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

How to Set Up a Spain Company FAST

How to Set Up a Spain Company FAST

We talked here about the pros and cons of setting up a Spanish subsidiary instead of just opening a branch office. Once you have made up your mind to form a subsidiary in Spain to run your local activities, you might find you need to get that project started faster than you predicted. Your new

Investing in Spain Real Estate

Investing in Spain Real Estate as a Foreign Investor: The Video

For anyone who was unable to join our October 28th webinar, Investing in Spain Real Estate as a Foreign Investor, we’ve got you covered! Below, please find the full presentation for your viewing pleasure. Stay up to date on real estate investments by following The HB Blog.

The Burdens on Spain's Immigrant Laborers

The Burdens on Spain’s Immigrant Laborers

During the summer of 2015, I found myself in the small town of Vic, Spain, located about an hour north of Barcelona in the foothills of the Pyrenees Mountains. Though Vic has many sights worth seeing including Roman ruins and a large central plaza, I spent most of my time in a part of town

Doing Business in Spain Webinar

Doing Business in Spain: The Webinar Video Replay

For anyone who was not able to join last week’s Investing and Doing Business in Spain: A Legal Perspective webinar, we’ve got you covered! Below, please find the full webinar. The visual presentations for this webinar can be found below: Investing and Doing Business in Spain: A Legal Perspective Managing Distribution Channels in Spain Foreign

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

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

What to Know if You’re Thinking About Buying Property in Spain

Seven Tips for Buying Real Estate in Spain

By Steven Rudmann + Nadja Vietz It is a great time to acquire vacation property in Spain, but important to thoroughly understand the legal and tax implications. In early 2020, market prices for vacation properties in Spain were rising, as they steadily had been since 2015. Then in March, COVID-19 hit the country hard. A long lockdown followed,

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

Andrés Monereo Velasco

Andrés Monereo Velasco, Founding Partner of Monereo Meyer Abogados

We are deeply saddened by the sudden passing of our dear friend and colleague Andrés Monereo Velasco. Andrés was a founding partner of Monereo Meyer Abogados, a leading law firm for international clients doing business in Spain and our affiliated law firm in that country. Andrés was born in Madrid in 1961 and he obtained