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Did you acquire “Banco Popular” shares and still have them in your share portfolio? Let us show you how to recover your investment

Maybe you are –or perhaps the company you represent– one of those many shareholders of the Banco Popular Español, S.A. (hereinafter, “Banco Popular”) that decided to buy shares of this financial entity based on the solvency data it offered. Then you woke up on June 7th, 2017 and suddenly realise Banco Popular shares were worth…
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Incremento del salario mínimo interprofesional en el año 2020

Increase in the Minimum Interprofessional Salary in the year 2020

The Minimum Interprofessional Wage (“SMI”) is the minimum economic remuneration that is officially fixed by the State, and which any employer is obliged to pay to its employees. In this regard, on February 5, 2020, Royal Decree 231/2020 of February 4, which establishes the SMI for 2020 (“RD 231/2020”), entered into force, with retroactive effect…
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Best Lawyers 2020 recognizes Alentta Abogados

As Pelé said “No individual may win a match on its own”. Thanks to the Alentta Lawyers’ team four of our partners haven been recognised by the ranking Best Lawyers 2020 in their respective practices.   Antonio García (Litigation), Leopoldo Gimeno (Tax Law), José Juan Cortina and Ignacio Bordera (both in Corporate and M&A Law)…
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Objective dismissal for faults of assistance still justified

Article 52.d) of Royal Legislative Decree 2/2015, of October 23, which approves the Consolidated Text of the Workers’ Statute Law (“ET”) enables the employer to terminate the employment relationship by absenteeism in case of reaching certain thresholds for absences even if they are justified. Such thresholds are to reach (or, of course, exceed): (i) 20%…
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Alentta Abogados sponsors Infantil A of Sedaví Football Club

Alentta Abogados, in its commitment to support Valencian sport, will sponsor the 19/20 season for the Infantil A of the Sedaví Football Club, included in the queen category of the Children’s Soccer League at the level of the Valencian Autonomous Community. In Alentta Abogados we have been advising since our beginnings, mainly in tax matters…
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To Keep in mind for the upcoming General Shareholders’ Meetings

The general shareholders’ meetings of those companies where the financial year is the calendar year shall begin to be called soon. Thus, for those companies that closed their financial year last December 31, – the vast majority of the Spanish companies -, the time limit provided to in the Royal Legislative Decree 1/2010, July 2,…
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Keep your business information safe: The new act on business secrets will help you

The efforts undertaken internationally to ensure that the competitiveness of companies and research organizations that are based on know-how and undisclosed business information (business secrets) are adequately protected have a long standing. At first, these efforts were reflected in the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (Annex 1C of the Convention Establishing the…
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Alentta achieves it once more: New nullity of a swap because of informational defects

On January 21, 2019, the Sixth Section of the Provincial Court of Valencia has issued a sentence that is already firm, by which the lawsuit filed by one of our main clients, an important company belonging to the education sector, is estimated. The sentence declares the nullity of a financial swap contract, which years ago…
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The Royal Decree Act 21/2018 on lease contracts: A short duration

The Act 29/1994, of November, 24th, on Urban Leases (LAU), has been modified often since it entered into force. No need to go far to find examples, LAU was last modified in 2013 – we then issued our Newsletter 5/2013, which remains available in our website. The amendments to the LAU herein outlined were introduced…
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The IIVTNU: the TS precise the reach of the STC 59/2017, of May 11

As we discussed in our Circular 01/2018, the Constitutional Court (TC) in its Judgment of No. 59/2017, of May 11, 2017 (STC 59/2017), came to establish the partial nullity of certain articles of the Tax on the Increase in the Value of Urban Land (IIVTNU) because, in application of the same, it could be possible…
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