Marti & Associats
A big step forward has been taken regarding whistleblowers protection. It will undoubtedly make the complaint channel more effective that must be included in all compliance programs.
Andersen Tax & Legal
On 9 November 2017, the Official State Gazette published Law 9/2017, of 8 November, on Public Sector Contracts, transposing the European Parliament ...
President Trump's ‘Buy American, Hire American' policy not expected to restrict Spanish companies' ability to win infrastructure development contracts
There have been significant legislative developments in the Spanish judicial system over the last few years. These developments began with the enactment of the Civil Procedure Act 7/2000, of 2000, which entered into force in 2001, repealing the old Civil Procedure Act of 1881.
On March 15, 2004, Law Nos. 10,847 and 10,848 were enacted establishing the guidelines for the "New Regulations on the Electrical Energy Sector" (the "New Regulations"). The New Regulations are intended to provide incentives to both private and public entities in order to maintain sufficient output capacity to guarantee electricity supply to the whole of Brazil and at the same time providing reasonable consumer rates through competitive electricity bidding processes.
On July 5, 2003, Law 19/2003 on the legal system governing capital movements and financial transactions with other countries and on certain measures for preventing money laundering (the "Law") was published in the Official Gazette.