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Participation Rights of Shareholders in Spanish Listed Companies
Posted on 29 Jan 2013 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

by Alicia Sánchez On 1 August 2011, Spain amended its companies law (Ley de Sociedades de Capital) to accord with European Union law. EU Directives aim to strengthen shareholder's rights in listed companies and to ensure cross border... Read More

Spanish court clears ex-judge in Civil War probe
Posted on 5 Mar 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

MADRID (AP) - The Spanish judge known for taking on high-profile human rights cases was acquitted Monday in a trial that had divided Spain. Judges ruled that Baltasar Garzon did not Full version (available to subscribers) Read More

Rule of Law Prevails Over Spanish Human Rights Activist Judge
Posted on 16 Feb 2012 by I&FL Community Staff (Rule of Law & Human

To some, Judge Baltasar Garzón of Spain's Audencia Nacional is a hero for his work from the bench to address human rights violations. Aggressively applying the concept of universal jurisdiction, the judge reached across the globe to bring... Read More

Levasseur's "Louisiana Pocket Civil Code" Praised for Accessibility in RIDC Review!
Posted on 7 Jun 2010 by Thomas J.R. Stadnik, Esq.

LexisNexis' "Louisiana Pocket Civil Code" has recently received high praise for its overall utility and accessiblity in a review published in the prestigious Revue Internationale de Droit Comparé. The reviewer, Nabil Mouaffak, sees... Read More

Civil Law & Mixed Jurisdictions Toolbox
Posted on 18 Feb 2011 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

For students of the law of all ages and lawyers faced with transactions involving foreign law in Civil Law or Mixed Jurisdictions perhaps for the first time, we at LexisNexis can provide you with fundamental tools and sources to enable you to grasp the... Read More

Labor reform talks in Spain appear at a stalemate
Posted on 10 Jun 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

MADRID - (AP) Talks between unions and management on reforming Spain's labor market appear to be at a stalemate, Spain's labor minister said Wednesday, making it more likely the Socialist government will impose its own labor reforms. ... Read More

Spanish Parliament to vote on labor reforms
Posted on 22 Jun 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

MADRID - (APINTL) Spanish lawmakers were expected Tuesday to approve labor market reforms the government says are crucial to bringing down a 20 percent jobless rate and restoring confidence among investors fretting over the prospect of another Greek-style... Read More

Spain downgraded as Europe debt crisis widens
Posted on 29 Apr 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

BERLIN- (APINTL) Europe's debt crisis has spread its contagion to another country as a major agency downgraded Spain's credit rating, even as Germany grudgingly moved closer to bailing out Greece from imminent collapse. Greece and Portugal... Read More

Spain: Basque separatist leader arrested in France
Posted on 21 May 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

MADRID - (AP) French police arrested the leader of Basque separatist group ETA Thursday and his second in command, Spanish officials said, calling it an important blow but not a death knell for the violent organization. It was the sixth arrest of an... Read More

Spain: judge indicted for probing Civil War
Posted on 7 Apr 2010 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff

MADRID - (AP) The Spanish judge who became an international hero by going after Augusto Pinochet and Osama bin Laden was indicted Wednesday for having dared to investigate what is arguably Spain's own biggest unresolved case: atrocities committed... Read More

Western European Laws Toolbox
Posted on 3 Jan 2011 by International & Foreign Law Community Staff (WE)

Western European Laws Toolbox Welcome to our Western European Laws Toolbox, our collection of laws and legal analysis for the nations of this important region. Please note that nations with an asterisk after their name are also members of the European... Read More