Arbitration is increasing “across the board”, says Gonzalo Stampa, Founding Partner of Stampa Abogados in Madrid, which recently incorporated Juan Blanco as a Partner to reinforce the arbitration and litigation practice.
The IP department at Madrid firm Suárez de la Dehesa, specialising in IP, audiovisual law and entertainment law, is currently very active in audiovisual production and distribution, both cinema and television, and cinema law and videogames, says José Antonio Suárez, co-Managing Partner of Suárez de la Dehesa.
In 1930, John Maynard Keynes said that, at the beginning of the 21st century, we would work around 15 to 21 hours per week and we would live on half of our actual income. Therefore, we would not have any economic worries. Well, we are now in 2012, and it is precisely ‘economic worries’ that […]
Directive 2009/31/EC was recently enacted into Portuguese law by Decree-Law nr. 60/2012, of March 14th, 2012, which established the legal regime on the geological storage of carbon dioxide (CO2) and entered into force on March 15th, 2012.
Portugal is seen as having one of the most rigid European legislations on labour and employment, something that is often used as an excuse for the country’s lack of competitiveness.Portugal’s bailout has brought with it some demands by the so-called ‘Troika’ with which it must comply. These are aimed at enabling the country to increase […]
Life insurance is usually bought to transfer risk from an individual to a pool, and therefore protect against untoward incidents and to provide for monetary compensation to the individual’s family. The investment risk in a traditional life insurance policy is borne by the life insurance company. The insurance sector, however, has evolved over the past […]
In these extremely competitive times, one has to find a way to stand out from the crowd in order to survive in the legal profession. As it is currently much harder to secure a training contract or a position in a leading law firm, students and graduates are finding ways to differentiate themselves from the […]
The IV International Moot Court Competition Arbitration and Commercial Law competition took place in Madrid in June. Moot Madrid is organized by the University Carlos III of Madrid and United Nations Commission on International Trade Law. The final of the Spanish speaking Moot Court included students from the University of Versailles and the University Carlos […]