startups

Thirty legislative proposals to promote Spanish Startup Ecosystem

Posted on 18 March, 2019
The secretary of state for digital advancement is preparing the draft bill of the Act to promote the startup ecosystem. To do so, it has opened a consultation for submissions of proposals to boost the startup ecosystem, with the goal of making Spain an “entrepreneurial nation” at the cutting edge of European business, job creation
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SPANISH TRADE SECRETS ACT PUBLISHED IN OFFICIAL GAZETTE OF SPANISH STATE

Posted on 21 February, 2019
On February 21, 2019, Act 1/2019 of February 20 on Trade Secrets was published in the Official Gazette of the Spanish State, to come into force 20 days later. As we have already discussed on the blog, the purpose of the act is to transpose Directive (EU) 2016/943 on the protection of undisclosed know-how and
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SEVERE SETBACK FOR COMMISSION: CJEU UPHOLDS BLOCK ON UPS/TNC DEAL FOR VIOLATING RIGHT OF DEFENSE

Posted on 2 April, 2019
The Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) has upheld the General Court’s ruling that annulled, due to violating the right of defense, the decision by the European Commission (“EC”) to block the merger of United Parcel Services, Inc. (“UPS”) and TNT Express (“TNT”). The ruling upheld that the EC cannot make a merger

All European Union employers must register their workers’ daily working time

Posted on 15 May, 2019
On May 14, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled (Case C-55/18) that all Member States must require employers to set up an objective, reliable and accessible system registering the effective daily working time per worker.

UEFA loses copyright match

Posted on 22 October, 2018
The logo of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), consisting of a series of black stars on a white background forming the shape of a football, is unquestionably one of the most representative icons of European football and indeed football worldwide.