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

EASA publishes its best practice recommendation on influencer marketing

Posted on 14 February, 2019
The fast-paced evolution of technologies and the development of digital platforms have led to new forms of advertising, such as the marketing of products and services through the profiles of social media influencers. The lack of specific regulation in this area has caused multiple unknowns, mainly concerning whether such content should be considered advertising. Until

Broccoli, Tomatoes and Peppers

Posted on 6 February, 2019

CETA: AG Bot opinion finds dispute resolution mechanism compatible with EU law

Posted on 11 February, 2019
On January 29, 2019, Advocate General Bot issued an opinion on the compatibility of the dispute resolution mechanism established in the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) signed between Canada, the European Union and its Member States with EU Law. CETA has not officially entered into force but has been partially provisionally applied since September
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Spain recognizes workers’ right to digital disconnection

Posted on 24 January, 2019
On December 7, the Spanish Act on Data Protection and Guarantee of Digital Rights came into force and, in addition to other employment-related matters, it legally recognizes (for the first time in Spain) what is known as the right to digital disconnection within the scope of the employment relationship (article 88). It is certainly a

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.