The Portuguese economy is facing difficulties derived from its consecutive and excessive budgetary deficits and the constraints imposed by the bailout from the IMF, EU Commission and European Central Bank (ECB).
On May 11th, 2012, the Spanish Government submitted a draft bill that, once enacted, will modify the existing Law of Urban Leases (LAU) with the main objectives of increasing flexibility and promoting the housing rental market in Spain. However, the measures to be implemented will not apply to contracts signed prior to the entry into […]
The European Parliament and Council have finally approved the common rules on short selling and credit default swaps: Regulation (EU) No 236/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of March 14th, 2012.
Since 2008, financial regulation is materially affecting banking sector globally, and Spain is not isolated from this trend.
In-house Counsel are having to work twice as hard for the same contracts, and being asked to do more with less, says Ramón Novo Cabrera
The crisis is a very difficult challenge, says Bruno Santos de Jesus, but some external law firms don’t seem to realise the changing demands being placed on their clients
Crossing from private practice to in-house is a well proven path. However, moves in the opposite direction have not always been as successful. The advantage for Gonzalo Jiménez-Blanco, Managing Partner of Ashurst Spain and Head of its International Finance Practice, is that he knows a thing or two about what in-house counsel want from their […]