Nadja Vietz

Nadja focuses on assisting American and European companies in their foreign direct investments into Spain and Germany and on assisting European companies with their foreign direct investment into the United States.

Will Your U.S. Judgment Be Enforced Abroad?

Will Your U.S. Judgment Be Enforced Abroad?

My law firm is frequently contacted by U.S. lawyers with judgments they are seeking to enforce overseas. The lawyer is seeking our assistance to enforce its U.S. court judgment against a foreign company that did business with the lawyer’s U.S.-based client. The procedural history is nearly always the same. The litigator served the defendant and,

So, You’re Thinking of Moving to Spain … Here’s What You Need to Know About Spain’s Golden Visa

What You Need to Know About Spain’s Golden Visa

Co-Authors: Nadja Vietz + Pina Espinoza A few months ago, we reconnected with an American entrepreneur friend who has lived in Asia forever. In Hong Kong, actually, and he has been politically active there, so for reasons that will be clear to you if you follow the news, he’s in the process of moving. Spain

Seizure and Sale of Debtor’s Shares in Spain

Seizure and Sale of Debtor’s Shares in Spain

Creditors seeking to collect judicial debts from Spanish companies often neglect an effective enforcement measure: the seizure (or attachment) of shares. The attachment of a debtor’s shares can be claimed in Spain with an enforcement action. (See Litigation in Spain.) When the judge issues the enforcement order, the judicial officer orders the seizure of the

Spain foreign direct investment (FDI)

Spain Foreign Direct Investment

Spain foreign direct investment (FDI) just became a bit more complicated. By means of a series of emergency decrees the legislature significantly limited the original principle of liberal investment politics in Spain just before summer. Recently, new restrictions entered into force. In Royal Decree-Law 34/2020, of 17 November, effective 19 November, the Spanish government yet

Spain Golden Visas

Spain Golden Visas

In September 2013, the Spanish parliament approved a new law allowing non-EU investors to apply for a Spanish residence permit and by extension for a Schengen visa. The objective of the law is to attract entrepreneurs to Spain and to stimulate foreign investment in Spanish real estate, public debt, and job creation.  What this all

Money Laundering Prevention Undermines Spanish Corporate Law

Money Laundering Prevention Undermines Spanish Corporate Law

If you consider putting down roots in Spain, either by opening your own local business or entering into contracts for which you need a Spanish tax ID or bank account, you will also need to deal with extremely strict anti-money laundering rules. Most of our foreign clients are not aware of the transparency that is