Over the past 15 years, the growing presence of international companies demanding secure instruments as part of their investments has forced Spanish courts to react quickly and incorporate concepts from the English-speaking world to compensate for the limitations of the traditional approach.
Global and Business Law
Reena Sengupta, founder and managing director of RSG Consulting, believes in harnessing the power of digital transformation and diversity in today’s legal world.
Self-motivation lets you make the most of your emotions in order to set and achieve your goals, apply your strengths to overcome complicated situations, and continue to grow.
Personality studies of lawyers tend to find low sociability as a predominant character trait, which is associated with limited empathy skills.
Clearly expressing your opinions and what you want to communicate, utilizing all the tools at your disposal, will strengthen your standing and lend more consistency to what you say and convey.
A truly useful classification system tells us whether or not emotions are adaptive and what to do with them.
In the first webinar of the IE Private Law Series, Dr. Evelyn Terryn explored how consumer law may be reinvented in order to achieve a more sustainable planet. Learn more about her research, possible solutions and conclusions.
Soledad Atienza recognizes the opportunities for the future of legal education and the profession.
The emergence of Spanish legal clinics with a focus on transactional lawyering is having a positive effect on the development of law students.
Legal professionals find themselves having to adapt to a new virtual work environment
The European Union has created a host of EU laws, but appears to be have been late in realizing the fundamental importance of an independent judiciary.
If the old competition rulebook has weathered the storm of digital economy so far, blockchain may pose too much of a challenge: it may bring a change of incentives that at least calls for more flexible and cooperative enforcement, albeit perhaps not a complete paradigm shift.
Screening requirements introduced by the Government as a reaction to the financial crisis prompted by the COVID19 pandemic are framed on too broad terms capturing too many transactions in too many sectors and this will deter foreign investments in Spain
Learning from the story of a wine family that decided to hire sharecroppers as employees, a new article depicts the employment relationship as a flexible instrument, capable of adapting to the changing nature of hyper-digitized labor markets.
Though globalization is a commercial reality, much law remains national. In order to give good guidance, all global lawyers must be trained in comparative law.
Patents are playing, and will continue to play, a key role in the COVID-19 plight.
More and more employees are working remotely by the day. Against this backdrop, companies need to take the utmost care to protect employees and confidential company information. What are the IT and legal risks companies face as workers go remote?
The current global health crisis is a unique opportunity to ‘recondition’ the system to better reflect the increased global interconnectedness of people, organisations and states across the world.
Around the world governments are adopting broad-ranging powers to battle COVID-19. But what will these powers mean for our democratic societies once the pandemic is over?
In times of emergency, constitutions, like materials, need to tolerate stress in order to avoid fracture. Brace and show resilience—the sun will set on such emergency measures sooner or later.
As the coronavirus spreads across the world, institutions and companies are promoting smart working and remote activities as measures to mitigate the risks connected with the rapidly spreading disease. Will this flexible arrangement be adopted in modern workplaces beyond the emergency?
The idea of going alternative is replacing everything that is traditional. In the next future, will Alternative Legal Service Providers be the norm?
What are the most common legal mistakes made by entrepreneurs when launching and managing start-ups?
Instituting gender quotas is a controversial approach to achieving gender equality. The question is: does it take us a step closer to breaking the glass ceiling?
At the table, not on the menu: Non-standard workers and collective bargaining in the platform economy
Is collective bargaining a viable tool to “negotiate” the direction of the phenomenon of the digital transformation of work?
Coordination and information exchanges in financial markets. What comes first: The chicken or the egg?
The increased intervention by competition authorities in financial markets comes with the risk of stifling efficiencies. Different approaches have been proposed to tackle illegal coordination without hindering necessary information flows.
Sovereign wealth funds have begun to play a critical role in the global economy. Maturing investment strategies and increasingly complex relationships between governments have led to challenges in regulation and international investment policy and strategy.
The transposition of the EU Antitrust Damages Directive moves ahead in the process of minimal harmonisation of aspects of the procedural and substantive rules surrounding private antitrust enforcement, however many of the rules introduced are both fragmented and incomplete leaving wide room for divergences in Member States.
Tax arbitration is an intricate area of law. It is therefore vital for us to understand what tax arbitration entails, its consequences for taxpayer rights, and the effects it has on the legal sector.
Can you imagine paying taxes, or even receiving government benefits, in Bitcoin? Once the domain of hackers and tech nerds, cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies are now entering the mainstream, and are well positioned to disrupt the world economic order as we know it.