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DIGITAL IDENTITY – AN INCOMPLETE CONCEPT

The evolution of trade, personal relationships and the interaction of citizens with the public administrations  over the last twenty years, has developed rapidly and has transformed the concept of personal identity. The identity of the person has traditionally been based upon the association of the individual with distinctive acts or signs of an analogical nature: in this way, an individual…

UNFAIR MORTGAGE OVERDRAFT CLAUSE

The purpose of this article is to analyse the content of the recent Supreme Court ruling dated 25th October 2019 (Supreme Court Judgment 566/19 of 25th October) concerning the abusive nature of a clause inserted in a mortgage loan contract, which establishes a commission in favour of the bank KUTXABANK S.A. of Euro 30, in cases of overdraft claims or…

ASSIGNMENT OF DISPUTED CREDIT

In this brief article, we shall take a look at the legal concept of disputed credit in the light of the recent judgment from the Supreme Court number 464/2019, dated 13th September, within the framework of a lawsuit claiming the recognition of the retrospective right over a disputed credit. Article 1535 of the Spanish Civil Code, with regard to the…

GRAPPLING WITH THE CONCEPT OF “TRANSFER” AND “TERMINATION CLAUSES” IN THE FOOTBALL LEAGUE

Recently, in September, the High Court of Justice of Madrid delivered judgment regarding the “Vitolo Case” – a dispute between Sevilla F.C. and Unión Deportiva Las Palmas, based upon the economic right of the latter regarding the transfer of the player Víctor Machín “Vitolo” of Sevilla F.C. to Atlético de Madrid in July 2017. The appeal filed by the Andalusian…

SEPARATION OF DIRECTORS: EXCLUSION FROM THE MEETING AGENDA

In resolution dated 23rd July 2019, the General Directorate of Registries and Notaries (GDRN) has issued its decision regarding an appeal filed against the refusal of the registrar of the commercial and moveable property registry number III of Malaga to register certain agreements taken by the general partners meeting of a company. Of particular interest is the agreement regarding the…