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...
(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
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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...
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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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...