A first look at FIDIC contracts and coronavirus

Posted on 4 May, 2020
There is no doubt that one of the sectors worst hit by COVID-19 is construction, irrespective of the country where the project is executed. In the case of projects in which the FIDIC Conditions (the “Conditions”) apply, it is important to be familiar with certain clauses to understand the possible consequences of the pandemic for
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Mobile apps controlling access to public spaces due to COVID-19 AEPD recommendations

Posted on 1 July, 2020
As a result of the “Plan for Transition to a New Normal” or the “De-escalation Plan,” as it is known, development of mobile applications aiming to check compliance with measures on security, social distancing, capacity restriction and hygiene to control the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated. We are talking about applications such as those for bookings

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Posted on 11 June, 2020

COVID-19 and State aid: Regulation or flexibility? The North-South conflict and the common European project

Posted on 8 June, 2020
With the COVID-19 crisis causing ravages in the economy of all Member States, state financial support is essential. the European Commission seems to have learned some lessons from the 2008 crisis and is rapidly and directly addressing both, Member States’ requests for authorisation for the granting of State aids and guidance and regulatory needs of

Update of social security business benefits applicable in the COVID-19 crisis: new exemptions scheme

Posted on 26 May, 2020
After approval of Royal Decree-Law 18/2020 on May 12, the instruments available to companies to reduce their immediate social security cost and minimize the economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis on them have been updated (see our Legal Flash here).

Spanish Football Federation brings non-professional competitions to end

Posted on 11 May, 2020
As explained in this blog a few weeks ago, and in light of the exceptional circumstances, the Spanish Football Federation (“RFEF”) proposes to end non-professional competitions (Second Division B, Third Division, statewide women’s competitions, indoor football and national youth categories) without relegations. The RFEF is considering an express promotion mechanism using a single-match play-off system
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Preparation and deposit of financial statements of security issuers in European Single Electronic Format

Posted on 26 May, 2020
The Association of Registrars, the Institute of Accounting and Auditing, and the Spanish Securities Exchange Commission have issued a joint statement on security issuers’ new obligation to prepare and submit their annual financial report in European Single Electronic Format.