Entries by Giménez Torres Abogados

Publication of the Whistleblowing Channel Law

Last Tuesday, 21st February 2023, the Law 2/2023, of 20 February, was published in the Official State Gazette (BOE) as a transposition of the Whistleblowing Directive, which regulates the protection at EU level of persons who report breaches of EU Law. The Law will enter into force 20 days after its publication in the Official […]

LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT NEWSLETTER. July 2022

I. Legislative News The Spanish Parliament passed Law 15/2022, of 12 July, on equality of treatment and non-discrimination. The Spanish Parliament has approved Law 15/2022, comprehensive for equal treatment and non-discrimination, which establishes a heterogeneous and transversal set of measures to guarantee real and effective equality and the prohibition of discrimination. In this sense, in […]

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Multilaw lawyers present at Hitachi Energy Roundtable Event

Hitachi Energy organized a round table with customers on 7 April to discuss current world events and their possible impact on the company. Ignacio Guillén, from Giménez Torres Abogados, spoke alongside Sven Hoffmann, from Heussen, Germany; David Gu, from JunHe, China; and Philip D’Costa, from Penningtons Manches Cooper, UK, reaching a hearing of 70 Multilaw […]

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FIRST COURT DECISION IN SPAIN TO APPLY THE REBUS SIC STANTIBUS CLAUSE WITH REGARD TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

On 25 September 2020 the First Instance Court No. 81 of Madrid passed a judgment adopting precautionary measures in application of the rebus sic stantibus clause. The doctrine of the rebus sic stantibus clause is a reasonable theoretical construction from an equity point of view but devoid of regulation. It is, above all, a clause […]

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ABOUT THE LIFTING OF THE SUSPENSION OF PROCEDURAL, SUBSTANTIVE AND ADMINISTRATIVE DEADLINES STABLISHED BY THE DECLARATION OF THE STATE OF ALARM

1. Background On March 14, the Spanish Government approved the declaration of the state of alarm to deal with the health emergency caused by COVID-19 in Spain, through Royal Decree 463/2020. This Royal Decree established “the suspension and interruption of procedural periods“, that specified that their calculation “shall continue at the moment the Royal Decree […]

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NOTES ON ROYAL DECREE-LAW 16/2020, OF 28 APRIL, REGARDING PROCEDURAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL MEASURES TO PREVENT COVID-19 IN THE AREA OF THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE

On April 28, 2020, the first procedural reform was made to meet the challenge posed by COVID-19 to the Administration of Justice. To this end, the Royal Decree-Law is divided into three chapters; the first dedicated to procedural measures; the second with regard to measures in the field of bankruptcy and corporate; and the third […]

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RECOVERABLE PAID LEAVE

Last Sunday, 29 March, Royal Decree-Law 10/2020 was published in the Official State Gazette – which came into force on the same day – and a few hours later Order SND/307/2020, 30 March, was also published, establishing the interpretative criteria for the application of Royal Decree-Law 10/2020, 29 March, and the model of responsible declaration to facilitate the necessary travels from the place of residence and the place of work.