Does the Uber ruling affect online platforms for the sale and/or rental of real estate in Spain?

The recent Preliminary Ruling of 20th December 2017 from the EUCJ (European Union Court of Justice) raises the question of whether the solution of the European court can be applied to other online platforms that intervene in different markets, specifically in the real estate market for the sale and … [Read more...]

Spain’s IRPH Mortgages to be revised by Europe?

Clients with mortgages linked to the IRPH index in Spain aim to refer their case to the European courts. They have been encouraged by the vote of two Supreme Court Magistrates who believe that the clause does not meet the required transparency control. On November 22, Spain’s Supreme Court ruled … [Read more...]

Costaluz won 42 times against banks so far in 2017

CITY COURT BANK / INSURER PROMOTOR DEVELOPMENT ORIHUELA P1 SGR, BBVA, BANCO SABADELL HERRADA DEL TOLLO S.L. SANTA ANA DEL MONTE GRANADA P2 BANCO SABADELL RUDINA MIRADOR DE IZNALLOZ ELCHE P1 BBVA (CATALUNYA BANC SA) BRONCHO PROMOCIONES LA TERCIA … [Read more...]

Taramundi: One of the Nicer Villages in Spain

The past weekend, I listened, on the radio, talking about one of the nicer villages in Spain: Taramundi. Taramundi Taramundi is a Council of the Autonomous Community of the Principality of Asturias. In addition, its town is the capital. From the geological point of view, the territory of … [Read more...]

Are drones allowed for commercial uses in Spain?

Are drones allowed for commercial use in Spain? This matter is regulated by the Royal Decree-Law 8/2014 on Air Navigation and Law 18/2014, of 15 October, approving urgent measures for growth, competitiveness and efficiency. Article 50 of that Law establishes provisions relating to civil … [Read more...]

Law 57/68 explained by Keith Rule

A very good explanation of Law 57/68 by Keith Rule. LEY 57/1968 - AN EXPLANATION LEY 57/1968 is a short but very important Law which was implemented in the Public Interest on 27 July 1968 specifically to safeguard purchasers deposits paid in good faith to developers for off-plan … [Read more...]

No occupation license and cancellation?

As a continuation of previous post: Seems to me that these Supreme Court Decissions, as a matter of fact, make those 57/68 rights weaker. Again, I can understand that there are different levels of breaches and that because of that different level of measures/ consequences need to arise but, … [Read more...]

Precontract of property purchase Spain

You are negotiating the purchase of a property and suddenly, the buyer choses to sell it to someone else. Is there anything I can do? It depends: a) If you did not agree on property and price nor set a day for signing the contract. There is not much you can do unless you can proof clear … [Read more...]

Spanish judges in UK and US

The Council of Ministers in Spain , at the proposal of  Minister of Justice , Alberto Ruiz- Gallardón, has decided to  strengthen presence of our Judicial body in the international arena with the appointment of a liaison magistrate in London to act before the judicial authorities of the United … [Read more...]

Spain wins for work-family balance

Spain rates extraordinary well on family-work balance at recent OCDE report If you are curious, read and tell us what you … [Read more...]

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