THE collapse of Continental Wealth Management, an Alicante-based advisory firm, has left tens - possibly hundreds - of investors worried sick. CWM was not...
After two banks have moved their HQ's out of Barcelona leading Spanish lawyer Antonio Flores examines the knock-on effects of the political unrest occurring in Catalunya.
ACCORDING to the General Council of Notaries, these highly qualified professionals fulfill an essential part of the judicial life of this country by bringing...
ALERTED by groups of neighbours suffering from a small number of establishments throwing endless daytime parties with blasting music, Spanish national TV press has...
THE ruling of this topic goes to show how can a case -otherwise strong- go horribly wrong for a client and subsequently his lawyer....
BACK in 1993, the London-based IBCA rating company, later absorbed by Fitch Ratings Inc., hailed Banco Popular as the most profitable bank in the...
EIC network has dug into hundreds of thousands of documents that show that Malta operates a tax system where companies pay the lowest tax on profits in the EU
They are legal documents which allow anyone aged 21 or over ('donor') to appoint one or more people (‘donee’) to act on their behalf as proxy decision maker in the event of lost mental capacity
Columnist Antonio Flores explains why many off-plan buyers are finding that there is now a market to sell on their contracts before they get the keys to the properties.
"Fines for not declaring rented income range from 50% to 150% of the unpaid tax"
SPAIN'S federalization process has added layers and layers of bureaucracy to everyday living
The abusive nature of these contractual clauses, which makes them void, stems from the description made by the Supreme Court
Certain obligations must be fulfilled
The effects of Brexit appear to have reached some Spanish government offices, including some courts of law
To celebrate with the Olive Press special tenth anniversary, Antonio Flores of Lawbird picks out his Top Ten Legal cases
The laws differ between Spain and the UK
Real estate agents should serve a minimum of two years in prison for defrauding both buyers and sellers
The activities of a squatter are not protected by the law
IN our previous column, we discussed a number of “law” urban legends believed by both expats and locals. Here we discuss a few more: Squatters...
From public nudity to insurance for red cars
Grounds for divorce differ in Spain to the UK
It's the first case of its kind
Are you legally required to speak Spanish?
Columnist Antonio Flores' advice on renting foreclosed properties
How to put your property in the best position
100,000 British investors could be in line for a payout