All about manuel olivencia award for good corporate governance

Posted on 16 July, 2018
The Cuatrecasas Foundation recently launched the Manuel Olivencia Award for Good Corporate Governance, which will reward specific actions and conducts that reflect the importance of corporate governance and transparent management in companies as key factors in generating value sustainably. The award is named after the late Mr. Manuel Olivencia, a distinguished lawyer, professor of commercial law at
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Not registering intellectual property rights: grounds for evading a contractual obligation

Posted on 29 June, 2018
Can designers be refused payment because they have not registered their intellectual property rights? Can liability be extended to a third party that has benefited from a breach of a primary contract? These are the two main issues that were resolved in Judgment 357/2018, of May 28, by the Provincial Court of Barcelona. The designer

The European Court of Justice sheds light on jurisdictional issues in antitrust damage claim cases

Posted on 17 July, 2018
On 5th of July 2018 the European Court of Justice (ECJ) handed down its preliminary ruling in proceedings between, on one hand, flyLAL-Lithuanian Airlines and, on the other hand, two Latvian companies Air Baltic airline and Riga Airport pending in front of the Court of Appeal of Lithuania. The judgement clarified interpretation of Art. 5(3)
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Brussels’ plans for digital platform workers

Posted on 9 July, 2018
In the throws of the legal debate about the classification of digital platform workers, the European Commission (EC) has just published a report titled “Platform Workers in Europe,” which includes the results of research work carried out by the Joint Research Centre, with the aim of making available quantitative data about this groups of workers
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FINANCIAL SUPPORT AND PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL EMPLOYMENT-RELATED ISSUES

Posted on 23 March, 2018
On January 12, 2018, Royal Decree 2/2018 was approved, under which professional football entities and clubs participating in La Liga (the top professional association football division of the Spanish football league system) must meet financial obligations proportionate to the income earned from selling audiovisual rights.