriction on all non-essential travel from third countries to the UE, the…